Amanda Bullough (Workman)
Amanda Bullough is an Associate Professor of Management, specializing in global leadership, and Co-Director of the Women’s Leadership Initiative at the University of Delaware’s Lerner College of Business and Economics. Prior to this, she was an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Leadership at Thunderbird School for Global Management in Arizona, a premier university of business graduate programs. Her research spans entrepreneurship, leadership, organizational behavior, cross-cultural management, and international development. Dr. Bullough’s teaching experience includes organizational behavior, global leadership, international business, entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, multicultural teams, professional development, international business, and business plan consulting, to both undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Bullough publishes in premier journals (Journal of Management, Academy of Management Perspectives, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Leadership Quarterly, etc.), serves on the editorial review board for Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and has presented at numerous international business and management conferences. She also won the WAIB Best Paper award for Increased Gender Awareness in International Business Research at the Academy of International Business conference in 2009. Her newest streams of research include entrepreneurship in war zones and under adverse conditions, global leadership, and women’s entrepreneurship and leadership.
Dr. Bullough traveled and worked in approximately 40 countries, including Finland, China, Thailand, Afghanistan, Jordan, Mexico, Algeria, and many others. She has consulted for organizations such as the World Bank and the Global Business School Network (GBSN) on projects related to entrepreneurship education and training in developing countries. She was the Academic Director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship training programs in Afghanistan and Peru, which provided business development training for underserved women entrepreneurs and promoted the active involvement of women in business for the benefit of economic and societal development.
Dr. Bullough received her Doctor of Philosophy degree from Florida International University in Management & International Business. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in International Studies from Florida International University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida with a major in marketing. Prior to receiving her graduate degrees, Dr. Bullough worked in marketing and advertising and engaged in extensive international travel in both developed and developing countries around the world.
- Ph.D. in management & international business; focus area: entrepreneurship, international small business development, organizational behavior, global leadership, gender in economic development and strategy, Florida International University, August 2004 – December 2008
- M.A. in international studies; focus area: globalization, international business, emerging markets, international political economy and women’s issues, Florida International University, August 2003 – August 2004
- B.S. in business administration; major: marketing, University of South Florida, August 1995 – August 1997
- Business administration major, West Virginia University, August 1993 – August 1995
- Bullough, A., Renko, M., & Abdelzaher, D. (2017). Women’s Business Ownership: Operating within the Context of Institutional and In-Group Collectivism. Journal of Management. 43(7): 2037–2064. (ABS 4, Impact Factor 6.704)
- Bullough, A. & Renko, M. (2017). A Different Frame of Reference: Entrepreneurship and Gender Differences in the Perception of Danger. Academy of Management Discoveries. 3(1): 21-41.
- Bullough, A., Moore, F. Kalafatoglu, T. (2017). Research on Women in International Business and Management: Then, Now, and Next. Cross Cultural and Strategic Management. 24(2): 211-230.
- Javidan, M., Bullough, A., & Dibbles, R. (2016). Mind the Gap: Gender Differences and Global Leadership Self-efficacies. Academy of Management Perspectives. 30(1): 59-73 (FT 45, ABS 3, 5 Year Impact Factor 5.427)
- Bullough, A., Sully de Luque, M., Abdelzaher, D., & Heim, W. (2015). Developing Women Leaders through Entrepreneurship Training. Academy of Management Perspectives. 29(2): 250-270 (FT 45, ABS 3, Impact Factor 5.427)
- Bullough, A. & Sully de Luque, M. (2015). Women’s Participation in Entrepreneurial and Political Leadership: The Importance of Culturally Endorsed Implicit Leadership Theories. Leadership, 11(1): 36–56. (ABS 1, Impact Factor 0.935)
- Bullough, A., Renko, M., & Myatt, T. (2014). Danger Zone Entrepreneurs: The Importance of Resilience and Self-Efficacy for Entrepreneurial Intentions. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 38(3): 473–499. (FT 45, ABS 4, Impact Factor 3.144)
- Bullough, A. (2013). Perceptions of Women Entrepreneurs in Male-Dominated Leadership Cultures: More Positive Support for Women than Many Thought. Journal of Enterprising Culture, 21(3): 359-374. (ABS 1, Impact Factor 0.640)
- Bullough, A. & Renko, M. (2013). Entrepreneurial Resilience during Challenging Times. Business Horizons, 56(3): 343-50. (ABS 2, Impact Factor 1.416)
- Bullough, A., Kroeck, K. G., Newburry, W., Lowe, K., & Kundu, S. (2012) Women’s Political Leadership Participation around the World: An Institutional Analysis. The Leadership Quarterly, 23(3): 398–411. (ABS 4, Impact Factor 3.784)
Awards & Honors
- Best Paper Award for Increased Gender Awareness in International Business Research at the 2009 Academy of International Business Conference, Bullough, A., Kroeck, K. G., Newburry, W., Lowe, K., & Kundu, S. “Institutional Factors Affecting Women’s Participation in Business Leadership Around the Globe,” awarded by the Women in the Academy of International Business, Academy of International Business Conference, June 28-30, San Diego, CA, 2009
- Highly Commended Paper for Emerging Scholar Award in Women’s Entrepreneurship at the 2009 Academy of International Business conference, Bullough, A., Kroeck, K. G., Newburry, W., Lowe, K., & Kundu, S. “Institutional Factors Affecting Women’s Participation in Business Leadership Around the Globe,” awarded by the Women in the Academy of International Business, Academy of International Business Conference, June 28-30, San Diego, CA, 2009