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Bradley L. Kirkman
TitleProfessor of Management
Foreman R. & Ruby Bennett Chair in Business
DepartmentDepartment of Management
Bradley L. Kirkman is a Professor and the Foreman R. and Ruby Bennett Endowed Chair in Business Administration in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on virtual teams, work team effectiveness, leadership, and international management. He also worked in the College of Management at The Georgia Institute of Technology and the Bryan School of Business and Economics at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. He was a Visiting Associate Professor in the Management and Organizations Group at the University of Western Australia in 2006.
He has authored several articles and book chapters on topics such as increasing the effectiveness of virtual teams, cultural issues in global teams, leadership, and team empowerment. His articles have appeared in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Group & Organization Management, Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, Organizational Dynamics, and others. His book chapters have appeared in: Oxford Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology; Cambridge Handbook of Culture, Organizations, and Work; Advances in International Management; and Handbook of Global Management: A Guide to Managing Complexity.
He was the winner of the 2008 Ricky W. Griffin Outstanding Research Award at Texas A&M University for his scholarly research contributions. He won the Academy of Management’s Organizational Behavior Division Award for Best International Paper in 2009. He was an Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Journal from 2005 to 2007 and is a current Editorial Board member for the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Organizational Psychology Review. He also received Outstanding Reviewer Awards from AMJ in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2008, and was an outstanding reviewer for the International Management Division of the Academy of Management in 2000, 2002, and 2003. He has also won several teaching awards including the Association of Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award at Texas A&M in 2010, and the Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1999. He is a member of the Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, and Southern Academy of Management.
He has worked with several companies on issues such as leading global virtual teams, enhancing team effectiveness, working across cultural boundaries, facilitating organizational change and development, and increasing leadership effectiveness that include: AT&T, Alcoa, R.H. Donnelley, Cisco Systems, CenterPoint Energy, the Texas Transportation Institute, The Home Depot, ExxonMobil, Halliburton, Conoco-Phillips, PPD, Sabre, the Centers for Disease Control, Motorola, General Electric, IBM, the Sara Lee Corporation, Prudential Insurance, Allstate Insurance, Eastman Chemical Company (Kodak), the Cone Corporation, MEMC, the United States Bankruptcy Court, and the United States Postal Service. He has conducted research and presented papers in several countries including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Dubai (UAE), England, Finland, France, Mexico, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Turkey, and the United States.
Ph.D. - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1996)
M.B.A. - University of North Carolina at Greensboro (1991)
B.A. - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1988)