Watch a SlideShare summary of my latest publication on Global Leadership

With some colleagues, I recently published an article in the premier journal of international business about how companies can better understand their global leadership needs. It is really short, and an excellent summary of the model we developed. Just click on the title below:

4 Leadership Profiles for your Multinational Company



Watch My Interview on WTCI about “Leadership in the Home”


I was interviewed by Julie Baumgartner on her program, “First Things First.” It aired on April 2, 2016. You can view it here:


Seminar at Tennessee SHRM Conference

Dr. Mendenhall presented a seminar at the 2015 Tennessee SHRM Conference Meeting, entitled: “The Need for Global Leadership in Your Company,” at Chattanooga, TN on October 8, 2015.

Keynote Speech on Global Leadership at Indiana Tech

Dr. Mendenhall gave a keynote speech at the 2015 Fall Immersion Weekend at Indiana Tech, entitled: “The Past 5 Years in Global Leadership Research: “Where have we come from, where are we now, and where are we going?” on Friday, October 2, 2015.

Research award from Emerald Group Publishing

A paper that Dr. Mendenhall co-authored, “Measuring global leader intercultural competency: Development and validation of the Global Competencies Inventory (GCI)” and that was published in Advances in Global Leadership was selected as an Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. For more information, please see:

Leadership Seminars at the Tennessee Aquarium

On April 21st and April 28th Dr. Mendenhall presented seminars to the managers and staff at the Tennessee Aquarium on the topic: “The Key Drivers of Leadership.”

International Business Council

On April 23, Dr. Mendenhall, along with Dr. Kathleen Wheatley, Dr. Lisa Burke-Smalley, and Elizabeth Bell from the UTC College of Business  gave presentations to the International Business Council at the Business Development Center (Incubator). They provided the attendees with an overview of the UTC College of Business graduate programs, international study programs, HR certification program, and how international business skills are developed in students at UTC.

Seminar at Chickamauga Battlefield

Dr. Mendenhall and Steve McCloud conducted a day long seminar on leadership decision-making at Chickamauga Battlefield with the members of the UTC College of Business Executive Education Program. For more information about the battlefield seminar click here

College of Business Executive Education Program Kick-Off

Dr. Mendenhall taught the inaugural class of the UTC College of Business Executive Education Program on February 25th, and followed up with a second session on March 12. The program is made up of executives from Chattanooga and North Georgia-based companies who attend one day-long class each month. Dr. Mendenhall kicked off the program with sessions that focused on enhancing leadership skills. Subsequent classes will focus on a variety of business issues. For more information contact Michael Owens, Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs in the College of Business at: