Myleen Leary

 

 

Dr. Myleen Leary

Associate Professor of Management

Office: 340 Jabs Hall

Email: myleen.leary@montana.edu

Phone: (406) 994-6203

Courses:
BMGT 464 - International Management
BGEN 499 - Senior Thesis/Capstone: Strategy Seminar


 

Research Interests

Founding teams of new ventures

Boards of directors and strategic management

Top management teams

Mindfulness and ethical decision-making

Expertise & Service

  • Board meeting facilitation

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Bio

Myleen Leary has taught strategy, organizational behavior, and organizational theory to undergraduate and graduate students in the U.S. and internationally.  Her primary research interests explore the impact of (1) founding teams on new venture performance and (2) mindfulness on ethical decision-making.  Her strong interest in international business and experiences has lead her to coordinating the Starzen Internship for the JJCBE, advising for the international business minor, and to a short teaching experience in an MBA program in Vietnam. In 2016 she was elected as a Representative-at-large for the teaching community of the Strategic Management Society.

Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=vkObbjMAAAAJ&hl=en

ResearchGate profile:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Myleen_Leary

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Selected Publications

  • "Antecedents of Failure for Recently Chartered Banks in the U.S. Banking Industry, Group & Organization Management," co-authored with M.L. DeVaughn, Group & Organization Management, 35(5): 666-695. (2010)
    *Won 2010 Best Paper (Macro) award from journal
  • "Entrepreneurial Team Characteristics that Influence the Successful Launch of a New Venture," co-authored with M.L. DeVaughn, Management Research News, 32(6): 567-569. (2009)
  • "A study of personality preferences and emotional intelligence," co-authored with F. William Brown and Michael Reilly, Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 30(5): 421-434. (2009)
  • "Consultants to the Rescue?: Antecedents and Consequences of Hiring Consultants at Startup," In George T. Solomon (Ed.). (2007)
    *2007 Best Paper Proceedings of the Sixty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (CD). Paper was awarded the Graziadio Business School/Pepperdine Award for Outstanding Practice Based Paper on Management Consulting at the Academy of Management Annual Conference in Philadelphia
  • "Governance, the experience of principals and agents, and global strategic intent: Testing a model of reasoned risk-taking," co-authored with M.A. Carpenter and T. Pollock, In Oviatt, B.M. & P.P. McDougall (eds), International Entrepreneurship, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 49 (4): 572-607 (2004)
    *Reprinted from (2003) Strategic Management Journal 24:803-820

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Awards

  • Best Paper (Macro) award from Group & Organization Management, “Antecedents of Failure for Recently Chartered Banks in the U.S. Banking Industry,”  Group & Organization Management 35(5): 666-695 (with M.L. DeVaughn), 2010
  • Graziadio Business School/Pepperdine Award for Outstanding Practice Based Paper on Management Consulting, “Consultants to the Rescue?: Antecedents and Consequences of Hiring Consultants at Startup (with M.L. DeVaughn)

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Education

Ph.D. Strategy & Organizational Theory, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 2003


M.I.M., Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management, 1998

B.A., Economics and Modern Languages, minor Development of Western Civilization, Providence College, Providence RI, 1992

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Favorite Links

  • Short list of favorite books
    • The Power of Habit and Smarter, Faster, Better by Charles Duhigg (www.charlesduhigg.com)
    • All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior (www.jennifersenior.com)
    • Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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