Rohrer College of Business @ Rowan University
Professor - Management
Professor Michael Ba Banutu-Gomez joined the management faculty at Rowan University in 2000 to teach courses in the area of Organizational Behavior, International Business and Leadership. Professor Banutu-Gomez received his Ph.D. at Case Western Reserve University – Wetherhead School of Management, Department of Organizational Behavior in 2001. Professor Michael Ba received his Qualified Teacher Certificate from the Gambia Teacher Training College. He has received his bachelor in Sociology and Applied Social Relations at Eastern Connecticut State University. He received his Masters in Social Work, with concentration in Management from Boston University.
Presently Professor Ba Banutu-Gomez is a professor at Rowan University; William G. Rohrer College of Business where he teaches Business Administration, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Global Leadership and Organizational Culture and International Business for both undergraduate and graduate students. Recently, Professor Ba has completed reviewing Organizational Behavior textbook authored by Schermerhorn, Hunt and Osborn for John Wiley & Sons Inc. Publishing Company. He has recently published a book he wrote about Africa. The title is “Africa We Owe it to Our Ancestors, Our Children and Ourselves”, and another book he published in August 2011 entitled “Global Leadership, Change, Organizations, and Development.”
Prior to Rowan University, Professor Ba Banutu-Gomez taught at Illinois Institute of Technology – Stuart School of Business. He also taught graduate business courses at Robert Morris College – Business Administration School.
Professor Ba Banutu-Gomez has presented his research work at professional conferences here in the US and in Europe. He worked for Bank of America as well as the Massachusetts Department of Social Services. He also worked for Oxfam America where he was the Coordinator for West Africa Program and Horn of Africa Program. Professor Ba is an Organizational Development Consultant. He has done consulting in the US, Africa, Asia and Europe. Professor Ba Banutu-Gomez has conducted consulting for GEM – Global Excellence in Management Innovation and they have conducted leadership and certificate training program for chief executive officers and government offices worldwide. He has also conducted training on sustainable development.
Professor Ba Banutu-Gomez has published his work in academic journals. His work has been published in Journal of Global Business Issues, The Business Renaissance Quarterly, Indian Journal of Economics and Business, The Business Review, Cambridge, The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, Journal of Global Competitiveness, Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, and Business Research Yearbook, and Advances In Management.
Professor Ba Banutu-Gomez has reviewed papers for International Journal of Business Excellence, Journal of International Business Disciplines, and Journal of Current Research in Global Business, Academy of Management, and Association for Global Business International Conference, Thunderbird International Journal, Journal of Managerial Issues, and Eastern Academy of Management. Professor Ba Banutu-Gomez has presented papers in twenty International Academic Conferences. His current research interest is in Leadership, Teamwork, International Business, Sustainable Development in Emerging Economy and Cross Cultural Management.