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Nader Asgary

Professor, Management
Professor, Economics
Associate Provost for International Relations
Director of Cronin International Center
Professor of Management and Econ
Ph.D., University of Houston-Central, 1991
MA, University of Houston-Central, 1988
BS, Texas A&M University, 1978
Office: Adamian Academic Center 323 | 781.891._2784 | nasgary@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Dr. Nader Asgary is currently a Professor of Management and Economics at Bentley University. He was named Associate Provost for International Relations and Director of the Cronin International Center (CIC) in 2006. As Associate Provost, he managed all things “international” at Bentley, and led many initiatives to enhance the globalization agenda of the University. He was instrumental in applying for and receiving two grants from the U.S. Department of Education’s Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education to build comprehensive relations between Bentley and Universities in Europe and Brazil. He developed and managed production of Bentley Global Perspectives Magazine, an annual publication addressing all international undertakings and accomplishments at the University. He also developed relationships with international institutions worldwide, through study abroad programs, faculty research, and other endeavors. Dr. Asgary has published in numerous national and international journals, such as Economic Inquiry, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management and has participated in many international and national conference presentations and has been a guest speaker and professional journal reviewer. He has taught courses in International Business, International Economics, International Management, Economics, Economic Development, Econometrics, and Finance at the undergraduate and graduate levels for more than 20 years, and has been the recipient of many educator awards.

Teaching Interests

International Business; International Management Behavior; Economics Development; Applied Economics;

Research Interests

International Business; International Management Behavior; Globalization and Economic Development; Globalization and Human Resources Development; International Strategy and Leadership; Economics Development; Applied Economics;

Professional Links

http://www.bentley.edu/international

Professional Memberships

Academy of International Business (2000-present)
Business Association of Latin American Studies (1994-present)
Center for Iranian Research and Analysis (2000-present)
International Resource Group (2002-present)
International Trade and Finance Association (1998-present)
Rochester Business Alliance:The Chamber and IMC (1996-present)
CYRUS Institute of Knowledge

Awards and Honors

2004, President's Award for Excellence in Research and Creativity, 2003-2004 (SUNY Geneseo)
2004, Service Award for Track-Chair, Academy of International Business-North East, Bryant College
2003, America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals
2003, Distinguished Research Award, Allied Academy
2003, Service Award for Track-Chair, Academy of International Business-North East, Southern New Hampshire University
2002, Distinguished Research Award, Allied Academy
2002, PDQW Awards, SUNY Geneseo, 1999-2002
2001, Award of Appreciation, Editor of Journal of International Business
2001, Best Paper Award, Allied Academy
1997, Service Award Track-Chair, Business Association of Latin America
1996, Who's Who Among American Teachers

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N. Team collaboration in complex R&D projects. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 27 (3). Forthcoming

Asgary, N., Walle, A. H. (2015). Archaeological Tourism in the Middle East: A Community Based Resource Management Model. Middle East Journal of Management , Inderscience Publishers Ltd.. Forthcoming

Asgary, N., Li, G. (2015). Corporate Social Responsibility: Its Economic Impact and Link to the Bullwhip Effect. Journal of Business Ethics.

Asgary, N., Walle, A., Saraswat, S. (2014). Ethical Foundations and Managerial Challenges: The Strategic Implications of Moral Standards. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 11 (2). (link)

Asgary, N., Van den Heuvel, W. (2013). Educating the Next Generation of Global Information Managers. Journal of Global Business Review, 2 (4). Forthcoming

Robbert, M., Senne, L. P., Asgary, N., , ., , . (2011). Educating the Global Manager. International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 7 (1), 179-190.

Asgary, N., Robbert, M. (2010). A Cost-Benefit Analysis of an International Duel-Degree Program . Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 3 (2), 1-7.

Asgary, N. (2009). Globalization of a Business School: Essential Components. The Global Studies Journal, 2 (3), 193-202.

Mokhtari, M., Asgary, N. (2009). Effects of Consumer Goods Shortages on Fertility in Post-Soviet Economy. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 30 (2), 160-170. (link)

Asgary, N., Mitch, M. (2006). A Microeconometric Approach to the Incentive Effect of Shortage on Fertility. HSE Economic Journal, 10 (1), 1-24.

