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Rob Konopaske

Rob is the Director of the Institute for Global Business and an Associate Professor of Management in the McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University. For the past ten years, he has been the core course coordinator for the undergraduate management principles course and has taught numerous other courses, including: Organizational Performance and Competitive Advantage, International Human Resources Management, and Cross-Cultural Management. Rob earned his doctoral degree in Business Administration (Management) at the University of Houston, a master in International Business Studies (MIBS) degree from the University of South Carolina, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from Rutgers University where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest academic honors society for liberal arts and sciences founded in 1766. Rob is a co-author of two best-selling management books with co-authors Tom Bateman and Scott Snell, Management: Leading and Collaborating in a Competitive World (13e) and M: Management (5e). Also, Rob is co-author of Organizational Behavior and Management (11e). Rob’s research focuses on intergenerational differences in the workplace and emerging global assignments. His research has been published in such outlets as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Executive, Management International Review, Business Horizons, Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management Education, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Journal of Managerial Psychology, and Human Resource Management Review.