Mitchell, Duane

Mitchell, Duane

Dr. Duane Mitchell
Director of the Business Program and Assistant Professor of Business Management
Division of Management and Education


Contact Information:

dem126@pitt.edu

814-362-5277
145 Swarts Hall

Degrees and Credentials:
D.B.A. Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Wilmington University 2015
M.B.A. Finance Management, Goldey-Beacom College 2008
B.S. Accounting, Eastern Connecticut State University 1997

Academic Focus:

Dr. Mitchell enjoys studying Transformational Leadership Practices and the influence of these practices on organizational behaviors and outcomes.  He has taught Principles of Management, Capstone Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Business in Society and the International Environment, Financial Accounting Concepts, and Entrepreneurship.


Short Bio:

Dr. Mitchell earned his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in accounting from Eastern Connecticut State University as a non-traditional married student.  After graduating, he became an investment accounting Manager and eventually went on to earn a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware.  He began teaching various courses in business at the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology in Media, PA.  He continued his education completing a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree in Transformational Leadership at Wilmington University in Delaware.  Currently, he is an Assistant Professor and teaches various courses in business management at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, PA.  Most of all, Duane enjoys being a husband and a dad. 

 

Duane resides in the state of Pennsylvania surrounded by the beauty of the Alleghany National Forrest with his wife, Christina, their two youngest daughters, Hannah and Charlotte, and the family Boston terrier, Duke.


Research, Accomplishments, and Publications:

Mitchell, D. E. (2015). The relationship of transformational leadership behaviors with organizational commitment, job satisfaction, and productivity at one investment services company in the mid-Atlantic region (Doctoral Dissertation). May be retrieved from ProQuest. (UMI No. 3700778)

 

Mitchell, D. E. (2016). Causes of organizational conflict. In A. Farazmand (Ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3077-1

 

Mitchell, D. E. (2017). Responses to organizational conflict. In A. Farazmand (Ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5 3078-1

 

Mitchell, D. E., Chiang, C., & Crawford, J. J. (2018). The pay ratio disclosure rule and stakeholder pressures may give way to lower ceo compensation: A literary approach. Journal of Management Science and Business Intelligence, 3(1), pp. 47-55. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1323374

 

Mitchell, D. E., & Chiang, C. (2018, April). Will the pay ratio disclosure rule lead to pressure from stakeholders to decrease ceo pay as a csr initiative? The 2018 IBII International Conference Proceedings ABSTRACTS. The 2018 International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence (p. 8). Sam Huston State University, The Woodlands, TX.

 

Chiang, C., & Mitchell, D. E. (2018, April). Exploring the evolution of business schools' education to business schools' business: A literature review. The 2018 IBII International Conference Proceedings ABSTRACTS. The 2018 International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence (p. 36). Sam Huston State University, The Woodlands, TX.