Dr. Maria Nathan, University of Lynchburg
Among the most challenging concerns for International Human Resource Management are included: Continued efforts to build a global mindset within international firms; use of Human Resource predictive analytics to support the highly demanding talent management process; Human Resource support for rapid and relentless organizational change initiatives; attraction and retention of talented employees across country borders; reconsideration of Human Resource fundamental given a fast-growing gig economy’s contingent workforce and larger investments in training and leadership development. International Human Resource Management is challenged to strengthen relevance, responsiveness and resourcefulness in a VUCA world that is, at the same time, rich with opportunity.
Dr. Maria Nathan is a Professor of Management/Business Administration and Chair of the Department of Management at the University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, Virginia, in the United States. Dr. Nathan received her doctorate from the University of Southern California and has taught at universities around the world, including: University of California, Los Angeles, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, Thailand, here at FH Vorarlberg and at the International School of Management in Paris, France.
Dr. Nathan’s specializations in research, teaching and management consulting include: Crisis Management and Learning, Sustainable Strategic Management and International Human Resource Management. She has published numerous refereed journal articles, books, book chapters and has been active on over one dozen journal editorial review boards.