Get ready to expand your mind and your net worth with the Fox Executive MBA. In just one weekend a month for 16 months, earn the degree that will strengthen your decision-making abilities, expand your global perspective, enhance your communication skills—and steer your career to the c-suite.
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|Research Interests:||Choice Based Conjoint Analysis, Experimental Design, Quality Assurance|
Pallavi Chitturi is a Research Professor in the Department of Statistics and Director of the Center for Statistical Analysis. Dr. Chitturi teaches statistics courses at The Fox School of Business and for the EMBA programs in Philadelphia and Cali, Colombia. She also teaches for the Executive Doctorate in Business Administration (EDBA) program at Fox, and serves as the Associate Academic Director of the program. She has taught for the Study Abroad Program at Temple University – Rome.
Dr. Chitturi’s research interests are in the areas of choice based conjoint analysis, experimental design, and quality assurance. Dr. Chitturi has made several research presentations at national and international conferences, and has published articles in statistics and quality management journals. Dr. Chitturi has successfully supervised Ph.D. dissertations and published a book titled ‘Choice Based Conjoint Analysis – Models and Designs’.
Dr. Chitturi is a recipient of the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award, the Andrisani-Frank Undergraduate Teaching Award, and the Crystal Apple Teaching Award. She was named a Dean’s Teaching Fellow for innovation in teaching and excellence in the classroom. Dr. Chitturi was awarded 3 grants from the U.S. Navy’s Naval Logistics Readiness Research Center and one grant from the Office of The Vice-Provost for Research at Temple University.
|Research Interests:||Public Policy, International Business Law, Immigration|
Dr. Kevin Fandl joined the Fox School in 2013 under a joint appointment in the Legal Studies and Strategic Global Management departments. He is a tenure-track professor and also serves as the Director of immersion programs at Fox.
Dr. Fandl has a decade of federal experience, most recently as the chief of staff for international trade and intellectual property at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He previously served as senior counsel to the Assistant Secretary at that agency.
In addition to teaching at Temple University, Dr. Fandl is a frequent invited lecturer at major universities abroad, including the Universidad de Navarra in Spain, the University du Toulouse in France, and the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. Dr. Fandl has published three books on international and comparative law. He has also consulted for the World Bank, Organization of American States, and the International Law Institute, among others.
His research focuses on international business and public policy and he is particularly interested in comparative business law issues in emerging markets. His numerous journal publications include articles in the Harvard Law and Policy Review, the American Business Law Journal, and the George Washington International Law Review.
He earned his JD in law and a Master of Arts degree in international relations from the American University, and his Ph.D. in public policy from George Mason University.
|Research Interests:||Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, Multiple Criteria Decision Making|
Professor Gershon teaches Operations Management and electives in Project Management and Lean Six Sigma. He has published widely in these areas, having written approximately 50 research journal articles and three books. His teaching has been cited as among the best in the school, where he has won the Lindback Award for outstanding teaching.
Outside of Temple, he is on the editorial boards of four journals and consults to industry. Companies on every continent invite him regularly, and from this he brings many realistic situations and a broad experience into the classroom. People really use the research that he has developed. He holds the Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the University of Arizona and is certified as a registered Professional Engineer (PE), a Project Management Professional (PMP), and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
Online MBA course: MSOM 5001 Operations Management
- Senior Consultant, International Institute for Learning — 1988 – present
- Operations Research Consultant, Control Data Corporation — 1981 – 1983
- Employee, Central Institute for the Development of Mining — 1980 – 1980
- Quality Engineer, U.S. Army Armament Research and Development Command —1975 – 1979
Professor Hamilton’s academic training includes a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, his M.B.A. degree from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and his Ph.D. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Dr. Hamilton has been a faculty member in the Strategic Management Department at Temple University since 1981 and has won eight awards for outstanding teaching. His teaching honors include a Musser Leadership Award for Teaching Excellence, International MBA Professor of the Year, the Asher Award for Outstanding Faculty, an MBA Student Association award for Excellence in Instructional Innovation, Executive MBA Faculty of the Year award-twice, a Lindback Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award and the Great Teacher Award, Temple University’s highest teaching honor.
