Professor of Leadership and Management,
PhD, Temple University, U.S.
Prof. Dr. Ronald S.J. Tuninga is Dean at AVT Business School in Copenhagen, Denmark, Director of the PhD Program and Professor of International Management and Marketing at the Open University of the Netherlands, and Visiting Professor of International Management and Marketing at Hult International Business School. He is the former Director Dean and Professor of International Business and Marketing at the Maastricht School of Management. He was the Associate Dean and Director MBA Programs and Professor of Marketing and International Business at Nyenrode Business University (The Netherlands). Professor Tuninga has lectured extensively both in North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. His Ph.D. is from Temple University (Philadelphia, USA). He completed his dissertation in Comparative Marketing in 1987. He also holds an MA in Economics, an MBA in International Business and an MSc. in Marketing.
His research publications have appeared in such journals as the Journal of Macromarketing, Managerial and Decision Economics, the Irish Marketing Review, the Scandinavian International Business Review, the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Materials Management, Journal of Transnational Management, Bedrijfskunde and Proceedings of International Conferences.
Prof. Tuninga has been involved in many international projects funded by the Dutch Government, World Bank, European Union, United Nations and other international organizations. From 2007 until 2009 he was the President of the International Management Development Association. He was the Vice-Chair of the International Management Board (Board of Trustees) of the Association of MBAs (AMBA – UK) and currently is the Chair of the Faculty of Assessors of AMBA. He has been a member or chair of more than 40 assessment teams to business schools around the globe. He has been a consultant for companies such as for example Melitta North America and GE and a partner of the Holland Consulting Group.