Professor Yaakov Weber is a full professor, at the School of Business Administration. He serves as the Director of the Research Unit.
Prof. Weber’s studies were published in leading international academic journals, such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Management Science, Journal of Business Research, California Management Review, and Human Relations, among others. His papers received more than 5000 citations in leading journals and books. Several papers were selected by various academic collections and were described as represent “the most significant new material” and, “most important works published in Sociology” (in 1996). Other papers are “2nd most cited in last 5 years (2010-2015) and “most read” (2011-2015), or “most download” in 2017, in leading journals. He served as associate editor and he is in editorial boards of several journals and act as a referee for numerous other leading journals. He is Guest Editor for special issues, some have already published in leading journals, such as Human Resource Management, California Management Review, Journal of World Business, Thunderbird International Business Review,and more. Recently Prof. Weber is the winner of the Outstanding Author Contribution Award. Among his books, one was invited by Financial Times, A Comprehensive Guide for Mergers and Acquisitions, and was published in 2014. This and his other books, such as Handbook of Research on Mergers and Acquisitions, and, Mergers, Acquisition and Strategic Alliance can be seen in AMAZON.
Prof. Weber is Co-Founder and Co-President of the EuroMed Business Research Institute (www.emrbi.org), the EuroMed Academy of Business and the EuroMed Research Centre. EMRBI performs variety of internationalacademic/business activities (conferences, business research, teaching, and training programs, etc.) that involve businesses and consultants in, and related to, the Euro-Mediterranean region. In addition to his current positions, Prof. Weber established and was the head of several programs at the College of Management, such as the Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, and the International MBA program. Previously, he held several senior academic positions at the School of Business Administration at Hebrew University, and at the School of Management at Ben-Gurion University. Prof. Weber established in Israel the first International Management Program for Executives at Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Weber has been senior consultant to CEOs, top executives and directors in leading domestic and international companies such as Motorola, Coca-Cola, Dead-Sea Works, Society of Israel Plastics & Rubber Manufacturers, largest International Engineering company in Israel, Health-care Organizations, The USA-Israel Chamber of Commerce, large and small organizations in Chemical industry, High-Tech industry and many others in various industries as well as to the largest international consulting firm in Israel. His recent large project of international consulting was to an international merger in Moscow, Russia. Prof. Weber conducted numerous workshops to top executives in many countries. Recently (2017), he conducted workshop to the senior executives of one of the 4 largest investment companies in China.