Rakesh Mittal specializes in the fields of Management and Analytics. His research focuses on organizational behavior, cross-cultural management, and global leadership. His research in these areas has been published in refereed journals such as the Journal of World Business, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, and the Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies. 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 is a member of the international project GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness). 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. As a teacher, his aim is to enhance student learning as a transformative experience. 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 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
- 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., Bienstock J. & Kroumova, M. (2017). Surviving the challenges of competing demands: a model to explore the impact of personality and boundary management on work-life conflict. Journal of International Management Studies, 17(2), 49–56.
- 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
- 2015: Honoree at Annual Faculty Scholars Reception, New York Tech
- 2014: ISRC research grant $ 6,500, New York Tech
- 2014: Honoree at Annual Faculty Scholars Reception, 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
- 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
- Financial Decisions for HR Managers
- Organizational Psychology
- Principles of Management