Judith Weisinger Mills College

Education | Courses Taught | Professional Experience | Research and Scholarship | Presentations | Service | Awards | Professional Development| Executive Education and Consulting

Education
  • PhD, Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1996
  • MBA, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1989
  • BA, Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1984
Courses Taught
  • MGMT 234: Human Resources Management
  • MGMT 244: Leadership and Ethics
Professional Experience

Mills College, Associate Professor of Business, Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business, 2013-present

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, Academic Visitor, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (2008-2009 sabbatical); College of Business Administration, Management Department, Associate Professor (August 2002-June 2013)

Northeastern University, Boston, MA, College of Business Administration, Human Resource Management Group, Assistant Professor (September 1995-June 2002)

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Weatherhead School of Management, Dept. of Labor and Human Resource Policy, Doctoral Candidate/Instructor (Jan 1992-June 1995)

University of Houston, Madrid Business School, Madrid, Spain, Instructor (September-December 1993)

Research and Scholarship

Works in Progress

J. Wade-Berg, J. Weisinger and A. Hicks-Coolick, “Cultural Competency in Nonprofit Management Education,” in final editing for submission to the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Learning, November 2012.

J. Wade-Berg and J. Weisinger, “Mapping Diversity KSAs in Graduate Nonprofit Management Programs,” a comprehensive review of diversity and inclusion in graduate nonprofit managementdegree programs, under development for submission to Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

M. Mendez-Rodriguez, “Collective Leadership in the 15M Movement in Spain,” under development for the annual conference of the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 2014.

S. Kumar and J. Weisinger, and K. Blackmon,, “Invisibility and Inaudibility in Organizations,” manuscript under development for the Journal of Management Studies.

A. Berlan and J. Weisinger, “Liminality and the Academic Career,” manuscript under development.

J. Massoud, P. Benson and J. Weisinger, “Aligning CSR and Recruitment: A Job Advertisement Perspective,” based on paper (by J. Massoud and P. Benson) presented at the 2007 European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management Meeting (EIASM), Brussels, Belgium.

Refereed Journal Publications

Y. Perera, G. Gomez, J. Weisinger and D. Tobey, “The Role of Social Capital in the Growth and Innovation of Immigrant-Founded Enterprises,” forthcoming in the International Journal of Innovation and Learning, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2013.

C. Chavez and J. Weisinger, “Beyond Diversity Training: A Social Infusion for Diversity Inclusion,” Human Resource Management, Special Issue on Breaking Barriers in Organizations: For the Purpose of Inclusiveness, 47(2), Summer 2008, 331-350.

J. Weisinger and P. Salipante, “An Expanded Theory of Pluralistic Interactions in Voluntary Nonprofit Organizations,” Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 18(2), Winter 2007, 157-173.

B. F. Daily, J. Y. Weisinger, N. Holman and N. Govindarajulu, “The Deming framework as context for exploring cost of quality in arts and cultural organizations,” in the International Journal of Services and Standards, 2(4), 2006, 349-367.

J. Weisinger and J. Black, “Strategic Competence and Social Capital,” Irish Journal of Management, Special Issue on Best Papers from 2005 Irish Academy of Management Conference, September 2006, 145-170.

J. Weisinger, B. Daily and N. Holman, “An Exploratory Study of the Cost of Quality in Arts and Cultural Organizations,” Journal of Managerial Issues, Spring 2006, 18(1).

J. Weisinger and P. Salipante, “A Grounded Theory for Building Ethnically Bridging Social Capital in Voluntary Organizations," Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 34(1), March 2005, 29-55.

J. Weisinger and E. Trauth, “The Importance of Situating Culture in Cross-Cultural IT Management,” in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Special Issue on Cultural Issues and IT Management, February 2003, 50(1).

J. Weisinger and E. Trauth, “Situating Culture in the Global Information Sector,” Information Technology and People, 15(4), December 2002, 306-320.

R. André and J. Weisinger, “A National Longitudinal Analysis of Women’s Representation in Private Sector Economic Development Organizations,” Economic Development Quarterly, 15(1), February 2001, 71-77.

J. Weisinger, “A Review Essay on Web-Based Diversity Resources for Learning and Teaching Cultural Competence,” Journal of Public Affairs Education, 7 (1), January 2001, 41-47.

