Dr. George E Duychak

Business Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 245 Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 312-515-6658
Email: duychakg@uwstout.edu
Personal website: duychakg@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

Spent 30 years in retail management at the corporate level. Have taught graduate (MBA)business courses for 12 years. Consulted for AC Nielsen and Walgreens USA

Teaching Interests: Retail Management, Merchandising, Retail Strategy, Leadership, Retail Decision-making

Education

    • DBA Strategic Management and International Marketing
      Argosy University
      2007
    • MBA Management
      Olivet Nazarene University
      2000
    • BS Business Administration in Marketing and Management
      Elmhurst College
      1995

Licensures and Certifications

  • Advanced Professional Graduate Business Certificate in International Marketing:
  • Advanced Professional Graduate Business Certificate in Strategic Management:
  • Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE):
  • Food Management Professional (FMP):
  • Certified State of Illinois, Dept. of Health, “ServSafe” sanitation Instructor/exam proctor:
  • Certificate - Dale Carnegie Exécutive Communications Course:

Work Experience

    Industry

      • Road Ranger Truck Stops and Travel Centers
        District Supervisor
        2010 - 2013
      • AC Nielson Company for Walgreen’s USA
        Associate Client Director
        2008 - 2009
      • Family Express Inc
        Director of Store Operations
        2006 - 2007
      • White Hen Pantry, Inc
        Director of Store Operations
        1993 - 2002
      • White Hen Pantry, Inc
        Manager of Special Projects and General Manager of the “Sandwich Works” Concept Store Operations
        1991 - 1993
      • White Hen Pantry, Inc
        Manager of Marketing and Merchandising Services
        1989 - 1991
      • White Hen Pantry, Inc
        Category Manager
        1988 - 1989
      • White Hen Pantry, Inc
        General Manager of Corporate Store Operations
        1987
      • White Hen Pantry, Inc
        Store Counselor
        1985 - 1986
      • White Hen Pantry, Inc
        Merchandising and Store Re-set Specialist
        1984 - 1985
      • White Hen Pantry, Inc
        Manager Training Specialist
        1983 - 1984

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • Olivet Nazarene University, Faculty of Adult and Continuing Studies and School of Business
        Adjunct Professor
        2002 - 2010
      • Elmhurst College, Faculty of Elmhurst Management Program and Business Department
        Adjunct Professor
        2006
      • Le Cordon Blue College of Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management
        Instructor
        2003 - 2006
      • University of Wisconsin Department of Housing
        Tower Manager and Resident Assistant
        1981 - 1983

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Duychak, B., & Duychak, G. (2011). Enhancing female physical attractiveness increases work rewards. 15th Anniversary Global Reputation Institute Conference.

    Dissertation

    • Duychak, G. (2007). Corporate Mission Statements and Influence on Strategic Decision-Making (Dissertation). .

    Manual

    • Duychak, G. (2006). White Hen Pantry’s corporate store policies and procedures handbook. , Elmhurst, IL.
    • Duychak, G. (2006). White Hen Pantry’s franchisee operations manual twelfth revision. , Elmhurst, IL.

    Video

    • Duychak, G. Perishables I: White Hen Pantry train the trainer series (Video). , Elmhurst, IL.
    • Duychak, G. Perishables II: White Hen Pantry train the trainer series (Video). , Elmhurst, IL.
    • Duychak, G. Perishables III: White Hen Pantry train the trainer series (Video). , Elmhurst, IL.
    • Duychak, G. Customer service I: White Hen Pantry train the trainer series (Video). , Elmhurst, IL.
    • Duychak, G. Customer service II: White Hen Pantry train the trainer series (Video). , Elmhurst, IL.
    • Duychak, G. Plus selling: White Hen Pantry train the trainer series (Video). , Elmhurst, IL.
    • Duychak, G. Store conditions and sanitation: White Hen Pantry train the trainer series (Video). , Elmhurst, IL.

Presentations

    Panel Chair

    • Duychak, G., & Duychak, D. (April 8, 2011). Marketing in China. Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities, Atlanta, GA, United States.

    Guest Lecture

    • Duychak, G. (2009). Accounting functions: You cannot manage what you cannot count. , Oshkosh, WI, United States.

    Keynote/Plenary Address

    • Duychak, G. (April, 1995). Corporate store operations. White Hen Pantry Franchise Association and Vender Partners Semi-Annual Conference, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, United States.
    • Duychak, G. (October, 1994). Retail loss prevention management. White Hen Pantry Franchise Association and Vender Partners Semi-Annual Conference, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, United States.
    • Duychak, G. (April, 1994). Inventory management and controls. White Hen Pantry Franchise Association and Vender Partners Semi-Annual Conference, Oakbrook Terrace, IL.
    • Duychak, G. (October, 1993). Perishable merchandising. White Hen Pantry Franchise Association and Vender Partners Semi-Annual Conference, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, United States.
    • Duychak, G. (April, 1993). Common area maintenance. White Hen Pantry Franchise Association and Vender Partners Semi-Annual Conference, Elmhurst, IL, United States.
    • Duychak, G. (October, 1992). New real estate analysis. White Hen Pantry Franchise Association and Vender Partners Semi-Annual Conference, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, United States.
    • Duychak, G. (April, 1992). Recruiting and staffing. White Hen Pantry Franchise Association and Vender Partners Semi-Annual Conference, Elmhurst, IL, United States.
    • Duychak, G. (October, 1991). Category management. White Hen Pantry Franchise Association and Vender Partners Semi-Annual Conference, Elmhurst, IL, United States.
    • Duychak, G. (April, 1991). GOLD – Grand opening look daily. White Hen Pantry Franchise Association and Vender Partners Semi-Annual Conference, Elmhurst, IL, United States.

Applied Research

    Uncategorized

    • Duychak Consulting Inc (Waynesville, MO)
      (2013 - Present)

Service

    University

    Professional

    • Board of Advisors, Midwest Brain Injury Clubhouse (2006 - 2008)