Our Faculty

Alan Eisner

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs

Lubin School of Business

Management and Management Science

  • @ Pleasantville
  • @ New York City
    One Pace Plaza W-427
Office Hours

Spring 2020
(by appointment)

Office Hours
New York City

Spring 2020
(by appointment)


PhD, New York University, New York, New York
Management and Organizational Behavior

MS, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Engineering Management

BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Operations Research & Industrial Engineering

Academic and Professional Engagement Activities

Alan Eisner, Ph.D. is the Department Chair and Professor of Management, Department of Management and Management Science, Pace University. He joined Pace University in 1997. He received his Ph.D. from the Stern School of Business, New York University. Alan has a B.S. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering and an M.Eng. in Engineering Management, both from Cornell University. He has published more than 25 articles journals such as the International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Advances in Strategic Management, International Journal of Technology Management, American Business Review, Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, The Case Journal, and Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies. The 9th edition of Dess, McNamara, & Eisner's Strategic Management textbook was published by McGraw-Hill in January of 2018.

Dr. Eisner's teaching interests include strategy, entrepreneurship, and organization theory. He regularly teaches courses such as Doctoral Foundation Seminar in Management, Asian Business Strategy Field Study trip to China, Strategic Management, Corporate Diversification, and Venture Initiation.

Dr. Eisner is in the Academy of Management, Management Education Division leadership team as Junior Faculty Consortium Coordinator. He has also a served past Division Program Research Coordinator and Division Nominating Committee Member-At-Large for the MED division. He was the founding Director Internet Communications for the Academy of Management: Charged with the design and construction of a central Internet presence for the Academy of Management. He has served as the Associate Editor of the Case Association's peer reviewed journal, The CASE Journal.

Selected Contributions & Publications

Dess, G., McNamara, G., Eisner, A., Lee, S. (2018). Strategic Management (th ed., pp. 500). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Irwin. Read More >>

Eisner, A. (2013). Life Cycle of Open Source Software Development Communities. Journal of Electronic Commerce Research. 14(2), 167-182. Read More >>

Eisner, A., Rahman, N., Korn, H.J. (2009). Formation conditions, innovation, and learning in R&D consortia. Management Decision. 47(6), 851-871.

Lenaghan, J.A., Buda, R., Eisner, A. (2007). An Examination of Emotional Intelligence in the Balance Between Work and Family. Journal Of Managerial Issues. 19(1), 76-94.

Eisner, A., Korn, H., Frid, C., Das, D. (2016). Patch - AOL's Hyperlocal Experiment. Journal of The International Academy for Case Studies.

Baugher, D., Ramos, C., Eisner, A. (2016). The consistency and validity of online user ratings of movie and DVD quality. Journal of Business And Behavioral Sciences. 28(2 (Fall)), 94-103. Read More >>

Das, D., Eisner, A., Korn, H.J. (2015). Tata Starbucks: How to brew a sustainable. Journal of The International Academy for Case Studies. 21(3), 43-56. Read More >>