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Opal Leung

Adjunct Lecturer, Management
PhD, Bentley University
Assistant Professor, St. Francis Xavier University
MS, Boston College, 2010
ALMM, Harvard Extension School, 2008
BM, Berklee College of Music, 2001
Hon BSc, University of Toronto, 1995
Office: Adamian Academic Center 308 | 781.891._2112 | leung_opal@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Opal defended her dissertation on Aug. 19, 2014 and is now an assistant professor at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. Her research is about people who hold multiple simultaneous occupations and the challenges they face.

Teaching Interests

Organizational Behavior, Virtual Team Management, Leadership, Organizational Analysis

Research Interests

Careers, Transitions, Role Theory, Occupations

Professional Links

http://www.linkedin.com/in/opalleung

Professional Memberships

Academy of Management

Awards and Honors

2013, Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management - Careers Division
2012, Best Reviewer Award, AOM - Careers Division
2012, Teaching Resource Library Video Competition, Academy of Management
2011, Best Reviewer Award, AOM - Careers Division

Publications

Book Chapters
Leung, O, Bartunek, J. (2012). Enabling evidence-based management: Bridging the gap between academics and practitioners. In Denise M. Rousseau (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Evidence-Based Management (pp. 165-180). New York, NY: . Oxford University Press (link)

Conference Presentations

Leung, O. (2014). "Virtual Integration & Segmentation." Presented at the Mount St. Vincent University's Atlantic Schools of Business (ASB), Halifax, NS.

Leung, O., Adams, S. M. (2014). "Role Boundary Permeability Theory." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management, Philadelphia.

Perry, S., Leung, O., Shuffler Porter, M., Janicki, S., Davis, M., Unsworth, K. (2014). "Teaching Students to Work In Virtual Teams: Lessons Learned from Three Virtual Team Projects." Presented at the Academy of Management's Teaching & Learning Conference, Philadelphia.

Leung, O. (2014). "A Project-Based Organizational Behavior course." Presented at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

Junaid, N., Leung, O., Buono, A. F. (2014). "INSTITUTIONALIZATION or DECOUPLING?: An Exploratory Analysis of the UN Global Compact LEAD Initiative" Presented at the Eastern Academy of Management's Eastern Academy of Management, Newport, RI.

Leung, O. (2012). "Micro-role transitions between occupations." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Leung, O. (2010). "This by day, that by night: Dual occupational identity management." Presented at the AOM's Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.

Leung, O. (2009). "The Transformative Experiences of Graduate Management "Night School" Students." Presented at the CAUCE, Vancouver, BC.

Service

Professional Service
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Academy of Management (AOM), 2014 - 2014
Research Team Member for UN Global Compact LEAD, 2012 - 2014
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for OBTC - 2014
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Academy of Management (AOM), 2013 - 2013
Research Assistant for The Boston Club - 2012 Census, 2012 - 2013
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Academy of Management (AOM), 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Academy of Management (AOM), 2011 - 2011