Department Head & Professor, Management

Contact Info

  • Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington, Business Administration
  • M.B.A., Oregon State University, Business Administration
  • B.A., Montana State University, English Literature
Professional Interests

Current research focuses on cross cultural management issues, organizational citizenship behavior, employee engagement, and organizational justice issues in performance management.

Professional Background
  • International management consultant
  • Restaurant manager
  • Office manager
  • Retail sales
Current Courses Taught
  • COB 487 – Strategic Management
  • MGT 480 – Organization Theory and Design
  • MGT 375 – Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • COB 202 – Interpersonal Skills
Positions Held
  • Director: School of Accounting, James Madison University (2004 – date)
  • Previously served on the faculty and as Director of the J.M. Tull School of Accounting at the University of Georgia (1987-2004)
Awards and Recognitions
  • JMU Distinguished Service Award, COB/CISR Collaboration, 2012
  • Community Service Award, COB/CISR Collaboration, JMU College of Business, 2011
  • Academic Unit Head, Management Department, 2005-2010
  • Best Academic Publication Award, JMU College of Business, 2008
  • JMU IMPACT Leadership Program, 2007-08
  • Faculty member in residence, COB Semester in Antwerp, 2002
  • Distinguished Research Award, Allied Academies National Conference, 1999
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Scholastic Honor Society, Faculty Inductee, 1999
  • Outstanding Paper Award, Allied Academies National Conference, 1998 
  • College of Business faculty coordinator, liaison, and lead instructor for managerial training courses, developed and facilitated in conjunction with staff at the JMU Center for International Stabilization and Recovery, for managers working in mine action/ERW centers around the world. Topics include Strategic Planning and Implementation, Effective Use of Organizational Resources, Capacity Building, Organizational Control Systems, and Managing Change.
Key Publications

Daly, P.S., White, M.E., Zisk, D.S., Cavazos, D.E. (2013). “Problem-Based Teaching in International Management: A Political/Economic Risk Assessment Exercise”, Journal of Teaching in International Business, Vol. 23, issue 4.

Bierly, P.E. & Daly, P.S. (2007). “Alternative Knowledge Strategies, Competitive Environment, and Organizational Performance in Small Manufacturing Firms.” Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice, Vol.31, Issue 4, pp.493-516.

 Daly, P., Bierly, P. E., & Miller, B. K. (2004) “The Impact of Training and Use of Teams on Dynamic Capabilities of Small Manufacturers.” International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 1(2): 150-176.

Bierly, P. & Daly, P.S. (2002) “HR Practices, Culture, Structure, and Knowledge Strategy.” In N. Bontis and Choo, C.W. (eds.), The Strategic Management of Intellectual Capital and Organizational Knowledge: A Collection of Readings. Oxford University Press: New York.

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