J. Weisinger and P. Salipante, "Cultural Knowing As Practicing: Extending our Conceptions of Culture," Journal of Management Inquiry, 9(4), December 2000, 376-390.

R. André and J. Weisinger, “Representation of Women Executives in Economic Development Organizations: A Longitudinal Analysis in the South,” Southern Business Review, 25(2), June 2000, 20-27.

R. André and J. Weisinger, “Representation of Women Executives in Economic Development Organizations: A Longitudinal Analysis in Eight States,” Midwestern Business and Economic Review, 26 (Fall, 1998), 29-34.

J. Weisinger and P. Salipante, "Toward a Method of Exposing Hidden Assumptions in Multicultural Conflict," International Journal of Conflict Management, Special Issue on Multiculturalism in Organizations, 1995, 6(2), 147-170.

Editorially Reviewed Journal Publications

J. Weisinger, “What Diversity Means,” New Mexico Business Outlook, College of Business, New Mexico State University, September (Pt. 1) and October (Pt. 2), 2007.

J. Weisinger, “A Contemporary View of Diversity: Representational vs. Pluralistic,” New Mexico Business Outlook, College of Business, New Mexico State University, July 2005.

J. Weisinger, “New Mexico and the Entrepreneurial Workforce,” New Mexico Business Outlook, College of Business, New Mexico State University, March 2004.

R. André and J. Weisinger, “The Role of Women Executives in Economic Development Organizations in Mid-America: 1988-1998,” Kansas Business and Economic Review, 24 (1), Spring 2001, 25-29.

Invited Book Chapters

J. Weisinger, “Traversing the Societal-Organizational Cultural Divide: Social Capital and Organizational Diversity in the United States and the European Union,” in Emerging Themes in International Management of Human Resources, Philip G. Benson and Daniel J. Svyantek (Eds). Information Age Publishing: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

Published Reports

A. Popp, K. Martin, R. Peterson, E. Scribner, and J. Weisinger, “Growing an Entrepreneurial Economy: Small and Emerging Business in New Mexico,” Background Report for the New Mexico First Town Hall, April 2004, Las Cruces, NM.

J. Weisinger, Diversity and Social Capital in Nonprofit Organizations, Grant Report for William Diaz Fellowship, Nonprofit Academic Centers Council, Fall 2005.

Dissertation

J. Weisinger, Conceptualizing Cross-Cultural Understanding: A Grounded Theory Approach, Case Western Reserve University, UMI #9723534, 1996.

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Presentations

Proceedings (Refereed Conference Submissions)

M. Cast, J. Weisinger and P. Benson, “The evolution of devolution: Synthesis, suggestions, and implications,” under review for the Western Academy of Management 2013 Conference, Santa Fe, NM. (Targeted journal: Journal of Management Inquiry)

J. Weisinger, “Framing Diversity and Equality: Consensus and Tensions,” paper presented for the presented National Council on Voluntary Organizations/Voluntary Sector Studies Network conference on Researching the Voluntary Sector, September 2009, Warwick University, Coventry, England.

Y. Perera and J. Weisinger, “Social Capital and Organizations: Emergent Areas and Key Issues,” in the Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA, March 2007.

J. Weisinger and J. Black, “Strategic Competence and Social Capital,” in the Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the Irish Academy of Management, Galway, Ireland, September 2005.

P. Salipante and J. Weisinger, “Diversity and Collective Action: Empirical Results from a Voluntary Association in Two Integrated Communities,” in the Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Los Angeles, November 2004.

J. Weisinger and P. Salipante, “Recategorization as a Process for Effective Interactions among Diverse Members in Nonprofit Organizations,” in the Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), New Orleans, November 2000.

J. Weisinger, “Deconstructing the Quest for the Best: The Many Stories Behind the “100 Best Companies to Work For,” in the Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Organizational Discourse: Word-views, Work-views and World-views, The Management Centre, King’s College, London, England, July 2000.

J. Weisinger and P. Salipante, “A Model of Achieving Diversity in Nonprofit Organizations,” in the Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Indianapolis, Indiana, November 1999.

J. Weisinger, "From Contact to Context: Rethinking Intercultural Group Effectiveness, in the Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of Management International Conference-Managing in a Global Economy, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1999.

