Teaches managing in different cultures, cross-cultural negotiations, and strategic management in a global world.
Research and Publication Interests
Has emphasized three overlapping areas of programmatic research: international management and behavior; business strategy; and the contingent workforce, particularly studies of temporary help employment.
Professor Gannon has served as a consultant and trainer to a large number of organizations, including Chemical Bank of New York, the U.S. General Accounting Office, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the Upjohn Company, the American Federation of Government Employees, ARINC, Northrop-Grumman and GEICO. At GEICO he was the main external consultant on the design and presentation of the annual Senior Management Training Program, and at Northrop-Grumman he served as the University of Maryland Academic Director of the IMPACT Training Program (International Management Program and Compliance Training), an internal certificate program required for advancement to international management positions.