J. Burton Frierson Chair
of Excellence in Business Leadership
North American leadership
International human resource management
Assessing, selecting, and developing global leaders and expatriates in multinational for profit and not for profit corporations. Clarifying the relationship between global leadership competencies and global leadership effectiveness. Developing global leadership competencies in traditional business school pedagogical contexts.
Ph.D. - 1983, Brigham Young University
B.S. - 1980, Brigham Young University
Mendenhall, M.E., Osland, J., Bird, A., Oddou, G., Maznevski, M., Stevens, M.J., & Stahl, G.K. (2013) Global leadership: Research, practice, and development. (2nd edition). London: Routledge.
Stahl, G.K., Mendenhall, M.E., & Oddou, G. (eds). (2012) Readings and cases in international human resource management. (5th edition). London: Routledge.
Mendenhall, M.E., Reiche, B.S., Bird, A., & Osland, J.S. (2012). Defining the ‘global’ in global leadership. Journal of World Business, 47(4): 493-503.
Osland, J.S, Bird, A., & Mendenhall, M.E. (2012) Global leadership and global mindset: An updated look. In G. Stahl & I. Bjorkman (eds.) International human resources handbook. 2nd edition. London: Elgar: 227-259.
Mendenhall, M. (2011) Three necessary questions for global leadership development in India. Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers (Indian Institute of Management), (36)4, 17-23.
Mendenhall, M.E., & Marsh, W.J. (2010) Voices from the past: Mary Parker Follett and Joseph Smith on collaborative leadership. Journal of Management Inquiry, 19(4), 284-303.
Bird, A., Mendenhall, M.E., Stevens, M.J., Oddou, G. (2010) Defining the content domain of intercultural competence for global leaders. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 25(8), 810-828.
Herman, J., Stevens, M.J., Bird, A., Mendenhall, M.E., & Oddou, G. (2010). The Tolerance for Ambiguity Scale: Towards a refined measure for international management research. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 34, 58-65.
Furuya, N., Stevens, M., Oddou, G., Bird, A., & Mendenhall, M. (2009) Managing the learning and transfer of global competence: Antecedents and outcomes of Japanese repatriation effectiveness. Journal of International Business Studies, 40, 200-215.
Professional Activities and Memberships
Beta Gamma Sigma
Academy of International Business
Academy of Management
International Organization Network
International Academy of Intercultural Research
Honors and Awards
SAGE Publishers Award for Best Management History Division Paper in Leadership (2011) Global Leadership Advancement Center: Best Article Award (2010) Emerald Best Symposium Award, Academy of Management. Best Symposium Award, MED, Academy of Management (2007-2008) Academy of Management and Management Education Division's Global Forum Best Symposium Award - sponsored by University of Manchester, Manchester Business School (2007) Academy of Management, Management Education and Development Division (2001) Recipient of the Ludwig Erhard Stiftungsprofessur Endowed Chair, University of Bayreuth (1998) Outstanding Service Award from the International Management Division of the Academy of Management (1994)