About Us - Program Leaders
Prof. Miriam Erez
Head of MBA Programs
Prof. Erez's first degree, at the HebrewUniversity in Jerusalem, was in Psychology and Sociology (1965). Her M.Sc.(1969) and D.Sc. (1972) at the Technion, were in Behavioral Sciences and Management with an emphasis on Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She spent a post-doctorate year at the Dept. of Psychology, U. of Maryland (1975/6), and sabbatical years at the U. of Illinois (1980/1), U. of Maryland (1985/6, 1989), U. of California at Berkeley (1990), U. of Washington, Seattle (1994/5), New York University (Fall, 1999), and University of California at Berkeley, (Fall, 2000),Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2005), Beijin University, China (2006). Prof. Erez has been named “2005 Israel Prize winner for management science”. She received the prize for her research in management and organizational behavior and for her contribution towards integrating psychology and management. In 2002 she was awarded the Distinguished Scienfic Contributions to the International Advancement of Applied Psychology.
Prof. Erez received two fellowships of Japan Foundation, and Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences to study Japanese Management (1987, 1988). She was invited as a visiting scholar to the ChineseU. of Hong Kong(1994, 2004). Prof. Erez served as the Dean of the Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Management, 1996-1998. She is Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Fellow of the Academy of Managementand Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology. Erez serves on the Board of the Academy of Management. She is the Past President of Division1 of Organizational Psychology, The International Association of Applied Psychology (1998-2002). Erez is the former Editor of: Applied Psychology: An International Review (1997-2003). She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology, and she served on the editorial boards of Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes (1988-1999), and of the Academy of Management Journal (1997-1999).
Prof. Dov Zohar
After receiving his Ph.D. in Human Factors and Industrial Psychology, Dr. Zohar joined the Technion, first as a research associate and then as a faculty member. His earlier work on behavioral aspects of safety at work won the Human Factors Society Awards in 1979 and in 1981.
Positions held include: Research Associate at the Tavistock Institute in London, and a Visiting Professor at the Universityof Maryland and at the University of Calgary. Dr. Zohar is a member of the American Psychological Association, Academy of Management, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and Stress and Anxiety Research Society.
Prof. Uzi De-Haan
Prof. Uzi de Haan first degree at the University of Delft, Holland, was in aeronautical engineering. M.Sc. and D.Sc. at the Technion were in industrial engineering and behavioral sciences in area of Socio-Technical Systems, job design and quality of working life. After a post doctorate at UCLA, prof. De Haan joined Philips Electronics, in the Netherlands, first as organizational consultant and later in a number of line and staff functions in different product divisions and countries. Such as director of a plant for Telecom cables, Business Development Manager in Japan,
Purchasing Director of Consumer Electronics, Chief Operating Officer of the Telecommunication Division, and lastly CEO of Philips in Israel. In his last function he build a $ 350 mln company and a R&D base through acquisitions, venture investments and organic growth.
Prof. Uzi de Haan rejoined the Technion in 2003 as professor at the faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, with as main interest Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management. Prof. De Haan is member of the Technion patent committee and member of the advisory council of the Neaman Institute and founder of the TechnionEntrepreneurshipCenter.
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