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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Sal Mistry

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Title Assistant Professor of Management
Email mistrys@nospam62c46f67add1f.udel.edu
Office 226 Alfred Lerner Hall
Biography

Biography

Sal Mistry is an assistant professor of management in the Department of Business Administration at the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware. In 2014, he received a doctorate in organizational behavior from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

Before pursuing his doctorate, Mistry spent the first 17 years of his career as an executive, business, supply chain and marketing consultant within domestic and international businesses across more than 13 industries including advertising, defense, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality and leisure, manufacturing and pharmaceutical.

His research seeks to unpack factors that shape fragmentation and integration within and between leaders, individuals and teams. Mistry’s work has been published in journals including the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology and Journal of Organizational Behavior. His teaching interests are organizational behavior, leadership and teams.

Mistry was formerly a professor of practice in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. There, he won numerous teaching and mentoring awards on both school and university levels, including the Provost’s Teaching Recognition Award in 2016, one of the most prestigious awards given at Southern Methodist University.

Throughout his practical and academic careers, Mistry has authored several business press articles and whitepapers that have appeared in outlets such as Harvard Business Review Online, Octane, Texas CEO, D CEO, Industry Week, CFO and Small Business Today.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, Texas A&M University

Select Publications

  • Kirkman, B.L., Stoverink, A.C., Mistry, S., & Rosen, B. (2019). The 4 things resilient teams do. Harvard Business Review on-line, July 19
  • Courtright, S.H., McCormick, B.W., Mistry, S., & Wang, J. (2017). Quality Charters or Quality Members? A Control Theory Perspective on Team Charters and Team Performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102, 1462-1470
  • Kirkman, B.L., Stoverink, A.C., Mistry, S., & Rosen, B. (2019). Bouncing Back Together: Toward a Theoretical Model of Work Team Resilience. Academy of Management Review
  • Harris, T. B., Cardador, T., Mistry, S., Cole, M.L., & Kirkman, B.L. (2018). Leader Conscientiousness, Authenticity, and Team Attitudes: A Moderated-Mediation Model. Accepted Journal of Organizational Behavior
  • Kirkman, B.L., & Mistry, S. (2017). Global teams. In R. Griffin (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Management. New York: Oxford University Press
  • Moore, O.A.,  Mistry, S, Bell, B.,  . The Effects of Multiple Sub-Team Membership, Interteam Communication, and Role Ambiguity on Team Performance. 2019 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA
  • Mistry, S., Barrick, M.R., Kirkman, B.L., & Hitt, M.A. TMT Strategy Implementation Tasks and Firm Performance: Unpacking TMT Joint Problem-Solving and Interdependence. Will present at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL. (Presenter)
  • Mistry, S., Kirkman, B.L., Hanna, A., & Moore, O.A. Multi-teaming: Linking Primary Team Identification and Number of Teams to Multi-Teaming Identification Strain and Voluntary Turnover. Poster Submission Acceptance   2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL
  • Courtright, S.H., McCormick, B.W., Mistry, S., & Wang, J. Quality Charters or Quality Members? A Control Theory Perspective on Team Charters and Team Performance. Presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA
  • Mistry, S., Stoverink, A., & Rosen, B. Team Resilience: A Theoretical Model Of Teams That Bounce Back from Adverse Events. Presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC
  • Harris, T. B., Mistry, S., Cole, M.L., Kirkman, B.L. (First two authors are first authors). Leader Conscientiousness, Authenticity, and Team Attitudes: A Moderated-Mediation Model. Presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA. (Presenter)
  • Mistry, S. The impact of personal- and firm-level moderators on the post-launch phase of FFM- Entrepreneurial Effectiveness relationship. Proposal presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA. (PDW: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship: Research Incubator and Manuscript Development Workshop)
  • Mistry, S. Hardly Productive: The impact of multiple team membership on job performance and organizational commitment. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX. (Presenter)

Awards & Honors

  • Finalist, Outstanding University-Wide HOPE Professor (21 nominees selected by students from pool of 700+ faculty) Southern Methodist University, 2019
  • United States Air Force Grant with Ozias A. Moore, 2018
  • Winner, 2016 Provost’s Teaching Recognition Award. One of the most prestigious awards given at Southern Methodist University, 2017
  • Finalist, Outstanding University-Wide HOPE Professor (32 nominees selected by students from pool of 700+ faculty) Southern Methodist University, 2017
  • Winner, Outstanding BBA Professor, Cox School of Business, Dallas, Texas, 2017
  • Winner, Outstanding MBA Professor, Cox School of Business, Dallas, Texas, 2017
  • Finalist, Outstanding University-Wide HOPE Professor (44 nominees selected by students from pool of 700+ faculty) Southern Methodist University, 2017
  • Winner, Outstanding BBA Professor, Cox School of Business, Dallas, Texas, 2017
  • Winner, Outstanding MBA Professor, Cox School of Business, Dallas, Texas, 2017
  • Winner, Outstanding BBA Professor, Cox School of Business, Dallas, Texas, 2015