Bonnie L. Bechard, Ph. D.

Professor, School of Business

Email: bbechard@plymouth.edu

Education

BS, MS, SUNY-Albany
EdD, Arizona State University

Biography

Dr. Bonnie Bechard teaches graduate and undergraduate levels of Global Business, Organizational Behavior, and Training and Development. She is the recipient of the 2010 PSU Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award and the 2012 Alumni Association Faculty Award of Excellence.

Dr. Bechard has more than 30 years of full-time teaching experience in higher education in the fields of management, business education, and teacher training supervision. She has also served in various administrative roles including Director of Faculty, Program Director, Internship Coordinator, and Executive Director for the Plymouth State Business programs.

She led a travel study course to Babes-Boylai University in Romania, completed the Faculty Development Program in International Management at the University of South Carolina, and developed the undergraduate course in global business and international management for PSU. Her papers on Cross-Cultural Learning Preferences were presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS) National Conference in Las Vegas and the ASBBS International Conference in Aberdeen, Scotland.  She also studied the human resource management practices of multinational managers in Athens, Greece.

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