Roth, Kendall

Associate Dean

Dr. Roth is Senior Associate Dean for International Programs and Partnerships. He holds the J. Willis Cantey Chair of International Business and Economics and serves as a Professor of International Business. He is also the director of the international business Ph.D. major at the Moore School. Dr. Roth's research interests focus on institutional and sociocultural approaches to understanding organization practices and routines within multinational enterprises.

Biographical Profile

College
Darla Moore School of Business
Department
Moore Sch - Dean's Office
Tenure Status
Tenured

International Activity

International Activities
Yes
Type of Activity
Research, Teaching, Service
Countries
China, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, France, Germany, Tunisia, Italy, Brazil
Institutional Focus Areas
Business and Entrepeneurship
Extended Residence in Foreign Country
No
Speaks Non-English Language
No

Interest Background

Do you include students in your research?
None
Interest Keywords
institutional, sociocultural , organization practices, organization routines, multinational enterprises
Institutional Focus Areas
Business and Entrepeneurship
Personal Focus Areas
Understanding behaviors within the multinational enterprise context, Cultural frameworks from a methodological perspective, and applied to understanding behaviors within

Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
12/1986 University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina PhD Major: International Business Minor: Strategy/Policy
08/1979 Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma BUS University Studies

Memberships & Professional Activities

Dates Type Description Institution/Entity
1986 - 1992 Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer Journal of International Business Studies
1987 - Present Professional Activity Program Committee, Annual Meeting Academy of International Business
1987 - Present Professional Activity Program Committee, International Management Division, Annual Meeting Academy of Management
1991 Professional Activity Invited Session Chair, Showcase Symposium, Career Development Issues in International Business, Annual Meeting Academy of Management
1991 - 1993 Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer Academy of Management Journal
1993 - 2002 Professional Activity Editorial Board Journal of International Business Studies
1994 - 1999 Professional Activity Editorial Board Academy of Management Journal
1994 - 2002 Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer Journal of Management
1994 - 2010 Professional Activity Editorial Board Multinational Business Review
1994 - 2007 Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer Strategic Management Journal
1994 - 1998 Professional Activity Editorial Board Journal of International Management
1995 - Present Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer Management International Review
1995 - Present Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer Journal of Management Studies
1996 - 2008 Professional Activity Editorial Board Advances in International Comparative Management
1997 - Present Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer Organization Science
1998 Professional Activity U.S. Program Chair, International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management, World Congress Academy of Management
1998 Professional Activity AMJ 1997 Best Paper Selection Committee Academy of Management
1998 - 2001 Professional Activity Richard Farmer Dissertation Award Committee, Chairman, Member Academy of International Business
1999 - Present Professional Activity Program Committee, Business Policy Division, Annual Meeting Academy of Management
1999 Professional Activity AMJ 1998 Best Paper Selection Committee, Chairman Academy of Management
1999 Professional Activity Reviewer, Special Topic Forum: Privatization and entrepreneurial transformation Academy of Management Review
2001 Professional Activity Reviewer, Special Issue: Trust in an organizational context Organization Science
2001 Professional Activity Reviewer, Special Research Forum: A new time Academy of Management Journal
2001 - Present Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer Academy of Management Review
2002 - 2008 Professional Activity Editorial Board Journal of Management
2002 Professional Activity Reviewer, Special Issue: The global acquisition, protection, and leveraging of technological competencies Strategic Management Journal
2002 - 2004 Professional Activity AIB Haynes Prize Award Committee Academy of International Business
2002 - 2004 Professional Activity AIB Best Paper Award Committee Academy of International Business
2003 - 2006 Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer Journal of International Business Studies
2003 - Present Professional Activity Research Committee, International Management Division Academy of Management
2003 - 2012 Professional Activity Douglas Nigh International Management Research Award Committee, Chair Academy of Management
2004 - Present Professional Activity Editorial Board Academy of Management Journal
2005 Professional Activity IMD Paper Development Workshop, Facilitator Academy of Management
2007 - 2010 Professional Activity Board of Senior Consulting Editors Journal of International Business Studies
2007 - Present Professional Activity Editorial Board Strategic Management Journal
2007 - 2008 Professional Activity JIBS Paper Development Workshop, Academy of International Business, Guest Editor Academy of International Business
2008 - 2009 Professional Activity Ad hoc reviewer International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management
2010 - 2013 Professional Activity Editorial Board Journal of International Business Studies
2010 - Present Professional Activity Senior Advisory Board Global Strategy Journal
2011 - 2012 Professional Activity AIB Fellows, International Educator of the Year Selection Committee Academy of International Business
2011 - 2012 Professional Activity AIB Strategic Initiatives Committee Academy of International Business
2012 - 2013 Professional Activity JIBS Paper Development Workshop, Academy of International Business, Guest Editor Academy of International Business
2013 - 2019 Professional Activity Consulting Editors Board Journal of International Business Studies
2016 Professional Activity Junior Faculty Consortium, JFC Faculty Participant, Annual Meeting Academy of Management
2016 Professional Activity 2016 JIBS Decade Award Selection Committee, Chair, Academy of International Business Academy of International Business
2017 Professional Activity Mid-Career Faculty Consortium, IM Division, Annual Meeting Academy of Management

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
1986 - 1992 Assistant Professor, International Business University of South Carolina
1992 - 1996 Associate Professor, International Business University of South Carolina
1993 - 2005 PhD Director, International Business Major, PhD Program University of South Carolina
1996 - Present Professor, International Business University of South Carolina
2003 - 2011 Department Chair, Sonoco International Business Department University of South Carolina
2008 - Present Affiliated Faculty, Center for Asian Studies University of South Carolina
2011 - Present Senior Associate Dean, International Programs and Partnerships, Darla Moore School of Business University of South Carolina
2013 - Present Department Chair, Sonoco International Business Department University of South Carolina
2013 - Present Executive Director, Center for International Business Education and Research University of South Carolina

Recognition Awards, Honors, & Fellowships

Dates Type Description Foundation/Entity
1993 Award Alfred G. Smith Teaching Award, 1993-1994 Darla Moore School of Business
1998 Award Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award Academy of Management
1998 Award Best Reviewers Award, 1998-1999 Academy of Management Journal
2007 Award Professor of the Year Award, Doctoral Student Association, Moore School of Business, 2007-2008 University of South Carolina
2008 Award USC Educational Foundation Research Award for Professional Schools University of South Carolina
2008 Award Fellow of the Academy of International Business, 2008-present Academy of International Business
1998 Fellowship BPF Research Fellow, Moore School of Business, 1998-2003 University of South Carolina
2004 Honor Finalist, AMR Best Paper Award
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