Dr. Lam D. Nguyen

Professor and Chair of Department of Management and International Business

Co-Director of Global Business Institute


Department of Management and International Business Sutliff 358 | 570-389-4386 | lnguyen@bloomu.edu

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Want to know more about our new International Business Major?  Dr. Nguyen, IB students and recent grads discussed the IB major during the International Business Major Deep Dive Facebook Live Event on December 6 


Academic Leadership Position

Chair, Department of Management and International Business

Director, Global Business Institute



Dr. Lam D. Nguyen is tenured Full Professor and Chair of the Department of Management and International Business and Co-Director of the Global Business Institute (GBI) in the AACSB-accredited Zeigler College of Business at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Research Fellow at the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Dr. Nguyen received his Doctor of Management degree and his MBA degree with an emphasis in International Business from Webster University. He also obtained a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, and a Bachelor degree in English from Hanoi University of Foreign Study. Dr. Nguyen has been on the editorial board of several refereed journals and served as a Guest Editor of Special Issue in high quality refereed journals including the International Journal of Public Administration, World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, and International Journal of Business and Globalisation. He has served as a Visiting Professor at Webster University Thailand and at the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City. Dr. Nguyen possesses a solid practitioner experience including various managerial and leadership positions he held in Vietnam and in the U.S. He has extensive teaching experience at both undergraduate and graduate levels including Executive MBA in the areas of Strategy, Leadership, Ethics, HRM, and International Business. Dr. Nguyen has published numerous articles in high quality refereed journals and proceedings, including Leadership & Organizational Development Journal, International Journal of Public Administration, Journal of Management Development, SAM Advanced Management Journal, Global Business Review,  Public Organization Review, Journal of Asia Business Studies, and others. He is a recipient of multiple prestigious awards such as Emerald Best International Symposium Award and Best Reviewer Award from the Academy of Management and Provost’s Award for Excellence in Research/Scholarly Activity from Bloomsburg University. His areas of interest are leadership, ethics, strategic management, entrepreneurship, public administration, and cross cultural management. 

Dr. Nguyen has served as the faculty advisor of several student organizations including Global Business Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Society for Advancement of Management-BU Chapter and has been awarded the 2018 Student Organization Advisor of the Year by Bloomsburg University and the 2013 Outstanding Faculty Advisor by the Society for Advancement of Management. The Beta Gamma Sigma-BU Chapter received the Outstanding Chapter Award- Honorable Mention in 2015 in addition to multiple Highest Honors and Exemplary Chapter Awards since 2013.

As the Department Chair, Dr. Nguyen is leading the largest department in the Zeigler College of Business with 12 tenured/tenure-track full-time faculty serving 600+ majors and minors. The department offers a B.S.B.A. in Management, a B.S.B.A. in International Business with seven Specializations (Accounting, Finance, ITM, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Economics, and Policy and Globalization), a Minor in Management, a Minor in Supply Chain Management, a Minor in Human Resource Management, a Minor in Entrepreneurship, an Entrepreneurship and Small Business Certificate, and MBA courses.

As the Director/Co-Director of Global Business Institute, Dr. Nguyen is spearheading the IB initiatives including the addition of an IB major and the international cooperation with foreign institutions. Several MOUs have been signed with great universities in Vietnam. 

Dr. Nguyen is a member of several prestigious honor societies including the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma, International Honor Society in Business Administration, Lambda Kappa Chapter Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society for Business, Management, and Administration Sigma Beta Delta, and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.


What's new?

Dr. Nguyen has been selected to be a member of Bloomsburg University's Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi.

Dr. Nguyen is a guest editor of a Special Issue on "Public Administration and Policy in Vietnam" which will be published in the International Journal of Public Administration.

Dr. Nguyen is a guest editor of a Special Issue on “Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Vietnam: Digitalisation for Sustainable Development” which will be published in the World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development

Dr. Nguyen and Wren Fritsky from Professional U took a group of BU students (both graduate and undergraduate) on a Husky Career Road Trip to Eurofins NSC to learn about its operations at the US headquarters in Lancaster, PA as well as its global operations, especially in Purchasing. BU students had an opportunity to interact with BU Alumni and discuss internship and job opportunities with the HR team. 

