School of Business Faculty

Deanna M. Kennedy, Ph.D.

2009 Ph.D. in Management Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2005 Masters of Business Administration, Concentration in Operations & Supply Chain Management, Minor in Project Management, Golden Gate University, San Francisco
1999 B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, Concentration in Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior, University of California, Davis

Project Management, Groups and Teams, Operations Management

Operations and Project Management
Retail Operations and Supply Chain Management
Quantitative Methods and Business Statistics

Kennedy, D. M., Landon, L. B. & Maynard, M. T. (Forthcoming). Extending the conversation: Employee resilience at the team level. Commentary. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.

Schweinsberg, M., Madan, N., Vianello, M., Sommer, S. A., Jordan, J., Tierney, W., Awtrey, E., Zhu, L., Diermeier, D., Heinze, J., Srinivasan, M., Tannenbaum, D., Bivolaru, E., Dana, J., Davis-Stober, C. P., Du Plessis, C. Gronau, Q. F., Hafenbrack, A. C., Liao, E. Y., Ly, A., Marsman, M., Murase, T., Qureshi, I., Schaerer, M., Thornley, N., Tworek, C. M., Wagenmakers, E-J., Wong, L., Anderson, T., Bauman, C. W., Bedwell, W. L., Brescoll, V., Canavan, A., Chandler, J. J., Cheries, E., Cheryan, S., Cheung, F., Cimpian, A., Clark, M., Cordon, D., Cushman, F., Ditto, P. H., Donahue, T., Frick, S. E., Gamez-Djokic, M., Hofstein Grady, R., Graham, J., Gu, J., Hahn, A., Hanson, B. E., Hartwich, N. J., Hein, K., Inbar, Y., Jiang, L., Kellogg, T., Kennedy, D. M., Legate, N., Luoma, T. P., Maibeucher, H., Meindl, P., Miles, J., Mislin, A., Molden, D. C., Motyl, M., Newman, G., Ngo, H. H., Packham, H., Ramsay, P. S., Ray, J. L., Sackett, A. M., Sellier, A-L., Sokolova, T., Sowden, W., Storage, D., Sun, X., Van Bavel, J. J., Washburn, A. N., Wei, C., Wetter, E., Wilson, C., Darroux, S-C., & Uhlmann, E. L. (in press). The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory’s research pipeline. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.

Maynard, M. T., Kennedy, D. M. & Sommer, S. A. (2015). Team adaptation: A fifteen-year synthesis (1998-2013) and framework for how this literature needs to “adapt” going forward. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 24(5), 652-677. DOI: 10.1080/1359432X.2014.1001376.

Verbos, A. K., Kennedy, D. M., Gladstone, J., & Birmingham, C. (2015). Native American cultural influences on career self-schemas and MBA aspirations. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 34(3), 201-213. DOI: 10.1108/EDI-05-2014-0044.

Kennedy, D. M. & McComb, S. A. 2014. When Teams Shift among Processes: Insights from Simulation and Optimization. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99(5), 784-815. DOI: 10.1037/a0037339.

Sherman, K., Kennedy, D. M., Woodard, M., & McComb, S. A. 2012. Examining the “exchange” in leader-member exchange. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies. 19(4), 407-423.

Mostashari, A., McComb, S. A., Kennedy, D. M., Cloutier, R. and Korfiatis, P. 2012. Developing a stakeholder-assisted agile CONOPS development processSystems Engineering. 15(1), 1-13. DOI: 10.1002/sys.20190 (2nd most downloaded paper 2012).

Kennedy, D. M., McComb, S. A. & Vozdolska, R. 2011. Using simulation to analyze complex behavioral models: An investigation of project complexity’s influence on team communication. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management. 28(3), 109-127. DOI: 10.1016/j.jengtecman.2011.03.001.