De los Santos, G., Asgary, N., Nazenzadeh, A., DeShields Jr., O. W. (2005). The Agony and The Ecstasy:The Current Status of Hispanics' Achievement in Higher Education and Earnings With a Glimpse to the Future. Hispanic Higher Education, 4 (2), 149-170.

Asgary, N., Walle, A. (2005). FamilyHomeostasis Theory and Its Application to International Human Resource Issues. Journal of Global Business, 16 (1), 33-42.

Asgary, N. (2005). Globalization and Democracy: A General Discussion. Journal of International Business Research, Vol 4 (1), 13-23.

Mitschow, M., Asgary, N. (2004). Where Were the Auditors? An Examination of Auditor Independence Research on Accounting Ethics, 9, 49-72.

Asgary, N., Pagan, J. (2004). Relative Employment and Earnings of Female Household Heads in Mexico, 1987-1995. Journal of Developing Area, 38 (1), 93-107.

Asgary, N., Walle, A. (2003). Demographics and Subjective Response: The Case of Niagara Falls. Journal of International Consumer Marketing, 15 (3), 31-48.

Asgary, N., Mitschow, M. (2002). Toward a Model for International Business Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics, 36 (3), 239-247.

Asgary, N., Walle, A. (2002). The Cultural Impact of Globalization: Economic Activity and Social Change. Cross-Cultural anagement: An International Journal, 9 (3), 58-75.

Asgary, N., Howe, H. (2002). Issues Influencing International Operations for Medium and Small Size Firms. International Quarterly Journal of Marketing, 2 (1-4), 55-66.

Asare, K. N., Pagan, J. (2002). An Empirical Analysis of the Socioeconomic Determinants of Fertility in Costa Rica. New York Review.

Asgary, N. (2001). Social Dumping and International Business Environment. Academy of Strategy and Organizational Leadership Journal, 5 (2), 43-51.

Walle, A., Asgary, N. (2001). Rival Tourism Strategies: An Econometrics View. Journal of Economics Education Research, 2 (1), 109-114.

Asgary, N., Walle, A. (2001). International Boundaries and Tourism Strategies. Tourism Economics, 7 (4), 347-363.

Asgary, N., Asgary, J. (2001). Determinants of Divorce Rate: Evidence from SIP Data. Journal of Economics Education Research, 2 (2), 67-86.

Asgary, N. (2000). An Analysis of the Transition to a Market Economy:Results of the Surveys of Moscow Economic Officials. National Social Science Journal.

Davila, V., Asgary, N. (1999). The Effects of Government Restrictions on Outbound Tourist Expenditures. Journal of Travel and Research, 37 (1), 285-290.

Asgary, N., Pagan, J. (1998). The Socioeconomic Determinants of Fertility in El Salvador During Civil War Period in the 1980's. ENSYCO, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, XVIII (2), 365-378.

Asgary, N., Malhotra, A., Nazamzadeh, A. (1998). The Effects of G-7 Monetary Policies on the Oil Producing Countries: The Case of the GCC Countries. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 2 (2), 164-176.

Asgary, N., De los Santos, G., Vincent, V., Davila, V. (1997). The Determinants of Expenditures by Mexican Visitors to the Border Cities of Texas. Tourism Economics, 37 (4), 319-328.

Asgary, N., Gregory, P., Mokhtari, M. (1997). Money, Demand and Quantity Constraints: Evidence from the Soviet Interview Project. Economic Inquiry, 35 (2), 365-378.

Mokhtari, M., Asgary, N. (1993). The Wealth-Age Relationship Among Former Soviet Elderly. Economic Systems, 17 (1), 1-28.

Books
Asgary, N, Samii, M, Frutos, D. FOUNDATIONS OF GLOBAL BUSINESS. USA: IAP – Information Age Publishing Inc.

Vincent, V, De los Santos, G, Asgary, N, Davila, V. (1996). Winter Visitors Report 1994-1995. University of TX-Pan American: College of Business Administration.

