A. D. Amar, Ph.D.

Professor of Management
Department of Management


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).