Department of Marketing and Management Sciences

Dr. Robert Laud

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Office:   V3915
Phone:   973-720-3915
Email:LaudR@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   By appointment

Department: Marketing and Management
Position: Associate Professor
Area Specialization: Leadership, innovation, corporate governance, entrepeneurship and organization theory

Education

Ph.D. Concentration-Organization and Administarion, Columbia University
M.Phil. Organization Research, Columbia University
M.B.A. Management, Adelphi University
B.A. Economics, Colgate University

Representative Publications and Presentations

Book Chapters

Laud, R. L., Nachum, L., Keeble, D. (2008). In Charlie Karlsson (Ed.), Networks and geographic clustering as sources of MNE advantages: foreign and indigenous professional service firms in Central London (2008th ed., pp. 253-269). Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar.

Refereed Journal Articles

Betts, S., Laud, R. L., Basu, S. N. (2015). The 'Business Concept' Competition as a 'Business Plan' Alternative for New and Growing Entrepreneurship Programs What's the Big Idea. Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, 18(2), 53-58.

Arevalo, J. A., Laud, R. L., Johnson, M. (2015). The changing nature of managerial skills, mindsets and roles: Advancing theory and relevancy for contemporary managers. Journal of Management and Organization, 48, 1-22.

Laud, R. L., Johnson, M. (2013). Progress and Regress in the MBA Curriculum: The Career and Practice Skills Gap. Organization Management Journal, 10, 24-35.

Laud, R. L., Johnson, M. (2012). Journey to the Top: Are There Really Gender Differences in the Selection and Utilization of Career Tactics? Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict, 17(1), 51-68.

Laud, R. L., Johnson, M. (2012). Upward Mobility: a Typology of Tactics and Strategies for Career Advancement. Career Development International, 17(3), 231-254.

Laud, R. L., Grein, A., Lilach, N. (2009). Global Cities as Learning Hubs. Journal of Practical Global Business, 8(1), 19-41.

Laud, R. L., Schepers, D. H. (2009). Beyond Transparency: Information Overload and a Model for Intelligibility. Business and Society Review, 114(3), 365-391.

Laud, R. L., Grein, A., Nachum, L. (2009). Gaining Advantage Through Global Learning Hubs. Journal of Practical Global Business, 8(1), 19-41.

Conference Proceedings

Betts, S., Laud, R. L., Yakubov, M. (2015). Developing a professional identity, career goals and problem solving skills: an MBA Capstone with a career preparedness focus (2nd ed., vol. 20, pp. 1-5). Las Vegas, NV: Academy of Educational Leadership.

Laud, R. L., Betts, S., Yakubov, M. (2015). Embedding a ‘Career Preparedness’ Theme into a Modern MBA Program Through Experiential Learning and Skill Set Development (pp. 3). Philadelphia, PA: Drexel University.

Laud, R. L., Johnson, M. (2013). Journey to the Top: Are There Really Gender Differences in the Selection and Utilization of Career Tactics? (1st ed., vol. 17). Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict.

Laud, R. L., Johnson, M. (2012). Advancing upward? An examination of career tactics and strategies of successful men and women (1st ed., vol. 17, pp. 19). Academy of Organizational Culture, Communication and Conflict.

Laud, R. L., Johnson, M. (2012). The Future of the MBA Curriculum: Improving Relevancy Through Evidence-Based Soft Skills (1st ed., vol. 17, pp. 63-67). Academy of Education Leadership.

Laud, R. L., Betts, S., Basu, S. N. (2012). The 'business concept' competition as a 'business plan' alternative for new and growing Entrepreneurship programs: What's the big idea? (1st ed., vol. 18, pp. 73-77). New Orleans, Lousiana: Proceedings of the Academy of Entrepreneurship - Allied Academies International Conference.

Other Publications

Laud, R. L., Grech-Cumbo, B. (2009). The Upside of Crisis: How Winning Firms Transform to Create the Future (2009th ed., pp. 1-6). Aon Consulting.

Laud, R. L. (2009). Leadership & Innovation in Times of Uncertainty. Wayne, NJ: Cotsakos College of Business, William Paterson University.

Laud, R. L., Grech-Cumbo, B. (2008). Value-Based Leadership for High Performance Profit and Non-Profit Organizations. Evanston, IL: Aon Consulting and Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Laud, R. L. (2008). Learning From Global Cities (4th ed., vol. 49, pp. 10-11). Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan Management Review.