Dr. Nguyen took a group of 11 International Business major students on a field trip to Ha Noi, the capital of Viet Nam. During this 12-day trip, the students had an opportunity to experience and learn about its history, culture, economy, and business practices. 


Student-Faculty Collaborative Research-Refereed Journal Publication

  • Sarkessian, M., & Nguyen, L.D. (2018). Student’s perception on business ethics: An investigation of French students based on gender, age, and education.  SAM Advanced Management Journal, 82(4), 52-60.

Representative Refereed Journal Publications

  • Tran, Y.T., Nguyen, N.P., & Nguyen, L.D. (2020). Results-oriented culture and organizational performance: The mediating role of financial accountability in public sector organizations in Vietnam. International Journal of Public Administration. DOI:10.1080/01900692.2020.1841227
  • Nguyen, L.D., Mboga, J., Lau, W-K., Pham, L.N.T., & Tanner, T. (2020). Personal business ethics in global business: A cross-cultural study between France and the U.S. International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics (Accepted for publication).
  • Nguyen, P.D., Bui, T.T., Nguyen, L.D., & Tanner, T. (2020). Factors impacting the marketing consulting services: An empirical study in Vietnam.  International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 24(4), 543-559.
  • Lau, W-K., Pham, N.L.T, & Nguyen, L.D. (2019). Remapping the construct of paternalistic leadership. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 40(7), 764-776. (SSCI) 
  • Ermasova, N., Clark, D., Nguyen, L.D., & Ermasov, S. (2019).  The effect of education and formal trainings on ethical behavior among Russian public sector employees. SAM Advanced Management Journal, 83(3), 61-79.
  • Nguyen, L.D., Tanner, T., & Pham, L.N.T. (2019). Cross-culture management: An empirical examination on task and relationship orientations of Japanese and Omani working adults. International Journal of Human Resources: Development and Management, 19(1), 92-103. DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2019.097050
  • Nguyen, L.D., & Ermasova, N. (2018). Task, relationship and work overload stress orientations of Russian and Dutch working adults: Does gender make a difference? International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets10(4), 341-359.
  • Ermasova, N., Clark, D., Nguyen, L.D., & Ermasov, S. (2018). Russian public sector employees’ reasoning of ethical behavior: An empirical study. International Journal of Public Administration, 41(5-6, January 15), 357-376. DOI: 10.1080/01900692.2017.1423329
  • Ermasova, N., Clark, D., Ermasov, S., & Nguyen, L.D. (2018). Do training, area of expertise, and longevity with current employer affect ethics in Russia? SAM Advanced Management Journal, 82(3), 61-76.
  • Nguyen, L.D., Ermasova, N., & Pham, L.N.T.  (2018). Leadership and stress orientation of Japanese and Russian working adults. Global Business Review, 19(4), 968-987.
  • Ermasova, N., Nguyen, L.D., & Bruce, M. (2018). Does gender make a difference in leadership and stress orientations? An empirical study of German and Russian working adults. International Journal of Strategic Change Management, 7(2), 87-108. DOI10.1504/IJSCM.2018.091594
  • Ermasova, N., Nguyen, L.D., & Bruce, M. (2017). Leadership and overload stress orientations of German and Russian working adults: Does government work experience make a difference? Public Organization Review, 17(1), 39-59.
  • Ermasova, N., Wagner, S., & Nguyen, L.D. (2017). Ethics-related organizational interventions and personal business ethics in Russia. Journal of Management Development, 36(3), 410-426.


Advisor, Global Business Association

The purpose of the Global Business Association (GBA) is to help students appreciate cross-cultural differences, trends in globalization and its effect on society, and the growing importance of business operations across national borders.  In addition, it organizes activities and events that promote cultural awareness and diversity on campus and advance the professional development of those interested in international business.

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2018-2019 GBA Executive Team


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