Marc Sollosy


Marc Sollosy is Associate Professor in the Management and Health Care Administration Department of the Lewis College of Business.  His primary teaching focus is in the area of strategic management and ethics.  His research interests examine a wide variety of areas including; strategic impacts of organizational design, human capital management, and social media.  Additionally, he actively examines pedagogical issues in the areas of experiential learning.

Guest Speaker, Rotary International, Huntington, WV March 2018
Task Force Member, Cabell County Schools, November 2016 to March 2017
DBA, Management – Strategy, Kennesaw State University, 2013
MBA, Marketing, The George Washington University, 1977
BS, Management, Management Bentley University, 1975
Robert Bruce Hayes Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Lewis College of Business, 2018
Outstanding Professor, Mortar Board National Honor Society, West Texas A&M University, 2007
MGT 320: Principles of Management
MGT 460: Strategic Management
MGT 699: Strategic Management
MPNA 777: Moral Management
Sollosy, M. D., & Gerlich, R. N. (2020). Strategic management and social media: Its role in strategic planning and management. SAM Advanced Management Journal, forthcoming.
Gerlach, J., Fink, M., Abodunde, B., Sollosy, M. D., & Coustasse-Hencke, A. M. (2019). Rethinking the obvious: Time for new ideas on medical malpractice tort reform. Health Care Manager, 38(2), 109-115.
McInerney, M., & Sollosy, M. D. (2019). Integrating artificial intelligence into traditional university business management programs. In A. Stachowicz-Stanusch, & W. Amann (Eds.). Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Business, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Sollosy, M. D., Guidice, R. M., & Parboteeah, K. P. (2019). Miles & Snow’s strategic typology redux: An examination through the lens of ambidexterity. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 27, 925-946.
Sollosy, M.D., & Weible, R. (2020). Does an information technology investment contribute to company performance; a further examination of the productivity paradox. International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology, 10(1), 5-11
Sollosy, M. D., McInerney, M., & Braun, C. K., (2016). Human capital: A strategic assets that’s time has come for recognition on organizations’ financial statements. Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance, 27(6), 19-27.
Kinsky, E., Drumheller, K., Gerlich, R. N., Brock, M. E., & Sollosy, M. D. (2015). The effect of socially mediated PR crises on planned behavior: How TPB can help both corporations and nonprofits. Journal of Public Relations Research.
Kinsky, E., Gerlich, R. N., Drumheller, K., & Sollosy, M. D., (2014). Race for crisis control: Attitudes and giving responses after Susan G. Komen for the Cure pulled planned parenthood funding. in public relations in the nonprofit sector (pp. 108-124). Routledge.
Sollosy, M. D., (2013). Early concepts of strategy. In Strategic Management in the 21st Century, ABC-CLIO, LLC.
Sollosy, M. D., (2013). The origins of strategy and strategic thought. In Strategic Management in the 21st Century, ABC-CLIO, LLC
Gerlich, R. N., Drumheller, K., & Sollosy, M. D. (2012). The reading motivation scale: A use and gratifications study of what drives people to read. Academy of Marketing Studies Journal, 16(95).
Gerlich, R. N., Drumheller, K., & Sollosy, M. D. (2012). The reading motives scale: A confirmatory factor analysis with marketing applications. Journal of Management and Market Research, 10(1).
Gerlich, R. N., Drumheller, K., & Sollosy, M. D. (2011). The reading motivations scale: Uses and gratifications of readers, with implications for marketers. Academy of Business Disciplines Journal, 3(2), 95-106.
Gerlich, R. N., & Sollosy, M. (2011). Comparing outcomes between a traditional F2F course and a blended ITV course. Journal of Case Studies in Education, 1.
Gerlich, R. N., & Sollosy, M. D. (2010). Predicting assessment outcomes: The effect of full-time and part-time faculty. Journal of Case Studies in Accreditation and Assessment.
Gerlich, R. N., Mills, L., & Sollosy, M. D. (2009). An evaluation of predictors of achievement on selected outcomes in self-paced online courses. Research in Higher Education Journal, 4(1).
Gerlich, R. N., & Sollosy, M. D. (2009). Assessing the assessment outcomes in the principles of marketing course. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 13(1), 127.
Gerlich, R. N., Mills, L., Sollosy, M. D. (2009). Multi ancillaries in the online classroom: The relationship between usage and student outcomes. International Journal of Educational Research, 4.
Terry, N., Mills, L., Rosa, D., & Sollosy, M. (2009). Do online students make the grade on the business major field ETS exam? Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 13(4), 109.
Terry, N., Mills, L., & Sollosy, M. (2008). Student grade motivation as a determinant of performance on the business Major Field ETS exam. Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC), 5(7).
HR strategy, Management education, Pedagogy, Small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and Strategic management
Marshall University, Associate Professor of Management, 2017 to Present
Marshall University, Assistant Professor of Management, 2013 to 2017
West Texas A&M University, Instructor of Management & Marketing, 2006 to 2013
SAGE, Inc., VP Enterprise Solutions, 2002 to 2006
Consultant, Strategic Management, 2001 to 2002
Corporate Systems, VP & CIO, 1996 to 2001