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Sharon L. O'Sullivan specializes in cross-cultural communication for knowledge exchange and expatriate adjustment, power and diversity/inclusion issues in formal training and career development, and situated learning alliances for environmental change. Over the course of her career, she has collaborated with a variety of tri-sector organizations, including Canadian Feed the Children, Oxfam Canada, CARE Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, and the Government of Canada's Diversity and Inclusion Joint Union-Management task force.
Sharon has published in the Journal of International Business Studies, Human Relations, Human Resource Management, Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, the International Journal of Human Resource Management, and the European Management Journal, among other venues. Her work has received "best reviewer" and "best paper" distinctions at a number of conferences, including the Academy of Management and the European Academy of Management. She has been certified as a human resource leader (CHRL) by the Human Resource Professionals Association of Ontario, and as a Cultural Intelligence facilitator (CQ-Certified, Advanced) by the Cultural Intelligence Center of East Lansing, Michigan. She holds a cross-appointment with the School of International Development and Global Studies and is affiliated with the University of Ottawa's Institute of the Environment.
Publications during the last 7 years
Papers in Refereed Journals
- O'Sullivan, S.L. 2017. Applying Cultural Intelligence to Religious Symbols in Multinationals. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, 24(2): 365-382.
- Bonaccio, S., O'Reilly, J., O'Sullivan, S.L. and Chiocchio, F. 2016. Nonverbal Behavior and Communication in the Workplace-A Review and an Agenda for Research. Journal of Management, 42(5): 1044-1074 .
Chapters in Books
- Hussein, M.M. and O'Sullivan, S.L. Behavioural CQ. In Mockaitis, A.I. and Zander, L.. Elgar Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Management. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2023, (Accepted).
- Hussein, M.M. and O'Sullivan, S.L. Empathy. In Mockaitis, A.I. and Zander, L.. Elgar Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural Management. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2023, (Accepted).
- Bonaccio, S., O'Reilly, J., O'Sullivan, S. and Li, Y. Nonverbal Communication in Work Contexts. In Griffin, R.. Oxford Bibliographies in Management. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.
- Zander, L., Mockaitis, A.I., Harzing, A.W., Barner-Rasmussen, W., Barzantny, C., Davila, A., DeLeon, J., Espejo, A., Ferreira, R., Giroud, A., Koester, K., Liang, Y.K., Morley, M.J., Myloni, B., Odusanya, J.O.T., O'Sullivan, S.L., Palaniappan, A.K., Prochno, P., Choudhury, S.R., Saka-Helmout, A., Siengthai, S., Soydas, A.U. and Viswat, L. Action Intent: Getting closer to leadership behavior in 22 countries. In Research Handbook of Global Leadership: Making a Difference. London: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020.
- O'Sullivan, S.L. A 3-part Action Learning Project to Train the Trainers for Sustainability. In Janasz, S. and Crossman, J.. Teaching Human Resource Management: An Experiential Approach. Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018.
- Bonaccio, S., O'Reilly, J. and O'Sullivan, S. Nonverbal Communication in Work Contexts. In Griffin, R.. Oxford Bibliographies in Management. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Invited Contributions and/or Technical Reports
- O'Sullivan, S.L. 2017. "Technical Report to Participating Organization: Results of the Pilot Study", May 30, to identify the relevant criteria for a formative evaluation of an indigenous training program.
Funded Research during the last 7 years
|2021-2023||Telfer School of Management Research Grants (Indigenous SMRG)||Beyond First Contact: How could a Situated Learning Program for Environmental Sustainability accelerate Social Innovation for Indigenous Reconciliation?||R||I||PI||$ 12,896|
|2018-2023||SSHRC||The Dynamics of Indigenous Developmental Relationships for Environmental Work: Bridging micro and macro levels of analysis||R||C||PI||$ 133,405|
|2017||Telfer School of Management Research Grants (SMRG)||A pilot study to identify the relevant criteria for a formative evaluation of an indigenous training program||R||I||PI||$ 8,410|
C: Contract (R and D) | E: Equipment Grant | R: Research Grant | S: Support Award | P: Pedagogical Grant | O: Other, U: Unknown
C: Granting Councils | G: Government | F: Foundations | I: UO Internal Funding | O: Other | U: Unknown
PI = Principal Investigator | Co-I = Co-Investigator | Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator