Michael Cummings

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Faculty Director: Blended Learning MBA
Academic Division: Management

Bio

Michael Cummings is the founder of LTC Group, a Massachusetts corporation that owns and operates long-term care facilities. In addition, Cummings founded Health Force of Fall River, a provider of in-home nursing services. Cummings also founded Image Scan, a manufacturer of industrial bar code labels and related identification products. After selling Image Scan in 1999, Cummings was the United States General Manager of Tyco Identification Products from 1999 to 2001. He is the managing partner of Cummings Equity Partners. Professor Cummings is the faculty director of Babson blended learning MBA in Wellesley, MA and San Francisco, CA. His research interests center around public policy issues that impact the Massachusetts Health Care industry as they relate to organizational performance and survival.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University College Dublin
  • MBA, Babson College
  • BA, Merrimack College

Academic Interests

Competitive Strategy; Healthcare and Public Policy; Organizational Theory

Courses

  • Degree Courses 2018

    • MOB 7500 STRATEGY EXECUTION
    • MOB 7202 BL1 STRATEGY
    • MOB 7202 BL2 STRATEGY
    • MOB 7549 GLOBAL BUSINESS INSTITUTION AND POLICIES
  • Degree Courses 2017

    • MOB 7559 GLOBAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
    • MOB 7557 NATIONAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS
    • MOB 7202 BL1 STRATEGY
    • MOB 7202 BL2 STRATEGY
    • MOB 7549 GLOBAL BUSINESS INSTITUTION AND POLICIES

Publications

Cases and Teaching Notes - Cases reviewed by Babson peers, with teaching notes, publicly available

  • Cummings, M.F. (2017). The One Fund. The Case Center.
  • Cummings, M.F., Ottley, G.A., Brewster, R.A. (2014). Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: Extending a Legacy. Page: 22. Babson College.
  • Cummings, M.F. (2014). Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: Teaching Note. Page: 14. Babson College.
  • Cummings, M.F., Brewster, R.A. (2013). Sullivan Container. Page: 25. Babson College.
  • Cummings, M.F., Brewster, R.A. (2013). Sullivan Container - Teaching Note. Page: 7. Babson College.
  • Cummings, M.F., Ottley, G.A. (2012). Theo Chocolate. Babson College.
  • Cummings, M.F., Ottley, G.A. (2012). Theo Chocolate: Teaching Note. Babson College.

Other (please explain)

  • Cummings, M.F. (2011). Developing and Executing a Strategy While Confronting Conflicting Stakeholder Interests : Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance. Academic Publishing International.
  • Cummings, M.F. (2010). A Note on the US Wine Industry 2007.
  • Cummings, M.F. (2010). Matt Powell A.
  • Cummings, M.F. (2010). Matt Powell B.

Presentations

  • Surviving Difficult TimesCummings, M. British Academy of Management Conference, Undisclosed ( )
  • Reputation, Public Policy and Consumer Choice: Lessons from the Nursing Home Industry Cummings, M. Published Case Study , (2012)
  • Theo Chocolate Cummings, M. Published Case Study , (2012)
  • Developing and Executing a Strategy while Confronting Conflicting Stakeholder and Interests Cummings, M. European Conference on Management , (2011)
  • Managing in Difficult Times: Conflicting Perspectives Cummings, M. Eight Annual Conference of the Irish Academy of Management, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (2005)
  • Internationalization Efforts in an Age of Global CompetitionCummings, M. Irish Academy of Management Conference 2003; 6th Annual Conference , University College, Dublin (2003)
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