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Patricia M. Flynn

Professor, Economics
Professor, Management
Trustee Professor of Economics & Management
Ph.D., Boston University, 1980
M.A., Boston University, 1973
B.A., Emmanuel College, 1972
Office: Morison Hall 316 | 781.891._2991 | pflynn@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Has written extensively on the impacts of technology on jobs and economic development, and on women in business. Served 10 years as dean of the McCallum Graduate School of Business.

Teaching Interests

Technology, Innovation and Economic Performance; Management of Innovation; Corporate Governance; Graduate study tour courses in Ireland.

Research Interests

Benchmarking Economic Development;Composition of Corporate Boards; The Massachusetts Innovation Economy; CEO Career Paths and Leadership Styles.

Consulting/Practice Interests

Creating and Managing Business Advisory Boards; Diversifying Corporate Boards; Developing Innovation Indices for Competitive Benchmarking

Professional Memberships

Academy of Management (AoM)
Mutual Fund Directors Forum (MFDF)
Board Leaders
Women Corporate Directors (WCD)
Independent Directors Council (IDC)
The Boston Club
National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
American Economics Association (AEA)
Financial Executives International (FEI)

Awards and Honors

2006, Emerald Literati Network 2006 Award for Excellence, Best Paper published in the Journal of Organizational Change Management in 2005., Journal of Organizational Change Management
2005, President's Award for Extraordinary Service, The Boston Club
1999, Research Excellence Award, American Women's Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA)
1998, New England Women's Leadership Award
1997, Doctorate of Humane Letters, Honorary Degree, Emmanuel College
1995, AWSCPA, Gender Issues Paper Competition, First Place, American Women's Society of Cerftified Public Accountants (AWSCPA)
1993, Distinguished Alumni Award, Boston University
1991, Scholar of the Year Award, Bentley College
1986, Gregory H. Adamian Award for Teaching Excellence, Bentley College

Publications

Journal Articles
Flynn, P. M., McTiernan, S. (2011). "Perfect Storm on the Horizon for Women Business School Deans?" Academy of Management Learning and Education (AMLE), 10 (2), 323-339.

Flynn, P. M., Quinn, M. A. (2010). Economics: Good Choice of Major for Future CEOs. The American Economist, LV (1), 58-72.

Flynn, P. M., Mangelsdorf, M. (2009). Board Games: An Interview with Alan Hassenfeld, Former Chairman and CEO of Hasbro, Inc. . Directorship Magazine, June/July.

Adams, S. M., Flynn, P. M. (2005). Actionable Knowledge: Consulting to promote women on boards. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 18 (5), 435-450.

Adams, S. M., Flynn, P. M. (2005). Local knowledge advances women's access to corporate boards. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 13 (6), 836-846.

Flynn, P. M., Adams, S. M. (2004). Women on Board. BizEd/AACSB-International (Sept/Oct), 34-39.

Flynn, P. M., Adams, S. M., , . (2004). Changes Will Bring More Women to Boards. Financial Executive, March/April (20/2).

Flynn, P. M., Adams, S. M. (2004). A "perfect storm" may lead to gains for women directors. Director's Monthly, December, 15-18.

Flynn, P. M., Adams, M. (2003). The Year of the Nor'easter. Mass High Tech.

Flynn, P. M. (2002). Building the Best Business Advisory Council. BizEd, AACSB-International, November, 40-44.

Flynn, P. M. (2002). Building a Network to Promote Ethical Behavior. Selections, Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) (Fall).

Adams, M., Flynn, P. M. (2001). The State We're In: Massachusetts Innovation Economy is Strong but Needs Sustenance. MA High Tech.

Gittell, R., Flynn, P. M. (2001). The New England Advantage: Use It or Lose It. New England Development (Summer), 21-24.

Gittell, R., Flynn, P. M., Sedgley, N. (2000). Looking for a Few Good Engineers. Connection, New England's Journal of Higher Education and Economic Development, Summer.

