Management

Michelle Fleig-Palmer

Michelle Fleig-Palmer

Associate Professor
Management
West Center, 409C
(308) 865-8869
fleigpalmerm@unk.edu

PhD, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2009.
Major: Business with Specialization in Management
Dissertation Title: The Impact of Mentoring on Retention through Knowledge Transfer, Affective Commitment, and Trust

MBA, Washington University in St. Louis, 1990.

BSEd, State University of New York at Geneseo, 1983.
Major: Education

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary

Assistant Professor, Management Department, University of Nebraska-Kearney. (August 2012 - Present).
Assistant Professor - Management Department, University of Nebraska-Kearney. (2008 - Present).
Assistant Professor - Management Department, University of Nebraska-Kearney. (2008 - Present).
Assistant Professor - Management Department, University of Nebraska-Kearney. (2008 - Present).
Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (August 2005 - May 2007).
Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (August 2005 - May 2007).
Adjunct Faculty, University of Nebraska-Kearney. (August 1997 - May 1999).
Adjunct Faculty, University of Nebraska-Kearney. (August 1997 - May 1999).

Licensures and Certifications

Institutional Review Board certification (CITI). (2005 - Present).

Professional Memberships

Nebraska Rural Health Association. (2013 - Present).
The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). (2012 - Present).
American Psychological Association. (2007 - Present).
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (2007 - Present).
Academy of Management. (2005 - Present).
Society for Human Resource Management. (2005 - Present).
Central Nebraska Human Resource Management Association. (1999 - Present).
OBTS Teaching Society for Management Educators. (2010 - 2012).
Career Management Alliance. (2001 - 2011).

Development Activities Attended

Conference Attendance, "Grounded Theory Method and Analysis," CARMA Research Methods Course, Detroit, Michigan. (2014).
Workshop, "National Science Foundation Worshop on Institutional Trust," NSF & University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska. (April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014).
Conference Attendance, "NE Symposium on Motivation: Institutional Trust," University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska. (April 24, 2014 - April 25, 2014).
Conference Attendance, Academy of Management, Buena Vista, Florida. (2013).
Conference Attendance, Midwest Academy of Management, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (2013).
Conference Attendance, Professor Fred Luthans Festschrift, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2013).
Roundtable Discussion, "Teaching Methods," Center for Teaching Excellence, Univ. of NE-Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2013).
Workshop, "Affordable Care Act," Health Sciences Club, Univ. of NE-Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2013).
Workshop, "Panelist - Critical Thinking Skills Workshop," Faculty Development Committee, Univ. of NE-Kearney, Kearney, NE. (2013).
Conference Attendance, Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
"Beyond Assessment: Alternative Uses of Electronic Portfolios," Center for Teaching Excellence, Univ. of NE-Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
"Health Care Management Brainstorming Session," Grand island Physical Therapy, Grand Island, Nebraska. (2012).
"iPad Classroom Training," University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Conference Attendance, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San  Antonio, Texas. (2011).
Conference Attendance, Midwest Academy of Management, Omaha, Nebraska. (2011).
Conference Attendance, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, Illinois. (2011).
Conference Attendance, "Introduction to Structural Equation Methods," CARMA Research Methods Course, Detroit, Michigan. (2011).
Workshop, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Workshop, "Developmental Advising Workshop," College of Business & Technology, Univ. of NE-Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Conference Attendance, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. (2010).
Conference Attendance, Midwest Academy of Management, Grand Forks, North Dakota. (2010).
Open Classroom Days, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Manufacturing Trends & Careers, Guest Speaker, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Seminar, Advising Workshop, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Seminar, "Research Forum Seminar," College of Business & Technology, Univ. of NE-Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Tutorial, BlackBoard 9 Training, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Tutorial, Edgerton Explorit Center Winter Robotics Camp, Aurora, Nebraska. (2010).
Tutorial, PeopleSoft Software Training, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Workshop, "Tax Compliance Issues for Student Organizations," UNK Faculty Advisor Appreciation Luncheon, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Workshop, "Teaching Workshop," Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Grand Forks, North Dakota. (2010).
Workshop, "Trends in Human Resource Management," Student SHRM, SIFE, & PBL student groups; Univ. of NE-Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).
Conference Attendance, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. (2009).
Conference Attendance, CARMA Introduction to Structural Equation Methods Research Methods Course, Richmond, Virginia. (2009).
Conference Attendance, "Advanced Topics in Structural Equation Methods," CARMA Research Methods Course, Richmond, Virginia. (2009).
"Degree Audit Training," University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2009).
"Observation of Master Teacher," College of Business & Technology, University of Nebraska, Kearney, Nebraska. (2009).
Seminar, Faculty Advisor Information Session, Kearney, Nebraska. (2009).
Tutorial, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2009).
Tutorial, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska. (2009).

