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Bio: 
Michael Palanski is an Associate Professor in Management and Zutes Faculty Fellow, teaching Organizational Behavior, Leadership, and Business Ethics for undergraduate, graduate, and executive students. He is also the program director for Management and International Business. He holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Leadership from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He also holds a Master's Degree in Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary and a B.S. in Business Economics from Grove City College.

Palanski's research interests focus on leader development and the effects of leading in multiple domains: at work, in the community, and with friends and family. Prior to becoming a professor, he was a retail product manager and an online banking specialist. An avid sports fan, he enjoys interacting with students both in and out of the classroom.
Education: 
  • Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior/Leadership from SUNY Binghamton, 2007
  • M.A. in Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary, 2003
  • B.S. in Business Economics from Grove City College, 1997
Experience: 
  • Assistant Professor | Purdue University Calumet | 2008-2009
  • Visiting Instructor | RIT | 2007-2008
  • Instructor | SUNY at Binghamton | 2004-2007
  • Online Banking Specialist | Commerce Bank | 2003-2004
  • HR Specialist | May Dept. Stores | 2000-2001
  • Asst. Market Rep. | May Dept. Stores | 1999-2000
  • Asst. Buyer | Kaufmann's Dept. Stores | 1997-1999
Expertise: 
  • Business ethics
  • Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Organizational behavior
Memberships: 
  • Southern Management Association
  • Erie Canal Applied Psychologists Network
  • Academy of Management
Awards: 
  • The Leadership Quarterly - - 2013
  • Zutes Faculty Fellow, RIT - - 2011
  • Binghamton University Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award , SUNY at Binghamton - - 2006
Chapters: 
  • Palanski, M. (2017). Leadership Integrity. Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics. Springer.
  • Eubanks, D., Palanski, M., Swart, J., Hammond, M., & Oguntebi, J. (2013). Time to create: Pathways to earlier and later creative discoveries in Nobel Prize winners.. Creativity and Leadership in Science, Technology, and Innovation. Routledge.
Journals: 
  • Palanski, M., Vogelgesang Lester, G., Hammond, M., & Clapp-Smith, R. (2017). Multi-Domain Leadership: A whole person approach to leading in the workplace...and beyond. Organizational Dynamics.
  • Hammond, M., Clapp-Smith, R., & Palanski, M. (2017). Beyond (just) the workplace: A theory of leadership development across multiple domains.. Academy of Management Review.
  • Palanski, M., Vogelgesang Lester, G., Clapp-Smith, R., & Hammond, M. (2016). An enrichment/impairment perspective on leading in multiple domains: The impact on leader/follower well-being and stress.. Research in Organizational Stress and Well Being.
  • Eubanks, D., Palanski, M., Olabisi, J., Joinson, A., & Dove, J. (2016). Team dynamics in virtual, partially distributed teams: Optimal role fulfillment.. Computers in Human Behavior.
  • Palanski, M., Cullen, K., Gentry, W., & Nichols, C. (2015). Virtuous Leadership: Exploring the Effects of Leader Courage and Behavioral Integrity on Leader Performance and Image. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Bull Schaefer, R., & Palanski, M. (2014). Emotional Contagion at Work: An In-Class Experiential Activity. Journal of Management Education, 38, 533-559.
  • Eubanks, D., Palanski, M., Hammond, M., Olabisi, J., & Swart, J. (2014). Creativity in Early and Established Career: Insights into Multi-Level Drivers from Nobel Prize Winners. Journal of Creative Behavior.
  • Palanski, M., Avey, J., & Jiraporn, N. (2013). The Effects of Ethical Leadership and Abusive Supervision on Job Search Behaviors in the Turnover Process. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Simons, T., Palanski, M., & Trevino, L. (2013). Toward a broader - but still rigorous - definition of leader integrity: Commentary. Leadership Quarterly.
  • Avey, J., Wernsing, T., & Palanski, M. (2012). Exploring the process of ethical leadership: The mediating role of employee voice and psychological ownership.. Journal of Business Ethics, 107, 21-34.
  • Leroy, H., Palanski, M., & Simons, T. (2012). Authentic leadership and behavioral integrity as drivers of follower commitment and performance.. Journal of Business Ethics, 107, 255-264.
  • Palanski, M. (2012). Forgiveness and reconciliation in the workplace: A multi-level perspective and research agenda.. Journal of Business Ethics (109), 275-287..
  • Palanski, M., & Yammarino, F. (2011). Impact of behavioral integrity on follower job performance: A three-study examination.. Leadership Quarterly (22), 765-786.
  • Palanski, M., & Vogegesang, G. (2011). The effects of leader behavioural integrity on creative thinking and risk taking... Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (28), 259-269.
  • Clarcq, J., DeMartino, R., & Palanski, M. (2011). George C. Marshall: An enduring model of leadership effectiveness.. Journal of Character and Leadership Integration (2), 17-34.
  • Avey, J., Palanski, M., & Walumbwa, F. (2011). When leadership goes unnoticed: The moderating role of follower self-esteem on the relationship between ethical leadership and follower behaviors.. Journal of Business Ethics (98), 573-582.
  • Palanski, M., Kahai, S., & Yammarino, F. (2011). Team virtues and performance: An examination of transparency, behavioral integrity, and trust.. Journal of Business Ethics (99), 201-216.
  • Markham, S., Yammarino, F., Murray, W., & Palanski, M. (2010). Leader-member exchange, shared values, and performance: What matters are agreement and levels of analysis.. Leadership Quarterly, 21, 469-480.
