Alfredo J. Mauri, Ph.D.

Professor of Management; Director of International Business Program
Office: Mandeville 376 (entrance through Accounting Suite and MV384)
Phone: (610) 660-1120
Fax: (610) 660-1229


Mechanical engineering, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas '83

M.B.A., Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion (IESA), Caracas '85

Ph.D., Strategic Management, Temple University '96

Professional Experience

Saint Joseph's University

  • Professor of Management, 2018-Present
  • Associate Professor of Management,  2004-2018
  • Assistant Professor of Management, 2001-2004

Baruch College, City University of New York 

  • Assistant Professor of Management, 1997 -2001

Seguros La Seguridad, Caracas, Venezuela

  • Director of Planning, 1987-1990
  • Assistant to the Reinsurance Manager, 1986

Citibank Investment Banking, Caracas, Venezuela

  • Product Specialist, 1985

Courses Taught

Undergraduate: Business Policy, Global Strategic Planning

Graduate (Executive MBA): Global Business, Capstone Simulation, International Residency


Mauri, A. J., João Neiva de Figueiredo & Nicholas S. Rashford, S. J. 2018. Using Ignatian Pedagogy in Business Policy Courses: Experience, Reflection and Action for Strategic Decision-Making. Mission-Driven Approaches in Modern Business Education B. Smith, IGI Global.

Mauri, Alfredo J., Sangcheol Song, S., & João Neiva de Figueiredo, J. 2017. Determinants of Corporate International Expansion beyond the Home Region: An Empirical Examination of U.S. MNEs' Expansion to Europe and Asia-Pacific. Global Strategy Journal, 7(4), 400-426.

Mauri, Alfredo J., João Neiva de Figueiredo & Nicholas S. Rashford, S. J. 2015. Ignatian Pedagogy in the Strategy Classroom: Experience, Reflection and Action Towards Better Managerial Decisions. Journal of Jesuit Business Education, 6(1), 77-100.

Neiva de Figueiredo, João, Sangcheol Song, & Alfredo Mauri 2015. Using Discovery-Based Learning to Develop International Business Soft Skills: Foreign Country Issue Analyses in Term-Long Cross-Cultural Projects with ESL Students. Journal of International Business Education, 10, 59-82.

McMillan, G. Steven, Alfredo Mauri& Debra Casey. 2014. The Scientific Openness Decision Model: “Gaming” The Technological and Scientific Outcomes. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 86, 132–142.

Mauri, Alfredo, Jing Lin & João Neiva de Figueiredo, 2013. The Influence of Strategic Patterns of Internationalization on the Accuracy and Bias of Earnings Forecasts by Financial Analysts. International Business Review, 22(4), 725-735.

Neiva de Figueiredo, João & Alfredo Mauri, 2013. Developing International Managerial Skills Through the Cross-cultural Assignment: Experiential Learning by Matching U.S.-based and International Students. Journal of Management Education, 37(3), 367-399.

Mauri, Alfredo & João Neiva de Figueiredo 2011. Strategic Patterns of Internationalization and Performance Variability: Effects of US-Based MNC Cross-Border Dispersion, Integration, and Outsourcing. Journal of International Management, 18(1), 38–51.

Mauri, Alfredo 2009. Influence of MNC Network Configuration Patterns on the Volatility of Firm Performance: An Empirical Investigation. Management International Review, 49 (6), 691-707.

Mauri, Alfredo, 2007. Internal and External Networks: Balancing the Incentives to Collaborate with the Control Requirements of a Global Strategy. International Journal of Business Strategy, 7 (2), 142-152.

Mauri, Alfredo & Rakesh B. Sambharya, 2003. The Performance Implications of a Global Integration Strategy in Global Industries: An Empirical Investigation using Inter-Area Product Flows. Management International Review, 43(2-Special Issue), Can Multinationals Bridge the Gap between Global and Local, 27-45.

McMillan, G. Steven, Alfredo Mauri & Robert D. Hamilton III, 2003. The Impact of Publishing and Patenting Activities on New Product Development and Firm Performance: The Case of the US Pharmaceutical Industry. International Journal of Innovation Management, 7(2), 213-221.

Mauri, Alfredo & Arvind V. Phatak, 2001. Global Integration as Inter-Area Product Flows: The Internalization of Ownership and Location Factors Influencing Product Flows across MNC units. Management International Review, 41(3), 233-249.

Mauri, Alfredo & Rakesh B. Sambharya, 2001. The Impact of Global Integration on MNE Performance: Evidence from Global Industries. International Business Review, 10(4), 441-454.

Mauri, Alfredo, 2000. Influence of Industry and Firm-Effects on Global Strategy: Assessing the Heterogeneity of Global Industries using Variance Components Analysis. Journal of Global Business, 12 (Spring), 75-83.

Mauri, Alfredo, 2000. Strategies Influencing International Flows of Products across Units of Multinational Corporations: A Firm-Level Study of Intra-Firm Transfers. Global Focus (formerly Business & the Contemporary World), 12(2), 111-121.

Mauri, Alfredo & G. Steven McMillan, 1999. The Influence of Technology on Strategic Alliances: An Application of the Utterback and Abernathy Model of Product and Process Innovation. International Journal of Innovation Management, 3(4), 367-378.

Mauri, Alfredo & Max Michaels, 1998. Industry Effects Within Strategic Management Management: An Empirical Examination. Strategic Management Journal, 19(3), 211-219.