Professor Hamilton brings to both his teaching and research the benefits of managerial experience at a variety of organizations. He previously served 3 years in hospital administration at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC where he directed a department of 120 employees. After his MBA degree, he served as the Executive Director of the National Program for Dermatology and Associate Executive Director of the American Academy of Dermatology for 4 years. He has been responsible for long range planning, development of new organizational structures and implementing strategic change in each of these organizations.
Rob’s academic research has focused on strategic management in general with a particular focus on firm capabilities, industry competitive interaction and the control of multinational enterprises. He has served on 30 Ph.D. dissertation committees and has chaired, a total of 13 of those committees. He has published more than 30 articles in salient management journals. In addition, he has made more than 30 presentations at various conferences. He is a recipient of the Dean’s Research Honor Roll and twice been selected as an Outstanding Reviewer by the Academy of Management. He has served as a member of the Editorial Board of Journal of International Management for the last decade.
Dr. Hamilton’s service is extensive within the University as well as outside. He has formerly served Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs, President of the School of Business’ Collegial Assembly (twice) and Chair of the Strategic Management Department. Professor Hamilton served as Chair of Temple University’s Great Teacher’s Award Committee for half a decade. He was faculty Co-Chair of the FSBM Planning Oversight Committee and facilitates School retreats.
He has served as a member of the Vestry and Rector’s Warden, and Finance Committee Chair at St. Thomas Church, Whitemarsh. He is a current member of the Advisory Board of the Board of Directors of The Village –a home for troubled youths. He was previously a faculty member of the Temple University Alumni Association, Board of Directors and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Temple University Lutheran-Episcopal Campus Ministry.
Rob was the recipient of the Fox Business School’s highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. This award recognizes a career of illustrious teaching, research and service. At the completion of his career in June, 2018 he was designated as Professor Emeritus.
- Online MBA course: HRM 5113 Power, Influence, and Negotiation in Organizations
- HRM 5113 – EMBA – Philadelphia & Tokyo (TUJ)
- HRM 3501 – OBBA
- HRM 3501 – Temple Rome
- Fox’s John DeAngelo Award for Excellence in the Use of Technology in Teaching – 2017
- Career Service Award from American Federation of Teachers Pennsylvania – 2017
- American Federation of Teachers Higher Education Leadership Award – 2016
- Faculty of the Year Award – Master of Science in Human Resource Management, Fox School of Business — 2015
- Innovation in Technology Award, Fox School of Business — 2013
- President & Chief Negotiator, Temple Association of University Professionals, AFT local 4531, AFL-CIO
- Consultant, Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia — 2006 – 2006
- Consultant, Sheet Metal Industry Advancement Committee — 2001 – 2002
|Research Interests:||Social Media, Broadband Policy, Complex Adaptive Systems|
Dr. Munir Mandviwalla is Associate Professor of Management Information Systems and Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology at the Fox School of Business, Temple University.
Mandviwalla has published articles on collaborative systems, social media, virtual teams, software training, peer review, globalization, universal access and use, design science, social media strategy, broadband policy, and industry academic collaboration in Management Information Systems Quarterly, Information Systems Research, ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, MIS Quarterly Executive, Decision Support Systems, Small Group Research, Communications of the ACM, and Public Administration Review.
His work has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), SIM Advanced Practices Council, Lockheed Martin, Bell Atlantic, IBM, Microsoft Corporation, CIGNA Corporation, Advanta Corporation, Lotus Development Corporation, and Lilly Endowment, Inc.
Mandviwalla currently teaches user experience design and has previously taught the undergraduate capstone course and the graduate introduction to information systems course for the MS Digital Innovation in Marketing, EMBA, and MBA programs. He has also taught executive education seminars on systems thinking for major firms such as NBCUniversal and QVC.
In 2000, IBM selected him for their Faculty Partnership Award in recognition for contributions to E-Business teaching and research. In 2001, The Claremont Graduate University recognized him with their Alumni Hall of Fame award. He received the Association for Information Systems Award for Outstanding Contribution to Information Systems Education in 2016. The students in the MS Digital Innovation in Marketing program selected him as Faculty of the Program in 2016.
Mandviwalla founded the Fox School’s MIS department in 2000 and led the department till 2017. The MIS department is now recognized as one of the top in the world. Mandviwalla has contributed to the field by leading the creation of AIS student chapters, first ever national analysis of jobs in information systems, and the AIS Leadership Excellence Award.
