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Megan Gerhardt

Professor & William Isaac and Michael Oxley Center for Business Leadership Co-Director

Management


Profile

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of Iowa, Organizational Behavior, 2003
  • B.A. University of Iowa, Psychology, 1998

Recent Publications

  • Gerhardt, M.W. (2016). The Importance of Being…Social? Instructor Credibility and the Millennial Student. Studies in Higher Education, 41 (9), 1533-1547 (Impact Factor: 1.28; Contribution: 100%)
  • Gerhardt, M.W., Brown, K.G., & Dysvik, A. (2014). A Bridge Over Troubled Water: A Former Military Officer, Corporate Executive, and Business School Dean Discusses the Research-Practice Divide. Journal Management Inquiry, 23, 4: 373-378. (Impact Factor: 1.446; Contribution: 35%)
  • Luzadis, R. & Gerhardt, M. (2012). An exploration of the relationship between ethical orientation and goal orientation. Journal of Academic and Business Ethics, 5. (Contribution: 50%, Journal Acceptance Rate: 30%, Cited by 3; as per Google Scholar).
  • Wesolowski, M., Luzadis, R.A, & Gerhardt, M.W. (2011). Understanding the nomological net for gender bias. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 1, (Contribution: 33%; Journal Acceptance Rate: 28%, Journal h-index: 8) Gerhardt, M.W., Ashenbaum, B.A., Newman, W.R. (2009). Understanding the Impact of Proactive Personality on Job Performance: The Roles of Tenure and Self-Management. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. (Contribution: 50%, Cited by 14, as per Google Scholar) Journal Acceptance Rate: 17%, Impact Factor forthcoming).
  • Gerhardt, M.W. & Luzadis, R.A. (2009). The Importance of Perceived Task Difficulty in Goal Orientation-Assigned Goal Alignment. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. (Contribution: 50%, Cited by 5, as per Google Scholar); Journal Acceptance Rate: 17%, Impact Factor forthcoming).
  • Gerhardt, M. W.; Rode, J.C.; Peterson, S. J. (2007). Exploring mechanisms in the personality-performance relationship: Mediating roles of self-management and situational constraints. Personality and Individual Differences, 43 (6), 1344-1355. (Contribution: 40%; Cited by 23, as per Google Scholar); Journal Acceptance Rate: 40%; Journal Impact factor: 1.861)
  • Barbosa, S.D.; Gerhardt, M. W.; Kickul, J.R. (2007). The Role of Cognitive Style and Risk Preference on Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy and Entrepreneurial Intentions. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 13 (4), 86-104. (Contribution: 20%; Cited by 156 (as per Google Scholar), Journal Acceptance Rate: 18%, Impact Factor forthcoming)
  • Gerhardt, M. (2007). Teaching Self-Management: The Design and Implementation of Self-Management Tutorials. Journal of Education for Business, 83(1), 11-18. (Contribution-100%; Cited by 27, as per Google Scholar); Journal Acceptance rate: 52%)
  • Peterson, S.J., Gerhardt, M.W., & Rode, J.C. (2006). Examination of the Relationship Between Hope and Task Performance: A Test of a Theoretical Model. Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 1099-1109. (Contribution: 40%; Journal Acceptance Rate: 40%; Cited by 27 (as per Google Scholar); Journal Impact Factor: 1.861).
  • Gerhardt, M.W. & Brown, K.G. (2006). Individual Differences in Self-Efficacy Development: The Effects of Goal Orientation and Affectivity. Learning and Individual Differences, 16, 43-59. (Contribution: 85%; Cited by 45 (as per Google Scholar); Journal Acceptance Rate: 40%; Journal Impact Factor: 1.565)
  • Ilies, R., Gerhardt, M.W., & Le, H. (2004). Individual Differences in Leadership Emergence: Integrating Meta-Analytic Findings and Behavioral Genetic Estimates. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 12, 207-219. (Contribution-25%; Cited by 89 (as per Google Scholar); Journal Acceptance Rate: 28%; Impact Factor: 1.30).
  • Wenzel, A., Werner (maiden name), M., Cochran, C., & Holt, C. (2004). A Differential Pattern of Autobiographical Memory Retrieval in Social Phobic and Nonanxious Individuals. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 32, 1-13. (Contribution: 50%; Cited by 12, as per Google Scholar). Journal Impact Factor: 1.149.
  • Brown, K.G., & Gerhardt, M.W. (2002). Formative evaluation: An integrative practice model and case study. Personnel Psychology Vol 55(4) p.951-983. (Contribution: 35%; Cited by 70, as per Google Scholar); Journal Impact Factor: 4.54; ISI Journal Citation Reports Ranking: 4/54)
  • Judge, T.A., Bono, J.E., Ilies, R., & Gerhardt, M.W. (2002). Personality and leadership: A qualitative and quantitative review. Journal of Applied Psychology Vol 87(4), p.765-780. (Cited by 1620; as per Google Scholar), Contribution: 15%; Journal Acceptance Rate: 10%; Journal Impact Factor: 4.367).

Honors & Awards

  • 2016: Smucker Teaching Excellence Award, Farmer School of Business, Miami University
  • 2012-2015: Naus Family Faculty Scholar
  • 2009: Richard K. Smucker Teaching Excellence Award, Farmer School of Business, Miami University
  • 2002: Flanagan Award for Best Student Paper, Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Toronto, Cana.

Professional Interests

  • Research: Generational Differences, Individual Differences, Motivation, Learning, Leadership
  • Teaching: Leadership & Learning, Introduction to Management and Leadership
  • Consulting & Workshops: Strengthfinder/Strengths based Leadership, Gentelligence: Leadership of Multiple Generations, Emotional Intelligence, Women in Leadership, Values Based Leadership

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership
  • Learning
  • Motivation
  • Organizational behavior
  • Personality

Biography

Dr. Gerhardt is a Professor of Management and Leadership at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University, specializing in individual and team leadership development, where she also serves as Co-Director of the Isaac & Oxley Center for Business Leadership. Dr. Gerhardt received her her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 2003. Her current research focuses on the leadership of multiple generations in the workplace. Dr. Gerhardt has authored multiple journal articles, appearing in several of the top management publications, and teaches courses in the area of leadership in the Farmer School. In addition, Dr. Gerhardt and leads professional development workshops in organizations on the topics of managing multiple generations in the workforce, strengths based leadership, emotional intelligence, authentic leadership, and women in leadership in the 21st century. She is founder and owner of The Gerhardt Group, LLC, specializing in leadership development solutions. In addition, Dr. Gerhardt serves as Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Learning and Education, and on the editorial board of the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.

Courses

  • FALL 2018
  • MGT 416 A WF 10:05AM-11:25AM FSB 0031
  • MGT 416 B WF 11:40AM-1:00PM FSB 0031
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Contact Information

Office Hours

  • by appointment

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