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Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Shane Spiller

Dr. Shane Spiller

Dr. Shane Spiller

Associate Professor - Management

Office:  GH 212
Phone:  270-745-8877


Dr. Spiller’s teaching areas span a wide array of leadership and management areas, most often extending to the areas of critical thinking, strategic decision making, and ethics.  He has won teaching awards at three universities, including WKU’s MBA teaching award and the Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year. 


Dr. Spiller’s research interests include motivation, leadership, and ethics with numerous articles published in a wide range of academic journals including the Journal of Business Ethics, and the Journal of Management Issues. 


Dr. Spiller earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior with a minor in statistics from the University of Alabama. 

Dr. Spiller serves as the Chair of the AACSB Maintenance of Accreditation Committee

In the community Dr. Spiller has won numerous volunteer awards for his roles with non-profits in the youth sporting community. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Leadership
  • Ethics
  • Business Strategy
  • Motivation
  • Teamwork
  • Human Resource Management
  • Non-Profit Entities

Professional Organizations:

  • Academy of Management
  • Southern Management Association
  • Southwest Management Association
  • International Leadership Association
  • International Conference on Advances in Management Board of Trustees

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 Last Modified 9/24/14