Book Chapters
Asgary, N, Thamhain, H. J. (2011). Success factors in developing U.S.-Brazilian partnership program. In Susan Buck Sutton & Daniel Obst (Eds.), Developing Strategic International Partnerships  (pp. 115-124). New York, NY: . Institute of International Education

Asgary, N, Asgary, M, Mitschow, M, Saraswat, S. (2008). A Model for International Business Ethics for Multinational Firms. In B.S. Sahay, Jeet Gupta, Surinder Batra, Sanjay Kumar, Sushil Kumar (Eds.),  (pp. 415-425). New Delhi, India: . Allied Publishers

Asgary, N, Howe, H. (2001). Management in a Transitional Economy:Evidence from the Former Soviet Union.  (pp. 547-568). Calexico, CA: . International Trade and Finance Association

Book Reviews
Asgary, N. (1992). [Review of the book "Joint Ventures in the People's Republic of China" by Alfred K. Ho]. Southern Business and Economic Journal.

Conference Proceeding(s)
Asgary, N., Weiss, J. (2014). The “Perfect Storm” Facing Higher Educational Institutions in Globalizing Markets: Rethinking University and College Niches and Domains. Bentley University, Hult IBS, SNHU, and Suffolk Univ. , CYRUS Institute of Knowledge .

Asgary, N., Morgan, K., Mairena, Y. (2014). Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in El Sauce Nicaragua: Case of Enlace Project. Bentley University, Hult IBS, SNHU, and Suffolk Univ. , CYRUS Institute of Knowledge .

El Jadidi, J., Asgary, N., Weiss, J. (2014). Constraints and Opportunities for Western Educated Entrepreneurs Returning to Morocco. Bentley University, Hult IBS, SNHU, and Suffolk Univ. , CYRUS Institute of Knowledge .

Baird, W., Asgary, N., Ribbers, P. (2014). An Assessment of the Impact of Technology on Human Behavior. Bentley University, Hult IBS, SNHU, and Suffolk Univ. , CYRUS Institute of Knowledge .

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N. (2013). Team collaboration in multinational R&D projects. IEEE International Technology Management Conference (ITMC-2013), International Technology Management Conference (ITMC).

Asgary, N., Thamhain, H. J. (2012). Developing institutional partnerships: Lessons from a 7-Year US-Brazilian educational partnership program. International Conference of the CYRUS Institute of Knowledge, CYRUS Conference Exploring the Era of Change.

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N., , . (2012). Effective team leadership across borders. Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business, 10.

Robbert, M., Senne, L. P., Asgary, N. (2011). Educating the Global IT Manager. , Technology, Knowledge and Society.

Conference Presentations

Asgary, N. "Two Sides of Our World: A Small Sample." Presented at the Bentley University, Hult IBS, SNHU, and Suffolk Univ. 's CYRUS Institute of Knowledge , Dubai, UAE .

Baird, W., Asgary, N., Ribbers, P. (2014). "An Assessment of the Impact of Technology on Human Behavior." Presented at the Bentley University, Hult IBS, SNHU, and Suffolk Univ. 's CYRUS Institute of Knowledge , Dubai, UAE .

El Jadidi, J., Asgary, N., Weiss, J. (2014). "Constraints and Opportunities for Western Educated Entrepreneurs Returning to Morocco." Presented at the Bentley University, Hult IBS, SNHU, and Suffolk Univ. 's CYRUS Institute of Knowledge , Dubai, UAE .

Asgary, N., Morgan, K., Mairena, Y. (2014). "Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in El Sauce Nicaragua: Case of Enlace Project." Presented at the Bentley University, Hult IBS, SNHU, and Suffolk Univ. 's CYRUS Institute of Knowledge , Dubai, UAE .

Asgary, N., Weiss, J. (2014). "The “Perfect Storm” Facing Higher Educational Institutions in Globalizing Markets: Rethinking University and College Niches and Domains." Presented at the Bentley University, Hult IBS, SNHU, and Suffolk Univ. 's CYRUS Institute of Knowledge , Dubai, UAE .

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N. (2013). "Team collaboration in multinational R&D projects." Presented at the IEEE-TMC's International Technology Management Conference (ITMC), The Hague, Netherlands.