As executive director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT), Mandviwalla engages with industry at multiple levels including research and human capital development. IBIT provides knowledge, networking, professional development, and funding. IBIT is a model for industry engagement through the Fox IT awards, The IBIT Report, Analytics Challenge, Cyber Analyst Challenge, and Fox IT advisory board.
Mandviwalla holds a BSc in Systems Engineering from Boston University, a MBA from the Peter F. Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University, and a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the Programs in Information Science at Claremont Graduate University.
- Munir Mandviwalla and Richard Watson (2014). Generating Capital from Social Media, MIS Quarterly Executive, Vol 13, No 2 (2014).
- Racherla, P., and Mandviwalla, M. (forthcoming). Moving From Access to Use of the Information Infrastructure: A Multi-level Socio-Technical Framework. Accepted for publication in Information Systems Research, 2013.
- Mandviwalla, M. Making capital out of chaos: Social media strategy. Society for Information Management – Advanced Practices Council Report (SIM APC), October 2012.
- Wattal, S., Schuff, D., Mandviwalla, M., Williams, C. B. (2010). Web 2.0 and Politics: The 2008 U.S. Presidential Election and an E-Politics Research Agenda. Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ). Volume 34, Number 4, December 2010, pp. 669-688.
- Racherla, P., Mandviwalla, M., & Connolly, D. (2012). Factors Affecting Consumers’ Trust in Online Product Reviews. Journal of Consumer Behavior, Vol 11, Issue 2, 94-104, March/April, 2012.
Fox School of Business, Temple University
- MIS 4596 – Information Systems Integration
Online MBA course: HRM 5051 Human Resources Management Strategies
- Faculty of the Year, Master of Science in Human Resource Management, Fox School of Business — 2016
- John DeAngelo Excellence in Teaching and Innovation Award, Fox School of Business — 2015
- Faculty of the Year (Singapore), Master of Science in Human Resource Management, Fox School of Business —2013, 2012
- Faculty of the Year, Part-Time MBA, Fox School of Business — 2014, 2011, 2010
- Faculty of the Year (Paris), Executive MBA, Fox School of Business — 2015, 2013, 2010
- Faculty of the Year, Executive MBA, Fox School of Business — 2015, 2010
- Temple University Great Teacher Award — 2006
- MBA Teacher of the Year, Fox School of Business — 2005
- Andrisani-Frank Award for Excellence in Teaching — 1993
|Research Interests:||Consumer Decision Making and Sensory Processing|
Dr. Morrin’s current research focuses on examining how the human senses impact the consumer decision-making process. Her articles have been published in leading journals, such as the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research and the Journal of Consumer Psychology.
She is a member of the editorial review boards of the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing and is an area editor for the Journal of Consumer Psychology. Dr. Morrin has presented her research at many universities, as well as national and international conferences. Her corporate background includes five years in advertising (at Ted Bates) and brand management (at James River Corp and Playtex Family Products). Dr. Morrin has received external grants to support her research and several honors, including a Top Ten Reviewer Award from the Journal of Consumer Psychology and an outstanding reviewing award from the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing.
- Madzharov, Adriana, Ning Ye, Maureen Morrin, and Lauren Block, “The Impact of Coffee-Like Scent on Consumer Expectations and Performance,” forthcoming at Journal of Environmental Psychology.
- Nenkov, Gergana, Maureen Morrin, Virginie Maille, Tracy Rank-Christman, and May O. Lwin, “Sense and Sensibility: The Impact of Visual and Auditory Sensory Input on Marketplace Morality,” forthcoming at Journal of Business Research.
- Reynolds-McIlnay, Ryann, Maureen Morrin and Jens Nordfelt, “How Product-Environment Brightness Contrast and Product Disarray Impact Consumer Choice in Retail Environments,” (2017), Journal of Retailing, 93(3), 266-282.
- Rank-Christman, Tracy, Maureen Morrin, and Christine Ringler “R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find Out What My Name Means to Me: The Effects of Marketplace Misidentification on Consumption,” (2017), Journal of Consumer Psychology, 27(3), 333-340.
- Lwin, May O., Maureen Morrin, Chiao Sing Trinetta Chong and Su Xin Goh, “Odor Semantics and Visual Cues: What We Smell Impacts Where We Look, What We Remember, and What We Want to Buy,” (2016) Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 29 (2-3), 336-350.
