Charles Wankel, Ph.D.

Professor
Management
PhD, New York UniversityMBA, Management (awarded with distinction), New York UniversityBBA, Marketing (minor in Accounting), Iona College
Dr. Charles Wankel, Professor of Management at St. John's University's Tobin College of Business, has received many awards for his research and service to the profession from the Academy of Management (AOM), the premier scholarly society for the discipline. His extensive business and international experience is used as a resource in his teaching. He is regularly a visiting researcher and lecturer in nations around the world, in 2018 he was a distinguished visiting professor at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland. He has served as a Fulbright Fellow and with support from the United Nations Development Program and the Open Society Fund in Eastern Europe. He has served as an executive of his family's Manhattan-based Wankel's Hardware, founded in 1896 and currently ongoing and recognized by the New York Times for its focus over many decades on hiring refugees. Among his clients are Fortune 50 companies, including IBM Learning Services (La Hulpe, Belgium, and Briarcliff, NY), McDonald's Corporation (where he has developed a program for 10,000 supervisors through its in-house Hamburger University, Oak Brook, IL), Prudential Insurance (intercultural training for expats), Ecodata (futuristic transportation modality alternatives study for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York), and Siberian oil companies. Over decades he has lectured in executive programs for the Columbia University School of Business in the US and abroad. Pro bono consulting assignments include re-engineering and total quality management programs for the Lithuanian National Postal Service’s 55 districts’ managers and on the establishment of an entrepreneurship program at the University of Latvia in Riga. He has served on the editorial boards of many journals, including Academy of Management Learning & Education, the Academy of Management Journal, the European Journal of International Management, and the Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education.

Teaching Interests

International management, management information systems; introductory management; managing with social media; managing for sustainability

Research Interests

managing with social media; global management education; cutting-edge technologies in management education and executive development; managing sustainability; managing with social media; informetrics; business ethics; social entrepreneurship

Courses Taught

IB
3341
PRINCIPLES OF INT'L BUSINESS
MGT
111
Operations Management
MGT
200
Contemporary Iss In Management
MGT
222
Enterprise Info Sys Mgt
MGT
224
Seminar In Bus Policy Formulat
MGT
250
E-Commerce Planning & Mgt
MGT
254
GLOBAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
MGT
295
Sem-Human Factors In Mis Devel
MGT
502
ORG BEHAVIOR & BUS ETHICS
MGT
509
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
MGT
600
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN MGT
MGT
601
MANAGING FOR GLOBAL SUCCESS
MGT
622
MANAGEMENT INFO SYSTEMS
MGT
632
INNOVATIONS ORGANIZATION BEHAV
MGT
640
SEMINAR IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MGT
650
E-COMMERCE PLANNING & MGT
MGT
651
CREATING AN E-COMMERCE BUS
MGT
652
SEMINAR IN INTERNATIONAL MGT
MGT
653
MANAGING FOR SUSTAINABILITY
MGT
654
GLOBAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
MGT
659
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS POLICY
MGT
685
MANAGING& STAFFING VIRTUAL ORG
MGT
695
SEM IN HUMAN FACTORS MIS DEVEL
MGT
700
BUSINESS POLICY
MGT
2301
ADM & ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
MGT
3323
ORGANIZATIONAL DECISION MAKING
MGT
3325
Production And Operations Mgt
MGT
3331
LEADERSHIP:MGT OF HUMAN RESOUR
MGT
3336
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT
MGT
3337
Mgt & The External Environment
MGT
3339
GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
MGT
3340
MANAGING THE I T FUNCTION
MGT
3341
SEMINAR IN GLOBAL BUS POLICY
MGT
3342
SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
MGT
3344
DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS
MGT
3346
ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
MGT
3391
GLOBAL BUSINESS POLICY
MGT
4310
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MGT
4320
SERVICE QUALITY MANAGEMENT
MGT
4322
Management Information Systems
MGT
4329
Managerial Strategy And Policy
MGT
4338
INTERNATIONAL MGT & OPERATIONS
MGT
4347
MANAGING THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA
MGT
4348
TRENDS IN MGT INFORMATION SYS