J. Weisinger, “Exploring the Potential of Focus Groups for Enhancing Effectiveness in Cross-Cultural Settings,” in the Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on International Human Resource Management, Paderborn, Germany, June 1998.

P. Salipante and J. Weisinger, "The Challenge of Achieving Pluralism in a Leading Nonprofit Organization," in the Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Indianapolis, Indiana, December 1997.

J. Y. Weisinger, "A Social Constructionist Examination of Cross-Cultural Understanding in Technically-Oriented International Joint Ventures,” in T. Khalil and B. Bayraktar (eds.), Management of Technology IV: The Creation of Wealth, Vol. 1, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Management of Technology. Miami, Florida, February 1994.

Conference Presentations

Y. Perera and J. Weisinger, Nonprofit Organizations and Business Ventures: A Multicase Study Examining the Balance between Social Mission and Business Goals, presented at the 10th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR), Sienna, Italy, July 2013. (Under review for Working Paper Series.)

J. Weisinger, Diversity and Equality: Consensus and Tensions, presented at the 10th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR), Sienna, Italy, July 2013.

Session Co-Organizer and Chair, “Why Diversity? Better Research, Better Teaching, Better Practice” for the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), November 2011, Toronto, CA.

J. Wade-Berg, A. Hicks-Cooley, P. Rogers and J. Weisinger, Think Tank Session, “How should nonprofit academic programs design their curriculums to teach and integrate concepts related to cultural competency and inclusion?” Under review for the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council’s (NACC) Benchmark 3.5 Conference on the development of nonprofit/governmental management, voluntarism, and philanthropy as a field of study in higher education (March 2011).

J. Wade-Berg and J. Weisinger, “A Closer Review of Diversity in the Nonprofit Management Education: Mapping NACC Curricula Guidelines to Diversity,” accepted for the panel presentation on “Delving Deeper into Nonprofit Education Curricula: Mapping Diversity, Experiential Education, and Nonprofit Management Education against Nonprofit Academic Centers Council Curriculum Guidelines, Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Alexandria, VA, 2010.

J. Weisinger, “Conceptualizing Diversity for a New Century,” paper presented for the Irish Academy of Management Conference, Dublin, September 2008.

D. Mesch, M. Tschirhart, L. St. Clair, L, Watkins and J. Weisinger, “Diversity Issues in the Nonprofit Sector,” panel presentation for the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), 2007.

J. Weisinger, “Traversing the Societal-Organizational Cultural Divide: Social Capital and Organizational Diversity in the United States and in the European Union,” accepted for presentation at the 9th International Human Resource Management Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, June 2007.

P. Benson, J. Weisinger, "On the Folly of Rewarding A While Hoping for A: Academic Organizations as Models of Dysfunctional Administration and Thinking," presented at the Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference, Cork, Ireland, September 2006.

J. Weisinger, “Understanding the Meaning of Diversity in a Nonprofit Organization,” The David Stevenson and William Diaz Honorary Fellows Panel, Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Washington, DC, November 2005.

P. Salipante and J. Weisinger, “Diversity or Pluralism: Pitfalls and Promising Prospects for Voluntary Associations,” paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Washington, DC, November 2005.

J. Weisinger, “Social Capital in Voluntary Nonprofit Organizations,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest Academy of Management, Dallas, Texas, March 2005.

N. Holman, B. Daily and J. Weisinger, “Mission, Strategy and the Cost of Quality in Nonprofit Cultural and Arts Organizations,” paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Seattle WA, 2003.

J. Weisinger, “Redefining the ‘culture’ in cross-cultural management,” paper presented at the Ninth Annual International Conference on Advances in Management, Needham, MA, July 2002.

J. Weisinger, "Using Focus Groups for Cross-Cultural Research,” paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Research Methods Division, Chicago, IL, August 1999.

J. Fletcher and J. Weisinger, “What’s Work Got To Do With It? Curricular Issues In Integrating Co-Op and Classroom Learning,” presentation for the Cooperative Education Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, March 1998.

J. Weisinger, “The Development of the Scenario Methodology for Studying Cross-Cultural Conflict: Lessons from a Study of Japanese-U.S. Joint Ventures,” paper presented for the Young Scholars Panel, Association of Japanese Business Studies Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., June 1997.

