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Mark O'Donnell, PhD


  • Ph.D., Organizational Studies (Organizational Behavior and Leadership), University at Albany, SUNY
  • MBA, York College of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor's Degree, Management, York College of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

  • Effective leadership behaviors
  • Development of high-quality relationships between leaders and their followers
  • Employee motivation and commitment
  • Employee well-being
  • Workspace design

Recent Publications

  • O'Donnell, M., Ruth-Sahd, L., & Mayfield, C. (2019, July 18). An expanded holistic model of healthy workplace practices. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 27(5), 1542-1561. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOA-02-2019-1647
  • Andre, S. M., Lam, M., & O'Donnell, M. (2016, July 1). Budgetary slack: Exploring the effect of different types, directions, and repeated attempts of influence tactics on padding a budget. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 20(3), 147-166.
  • Lam, M., O'Donnell, M., & Robertson, D. (2015, February 2). Achieving employee commitment for continuous improvement initiatives. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 35(2), 201-215. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOPM-03-2013-0134
  • O'Donnell, M., Yukl, G., & Taber, T. (2012, February 10). Leader behavior and LMX: a constructive replication. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 27(2), 143-154. https://doi.org/10.1108/02683941211199545
  • Yukl, G., O'Donnell, M., & Taber, T. (2009, May 1). Influence of leader behaviors on the leader‐member exchange relationship. Journal of managerial psychology, 24(4), 289-299. https://doi.org/10.1108/02683940910952697