1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Title of Talk: Assassination and Leadership
The Department of Management is pleased to invite you to our upcoming Speaker Series presentation, where we bring notable scholars to campus to share their work on topics of interest to faculty.
The Department is excited to welcome Dr. Francis J. Yammarino from the State University of New York at Binghamton, who will present his most recent work examining how/when a leader’s power orientation and outstanding leadership styles might predict or impact assassinations or attempted assassinations. Data include world-class leaders, U.S. Presidents, and assassinations and attempts on their lives. Findings and implications for the future of leadership research and development will be discussed.
Dr. Yammarino (Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo) is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton. He was senior editor of the Leadership Quarterly and co-editor of Research in Multi-Level Issues, has served on eight scholarly journal editorial review boards (Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Research Methods, Personnel Psychology, Group & Organization Management, Journal of Leadership & Organization Studies), and is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Association for Psychological Sciences, and the Society for Organizational Behavior. Dr. Yammarino has published 15 books and about 150 journal articles and book chapters; has received several teaching and research awards; and is the recipient of about $3 million in research grants from various public and private organizations. He has been a consultant to numerous organizations including IBM, TRW, Medtronic, Lockheed Martin, the United Way, and the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Department of Education. He has served on and chaired numerous committees in the Academy of Management and SIOP, and as an elected Representative-at-Large for both the OB and RM Divisions of the Academy. In 2010 Dr. Yammarino received the Distinguished Leadership Scholar Award from the Leadership Quarterly and Academy of Management Network of Leadership Scholars for outstanding career contributions to the study of leadership.