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Campus PO Box: 7026
Phone: 803-516-4611
Fax: 803-536-8078

Educational Background

B.S: Unviersity of South Carolina

MHRTA: University of South Carolina

Ph.D.: Virginia Tech


Research Interests

Strategic Management: Competition, Implementation and Formulation



Hospitality and Tourism Management

Research Activities
Selected Publications

Research Activities 


Editorial Board Member, The Small Business Institute Journal, 2011-present.
Editorial Board Member, The Southern Journal of Entrepreneurship, 2008-present.
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Culinary Science and Technology, 2006-present.
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Culinary Science and Technology, 2006-present.
Editorial Board Member, European Journal of Tourism Studies, 2006-present.
Ad-hoc Reviewer, Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 2004-present.

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Selected Publications 


 Refereed Journal Publications
Brizek, M.G. (2010). Food Cloning an Ethical Consideration for Business Organizations, Journal of Academic and Business Ethics,Vol.3 Pp. 1-11.
Brizek, M.G. (2010). Jet Blue Airlines – Trouble in the Sky, Journal of Aviation Management and Education, Vol. 1,Pp. 1-13.
Brizek, M.G. (2010).“It’s More Than Just the Perceived Exploitation of Women”: Contemporary Issues Facing Hooters Restaurants, Journal of Case Research in Business and Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 1-13.
Brizek, M.G. (2009).Teaching Case Study: Jack in the Box Attempts to Take on the “Big Three” Hamburger Chains Through Franchising and Diversification, Journal of Culinary Science and Technology, Vol. 7(4). Pp.294-305.
Brizek, M.G., Calvert, C.L. (2009). “No Butts About It”: An Investigation of Foodservice Consumers’ Attitudes Towards Pending Smoking Legislation within the State of South Carolina, Palmetto Business Review Journal, (Under Review).
Brizek, M.G., Dozier, E. (2008). Case Study: Another burrito place? Qdoba Mexican Grill Enters the Fast Growing, Fast-Casual Mexican Food Segment, Journal of Foodservice Business Research, Vol. 10 (4), Pp.108-121.

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MGT 412: Entrepreneurship

MGT 430: Business Policy

MGT 512: Entrepreneurship (MBA)

MGT 580: Integrated Business Analysis (MBA)


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