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Dr. F. Robert Buchanan

Robert BuchananAssociate Professor

Eberly, 308-B  
Indiana University of Pennsylvania  
724-357-3871 

If unable to reach me by the number listed above, please call 724-357-2535 to speak with the department secretary, or leave a message.

Fall 2016 Office Hours:

  • Tuesday, Thursday: 10:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Fall 2016 Schedule
Class
Day
Time
Room
MGMT 310 -B03/NB3
TR 12:30–1:45 p.m.
ECB 121
MGMT 310-B01/NB1TR2:00–3:15 p.m.ECB 101
MGMT 459 TR 3:30–4:45 p.m. ECB 311

Academic Background:

  • PhD, University of Texas at Arlington, OB/HR – Int’l Management Minor, 2006
  • MBA, California State University, 1995
  • BS, Finance California State University, 1994

Research Interests:

Global competitiveness/sustainability in industry and higher education, emerging markets corporate social responsibility, gender/diversity, oil/energy management

Journal Publications:

  • Bin Ahmad, S. Z. & Buchanan, F. (2016) Examination of students' selection criteria for international education. International Journal of Educational Management. 30(6): 1-19.
  • Bin Ahmad, S. Z. & Buchanan, F. (2016) Choices of destination for transnational higher education: ???Pull??? factors in an Asia Pacific market. Educational Studies Journal. 42(2): 163-180. 
  • Bin Ahmad, S. Z. & Buchanan, F. (2015) Entrepreneurship Education in Malaysian Universities. Tertiary Education and Management. 21(4): 349-366. 
  • Bin Ahmad, S. Z. & Buchanan, F.  (2015) Motivation factors in students decision to study at international branch campuses in Malaysia. Studies in Higher Education. 30 July.  DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2015.1067604: 1-18. 
  • Jose, S., Khare, N. & Buchanan, F. (2015). Serving the poor: Captive market CSR and repurchase intention. International Journal of Bank Marketing. 33(3). 
  • Abu Bakar, A. R., Bin Ahmad, S. Z. & Buchanan, F. (2015) Trans-generational success of family businesses. Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development. 8(3): 248-267. 
  • Buchanan, F. & Chacko, J. (2015) Super-Connectors Case Study ??? Commentary. Thunderbird International Business Review. 57(2): 181-182. 
  • Bin Ahmad, S. Z., Ismail, M. Z., & Buchanan, F.  (2014) Examining the entrepreneurship curriculum in Malaysian polytechnics. International Journal of Management Education. 12(3): 397-406. 
  • Buchanan, F.  & Ahmad, S. Z.  (2014) Business in developing countries: Globalization of a large emerging market bank. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies. 4(6): 1-20. 
  • Buchanan, F.  (2014). Higher education in emerging markets: A comparative commentary. Development and Learning in Organizations. 28(1): 12-15. 
  • Jose, S. & Buchanan, F. (2013). Marketing at the bottom of the pyramid: Service quality sensitivity of captive borrowers. Journal of Consumer Marketing. 30(7): 573-582. 
  • Buchanan, F., Anwar, S., & Tran, T. (2013). Spotlight on an emerging market: Assessing the footwear and apparel industries in Vietnam. Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 32(2): 38-51. 
  • Buchanan, F., & Warning, R. (2012). Dichotomy of Individual Ethics: Personal Standards vs. Public Expectations. Ethics & Critical Thinking Journal, 2012(3): 61-80. 
  • Buchanan, F., Warning, R., & Tett, R. (2012). Trouble at the top: Women who don???t want to work for a female boss. Journal of Business Diversity, 12(1): 33-46. 
  • Warning, R., & Buchanan, F.  (2010). Social networking web sites: The legal and ethical aspects of pre-employment screening and employee surveillance. Journal of Human Resources Education, 4(2): 14-23. 
  • Buchanan, F., & Clinton, M. (2010). Customer service in the United States. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 11(3): 279-303. 
  • Buchanan, F., Anwar, S. (2009). Resource nationalism and the changing business model for global oil. Journal of World Investment and Trade, 10(2): 241-254. 
  • Warning, R., & Buchanan, F.  (2009) An exploration of unspoken bias: Women who work for women. Gender in Management, 24(2): 131-145. 
  • Basham, R. & Buchanan, F. (2009) A survey comparison of career motivations of social work and business students. Journal of Social Work Education, 45(2), 187-208. 
  • Buchanan, F., Kim, K., & Basham, R. (2007) Career orientations of business master???s students as compared to social work students: Further inquiry into the value of graduate education. Career Development International, 12(3): 282-303. 
  • Price, K., Lavelle, J., Henley, A., Cocchiara, F., & Buchanan, F.  (2006) Judging the fairness of voice-based participation across multiple and interrelated stages of decision making. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 99(2): 212-226. 
  • Buchanan, F. (2003) International accounting harmonization: Developing a single world standard. Business Horizons, 46(3): 61-70. 

