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Phillip Decker

Phillip Decker, Ph.D.

Professor of Healthcare Administration,
College of Business

Contact number: 281-212-1715
Office: Suite 120, Room 130, 2151 W. Holcombe Houston, TX 77030


A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Dr. Decker worked as a personnel research specialist for General Electric, assistant professor of management at University of Missouri, and associate professor of management at University of Hartford. He has consulted for Fortune 500 companies and healthcare systems, been an expert witness in EEO cases, and testified before congressional committees. He is currently a professor of healthcare administration.

Dr. Decker has published over 120 articles and 14 books and is an internationally recognized expert in the organizational culture of healthcare organizations, the use of competency models in integrated HR systems, strategic implementation, self-handicapping/goal orientation,and value realization. 

Curriculum Vitae

Courses (Current Academic Year)

  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Human Resources Management
  • Foundations