Flynn, P. M., Kamm, J. B., , . (2000). Integrating Information Technology into Graduate Business Programs. Selections, Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), Winter, 11-16.

Flynn, P. M., Kamm, J. B. (2000). Information Technology and Graduate Business Programs. Selections (Winter 2000), 11-14.

Flynn, P. M., Alviani, J., , . (1999). The MA Innovation Economy: Fast Track or Obsolete? MA Benchmarks, Winter, 20-23.

Levy, E. S., Flynn, P. M., Kellogg, D. M. (1999). Balancing Professional and Personal Lives: The Mantra for the Next Millennium. The CPA Journal, LXIX (10), 70-73.

Flynn, P. M., Gittell, R., Sedgley, N. (1999). New England as the 21st Century Approaches: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges. New England Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (November/December), 41-53.

Flynn, P. M. (1998). Specialized Master's Degree Programs: A Large but Invisible Component of Business Education. The MBA Newsletter, November.

Flynn, P. M., Leeth, J. D., Levy, E. S. (1997). The Accounting Profession in Transition. CPA Journal, LXVII (5), 42-45, 56. (link)

Flynn, P. M., Leeth, J. D., Levy, E. S. (1996). The Evolving Gender Mix in Accounting: Implications for the Future of the Profession. Selections (Winter), 28-39.

Flynn, P. M. (1995). Lowell: A High Technology Success Story: What Went Wrong? New England Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, March/April, 57-70.

Flynn, P. M. (1995). Bringing More Minorities into Accounting. The MBA Newsletter, January, 9, 12.

Flynn, P. M. (1994). Managing New Technologies, New Model Guides Managers in Anticipating the Impacts of Technological Change. WorkAmerica, National Alliance of Business.

Flynn, P. M. (1994). Technology, Life Cycles and Economic Development Strategies. New England Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, May/June, 17-30.

Flynn, P. M. (1985). Technological Change, Jobs and Workers: Lessons from Case Studies. Social and Labour Bulletin, International Labour Office (ILO), December, 427-430.

Flynn, P. M. (1984). Lowell: A High Technology Success Story. New England Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, September/October, 39-49.

Books
Flynn, P. M. (1993). Technology Life Cycles and Human Resources. Lanham, MD: University Press of America (Reprint of Facilitating Technological Change: The Human Resource Challenge, 1988. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publishing Company).

Doeringer, P. B, Christensen, K, Flynn, P. M, Useem, M, Sum, A. M, Katz, H. C. (1991). Turbulence in the American Workplace. New York: Oxford University Press.

Edited Volumes
Flynn, P. M, Cavanagh , K, Bilimoria, D. (Ed.). "Gender Gaps in Business Schools: The Elephant in the Room" in Gender Equality as a Challenge for Management Education,. In Patricia Flynn, Kathryn Haynes & Maureen Kilgour (Eds.), Gender Equality as a Challenge for Management EducationGreenleaf Publishing, Inc.

Book Chapters
Adams, S. M, Flynn, P. M, Wolfman, T. (2008). ION: Organizational Networking to Harness Local Power for National Impact. In Burke, Ron; Singh, Val; Bilimoria, Morten Huse; Vinnicombe, Susan (Eds.), Women on Corporate Boards of Directors: Research and Practice (pp. 198-209). Cheltenham: . Edward Elgar Publishing

Flynn, P. M. (1998). Lowell: A High Technology Success Story. In David R. Lampe (Eds.), The Massachusetts Miracle: High Technology and Economic Development. The MIT Press

Flynn, P. M. (1989). Technology Life Cycles and Career Paths. In T.J. Kozik and D.G. Jansson (Eds.), The Worker in Transition: Technological Change

Flynn, P. M. (1989). Introducing New Technology into the Workplace: The Dynamics of Technological and Organizational Change. Investing in People: A Strategy to Address America's Workforce Crisis. Washington, DC: . U.S. Department of Labor

