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A D Amar

A. D. Amar, Ph.D.

Professor of Management

Department of Management

Profile

An expert in knowledge work and organizations, Dr. Amar teaches knowledge, operations, and strategy.

An expert in knowledge work and organizations, Dr. A. D. Amar (Amar Dev Amar) received the 2013 Carolyn Dexter Finalist 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: ad.amar@shu.edu or amaramar@shu.edu), he came to the US as a student from India.

Dr. Amar 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 as external examiner 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 worldwide. Among his publications is a graduate-level book on knowledge work and organizations titled Managing Knowledge Workers (Westport, CT: Quorum Books; 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), Director Management Development Center, and the Editor cum 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).

Education

  • 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

Academic Distinctions

  • 2014 - Research paper selected as a Best Paper of the Academy of Management 2014 Annual Meeting
  • 2013 - Research paper selected as a Best Paper of the Academy of Management 2013 Annual Meeting
  • 2013 - Carolyn Dexter Finalist Award of the Academy of Management
  • 2010 - NJBIA Bright Idea Award in Management by NJPRO Foundation of New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA)

Scholarship

Contact

Office Phone
(973) 761-9684

Email
ad.amar@shu.edu

Office Location
Room 650
Jubilee Hall

 
 

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