Management (323) 343-2890

Blair J. Berkley
Associate Professor of Management; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Contact: (323) 343-2898
E-mail: BJBerkley@juno.com or bberkle@calstatela.edu

  • Disruptive airline passengers (on-board aircraft security and aviation law)
  • Nightclub security management
  • Policing (nightclubs, bars and crowd control)
  • Urban entertainment districts (planning, design, operations and policing)

Ellen Drost
Associate Professor of Management; Ph.D., Florida International University
Contact: (323) 343-2965
E-mail: edrost@calstatela.edu

  • International business management
  • Cross-cultural research methodology
  • Managing multinational teams
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic decision making
  • International human resource management
  • Cross-cultural leadership
  • Business practices in Mexico

Fluent in: Dutch, French.


Mengying He
Assistant Professor of Management; Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Contact: (323) 343-5256
E-mail: mhe15@calstatela.edu

  • Healthcare management
  • Hospice care
  • Long-term care
  • Hospital services

Fluent in: Chinese.


Rauf R. Khan
Emeritus Professor of Management; D.B.A., USC
Contact: (323) 343-2901
E-mail: rkhan@calstatela.edu

  • Managerial leadership
  • Organizational behavior
  • Management of multi-national operations
  • Comparative studies of management in different countries
  • Culture and its role in international interactions
  • Trade between the U.S. and Japan.

Fluent in: Urdu.


Kern Kwong
Professor of Management; Director, Asian Pacific Business Institute; Ph.D., Georgia State University
Contact: (323) 343-2890
E-mail: kkwong2@calstatela.edu

  • Field of operations
  • Production management
  • Business forecasting
  • Manufacturing and sales practices in China, Japan, Korea and the U.S.
  • Computers in the workplace
  • Management issues of small business firms

Cheng Li
Associate Professor of Management; Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington
Contact: (323) 343-2902
E-mail: cli@calstatela.edu

  • Supply chain management
  • Business information systems
  • Project management
  • Business ethics and forecasting

Steve McGuire
Professor of Management; Director, Entrepreneurship Institute; Ph.D., George Washington University
Contact: (323) 343-2897
E-mail: steve@mcguire.net

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial organizational culture
  • Organization development
  • Change management
  • Cross-cultural and international teams

Fluent in: Spanish, Portuguese, French.


John F. Steiner
Professor of Management; Ph.D., University of Arizona
Contact: (323) 343-2890
E-mail: jsteine@calstatela.edu

  • Business ethics
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Business, government and society
  • Case studies of corporations

Leslie K. Williams
Assistant Professor of Management; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Contact: (323) 343-2903
E-mail: lwillia8@calstatela.edu

  • Business ethics
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Cultural and institutional determinants of entrepreneurship, innovation, and growth

Angela M. Young
Professor of Management; Ph.D., Florida State University
Contact: (323) 343-2896
E-mail: ayoung3@calstatela.edu

  • Career development, training and development
  • Gender in the workplace
  • Interpersonal communications
  • Developing organizational relationships
  • Behavioral and applied management