Vega, Gina 1946-

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Vega, Gina 1946-


Born October 17, 1946, in NY; daughter of Nathan (a podiatrist) and Sylvia Cheifetz; married Robert A. Vega (in telecommunications), June 4, 1968; children: Rachel Vega O'Connor, Alexis Vega-Singer. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Queens College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1968, M.A., 1987; Adelphi University, graduate study, 1975; Union Institute Graduate School, Ph.D., 1995. Politics: Independent. Religion: Jewish.


Home—11 Perkins Ct., Haverhill, MA 01832. Office—Department of Management and Organization Studies, Francis E. Girard School of Business and International Commerce, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA 01845. E-mail—gina. [email protected].


Writer and educator. Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY, director of Office of Community Studies, 1986-88; HIP of Greater New York (health insurers), New York, NY, community programs coordinator, 1988-89; Institute for Rational-Emotive Therapy, New York, NY, administrative director, 1989-93; Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, assistant professor, 1996-2001, associate professor of management and organization studies, 2001—, department chair, 2002, cochair, 2003-04, board member of Jewish Christian Relations Project, 2000-02, member of advisory board for Augustinian Center, 2000—. Organizational Ergonomics, owner and consultant, 1994—. University of Lethbridge, visiting faculty, 1995; adjunct assistant professor at St. John's University, Jamaica, NY, and Marymount Manhattan College, both 1995-96; Central Michigan University, part-time faculty member, 1995—; Hofstra University, adjunct assistant professor, 1996; Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, visiting professor 2000; Touro University International, mentor, 2004—; conference and symposium participant. Queens Mediation Network, court-appointed mediator, 1995.


North American Case Research Association (director of Eastern Region, 2002—), U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (vice president of Minority and Women Division, 1997), National Association of Female Executives, Society for Business Ethics, CASE Association (president, 2003-05), Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management (cochair of creative and managerial instruction division, 1999-2001), Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Academy of Management, Eastern Academy of Management (director, 2003-05), Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.


Grant from Pricewaterhouse-Coopers Endowment for the Business of Government, 1999.


(With Albert Ellis) Self-Management: Strategies for Personal Success, Institute for Rational Emotive Therapy (New York, NY), 1990.

A Passion for Planning: Financials, Operations, Marketing, Management, and Ethics, University Press of America (Lanham, MD),2001.

Managing Teleworkers and Telecommunicating Strategies, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Managing Organizations and People: Cases in Management, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management, 7th edition, edited by Buller and Schuler, Southwestern Publishing/Thomson Learning, 2003; Spiritual Intelligence at Work: Meaning, Metaphor, and Morals, Elsevier, 2004; and Managing Organizational Deviance, edited by Kidwell and Martin, Sage Publications, in press. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Allied International Journal for Case Studies, Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, Journal of Academic Ethics, Journal of Management Education, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Change Management, New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, Business Case Journal, Journal of the Association of Small Business Development Centers, and Journal of Business Ethics.