1st Annual Doctoral Symposium in Leadership
October 26th and 27th, 2012

Hosted by University of Houston Management Department and The Leadership Quarterly

Leadership Quarterly

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Keynote Speaker:

Francis Yammarino, Ph.D.

Francis J. Yammarino

Francis J. 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. Dr. Yammarino has extensive experience in basic and applied research in the areas of superior-subordinate relationships, leadership, self-other agreement processes, and multi-level issues. 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 14 books and 150 journal articles and book chapters; has received several teaching and research awards; and is the recipient of $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 numerous committees in the Academy of Management and SIOP, and as an elected Representative-at-Large for both the Organizational Behavior and Research Methods Divisions of the Academy. In 2010 Dr. Yammarino received the Distinguished (Eminent) Leadership Scholar Award from the Leadership Quarterly and Academy of Management Network of Leadership Scholars for outstanding career contributions to the study of leadership.


Conference Agenda:

Friday, October 26th

Event Location Time
Registration Plaza Room, Hilton 5:00 p.m.
Address from Keynote Speaker:
Francis Yammarino, PH.D.
SUNY Binghamton
Plaza Room, Hilton 5:30 p.m.
Break   6:15 p.m.
Dinner Shamrock Ballroom B, Hilton 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 27th

Event Location Time
Continental Breakfast Cemo Hall 8:30 a.m.
Jr. Faculty Presentations Cemo 105 9-10:30 a.m.
Roundtables Cemo Hall Rm. 111-122 10:45-12:30 p.m.
Lunch Cemo Hall 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion Cemo 105 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Jr. Faculty Presentations Cemo 105 2:45-4:15 p.m.
Closing of Symposium Cemo 105 4:15 p.m.



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