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Stuart Freedman

Stu Freedman

Stuart C. Freedman, Management

Management Department Chair, Professor
Pasteur Hall 308


Organizational behavior

Research Interest

Dr. Freedman's current research is on cultural issues in off-shoring and communication in online environments. Professor Freedman's other research interests are in organizational reward systems and the dynamics of groups and teams.  His most recent work, published as a book chapter, addresses both conceptual and applied communication issues in online education.  Other articles and reviews have been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Training and Development Journal, Personnel Journal, the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, and Global Competitiveness.  In addition, his work has appeared in the Proceedings of the Information Resources Management Association, Eastern Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute, Association of Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior, Pan-Pacific Conference, and others.  Professor Freedman has presented numerous papers at national and regional conferences, has served on several journal and professional association editorial review boards, and has consulted with managers and administrators in this country and abroad in the areas of reward and control systems, organizational communication, and work group dynamics.

Educational Background

Ph.D., Cornell University


Stuart C. Freedman is a professor of management in the department’s Management Group. His area of specialization is organizational behavior, and he is currently Chair of the Management department. Professor Freedman has taught courses in organizational behavior, leadership processes, organization design, rewards and compensation, and planned organizational change at the graduate and undergraduate levels. 

Administratively, Professor Freedman has served as M.B.A. Program Director, Undergraduate Program Director and, prior to its relocation, as Acting Director of the University's Small Business Development Center.  He chaired the Master of Management Science in Manufacturing Program Development committee, and was the College's first M.M.S. Program Director. 

Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Professor Freedman was a faculty member at Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada.