Workshop Series: Mark Peterson

22 July, 2010 - 15:30 to 17:00
Room 430, Joyce Ackroyd Building (37), St Lucia campus

Professor Peterson will discuss national culture and within-nation subcultures ranging from their treatment in Culture's Consequences to recent within-nation subcultures research, highlighting important gaps in knowledge. He will then go on to discuss how cultural groups emerge and how culture gets linked to national and other boundaries. He will then discuss ways of applying theories of culture to within-nation cultural groups, providing examples using ongoing projects.

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Professor Mark Peterson, Florida Atlantic University

Dr Mark F. Peterson is Professor of International Management at Florida Atlantic University and holds the Hofstede Chair in Cultural Diversity at Maastricht University. His principal interests are in questions of how culture and international relations affect the way organizations should be managed. He has published over 100 articles and chapters as well as several books. The articles have appeared in major management and international management journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Human Relations, and Organization Science. He has also contributed international management themes to the basic social science literature through chapters in the Annual Review of Psychology, the Communication Yearbook, the Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and Research in the Sociology of Organizations. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and a Consulting Editor for the Journal of International Business Studies. He has just completed a second edition of the Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate co-edited with Neal Ashkanasy and Celeste Wilderom, and is co-editing a special issue of the Journal of International Business Studies about multilevel research. Specific topics in his writings include the role different parties play in decision making in organizations throughout the world, the effects that culture has on the role stresses that managers experience, the way immigrant entrepreneur communities operate, and the way that intercultural relationships in multicultural teams and across hierarchical levels should function.