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Professor of Management

Ph.D., International Business and Strategic Management, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

M.B.A., Finance and International Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

e-mail: mur12@psu.edu
Phone: 610-396-6096
Fax: 610-396-6026
Office: 336 Gaige Building


Malika Richards is a Professor of Management at Penn State Berks. She obtained her Ph.D in International Business and Strategic Management from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Prior to graduate studies, she studied in Japan and Taiwan, and worked in Thailand for five years. In 2010, she was a Fulbright scholar at Soochow University, Taiwan. Subsequently, she was invited back to Soochow University three times as a Visiting Professor.  In 2013, She was a Visiting Professor at National Chengchi University, Taiwan. Her research interests are the impact of culture on international management and multinational firm strategy. Her research has been published in journals such as the Journal of International Management, International Business Review, and the Journal of International Business Studies. Malika has served several years in the role of Treasurer to the International Management division of the Academy of Management. In 2015 she was elected Vice President of the Women of the Academy of International Business.  

Most Recent Publications:

Chong, M. P., Peng, T. K., Fu, P. P., Richards, M., Muethel, M., Caldas, M. P., & Shang, Y. F.  2015. "Relational Perspectives on Leaders' Influence Behavior: The Mediation of Western Leader-Member Exchange and Chinese Guanxi". Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46(1): 71-87.

Richards, M., Carolyn P. Egri, C.P., Ralston, D.A., Naoumova, I., Casado, T., Wangenheim, F., Thanh, H.V., Pekerti, A., Schroll-Machl, S.  “How Can We Better Understand Current and Future Workforce Values in the Global Business Environment?” Thunderbird International Business Review, Accepted Oct. 2010, Forthcoming 2012.