לפרטים על תואר ראשון ושני
Curriculum Vitae קורות חיים
B.Sc in Electrical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, 1978.
M.Sc in Electrical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, 1983.
Awarded twice the Gutwirt excellence prize.
Master’s Thesis – Stabilization of the Israeli Power System by Local Control.
Advisor: Prof. Julius Preminger.
Ph.D. in Business Administration, School of Management, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, 2011.
Ph.D. Thesis – Expatriate Adjustment from the Perspectives of Attachment Theory and Regulatory Focus Theory.
Advisor: Prof. Ayala Malach-Pines.
1984-1989 System Engineering and Navigation Group Team Leader, Space Technologies, Israel Aircraft Industries.
Design, algorithm development, sensor specification, simulation and integration of the attitude control and navigation system for the Ofek and Amos satellites.
1989-1992 Software Engineer, Luz Solar Systems, Israel
1992-1994 System Engineer and Project Manager, Tank simulator for IDF, Dantec Multimedia Systems, Israel
1994-1995 System Engineer, Elbit Systems, Israel
Concept definition, algorithm development, error budget and specification of a Merkava Tank viewfinder nullification project.
1996-2004 Associate Vice President – RnD Project Manager, ECI Telecom, Israel
Responsibility for the overall RnD activity of a large cross-connect project. Responsible for multidisciplinary teams: System Engineering, Embedded S/W, H/W, Integration, Validation, Engineering, Production and Customer Support.
2004-2010 Director - Product Management and Solution Architect, Alcatel-Lucent, Israel
Responsibility for the overall activities and life-cycle related to data communication products developed in the Israeli site.
2008- Senior Lecturer, Lev Academic Center, Electronics Department
2010- Adjunct Lecturer, Lander Institute. Teaching Research Methods for MBA course.
Preminger, J., and Silbiger, A. (1984). Stabilization of the Israeli power system by local feedback. Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Automatic Control, Tel-Aviv, 1984.
Silbiger, A. (2002). A practical product validation methodology. INCOSE 1st System Engineering Conference, Tel-Aviv, 2002.
Silbiger, A., and Pines, A. M. (2014). Expatriate stress and burnout. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25, 1170-1183.
Berger, R., Silbiger, A., Herstein, R., and Barnes, B. R. (2015). Analyzing business-to-business relationships in an Arab context. Journal of World Business, 50, 454-464.
Berger, R., Herstein, R., Silbiger, A., and Barnes, B. R. (2015). Can Guanxi be created in Sino-Western relationships? An assessment of Western firms trading with China using the GRX scale. Industrial Marketing Management, 47, 166-174.
Papers under Review
Berger, R., Silbiger, A., Herstein, R., and Barnes, B. R. Understanding Blat: Developing the NPD model for doing business in Russia. Submitted to Journal of World business.
Berger, R., Silbiger, A., Herstein, R., and Barnes, B. R. The paradox in Chinese business ethics: Examining the Chinese diamond industry using the GRX scale. Submitted to Journal of Business Ethics.
Silbiger, A. (2008). “Ten Commandments” for relocation success. Mashabei Enosh, 241, 74-76 (in Hebrew).
Cohen, M., and Silbiger, A. (2010). Selecting expatriates: Is it worth the effort? Mashabei Enosh, 266, 70-76 (in Hebrew).