ISSN (Online: 2321-5518, Print:2348–2885)


Dr. Verl A. Anderson

Dr. Verl A. Anderson

Curriculum Vitae

US Army, Pentagon, Wash., DC – (Army Chief of Staff for Personnel Command)
Japan Works, Inc.
McDonald’s Corporation
Grand Marriott Moscow Hotel, Russia
NBC (New Business Creations); La Grande School District



  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Arizona State University - 1985
  • Masters of Library Systems Management (MLS) - Brigham Young University - 1972
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration  (BS) -  Brigham Young University - 1969


  • Full Professor of Business - Dixie State College (DSC), St. George, UT -  2001-present
  • Full Professor of Business - Eastern Oregon University (EOU), La Grande, Oregon – 1985 - 2001
  • Visiting professor University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand  - 1993-1994
  • Associate Library Director/Reference Librarian - EOU, La Grande, Oregon – 1972-1985


  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Distance Education on-line professor 2010 - present
  • Dixie State College – Distance Education on-line professor
  • Proficient in Blackboard, Angel, Vista, Canvas, Loud Cloud,and WebCT for Online course instruction


  • Successfully assisted the School for Deaf and Blind in Sergiev Posad, Russia,  by setting up a small business. Twelve trips taking senior university business students to Russia – August 1997 – May 2009.
  • Dr. Anderson was awarded the Service to Humanity Award from Sergiev Posad, Russia in 2009 in recognition of his service to the School for Deaf and Blind.
  • Negotiated with Idaho Power, NW Power Association, Salt River Project, Bonneville Power, PGE for incorporating a corporate university in conjunction with 4 universities
  • Pioneered Simultaneous Remote Searching (SRS) technology for the United States.
  • Awarded Army Commendation Medal & Army Achievement Medal US Army (twice) Pentagon,
  • Retired from US Army Reserves – 35 years of service, Active duty 2 years
  • Received Meritorious Service award 5 separate years (EOU)


  • NASAGA (North American Simulation and Gaming Association) - Board of Directors
  • OUS (Oregon University System) International Business - Executive Board Member
  • OUS International Trade Institute - Board Member
  • OUS Pacific Basin Committee Executive - Board Member
  • Dixie Escalante Kite Festival – Board of Directors
  • Boy Scouts of America:  Blue Mountain Council Executive Board; District Eagle Scout Board of Review; District Award of Merit;
  • CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) trained
  • Island Magic Club (Polynesian Dance Troupe)  - Faculty Advisor/Sponsor (13 years)


  • US Army, Pentagon, Wash., DC – (Army Chief of Staff for Personnel Command);
  • Japan Works, Inc.;
  • McDonald’s Corporation;
  • Grand Marriott Moscow Hotel, Russia;
  • NBC (New Business Creations); La Grande School District,

Economic and Social Sustainability of Deaf and Blind Students in Russia – 7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand,  2011
Effective Communications; Small Business Management Relationships -  Whittaker Studios, Ivins, UT 2010
Humanitarianism - Keynote speech, Opening Ceremonies for World Week, Dixie State College 2009
Working with the Deaf & Blind - 3 Homes for Wayward Children, Southern Utah 2009
Effective Workplace Relationships (1-day seminar McDonald’s Corporate Offices. Portland, Blue Mtn CC Marketing Warfare.  (2-day seminar).  Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC). & Portland  2000
Effective Human Relations. (2-day seminar).  Treasure Valley Community College (TVCC), and BMCC
“Small Business for Deaf and Blind School, Sergiev Posad, Russia” - International Academy of Business Disciplines. Los Angeles
“NASAGA Implementations for 98”   NASAGA - Atlanta, GA
“Effective  Packaging”   North American Simulation and Gaming Association - Ottawa, ONT, Canada
“Personality Types”   Association for Business Communication - Orlando
“NAFTA & New Zealand Foreign Trade” New Zealand Marketing Educators Conference - Canterbury,  NZ
“Consumer Buyer Behaviour”  Australia/New Zealand Academy of Management Conf - Melbourne, Australia 
“Marketing Opportunities for New Zealand Firms in Asia” - South China International Symposium: Managing Business in the 1990’s - Hong Kong/Macau 1994
“International Business for New Zealand Firms in Asia”  12th  Conf of the Assoc of Management- Dallas, TX
“email in Today’s Organizations” 59th Convention of the Assoc for Business Communication - San Diego,
“Powerbeat Batteries Ltd.”-  Annual Convention of International Business Case Studies -  New Orleans
“Total Quality Management”  - American Academy of Business Administration National Conf - Las Vegas,

_____  Economic and Social Sustainability of Deaf and Blind Students in Russia, The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, vol. 7, 2011.
____  Empowering the Deaf and Blind in Russia, Thunderbird International Business Review, 2011, Wiley Periodicals, Inc. (submitted, in review).
____  Empowering Eyes and Ears, DSC Business Magazine, Fall 2008
____ (reviewer for)Peng, Mike.  Global Business.  South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2008.
____ (reviewer for) The Handbook of Technology Management.  Wiley, 2008.
____ (focus group and reviewer for)Williams, Chuck. MGMT.  Thomson/South-Western, 2008.
____  Changing Handicapped Paradigm in Russia; Small Business Implications with Deaf and Blind.  (chapter in:  Biberman, Jerry.  Business Research Yearbook, Global Business Perspectives, vol. IX.  IABD,2002).
____  Powerbeat International, Ltd.  A Case Study. (in Sanyal, R. International Business. Prentice Hall, 2002).
____  Why and How Eastern Oregon University Should Develop an Integrated Marketing Effort.  Eastern Oregon University,  White Paper #1, July 1999
____  A Critical Analysis of the Home Web Pages of  Eastern Oregon and Eastern Oregon Collaborative College. Eastern Oregon University,  White Paper #2, July 1999
____  Equal Opportunity Assessment for the U.S. Army, April 1999, Office of Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, US Army,  Pentagon, Washington, DC
____  Food Stamps and the Military, March 1999, Office of Human Relations, ODCSPER, US Army, Pentagon, Washington, DC
____  Human Relations? In the Army???    ODCSPER Bulletin, March 1998, Office of Personnel, US Army, Pentagon, Washington, DC
____  But What Value is Command Climate Survey to Me?  Command Information, Spring 1998, US Army, Human Resources Directorate, Pentagon, Washington, DC
____  Command Climate Survey. Administered to all US Army units worldwide to all soldiers in the US Army.  December 1997.  HQDA DAPE-HR, Pentagon, Washington, DC
____  New Zealand Firms Marketing Opportunities in Asia.  Asia Journal of Business
____  An Approach to TQM Training.  American Academy of Business Administration National Conference Proceedings - Las Vegas, Nevada - 1993
____  Total Quality Management; in TRADOC Command.  Ft. Monroe, VA: HQ TRADOC, Department of the Army, 1989. (160 manual-TQM implementation in entire US Army)

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