Flynn, P. M. (1987). Vocational Education and Local Economic Development: Balancing Short-term and Long-term Needs. Design Papers for the National Assessment for Vocational Education. Washington, D.C.: . U.S. Department of Education

Flynn, P. M. (1986). Technological Change, the "Training Cycle" and Economic Development. In John Rees (Eds.), Technology, Regions and Policy (pp. 282-308). Rowan & Littlefield Publishers

Flynn, P. M, Doeringer, P, , . (1982). Manpower Strategies for Growth and Diversity in New England' High Technology Sector. In John C. Hoy and Melvin H. Bernstein (Eds.), New England's Vital Resources: The Labor Force. Washington, D.C.: . American Council on Education

Flynn, P. M. (1982). Finance and the Future of Higher Education in New England. In John C. Hoy and Melvin H. Bernstein (Eds.), Financing Higher Education (pp. 45-77). Mt. Auburn House Publishing

Flynn, P. M. (1981). Occupational Education and Training: Goals and Performance. In Bruce Vermeulen and Peter B. Doeringer (Eds.), Jobs and Training: Vocational Policy and the Labor Market (pp. 50-71). Martinus Nijhoff Publishing

Flynn, P. M. (1981). Market Influence on Higher Education: A Perspective for the 1980s. In John C. Hoy and Melvin H. Bernstein (Eds.), Business and Academic: Partners in New England's Economic Renewal (pp. 26-74). University Press of New England

Other(s)
Flynn, P. M, MA Tech Collaborative, I. (2013). Index of the MA Innovation Economy. MA Tech Collaborative

Adams, S. M, Flynn, P. M, Wolfman, T. (2012). "Unfinished Business" The 2012 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers in MA Public Companies.

MA Tech Collaborative, , Flynn, P. M. (2012). 2011 Index of the MA Innovation Economy.

Adams, S. M, Flynn, P. M, Wolfman, T. (2011). "What If..." The 2011 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers in MA Public Companies. The Boston Club

, J, Flynn, P. M. (2011). Index of the MA Innovation Economy. MA Technology Collaborative(14) (link)

Flynn, P. M, MA Technology Collaborative, , , . (2010). Index of the MA Innovation Economy, Annually, 1997 - 2009. MA Technology Collaborative (link)

Adams, S. M, Flynn, P. M, Wolfman, T. G. (2010). Making a Difference. The Boston Club (link)

Flynn, P. M, Schwarzkopf, D. L. (2010). Assessment of state reports on technology-based economic development: Lessons for benchmarking. National Science Foundation, 360 pp. Forthcoming

Adams, S. M, Flynn, P. M, Wolfman, T. G. (2009). Building for the Future or Stuck in the Past?: 2009 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers in the Largest 100 Public Companies of Massachusetts. The Boston Club (link)

Adams, S. M, Flynn, P. M, Wolfman, T. G. (2008). Succession Planning and Diversity: A Winning Combination in Troubled Times (2008 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers in the Largest 100 Public Companies of Massachusetts). The Boston Club (link)

Adams, S. M, Flynn, P. M, Wolfman, T. G. (2007). Leading by Example: 2007 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers in the Largest 100 Public Companies of Massachusetts. The Boston Club (link)

Flynn, P. M. (2007). Red Flags in High Tech. The New England Journal of Higher Education, XXII(1), 23-24.

Adams, S. M, Flynn, P. M, Wolfman, T. G. (2006). Missed Opportunities: 2006 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers in the Largest 100 Public Companies of Massachusetts. The Boston Club (link)

Adams, S. M, Flynn, P. M. (2005). Stuck in Neutral: 2005Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers in the Largest 100 Public Companies of Massachusetts. The Boston Club (link)

Flynn, P. M, Adams, S. M. (2004). Strategic Assets: 2004 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers in the Largest 100 Public Companies of Massachusetts. The Boston Club (link)

Flynn, P. M, Adams, M, , . (2004). From Innovation to Jobs: Collaboration Needed to Boost the Economy. Mass High Tech