Verbos, A. K., Gladstone, J. & Kennedy, D. M. (2011). Native American values and management education: Envisioning an inclusive virtuous circle. Journal of Management Education, 35(1), 10-26. DOI: 10.1177/1052562910384364.

Verbos, A. K., Kennedy, D. M. & Gladstone, J. (2011). Coyote was walking…Management Education in “Indian Time.” Journal of Management Education, 35(1), 27-50. DOI: 10.1177/1052562910384368.

Kennedy, D. M., Vozdolska, R. & McComb, S. A. 2010. Team decision-making in computer-supported cooperative work: How initial computer-mediated or face-to-face meetings set the stage for later outcomes. Decision Sciences Journal, 41(4), 933-954. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-5915.2010.00293.x.

McComb, S. A., Kennedy, D. M., Perryman, R., Warner, N. & Letsky, M. 2010. Examining temporal patterns of mental model convergence: Implications for distributed teams interacting in an electronic collaboration space. Human Factors, 52(2), 264-281. DOI: 10.1177/0018720810370458.

Kennedy, D. M. & McComb, S. A. 2010. Merging internal and external processes: Examining the mental model convergence process through team communication. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 11(4), 340-358. DOI: 10.1080/14639221003729193.

McComb, S. A., Kennedy, D. M., Green, S. G. & Compton, W. D. 2008. Project team effectiveness: The case for sufficient setup and top management involvement. Production Planning & Control, 19(4), 1-11. DOI: 10.1080/09537280802034059.

Maynard, M. T., Kennedy, D. M., Sommer, S. A. & Passos, A. (2015). Team cohesion: A theoretical consideration of its reciprocal relationships within the team adaptation nomological network. In Salas, E., Vessey, W. B. & Estrado, A.(Eds.) Research on Managing Groups and Teams, Vol. 17, pp. 82-111, UK: Emerald Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-78560-283-2.

Verbos, A. K. & Kennedy, D. M. (2015). Cleaning our houses: Gender equity in business schools. In Flynn, P.M., Haynes, K., & Kilgour, M. (Eds.), Integrating Gender Equality into Management Education, PRME Book Series, 81-93. UK: Greenleaf Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78353-225-4.

McComb, S. A. & Kennedy, D. M. 2011. Facilitating effective mental model convergence: The interplay among the team’s task, mental model content, communication flow, and media. In E. Salas, S. Fiore, & M. Letsky (Eds.), Theories of Team Cognition: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, pp. 549-568. NY: Routledge.

Maynard, M. T. & Kennedy, D. M. (2016). Team adaptation and resilience: What do we know and what can be applied to long-duration isolated, confined, and extreme contexts. NASA Center for AeroSpace Information, NASA/TM-2016-218597. Available at this link:

Recipient, Friends of INGRoup 2014. The award recognizes a person 1) who has been a steadfast supporter of INGRoup; and 2) whose support has been critical to the growth and development of the organization.
Nominated, 2015 Women in Leadership Award, UW Bothell.
Nominated, 2014 Women in Leadership Award, UW Bothell.
Recipient, Community-Based Learning and Research Faculty Fellow from UW Bothell for “The T-E-N Project.” 2013-2014.
Recipient, Worthington Distinguished Scholar for “Examining Triggers and Trajectories: A Study of Healthcare Team Disruptions”, 2012-13.
Recipient, Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) Faculty Travel Grant, 2012-13.
Recipient, First Nations Scholarship Award for Conference Attendance Support, 2010.
Recipient, 2009 Dissertation Research Award by Division 49 (Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy) of the American Psychological Association (APA), May 2010.
Recipient, OBTS Teaching Society for Management Educators, New Teacher Development Fund for Conference Attendance Support, 2010.
Recipient, Isenberg Award for Academic Merit and Commitment to the Integration of Science, Engineering and Management, November, 2007.
Recipient, Diversity Fellowship of the African, Latino, Asian/ Pacific Islander & Native American Diversity and Opportunity Program, September, 2005.