Teaching Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney

MGT 233, Business Statistics, 9 courses.
MGT 301, Principles of Management, 16 courses.
MGT 301H, Principles of Management, 3 courses.
MGT 385, Healthcare Management I, 1 course.
MGT 493, Soc Res/Iss & Ethics, 5 courses.
MGT 493H, Social Responsibilities of BusinessIssues&Ethics(WI)-Honors, 1 course.
MGT 498, Management Topics, 1 course.

Directed Student Learning

"An Evaluation of Performance Appraisals in the U.S. and China and Recommendations for Multinational Businesses." (2013 - 2014).
Advised: Yi Zhao
Undergraduate Research Fellows program, Univ. of NE-Kearney. (January 2014 - May 2014).
Advised: Kaley Hodgen
Undergraduate Research Fellows program, Univ. of NE-Kearney. (September 2013 - May 2014).
Advised: Yi Zhao
Experiential Learning. (November 2013 - December 2013).
DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (September 2013 - December 2013).
Advised: Brian Norman
Experiential Learning. (April 2013).
Experiential Learning. (January 2013 - April 2013).
DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (2012).
Advised: Amanda Swenson
DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (2012).
Advised: Ariane Aten
Experiential Learning. (2012).
DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (2012).
Advised: Margaret Fennessy
Experiential Learning. (November 2012).
Experiential Learning. (April 2012).
Experiential Learning. (2011).
Experiential Learning. (2011).
Experiential Learning. (2011).
DS: Student Assign-Supervised Research (UG). (2011).
Advised: Tiffani Luethke
Experiential Learning. (2010).
Experiential Learning. (2010).
Experiential Learning. (2010).
Experiential Learning. (2010).
Experiential Learning. (2010).
Experiential Learning. (2009).

Awards and Honors

Faculty Mentoring of Undergraduate Student Research, University of Nebraska-Kearney, College of Business. (2014).
Mortar Board Faculty Appreciation, UNK's Mortar Board Chapter. (2013).
Mortar Board Faculty Appreciation, UNK's Mortar Board Chapter. (2012).
Graduate Faculty Appointment, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2009).

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceedings

Fleig-Palmer, M., Lear, J. L. (2010). Beyond the Call of Duty: The Role of Benevolence in Assessing the Potential for Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Perceived Organizational Support in a Job Interview. Midwest Academy of Management.

Refereed Journal Articles

Flanigan, R. L., Stewardson, G., Dew, J., Fleig-Palmer, M., Reeve, E. (2013). Effects of Leadership on Financial Performance at the Local Level of an Industrial Distributor. The Journal of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 29(4), 11. www.atmae.org
Fleig-Palmer, M., Lear, J. L., Palmer, D. K., Luethke, T. (2012). How do Mentor and Proteges Choose Each Other?  The Influence of Benevolence, OCB, and POS on the Initiation of Mentoring Relationships. Journal of Business and Leadership: Research, Practice and Teaching, 8, 32-42.
Fleig-Palmer, M. M., Hodge, K. A., Lear, J. L. (2012). Teaching Ethical Reasoning using Venn Diagrams. Journal of Business Ethics Education, 9, 325-342.
Fleig-Palmer, M., Schoorman, F. D. (2011). Trust as a moderator of the relationship between mentoring and knowledge transfer. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 18(3), 334-343.
Fleig-Palmer, M., Luthans, K. W., Mandernach, B. J. (2009). Successful reemployment through resiliency development. Journal of Career Development, 35(3), 228-247.

Presentations Given

Fleig-Palmer, M. (Panelist). 62nd Annual Nebraska Symposium on Motivation - Cooperation & Compliance with Authority: The Role of Institutional Trust, "Trust in Health Care Contexts," University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2014).
Lear, J. L. (Author), Fleig-Palmer, M. (Author & Presenter), Hodge, K. A. (Author), Fleig, M. J. (Author), Aten, A. (Author). Academy of Management, "Business Knowledge Needed in Health Care to Support Good Stewardship and Effective Management," Philadelphia, PA. (2014).
Fleig-Palmer, M. Midwest Academy of Management, "Building Trust: The Influence of Mentoring Behaviors on Perceptions of  Health Care Managers’ Trustworthiness," Minneapolis, MN. (2014).
Blackford, B. (Leader), Smith, R. (Panelist), Fleig-Palmer, M. (Panelist). Midwest Academy of Management, "Your Experience with Experiential Learning: Using Experiential Learning Exercises in the Classroom for the First Time," Minneapolis, MN. (2014).
Day, N. (Moderator), Fleig-Palmer, M. (Panelist), Gerhardt, M. (Panelist), Porter, T. (Panelist), Valcea, S. (Panelist), Wefald, A. (Panelist). Midwest Academy of Management, "Innovating in HR Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities," Milwaukee, WI. (2013).
Fleig-Palmer, M. (Author & Presenter), Rathert, C. (Author). Midwest Academy of Management, "Keeping Valued Health Care Workers from Jumping Ship: The Roles of Mentoring and Affective Commitment," Milwaukee, WI. (2013).
Fleig-Palmer, M. (Discussant). "Discussant - Social & Health Care Challenges panel.," Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Fleig-Palmer, M., Lear, J. L., Hodge, K. A., Palmer, D. K., "General Education: Advantage for Business Students?  Creative Methods to Promote Integrative Thinking," Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Fleig-Palmer, M., Lear, J. L., Palmer, D. K., "How Do Mentors and Protégés Choose Each Other? The Influence of Benevolence, OCB, and POS on the Initiation of Mentoring Relationships," Business and Leadership Symposium, Fort Hays, Kansas. (2012).
Fleig-Palmer, M. (Author & Presenter), Palmer, N. F. (Author). Mountain Plains Management Conference, "Transforming into leaders: How emergent adults perceive their personal leadership development," Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Luethke, T., Fleig-Palmer, M., "Blind Eyes in the Corporate World: Why Unethical Behavior Goes Unreported," Midwest Academy of Management, Omaha, Nebraska. (2011).
Fleig-Palmer, M., "Career commitment mediating proactive personality and multiple mentoring relationships," Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, Illinois. (2011).
Fleig-Palmer, M., Hodge, K. A., Lear, J. L., "Teaching Ethical Reasoning using Venn Diagrams," Midwest Academy of Management, Omaha, Nebraska. (2011).
Fleig-Palmer, M., "2010 Followup Report to Mentoring Survey Results," Catholic Health Initiatives - St. Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, Nebraska. (2010).
Fleig-Palmer, M. M., Lear, J. L., "Beyond the Call of Duty: The Role of Benevolence in Assessing the Potential for Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Perceived Organizational Support in a Job Interview," Midwest Academy of Management, Grand Forks, North Dakota. (2010).
Fleig-Palmer, M. M., "Trust as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Mentoring and Knowledge Transfer," Midwest Academy of Management, Grand Forks, North Dakota. (2010).
Fleig-Palmer, M. M., "Mentoring Survey Results," Catholic Health Initiatives - St. Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, Nebraska. (2009).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant

Fleig-Palmer, M. M., "A Longitudinal Examination of the Effects of a Formal Mentoring Program on Individual and Workplace Outcomes," Sponsored by University of Nebraska at Kearney - Research Services Council, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $3,000.00. (2010).

