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Alexander Manga, MBA, PhD

Alexander Manga, MBA, PhD

Alexander Manga, MBA, PhD
Alexander Manga, MBA, PhD

Associate Professor, Management
MBA Program Director
Phone: (231) 591-2972
Email: [email protected]


  • PhD, Western Michigan University, Evaluation
  • MBA, Western Michigan University, Finance
  • BS, Western Michigan University, General Studies


Alex has over 20 years of corporate leadership experience in the manufacturing arena both domestic and international. Holding the titles of: Company President, VP Business Development, NA Sales Manager, and Product Manager.

Alex has also either personally owned or been a partner in four different companies competing in four different industries: Manufacturing, Restaurant, Motorcycle, and Medical Consulting.

Current research interests are: International mergers and acquisitions and optimizing innovation through empowerment.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions


  • Demonstration
    Manga, A., JFFP -New Faculty Research, "The Business Of Lifestyle Medicine," JFFP, Ferris State University, (October 12, 2022).
  • Poster
    Manga, A., Junior Faculty Fellows Proogram, "Lifestyle In Medicine Market Development Research," FCTL, Big Rapids, Mi, (July 20, 2017).
  • Presentation
    Manga, A. (Author), Davidson, T. (Author), French, S. (Author & Presenter), AEA Annual Conference, "Using Empowerment to spur innovation," Western Michigan University, San Antonio, (October 18, 2011).