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Prof. Mary Uhl-Bien Texas Christian University, USA

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Biography

Mary Uhl-Bien is BNSF Endowed Professor of Leadership at the TCU Neeley School of Business in Texas. Previously she held the Howard Hawks Chair in Business Ethics and Leadership at the University of Nebraska. She has also been a Visiting Scholar in Sweden, Spain, Portugal and Australia. Prof. Uhl-Bien’s research... read moreon complexity leadership, relational leadership, and followership has appeared in leading journals, and her papers on complexity leadership theory and followership theory have been recognized with best paper awards. She has conducted research in partnership with Lockheed Martin, Bank of America, Disney, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Stryker, and the U.S. Air Force Academy. She is a founder of the Network of Leadership Scholars (NLS) in the Academy of Management, and is currently Program Chair for the OB Division in the Academy. She is active in executive education nationally and internationally, teaching for the Brookings Institute, the Gallup Organization, and universities in both the U.S. and Europe. She served as the executive consultant for State Farm Insurance Co. from 1998-2004. She participated in a Fulbright-Hays grant to Mexico during the summer of 2003, trained Russian businesspeople for the American Russian Center at the University of Alaska Anchorage from 1993-1996 and worked on a USAID grant at the Magadan Pedagogical Institute in Magadan, Russia from 1995-1996.