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Dr George Hrivnak  

PhD, MA, BSBA,

Dr George Hrivnak
Associate Dean Learning & Teaching and Associate Professor of Management
Bond Business School
Bond University QLD 4229
Australia


Title
Associate Dean Learning & Teaching and Associate Professor of Management

Department
Bond Business School

Telephone
Office Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 51278
+61 7 559 51278
Location
Building Level: 3
Building: 2. Bond Business School
Location: Bond University
Professional Biography
Dr. George A. Hrivnak (Ph.D., George Washington University) is an Assistant Professor of Management at Bond University. Prior to joining academia, George spent more than 12 years working in private industry, with extensive experience working on organizational change projects in a number of leadership and business development roles, fostering his interest in improving individual and collective capacities to learn and change. George teaches organisational behaviour, negotiation, leadership, and change management subjects and works with students in the undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs. He received the 2013 New Educator Award by the OBTS Society for Management Educators and has been repeatedly recognised by Bond University and the Faculty of Business for his teaching excellence. George's research focuses on management education and development, including leadership development, experiential learning, instructional design and assessment and transfer of learning. He and his colleagues have published their work in the Journal of International Management, Journal of Management Education, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, and Small Group Research, in addition to several book chapters and international conference papers. He is an editorial board member of the Academy of Management Learning & Education and a board member of Bond Universityís Centre for Applied Research in Learning, Engagement, Andragogy & Pedagogy.
Qualifications
Doctor of Philosophy - The George Washington University
Master of Arts - University of South Florida
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - The Ohio State University
Professional admission & memberships

Academy of Management

Australian & New Zealand Academt of Management

Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology

American Psychological Association

OBTS Society for Management Educators

Other professional appointments

Editorial Review Board - Academy of Management Learning & Education

Management Board Member - Centre for Applied Research in Learning, Engagement, Andragogy & Pedagogy (LEAP)

Teaching expertise
George's teaching is primarily focused on managerial skill development in areas such as negotiation, leadership, teamwork, decision-making and critical thinking.
Subject list

MGMT11-101 Organisational Behaviour

MGMT13-320 Leadership

MGMT70-507 Effective Negotiation

MGMT13-311 Change Management

MGMT70-507 Effective Negotiation

EXEC70-045 Executive Negotiation Strategies

Teaching awards

2013 OBTS Society for Management Educators' New Educator Award

2013 Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence (High Commendation)

2012 Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award - Faculty Teacher of the Year

2012 Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award - September Semester

Research interests & research expertise

George's current research focuses on a number of issues in management education and development, including leadership development, educational design and assessment, and experiential learning methods (e.g., service-learning). He and his colleagues have recently published their research in the Journal of International Management, theInternational Journal of Organizational Analysis, and Small Group Research, along with several book chapters and conference papers.

Publications
George Hrivnak
(Link to personal researcher page)

Recent Publications
  • One Goal, One Community: Program Development and Research Results from Bondís International Anti-Bullying Program
  • Leader-follower congruence and transformational leadership: A test using response surface modeling
  • Explicating the how of service-learning: A proposal for the use of Schwartz's value theory
  • A framework for leadership development
  • To rubric or not to rubric: That is the question
  • Do Sweat It: Student Reactions to Research on the Relationship Between Physical and Mental States
  • Gather 'round the experiential fire!
  • The power of nascency: Realizing the potential of service-learning in an unscripted future
  • The service-learning scholarship antinome: Our research is focused on educating students yet we neglect the education literature
  • From names we know to those we might not: A review of our top ten educational theorists' contributions to the literature and the practical implications of their work