Frank Shipper



Professor Emeritus




Salisbury University


Frank Shipper is Professor Emeritus of Management in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD. He has been teaching, researching, and writing about employee ownership for over 40 years. For his work, he received University System of Maryland Regents’ Faculty Award for Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity. He has also received both Kevin Ruble and Louis O. Kelso Fellowships from Rutgers University. Additionally, he is coauthor and editor of Shared entrepreneurship: A path to engaged employee ownership. With his colleagues, he has published cases and articles, and made presentations on employee-owned companies that have a high-engagement culture. Over 1,000,000 imprints of the cases have been distributed. They have been used in over 700 universities in the US. In addition, they have attracted attention from over 160 countries. He has been invited to present at international forums such as Business Fights Poverty Conferences at Oxford University and the International Rendanheyi Model Forum in Qingdao, China. Furthermore, he has received multiple awards from the Academy of Management and the Center of Creative Leadership for his scholarship, and he co-authored the case entitled, “John Lewis Partnership and Brexit or not – What now?” that won the 2018 Molson International Case Writing Competition.