About Mansour Javidan

Mansour Javidan is Garvin Distinguished Professor and Director of Najafi Global Mindset Institute at Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University. He received his MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the Carlson School at the University of Minnesota.

Mansour was recently recognized as among the top 100 most influential (i.e., top 0.6%) authors in Organization Behavior in the world.  He is also recognized as among the top 2% most cited scientists in the field of business and management in the world. His article on global leadership recently received the Decade’s Best Paper Award (2006- 2016) by the Academy of Management Perspectives. He has published in Harvard Business Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Leadership Quarterly, Management International Review, among others.

Mansour is Past President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness, globeproject.com) research program.  He is currently the Project Director and Principal Co-Investigator of GLOBE 2020, working with a team of 472 researchers studying culture change, leadership ideals, and trust dynamics in over 140 countries. The project has received close to $1.5 million in funding.

Mansour has offered executive development programs and conducted consulting projects in over 30 countries.  His clients include NASA, Abbott Labs, Accenture, U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Marshals Service, Aditya Birla, Alstom, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Statoil, BAE Systems, Bank Mandiri, BP, Cisco, Johnsosn & Johnson, Chevron, Telcom Indonesia, ExxonMobil, Commerzbank, Dell Computers, Scotiabank, Metlife, Europharma, Merck, Dow Chemical, Huawai, McCormick, and SABIC.