Dr. Mansour Javidan
Adjunct Professor; Global Leadership
MBA and PhD from the Carlson School at the University of Minnesota
An award-winning executive educator and author whose teaching and research interests span the globe, Dr. Mansour Javidan is professor and director of the Garvin Center for the Cultures and Languages of International Management at Thunderbird, The Garvin School of International Management in Arizona.
He is on the board of directors of the world-renowned research project on executive performance and leadership, titled GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness). As the primary editor and writer of the recently published GLOBE book, he is the co-principal investigator of the GLOBE Phase 3 research program. The book was the recent winner of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) award competition for "The M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in The Workplace.
Dr. Javidan has been designated an Expert Advisor (Global Leadership) by the World Bank and the U.S. Army. He has designed and taught a variety of executive development courses, offered and facilitated workshops, conducted consulting projects, and made presentations in over 20 countries around the world. His publications have appeared in such journals as Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Executive, Leadership Quarterly, Management International Review, Organizational Dynamics, Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences, and Human Relations, Journal of World Business, Journal of Organizational Change Management.