Richard G. Linowes is Kogod Outstanding Professor of Undergraduate Programs at the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington, D.C. and recently was visiting professor of international management at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. He worked for several years with Accenture and was an executive with Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs where he helped plan the firm’s international expansion. He has been involved with the U.S. Baldrige National Quality Award and helped extend that award to the field of education. Years ago he was a management trainee with Panasonic in Osaka, Japan, and now studies how American and Japanese global organizations adjust to different cultural environments.
He has published a large collection of case studies profiling businesses in emerging markets around the world and trains U.S. State Department foreign service officers how to manage cross-culturally. Dr. Linowes develops innovative approaches to management education and was a Fulbright Scholar for pedagogical innovation.
He has a D.B.A. from Harvard Business School, masters from the University of Michigan in computer and communication sciences, and bachelors from Princeton University where he pursued a self-designed major in cybernetics.