D. Lynne Persing, 1953-2000
Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D., Graduate School of Management, University of Oregon

Major qualifying examination: Management (organizational behavior, organizational processes, and organizational theory)
Supporting qualifying examination: Human Resource Management (human resource strategy and management and industrial relations
Dissertation title: The Effect of Effort Allocation Information on Perceptions and Evaluations of Intellectual Workers
Dissertation committee: Dr. Richard M. Steers, Dr. Richard T. Mowday, Dr. Marianne J. Koch, and Dr. Marion S. Goldman

M.B.A., Graduate School of Management, University of Oregon

Major area: Organization and Management

B.A., College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oklahoma

Major area: Journalism (news-editorial sequence)

Selected Professional Work Experience

Chercheur Associe/Associate Research Professor, 1997-1999

ESC Recherche
Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Toulouse
20, boulevard Lascrosses-BP7010
31068 Toulouse Cedex 7
France

Alone and with colleagues, conducted research on the management of innovation, the temporal aspects of research and development, the role of risk in strategic decision making, and the relationship between team effectiveness and organizational effectiveness. Wrote, presented, and published refereed conceptual and empirical papers. Reviewed for academic journals and meetings. Participated in academic meetings as a board member, session chair, and session discussant. Engaged in other professional service activities.

Founder, Head, and Assistant Professor of Management, 1992-1997

Department of Management in Science and Technology
Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology, Portland, Oregon

Developed, founded, headed and earned accreditation for first Oregon Graduate Institute degree program in business administration, the 52-credit-hour M.S. in Management in Science and Technology.

Instructor/Graduate Teaching Fellow, 1981-1983 and 1987-1990

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Had sole responsibility for developing and teaching twelve sections of Management and Organizational Behavior and five sections of Human Resource Management, both junior-level management courses in the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business Administration.

Management and Marketing Consultant, 1984-1987 and 1995-1996

McKenzie InterMedia Group, Eugene, Oregon; D. Lynne Persing, M.B.A., Ph.D., Portland, Oregon

At McKenzie InterMedia Group, assisted small businesses with planning, marketing, accounting, and public relations. As independent consultant in Portland, conducted market research and developed two master's degree programs in business, one an M.S. in health-care administration and the other an M.B.A. with three areas of concentration, including technology management.

Program Management Analyst, 1976-1979

Northrup Systems Management Group, Washington D.C.

Managed contracts for the U.S. Armed Forces

Assistant Press Secretary, 1975-1976

Representative Jerry Litton, Washington, D.C.

Wrote press releases and speeches. Assisted with constituent relations efforts.

Refereed Papers and Publications

Persing, D. L. (1999). Managing in Polychronic Times: Exploring Individual Creativity and Performance in Intellectually Intensive Venues. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 14: 358-373.

Lam, L. W., Bischoff, S. J., Higgins, L. H., & Persing, D. L. 1999. Implementing Effective Cross-Functional Teams: A Multilevel Framework for Analysis. In W. A. Pasmore and R. W. Woodman (Eds.), Research in Organizational Change and Development, 12: 171-203.

Persing, D. L., Lacoste, D., & Lam, L. W. (1999, August). Are French Decision Makers Becoming Less Risk Averse? A Comparative Study of Risky Strategic Decisions in France and the U.S. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois.

Persing, D. L. (1999, March). Creative Work Without Creative License? The Effects of Temporal Allocation Information on Evaluations of Engineers and Their Projects. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Academy of Management, Redondo Beach, California.

Lam, L.W., Persing, D. L., Higgins, L. H., .Bischoff, S. J. (1998, March). Implementing Effective Cross-functional Teams: A Multi-level Framework for Analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Academy of Management, Portland, Oregon.

Persing, D. L. (1997). Commentary: Primary Rhythms, Information Processing and Planning: Toward a Strategic Temporal Technology. Technology Studies, 4: 45-51.

Persing, D. L. (1997). The Power of the Clock: Time-influenced Task Transitions at the Level of the Individual. Proceedings of The Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 5: 113-119.

Lam, L. W., Higgins, L. H., Persing, D. L., & Bischoff, S. J. (1996). Crossing Competitive Boundaries: Cross-functional Teams and Organizational Effectiveness. Proceedings of The Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 4: 169-177.

Persing, D. L. (1994, April). Women in Technology and Science: Changes and Challenges. Paper presented at the meeting of the Northwest Women's Studies Association, Tacoma, Washington.

Persing, D. L. (1993, November). Research Scientists and the Temporal Parameters of Intellectual Work. Paper presented at the annual meeting of The Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Denver, Colorado.

