Dr. Lam D. Nguyen, Professor of Management and International Business and Director of Global Business Institute

Dr. Lam D. Nguyen, Professor of Management and International Business and Director of Global Business Institute

Department of Management and International Business Sutliff 335 | 570-389-4386 | lnguyen@bloomu.edu

Web Links

Dr. Nguyen’s Website

Faculty Office Hours 

T-R: 9:00am-9:30am (virtual)

T-R: 12:30pm-2:00pm

W:  4:00pm-5:00pm (virtual)

W:  5:00pm-6:00pm


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Academic Leadership Position

Director, Global Business Institute, Bloomsburg University



Dr. Lam D. Nguyen received his Doctor of Management degree as well as his MBA degree with an emphasis in International Business from Webster University. He is tenured Professor of Management and International Business and Director of the Global Business Institute (GBI) in the Zeigler College of Business. He is also a Research Fellow at the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Dr. Nguyen has been on the editorial board of several refereed journals such as the World Journal of Management and the International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets. He is currently a Guest Editor of a Special Issue in the 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 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 job satisfaction, leadership, strategic management, ethics, entrepreneurship, and cross cultural management. 

Dr. Nguyen has served as the faculty advior 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.


What's new?

Special Issue on: “Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Vietnam: Digitalisation for Sustainable Development”

World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development

Guest Editor 

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

  • 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) 
  • Clark, D., Tanner, T., Pham, N.L.T, Lau, W-K., & Nguyen, L.D. (2019). Attitudes toward business ethics: Empirical investigation on different moral philosophies among business students in Vietnam. International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics. Accepted for publication.
  • 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., Clark, D., & Ermasov, S. (2018). Management skills of Russian working adults. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 21(2), 193-215.
  • 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.

2019-2020 GBA Executive Team

2018-2019 GBA Executive Team


Global Business Association takes third in international competition