J. David Hunger

Teaching Statement

Dr. Hunger retired as an emeritus professor from Iowa State University in May 2006. While at ISU, he taught courses in Strategic Management  at the undergraduate level and strategic planning  at the graduate level as well as Entrepreneurship (Mgmt 310), and Introduction to Management (Mgmt 370).  Students remarked on his enthusiasm and interest in his topic. He provided real world examples while lecturing - especially to large classes.  In smaller classes he used cases to generate discussion and analysis of actual business situations.

Dr. Hunger is currently teaching a course in Strategic Management every Spring Semester at Saint John's University/College of Saint Benedict in Minnesota. You can still contact him by e-mail at jdhunger@iastate.edu.

Research Statement

Dr. Hunger is very interested in strategic planning and innovation. He is known for his case research - He researches business firms and writes cases about them for publication and for use in the classroom. He is known for his cases on Maytag Corporation and Younkers Department Store. His book, Strategic Management and Business Policy, co-authored with Tom Wheelen, is now in its 12th edition.  In 1999, it won the McGuffy Award for excellence andlongevity from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association.  He is currently working on the 6th edition of Essentials of Strategic Management.


Ph.D 1973 Ohio State University
MBA 1966 Ohio State University
BA 1963 Bowling Green State University

Honors and Recognitions

Innovation in Teaching Award (1999) from Dean's Advisory Council
Teaching Citation (1992) from Dean's Advisory Council
Best Case Award (1991) from McGraw Hill and Society for Case Research
Distinguished Paper Award (1988) from Midwest Management Society
Past-President of Board of Directors, Iowa State University Press, 1989-1996
Past-President, Society for Case Research (SCR), 1990-1991  
Past-VP & Chair of Individual Entrepreneurship Division, U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (USASBE), 2000-2001
President, North American Society for Case Research (NACRA), 2003-2004

E-mail address: jdhunger@iastate.edu
(Last updated 7/23/2009 by JDH)