Dr. Jose Rocha
Assistant Professor of Management
PhD, Florida International University; MSc, University of Miami; MBA, State University of New York at Buffalo; BS, Monterrey Tech Campus Querétaro
Phone: 305-474-6009
Office: O'Mailia Hall, Room 112

Dr. Rocha’s academic and professional background includes 15+ years of international experience in higher education, academia, research, teaching, and industry with some of the top universities and fortune 500 companies in the US, Mexico, and Latin America. Dr. Rocha has extensive top management and executive experience, and he served on the top executive, faculty, and administration of the largest private educational system in Latin America: the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education University System (Tec de Monterrey - ITESM). Dr. Rocha’s research focus is on knowledge management and knowledge sharing in highly dynamic changing environments such as high tech entrepreneurship, management of disruptive innovation, business analytics, cyber security management, corporate social responsibility, and disaster management.

  • Becerra-Fernandez, Irma, Weidong Xia, Jose Rocha, and Arvind Gudi, "Task Uncertainty and Emergency Management Task Performance: The Mediating and Moderating Roles of Knowledge Sharing". Research paper published at the Conference Proceedings of the 2012 Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, Washington August 9-11, 2012.
  • Xia, Weidong , Irma Becerra-Fernandez, Arvind Gudi, and Jose Rocha, "Emergency Management Task Complexity and Knowledge Sharing Strategies" Cutter IT Journal, January 2011.
  • Xia, W., Irma Becerra-Fernandez, Jose Rocha, and Arvind Gudi, Knowledge Management Task Complexity In Emergency Management: An Instrument Development. Research paper published at the Conference Proceedings of the 2010 Americas Conference on Information Systems, Lima, Perú, August 12-15, 2010.
  • Rocha, J., Irma Becerra-Fernandez, Weidong Xia, and Arvind Gudi, Dealing with Task Uncertainty in Disaster Management: The Role of Knowledge Sharing for Exploration and Exploitation. Research paper published at the Conference Proceedings of the 2009 Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, California, August 6-9, 2009.