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Paul A Fadil


Management | Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise

Cross-cultural management (equity theory, distributive justice, quality of life, stereotyping, acculturation, cultural values and attitudes, and Asian negotiation styles), cross-cultural human resource management, performance management, domestic cultural diversity, leadership, motivation, cross-cultural communication, ethnic issue in attribution theory, organizational culture v. national culture, cross-cultural organizational development, and bicultural leader-member behavioral interaction


Ph.D. Philosophy: Organizational Behavior and International Management

Florida State University



M.B.A.: International Business

Florida International University



B.A. Multinational Politics and International Relations

University of Florida



Paul Fadil is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Management in the Coggin College of Business. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and International Management from Florida State University, and an MBA with a focus on International Business from Florida International University.



He has been at UNF since Fall 2004, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Organizational Behavior, International Management, Organizational Theory, Human Resource Management, and Administrative Management at both the graduate and undergraduate level. He has won 9 awards across five universities for outstanding teaching and instruction. He has also led over 21 study abroad trips in 11 years to Austria, Hungary, Scotland, Italy, Germany, Jamaica, The Czech Republic, and France. He has taught in Germany, France, Japan, South Africa, Hungary, Jamaica and many other countries.  His research focuses on Cross-Cultural applications of Management and Behavioral theories, as well as domestic cultural diversity and social networking theory. He has over 35 articles published in various journals and has won 7 individual research awards and commendations.  He has presented at over 100 conferences and keynoted several others.  He has also worked with numerous corporations on leadership, motivation, and cross-cultural communication throughout the Jacksonville region.



Dr. Fadil has been interviewed by the Florida Times Union and local television and radio outlets over 50 times on various Management topics. He was also a specific contributor to the local NBC/ABC affiliate where he developed and delivered a weekly topic driven show called "Office Chat" that aired at 7pm every Thursday night on First Coast News. 



In his down time, Paul loves spending time at the beach with his wife Adrianne and their two beautiful daughters, Jillian and Francesca.  He looks forward to many more fruitful years at the Coggin College of Business.


Outstanding Scholarship Award, UNF. 2012

Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, UNF. 2010


International Academy of Business Disciplines - President

Academy of Management

Academy of International Business

Contact Information

Building 42, Room 3226

(904) 620-1333