Flynn, P. M, Adams, M. (2003). The Innovation Imperative. Mass High Tech

Flynn, P. M, Adams, S. M. (2003). Strategic Assets: 2003 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers. The Boston Club (link)

Flynn, P. M. (2003). The Celtic Tiger: Ireland's Dramatic Economic Transformation. Mass High Tech(January)

Flynn, P. M, Alvani, J. (1998). Why Innovation is an Economic Priority for MA. Mass High Tech, 2,4.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Flynn, P. M. (2013). "PRME Gender Equality Repository." Presented at the Bentley 's 2013 Fall Research Colloquium: Responsible Innovation.

Flynn, P. M. (2013). "Business schools as responsible change agents. From Transition to Transformation: Research and Publications." Presented at the CEEMAN 21st Annual Conference, Bled, Slovenia.

Flynn, P. M. (2013). Presented at the UN PRME's 2013 PRME Global Summit, Discussion Leader, "New Ways of Developing Leaders for the Future We Want", Bled, Slovenia.

Flynn, P. M. (2013). "Perfect storm on the horizon for women business school deans"." Presented at the Newcastle University Business School (UK)'s Gender, Professions and Society Forum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

Flynn, P. M. (2013). "Mutual Fund Boards & Corporate Boards: Differences and Similarities." Presented at the Women Corporate Directors (WCD)'s "Mutual fund boards: Evolution from passive players to corporate watchdogs".

Flynn, P. M. (2013). Presented at the Association of Builders & Contractors, MA chapter's "The MA Innovation Economy: Benchmarking with our competitors".

Flynn, P. M. (2013). Presented at the UN PRME's International Webinar: PRME Working Group on Gender Equality: Next Steps".

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "Governance and the Responsible Enterprise." Presented at the Bentley University & State Street Foundation, 8th Global Business Ethics Symposium 's The Future of Capitalism: Ethics, Sustainable Practice & the Global Economy, Waltham. Panel Moderator (May 21).

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "Addressing Gender Equality Issues in Management Education and the Workplace." Presented at the UN Global Compact PRME (Nov. 30) Lead Presenter's International Webinar.

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "PRME Gender Equality Working Group: Global Repository Project." Presented at the UN Global Compact PRME. (Mar. 2) Lead Presenter's International Webinar.

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "Inspiring Women Today & Tomorrow." Presented at the Deutsche Bank PGA Golf Championship's Inaugural Executive Women's Day , TPC Boston, Power Brokers Breakfast Speaker (Aug. 28).

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "Fostering the Integration of Gender Issues into Management Education Across the Globe." Presented at the Gender & Diversity Organization's Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston (Aug. 6) .

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "Goals, Activities and Future Plans for the Anti-Corruption, Gender Equality and Anti-Poverty PRME Working Groups." Presented at the UN Global Compact's Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum (CSF), Rio de Janeiro (June 16).

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "Launch of the Global Repository of Resources on Gender Equality." Presented at the UN Global Compact/Principles for Responsible Management (PRME)'s 3rd Global Forum for Responsible Management Education, Rio de Janeiro. (June 15) Discussion Leader For Global Forum .

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "The Economic Impact of Women on Boards." Presented at the WEST (Women Executives in Science and Technology)'s Executive Women Dinner, Boston. (June 6) Panelist.

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "Executive Panel Discussion: Perspectives & Best Practices from CEOs and Diversity Leaders, Panel Moderator." Presented at the Center for Women & Business Inaugural Forum's Moving from Conversation to Action, Bentley University. (Apr. 27).

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "Using PRME's New Global Repository on Gender Equality to Bring about Change in Management Education." Presented at the AACSB Deans Conference, PRME Affinity Group, New Orleans (Feb. 9).

Flynn, P. M. (2012). "What You Can Do To Foster Gender Equality in Management Education." Presented at the AACSB Deans Conference, Women Administrators in Management Education (WAME) Affinity Group, New Orleans (Feb. 9).

