Formally trained as an economist, Dr. Gartland spends his research and teaching time in the areas of competitive analysis, international business and strategy formulation as well as issues related to globalization.
He is interested in issues such as industry evolution and firm behavior; with specific interest in the health care industry. He is also interested in the use of business analytics and business intelligence.
Dr. Gartland has more than a dozen published articles and book chapters, as well as numerous international presentations.
He teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in competitive analysis, strategy, international business, managerial economics and applied statistical methods for business.
Dr. Gartland is the program director for the Helzberg MBA at Rockhurst University. In addition, he served as the program and curriculum coordinator for the MBA in health care leadership from 2002-2009.
He is the co-owner and principal analyst of Insightful Analytics – a company that specializes in business analytics and market research.