- Bickart, Barbara, Maureen Morrin, and S. Ratneshwar, “Does It Pay to Beat Around the Bush: The Case of the Obfuscating Salesperson,” (2015) Journal of Consumer Psychology, 25(4), 596-608.
- Madzharov, Adriana, Lauren Block, and Maureen Morrin, “The Cool Scent of Power: Effects of Ambient Scent on Consumer Preferences and Choice Behavior,” (2015) Journal of Marketing, 79(1), 83-96.
- Reimann, Martin, Gergana Y. Nenkov, Deborah MacInnis, and Maureen Morrin, “The Role of Hope in Financial Risk Seeking,” (2014) Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 20(4, December), 349-364.
- Krishna, Aradhna, Maureen Morrin, and Eda Sayen, “Smellizing Cookies and Salivating: A Focus on Olfactory Imagery,” (2014) Journal of Consumer Research 41(June), 18-34.
- Morrin, Maureen, J. Jeffrey Inman, Susan M. Broniarczyk, Gergana Y. Nenkov and Jonathan Reuter, “Investing for Retirement: The Moderating Effect of Fund Assortment Size on the 1/n Heuristic,” (2012) Journal of Marketing Research. 49 (4), 537-550.
- Krishna, Aradhna, May Lwin, and Maureen Morrin, (2010) “Product Scent and Memory,” Journal of Consumer Research 37(June), 57-67.
- Nenkov, Gergana, J. Jeffrey Inman, John Hulland and Maureen Morrin, (2009) “The Impact of Outcome Elaboration on Susceptibility to Contextual and Presentation Biases,” Journal of Marketing Research, XLVI (December), 764-776.
- Krishna, Aradhna and Maureen Morrin, (2008) “Does Touch Affect Taste? The Perceptual Transfer of Product Container Haptic Cues,” Journal of Consumer Research, 34 (6), 807-818.
- Morrin, Maureen, Jonathan Lee and Greg Allenby, “Determinants of Trademark Dilution,” (2006) Journal of Consumer Research, 33 (September), 248-257.
- Morrin, Maureen and S. Ratneshwar (2003), “Does It Make Sense to Use Scents to Enhance Brand Memory?” Journal of Marketing Research, 40 (1), 10-25.
- Morrin, Maureen, Jacob Jacoby, Gita Johar, Xin He, Alfred Kuss, and David Mazursky (2002), “Taking Stock of Stockbrokers: Exploring Momentum Versus Contrarian Investor Strategies and Profiles,” Journal of Consumer Research, 29 (2), 188-198.
- Morrin, Maureen (1999), “The Impact of Brand Extensions on Parent Brand Memory Structures and Retrieval Processes,” Journal of Marketing Research, 36 (4), 517-525.
- Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing 2014
- MSCM Department Research Award, Temple University 2014
- Sheth Consortium Faculty Speaker 2013
- Session Leader, AMA Doctoral Symposium 2013
- Working Paper Co-Chair, ACR Conference 2012
- Leading Researcher Panelist, SCP Conference 2012
- Keynote Speaker, SKEMA Business School Research Camp, France 2011
- Invited Speaker, Sensory Branding Forum 2010
- Top Ten Reviewer Award Journal of Consumer Psychology 2009-2010
- ACR Doctoral Symposium Faculty Fellow 2009
- Quantitative Methods in Marketing Management MKTG3509
- Seminar in Behavioral Research in Marketing MKTG 9002
- Seminar in Marketing Theory Development MKTG 9001
- Harvard Business Review, “The Science of Sensory Marketing”
- Philly Voice, “The Science of . . . Advertising”
- The Michigan Daily, “Research makes smell a new technique for marketing”
- Canada.com, “Have your (imaginary) cake and smell it too”
- Business Standard, “Print headlines that let you imagine a smell”
- Chicago Tribune, “Self-control, smells and spending”
- Science Newsline Psychology, “Smellizing – Imagining a Product’s Smell – Increases Consumer Desire, Study Finds”
- Market Business News, “Smellizing – making consumers imagine a product’s smell”
- Consumerist, “Imagining The Smell Of Cake Will Actually Make You Buy More Cake, Researchers Find”
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