Flynn, P. M. (2011). "Women in Finance: Personal and Professional Success [11/16/11]." Presented at the Treasury Management Association of New England's Women in Finance Professional Development Program, Bank of NY Mellon, Boston .

Flynn, P. M. (2011). "The MA Innovation Economy: Past, Present & Future [12/15/11]." Presented at the Middlesex Savings Bank's 12th Annual Middlesex Savings Bank Economic Breakfast, Newton, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (2011). Presented at the NACD/National's Diversity Opportunities for Women in the Boardroom.

Flynn, P. M. (2011). "Roundtable Participant [06/23/11]." Presented at the NACD/National's Women in the Boardroom: Moving the Needle, NYC.

Flynn, P. M. (2011). "Business School Deans: Characteristics and Career Paths by Gender & Prospects for the Future [2/28/11]." Presented at the Women's Leadership Institute (WLI) Scholar Series, Bentley.

Flynn, P. M. (2010). "Get Smart; Best Bets in Director Education." Presented at the Women Corporate Directors (WCD), Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2010). "Your Nomination and Interview for a Board Seat." Presented at the New Directions, Board Directorship Speaker Series, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2009). "Competing through Innovation: Benchmarking MA with Leading Technology States and Global Hubs." Presented at the The President's Forum of Boston, Annual Meeting, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2009). "Reflections on Being the First Woman on a Corporate Board"; and, "The Status of Women on Corporate Boards." Presented at the University of Southern New Hampshire's Women's Leadership Summit, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Flynn, P. M. (2009). ""Assessment of the current financial and economic crises: A Conversation with Cathy Minehan"." Presented at the WLI's WLI Forum, Bentley.

Flynn, P. M. (2009). "Insights and Interests of the NEBH Board of Visitors: Results from Member Survey." Presented at the New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH)'s Mid-year Meeting ofthe Board of Visitors (BoV) .

Flynn, P. M. (2009). "Barriers Hindering Women's Access to Corporate Boards." Presented at the Minnesota Women's Economic Roundtable (MWER) and WCD's Launch of the MN Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Flynn, P. M., McTiernan, S. (2008). "Paths to the Business School Deanship." Presented at the AACSB-International's Associate Deans Conference, Glendale, AR.

Flynn, P. M. (2008). "A Conversation with Alan Hassenfeld, former Chairman and CEO of Hasbro, Inc." Presented at the National Association of Corproate Directors (NACD)'s Executive Speaker Series, Boston.

Flynn, P. M., McTiernan, S. (2008). "Characteristics of Today's B-School Deans and How They Got There." Presented at the AACSB-International's Deans Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Flynn, P. M. (2008). "Is Massachusetts Losing its Competitive Edge?" Presented at the Smaller Business Administration of New England (SBANE)'s Annual Meeting, Waltham, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (2008). "Engaging the Business Advisory Council in Development and Communications Activities." Presented at the AACSB-International's Development and Communications Conference, Chicago.

Flynn, P. M. (2007). "Leading Practices for Effective Boards." Presented at the NACD's Directors' Professional Development Workshop, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2007). "Skills Challenges Threatening U.S. Competitiveness in the Global Economy and Implications for Massachusetts, Keynote Address." Presented at the Smaller Business Administration of New England (SBANE)'s Workforce 2008 Conference, Waltham.

Flynn, P. M. (2007). "Benchmarking Economic Development in MA: Unsettling Trends." Presented at the Bentley Executive Club Bankers' Affinity Luncheon, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2007). "Women on Corporate Boards: Status and Action Steps for Change." Presented at the Harvard Club of Boston's The Women of the Harvard Club , Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2007). "Innovation and Economic Development: Benchmarking MA, NY and NJ." Presented at the Bentley University's Bentley Alumni Chapter, Paramus, NJ.

Flynn, P. M. (2007). "Characteristics & Responsibilities of Corporate Directors." Presented at the Financial Executives International (FEI)'s FEI Annual Summit, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2007). "Driving Greater Boston and New England - The Impact of Greater Boston's Teaching Hospitals." Presented at the Boston Teaching Hospitals and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's Leading Industries Executive Forum, Boston.

