Fernando Pargas


Lecturer, Business Management
Year Started at JMU: 2008
Contact Info

  • M.B.A. - Virginia Tech
  • B.A. - George Mason University
Professional Interests
  • Global Management
  • Communication
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Leadership 
Personal Interests
  • Horse riding
  • Skiing
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Archery
  • Foreign languages
Courses Taught
  • COB 300 Management
  • MGT 465 Business Strategy
  • COB 202 Interpersonal Skills
Positions Held
  • 2008-present, Professor, James Madison University
  • 2015-present COB300 Coordinator
Professional Background
  • Vice President of International Time Life (Time Warner Inc).
  • Vice President of Production and Business Affairs, Time Life Music
Awards and Recognitions
  • 2014-2015 Dean's Impact Award
  • Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce International Policy Committee, Washington, D.C.
  • Advisor for ENACTUS (Students in Free Enterprise)
Key Publications

Pargas F., Eliason R. & Yankey M. (2019). E.S. Patanwala Afghan Beauty Products, Mumbai, India. Journal of Business Case Studies.

Eliason, R., Pargas. F., Yankey M. (2015). The Lucky Dragon 幸运的龙– Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China, Journal of Business Case Studies, 12(1):29.

Pargas F. (2014).  Ending The Male Leadership Myth: How Women Can Save Us From Destroying Ourselves. (Book).

Leduc L., Pattie M., Pargas F. & Eliason R. (2014). Self-monitoring as an aggregate construct: Relationships with personality and values. Personality and Individual Differences, 58:3-8.

Lewis J., Ritchie W., Pargas F.  Yankey, M. (2013). The Fanciest Dive. Journal of Business Case Studies, 9(4):283.

Pargas F. (2011). Stopping Big Business and Politics from Bleeding America: An Agenda for the New Generation. (Book).



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