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Joy Olabisi

Associate Professor

Department of Management
Saunders College of Business

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Joy Olabisi

Associate Professor

Department of Management
Saunders College of Business

Education

BS, Georgia Institute of Technology; MS, Ph.D., University of Michigan

Bio

Dr. Joy Olabisi is an Associate Professor of Management at the, Saunders College of Business. She also currently serves as the Director of the Management, Undergraduate Program. Her research interests include understanding how organizations, learn and manage knowledge, especially through the effective utilization of teams. She is, particularly interested in team performance, especially within virtual and project-based, contexts. She is also interested in social entrepreneurial initiatives within emerging, markets, with a social embeddedness and networks emphasis.

Dr. Olabisi's work has, been published in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, and she has also, presented her research at numerous domestic and international conferences., , She teaches courses in the areas of management and international business. In 2015, she, received the Saunders College of Business Exemplary Performance in Teaching and Student, Impact Award. She was also previously nominated (2012) for the Provosts Award for, Excellence in Teaching.,

, Dr. Olabisi received her master's and doctorate degrees in industrial and operations, engineering with a concentration in engineering management from the University of, Michigan. She also holds a bachelor of science in industrial engineering from the Georgia, Institute of Technology.

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Articles
Vidovic, M., Hammond, M., Lenhardt, J., Palanski, M., & Olabisi, J. (2020). Teaching Virtual and Cross-Cultural Collaborations: Exploring Team Task Effectiveness of Croatia- and U.S.-based Undergraduate Students. Journal of Management Education.
Olabisi, J., & Lewis, K. (2018). Within and Between Team Coordination via Transactive Memory Systems and Boundary Spanning. Group & Organization Management.
Olabisi, J., & Griffin-EL, E. (2018). Diasporic Synergies: Conceptualizing African Entrepreneurship Based Upon Trans-Local Networks. Journal of African Business.
Olabisi, J., Kwesiga, E., Juma, N., & Tang, Z. (2017). Stakeholder Transformation Process: The Journey of an Indigenous Community. Journal of Business Ethics.
Olabisi, J., & Griffin-EL, E. (2017). Breaking boundaries: Exploring the process of intersective market activity of immigrant entrepreneurship in the context of high economic inequality. Journal of Management Studies.
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.
Eubanks, D., Palanski, M., Swart, J., Hammond, M., & Oguntebi, J. (2014). Creativity in Early and Established Career: Insights into Multi-Level Drivers from Nobel Prize Winners. The Journal of Creative Behavior.
Oguntebi, J., Shcherbakova, M., & Wooten, L. (2012). Applying Diversity Management Concepts to Improve the Minority Educational Pipeline. Decision Science Journal of Innovative Education. 10. 473-494.
Lee, V., & Oguntebi, J. (2012). Toward learning and knowledge creation: operationalising the Social Learning Cycle. Journal of General Management. 37. 29-53.
Books
(2013). Creativity and Leadership in Science, Technology and Innovation. Routledge. Eubanks, D., Palanski, M., Swart, J., Hammond, M., & Oguntebi, J.
Chapters
(2013). Time to Create: Pathways to earlier and later creative discoveries in Nobel Prize Winners. Creativity and Leadership in Science, Technology and Innovation. 184-208. Eubanks, D., Palanski, M., Swart, J., Hammond, M., & Oguntebi, J.
Journals
Vidovic, M., Hammond, M., Lenhardt, J., Palanski, M., & Olabisi, J. (2020). Teaching Virtual and Cross-Cultural Collaborations: Exploring Team Task Effectiveness of Croatia- and U.S.-based Undergraduate Students. Journal of Management Education.
Olabisi, J., & Lewis, K. (2018). Within and Between Team Coordination via Transactive Memory Systems and Boundary Spanning. Group & Organization Management.
Olabisi, J., & Griffin-EL, E. (2018). Diasporic Synergies: Conceptualizing African Entrepreneurship Based Upon Trans-Local Networks. Journal of African Business.
Olabisi, J., Kwesiga, E., Juma, N., & Tang, Z. (2017). Stakeholder Transformation Process: The Journey of an Indigenous Community. Journal of Business Ethics.
Olabisi, J., & Griffin-EL, E. (2017). Breaking boundaries: Exploring the process of intersective market activity of immigrant entrepreneurship in the context of high economic inequality. Journal of Management Studies.
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.
Eubanks, D., Palanski, M., Swart, J., Hammond, M., & Oguntebi, J. (2014). Creativity in Early and Established Career: Insights into Multi-Level Drivers from Nobel Prize Winners. The Journal of Creative Behavior.
Oguntebi, J., Shcherbakova, M., & Wooten, L. (2012). Applying Diversity Management Concepts to Improve the Minority Educational Pipeline. Decision Science Journal of Innovative Education. 10. 473-494.
Lee, V., & Oguntebi, J. (2012). Toward learning and knowledge creation: operationalising the Social Learning Cycle. Journal of General Management. 37. 29-53.
Presentations
Olabisi, J., & Griffin-EL, E. (2020). The Non-liability of Foreignness: Theorizing the Habitus of Immigrant Entrepreneurs in the Practice of Bricolage. Academy of Management Meeting.
Palanski, M., Vidovic, M., Lenhardt, J., Hammond, M., & Olabisi, J. (2019). Exploring the Effectiveness of a Cross-Cultural Virtual Teams Exercise with Croatia- and U.S.-based Undergraduate Students. Eastern Academy of Management.
