A. D. Amar, Ph.D.
Professor of Management
Department of Management
An expert in knowledge work and organizations, Dr. Amar teaches knowledge, operations, and strategy.
Dr. A. D. Amar (Amar Dev Amar) is an expert in knowledge work and organizations. He was the Finalist of the 2013 Carolyn Dexter Award of the Academy of Management for his work on the effects of meditation on emotional intelligence and leadership of CEOs. He was also the 2013 Stillman Star of the Stillman School of Business and awarded the 2010 NJBIA Bright Idea Award in Management by NJPRO Foundation of New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) for his publication on leading without authority in the context of knowledge organizations in the Harvard Business Review. A tenured Professor of Management for knowledge, operations and strategy at the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079, USA (e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org), Dr. Amar came to the US as a student from India.
He has taught, consulted, held management positions and trained managers in industry and public sector undertakings in the USA, India, Poland, Russia, and the United Kingdom. He has served on several doctoral committees, has years of research in knowledge work, and hundreds of scholarly publications and presentations on a variety of management topics. He has delivered a number of invited, plenary and special lectures on management subjects worldwide. Among his publications is a graduate-level book on knowledge work and organizations titled Managing Knowledge Workers (Quorum Books—Praeger Publishers, CT, USA, 2002) and many peer-reviewed scholarly research articles in journals such as the Harvard Business Review, Organizational Dynamics, European Journal of Innovation Management, and IIE Transactions. Dr. Amar has been department chairperson, Director of MBA Assessment, Director of Seton Hall University Comprehensive Achievement Program (SHUCAP) and the Editor & Director of the Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business for 12 years. He serves or has served on several boards of journals and professional societies. He is a member of AOM (the Academy of Management) and Beta Gamma Sigma. He has been a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), APICS The Association for Operations Management (APICS), the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
- Ph.D., City University of New York
- M.Phil. (Business), City University of New York
- M.B.A., Baruch College
- M.S., Montana State University
- Success or failure in knowledge management systems: A universal issue
Y. K. Dwivedi, Helle Zinner Henriksen, David Wastell, and Rahul De (Eds.), Grand Successes and Failures in IT: Public and Private, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer,
- Designing and operating communities of practice for managing knowledge: Lessons from a comprehensive global knowledge management survey
In K. B. Akhilesh (Ed.), Emerging Dimensions of Technology Management, New Delhi Heidelberg: Springer,
- How managers succeed by letting employees lead
Organizational Dynamics, 41, 62-71,
- Knowledge management, strategy, and technology: a global snapshot
Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 23(3), 282- 304,
- To be a better leader, give up authority
Harvard Business Review, 87, 22- 24,
- A descriptive model of innovation and creativity in organizations: A synthesis of research and practice
Knowledge Management Research and Practice, Vol. 6(4), 298- 311,
- Models for Subliminal Learning of the Mind: Training and Behavior Modification of Knowledge Workers
International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 4, 1819- 1825,