Rakesh Mittal specializes in the fields of Management and Analytics. His research on leadership and organizational processes has been published in prestigious international journals such as the Journal of World Business, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, and the Journal of Management Development. He has also presented his research in prominent conferences in the U.S.A. and Europe, namely Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, and European Academy of Management. He also serves on the editorial board of Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.

Mittal is passionate about teaching. He considers teaching an opportunity to inspire and empower. His aim is to enhance student learning as a transformative experience. In addition to other management topics, he teaches courses on Business Analytics, Human Capital Analytics, and Change Management. In his previous profession, Mittal held senior leadership positions and worked in different countries. His hands-on management experience brings experience-based credibility to the classroom. The student evaluations of his teaching have been of a very high order.

Mittal received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. He has completed Post Graduate Programs on Data Science and Business Analytics from University of Texas, Austin, TX. He also holds a certificate in People Analytics from the Wharton School and a certificate in Predictive Modeling & Analytics from the University of Colorado.

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Kroumova, M., Mittal, R., & Bienstock, J. (2021). Personality meta–traits and time-based work–family conflict: the mediating role of work–home boundaries. International Journal of Organizational Analysis. Vol. ahead-of-print
  • Mittal, R., & Bienstock, J. E. (2019). Transformational leadership and polychronicity as antecedents of work-home boundaries. Management Research Review, 42(4), 460–468.
  • Birasnav, M., Mittal, R., & Dalpati, A. (2019). Integrating Theories of Strategic Leadership, Social Exchange, and Structural Capital in the Context of Buyer–Supplier Relationship: An Empirical Study. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, 20(3), 219–236.
  • Mittal, R. & Elias, S. (2016). Social power and leadership in cross-cultural context. Journal of Management Development, 35(1), 58–74.
  • Mittal, R. (2015). Charismatic and transformational leadership styles: A cross-cultural perspective. International Journal of Business and Management, 10, 26–33.
  • Birasnav, M., Mittal, R., & Loughlin, S. (2015). Linking Leadership Behaviors and Information Exchange to Improve Supply Chain Performance: A Conceptual Model. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, 16(2), 205–217.
  • Mittal, R. & Dorfman, P.W. (2012). Servant Leadership across cultures. Journal of World Business, 47(4), 555–570.
  • Mittal, R. (2012). High performance work systems: a cross-cultural perspective. Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, 6, 1–10.

Honors and Awards

  • 2020: Received external grant $25,000 from Albert & Ginsberg Foundation Inc.
  • 2014 to 2019: Honoree at Annual Faculty Scholars Reception, New York Tech
  • 2018: Received external grant $16,000 from Mallah Family Foundation Inc.
  • 2016: Received ISRC grant $4,000 from New York Tech
  • 2012: Outstanding Teaching Award, Dept. of Management, New Mexico State University
  • 2011: Outstanding Research Award, Dept. of Management, New Mexico State University

Courses Taught at New York Tech

  • Data Interaction & Visualization
  • Business Analytics and Decision Making
  • Human Capital Analytics
  • Business Research Methods
  • Global Business Strategy
  • Multinational Business Management
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Human Resource Management Seminar
  • Managing Change in organizations
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Principles of Management

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