2017 - 2018 GLAC News

New Publications

Journal article by B. Sebastian Reich, Allan Bird, Mark E. Mendenhall, and Joyce S. Osland (2017). Contextualizing leadership: a typology of global leadership roles, Journal of International Business Studies, Volume 48, Issue 5, pp 552-572.





Book edited by Joyce S. Osland, Ming Li, and Mark E. Mendenhall (2017). Advances in Global Leadership Vol. 10. West Yorkshire, England: Emerald Publishing.







Book edited by Mark E. MendenhallJoyce OslandAllan BirdGary R. OddouMichael J. StevensMartha Maznevski, and Günter K. Stahl (2018). Global leadership: Research, practice, and development (3rd Edition). New York, NY: Routledge.







Hosted and organized Silicon Valley Social Innovation Leadership Forum, “Big Data for Social Good”, held in February at the SJSU Lucas Business Center. More than 50 business leaders and SJSU graduate students participated at the forum. 

In March, GLAC hosted the annual German Week. MBA students from Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany, joined 30 SJSU MBA students for an intense week of GLLab; HR Shadow Day at Applied Materials, Cisco, and Target; visits to the Intel Museum and Apple Visitors Center; and alumni bowling night. Visiting German profs, Dr. Juergen Deters and Dr. Volker Steif, and US profs, Dr. Grace Guo and Dr. Davina Vora observed.

GLAC staff manned a table April 5 at the annual HR Symposium. Visitors learned about the Certificate in Advanced Global Leadership for HRM professionals seeking professional development and SHRM recertification.

Fall and spring semesters, GLAC held one-day Gateway Workshops for 30+ undergraduate students planning to study abroad or enter the Global Leadership Passport Program.


GLAC Best Global Research Awards

Each year, an external panel of global leadership scholars and editors collect and evaluate recently published articles and books and select what they consider the “best” contributions to the field.

For 2017, the panel selected the book, Developing Global Leadership Competencies: A Process Model, in Advances in Global Leadership, Volume 10, and Contextualizing Global Leadership: A Typological Theory, an article published in The Journal of International Business Studies. Six contributing writers received awards.

Please visit the Research Awards page to learn more