Distinguished Professor, Management & Global Business
Rutgers Business School

2020 President, Academy of International Business

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Graduate School of Management
1 Washington Park, WP 1094
Newark, NJ 07102


Curriculum Vitae (Short)

Curriculum Vitae (Long)

Professional and Scholarly Articles

Professional Books

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Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; Managerial Science and Applied Economics
M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School)
M.S., University of Michigan; Industrial Engineering
B.S., University of Bombay; Mechanical Engineering


Alliances; International Business; Joint Ventures; Licensing; Foreign Direct Investment; International Marketing; Global Enterprises; Globalization; Valuation of Intangible Assets; Foreign Market Entry; Royalty Rates; technology Transfer; Negotiating Alliance Agreements; Corporate Knowledge Management; Intellectual Property; Government Policies towards Foreign Investment; Strategy; Inter-firm Collaboration; Asian Business.


Farok Contractor is Distinguished Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School, a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, and author of nine books and over 100 scholarly articles. He holds a Ph.D. (Managerial Science and Applied Economics) and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, as well as two engineering degrees (M.S. in Industrial Engineering, University of Michigan, and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Bombay). He has chaired or been on the supervisory committees of 17 doctoral dissertations on International Business topics. He has taught at the Wharton School, Copenhagen Business School, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Nanyang Technological University, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, XLRI (India), Rutgers business programs in Beijing and Shanghai, Lubin School of Business, and Theseus and EDHEC in France. He has also conducted executive seminars in the US, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Farok Contractor’s research focuses on key issues in International Business, such as corporate alliances, outsourcing and offshoring, valuation of intangible assets, the technology transfer process, licensing, and foreign direct investment. His papers and books have been cited approximately 9,000 times, and he is among the top-ranked contributors of scholarly papers in the field. He has served Rutgers as Department Chair, CIBER (Center for International Business Education and Research) Research Director, Ph.D. program coordinator, and other key school and university initiatives.

In December 2017, Professor Contractor received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indian Academy of Management, concomitantly reaching the milestone of getting 10,000 citations of his work in the business literature. (See 12/20/17 post.)

For the following, please see: Curriculum Vitae (Long)

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Short-Term Teaching and Research Assignments
  • Refereed Competitive Papers and Proceedings
  • Other Invited Academic Papers and Conference Proceedings
  • Patent Filing
  • Professional and Other Scholarly Activity
    • Elected Positions
    • Editorial Boards
    • Scholarly Recognition
    • Other Appointments
    • Guest Editorships
    • Referee for Journals and Refereed Conferences
    • Conferences or Panels Organized
    • Professional Development Lectures
    • Other Professional and Scholarly Activity
    • Television and Radio Appearances
    • Professional Associations
    • Research Fellowships/Awards
    • Grants
  • Doctoral Advising and Work with Doctoral Students
  • Teaching
  • Service to Rutgers University
  • Executive Panels
  • Citation Counts

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