Academic Board of Directors
Dr. S.S. Mantha
Former Chairman -AICTERead More
Dr. S.S. Mantha
Former Chairman - AICTE
Dr. S.S. Mantha, Former AICTE Chairman is known for implementing significant changes to bring transparency and accountability in the AICTE administration.
An alumnus of VJTI, Mumbai Dr. Mantha was HOD of Mechanical Engineering at VJTI where he taught for 2 decades. Subsequently he was appointed the pro vice chancellor, SNDT Women’s University by the Government of Maharashtra.
He joined All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in March 2009 as its Vice Chairman and took over as Chairman, AICTE on January 5, 2012. He successfully initiated CMAT exam, which has become the largest MBA exams in the country after CAT.
Dr. Subodh Kulkarni
President - Indo American SocietyRead More
Dr. Subodh Kulkarni
President - Indo American Society
Knowledgeable and Experienced Professional in Management Education with over 3 decades of experience.
Held leadership positions in the Integrated Project, Operations and Business Development Function - Contracts / Sourcing / Procurement / Logistics / Operations at the local in-country level and in the large MNC organizations at both India and Asia Pacific / Global levels.
Campus Director and Head - Corporate and International Alliances at Thadomal Shahani Centre For Management (TSCFM) and Former Dean - Corporate Relations and International Linkages at Dr. V. N. Bedekar Institute of Management Studies Also, currently associated with Indo American Society as President
Mr.Allan W. Bird
Darla and Frederick Brodsky Trustee Professor in Global BusinessRead More
Mr.Allan W. Bird
Darla and Frederick Brodsky Trustee Professor in Global Business,
PhD in Organizational Studies, University of Oregon M.A. in International Management, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan B.A. in Special Studies, California State University, Fresno
Research and Teaching Interests
Professor Bird has spent nine years researching the challenges facing today’s global leaders. He is currently researching the expert cognition in global leaders and the impact of intercultural capacity on global leader effectiveness. He teaches courses on Cultural Aspects of International Business and Living and Working Abroad.
Awards and Honors
2008: Best Symposium Award, Management Education & Development, Academy of Management, 'How Should We Assess and Develop Intercultural Competencies in Current and Future Global Leaders.
2007: Best Symposium Award, Management Education & Development, Academy of Management, 'Facing the Brutal Facts of Global Leadership Development.
2006: Douglas Durand Excellence in Research Award, College of Business Administration, University of Missouri-St. Louis
2001: Best Symposium Award, Management Education & Development, Academy of Management, 'Intercultural Teaching in Times of Virtuality.
2001: Dept. of Education, Business and International Education Program Topic: Building a Quality International Business Program
1998: Gold Medal, International Interactive Multimedia Competition, New York Film Festival, Bridging Cultures
1997: Best Reviewer, Careers Division, Academy of Management
1996: Global Affairs Office Seed Grant, California Polytechnic State University Topic: International Internships in Thailand
1996: Global Affairs Office Seed Grant, California Polytechnic State University Topic: International Study Abroad/Internship in Japan
1996: Global Affairs Office Seed Grant, California Polytechnic State University Topic: Behavioral Simulation & Case on Negotiating In China
1994-95: Professional Excellence Award, College of Business, California Polytechnic State University
1991-92: Dept. of Education, Business and International Education Program Topic: Computer-based Pre-Departure Diagnostic for International Assignees
1989-90: NEC Research Fellowship Topic: Information Technology and Organizational Structure in Japan
1986-87: Fulbright Graduate Research Fellow, Japan Topic: Managerial Succession in Japan
1986: Doctoral Student of the Year, College of Business Administration, University of Oregon
1979: China Youth Corps Fellow, Seminar on China Studies, Chengchi University, Taiwan
1977: Fellowship, World Affairs Council of Northern California
Bird, A., Mendenhall, M. E., Stevens, M. J., Oddou, G. (2010). Defining the domain of intercultural competence for global leaders. Journal of Managerial Physhcology, 25(8), 810-828.
Bird, A. (2010). Review of W. Carl Kester’s Japanese takeovers: The global contest for corporate control. (vol. 3, pp. 528-530). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press in Journal of International Business Studies.
Herman, J., Stevens, M., Bird, A., Mendenhall, M., Oddou, G. The Tolerance for Ambiguity scale: Toward a more refined measure for international management research.. To appear in International Journal for Intercultural Research.
Mendenhall, M. E., Oddoui, G. R., Stevens, M. J., Bird, A., Osland, J., Furuya, N. (2009). Developing global competencies in Japanese managers: Research, process and recommendations. Journal of Strategic Management Studies, 1(2), 57-68.
