Researcher biography

Dr. Andre A Pekerti is a Senior Lecturer in International Management within the International Business Discipline, at The University of Queensland Business School. He is an n-Cultural, a Christian of Indonesian-Chinese heritage who grew up in Jakarta, Southern California and New Zealand. As a naturalized New Zealander and Australian Andre currently live and work in Brisbane. Andre's multicultural background complements his research interest and teaching in international management. His primary research topics are attributions, acculturation, cultural intelligence, cross-cultural communication, development of multi-method assessment on n-Culturals and cognitive complexity, ethics, family business, n-Culturals, and servant leadership.

Andre consistently publishes in international journals including, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies.

He consistently serves as ad hoc reviewers for a number of international journals, including Journal of International Business Studies. He served as Vice President of the Australia New Zealand International Business Academy for two terms, and on the editorial review board of Asia-Pacific Journal of Management; Cross Cultural and Strategic Management; Human Resource Management Review; International Journal of Intercultural Relations; Journal of World Business; and Honorary Editor of Andalas Management Review.

Andre initiated the Rapid Acculturation Mateship Program (RAMP) at UQBS. A precursor to Global Mates, RAMP is a 19-week program connecting local students with incoming international students. RAMP "Serves to facilitate adjustment to UQ, Australia and the reciprocal learning of cultures", and has positively affected the experiences of domestic and international students.

Dr. Pekerti has taught in the MBA Program at The University of Auckland, Bond University and UQ Business School. He consulted for Diner's Club, Singapore; the Department of Transport Victoria, Australia; and Ministry of Trade, Indonesia.

Author of n-Culturalism in Managing Work and Life: A new within individual multicultural model.