Fernando Pargas


Lecturer, 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
Professional Background
  • Vice President of International Time Life (Time Warner Inc).
  • Vice President of Production and Business Affairs, Time Life Music
Current Courses Taught
  • COB300 Management, MGT465 Business Strategy, COB202 Interpersonal Skills
  • Instructor for JMU’s International Training Group, having worked in: Jordan, Peru, Switzerland, Tajikistan and Vietnam
Positions Held
  • 2008-present, Professor, James Madison University
  • 2015-present COB300 Coordinator
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

Book:  Ending The Male Leadership Myth: How Women Can Save Us From Destroying Ourselves, published March, 2014

Book: Stopping Big Business and Politics from Bleeding America: An Agenda for the New Generation, published November 8th, 2011

The Fanciest Dive, Journal of Business Case Studies, 2013

Self-Monitoring As An Aggregate Construct, Relationships with personality and values, Personality and Individual Differences, Elsevier, 2014

The Lucky Dragon, Journal of Business Case Studies, 2015

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