Peggy Golden

Dr. Golden received her B.S. degree in Sociology from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1966, and her M.B.A. from the University of Louisville in 1984. In 1988 she earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Golden is Director of the MSIB (Master of Science in International Business) and the Virtual MBA Programs. Under her leadership the Virtual MBA Program has been ranked twice as one of the top 25 distance learning MBA programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

She is the creator, with Dr. Jerald Smith, Emeritus Faculty, of a number of successful business simulations in the areas of general management, strategic management, labor relations, human resources, global business, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Dr. Golden has published in a number of journals including theJournal of ManagementStrategic Marketing JournalEntrepreneurship: Theory & PracticeJournal of Teaching in International BusinessMarketing Education Review,Psychological Reports, the International Journal of Organizational Analysis, the Journal of Strategic Marketing, and the Journal of International Marketing. Her primary areas of research interest are in diversification and performance, and the antecedents to performance.