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Lutgert College of Business

Lutgert College of Business

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Daniel Rottig, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Business and Strategic Management
Phone: (239) 590-1247
Office: Lutgert Hall 3314

Dr. Daniel Rottig is an Associate Professor of International Business and Strategic Management. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Management with emphasis on Global Strategy and International Business, an MBA degree in International Business, an undergraduate degree (German Diploma) in Business Administration with the triadic emphases on International Economics, Finance, and Marketing, and a Diploma in International Studies.

Dr. Rottig's research focuses on the institutional and cultural environments of multinational corporations, the performance determinants of international acquisitions, emerging markets, and global social and ethical organizational issues. He has published in such journals as Thunderbird International Business Review, Management International Review, Decision Sciences Journal, the Academy of Management Learning and Education and other respected outlets. Five of his papers are published in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

He has received several awards and award-nominations for his scholarly work from leading academic institutions, including the Richard Farmer Best Dissertation Award of the Academy of International Business, two consecutive William Ziegler Best Paper Awards from the Academy of International Business Southeast USA Chapter (AIB-SE), nominations for AIB-SE’s Rollins Best Paper Award and EducAsian Best Thematic Paper Award on Emerging Markets Research, as well as nominations for the Academy of Management's International Management Division Barry Richman Best Dissertation Award, SERI Best Paper in Strategy/ International Business Theory Award, Douglas Nigh Best Paper Award, SKOLKOVO Best Paper Award, and Best Paper in OB/HRM/OT Award.

Prof. Rottig is a passionate educator whose goal is to help students understand the global business environment and how to strategically manage firms in international markets. He teaches courses on International Business, Global Organizational Issues and Strategic Management in the undergraduate, graduate and Executive MBA programs of the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University. He also teaches in the Executive MBA program at Florida Atlantic University, and he has taught in the graduate and executive programs at California State University, Long Beach.

He is actively involved in the academic community and currently serves as the Associate Editor of the Academy of International Business Insights, as an Area Editor of the International Journal of Emerging Markets and as a member of the editorial review board an active ad-hoc reviewer for a number of leading academic journals and conferences, which shows in the form of several Best Reviewer Awards. He served as the development director (2009-10), conference co-chair and membership director (2010-11), conference chair (2011-12), chapter chairman (2012-13) and immediate past chairman (2013-14) of the Academy of International Business Southeast USA Chapter, which recently inducted him as a Fellow.

Prior to beginning his career in academia, he worked for such companies as Merrill Lynch in the US and ING Group in Europe. He also served as chairman of a German student business consultancy while studying for his undergraduate degree. He is an invited member of several honor societies, including The International Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and Golden Key International Honour Society. He was born and raised in Germany and, while studying and working in the fields of international business and strategic management, he had the opportunity to travel extensively and thus far has visited more than 40 countries.

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