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Doctor of Business Administration Candidate Robert Bikel Presents Dissertation Research

December 15, 2021  | 1 min read

Robert Bikel profileRobert Bikel presented his dissertation research on December 15th at 9 AM via Zoom. His dissertation research on Board-level Sustainability Paradoxes: How Corporate Directors Experience Sustainability Tension analyzes how for-profit organizations can manage tensions and can help promote innovative solutions. Bikel’s research consists of two papers that examine how a paradox approach can help directors on the boards of for-profit companies to productively manage sustainability. His research uses grounded theory methodology to analyze interviews with US-based corporate directors. The dissertation committee includes Pepperdine Graziadio’s Dr. Christopher Worley and Dr. Anne Feyerherm along with Dr. Michael Crooke as the external reviewer.    

Bikel presented his dissertation research and was followed by a Q&A session which was open to the Graziadio community.