Faculty and Staff

Solomon Nyaanga

Professor • Management, Marketing and Professional Sales

Solomon G. Nyaanga (PhD) is an Associate Professor of Management at William Paterson University, Cotsakos College of Business. He earned his Ph.D. in Information Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, an MBA and M.A (Economics) from Long Island University, and B.A from New Jersey City University. His professional experience spans over 32 years of college-level teaching. His primary areas of teaching interest include the following: Strategic Management, Sustainability, Corporate and Social Entrepreneurship, Management Seminar, Business and Society, Internal Management, and Ethics, Entrepreneurial Agility, Innovation, Capacity Building

Professional Interests

Telecommuting (Virtual work), Corporate Stratification, Corporate Ethics, Use of Technology and real-time learning, Work-Life Balance, Leader-Member Exchange (LMX), Team-Member Exchange (TMX), Innovation and Competitiveness, Branding, Teamwork, Corporate and Social Entrepreneurship, Post COVID-19 Reset and its Implications, Blue Economy, Market Systems Development, Demographic Changes and Market Development, Sustainable Enterprises, Entrepreneurial Agility, Capacity Building, and Blue Ocean Strategy

Other Interests

Golfing, Basketball , Music, Gardening, Hiking, and Story telling

Languages (other than English)



PhD Information Management, Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ

MA Economics, Long Island University Brooklyn, NY

MBA Finance & Management, Long Island University Brooklyn, NY


Sustainability, Business Organization and Management, Telework/Virtual work, Strategic Management, Leadership, Teamwork, Entrepreneurship, and Ethics

Representative Publications

A Psychometric Evaluation of Skill Clusters Used by Highly Effective Presenters; International Journal of Financial Research; 2017

Relationships between managerial power orientation and unit cohesiveness: implications for R&D management at NASA; International Journal of Business and Public Administration; 2017

Distractions in learning institutions: An explorative case analysis of mobile device usage in Kenyan academia; , International Journal of Education and Research; 2016

Notable Courses Taught

Strategic Management, International Management (MBA), Ethics and Values, Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Management, Business Organization and Management, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management

3062 Valley Road

Tue & Thurs 9:00am-10:30pm, Tue 3:30pm-5:30pm