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Meredith Downes

Professor
Management and Quantitative Methods
Office
State Farm Hall of Business - SFH 207
  • About
  • Education
  • Awards & Honors
  • Research

Biography

Meredith Downes joined the MQM Department at ISU in 1997.

Current Courses

385.004Organizational Strategy

385.013Organizational Strategy

385.015Organizational Strategy

398.091Professional Practice: Internship International Business

350.001International Management

385.001Organizational Strategy

385.003Organizational Strategy

Teaching Interests & Areas

International Business, International Management, Strategic Management

Research Interests & Areas

Expatriation, Corporate Governance

BS Journalism and Communications

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

PhD Business - Intl. Business; Strategic Mgmt.

Florida International University
Miami, Florida

MBA International Business

Florida International University
Miami, Florida

College of Business Outstanding Service Award

Illinois State University
2016

College of Business Outstanding Researcher Award

Illinois State University
2013

Conference Proceeding

Downes, M., Hemmasi, M., & Varner, I. Expatriate effectiveness: Measuring what matters. Association for Global Business (2008)
Downes, M. Kemper's runoff: What's governance got to do with it?. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (2008)
Downes, M., Hemmasi, M., & Varner, I. The effect of the Big Five on multiple expatriate outcomes. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (2008)
Downes, M. Board composition and rate of response to managerial incompetence. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (2001)
Downes, M., Hemmasi, M., Graf, L., Kelley, L., & Huff, L. Who trusts whom? Trust in the context of national culture. Academy of Business Administration (2000)

Instructor's Manual

Downes, M. Managing Internationally. Author: Kamal Fatehi (EDs). Sage Publications (2007): 728.

Journal Article

Downes, M., & . Antecedents and Consequences of Organizational Gendering. Journal of Business and Management Research 13.1 (2020): 6-16.
Barelka, A., & Downes, M. A career stage approach to understanding glass ceiling perceptions. Southern Journal of Business and Ethics 11 (2019): 8-32.
Downes, M. Connecting governance to CEO replacement and organizational recovery. Advances In Business Research 11 (2019): 8-32.
Downes, M. University scandal, reputation and governance. International Journal of Educational Integrity 13.8 (2017): 1-20.
Downes, M., Hemmasi, M., & Esghgi, G. When a perceived glass ceiling impacts organizational commiment and turnover intent: The mediating role of distributive justice. Journal of Diversity Management 9.2 (2014): 131-146.

Presentations

Variations in Glass Ceiling Perceptions. Strategic Business, Management, & Economic Research Conference. (2018)
Connecting goverance to CEO replacement and organizational recovery. Association of Business Research. (2017)
The risk of inadequate governance: Board composition, CEO replacement, and organizational recovery. International Conference for Academic Disciplines. (2015)
Learning outcomes of college study abroad programs and the effects of culture shock. International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences. (2013)
Prepared discussions for 5 manuscripts. European Academy of management. (2012)
Cultural distance and expatriate adjustment revisited. Academy of International Business - Annual Meeting. (2011)
Regional economic integration: From theory to measurement. Academy of International Business - Annual Meeting. (2011)
The role of national culture in explaining entrepreneurial orientation. Association for Global Business. (2011)
Strategic Analysis of Expatriation: An Application of the Importance-Performance Model. European Academy of management. (2010)
Spring 2008 - Particpated in a WebEx seminar on a simulation called Business Strategy Game. Time commitment was approximately 1.5 hours, and I was paid $150 for this activity.. McGraw-Hill Publishing. (2008)

Grants & Contracts

Faculty Development Grant. Katie School of Insurance. Illinois State University. (2016)
Research Grant. Katie School of Insurance. Illinois State University. (2015)
Faculty Development Grant. Katie School of Insurance. Illinois State University. (2012)
SoTL. Center for Teaching and Learning Technologies. Illinois State University. (2012)
University Research Grant. Illinois State University. Illinois State University. (2012)
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