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Terri A. Scandura

Terri A. Scandura

Warren C. Johnson Endowed Chair and Professor, Management


Scandura's fields of interest include leadership, mentorship, and applied research methods. From 2007 to 2012, she served as dean of the graduate school of the University. She has been a visiting scholar in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, China and the United Arab Emirates.

Scandura has authored or co-authored over two hundred presentations, articles and book chapters. Her research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Vocational Behavior, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Educational and Psychological Measurement, Industrial Relations, Research in Organizational Behavior and Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management and others. Her book, Essentials of Organizational Behavior: An evidence-based approach is published by SAGE Publications. Her second book, Management today: Best practices for the modern workplace will be published by SAGE Publications in 2020.

She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, and the Southern Management Association. She is a member of the Society of Organizational Behavior (SOB) and the Academy of Management. She is a past-associate editor for Group and Organization Management, the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management and Organizational Research Methods.

Research Interests

Leader-member exchange; leadership; mentorship; applied research methods; and teams

Featured Publications

  • Scandura, T. A. & Gower, K. (2020). Management Today: Best Practices for the Modern Workplace. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

    Scandura, T. A. (2019). Essentials of Organizational Behavior: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2nd Ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

    Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z., Gumusluoglu, L., & Scandura, T. A. (2020). How do different faces of paternalistic leaders facilitate or impair task and innovative performance? Opening the black box. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies27(2), 138-152.

    Scandura. T. A. (2019). Negotiation Strategies. In: C. M. Rennson & A. Bonami (Eds.), Women Leading Change in Academia: Breaking the Glass Ceiling, Class Cliff, and Glass Slipper. San Diego, CA: Cognella.

    Lee, K., Sharif, M., Scandura, T., & Kim, J. (2017). Procedural justice as a moderator of the relationship between organizational change intensity and commitment to organizational change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 30(4), 501-524.

    Gumusluoglu, L., Karakitapoğlu-Aygün, Z. & Scandura, T. A. (2017). Benevolent Leadership and Innovative Behavior in R&D Contexts: A Social Identity Approach.  Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 24(4), 479-493.

    Cooper, C. D. & Scandura, T. A. (2015). Getting to “Fair”: Justice interactions as identity negotiation. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 22(4), 418-432.

    Lee, K., Scandura, T. A. & Sharif, M. M. (2014). Cultures have consequences: A configural approach to leadership across two cultures. The Leadership Quarterly, 25, 692-710.

    Sharif, M. M., & Scandura, T. A. (2014). Do Perceptions of Ethical Conduct Matter During Organizational Change? Ethical Leadership and Employee Involvement. Journal of Business Ethics, 124(2), 185-196.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Professor, Management, Miami Herbert Business School, 1998 - Present
  • Dean, Graduate School, University of Miami, 2007 - 2012
  • Associate Professor, Management, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 1993 - 1998
  • Assistant Professor, Management, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 1990 - 1993
  • Assistant Professor, Management, University of Kentucky College of Business and Economics, 1988 - 1990
  • AACSB Doctoral Fellow, University of Cincinnati College of Business Administration, 1987 - 1988
  • Research Assistant, Management, University of Cincinnati College of Business Administration, 1982 - 1987
  • Instructor, University of Cincinnati Evening College, 1982 - 1987
  • Data Processing Assistant, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1980 - 1982


  • Leadership
  • Mentorship
  • Teams
  • Negotiation


  • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, University of Cincinnati, 1988
  • B.B.A., Marketing, Management, University of Cincinnati, 1982

Honors and Awards

  • Senior Faculty Research Award, Miami Herbert Business School, 2020
  • Research Methods Division Distinguished Career Award, 2018
  • J.G. Hunt Sustained Outstanding Service Award, 2018
  • M.S. in Management Teaching Award, 2018
  • M.S. in Management Teaching Award, 2016
  • Iron Arrow, the Highest Honor Attainable at the University of Miami
  • Best Symposium Finalist, International Theme Committee, Academy of Management, 2016
  • Best Paper Award, Southern Management Association, Research Methods, 2005
  • Best Symposium Award, Careers Division, Academy of Management, 2003
  • Cason Hall Best Careers Paper Award, Southern Management Association, 2001
  • Best Paper Award, Human Resources Track, Southern Management Association, 2000
  • Best Paper Award, Organizational Behavior Track, Southern Management Association, 1998
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, School of Business Administration, 1994, 1997, 2005
  • Dorothy Harlow Best Paper Award, National Academy of Management, 1994
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Bronze Medal for Commendable Service
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Special Achievement Award
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