Assistant Professor, Management

Year Started at JMU: 2016

Contact Info

  • PhD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Oklahoma, 2013
  • MS, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Oklahoma, 2011
  • BA, Psychology (Minor in Business Management), Brigham Young University-Idaho, 2009
Professional Interests
  • Creativity
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
Personal Interests
  • Anything with my family
  • Theater
  • Dance
  • College football
  • Soccer
  • Woodworking
  • Cooking
Professional Background

Consulting engagements:

  • University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, UK
  • OG&E Energy Corp, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Trulia
  • St. Louis University RePAIR Program
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho/Madison School District
Current Courses Taught
  • MBA 608: Interpersonal Leadership & Managing Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 357: Evidence Based Decision Making
  • MGT 471: Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
Positions Held
  • 2016-present, Assistant Professor, Management, College of Business, James Madison University
  • 2013-2016, Assistant Professor, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
  • 2009-2013, Graduate Assistant & Instructor, University of Oklahoma
Awards and Recognitions
  • Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence nominee, PhD Program, University of Warwick (2015)
  • Recognition of Teaching Excellence, MBA Program, Warwick Business School (2014)
  • Invited guest, BBC Business Daily, “Negotiation for Dummies” (4 Oct 2013)
  • Invited guest, BBC Breakfast, “Social exclusion at school and preparing children for the world of work” (14 Oct 2013)
  • Warwick Ventures research grant award (with N. Symeonidou), Warwick Business School (2014-2015, £34,000 GBP)
  • Global Research Priorities Funds (with T. Friedrich & S. Van Doorn), Warwick Business School (2014, £750 GBP)
  • Co-Advisor, Enactus, James Madison University
  • President, youth organization, LDS Church, Harrisonburg, VA
  • President, local congregation, LDS Church, Warwick, UK
  • Creative skills for solving difficult problems. Talk given at St. Nicholas C of E Primary School, Kenilworth, UK (9, 13 June 2014)
Key Publications

Robledo, I., Peterson, D.R., & Mumford, M.D. (2012). "Leadership of scientists and engineers: A three- vector model." Journal of Organizational Behavior, 32, 371-388.

Peterson, D.R., Barrett, J.D., Hester, K.S., Robledo, I.C., Hougen, D.F., Day, E.A. & Mumford, M.D. (2013). "Teaching people to manage constraints: Effects on creative problem-solving." Creativity Research Journal, 25, 335-347.

Mumford, M.D., Hester, K.S., Robledo, I., Peterson, D.R., Day, E.A., Hougen, D.F., & Barrett, J. (2012). "Mental models and creative problem-solving: The relationships of objective and subjective attributes." Creativity Research Journal, 24, 311-330.

Caughron, J.J., Peterson, D.R., & Mumford, M.D. (2011). "Creativity training." In M.A. Runco & S. Pritzker (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Creativity: Second Edition (pp. 481-487). Oxford, England: Elsevier.

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