Information For

Catalin Ratiu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Management Department


BUS 444: Strategic Management in Global Environments

MGMT 474: Business Sustainability


  • Strategic Management
  • Business Sustainability
  • International Management

Research Interests

  • Development of Strategic Capabilities
  • Corporate Sustainability (initiatives, innovations)
  • International Management (emerging markets, local-global dynamics, subsidiary initiative, expatriate adjustment)


Catalin Ratiu is Assistant Professor of Management at California State University San Marcos. He earned his PhD in Strategic Management from Concordia University in Montréal and has previously held teaching appointments at the universities Concordia and McGill in the areas of strategy, corporate sustainability and international business.

His research examines the formulation of corporate strategies in dynamic, complex, and uncertain contexts such as the social, natural and global environments.  He published in the Academy of Management Review, Critical Perspectives on International Business, International Journal of Business Strategy, International Journal of Human Resource Development and Management, Management International, wrote book chapters, and co-edited a volume published by Routledge. His work has been presented at major academic conferences and featured in the popular press.