College of Business and Economics

Wisconsin’s largest business school celebrates a new milestone with the distinguished research of Dr. Praveen Parboteeah

March 13, 2024

Dr. K. Praveen Parboteeah, an esteemed professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Business and Economics, and chair for the Department of Management, is celebrated not only for his exceptional teaching prowess but for his significant scholarly contributions by reaching a remarkable new milestone of 10,000 Google citations. 

A Google citation indicates an instance where a researcher’s work is used by a different scholar in another study. The frequency of citations points to the practical or adaptable value of the research or the unique character of the findings.  The 10,000 Google citations milestone demonstrates that Dr. Parboteeah is not only making a profound impact within UW-Whitewater, but he is contributing to original scholarly research worldwide. 

Like all professors at the College of Business and Economics, Dr. Parboteeah’s primary responsibility is providing a rich course experience for learners. Celebrated among his students, Dr. Parboteeah leveraged his classroom experience to play a pivotal role in crafting a strong curriculum that enables learners to explore more advanced research for solving real-world challenges. This step was crucial to developing, and now leading, the only Doctorate of Business Administration in Wisconsin that is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)--the world’s foremost business school accreditation body. In fact, Dr. Parboteeah’s DBA program was described by one recent graduate, Dr. Tim Hagar, as “a ticket to my dream career.”

Dr. Parboteeah’s research journey began at California State University - Chico in 1992 as a Teaching Associate and Research Assistant. Since then, he has published extensively in renowned journals such as the Academy of Management JournalOrganization Science, and the Journal of International Business Studies. Additionally, he serves as a regular reviewer for numerous prestigious journals and has held editorial positions at key publications in international management, including the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, and the Management International Review. Dr. Parboteeah is also currently a senior editor and associate editor at the Journal of Business Ethics and Business & Society respectively, two of the leading journals in the business ethics field. Dr. Parboteeah's extensive publication portfolio and editorial engagements with prestigious journals not only demonstrate his scholarly rigor but also signify his unwavering commitment to advancing research and encouraging intellectual conversation.

As we celebrate the remarkable milestone of 10,000 Google citations, Dr. Parboteeah’s scholarly impact is undeniable. Said Dr. Paul Ambrose, Dean of the UW-Whitewater College of Business and Economics; “Dr. Parboteeah's active involvement on campus, leadership, and pivotal role in shaping the DBA program underscore his commitment to fostering academic excellence and advancing knowledge in his field.”

Congratulations to Dr. Parboteeah on this tremendous accomplishment!

Dr. K. Praveen Parboteeah served as one of the marshals during the spring Hooding Ceremony. UW-Whitewater College of Business and Economics hosted a master's degree hooding ceremony for candidates in six different programs from the college. This year's ceremony took place on Friday, May 12th in Timmerman Auditorium inside Hyland Hall. (UW-Whitewater/Nick Pook)

More about the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Business and Economics (CoBE):

Wisconsin’s largest business college, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Business and Economics, is home to the #1 ranked online Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program in the State of single schools and is the only college in Wisconsin that offers an AACSB-accredited Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) degree program. The Department of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health offers a  Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety (both face-to-face and online), a Master of Science in Environmental Safety and Health (100% online), and an MBA with an emphasis in environmental safety and health. These programs are also ABET-accredited and recognized as Qualified Academic Programs by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). CoBE is in the top 2% of the world’s business schools, earning both AACSB and AACSB Accounting Accreditation. For more information on the College of Business and Economics, visit or email