Jeffrey A. Krug, Ph.D.

Dean, Zeigler College of Business

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Krug

400 E. Second Street, 374 Sutliff Hall, Dean’s Suite

Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Phone: 570-389-4745


Complete Vita



Ph.D.–Management, Indiana University (Bloomington)

M.S.–International Business, Penn State University

B.A.–Economics, Penn State University


Executive Education

Management Leadership Institute, Harvard University

Certificate of Management, University of Virginia (Darden)

Kellogg Scholars Program, Northwestern University


Academic Leadership Positions

Dean, Zeigler College of Business, Bloomsburg University (Current position)
Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, Loyola University New Orleans
Director, Center for International Business, Loyola University New Orleans

Academic Positions

Jack & Vada Reynolds Chair in International Business, Loyola University New Orleans
Associate Professor of Management, Virginia Commonwealth University
Adjunct Professor of Marketing and Management, University of Műnster, Germany
Adjunct Professor of Innovation & Technology, Virginia Tech
Adjunct Professor of International Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Assistant Professor of International Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Assistant Professor of Management, The University of Management
Visiting Assistant Professor of Management, The College of William & Mary

Industry Experience

PepsiCo, Inc.–Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation

• Manager of Strategy & Finance–Latin America

• Manager of Worldwide Financial Reporting


Texas Instruments Incorporated

• Financial Planning Manager–Latin America

• Credit Manager–Latin America

• Financial Analyst–Materials & Controls Division, Attleboro, Massachusetts

• Cost Analyst–Defense Electronics Division, Colorado Spring, Colorado

• Market Database Analyst–European Semiconductor Group, Nice, France

• Financial Planning Analyst–Computer Division, Austin, Texas


Austrian Postal Savings Bank–Vienna

• Economics Analyst


Commerzbank AG–Dűsseldorf, Germany

• Financial Trainee, Commercial Lending


Consulting Experience

External Consultant and Seminar Leader, Accenture, McKinsey, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Harnischfeger, Pietsch, & Partners.

Active consultant on strategy, leadership, mergers & acquisitions, and global strategy.


Military Experience

U.S. Naval Reserve Officer, Supply Corps.

Naval ROTC unit, The Pennsylvania State University


International Experience

Speak and write English, German, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Working knowledge of Japanese, French, and Finnish.

Lived and worked in Austria, France, Germany, Brazil, and the United States.



Krug, J. A. (Ed.) (2009). Corporate Strategy. London: Sage Publications.

Krug, J. A. (2009). Mergers and Acquisitions: Turmoil in Top Management Teams. New York: Business Expert Press.

Krug, J. A., & Daniels, J. D. (Eds.) (2008). Multinational Enterprise Theory. London: Sage Publications.

Krug, J. A. (Ed.) (2008). Mergers and Acquisitions. London: Sage Publications.

Daniels, J. D., & Krug, J. A. (Eds.) (2007). International Business and Globalization. London: Sage Publications.


Representative Research in Refereed Journals

Krug, J. A., Wright, P., & Kroll, M. (2014). Top management turnover following mergers & acquisitions: Good research to date but still much to learn. Academy of Management Perspectives, 28: 147–163.

Krug, J. A. (2013). The evolving role of general managers in today’s global organizations. International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management, 4(1): 24–38.

Krug, J. A. (2012).  New challenges for international business research: A review of extant research and the unique contributions of John Dunning. Journal of Teaching in International Business, 23(1): 659–678.

Krug, J. A. (2009). Brain drain: Why top management bolts after M&As. Journal of Business Strategy, 30(6): 4–14.

Krug, J. A., & Shill, W. (2008). The big exit: Executive churn in the wake of M&As. Journal of Business Strategy, 29(4): 15–21.

Wright, P., Kroll, M., Krug, J. A., & Pettus, M. (2007). Influences of top management team incentives on firm risk taking. Strategic Management Journal, 28(1), 81–89.

Krug, J. A., & Aguilera, R. (2005). Top management team turnover in mergers and acquisitions. Advances in Mergers & Acquisitions, 4(1), 123–154.

Krug, J. A. (2003). Why do they keep leaving? Harvard Business Review, 81(2), 14–15.

Krug, J. A. (2003). Executive turnover in acquired firms: An analysis of resource-based theory and the upper echelons perspective. Journal of Management & Governance, 7(2), 117–143.

Krug, J. A., & Hegarty, W. H. (2001). Predicting who stays and leaves after an acquisition: A study of top managers in multinational firms. Strategic Management Journal, 22(2), 185–196.

Krug, J. A., & Nigh, D. (2001). Executive perceptions in foreign and domestic acquisitions:  An analysis of foreign ownership and its effect on executive fate. Journal of World Business, 36(1), 85–105.

Krug, J. A., & Nigh, D. (1998). Top management departures in cross-border acquisitions: Governance issues in an international context. Journal of International Management, 4(4), 267–287.

Krug, J. A., & Hegarty, W. H. (1997). Postacquisition turnover among U.S. top management teams: An analysis of the effects of foreign versus domestic acquisitions of U.S. targets. Strategic Management Journal, 18(8), 667–675.