A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management




Learn the ins and outs of what makes an organization successful, starting at the top! Management studies the roles of leaders and their organizational impact. Major topics include: employee behavior and motivation, bargaining and negotiation, team development, leadership and innovation, managing diversity, human resource management, strategic change, managing competitive environments, corporate strategy and strategic alliances, and strategy formulation and implementation.  

At both the undergraduate and graduate levels, the courses we offer in management are designed to help students learn skills such as leadership, critical thinking, problem solving, sound decision-making, oral and written communication, interpersonal skills, leadership, organizing and planning activities, diversity management and cross-cultural skills.

Management Pathways at UCR School of Business

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B.S. in Business Administration with a Concentration in Management

Get a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in management. Each concentration offers a wide selection of courses in the management to choose from. Students must complete five courses within the management concentration. See the concentration in management degree plan.

At the undergraduate level, management students can choose their concentrations in the following areas:

> General management
> Human resources management
> International management
> Public policy and management

Bachelors of Science Program

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

A Master of Business Administration is essential for advancement in many career paths. Gain the unique skill sets that will differentiate you as an expert in a particular area of business by choosing one or two concentrations. The management concentration requires five courses, and students may choose from a wide range of electives within the concentration. At the graduate level, UCR School of Business offers elective courses in:

> Entrepreneurial management
> General management
> Human resources management/organizational behavior
> International management

MBA Program

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Ph.D. with a Concentration in Strategic Management and Organization

The Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Strategic Management and Organization prepares students for an academic career researching and teaching organizational behavior and strategy. As a Ph.D. student in Strategic Management and Organization, you will be working with faculty who are outstanding researchers, published in the very best journals in the field, and who have considerable experience successfully advising doctoral students.

Ph.D. Program

  • Faculty in Management

Management Seminars & Conferences

    Date/Location Presenter Paper
    Thursday, February 9, 2023
    ANDHL-021, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Kannan Srikanth | Ohio Sate University Your Past Matters to My Future
    Thursday, March 2, 2023
    Zoom, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Linda Greer | Michigan Sate University Responding to the Emotions of Others at Work: A Review and Integrative Theoretical Framework for the Effects of Emotion-Response Strategies on Work-Related Outcomes
    Thursday, April 13, 2023
    Zoom, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Eric Jun Xu | University of California, Riverside How stakeholders’ economic connection affects the role of reputation following a negative event? Evidence from the venture capital industry
    Thursday, April 27, 2023
    Linda Argote | Carnegie Mellon University Transactive Memory Systems and Hospital Trauma Resuscitation Team Performance
    Thursday, May 11, 2023
    ANDHL-021, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Martin Ganco | University of Wisconsin TBA
    Thursday, May 25, 2023
    Zoom, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
     Ziyi Zhang | University of California, Riverside Growth Leadership Theories and Their Effects in Workplace

    The AY 2022/2023 seminars are held in-person at Anderson Hall or remote. If you are interested in attending, please contact Management seminar coordinator Haibo Liu.

    Date/Time Presenter
    Thursday, November 1, 2019 Jake Grandy (CSU Long Beach)
    Thursday, November 21, 2019 Tony Tong (Leeds School of Business)
    Thursday, January 10, 2020 Soo Hong Chew (Southwestern University)
    Thursday, January 16, 2020 Mark Packard
    Thursday, January 30, 2020 Sangyun Kim
    Thursday, February 13, 2020 Eugene Caruso (UCLA)
    Thursday, February 27, 2020 Dan Goldstein (Microsoft Research)
    Thursday, March 5, 2020 Danni Wang (Rutgers)
    Thursday, April 2, 2020 Pamela Smith (UCSD)


    Date/Time Presenter Paper
    Thursday, May 23, 2019 Eugene Caruso (UCLA) TBD
    Thursday, May 9, 2019 Enrico Diecidue (INSEAD) TBD
    Thursday, February 28, 2019 Sally Sadoff (UC San Diego) “Improving College Instruction through Incentives”
    Thursday, February 21, 2019 Tobias Kretschmer (LMU Munich) “Market Competition and Effectiveness of Performance Pay: Evidence From The Field”
    Thursday, February 14, 2019 Maia Young (UC Irvine) “How Emotions Move Us: An Integrative Framework for Emotions and Decision Making”
    Thursday, January 31, 2019 Sekou Bermiss (UT Austin) “Scaling Impact: Understanding How Growth is Conceptualized in Social Ventures”
    Thursday, December 6, 2018 Melissa Valentine (Stanford) “Binning is Sinning: How Algorithmic Decision‐making Reconfigures the Org Chart”
    Thursday, November 29, 2018 Jennifer Chatman (UC Berkeley) “Paradigm Lost: New Frontiers in Organizational Culture Research”
    Thursday, November 15, 2018 Ann Majchrzak (USC) “Knowledge Co‐Creation with Crowdsourcing”