"People who occupy leadership roles in organizations can
influence not just their own firms, but by extension, the entire
economy." - James Shaw.
Professor James Shaw is a leading-edge researcher and educator
in the fields of managerial economics, business modeling
methodology, strategy, and the management of competitive advantage.
Dr. Shaw feels that equipping his students with a foundation of
inquiry and critical thinking, as well as the knowledge base to
positively impact communities - and indeed, world economies - is
his greatest reward as an academic and academician.
Approaching economics from a sustainability perspective -
integrating principles of social justice into his teaching -
Professor Shaw and his students generate progressive business and
financial models that serve to help developing and struggling
economies to thrive.
Dr. Shaw has consulted in the fields of management and economics
in both the public and private sectors since 1979. In addition, he
has authored four books on topics that include telecommunication
and the information economy.
Ph.D., Political Science, Managerial Science, University of Nevada, NV
M.A., Communications, Stanford University, CA
M.S., Resource Economics, University of Nevada, NV
M.A., Political Science, University of Nevada, NV
A.B., Political Science, Economics, University of San Francisco, CA
- The following courses represent the last 3 years of teaching and do not represent the current course offerings.
- MBA 6102: Macroeconomic Business Conditions
- MBAE 6919: Strategy
- MBAE 6910: Managerial Economics
- BUS 438: Strategic Business Modeling
- BSBE 311: Applied Macroeconomics
- BSBE 490: Current Issues: Business Economics
- BSBE 492: Strategic Economic Analysis
- PA 623: Economics and Finance for Pub. Managers
The following list is a selection of recent publications and
does not represent the entire body of research.
Telecommunications Deregulation & the Information
Economy, Boston, MA, Artech House, 2001
Strategic Management in Telecommunications, Boston, MA,
Artech House, 2000
Telecommunications Deregulation, Boston, MA, Artech House,
Communications and Technology Substitution," Technology
Futures Journal, Dallas, TX, 1997
Honors and Awards
Recipient of EMBA Outstanding Teaching Award, USF, 2013
Director, Business Economics programs, USF, 2009 - 2013
Adjunct Professor, Executive MBA program, USF, 2007 -
Chair, Department of Public Management, USF, 1995 - 1998
Director, Masters of Public Administration program, USF, 1989 -