Catalin Ratiu is associate professor of strategic management at Cal State San Marcos and director of the Global Business Option. He earned his PhD in strategic management from Concordia University in Montréal and has previously held academic appointments at the universities Concordia and McGill in the areas of strategy, corporate sustainability and international business. He has held visiting appointments at EDHEC Lille, France, and DHBW, Germany.

He published in the Academy of Management Review, Critical Perspectives on International Business, International Journal of Business Strategy, International Journal of Human Resource Development and Management, Management International, World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, co-edited a book on multinational enterprises in developing countries, along with refereed chapters and numerous presentations at leading academic conferences.

California State University San Marcos
College of Business Administration
333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, CA 92096

T: +1 (760) 750 4213

Coauthored A model of global corporate citizenship for SMEs: Taylor Guitars’ joint venture in Cameroon, presented at The Business Ethics Network of Africa, November 2017 (with Bryan Robinson & Ben Cherry)

Presented Challenges to sustainable development Public-Private Partnerships: customers, employees and investors, at World Association for Sustainable Development, Geneva, 2018 (with Beverlee Anderson)

2018–Received the Literati Award for Outstanding Author contribution for Corporate Diplomacy and Institutional Upheaval in Host Countries: The ‘Arab Spring’ Experience of Two Canadian Multinationals in Egypt (with Ali Taleb & Rick Molz)


photo:Philip K. Ireland