  • Palanski, M., & Yammarino, F. (2009). Integrity and leadership: A multi-level conceptual model. Leadership Quarterly, 20, 405-420.
  • Palanski, M., & Yammarino, F. (2007). Integrity and Leadership: Clearing the Conceptual Confusion. European Management Journal, 25, 171-184.
Presentations: 
  • Palanski, M., Clay, D., Hammond, M., Clapp-Smith, R., Vogelgesang & Lester, G. (2017). Leader Behavioral Integrity and Effectiveness: A Multi-Domain Investigation. European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology.
  • Hammond, M., Clapp-Smith, R., & Palanski, M. (2016). A theory of leader development across multiple domains. Academy of Management, Annual Meeting.
  • Palanski, M., Vogelgesang Lester, G., Hammond, M., Clapp-Smith, R., & Palanski, M. (2015). Leader identity across domains: Exploring self-other agreement at work, at home, and in community organizations.. European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology.
  • Palanski, M., Babik, D., & Ford, E. (2014). Mobius SLIP: Anonymous, peer-reviewed writing.. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference.
  • Hammond, M., Clapp-Smith, R., & Palanski, M. (2014). An exploration of multi-domain leadership.. Academy of Management Meeting-August.
  • Avey, J., Mayer, D., Simons, T., & Palanski, M. (2014). What happens to employee behavior when ethical leaders do not practice what they preach?. Academy of Management Meeting-August.
  • Dineen, L., Hammond, M., Palanski, M., & Clapp-Smith, R. (2014). The leader I see versus the leader you see: The relationship between self-other agreement of leadership identity and leadership outcomes.. Irish Academy of Management.
  • Palanski, M., Cullen, K., Gentry, W., & Bruha, C. (2013). Is Behavioral Integrity an Antecedent to Leader Courage?. Academy of Management, Annual Meeting.
  • Bull Schaefer, R., & Palanski, M. (2012). Emotions at work. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference.
  • Palanski, M., Eubanks, D., Oguntebi, J., Joinson, A., & Dove, J. (2012). The emergence of leadership and team roles in a virtual environment: An invesitgation of teams seperated by The Pond. Southern Management Association.
  • Palanski, M. (2011). Forgiveness and reconciliation as responses to interpersonal conflict in the workplace: A multi-level perspective and research agenda.. Southern Management Association.
  • Palanski, M., Avey, J., & Wernsing, T. (2011). Exploring the process of ethical leadership: The mediating role of employee voice and ownership. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Palanski, M., Avey, J., & Walumbwa, F. (2010). When leadership goes unnoticed: The moderating role of follower self-esteem on the relationship between ethical leadership and follower behaviors.. Academy of Management conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Palanski, M., Eubanks, D., Swart, J., Hammond, M., & Oguntebi, J. (2010). Stars of creativity: An investigation of multi-level processes.. Creativity and Leadership in Science, Technology, and Innovation Workshop, Gothenberg, Sweden..
  • Palanski, M., Avey, J., & Jiraporn, N. (2010). The effects of ethical leadership and abusive supervision on job search behaviors in the turnover process.. Southern Management Association.
  • Palanski, M., Kahai, S., & Yammarino, F. (2010). Team virtues and performance: An examination of transparency, behavioral integrity, and trust.. Southern Management Association.
  • Palanski, M., & Vogelgesang, G. (2009). The effects of leader behavioral integrity on follower creativity.. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
  • Palanski, M., & Yammarino, F. (2009). WHEN BEHAVIORAL INTEGRITY HURTS: THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF BEHAVIORAL INTEGRITY ON LEADER JOB PERFORMANCE. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Palanski, M. (2008). Development of the Behavioral Frequency Integrity Scale as an alternative method for measuring behavioral integrity.. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Palanski, M. (2008). Need for integration as an alternative way of thinking about spiritual leadership.. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Palanski, M., & Knerr, C. (2007). Moral inversion and the rise of the â¬Sismsâ¬�.. Vision and Values, Grove City College.
  • Palanski, M., & Douglas, S. (2007). Responses to interpersonal conflict in the workplace: Revenge, forgiveness and reconciliation from a dyadic perspective. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Palanski, M., & Jiraporn, N. (2007). The application of intuitive and utility-based decision making in the voluntary turnover process. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Palanski, M. (2006). Integrity: Clearing the conceptual confusion. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Palanski, M., & Carroll, E. (2006). The role of behavioral integrity as an antecedent to leader emergence. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Palanski, M., & Jaussi, K. (2006). Turnover in high-performing employees: Do antecedents depend on age?. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Research Grants: 
  • 2012: Palanski, M., Leadership Development. $25K application in conjunction with Leadership Institute. Approximately $5,000 is for further development of Easy360 survey platform<br />.
  • 2012: Palanski, M., Development for Easy360 - $5,000. Development funds for Easy360 Survey Platform<br />.
Working Paper: 
  • 2015: Palanski, M., Vogelesang Lester, G., Clapp-Smith, R., & Hammond, M., The leader I see versus the leader you see: Congruence in ratings of leader identity across multiple domains.
  • 2013: Avey, J., Mayer, D., Simons, T., & Palanski, M., What Happens When Ethical Leaders Do Not Practice What They Preach? The Moderating Role of Behavioral Integrity.

Michael E. Palanski, Ph.D.

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