Steven McMillan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business, Business
Office Phone: 215-881-7629
Office Location: Conference Center, 7

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Educational Background

Ph.D., 1995, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Major: General and Strategic Management
Minor: Human Resource Administration
M.B.A., 1984, The American University, Washington, DC
Major: Accounting 
B.A., 1982, University of NC, Greensboro, NC
Major: Economics

Selected Publications List


McMillan, G. Steven & Casey, Debra (2010) “Paradigm Shifts in Industrial Relations: A Bibliometric and Social Network Approach” (eds.) David Lewin & Bruce Kaufman, Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 17, pp. 207-255.


McMillan, G. Steven, Bezzina, Frank, & Casey, Debra L. (In Press) “Malta’s Science Base and Accession into the European Union: Before and After” International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development.

McMillan, G. Steven, Bezzina, Frank, & Casey, Debra L. (In Press) “Smart Specialisation in Malta: A Bibliometric Look at Aquaculture” International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning.

McMillan, G. Steven (2015) “Exploration and Exploitation in Science: Their Impact on Scientific and Technological Outcomes” International Journal of Innovation Management, 19, 11 pages.

McMillan, G. Steven, Mauri, Alfredo & Casey, Debra L. (2014) “The Scientific Openness Decision Model: “Gaming” the Technological and Scientific Outcomes” Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 86, pp. 132-142.

McMillan, G. Steven & Casey, Debra L. (2013) “Positive Organizational Outcomes Associated with a Penchant for Openness” Science and Engineering Ethics 19, 3, pp. 799-812.

McMillan, G. Steven (2013) “Citations to Scientific Publications: Their Impact on Firm Technological Outcomes” International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning, 9, 1, pp. 74-79.

McMillan, G. Steven (2010) “Openness versus Secrecy in Nanotechnology” International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning, 6, pp. 205-209.

McMillan, G. Steven (2009) “Gender Differences in Patenting Activity: The Case of US Biotechnology” Scientometrics, 80. pp. 683-691.
Casey, Debra & McMillan, G. Steven (2008) “Identifying the Invisible Colleges of Industrial & Labor Relations Review”, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, 62, pp. 126-132.
McMillan, G. Steven (January 2008) “Mapping the invisible colleges of R&D Management”, R&D Management, 38, pp. 69-83.
McMillan, G. Steven & Casey, Debra (December 2007) “Identifying the invisible colleges of the British Journal of Industrial Relations: A bibliometric and social network approach”, British Journal of Industrial Relations 45:4 pp. 815-828.
McMillan, G. Steven & Hamilton, Robert (July 2007) “The public science base of US biotechnology: A citation-weighted approach”, Scientometrics, pp. 1-9.

Teaching Interests and Courses Taught

BA422W- Strategic Business Planning
MGMT 321- Leadership and Motivation
MGMT 451W- Business Ethics
MGMT 301- Basic Management Concepts


Albert S. Keister Scholar in Economics, UNCG, 1982
Nominated for Scholar of the Year, American University, 1984
Lion Heart Award Winner, Penn State Abington, 2002
Scholar of the Year, Penn State Abington, 2002 & 2010
Fulbright Specialist Grant to Finland, 2008
Fulbright Specialist Grant to Belgium, 2011
Fulbright Core Scholar Award to Malta, 2014-15

Professional Consulting Experience

Developed and conducted management development seminars for numerous well-known companies.  A partial client list includes:

  • State Farm Insurance Companies
  • Prudential Insurance of America
  • Metropolitan Life
  • E.I. duPont
  • Rohm and Haas
  • Lenox, Inc.
  • National Life of Vermont
  • CIGNA Financial Advisors
  • Waddell and Reed
  • US Environmental Protection Agency