Olabisi, J., & Griffin-EL, E. (2018). Improving Lives through Entrepreneurship in Africa: Observations, Trends, and New Directions in Research. Academy of Management, Annual Meeting.
Olabisi, J., & Griffin-EL, E. (2017). Homegrown: The Importance of Cultural Origins in the Bricolage Activity of Immigrant Entrepreneurship. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Olabisi, J., & Lewis, K. (2017). Conceptualizing Multilevel Transactive Memory Systems via Multiteam Networks. INGRoup.
Olabisi, J., & Griffin-EL, E. (2016). Re-Rooted: Exploring the Institutional Embeddedness of Transnational Entrepreneurship in Creating Markets. Academy of Management Meeting.
Kwesiga, E., Juma, N., Olabisi, J., & Honig, B. (2015). Compassion from the Base of the Pyramid: When Indigenous Entrepreneurs Become Global Entrepreneurs. Eastern Academy of Management.
Olabisi, J., Kwesiga, E., Juma, N., & Tang, Z. (2015). Stakeholder Transformation Process: Through the Lenses of Entrepreneurial Alertness within an Indigenous Community. International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference.
Toms, M., Olabisi, J., Lee, V., & Eubanks, D. (2015). How Virtual is Your Leader? An Approach to Optimizing Virtual Leadership Effectiveness. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Oguntebi, J., (2012). Investigating Effective Collaboration Strategies in Virtual Teams. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Oguntebi, J., & Griffin-EL, E. (2012). Diasporic Synergies: Conceptualizing African Entrepreneurial Teams. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Palanski, M., Eubanks, D., Oguntebi, J., Joinson, A., & Dove, J. (2012). The Emergence of Leadership and Team Roles in a Virtual Environment: An Investigation of Teams Separated by The Pond. Southern Management Association.
Oguntebi, J., & Nwosu, E. (2011). Diasporic Synergies: Conceptualizing African Entrepreneurial Teams Based Upon Trans-Continental Networks. African International Business and Management Conference.
Oguntebi, J., (2011). Transactive Memory Emergence in Virtual Teams: Communication Practices. Southern Management Association.
Oguntebi, J., (2010). Working Together While Apart: Knowledge Transfer and Information Sharing in Virtual Teams. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Oguntebi, J., (2010). A Model for Global Virtual Team Effectiveness: A Transactive Memory Perspective. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Oguntebi, J., (2008). Decision-Making Processes within Dispersed Environments. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Oguntebi, J., (2008). Collaborative Decision-Making Processes within Dispersed Environments. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting.
Oguntebi, J., (2007). Optimizing the Functionality of Teams with Dispersed Individuals. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Oguntebi, J., (2007). Exploration of Effective Knowledge Management Applications in Virtual Environments. INFORMS Midwest Conference, Northwestern University.
Oguntebi, J., (2007). Exploration of Effective Knowledge Management Applications in Virtual Environments. POMS Annual Meeting.
Oguntebi, J., (2005). Impact of Transactive Memory Systems on Virtual Team Performance. EMERGE Conference.
Oguntebi, J., (2003). The Role of Technology in Enhancing Patient Safety in Hospitals With a Focus on Hardware. EMERGE Conference.
Proceedings
Olabisi, J., Kwesiga, E., Juma, N., & Tang, Z. (2015). Stakeholder Transformation Process: Through the Lenses of Entrepreneurial Alertness within an Indigenous Community. International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference.
Kwesiga, E., Juma, N., Olabisi, J., & Honig, B. (2015). Calculated Compassion from the Base of the Pyramid: When the Indigenous Entrepreneurs Become Global Entrepreneurs. Eastern Academy of Management.
Oguntebi, J., & Barbato, R. (2012). The Effect of Virtual Group Process Enablers on Effective Group Performance. 2012 Small Business Institute® National Conference Proceedings Vol. 36, No.1 - Winter 2012 pg. 513.
Oguntebi, J., (2011). Transactive Memory Emergence in Virtual Teams: The Role of Communication Practices. Southern Management Association.
Andrews, J., Meadows, L., & Oguntebi, J. (2008). Engineering Graduate Students: Engaging Today's Teachers, Training Tomorrow's Scientists and Engineers, and Opening New Academic and Career Paths for K-12 Students. American Society of Engineering Education.
Oguntebi, J., (2007). Optimizing the Functionality of Teams with Dispersed Individuals: An Exploration Into the Conditions for Effective Knowledge Management Applications in Virtual Teams. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings. 1650-1655.

Currently Teaching

MGMT-740
3 Credits
This course examines why people behave as they do in organizations and what managers can do to improve organizational performance by influencing people's behavior. Students will learn a number of frameworks for diagnosing and dealing with managerial challenges dynamics at the individual, group and organizational level. Topics include leadership, motivation, team building, conflict, organizational change, cultures, decision making, and ethical leadership.
MGMT-450
3 Credits
This course is designed to improve your ability to negotiate by understanding decision-making biases that affect the negotiated outcome. Individual sessions will explore the structure and strategies to mitigate risks and challenges inherent in achieving optimal solutions.