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About Mitchell Koza

Mitchell P. Koza is Distinguished Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School, Newark and New Brunswick. He has previously served as Vice Dean of Rutgers Business School, Newark and New Brunswick and Dean of the Rutgers School of Business-Camden. While Dean, the Rutgers-Camden MBA achieved a ranking of top 15 nationally in the field of Global Management, in a survey conducted by The Princeton Review and later published in Entrepreneurship magazine.

Koza has been elected to the Quality of Markets Committee of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey; served as committee member for the Best Paper Prize for the Strategic Management Society and NJBIZ awards to the New Jersey business community; and Chaired several reaccreditation visiting committees for the AACSB. For many years he delivered a weekly business report for WHYY-FM, the National Public Radio affiliate in Philadelphia. Koza is Founding Co-Chair of the Strategic Management Society Interest Group on Global Strategy, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS).

Prior to joining Rutgers School of Business, Koza spent eighteen years as an expatriate.  Most recently, he was Professor of International Strategy and Director General (CEO) of INSEAD-Cedep, in Fontainebleau, France. He spent 4 years at Cranfield School of Management (UK) where he held the Chair in International Strategy and was Founding Director of the Centre for International Business, and, previously, eleven years at INSEAD as a faculty member. Prior to his move to Europe he held appointments at UCLA, Yale, and Chicago.

Koza’s award winning research, cases, and commentary have explored issues of producing cooperation in international strategic management, and have been published in the major academic and practitioner outlets, including, but not limited to, the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, The Financial Times, Global Strategy Journal, Organization Studies, and Les Echos, and have been translated into eight languages. He is noted as a leading scholar in Who’s Who in Management Sciences.  Koza was educated at the University of Chicago (PH.D.), Harvard University (ED.M.) and Queens College, CUNY (B.A.). Koza maintains advisory relationships with several of the world’s most successful companies.