|2013 - Present||Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|2012 - 2013||Chair for International Business and Global Management, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|1998 - 2012||Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|2005 - 2009||Chair for International Business, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|2000 - 2002||Director, Master of Business Administration, MBA Day Program, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|1999 - 2002||Director, International Business Executive Seminars, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
|1998 - 2002||Director, Master of International Business Administration, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
Honors and Awards
- 2011 H.C.B.E. Teacher of the Year
- 2007 NSU President's Faculty Research and Development Award
|1989||Ph.D., Strategic Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|1984||M.S., Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Administration, University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|1971||B.A., Sociology, Reading University|
Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. Ruth Clarke
SMEs and Social Capital: Exploring the Brazilian Context European Business Review (2016)
Purpose – This study aims to explore the extent to which social capital plays a role in firm development, internationalization and growth, in the context of an emerging market, Brazil. The study aims to provide ...
Employee Turnover in International Brand Hotels in Russia: A Comparison of Nationals and Foreign Nationals Journal of East-West Business (2015)
This empirical study tests the relations between employee turnover and the organizational dimensions of service climate, comparing nationals and foreign nationals in the international brand Russian hotel industry. This study extends the geographic scope of ...
The Role of Employee Service Orientation in Turnover in the U.S. Hotel Industry Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict (2014)
High turnover in the hotel industry is an ongoing and important issue for the hotel industry. Turnover costs accrue to hotels from a variety of sources. Loss of experienced employees lowers the level of organizational ...
Expatriate Motivation in Religious and Humanitarian NPOs Journal of Global Mobility: The Home of Expatriate Management Research (2013)
Purpose – The purpose of this exploratory, empirical study is to identify motivations for expatriation among religious and humanitarian (R&H;) workers. Design/methodology/approach – A sample of 158 active expatriate Christian R&H; workers from 25 countries, ...
Caribbean Liming: A Metaphor for Building Social Capital International Journal of Cross Cultural Management (2012)
This study explores the metaphorical concept of liming, its origins and role in building social relations and creating a social identity and the fabric for society in the Caribbean. We integrate Caribbean liming with the ...
Bridging Voids: Constraints on Hispanic Entrepreneurs Building Social Capital International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (2011)
This study uses social capital theory and strategic entrepreneurship theory to examine the extent to which Hispanic immigrant entrepreneurs create and employ social capital in their firms. Using a modified instrument originally created by the ...
PR Practitioners in International Assignments: An Assessment of Success and the Influence of Organizational and National Cultures Corporate Communications: An International Journal (2009)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on the degree of success in international assignments that public relations (PR) practitioners experience and explores the influence of both organizational culture and national culture. ...
Determinants of International Equity Entry Mode: An Empirical Analysis International Journal of Strategic Management (2008)
This empirical paper tests hypotheses exploring the use of equity investment in international market entry by US-based firms. We first establish the respondents' use of equity or non-equity, and their international presence, and then proceed ...
Emerging Interaction of Political Processes: The Effect on a Study Abroad Program in Cuba Journal of Teaching International Business (2007)
The emerging interaction of political processes sets the stage for the level of macro uncertainty and specific risk events that may occur in an international relationship. Strongly defined social control in Cuba, formal and informal, ...
Universal Values, Behavioral Ethics and Entrepreneurship Journal of Business Ethics (1997)
This is a comparison of graduate students attitudes in Spain and the United States on the issue of universal versus relativist ethics. The findings show agreement on fundamental universal values across cultures but differences in ...
Traversing the Path to Insolvency: Lessons from an International Alliance in Management Education The International Executive (1995)
In 1988 the Madrid Business School (MBS) was created through a cooperative agreement between a small entrepreneurial firm in Madrid, Spain, and a large public institution of higher education in the United States. By mid-1994 ...
Books and Book Contributions (4)
Book and book contributions written or co-written by Dr. Ruth Clarke
An Exploratory Study of South African Based Companies, Dual-Registered On American and South African Stock Exchanges: An Emerging Economy Perspective Corporate Governance and International Business: Strategy, Performance and Institutional Change (2008)
Bringing together a number of leading scholars and pioneering research, this volume explores the links between corporate governance and international business, and demonstrates how corporate governance influences the attractiveness of host countries to inward investors, ...
Conference presentations, proceedings, lectures, and symposia given by Dr. Ruth Clarke