Roxanne  Beard

Roxanne Beard Bio
Title: Associate Professor
Division: Business
Education: B.A. Bowling Green State University; MBA University of Findlay; Ph.D. Capella University
Office Phone: (614) 251-4239
Email: beardr@ohiodominican.edu


Roxanne Beard, Ph.D. is as an Associate Professor of Management. Prior to joining the University, Dr. Beard was an Associate Professor of Business and Chair of Health Care Administration at the University of Northwestern Ohio. 

She received a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology from Bowling Green State University; an MBA from the University of Findlay; and a Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University.

She is active in the Academy of Management Gender and Diversity division as well as the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society. Currently, she leads a team of researchers in a landmark study investigating transformational leadership. The study home page can be found at www.lead-with-pride.com Roxanne’s primary investigations address strategic use of diversity in the workplace, leadership, and organizational behavior. Additionally, she is interested in exploring mindfulness and spirituality as these inform pedagogical practices. 

Her recent publications and presentations include:

  • Let Go of My LEGO! The Impact of Leader and Team Decision Processes on Team Outcomes: An Experiment with Building Blocks(2013) 
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: Strategies for Studying Hard-to-Find, or Invisible, Populations. (2013)
  • Global diversity and cyber-aggression: Leveraging diversity in a global context. (2012) 
  • Changing the World One Student at a Time: The Transformative Power of Social Media as a Tool in the Development of Freshman Students’ Mind-Body-Spirit Connection. (2011)