E. F. Freeman, P. F. Salipante, J. Y. Weisinger, and P. Srikantia, "Balancing Traditionality and Change in Minority Network Development: In-Reach and Outreach Strategies,” paper presented (by E. Freeman) at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, August 1995

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Other Scholarly Activity

Co-Organizer, “Research, Pedagogy, and Other Institutional Practices: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Diversity in Higher Education,” March 8-9, 2012, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. Co-Editor, published volume of selected papers (TBD)

Panel Chair, “Board Performance: Effective, Turnover, Diversity,” the Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Chicago, IL, November 2006.

Panelist, Caucus on Social Entrepreneurship, Public and Nonprofit Division, Academy of Management Annual Conference, August 2006, Atlanta, GA.

Panelist, “Diversity and Inclusion–Issues of Workforce and Nonprofit Education,” Benchmark3 Conference on Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, March 2006.

Invited Participant, Planning Meeting for the Benchmark 3 Conference on Nonprofit Studies and Philanthropy, Indianapolis, Indiana, Fall 2004.

G. A. Rosile and J. Weisinger, “What if democracy is a gift we give each other?” Poster presentation at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Management, 2003.

J. Weisinger, “Diversity and Fair Employment in the European Union,” paper proposal accepted for presentation at the IV International Workshop on Human Resource Management, University of Cadiz, Spain, May 2003.

Working Papers Series

J. Weisinger and E. Trauth. “Situated culture in the global information sector,” Working Paper #2, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University, 2001.

J. Weisinger and E. Trauth. “The Importance of Situating Culture in Cross-Cultural IT Management,” Working Paper #3, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University, 2001.

J. Weisinger and P. Salipante, "The Challenge of Achieving Pluralism: A Two-Pronged Approach for Values-Driven Organizations," Working Paper # 256, Program on Non-Profit Organizations, Yale University, April 1999.

Research Workshops/Seminars Presented

October 2010. Panelist, “Diversity Across the Curriculum,” New Mexico State University Teaching Academy April 2006. Presented a qualitative analysis software demonstration of QSR Inc.’s NVivo for doctoral students and faculty researchers.

February 2006. Co-presented, “Working with Graduate Student Employees” for the New Mexico State University Teaching Academy.

December 2003. Co-presented “Recategorization and Relational Skill Development,” Labor and Human Resource Policy Department Workshop, Case Western Reserve University.

Service

Selected Professional Service

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

    Co-editor, Nonprofit and Voluntary Quarterly Special Issue on Diversity (publication in 2014).
    Co-Organizer, Pre-Conference Professional Development Workshop for Diversity Leaders and Scholars, funded by ARNOVA and the Kresge Foundation, November 2010-present.
    Diversity Committee, Sep 2008-present
    Board of Directors, 2005-2007
    Strategic Planning Committee, 2007-2008
    Membership Committee, 2006-2008
    Annual Conference Task Force, 2006-2007
    Best Book Award Committee, 2004, 2005

Academy of Management, Public and Nonprofit Division

    Conference Reviewer, 2003-present
    Chair, Best Dissertation Committee, 2002-2003
    Co-Chair, Inaugural Junior Faculty Consortium, 2001
    Membership Committee, 2000-2002

Ad Hoc Journal Reviewer

    Equality, diversity and inclusion: An international journal, 2012
    Journal of Managerial Issues, June 2006–present.
    European Journal of International Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Organizational Analysis,
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, September-December 2007
    Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, 2007 Annual Conference-Reviewer, Fall 2006

Selected Textbook Reviews

    Kinicki and Kreitner, Organizational Behavior: Key Concepts and Best Practices, 4e, 2010, 2012.
    Nahavandi, The Art and Science of Leadership, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall, 2004
    DeCenzo and Robbins, Human Resource Management, 7th Edition, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., (pre-review), 2000, 6th Edition, 1999.

Community Service

Vice-President, Friends of the Thomas Branigan Library Board, 2011.

Educational Plan for Student Success (NCLB), parent volunteer, Alma d’arte Charter High School, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 2007-2008.

Mayfield High School Orchestra Parents Board, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Fall 2007.

Admissions interviewer, Harvard University, Las Cruces area, 2006, 2008.

Parent Volunteer, Family Leadership Organization, Alma d’Arte Charter High School, Las Cruces, NM, 2006-2008.

