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The Leadership Research Colloquium 2013

The Leadership Research Colloquium provides a forum for faculty, graduate students and research, professionals lo present developing, extant and cutting edge new research, as they affect leadership in organizations and in our communities. The colloquium also features the work of the recipient of the Center's prestigious Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Colloquium

2013 Presenters

  • Aya Chacar (Moderator)

    Aya Chacar
    Ingersoll Rand International Business Professorship Associate Professor

    Department of Management & International Business
    College of Business, Florida International University

  • Amy Ou

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    Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Organisation National University of Singapore. Dr. Ou is the 2013 recipient of the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Outstanding Dissertation Award.

    The recipient of the 2013 Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Outstanding Dissertation Award is Dr. Amy Y. Ou, whose dissertation, “Understanding Humble Chief Executive Officers: Connection to Top Management Team Integration and Middle Manager Responses” was selected from numerous submissions representing four countries. Dr. Ou is an assistant professor in the department of Management and Organization at the National University of Singapore. She received her Ph.D. from the Arizona State University. Her research interests include strategic leadership, organizational culture, and cross-cultural management. Her work have been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Management.

    Session Topic: 
    Understanding Humble Chief Executive Officers: Connection to Top Management, Team Integration and Middle Manager Responses

  • Candace Atamanik-Dunphy
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    Candace Atamanik-Dunphy
    Research Manager
    Florida International University
    College of Business Administration

    Candace Atamanik is a researcher for the Center for Leadership at Florida International University. Her research focuses on leadership development using a framework of personality, values, and decision making. This research stream informs the Center's ongoing programs and events such as the Principals Leadership Development program, the Miami Leadership Summit as well as several customized workshops. In addition, Candace manages all research related projects that contribute to the ongoing development of the Center.

    Candace joined the CFL in September 2010. She has a Master of Science degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from FIU and is currently a PhD candidate in the I/O Psychology program at FIU. Candace has presented peer-reviewed research at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the Industrial Organizational/Organizational Behavior (IOOB) annual conference. Prior to joining the Center, Candace was an Adjunct Instructor of Research Methods and Psychological Testing and Assessment for the Department of Psychology at FIU.

    Session Topic: 
    The Introverted Leader: Examining the Role of Personality and Environment

  • Fred O. Walumbwa

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    Fred O. Walumbwa
    Editor, Monograph in Leadership and Management Series
    Knight Ridder Professor of Management and International Business
    Fellow, FIU Center for Leadership
    Florida International University
    College of Business

    Fred O. Walumbwa (PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is the Knight Ridder Professor of Management and International Business at the College of Business, Florida International University (FIU) and a Fellow of FIU’s Center for Leadership. He currently serves as a Senior Research Advisor for the Washington-based Gallup Organization and theEditor of Monographs in Leadership and Management Series, Emerald Publishing Group, in addition to consulting with several diverse organizations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the United States.

    Dr. Walumbwa’s main research stream focuses on leadership: How effective leaders emerge, evolve and develop, and how different clusters of leadership behaviors (i.e., positive forms of leadership such as authentic, ethical, servant and transformational leadership and the dark side of leadership such as destructive leadership or abusive supervision) enhance or inhibit climates more open to corporate, work unit and employee citizenship and proactive behaviors, engagement, learning, voicing, creativity/innovation, knowledge sharing, and withdrawal behaviors across cultures. His secondary research stream focuses on Strategic Human Resource Management where he investigates how organizations create competitive advantage through the use and development of various human resource (HR) practices and strategies such as high-performance work systems (HPWS) and psychological capital, and the role of organizational contexts such as social networks and organizational climate, culture, and justice in facilitating effective organizational functioning across cultures.

    Dr. Walumbwa has published over 70 research papers, and some of these have appeared in a wide range of prestigious journals such as the Annual Review of Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel PsychologyOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Leadership Quarterly, among others. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel PsychologyOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Human Relations, and Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. He co-edited a book on authentic leadership development (Elsevier Science).

    Session Topic: 
    Putting Leadership in Context: Parental Influence and Rule Breaking as Environmental Determinants of Leadership Emergence