Title: Assistant Professor
Department(s): College of Business, Sea Level Solutions Center
Ravi Gajendran is an Assistant Professor in the College of Business at FIU. He received his PhD in Organizational Behavior from Pennsylvania State University. Before entering the doctoral program at Penn State, he had a career in sales and marketing for over seven years working for multinationals such as Cadbury’s and Procter & Gamble. Prior to joining FIU, Ravi was on the faculty of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he featured on the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent for every year he taught there. He has taught courses on organizational behavior, leadership, and human resource management at PhD, MBA, and undergraduate levels.
His areas of research expertise include telecommuting and virtual teams, impacts of communication technology, leadership, and human capital development. His research has been featured in several prominent media outlets including New York Times, USA Today, Fox Business News, Entrepreneur.com., Inc.com, and Forbes. In addition to publishing his research in top-tier journals, he has also written articles for managers that have been published in Harvard Business Review and Business Today. In his spare time, Ravi likes to read, meditate, and spend time with family.