An expert in knowledge work and organizations, Prof. 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: [email protected] or [email protected]), he came to the US as a student from India.
Prof. Amar has taught, consulted, held management positions and trained managers in industry and public sector undertakings in the USA, India, Poland, Russia, the United Kingdom, and China. In addition, he has lead several University courses to India to help students better understand the business environment outside of the United States in a seminar titled 'Doing Business in India.' 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. Prof. 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).
- Ph.D. in Business Management Planning Systems, City University of New York
- M.Phil. Business, City University of New York
- M.B.A., Baruch College
- M.S. Industrial & Management Engineering, Montana State University
- Juneja, J., & Amar, A. D. (2018). "An organizational capital decision model for knowledge organizations." IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, 65(3): 417-433.
- Amar, A. D., & Mullaney, Kevin. (2017). "Employee Ability to Innovate: How Can Organizations Recognize It." Procedia Computer Science. (Elsevier).
- Amar, A. D., & Walsh, Cathal. (2016). "Learning in knowledge organizations: Some observations from the practice." International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals, Volume 7, Number 4. http://www.igi-global.com/article/learning-in-organizations/163410
- Amar, A. D., & Hlupic, Vlatka. (2016). "Leadership for knowledge organizations." European Journal of Innovation Management, 19 (2): 239-260. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/EJIM-12-2014-0120
- Amar, A. D., & Yan, Jiaju. (2015). "Model and Workings of China’s Socialism Market Economy: Goals and Strategy to be the Sole Global Superpower." Journal of Commerce and Business Studies, 2:1-16. (A peer-reviewed scholarly publication of the Delhi School of Economics). https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2995355
- Leadership for knowledge organizations (2016) - European Journal of Innovation Management
- "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, July 2013
- "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, January 2013
- "How managers succeed by letting employees lead.", Organizational Dynamics, 41, 62-71, January 2012
- "Knowledge management, strategy, and technology: a global snapshot.", Journal of Enterprise Information Management, 23(3), 282- 304, April 2010
- "To be a better leader, give up authority.", Harvard Business Review, 87, 22- 24, December 2009
- "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, April 2008
- "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, April 2006
- "Motivating knowledge workers to innovate: A model integrating motivation dynamics and antecedents "(2004) - European Journal of Innovation Management
- "Managing knowledge workers: Unleashing innovation and productivity" (2002) - Greenwood Publishing Group ISBN 1-56720-448-1
- "Knowledge management, strategy, and technology: a global snapshot " (2004) -
- "Impact of wireless telecommunications standards and regulation on the evolution of wireless technologies and services over Internet protocol" (2006) - Telecommunications Policy
- "Leading for innovation through symbiosis" (2001) - European Journal of Innovation Management
- "Simulated versus real life data in testing the efficiency of scheduling algorithms" (1986) - IIE transactions
- "Controls and creativity in organization" (1998) - The Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business
- "How managers succeed by letting employees lead" - Organizational Dynamics
- IARC 2017, "Professor of the Year," award presented by Indian American Republican Committee at its Honors Dinner, November 16, 2017, White Plains, New York. Proclamation by the State of New York of the award.
- 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)