Dr. Jeffrey L. Cummings
Associate ProfessorManagement/International BusinessContact410-617-2453Sellinger Hall 425
Jeffrey L. Cummings, Ph.D., CA-AM, is an Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business in the Sellinger School of Business and Management at Loyola University Maryland where he teaches in the B.B.A., M.B.A. and Executive M.B.A. programs. After receiving an M.B.A. in finance in 1986, Jeff began his career as an investment banker and then management consultant delivering stateof- the-art knowledge, advisory services and training on strategic issues and practices to management teams and boards seeking to improve their value adding activities. His advisory work, management seminars, off-sites, and research focus on strategic alignment, implementing strategic-analysis and player-mapping frameworks, and selecting appropriate strategic alliance and R&D partners. He earned his Ph.D. in international business strategy in 2002 from George Washington University.
Some of his advisory clients have included major financial institutions, software development companies, pharmaceutical companies, SMEs, not-for-profits, the World Bank and the U.S. Navy. Jeff is also a certified alliance manager, having earned the CA-AM designation from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals in 2011.
Jeff has recently been published in Long Range Planning, California Management Review, and Journal of Engineering & Technology Management. His hobbies include homebuilding, coaching soccer and mentoring entrepreneurs. He has lived in Boston, San Diego and rural Vermont, and now lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and 3 children.
Ph D, George Washington University.
MBA, George Washington University.
BBA, George Washington University.
Refining strategic purpose and direction; management processes; facilitating formulation and execution of implementation approaches
Stevan R. Holmberg and Jeffrey L. Cummings, Building successful strategic alliances: A Strategic Process and Analytical Tool for Selecting Alliance Partners, Long Range Planning, 42(2) 2009, 164-193.
Kashlak, R. J., Lorenzi, P., Cummings, J. L., Strategically assessing international business learning aims: A proposed model, Journal of Teaching in International Business, 18, 2/3, (2007).
Cummings, J. L., Teng, B., The keys to successful knowledge sharing, Journal of General Management, 31, 4, (2006), p. 1-18.
Cummings, J. L., Teng, B., Transferring R&D knowledge: The key factors affecting knowledge transfer success, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 20, 1-2, (2003), p. 39-68.
Awards and Honors
Best Article of the Year, Sellinger School of Business & Management. (2004).
Best Professor, George Washington University. (1999).
Management Consulting, Numerous Firms, Greater Baltimore region. (2002 - 2006).
Management Consulting, Numerous Private, Govt and Military Organizations. (1985 - 2006).
Academy of International Business, Academy of Management