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Assoc Professor Jacob Eisenberg

Assoc Professor

Jacob Eisenberg

Associate Professor
School of Business
01 716 4774
University College Dublin, School of Business, Quinn School of Business Belfield Dublin 4


BIO Jacob Eisenberg is an Associate Professor at the UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business in Dublin, Ireland, where he has been teaching on the school's top ranked programs: FT MBA, E-MBA, CEMS MIM and the MSc Business. Jacob earned his PhD in Social/Organizational Psychology at Colorado State University (USA) and his research and teaching interests are primarily related to Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management and Cross Cultural Management. Jacob has lectured in several countries, including Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Singapore and USA. Jacob's achievements as a lecturer were recognised when he received in 2007 the Annual UCD School of Business Best Graduate Teaching Award. Jacob has worked on training and consulting projects with both public and private organizations, including IBM, Microsoft, ICON, Irish Prime minister's office and the UN and has supervised numerous graduate student teams who delivered consulting projects for various multinationals including IBM, Henkel, Oracle, HP, McDonalds, and Accenture. Jacob has held several high profile leadership positions, including a three-year terms as the Academic Director of the MSc Business Programmes in UCD, the university's largest Masters program, which includes 10 different Masters programmes and over 650 students. He also served as Chair of the Cross-Cultural Management Faculty Group at the CEMS Global Alliance, whose Masters in International Management is ranked among the top Masters programmes in the world (Financial Times). Jacob is an active member of the Academy of Management, where he served as Chair of the All-Academy International Theme Committee (ITC) and is currently an Immediate Past-Chair of the Management Education & Development Division (MED), one of Academy's ten largest divisions with nearly 2,000 members. Jacob has been regularly presenting his work in leading international conferences, including the Annual Academy of Management meetings, and his research appeared in several journals including Creativity Research Journal, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Human Performance, Academy of Management Learning & Education Journal and J. of Management Information Systems. He also authored several chapters in books published by leading publishers such as Elsevier, Sage and Emerald. In 2011, his paper on Cultural Intelligence won the Global Education Best Paper Award at the annual Academy of Management meeting. Jacob serves on the board of the top-ranked Journal of Organizational Behavior and Academy of Management Learning & Education Journal (AMLE) and has received the prestigious AMLE Editorial Board Best Reviewer Award for 2011. Jacob served the Editor in Chief for the AMLE 2013 Special Issue on Cross-Cultural Management Education & Learning, which received high publicity in the area.


  • BA
    University of Haifa Israel
  • MA
    York University Ontario
  • PhD
    Colorado State University CO USA


  • Hebrew
    Can read, write, speak and understand
  • Russian
    Can speak and understand