Prof. Mark F. Peterson
Dr. Mark F. Peterson is the Internet Coast Adams Professor of Management and International Business
at Florida Atlantic University. His principal interests are in questions of how culture and international
relations affect the way organizations should be managed. He has published over 80 articles and
chapters, a similar number of conference papers, and several books. The articles have appeared in
major management and international management journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly,
Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, Leadership Quarterly,
Human Relations, and Organization Science. He has also contributed international management themes
to the basic social science literature through chapters in the Annual Review of Psychology, the
Communication Yearbook, and Research in the Sociology of Organizations.
Specific topics in his writings include the role different parties play in decision making in organizations
throughout the world, the effects that culture has on the role stresses that managers experience, the way
immigrant entrepreneur communities operate, and the way that intercultural relationships in
multicultural teams and across hierarchical levels should function.
Since receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1979, Prof. Peterson has held faculty
positions at Wayne State University, the University of Miami, Texas Tech University and Florida
Atlantic University. He held a Fulbright Fellowship to Japan in 1986, was a visiting scholar at the
University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1991, and served as the first John R. Galvin Visiting
Professor of International Leadership and Organization Management at Tufts University’s Fletcher
School of Law and Diplomacy in 2002. He has been an invited speaker to universities in the United
States, Europe and Asia. He is a Department Editor for the Journal of International Business Studies
and Consulting Editor for the Journal of Organizational Behavior. He is the Ph.D. programme advisor
in management at Florida Atlantic.