Furuya, N., Bird, A., Stevens, M., Oddou, G., Mendenhall, M. (2009). Mechanisms for developing global competencies: Research on a global competency development model for Japanese corporate overseas assignees. Rikkyo Business Review.
Furuya, N., Stevens, M., Bird, A., Oddou, G. & Mendenhall, M. (2009). Managing the learning and transfer of global management competence: Antecedents and outcomes of Japanese repatriation effectiveness. Journal of International Business Studies, 40: 200-215.
Metcalf, L., Bird, A. & Dewar, D. (2008). Mexico and the U.S.: Common Border, Common Negotiating Orientations. Thunderbird International Business Review, 50,1: 25-43.
Metcalf, L., Bird, A., Peterson, M., Shankarmahesh, M. & Lituchy, T. (2007). Cultural influences in negotiation: A four country comparative analysis. International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 7(2): 147-188.
Metcalf, L., Bird, A., Lituchy, T., Peterson, M. & Shankarmahesh, M. (2007). Cultural Tendencies in Negotiation: A comparison of Finland, Mexico, Turkey, and the United States. International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 7(2): 147-168.
Miah, K. & Bird, A. (2007). The impact of culture on HRM styles and firm performance: Evidence from Japanese parents, Japanese subsidiaries/joint ventures and South Asian local companies.International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18 (5): 908-923.
Bird, A. & Osland, J.S. (2006). Making sense of intercultural collaboration. International Journal of Management and Organizations, 35 (4): 115-132.
Metcalf, L., Bird, A., Shankarmahesh, M., Aycan, Z. & Valdelamar, D. (2006). Variations in negotiation behavior: A five-country comparison of Finland, India, Turkey, Mexico and the United States. Journal of World Business, 41: 382-394.
Osland, J.S. & Bird, A. (2006.) Global leaders as experts. Advances in Global Leadership, 4: 125-145.
Stevens, M., Furuya, N., Oddou, G., Bird, A. & Mendenhall, M. (2006). HR Factors affecting repatriate job satisfaction and job attachment for Japanese managers. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 17: 831-841.
Stevens, M.J. & Bird, A. (2004). On the myth of believing that globalization is a myth: The effects of misdirected responses on obsolescing an emergent substantive discourse. Journal of International Management, 10: 501-510.
Bird, A. & Mitsuhashi, H. (2003). Entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial processes: Historical and theoretical perspectives on entrepreneurship in the Japanese context. Asian Perspective, 27, 3: 125-175.
Bird, A. (2003). Threats to peace, challenges to prosperity: Themes from the 4th Shibusawa Seminar. Asian Perspective, 27, 3: 7-20.
Bird, A. & Stevens, M.J. (2003). Toward an emergent global culture and the effects of globalization on obsolescing national cultures. Journal of International Management, 9, 4: 395-407.
Bird, A., Gunz, H.P. & Arthur, M.B., (2002). Careers in a complex world: The search for new perspectives from ?new science.? M@n@gement, 5,1: 1-14.
Bird, A. (2002). Using video clips in the classroom. Insights, 2,3: 20-22.
Gunz, H.P., Bird, A. & Arthur, M.B. (2002). Response to Baruch: We weren?t seeking canonization, just a hearing. M@n@gement, 5,1: 23-29.
McNett, J. & Bird, A. (2002). Experiential Teaching and Learning in International Management.Insights, 2, 2: 11-12.
Osland, J.S. & Bird, A. (2000). Beyond sophisticated stereotyping: Cross-cultural sensemaking in context. Academy of Management Executive, 14: 1-12.
Bird, A., Mendenhall, M., Osland, J. & Schneider, S. (1999). Adapting and adjusting to other cultures: What we know but don't always tell. Journal of Management Inquiry, 8: 152-165.
Bird, A., Taylor, S. & Beechler, S. (1998). A typology of international human resource management in Japanese MNCs: Organizational Implications. Human Resource Management, 37: 159-172.
Bird, A., Kennelly, J.J & Beechler, S. (1998). Managing across cultures: How American and Japanese managers who work together perceive each other. Journal of the Institute of International Relations, 5: 92-123.
Baba, M., Granrose, C. & Bird, A. (1996). Career planning and development of managers employed in Japanese firms and US subsidiaries in Japan. Journal of Asian Business, 11: 71-96.
Bird, A. & Wiersema, M. (1996). Underlying assumptions of agency theory and implications for non-US settings: The case of Japan. Advances in Research on the Sociology of Organizations, 14: 149-180.
Wiersema, M. & Bird, A. (1996). Universalizing upper echelon theory: Contrasting US theory with Japanese firm performance. Journal of Asian Business, 12: 1-30.
Bird, A. & Beechler, S. (1995). Links between business strategy and human resource management strategies in U.S.-based Japanese subsidiaries: An empirical investigation.Journal of International Business Studies, 26: 23-45.
