Professor Robert J. House received his Ph.D. degree in Management from the Ohio State University. He went on to hold faculty appointments at Ohio State University, University of Michigan, City University of New York and the University of Toronto.nbsp; In 1988 he was appointed the Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor Endowed Chair of Organization Studies at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.nbsp; A prolific writer, he authored more than 130 journal articles, several of which have been reprinted in numerous anthologies.nbsp; Among the multiple awards conferred, House received the award for Distinguished Scholarly Contribution to Management, the Eminent Leadership Scholar award, and the ILA Lifetime Achievement award, as well as many awards for outstanding publications. He also authored two papers, which are Scientific Citations Classics.nbsp; House was the Principle Investigator and Founder of the Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness Research Program (GLOBE). Further, he founded a non-profit foundation to sustain the GLOBE Project beyond his tenure including a board of directors and a constitution.nbsp; House was a Fellow of the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, and Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.nbsp; House's major research interests were varied but focused on relationships among power, personality, and leadership in contributing to organizational performance. The last two decades of his life focused on the implications of cross-cultural variation for effective leadership.nbsp; Prof. House passed away on November 1, 2011.
Multiple award-winning educator and author, Dr. Mansour Javidan received his MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the Carlson School at the University of Minnesota.nbsp; He recently stepped down as Dean of Research and is currently the Garvin Distinguished Professor and Director of Najafi Global Mindset Institute ( www.globalmindset.com ) at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona.Mansour is Past President and Chairman of the Board of the GLOBE Research Foundation.nbsp; He is a coeditor of the first GLOBE book which won the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology's (SIOP) award for "The M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in The Workplace".Dr. Javidan is designated an Expert Advisor by the World Bank and a Senior Research Fellow by the U.S. Army.nbsp; He has published in Harvard Business Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Leadership Quarterly, Management International Review, Organizational Dynamics, Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences, and Journal of World Business.He is Past Editor, Global Leadership, for the Journal of World Business.nbsp; He is a Fellow of the Pan Pacific Business Association and was named in Lexington's 2001/2002 Millennium Edition of the North American Who's Who Registry and Empire's 2003 Who's Who Registry.nbsp;nbsp;
Paul J. Hanges Degree: Ph.D. Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 1986, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio Current Affiliation: University of Maryland Research Interests: Paul's research interests center around topics in social cognition, cross-cultural leadership, research methodology, and personnel selection. The majority of his work has focused on understanding factors affecting social perceptions (e.g., leadership) and the factors (e.g., societal culture, gender stereotypes, personality) that cause these perceptions to stabilize or change over time. Paul has developed a dynamic measure of perception and explored the utility of various mathematical models (e.g., catastrophe analysis, neural network analysis) to model changes in leadership ratings over time. His methodology work has dealt with such topics as multilevel statistical modeling, range restriction, and test banding methodology. His work has appeared in such journal as Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Applied Psychology, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Applied Psychological Measurement, Educational and Psychological Measurement, and Leadership Quarterly. He is currently an associate editor of Leadership Quarterly.