Ellen Drost is Professor of Management in the College of Business and Economics at California State University, Los Angeles. She teaches MBA and undergraduate courses in Strategic Management, International Business, Organizational Theory, and General Management. She has authored over 100 refereed journal articles, conference papers and symposia, cases, and book chapters on international human resource management, cross-cultural leadership, research methodology, entrepreneurship, and organizational culture. Her work has appeared, among others, in the Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management, Asia-Pacific Journal of Human Resource Management, Cross-Cultural Management, International Entrepreneurship Review, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, Journal of Case Studies and Inquiry, Thunderbird International Business Review, The CASE Journal, and numerous edited volumes in international business and management. Her current research focuses on entrepreneurship, organizational culture, and research methodology. She also serves on the editorial board of several academic journals. Ellen received her doctorate degree in International Business and Management from Florida International University. She received her management experience in Amsterdam and Brussels as controller for an international marketing organization. She was born in the Netherlands and speaks, reads and writes Dutch, English and French, fluently.