Kotha, S., Dunbar, R. & Bird, A. (1995). Strategic action generation: A comparison of emphasis placed on generic competitive methods by U.S. and Japanese managers. Strategic Management Journal, 16: 195-220.
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), Rollins College Guest Speaker Series, "Re-Imagining Undergraduate International Business Education,” Rollins College, Orlando, FL. (December 3, 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), International Leadership Association, "Assessing Intercultural Competency in a Global Context: Using the Global Competencies Inventory,” International Leadership Association, Boston, MA. (October 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), Academy of Management, "Drawing lines and building fences,” Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. (August 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), Academy of Management, "What is global leadership?,” Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. (August 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), Northeastern Lead Dog Event, "Globalization, Complexity & Leadership,” Brown Brothers Harriman, Boston, MA. (May 18, 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Berdrow, I. (Presenter & Author), Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) Annual Meeting, "Using the Intercultural Effectiveness Scale (IES) for Global Competency Awareness, Assessment and Development,” CUIBE, Washington, DC. (March 24, 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Creating Trust and Building Relationships, Global Skill Development Symposium, San José, CA. (April 2009).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Expert Cognition in the Global Leadership Context, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. (March 2009).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Leading Change Through Building Community, 1st Annual Symposium on Global Change Leadership, San José, CA. (February 2009).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Expert Cognition in the Global Leadership Context., Nanjing University School of Business., Nanjing, China. (December 2008).
Bird, A., The Globalization of Business, Leadership and Diversity Management., Diversity Management Studies Association of Japan., Tokyo, Japan.. (December 2008).
Bird, A., Global Leaders: How to Become One, How to Develop Them., American Chamber of Commerce in Japan., Tokyo, Japan.. (October 2008).
Industry and Academic Experience
Prior to joining Northeastern University, Allan Bird was the Eiichi Shibusawa-Seigo Arai Professor of Japanese Studies and Director of the International Business Institute in the College of Business Administration, University of Missouri-St. Louis. He was also director of the College’s International MBA program. He previously held positions at California Polytechnic State University (where he headed the Global Strategy and Law Area) and New York University and has been a visiting professor/researcher at Columbia University, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Rikkyo University (Japan) Osaka International University (Japan) and Japan’s National Self Defense Academy. Since 2001, Allan also serves as President of The Kozai Group, Inc., an international consulting firm focused on assessing and developing global leadership potential. He serves on the boards of several organizations in Europe, North America and Japan. Some of the companies he has worked with include AT&T, Coca Cola, Ernst & Young, Fujitsu, GE, Molex, Monsanto, Nippon Express, Sharp and Watchmark.
His professional service includes tenures as President of the Association of Japanese Business Studies, as well as lengthy service on the Association’s Executive Committee. In the Academy of Management, he was a former chair of the Careers Division and has served on the Executive Committee of the International Management Division. He was a key architect and founding member of the International Organization Network (ION), a network of academics and managers from around the world committed to increasing the quality and impact of research on people and their effectiveness in international organizations. He was also a key architect, founding member and head of the Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education, a collaborative effort by more than 25 universities.
Allan W. Bird
313A Hayden Hall
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Mr.David A. Ralston
Price Chair in International Business and Professor of ManagementRead More
Mr.David A. Ralston
Price Chair in International Business and Professor of Management
DBA (Florida State) Professor Ralston teaches cross cultural management and organizational behavior. His research interests lie in the cross-cultural management areas related to values, ethics, influence and corporate responsibility. His work has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Management, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, California Management Review, Asia-Pacific Journal of Management, Management and Organization Review and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Professor Ralston is a member of the Academy of Management and the Academy of International Business. He has been guest editor of the Journal of International Business Studies and Academy of Management Review.
Dr. Arvind V. Phatak
Dr. Arvind V. Phatak
Professor Arvind V. Phatak, is Carnell Professor of Management and International Business and Management. He has a B.Sc. and MSW. (M.S. University of Baroda, (India), MBA (Temple University) and a Ph.D. (UCLA). Professor Phatak is Executive Director of the Institute of Global Management Studies, and the Temple University CIBER and was twice Chairman of the GSM Department.
A Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, and recipient of awards such as Temple University's Great Teacher Award (Pioneer Recipient), the Distinguished Faculty Award, and the MBA Professor of the Year Award (Pioneer Recipient), he has authored numerous articles, and seven international management and strategy books.
Mc-Graw Hill published his newest book Managing in a Diverse and Dynamic Global Environment in 2004. Professor Phatak has lectured and consulted worldwide.
Dr. Ilan Alon
Visiting Scholar and Asia fellow at Harvard University.Read More
Dr. Ilan Alon
Visiting Scholar and Asia fellow at Harvard University.
