R.B PamPlin Jr.

School of Business administration

                     Professor: Mark Meckler, Ph.D.


Mark Meckler, Ph.D. is an associate professor of management in the Robert B. Pamplin School of Business Administration at The University of Portland. Dr. Meckler primarily teaches strategic management, management of technology and innovation and cross-cultural management. He received his Ph.D. from Florida Atlantic University in 2001, his MBA in hospitality management from Michigan State University in 1990 and his Undergraduate BA in philosophy from Brandeis University in 1985. He conducts research in three main areas of management. His organization theory research is on the relationships between events, socially constructed theories, truth and knowledge and the impact these relationships have upon the scientific status of organization theory; his work on behavioral aspects of strategy implementation focuses on the physiological contract and motivation at work; his strategy and innovation work is focused upon organizational knowledge and the cognitive issues impacting organizational knowledge flows, strategy implementation and innovation.  In 2007, he served as a Fulbright Professor in Moldova for the U.S. Department of Education. His work is published in such quality journals as Organization Studies, Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Management Inquiry. Born in the suburbs of New York City, he has lived abroad in distant and diverse places such as Switzerland and Aruba. Before pursuing an academic/social scientist career, he was a saucier, a chef and a hotel food and beverage manager. Dr. Meckler also serves as Chair of the University of Portland IRB, and Coach of the University of Portland Lacrosse Club.

Mark Meckler, Ph.D., School of Business Administration, The University of Portland, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd, Portland, OR, USA 97203

503 943 7467, meckler@up.edu

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