Persing, D. L. (1993). The Influence of Temporal Allocation Information on Perceptions of Software Engineers and Evaluations of Their Work. Technical Report OGI CID-093-011.

Persing, D. L. (1991, October). The Pitfalls of Managing Intellectual Work in Engineering and Technology. Paper presented at the Portland International Meeting on Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, Oregon.

Persing, D. L. (1991, April). The Effects of Class, Race, and Gender on Perceptions of Intellectual Work. Paper presented at the meeting of the Northwest Women's Studies Association, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.

Russell, J. S., Persing, D. L., Dunn, J. A., & Rankin, R. J. (1990). Focusing on the Selection Process: A Field Study of the Measures that Influence Selection Decisions. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 50: 901-913.

Russell, J.S., Persing, D. L., Dunn, J. A., & Rankin, R. J. (1988, August). A Field Study to Determine Which Predictors Influence Selection Decisions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California

Persing, D. L. (1983, March). An Exploratory Study of Organizational Responses to Bureaucratic Dysfunctions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Academy of Management, Santa Barbara, California.

Persing, D. L. (1978, December). The Need for Organizational Development Departments in Large Organizations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Business Communication Association, Atlanta, Georgia.

Refereed Panels, Symposia, and Caucuses

Persing, D. L., Lacoste, D., McMackin, J., Sanchez-Runde, C.. (1999). Organizer and chair of Research Methods Division pre-conference workshop titled "Conducting Research in Europe: Multiple Countries, Multiple Cultures, Multiple Challenges." Held at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois

Persing, D. L., & Lam, L. W. (1998). Organizer and co-chair of caucus titled "Expatriate Games: Building an Academic Life in a New Country." Held at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Diego, California.

Persing, D. L. (1994, March). Participant in symposium titled "Reverence for the History of Enquiry: The Wisdom of Looking Back Once in a While." Annual meeting of the Western Academy of Management, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Persing, D. L. (1993, March). Participant in symposium titled "Constructing the New Workforce: Convergent Relations for Divergent Roots." Annual meeting of the Western Academy of Management, San Jose, California.

Persing, D. L., & Miller, M. (1992, August). "Diversity Research in 1991: A Review of Five Journals." Presented as panelists in Workshop on Research on Diversity in Organizations: Current Trends and Future Directions. Annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Selected Professional Service

Manuscript reviewer, The Journal of Managerial Psychology, 1998. Dr. Allen Bluedorn, University of Missouri-Columbia, guest editor.

Session discussant, annual meeting of the Western Academy of Management, Portland, Oregon, 1998.

Editor, Western Academy of Management Newsletter, 1995-1997.

Reviewer and member, Western Academy of Management Paper Review Committee, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998

Member-at-large, Board of Governors, The Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 1993-present.

Member, Editorial Board, Competitiveness Review, 1993-1997. Dr. Ben L. Kedia, University of Memphis, editor.

Reviewer and member, The Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Paper Review Committee, 1994-1997.

Discussant and chair, various sessions annually, The Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 1993-1997.

Session moderator, annual meeting of the Western Academy of Management, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1996.

Paper reviewer, Technology and Innovation Management Division, Academy of Management, 1993-1995.

Session discussant and chair, Technology and Innovation Management Division, annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, 1995.

Session chair, annual meeting of the Western Academy of Management, San Diego, California, 1995.

Manuscript reviewer, Academy of Management Journal, 1994. Dr. Angelo DeNisi, Rutgers University, editor.

Manuscript reviewer, Time & Society, 1993. Dr. Joseph McGrath, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, co-editor.

Manuscript reviewer, Technology and Cross-National Challenges, Volume 5 of book series titled Studies in Technological Innovation and Human Resources, 1993. Dr. Urs E. Gattiker, The University of Lethbridge, editor.

Selected Awards and Honors

Service Award, 1997
The Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management

Doctoral and Junior Faculty Consortium, 1992
Western Academy of Management, Spokane, Washington

Center for the Study of Women in Society Travel Grant, 1991
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Doctoral Consortium, 1987
Academy of Management, New Orleans, Louisiana

Letseizer Award for Top Ten Senior Women, 1975
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Malvina Stephenson Political Journalism Fellowship, 1974-1975
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Cortez A. M. Ewing Public Service Fellowship, 1974
Washington, D. C.

William T. Eaton Journalism Scholarship, 1973-1974
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

John Roberts Award for Excellence in Leadership and Scholarship, 1972
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

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DGN, June 12, 2003