Kurt Norder joined the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics as an assistant professor of management in the fall of 2014. Before joining University of Delaware, he completed his Ph.D. in international business at the University of South Carolina and a postdoc at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Prior to his academic career, Professor Norder worked for General Electric Company in various roles. He brings experience in engineering, financial management, Lean Six Sigma process improvement and international business. He has also consulted in the area of international acquisition integration.
Professor Norder’s research investigates how multinationals and hybrid organizations manage multiple demands while balancing an internal set of interactive organizational and strategic elements. Additionally, he examines firm-government bargaining relations, cross-border social capital and knowledge sharing. His research is targeted toward key strategic management and international business journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of International Business Studies.
- Ph.D. in international business, University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business, 2013
- B.S. in mechanical engineering (with high distinction), The Pennsylvania State University, 2001