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Matthew Rodgers

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Professor Rodgers’ research and teaching efforts focus in the areas of organizational behavior and human resource management. In particular, he is interested in international management issues and leadership.

He worked for a number of years as a mechanical engineer for both Cardone Industries and AccuSystems Corporation before pursuing his masters and doctoral degrees at Cornell University. Prior to coming to Fisher, he was an assistant professor at the SKK Graduate School of Business in Seoul, Korea and an international faculty fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His work has been published in numerous journals including the Strategic Management Journal, the Leadership Quarterly, and the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Companies such as Samsung Electronics and the SK Corporation have relied on his expertise in cross-cultural management and leadership.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership
  • International Management
  • Organizational Behavior

Education

  • PhD, Management and Organizations, Cornell University
  • MS, Management and Organizations, Cornell University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Clarkson University 

BUSMHR 3100 -  Foundations of Management and Human Resources

The study of human behavior in organizational settings.
Prereq: Math 1130 (130), Econ 2001.01 (200), and CSE 100, or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 400 or 701. Not open to students enrolled in the Fisher College of Business.

BUSMHR 3200 - Managing Individuals in Organizations: Organizational Behavior and Human Resources

Principles for managing the performance of individuals and groups in organizations; introduction to organizational behavior theory and its application to staffing, training, compensation, and appraisal. Prereq: Soph standing. Not open to students with credit for 3100 (400) or 701. Not open to students enrolled in UUSS, UExp or PreBSBA-PR. This course is available for EM credit.

BUSMHR 4020  - Cross Cultural Management

Basic elements of culture and its impact upon business.
Prereq: 3000 or BusAdm 555.

BUSMHR 4221 - Concepts and Competencies for Managing People

Application of concepts to managing oneself and others in real work situations, includes practice of behavioral skills such as delegation, persuasion and performance feedback.
Prereq: 2291 (BusAdm 499.01); and 3100 (400), or 3200 (701) and BusMgt 2320 (330). Not open to students with credit for 704.

BUSMHR 7260 - Organizational Behavior for Specialized Masters

Introduction to topics in organizatonal behavior with a focus on applications for MBLE students.
Prereq: Enrollment in MBLE, Specialized Masters in Logistics, or Specialized Masters in Marketing, or permission of instructor.

BUSMHR 7261 - Leadership for Specified Masters

Introduction to topics in leadership with a focus on applications for specialized business masters students. Prereq: Enrollment in MBLE, Specialized Masters in Logistics, or Specialized Masters in Marketing, or permission of instructor.

BUSMHR 7263 - Leadership for SMB Finance Students

An overview of factors that influence individual work performance and techniques; analytical frameworks for determining effectiveness of given techniques in specific circumstances.
Prereq: Enrollment in SMB Finance program, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for MBA 860.

BUSMHR 7703 - Leadership, Talent Management, and Organizational Behavior in Health Sciences

Provides an overview of factors that influence individual and team performance and techniques to improve it with an emphasis on the businesses in the life sciences and healthcare for managerial decision making. 
Prereq: Enrollment in the Graduate Business Minor in Health Sciences.

MBA 6201 - Organizational Behavioral, Teamwork and Leadership I

An overview of factors that influence individual and team performance and techniques to improve it; analytical frameworks for determining effectiveness of given techniques in specific circumstances. 
Prereq: Enrollment in MBA or WPMBA program; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 860.

An overview of factors that influence individual and team performance and techniques to improve it; analytical frameworks for determining effectiveness of given techniques in specific circumstances. 
Prereq: Enrollment in MBA or WPMBA program; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 860.