Director of Purdue CIBER and Professor of Management, Krannert Graduate school of Management
While earning his honors degree from the University of Western Australia, Greg Hundley trained as a journalist with WA Newspapers Ltd., and upon graduation worked as a reporter for two metropolitan dailies. Since completing his graduate studies (M.S. and PhD from the University of Minnesota), he has served on the faculties of the University of Oregon where he was Chair of the Management Department and Director of the Institute of Industrial Relations, the University of Minnesota, the University of Western Australia, and Xavier University.
In 1997, he joined the Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University, where he now serves as Professor of Management. Since January 2001, he has been Director of Purdue’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) – a federally designated national resources center charged with innovations in research and pedagogy that enhances U.S. competitiveness in global business.
Hundley has been principal investigator on two major $3.2 million under the Title VI program of the Higher Education Act. Along with his stewardship of more than 200 programs of research, teaching and outreach to the business and academic communities, Hundley has led major cross-disciplinary projects of teaching and research on corporate public diplomacy, international trade, regional branding, and cross-cultural assessment. He has also received grants to support research in the effects of gender in dispute resolution procedures and entrepreneurship. Professor Hundley initiated collaborations between the Krannert School and several Chinese Universities (Tsinghua, Peking, and Zhejiang Universities and Guanxi University of Technology). He is leading new initiatives in technology and management models for global reach and integration, managing in newly developing frontier economies, and the globalization of higher education.
His research has been published in major journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, the Strategic Management Journal, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Industrial Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Global Focus, Journal of Human Resources, and Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, and a book, The Global Diffusion of Human Resource Practices: Institutional and Cultural Limits. Professor Hundley has served on the editorial board of Academy of Management Journal and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Human Resources. His current research focuses on the effects of individual values and national culture on transfer of management practices, processes of change in national and organizational cultures, international business groups in East Asia, new models of the Chinese family firm, management models for globalization of higher education, and the relationship between self-employment and entrepreneurship in developed and developing economies.
He serves on the executive board and as president-elect of the Academy of International Business Education and Research, and is an executive board member of Confucius Institute of Purdue.