Saleem “Sal” Mistry

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Title Assistant Professor of Management
Email mistrys@nospam65e41b0022277.udel.edu
Office 206 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 & Economics at the University of Delaware. He received his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. His research focuses on leadership, teamwork and followership. He was formerly a professor of practice in the Cox School of Business School at Southern Methodist University, where he won numerous teaching and mentoring awards on both the school and university levels.

Before pursuing his Ph.D., Sal 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. His clients have included organizations in the following industries: advertising, airline, business consulting, defense, education, entertainment, financial services, healthcare, high technology (software and hardware), hospitality and leisure, manufacturing, non-profit and pharmaceutical. Throughout his practical and academic careers, Sal has authored several business press articles and whitepapers that have appeared in outlets such as Harvard Business Review, Octane, Texas CEO, D CEO, Industry Week, CFO and Small Business Today.

Education

  • Ph.D. in management, Texas A&M University

Select Publications

  • Gajendran, R.*, Mistry, S.*, & Tangirala, S. (in press). Managing Your Boss (MYB) as a Proactive Followership Behavior: Construct Validation and Theory Development. Personnel Psychology. *joint and equal contribution.
  • Hitt, M.A., Holmes, Jr., M., Mistry, S. (in press). In Zaccaro, S. J., Hiller, N. J. and Klimoski, R. (eds.) Senior Leadership Teams and the Agile Organization. SIOP Organizational Frontiers. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. ISBN 9780367373337
  • Mistry, S., Kirkman, B.L., Moore, O.A., Hanna, A.H., & Rapp, T.A. (2023). Too Many Teams? Examining the Impact of Multiple Team Memberships and Permanent Team Identification on Employees’ Identity Strain, Cognitive Depletion, and Turnover. Personnel Psychology, 76(3), 885-912.
  • Mistry, S., Rapp, T., Margolis, J. & Moore, O.A. Multiteaming Meta Analysis. Academy of Management Conference in Boston 2023.
  • Moore, O. A., Rapp T. L., & Mistry, S. Employee Experiences Across Their Multiple Teams: New Theoretical Directions in Multiple Team Membership Research. Academy of Management Conference in Boston 2023.
  • Mistry, S., Barrick, M.R., Kirkman, B.L., & Hitt, M.A. (2022). Take It from the Top: How TMT Joint Problem Solving and Interdependence Influence Strategy Implementation Coordination and Firm Performance. Journal of Management Studies, 60, 400-427.
  • Mistry, S., Moore, O. A., & Rapp, T. L. (2022). Employee experiences across their multiple teams: New theoretical directions in MTM research. Academy of Management Proceedings 2022.
  • Mistry, S., Rapp, T. L., Moore, O. A., & Hanna, A. (2022). Too Much Strain? Examining the Impact of Multiple Team Membership Identity Strain and Emotional Control on Cognitive Depletion and Turnover Intentions. Academy of Management Proceedings 2022.
  • Kirkman, B.L., Stoverink, A.C., Mistry, S., & Rosen, B. (2020). Bouncing Back Together: Toward a Theoretical Model of Work Team Resilience. Academy of Management Review, 45, 395-422.
  • Mistry, S., & Gajendran, R. S. Managing Your Boss: Development and Validation of a Scale. Academy of Management Proceedings 2020.
  • Moore, O. A., Rapp T. L., & Mistry, S. Multi-Method and Multi-Level Perspectives on Multiple Team Memberships. Academy of Management Proceedings 2020.
  • Harris, T. B., Cardador, M. T., Cole, M. S., Mistry, S., & Kirkman, B. L. (2019). Are followers satisfied with conscientious leaders? The moderating influence of leader role authenticity. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40, 456-471.
  • 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.
  • Courtright, S.H., McCormick, B.W., Mistry, S., & Wang, J. (2017). Team Resilience: 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., & Mistry, S. (2013). Global teams. In R. Griffin (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Management. New York: Oxford University Press.

Awards & Honors

  • Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics Outstanding Junior Faculty Scholar, 2023
  • “Most Valuable Professor”, University of Delaware Football Program, Fall 2022
  • “Best Reviewer Award 2021”, Human Resource Management, an FT50 journal, 2021
  • Nomination, Excellence in Teaching Award, Faculty Senate Committee on Student and Faculty Honors, 2020
  • Finalist, Outstanding University-Wide HOPE Professor (21 nominees selected by students from a pool of 700+ faculty), Southern Methodist University, 2019
  • United States Air Force Grant with Ozias A. Moore, 2018
  • Winner, Outstanding BBA Professor, Cox School of Business, 2015-2018
  • Winner, 2016 Provost’s Teaching Recognition Award, 2017
  • Finalist, Outstanding University-Wide HOPE Professor (32 nominees selected by students from pool of 700+ faculty) Southern Methodist University, 2017
  • Winner, Outstanding MBA Professor, Cox School of Business, 2016, 2017
  • Finalist, Outstanding University-Wide HOPE Professor (44 nominees selected by students from pool of 700+ faculty) Southern Methodist University, 2016