Global leadership
North American leadership

Collaborative leadership

Expatriate management

Assessing, selecting, and developing global leaders and expatriates.
Clarifying the relationship between global leadership competencies and global leadership effectiveness.
Developing global leadership competencies in business school students.

Ph.D. - 1983, Brigham Young University
B.S. - 1980, Brigham Young University

Recent Books

Reiche, B.S., Stahl, G.K., Mendenhall, M.E., & Oddou, G. (eds). (in press). Readings and cases in international human resource management . (6th edition). London: Routledge.

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.


Selected Recent Publications 

Miska, C., & Mark E. Mendenhall., M.E. (in press) “Responsible leadership: A mapping of extant research and future directions." Journal of Business Ethics,DOI 10.1007/s10551-015-2999-0

Bird, A., & Mendenhall, M.E. (2016). From cross-cultural management to global leadership: Evolution and adaptation. Journal of World Business, 51(1): 115-126.

Stevens, M.J., Bird, A., Mendenhall, M.E., & Oddou, G. (2014). Measuring global leader intercultural competency: Development and validation of the Global Competencies Inventory (GCI). In J. Osland, M. Li, & Y. Wang (eds.). Advances in Global Leadership, Volume 8, Bingley, UK: Emerald, pp. 99-138.

Teerikangas, S., Stahl, G.K., Björkman, I., & Mendenhall, M. (2014). “HRM issues in global mergers and acquisitions”. In D.G. Collings, G. Wood, & P. Caligiuri (eds), International Human Resource Management. Oxford, UK: Routledge: 421-456.

Mendenhall, M.E., Arnardottir, A.A., Oddou, G.R., & Burke, L.A. (2013). “Developing cross-cultural competencies in management education via Cognitive-Behavior Therapy.” Academy of Management Learning & Education, 12(3): 436 – 451.


Professional Activities and Memberships
Academy of International Business
Academy of Management

Beta Gamma Sigma
International Academy of Intercultural Research (Fellow)

International Organization Network

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Author, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence (2015)

Best Teaching Award. CEMS: The Global Alliance in Management Education (2013)

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 (2009)

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)

Recipient of the Ludwig Erhard Stiftungsprofessur Endowed Chair, University of Bayreuth (1998)

Outstanding Service Award (Past President) from the International Management Division of the  Academy of Management (1994)