Department Service

Faculty Advisor, Academic Advisor - UNK Management Department. (2010 - 2012).
Committee Chair, Management Department subcommittee on Healthcare Management. (2011).
Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK Recruitment - Management Department. (2008 - 2011).
Committee Member, Assistant Professors of Management Selection Committee. (2009).

College Service

Committee Member, UNK CBT Measures of Scholarly Impact. (2014 - Present).
Committee Member, UNK CBT Assessment Council. (2013 - Present).
Committee Member, CBT Faculty Development Committee. (2012 - Present).
Faculty Advisor, UNK Student SHRM Organization. (2010 - Present).
Committee Member, CBT-BD Assurance Of Learning Committee. (September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2012).
Other Institutional Service Activities, BSAD 100 Management Class Exercise. (2009 - 2011).
Committee Member, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2011).
Committee Chair, CBT Faculty Development Committee. (September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, AACSB Continuous Improvement Conference. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK Army ROTC OGX Night. (2009).

University Service

Committee Member, Academic Success Offices Advisory Board. (2012).
Committee Member, Search Committee for the position of Director of the Honors Program. (2012).
Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK Student Research Day. (2012).
Committee Member, Bachelor of General Studies Advisory Council. (2010 - 2012).
Committee Member, Faculty Senate Artists & Lecturers Committee. (2010 - 2012).
Faculty Advisor, UNK Student Health Science Club. (2010 - 2012).
Committee Member, Calvin T. Ryan Library Academic Program Review Committee. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Fall 2010 Career Fair Reception for Employers. (2010).
Faculty Advisor, UNK Freshmen Orientation. (2010).(2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK Career Fair. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK Staff Senate Professional Development Committee. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, SIFE Student Group - University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2008 - 2009).

Professional Service

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. (2012 - Present).
Reviewer, Book, Advances in Health Care Management, Vol. 17. (2014).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Career Development. (2012).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Career Development. (2012).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Career Development. (2012).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Mountain Plains Management Conference. (2012).
Committee Member, OBTS Teaching Society for Management Educators. (2010 - 2012).
Committee Member, American Psychological Association. (2007 - 2012).
Committee Member, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (2007 - 2012).
Committee Member, Academy of Management. (2005 - 2012).
Committee Member, Society for Human Resource Management. (2005 - 2012).
Committee Member, Central Nebraska Human Resource Management Association. (1999 - 2012).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Midwest Academy of Management. (2010 - 2011).
Committee Member, Career Management Alliance. (2001 - 2011).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Academy of Management. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Career Development. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Career Development. (2010).
Midwest Academy of Management, Grand Forks, North Dakota. (2010).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Midwest Academy of Management. (2010).

Public Service

Positions Held in Civic Organizations, Boy Scout Troop 158. (2010 - 2012).
Positions Held in Civic Organizations, KCHS Robotics Club. (2010 - 2012).
Other Community Service Activities, State University of New York at Geneseo. (2010 - 2012).
Other Community Service Activities, Washington University in St. Louis. (2010 - 2012).
Positions Held in Civic Organizations, Cub Scout Pack 139. (2007 - 2009).
Other Community Service Activities, Neighborhood Watch, Block 18. (2001 - 2009).

Awards and Honors

Service, Community

REAP Friend of the Year Award, Rural Enterprise Assistance Program (REAP). (2010).