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

Behavioral operations, groups and teams, project management

Operations and Project Management
Resource Planning
Business Statistics
Project Management

Kennedy, D. M., Sommer, S. A., & Nguyen, P. A. (2017). Optimizing multi-team system behaviors: Insights from modeling team communication. European Journal of Operational Research, 258, 264-278.

Tierney, W., Schweinsberg, M., Jordan, J., Kennedy, D. M. [and 79 others]. (2016). Data from a pre-publication independent replication initiative examining ten moral judgement effects. Acceptance at Scientific Data, Vol. 3, article number 160082.

Knight, A., Kennedy, D. M. & McComb, S. A. (2016). Using recurrence analysis to examine group dynamics. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 20(3), 223-241.

Schweinsberg, M., Madan, N., Vianello, M.[and 79 others, including Kennedy, D. M.] (2016). The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory’s research pipeline. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 66, 55-67. DOI: 10.1016/j.jesp.2015.10.001.

Kennedy, D. M., Landon, L. B. & Maynard, M. T. (2016). Extending the conversation: Employee resilience at the team level. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 9(2), 466-475. DOI: 10/1017/iop.2016.41.

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.

Kennedy, D. M. & Maynard, M. T. (2017). It’s about time: Temporal considerations of team adaptation. In Salas, E. (Ed.) Research on Managing Groups and Teams (Vol 18). UK: Emerald Publishing.

Kennedy, D. M. & McComb, S. A. Simulation and virtual experimentation. (2017). In Pilny, A. & Poole, M. S. (Eds.) pp. 181-206. Group processes: Data-driven computational approaches. Computational Social Science series. NY: Springer Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-48941-4.

Kennedy, D. M., Bill, D., Meares, R. & Braine, R. (2017). Service Management for Native American Customers. In Kennedy, D. M., Harrington, C., Verbos, A. K., Stewart, D., Gladstone, J. & Clarkson, G. (Eds.), American Indian Business. WA: University of Washington Press.

Claw, C., Kennedy, D. M., Pembleton, D. A. (2017). Business case examined through an Indigenous lens. In Verbos, A. K., Henry, E., & Peredo, A. M. (Eds.) Indigenous Aspirations and Rights: The Case for Responsible Business and Management. UK: Greenleaf Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78353039902.

Verbos, A. K. & Kennedy, D. M., Claw, C. (2016). Native American values applied to leadership and business ethics education. In Rosile, G. A. (Ed.) pp. 111-123. Tribal Wisdom for Business Ethics. Emerald Publishing. ISBN: 9781786352880.

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.

Kennedy, D. M., Harrington, C., Verbos, A. K., Stewart, D., Gladstone, J. and Clarkson, G. (Eds.) (2017). American Indian Business. University of Washington Press: Washington.

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.


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