Jonathan Doh is Associate Dean of Research, the Herbert G. Rammrath Endowed Chair in International Business, founding Faculty Director of the Center for Global Leadership, and Professor of Management and Operations at the Villanova School of Business. He also serves as an occasional executive instructor for the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at The Wharton School where he works with clients on the challenges of globalization, developing corporate strategy, understanding emerging markets, and implementing corporate responsibility. He has been a visiting Professor at GSBA Zurich, the University of Auckland, and Vienna University of Economics and Business, among others. He is also a frequent keynote speaker to business, foreign affairs, and academic groups.
Previously, he was on the faculty of American and Georgetown Universities and a senior trade official with the U.S. government where he was involved in the negotiation and implementation the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement and the North American Free Trade Agreement. Jonathan is author or co-author of more than 85 refereed articles published in the top international business and management journals, 40 chapters in scholarly edited volumes, and more than 100 conference papers and presentations. His article in Sloan Management Review (with Jack Pearce), “The High Impact of Collaborative Social Initiatives,” won the annual Richard Beckhard Prize for outstanding paper in change and organizational development in that journal. Previous winners of this prize include Peter Senge and Sumantra Ghoshal. He is co-editor and/or co-author of nine books, including Globalization and NGOs (with Hildy Teegen, Praeger, 2003), Handbook on Responsible Leadership and Governance in Global Business (with Steve Stumpf, Elgar, 2005), Multinationals and Development (with Alan Rugman, Yale University Press, 2008), and International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior, 10th edition (McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2018), the best selling international management text. Of his book, NGOs and Corporations: Conflict and Collaboration (with Michael Yaziji, Cambridge University Press), Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of the Board of Nestle´ said (the authors) “have provided the authoritative volume on the topic, filled with insights and illustrative case studies. I highly recommend it.” Michael D. White, Vice Chairman of PepsiCo, called it a “must-read for any truly global business executive.” His book Aligning for Advantage: Competitive Strategies for the Political and Social Arenas (with Thomas Lawton and Tazeeb Rajwani, Oxford University Press, 2014) was lauded by Sydney Finkelstein, author of Why Smart Executives Fail, who called the book “a blueprint (for) how to make nonmarket strategy a key driver of business performance results”. David Baron of Stanford University said Aligning for Advantage is “an important advancement, providing frameworks and guidance for nonmarket strategy formulation and its alignment with the market strategy of a firm.”
Jonathan has developed more than a dozen cases and simulations published in books, journals, and case collections, and used at top business schools. His case on AirAsia, distributed by Ivey Case publishing, is widely used around the world and has been translated into Mandarin Chinese and his case on Swiss Re’s partnership with Oxfam America in Africa won second a prize from the Oikos Institute. He has led executive programs for clients such as ABB, ADP, Bodycote PLC, Bristol Myers Squibb, SCG, China Minsheng Bank, CNI/IEL Everbright, Hana Financial, HSBC, Hitachi, Hubei, Ingersoll Rand, Medtronic, Merck, NIDA, Royal Caribbean, the Securities Industry Association, Shanghai Municipal Government, United Health, Veolia. and the World Economic Forum, among others. He consulted for ABB, Deutsche Bank, and PRS Publishing and was a senior advisor to the Global Energy Resource Group of Deloitte Touche. He has been ranked among the top 12 international business scholars in the world, serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal or World Business, and is an elected fellow of the Academy of International Business. Jonathan received his Ph.D. from George Washington University in strategic and international management.