Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Mark Zajack, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of management & organizational behavior.
In addition to teaching introductory management and organizational behavior courses for business students, Zajack teaches upper-level courses, including:
- Decision Making
- Quantitative Research Methods
- Leadership in Theory and Practice
- IMS Scholars Seminar on Stress & Resilience at Work
Combining his interests in work performance, organizational decision making, and statistics, Zajack studies sports via what is often referred to as a Moneyball approach. By quantitatively analyzing team and player performance, he uses predictive models to teach students about data-driven decisions and the perils of cognitive biases.
His interest in exploring innovative teaching methods has led him to present at the National Institute of the Teaching of Psychology and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology conferences. His teaching is informed by 10+ years of corporate experience in employee development. He continues to work with organizations on leadership, motivation, and stress-resilience programs.