Parent Volunteer, Grants Committee, K-Star Productions Media Magnet Program, Sierra Middle School, Las Cruces, NM, 2003-2005. Co-wrote two mini-grant proposals resulting in a $500 grant for digital media equipment.

Panel Presenter, Careers Workshop for Girl Scouts of the Rio Grande, Studio 2B Take it to the Girls Conference, Las Cruces, NM, April 2005.

Other Professional Service

Seminar Presentations

    Using Focus Groups and Scenarios for Cross-Cultural Learning, workshop presented for the Lilly New England Teaching Conference Northeastern University, October 2000.
    l> Organizational Learning: Looking for Knowledge in All the Right Places, presentation for the Association of Legal Administrators, Annual Conference, April 1998 (w/Dr. Joyce Fletcher).

Website Testing

    Beta-tester for CasePlace.org, Institute for Social Innovation Through Business, The Aspen Institute. Site developed to integrate corporate social responsibility into the management classroom, 2001.

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Awards

Awards and Honors

Faculty Award for Outstanding Senior Research, College of Business, New Mexico State University, 2006-2007.

Best Article Award, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, for J. Weisinger and P. Salipante, “A Grounded Theory for Building Ethnically Bridging Social Capital in Voluntary Organizations," Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 34 (1), March 2005, 29-55. Award presented at the 2006 Annual Conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Chicago, IL.

Faculty Achievement Award, Office of Black Programs, New Mexico State University, April 2006.

Best Paper in the Strategy Track and Best Conference Paper Award for J. Weisinger and J. Black, “Strategic Competence and Social Capital,” presented at the Irish Academy of Management, Galway Ireland, September 2005.

Best Paper Award Nomination, Public and Nonprofit Division, Academy of Management, for N. Holman, B. Daily and J. Weisinger, “Mission, Strategy and the Cost of Quality in Nonprofit Cultural and Arts Organizations,” presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Seattle WA, August 2003.

Grants and Fellowships

Co-Recipient, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (I.D.E.A.) Grant ($3,450), Office of the Executive Vice-President and Provost, to support “Publishing and Proceedings from the NMSU Diversity Conference on Research, Pedagogy and Other Institutional Practices: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Diversity in Higher Education” (Spring 2012-Spring 2013).

Co-Recipient, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (I.D.E.A.) Grant ($8,000), Office of the Executive Vice-President and Provost, to support “Research, Pedagogy, and Other Institutional Practices: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Diversity in Higher Education,” New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM (Spring 2011-Spring 2012).

One-Year Plus Faculty Fellowship ($2,000) from the Online Course Improvement Program at New Mexico State University (Fall 2010–Spring 2012).

William Diaz Fellowship ($12,500) from the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council, 2004-2005 for the research project “Social Capital and Diversity in Voluntary Nonprofit Organizations.”

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Selected Professional Development

Participant, Sessions on Active Learning; Title IX; Black Feminist Politics, New Mexico State University Teaching Academy.

Participant, Peer Coaching for Online Teaching, New Mexico State University Teaching Academy, Spring 2010.

Sustaining Member, New Mexico State University Teaching Academy, 2009-2010.

Software Training: NVivo Qualitative Analysis Software Workshop, DataSense LLC, Bakersfield, CA, Spring 2005

Grants

    Bauer Grant Writing Workshops, NMSU, January 2-3, 2003
    Grant and Proposal Development for Academia, NMSU Teaching Academy, June 2008

Promotion and Tenure

    Promotion from Associate to Full Professor for NMSU faculty, The Teaching Academy, 2012
    Promotion and Tenure Workshop for NMSU faculty, The Teaching Academy, 2003, 2004.
Executive Education and Consulting

Diversity and Inclusion Project ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, 2012-present.

Teambuilding and Human Resource Management mini-courses for the Western States School of Banking, June 2008, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Delivered “Feedback and Communications,” three-module executive education program developed for and delivered (w/Dr. Bert Spector, Northeastern University) to Ropes and Gray, the Boston-based global law firm, 2000-2001.

Developed and taught “Management of Diversity,” residency course for the Executive MBA Program, Northeastern University, January 2000.

Faculty Facilitator, The Subarctic Survival Group Simulation
High-Tech MBA and Executive MBA programs, Northeastern University, 1996, 1998, 2001.

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