Dan Moshavi

Executive Education Instructor

Award winning instructor at several universities, including Montana State University and San Jose State University. Previously served as business dean at Montana State University and Dominican University of CA. 15 years of consulting/executive training in change management, leadership and organizational behavior, and client service management.

Academic & Professional Accomplishments

  • PhD, Management and Organizational Studies, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • MBA, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • BA, International Affairs, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Positions Held/Visiting Positions

  • Professor of Management, Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA, '11-present
  • Dean, School of Business and Leadership, Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA, '11-'13
  • Dean, College of Business, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
  • Professor of Management, College of Business, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT; served as interim dean for a year '08-'11
  • Associate Professor of Management '04-'10
  • Assistant Professor of Management '00-'04
  • Faculty Member, Executive Master’s in Humanitarian Logistics and Management, Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland '09-present
  • Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business, San Jose State University '98-'00
  • Graduate Teaching Fellow, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR '94-'98
  • Management Consultant Bozeman, MT/Mill Valley, CA '02-present
  • Principal Moshavi Communications, Tiburon, CA '92-'94
  • Director of Communications Graham and James, San Francisco, CA '89-'92
  • Manager of Public Relations Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC '88-'89
  • Public Information Officer The George Washington University, Washington, DC '85-'88

Selected Papers & Publications

  • Shehryar, Omar and Moshavi, Dan (2014). “Communication Techniques in Adaptive Selling: A Strategic Account Management Approach.” Journal of Selling, 14(1), 44-54.
  • Adaptive Selling: A Strategic Account Management Approach.” Journal of Selling, 14(1), 44-54.
  • Bryant, Scott, Lande, Gary and Moshavi, Dan. (2012). “A Knowledge-Based View of Improving the Physician- Patient Relationship.” Academy of Health Care Management Journal, 8(1), 9-19.
  • Bryant, Scott, Moshavi, Dan, Lande, Gary, Leary, Myleen and Doughty, Robert (2011) “A Proposed Model for the Role of Physician Peer Mentoring in Improving Physician Communication and Patient Satisfaction.” Academy of Health Care Management Journal, 7(1), 45-57.
  • Refereed Conference Papers, Symposia and Workshops
  • Moshavi, Dan, Bryant, Scott and Lande, Gary. “A Critical Incident Comparison of the Communication Patterns of High- and Low-Service Quality Rated Pediatricians’ Presentation at the Summer 2015 Frontiers in Service Conference, San Jose, CA.
  • Moshavi, Dan and Standifird, Steve. “Managing in a Culture of Debate: An Administrator’s Guide to Reducing Friction Through the Use of Procedural Fairness.” Presentation at the 2014 International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education, Nashville, TN.

Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s Endowment Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching, College of Business, Montana State University '08
  • Best Empirical Paper Award Finalist, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education '08
  • Montana State University Cox Award for Creative Scholarship and Teaching '07
  • Gary K. Bracken Student Choice Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching, College of Business, Montana State University '07
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (business honor society) Professor of the Year, Montana State University '07
  • President’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Montana State University (university-wide teaching award) '06
  • Nemours Research Fellow, Nemours Center for Medical Leadership '05-'06
  • Montana State University Alumni Association/Chamber of Commerce
  • Award for Excellence (Top 40 seniors on campus are recognized for excellence and each one, in turn, selects the faculty member that most significantly influenced their academic experience) '05
  • B.E.S.T. Research Awards (course reduction), Montana State University, for research projects in the areas of service quality in health care and management education '04, '05, '06, '07
  • Dean’s Endowment Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching, College of Business, Montana State University (selected by a vote of college faculty) '04
  • Code of Excellence Award, College of Business, Montana State University (selected by the faculty as the individual who best represents the college’s eight guiding principles of excellence) '04
  • Montana State University Alumni Association/Chamber of Commerce Award for Excellence '04
  • Gary K. Bracken Student Choice Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching, College of Business, Montana State University (selected by a vote of graduating seniors) '03
  • Dean’s Endowment Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching, College of Business, Montana State University (selected by a vote of college faculty) '02
  • Montana State University Alumni Association/Chamber of Commerce Award for Excellence '02
  • San Jose State University Institute for Teaching and Learning best paper award (College of Business) for research on college teaching and learning. (""Yes And: Introducing Improvisational Theatre Techniques to the Management Classroom."") '99
  • Harvey Wilson/Society for Human Resource Management Foundation
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant '97-'98
  • Donald A.Watson Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award.
  • One of two graduate student instructors in the Lundquist College of Business to be recognized for teaching excellence. Selected by a vote of all undergraduate business students at the University of Oregon '96-'97
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award. Selected as top graduate student instructor in the Department of Management, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon '95-'96
  • External Service and Assignments...
  • Community Service:
  • Manuscript reviewer, Systems, Man and Cybernetics '06
  • Member, Leadership Team, Applied Improvisation Network '04-'05
  • Ad-hoc manuscript reviewer, Journal of Management Education '02-present
  • Board Member, Gallatin Valley chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management '01-present
  • Business Plan Reviewer, Bozeman Tech Round-up (Venture Capital Contest) '00-'01
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Western Academy of Management Annual Meeting '00
  • Service to University
  • Dominican University of California
  • University Assessment Committee '14
  • Member, University Student Retention Task Force '14
  • Montana State University:
  • Chair, University Committee on Athletics '08
  • Member, MSU APR Institutional Recovery Plan Committee '07-'09
  • Guest Speaker for MSU Friday Program '07
  • Member, Assessment of Learning Committee, College of Business '07-present
  • Guest speaker for MSU Friday program '07
  • Guest speaker for Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society) '07
  • Guest speaker for MSU Friday program '06
  • Management Faculty Search Committee, College of Business '06
  • Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee. College of Business '05-'07
  • Member, Accounting Faculty Search Committee, College of Business '05-'06
  • Guest speaker for MSU Friday program '05
  • Guest speaker for Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society) '05
  • Chair, Search Committee, Finance Faculty Position, College of Business '04
  • Guest speaker for MSU Friday program '04
  • Guest speaker for MSU Friday program '03
  • Member, Study Abroad Interview Committee, Office of International Programs '03
  • Guest speaker for MSU Friday program '02
  • Chair, Curriculum Committee, College of Business '02-'07
  • Member, Search Committee, Finance Faculty Position, College of Business '02
  • Judge, Montana Family Business of the Year Awards, College of Business '02
  • Study Abroad Interview Committee, Office of International Programs '02
  • Guest speaker for Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society) '02
  • Faculty Advisor, Management and Human Resources Club '01-'04
  • Member, Graduate Committee for (Two) Candidates Pursuing the Master’s of Science Degree in Applied Psychology '01-'02
  • Guest speaker for MSU Friday program '01
  • Guest speaker for Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honor Society) '01
  • Member, International Committee, College of Business '00-present
  • Present, Faculty Liaison to Jonkoping International Business School Student Exchange Program '00-present
  • Course Coordinator, Business 301 (Management and Organizations) '00-present
  • Member, Search Committee, Management Faculty Position, College of Business '00-'01
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, College of Business '00-'01
  • Service to Barowsky School of Business:
  • Member, Accounting Faculty Search Committee '14
  • Chair, Marketing Faculty Search Committee '14
  • Chair, Mid-term Review Committee, School of Business '13
  • Member, Finance Faculty Search Committee '13