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Dr. B. Elango

University Professor

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Department of Management
345 College of Business (SFHB)
Illinois State University
700 West College
Normal, IL 61790-5580

Phone: 309 438 5930
Fax:     309 438 8201


Dr. B. Elango has a 25-year teaching experience in four different universities in the United States.        

Courses Covered:

Graduate: Strategic Management/International Management/Research Methodology   

Undergraduate: Strategic Management/International Business

Training Seminars:

Leading Strategic Change: Understanding, Communicating and Executing Strategy   Cross-Cultural Management

Development: Surviving and Adapting in Foreign Markets   Research Methodology/Data Mining


Dr. B. Elango is one of the leading scholars in international strategy and competition. He has published over 73 articles in top-tier journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, Decision Sciences Journal, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of International Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Long Range Planning, and Journal of Risk and Insurance. His work has been referenced by other scholars over 5000 times.



  • University Professor (2019)
  • Hobart and Marian Gardner Hinderliter Endowed Professorship (2016-2017)
  • Manahan Family Award for Teaching Excellence in Business (2015)
  • Country Insurance & Financial Services Faculty Scholar (2008-10; 2012-14)
  • Wilma Jean Alexander Faculty Technology Award (2007)
  • Caterpillar Faculty Scholar (2006)
  • College of Business Outstanding Researcher (2004)
  • Illinois State University Research Initiative Award (2002)
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