Conferences and Proceedings:

  • Hussain, M., Buchanan, F. & Ahmad, S. Z. (2016) Sustainability in non-manufacturing supply chains. British Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Newcastle, UK. 
  • Buchanan, F.  & Ahmad, S. Z. (2015) Emerging market development of a low cost airline. Southwest Case Research Association. Houston, TX. 
  • Jose, S., Khare, N., & Buchanan, F. (2014) International CSR and repurchase intention at the bottom of the pyramid. Academy of I.
  • Jose, S. & Buchanan, F. (2013) Marketing Microfinance – Service expectations of captive customers. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meetings. Baltimore, MD.
  • Buchanan, F.  (2013) Higher education in emerging markets: A sustainability and global competitiveness comparison in MENA, Asia, and South America. Academy of International Business MENA Chapter. Cairo, Egypt.
  • Buchanan, F., & Warning, R. (2012) Trouble at the top: Women’s antipathy toward the female boss. Western Academy of Management. La Jolla, CA.
  • Buchanan, F., & Warning, R. (2011) Do We Expect Organizations to be as Ethical as We Are Personally? Western Academy of Management Conference Proceedings. Victoria, BC.
  • Buchanan, F., Warning, R., & Tett, R. (2010) Perpetuating the glass ceiling: Subordinates’ Perceptions of female leadership. Eastern Academy of Management. Portland, ME.
  • Warning, R. & Buchanan, F. (2010) Social networking web sites: The legal and ethical aspects of pre-employment screening and employee surveillance. Southwest Business Symposium Proceedings. Edmond, OK.
  • Warning, R., & Buchanan, F. (2009) Unspoken Bias: Women Who Work for Women. Oklahoma State HR Conference. Oklahoma City (May). 
  • Buchanan, F.  (2009) The building of trustworthiness. Western Academy of Management Conference  Proceedings. Midway, UT. 
  • Buchanan, F., & Clinton, S. (2009) Customer service in the United States. Southwest Case Research Association. Oklahoma City.
  • Warning, R., & Buchanan, F.  (2008) Searching for hidden bias: Women who work for women. Southern Management Association annual meetings. St. Pete, FL.
  • Buchanan, F. (2008) Resource nationalism and the changing business model for global oil. Southwest Business Symposium Proceedings. Edmond, OK. 
  • Buchanan, F., & Gerlich, N. (2007) Goals and intentions of MBA students: What do they want from their degrees? Western Academy of Management Conference Proceedings. Missoula, MT.
  • Buchanan, F., & Gray, D. (2006) Is tuition reimbursement considered valuable by employees? Western Academy of Management Conference Proceedings. Long Beach, CA.
  • Price, K., Lavelle, J., Henley, A., Cocchiara, F., & Buchanan, F. (2004) The effects of voice-based participation across multiple and interrelated stages of decision making. Academy of Management Best Conference Paper Proceedings. Honolulu, HI.
  • Buchanan, F. (2003) High turnover trap and awareness gap: Rushing toward that next bad job. Southern Management Association Proceedings. Clearwater Beach, FL.

Book Contributions:

Buchanan, F. (2013) Under the Lens: Vietnam- The union role in achieving manufacturing sustainability and global competitiveness. In: Deresky, H., International management: Managing across borders and cultures (8th edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice-Hall.   

Dissertation Committee Chair:   

Ahmed Shabeeb Al-Dhaheri: UAE Decision Making in Foreign Aid. 2013.

Ahmed Al Sharaf: Strategic Implementation in Public Organizations. 2013. 

Dissertation Committee Member:

Lemya Hassan Al Shanasi: Assessment of Knowledge Sharing in Local and Foreign Banks in UAE. 2015.  

Hajar Saeed Hamad Alhubaishi: M-Government Service Quality. 2015.

Afif Naser Harhara: Turnover Intentions in Oil & Gas Industry in the UAE. 2014.

Moza Al Mazrouei: Gender-related barriers in the UAE. 2014. 

Conference Session Chair:

Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Vancouver. 2015.  

Abu Dhabi University Annual Research Conference, UAE. 2013

Southern Management Association Annual Conference, St. Pete, FL. 2008

Southwestern Academy of Management Annual Conference,San Antonio. 2005.

Conference Caucus Organizer:

Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Vancouver. 2015. Measurement construct development for CSR.

Panel Discussant:

Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Anaheim. 2008. \

Professional Presentations:  

Global Academy in Business Leadership, Eberly College, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. June 29, 2016. 

Human Resource Professionals Workshop, Abu Dhabi University. March 12, 2013.

Ad-Hoc Reviewer:

Journal of Consumer Marketing: 2016
Academy of Management, Pub/Nonprofit Div: 2016
British Academy of Management: 2016
Management Research Review: 2014–16
Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies: 2015–16
Gender in Management Journal: 2013–16
International Journal of Commerce and Mgmt: 2011–15
Academy of International Business, Southeast: 2014
Journal of Family Business Management: 2014
Academy of International Business, MENA: 2013
Employee Relations: The International Journal: 2012
Academy of Management, Careers Division: 2003–15
Journal of Enterprising Communities: 2012
Western Academy of Management: 2011–12
Eastern Academy of Management: 2010
Human Resource Management Journal: 2009
Western Academy of Management: 2009
Southwest Case Research Association: 2009
Southern Management Association: 2008
Group and Organization Management Journal: 2007
Southwest Case Research Association: 2007
Academy of Management, Gender, and Diversity: 2005

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  • Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Room 304
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