Li, G., Asgary, N. (2013). "Corporate Social Responsibility and Supply Chain in the Emerging Markets." Presented at the Texas A&M International University's 17th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference, Laredo, TX. USA.

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N., . (2012). "Effective team leadership across borders." Presented at the Academy of International Business (AIB)'s Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business, Fairfield, CT.

Saraswat, S., Asgary, N. (2012). "Foundations of Business Ethics and Theories of Management: Some Consequences for Organizational Design." Presented at the Cyrus Institute, Bentley University & Hult IB School of Business's Cyrus Institute of Knowledge Conference, Cambridge, MA.

Asgary, N., . (2012). "Strategy and Business Model: Friends or Foes?" Presented at the CYRUS Institute of Knowledge Conference 's Exploring the Era of Change: Challenges and Opportunities in Globalizing the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, Cambridge MA.

Asgary, N. (2012). "CYRUS Institute of Knowledge (CIK): Values, Objectives, and Mission." Presented at the CYRUS Institute of Knowledge Conference 's Exploring the Era of Change: Challenges and Opportunities in Globalizing the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, Cambridge MA.

Asgary, N. (2012). "Dynamics of International Business Environment and Strategy: A System Approach." Presented at the CYRUS Institute of Knowledge Conference 's Exploring the Era of Change: Challenges and Opportunities in Globalizing the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, Cambridge MA.

Asgary, N. (2012). "Entrepreneurship and Development in the Era of Globalization." Presented at the CYRUS Institute of Knowledge Conference 's Exploring the Era of Change: Challenges and Opportunities in Globalizing the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, Cambridge MA.

Asgary, N., Thamhain, H. J. (2012). "Developing institutional partnerships: Lessons from a 7-Year US-Brazilian educational partnership program." Presented at the CYRUS Institute of Knowledge's CYRUS Conference Exploring the Era of Change, Boston, MA.

Robbert, M., Senne, L. P., Asgary, N. (2011). "Educating the Global IT Manager." Presented at the Technology, Knowledge and Society, Bilbao, Spain.

Asgary, N. (2009). "Globalization of a Business School: Essential Components and Methods of Implementation." Presented at the 2nd International Global Studies, Dubai.

Asgary, N., Robbert, M., Foster, P. (2009). "How to Develop a Student Handbook for Study Abroad." Presented at the 2009 Atlantis Annual Project Directors’ Conference, Boston, MA.

Asgary, N. (2008). "Business Learning Impacting the Community."

Asgary, N. (2008). "Inaugural Address."

Asgary, N., Mitschow, M. C., Asgary, M., Saraswat, S. (2008). "A Model of International Business Ethics for Multinational Firms." Presented at the India Subcontinent Region of the Decision Sciences Institute, Delhi, India.

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N. (2008). "Effective Leadership of Culturally Diverse Technology Projects." Presented at the International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET '08), Cape Town, South Africa.

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N. (2007). "Managing multinational project teams." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Global Business, Washington, DC.

Asgary, N., Thamhain, H. J. (2007). "Managing Globally Dispersed Project Teams." Presented at the Association for Global Business, Washington, DC.

Service

University Service
A member of the committee for Planning Committee , 2013
Student Organization Advisor for Iranian Association Bentley, 2013 - Present
Program Organizer for Dual Degree Program , 2007 - 2013
Program Organizer for Bentley/CYRUS Institute of Knowledge (CIK), 2012 - 2012

Professional Service
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Business Ethics , 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Management Education, 2014 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for University of Tehran, 2014 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for Journal , 2014 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for CYRUS Institute of Knowledge , 2014 - Present
Board of Directors of a Company for Applied Ethics , 2012 - Present
Officer, President/Elect/Past for CYRUS Institute of Knowledge , 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Faculty of Economics - Ohio University , 2014 - 2014
Conference/Workshop Organizer for CYRUS Institute of Knowledge (CIK)/Bentley , 2013 - 2014
Reviewer, Textbook for SAGE Publications. , 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Bentley/CIK conference , 2012 - 2012
Committee Member for NEASC, 2011 - 2011