Ken Mullane


Professional Details

Title Assistant Professor
Department Management
Office Classroom Building 105
Phone 978.542.2989
Email ken.mullane@salemstate.edu

Recent and Upcoming Courses

BUS 170 Introduction to Business
BUS 603H Business Honors Thesis
MGT 231 Management Theory and Practice
MGT 332 Organizational Behavior
MGT 349 Management of Diversity
MGT 415 Employee Training and Development in Organizations
MGT 475 Interpersonal Relations for Managers
MGT 485 Internship in Management
MGT 800 Managing Human Performance in Organizations

Professional Biography

  • 2017-Present  Assistant Professor, Management Department, Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University
    • ACUE Certified in Effective College Instruction (2018)
  • 2018 Recipient of International MOBTS "Top Reviewers' Choice Session" Award
  • 2017  PhD Business (Organizational Behavior), Bentley University
  • 2016-2017  Instructor, Management Department, Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University
    • Nominated for Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 2013-2015  Adjunct Professor, Management Department, Bentley University

Professional Interests

Virtual Teams, Motivation, Ethical Climate, Trust, Group Properties

Responsibilities

  • 2018-Present  Delta Mu Delta Committee Member
  • 2018-Present  Management & Org. Behavior Teaching Conference (MOBTC) Reviewer
  • 2015-Present  Management & Org. Behavior Teaching Society (MOBTS) Member
  • 2013-Present  Academy of Management Member
  • 2018 Ad-hoc Reviewer (Roethlisberger Award - MOBTS)

Selected Publications

  • Leung, O., Mullane, K., Larson, B. (2017).  Tools for teaching virtual teams: A comparative resource review. Management Teaching Review, 2(4), 333-347.
  • Mullane, K., Brown, J., Furst-Holloway, S., & Stewart, M., M.  (2017).  What to do amid virtual team disruption? Ethical climate and trust as determinants of virtual team member effort.  Dissertation, Bentley University.

Selected Presentations

  • O’Connor C., Mullane, K., & Luethge, D.J.  (2018).  Global virtual teams: Best practices for Management education.  Presented at International Academy of Management and Business (IAMB), Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Mullane, K.  (2018). Revisiting a classic: How to use positive and negative reinforcement to demonstrate the relationship between performance and reward. Presented at International Management & Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland.
  • Mullane, K.  (2018). How to hook your OB students early with a “What’s in it for me?” opener. Presented at Management & Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Conway, SC.
  • Mullane, K., Brown, J., Furst-Holloway, S., & Stewart, M.  (2017).  What to do amid disruption? Ethical climate and trust as determinants of virtual team member effort.  Presented at Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Leung, O., Mullane, K., Fisher, H., & Larson, B. (2016). Preparing students for virtual teams - the use of virtual tools in the management classroom. Presented at Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, North Canton, OH.
  • Mullane, K. (2015, March 25). How technology is changing the way teams work. Retrieved from http://www.bentley.edu/prepared/how-you-can-prepare-be-part-virtual-team, as part of Bentley University’s “PreparedU” Project.
  • Mullane, K., Brown, J., Furst-Holloway, S., & Stewart, M., M. (2015). Ethical climate and trust as determinants of virtual team member effort and performance. Accepted for paper development session at Academy of Management’s Professional Development Workshop on "Trust between Individuals and Organizations”, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Leung, O., Adams, S., Mullane, K., & Junaid, N. (2012). “Stop the Weather Reports” (video case finalist), Academy of Management International Online Teaching Resource Library.