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Prof. Bhagat Co-Edits Book, Receives Awards

Prof. Bhagat Co-Edits Book, Receives Awards

Rabi BhagatDr. Rabi Bhagat, Professor of Management, has co-edited a new book, entitled, Cambridge Handbook of Culture, Organizations, and Work (with Richard M. Steers, former president of the Academy of Management, and Vice Provost of International Programs and Chaired Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior at the University of Oregon.)  The publisher is the prestigious Cambridge University Press. Dr. Annette McDevitt (who finished her Ph.D. under Dr. Bhagat in 2006 ) and her husband, Dr. Ian McDevitt (adjunct faculty in the Department of Economics in the Fogelman College) contributed a chapter in the area of complexity of managing and transferring organizational knowledge across cultural divides. Dr. Pamela K. Steverson, who finished her Ph.D. under Dr. Bhagat in July, 2009, co-authored a major chapter on cultural variations in work stress and coping in the international context. Other contributors were from renowned universities including Stanford University, York University (Canada), University of Maryland, City University of Hong Kong, Technion University in Israel, and The University of Auckland (New Zealand).   The web link of the Cambridge Handbook is:
http://www.cambridge.org/uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521877428

Also, Dr. Bhagat received the Best Symposium Award from the Career Division of the Academy of Management on August 10, 2009 at the Sheraton Hotel in Chicago.

Finally, a book in which Dr. Bhagat co-authored a 70 page chapter on Leadership in the U.S. Context won the prestigious Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award in March, 2009.  The book is Culture and Leadership Across the World: The GLOBE Book of In-Depth Studies of 25 Societies, co-edited by Robert House, Jag deep Chokkar, and Felix Brodbeck.


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