Ilan Alon is George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Chair of International Business, Director of The China Center at Rollins College, and Visiting Scholar and Asia fellow at Harvard University. Dr. Alon teaches undergraduate and graduate courses relating to International Business management and marketing at Rollins College. He also has significant executive and MBA education and consulting experiences in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and America. Among his recent books are Chinese Entrepreneurs, China Rules, Globalization of Chinese Enterprises, Service Franchising: A Global Perspective, Business Education and Emerging market Economies: Perspectives and Best Practices, and Chinese Economic Transition and International Marketing Strategy.
Dr. Alon is a recent recipient of the Chinese Marketing Award, a dual award from the Tripod Marketing Association (China) and the Society for Marketing Advances (USA). He has taught courses in top Chinese MBA programs including Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fudan University, and China Europe International Business School. He is also an international business consultant, with experience in China as well as other countries, and a featured speaker in many professional associations
Dr. John McIntyre
Executive Director,Read More
Dr. John McIntyre
Academic Area(s):Strategic Management
Address:800 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Dr. John R. McIntyre, is founding Director of the Georgia Tech CIBER, professor of management (Strategy Area) in the College of Management with a courtesy appointment in international relations in the Georgia Tech’s Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. He received his graduate education at Northeastern University, completing his Ph.D. at the University of Georgia. Prior to joining Georgia Tech in September 1981, he was Research Associate for International Management at the Dean Rusk Center of the University of Georgia Law School. He has published in journals such as Technology and Society, Public Administration Quarterly, International Management Review, Defence Analysis, Studies in Comparative and International Development, The Journal of European Marketing, Politique Internationale, International Executive, International Trade Journal, among others.
Author or coauthor of the following books: Uncertainty in Business-Government Relations: The Dynamics of International Trade Policy, The Political Economy of International Technology Transfer, International Space Policy: Legal, Economic, and Strategic Options for the Twentieth Century and Beyond, Japan’s Technical standards: Implications for Global Competitiveness, Business and Management Education in China: Transition, Pedagogy and Training, A Handbook: Business and Management Education in Transitioning and Developing Country, Globalization of Chinese Enterprises, The Multinational Enterprise and the Challenge of Sustainable Development. His professional memberships include: Sigma Xi, The Academy of International Business, The Academy of Management, Policy Studies Organization, The American Society for Public Administration. He is the recipient of the State of Georgia Governor’s 2009 International Award in international business education in 2009.
Dr. McIntyre is an expert on the primary aluminum industry. He is fluent in French, Italian, and Spanish.
Areas of Specialization
International business strategy
International technology transfer
International political economy
Issues relating to the globalization of the management curriculum
PhD, University of Georgia
Mr.Len J. Trevino
Gerald N. Gaston Eminent Scholar Chair in International BusinessRead More
Mr.Len J. Trevino
Gerald N. Gaston Eminent Scholar Chair in International Business
B.B.A,University of Notre Dame,1982
Dr. Len J. Trevino holds the Gerald N. Gaston Eminent Scholar Chair in International Business at the Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans. Dr. Treviño graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and earned an M.B.A. in Marketing from Indiana University, Bloomington. He earned a Ph.D. at Indiana University, Bloomington with a doctoral dissertation that examined the theory of the multinational enterprise and foreign direct investment in the United States.
Over the past 17 years, he has been a professor of global business strategy at several prestigious academic institutions, including at the University of Miami and Washington State University. Dr. Treviño has taught undergraduate, regular and executive M.B.A., and doctoral courses and seminars around the globe, including at Instituto de Empresa Business School (Spain), Durakij Pundit University (Thailand), National Economics University (Vietnam), Kyiv Mohyla Business School (Ukraine), and Buskerud University (Norway), among others.
Professor Trevino’s scholarly interests lie at the intersection of strategic management and international business. He has authored or co-authored over 35 refereed journal articles in international business and management journals. He has published articles in all of the leading international business journals, including Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, International Business Review, and Journal of World Business. In addition, he has published works in International Journal of Human Resource Management, Transnational Corporations, Journal of Labor Research, Applied Economics, and Business Horizons, among many others.
Dr. Trevino previously held professional positions in marketing at Whirlpool Corporation and as an account executive at Leo Burnett Advertising in Chicago. He has consulted widely in the field of global business strategy at such organizations as Eli Lilly, Dow Brands, DowElanco, Monsanto Corporation, Burson-Marsteller, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, among others. His current consulting engagements focus on strategy implementation and firms’ internationalization processes. Dr. Trevino’s work takes him all over the world. Most recently, he has worked in Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, Spain, Switzerland, Mexico, Ukraine, and USA. Dr. Trevino speaks Spanish, French, and Russian.