Henry Petersen

Henry L. Petersen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Business Administration / Director, Doctor of Business Administration Program (Online)

Office Phone: (951) 343-2457
Email: hpetersen@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Office Location: Tyler Plaza
Office Hours: Monday 10:00AM-2:00PM AND Tuesday 10:00am-2:00pm


Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
Ph.D Strategy and Sustainability University of Calgary, Canada 2004
M.Sc. Energy and Environmental Management University of Calgary, Canada 1999
B.Sc. Cellular, Molecular, Microbial Biology and Zoology University of Calgary, Canada 1993

Additional Education

  • 2014 Online Teaching Certification, University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium, Wisconsin, USA
  • 2006 Master Teacher Certification for Higher Education, Georgia State Master Teacher Program, Atlanta, USA
  • 2003 Teaching Certificate for Higher Education, University of Calgary, Canada
  • 1995 Technician Certification for Plasma Generators, Scientific Utilization Inc., Alabama, USA
  • 1993 Master Electrical License, Alberta Labor Board, Canada
  • 1987 Journeyman Electrical Certification, Alberta Labor Board, Canada

Classes Taught

CIS 270 Business IT Application

BUS 463 Business and Organizational Management

BUS 485 Business Policy and Strategy

BUS 515 Organizational Behavior

BUS 770 Qualitative Research Methods

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

Corporate Strategy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and Corporate Governance

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

University of Wisconsin - MBA Consortium, Extension, and La Crosse Campus

  • Corporate Strategy, Advanced Applied Business Sustainability, Principles of Sustainability, Business, Labour and Human Rights, Organizational Behavior

Alliant International University

  • Corporate Strategy, Advanced Research Methods in Strategy, Social Entrepreneurship

Seattle Pacific University

  • Corporate Strategy, Organizational Behavior, Cross-cultural Leadership

Bainbridge Graduate Institute (guest)

  • Responsible Capitalism: Renewable Energy

University of Calgary at CENTRUM, Peru (guest)

  • Sustainable Development Strategies

Research, Presentations, and Publications

Most Recent Publications and Projects in Progress:
  • Guest Co-Editor with F. Lemke, Technology and the Balancing of Corporate Growth with Sustainability.


    Corporate Growth with Sustainability


    Technology and the Balancing


    Corporate Growth with Sustainability

     Special Issue with the journal Technological Forecasting and Social Change, May, 2018. 
  • Lemke, F, and H. L. Petersen (2018). Managing Reputational Risks in Supply Chains, In Yacob Khojasteh (Ed), Supply Chain Risk Management: Advanced Tools, Models and Developments. Springer Nature, pp. 65-84.
  • Panzone, L., F. Lemke, and Petersen, H. L. (2016). A Framework to Understand Consumer’s Assessment of Causality of Environmental Damage in Food Chains. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 111, 327-337
  • Lemke, F., and Petersen, H. L. (2016). 2016: The Year Business Goes Sustainable. Blue and Green Tomorrow. (Published: February 1, 2016) http://blueandgreentomorrow.com/features/2016-the-year-business-goes-sustainable/
  • Petersen, H. L., and F. Lemke. (2015). Mitigating reputational risks in supply chains. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 20(5), 495-510

Most Recent Presentations:

  • 2016. “A Responsible Service Dominant Logic.” Paper presented at the International Colloquium in Relationship Marketing. Toulouse, France. With F. Lemke
  • 2014. “The Role of Reputation in Consumer Assessment of Socially Irresponsible Behaviour in Food Chains: Lessons for Customer Management.” Paper presented at the International Colloquium in Relationship Marketing. Newcastle, UK. With L. Panzone and F. Lemke
  • 2013. “Consumer’s perception of sustainable products and services: opportunities for a service based business model.” Distinguished Guest Speaker, University of Newcastle, UK
  • 2013. “Managing customer relationships in modern society: understanding sustainable products and sustainable consumption.” Paper presented at the International Colloquium in relationship Marketing. Rennes, France. With F. Lemke
  • 2013. “Supply chain risks: How supplier behavior impacts corporate reputation and what do to about it.” Paper presented at the International Association for Business in Society annual meeting. Portland, OR, USA. With F. Lemke

Church Membership / Activities

Shadow Mountain Community Church

Community Service / Involvement

Most Recent Service

  • 2015-2017, Advisor to the La Crosse Wellness Center (G2G Inc.) 
  • 2013-2015, Volunteer, Court Appointed Special Advocate, YWCA CASA program La Crosse, WI. Serve the Court in monitoring the children in cases where the state has intervened
  • 2010-2013, San Diego Corporate Social Responsibility Roundtable, USA. Member. Participated within a group of 25 leading corporations vested in social responsibility
  • 2010-2013, Clean Tech Open. USA. Mentor and Sustainability Specialist. Participated as a mentor for two competing firms
  • 2010-2011, CreoCore International, San Diego, USA. Director. Non profit organization providing micro-financing to individuals in Mali, Africa
  • 2009-2012, CONNECT, San Diego, USA. Domain Expert