Professor Mel Fugate PhD

Professor Mel Fugate PhD


  • Professor of Management

Office: (404) 409-5920
302-M McCool Hall
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  • Ph D, Business Administration, Arizona State University, 2001
  • BS, Engineering and Business Administration, Michigan State University, 1990

Research interests:

Employee reactions to organizational change
Employee cognitions and emotions
Leadership and organizational culture
Leading change
Leadership and emotions
Employability and careers


Book, Chapter

Conference Proceeding

Editorial, Journal

Journal Article

Note, Journal



  • "A Current Look at Health Care and Hospitality Issues." Southern Management Association, SMA, virtual. 2020
  • "Managing Tenure and Politics." Academy of Management Annual Conference, AOM, virtual. 2020
  • "OB Division Doctoral Consortium--Finding Your First Academic Job ." Academy of Management Annual Conference, AOM, virtual. 2020
  • "Building a Research Pipeline." Mid-South Management Research Consortium (MMRC; 2020, MMRC, Auburn University. 2020


  • "Emotional Self-Leadership: A Contemporary View of Emotional Agency." Southern Management Association Annual Meeting (SMA), SMA, virtual. 2020

Areas of Expertise

leadership organizational culture performance management ethics organizational behavior ethical leadership emotions organizational change leading change culture change performance executive compensation