School of Business Faculty

Deanna M. Kennedy, Ph.D.

EDUCATION
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

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Project Management, Groups and Teams, Operations Management

TEACHING at UWB
Undergraduate
Operations and Project Management
Retail Operations and Supply Chain Management
Graduate
Quantitative Methods and Business Statistics

SELECTED RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
Maynard, M.T., Kennedy, D.M. & Sommer, S.A. (Forthcoming). 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. doi: 10.1080/1359432X.2014.1001376

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.

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.

BOOK CHAPTERS
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.

HONORS AND AWARDS
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.