Adams, S. M., Flynn, P. M. (2006). "Women on Boards of Directors: The United States Regional Update and Potential Route to More Substantial Progress." Presented at the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Flynn, P. M. (2006). "Transitioning to an Innovation-Driven Economy." Presented at the Forfas's National Skills Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Flynn, P. M. (2006). "Responsibilities and Expectations of Directors on Non-Profit Boards." Presented at the Strategic Venture Advisors's Non-Profit Director Professional Development Workshop, Newton, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (2006). "The Adventures of Being a Corporate Director." Presented at the Financial Women's Association's Annual Directors' Meeting, New York City.

Flynn, P. M. (2006). "The Composition of Corporate Boards: Accelerating the Pace of Change." Presented at the 2nd Bentley Global Business Ethics Symposium's Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century: Coping with Globalization, Bentley University.

Flynn, P. M. (2006). "Women on Corporate Boards: Status and Strategies for Change." Presented at the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)/New England Women in Real Estate (NEWIRE) Regional Conference, Boston.

Flynn, P. M., Adams, S. M. (2006). "Changing the Gender Composition of Corporate Boards and Executive Suites: Research & Strategies." Presented at the Bentley University's Management Department Research Seminar.

Flynn, P. M. (2006). "Best Practices for Effective Corporate Boards." Presented at the NACD's Director Professional Development Workshop, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2005). "Findings of the Annual Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers." Presented at the The Boston Club's Corporate Salute (2003, 2004, 2005), Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2005). "Effective, Engaged Business Advisory Boards." Presented at the Canadian Federation of Business School Deans's Fall Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Flynn, P. M. (2005). "Board of Directors 101." Presented at the MA Society of CPAs (MSCPA)'s Professional Development Program, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2005). "Continuing Professional Development for Corporate Directors: The Lay of the Land." Presented at the Women Corporate Directors 's The Board's Role in Strategy, New York City.

Flynn, P. M. (2005). "Perspectives of a Corporate Director." Presented at the Bentley Alumni Chapter's The CFO and the Board, Waltham, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (2005). "The Impact and Status of Women in the Boardroom." Presented at the NACD/Houston Chapter's Women in Governance Workshop, Houston.

Flynn, P. M. (2005). "Getting Your Seat at the Table." Presented at the Business and Professional Women/USA's National Conference: Making Influential Connections, Philadelphia.

Flynn, P. M. (2005). "The How's and Why's of Joining the Board of a Public or Privately-Held Company." Presented at the Financial Executives International (FEI)/Boston Chapter's Professional Development Session, Boston.

Adams, S. M., Flynn, P. M. (2004). "Creating actionable knowledge: A case study to promote women on corporate boards." Presented at the Academy of Management, New Orleans.

Flynn, P. M. (2004). "So You Want to Become a Corporate Director?"

Flynn, P. M. (2004). "Are We Nominating the Right Directors?" Presented at the NACD's Annual Conference on Corporate Governance, Washington, DC.

Flynn, P. M. (2004). "Friend-making and Fund-raising." Presented at the AACSB-International's Annual Meeting, Montreal.

Flynn, P. M. (2004). "Moving Up the Value Chain: Innovation and the Knowledge Economy in Ireland." Presented at the American Electronics Association (AEA) and the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) of Ireland's Doing Business in Ireland, Waltham, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (2004). "Women on Corporate Boards in MA." Presented at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's Women's Network Breakfast, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2003). "Creatively Managing Advisory Boards." Presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration (MAABCA)'s Annual Meeting, Fordham University, New York.

Flynn, P. M. (2003). "Finding Qualified and Independent Board Members - Who Just Happen to Be Women." Presented at the NACD's Professional Development Breakfast, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2003). "Is the Innovation Economy Dead or Alive?" Presented at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth's Annual Policy Studies Lecture, Dartmouth, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (2002). "Innovation in the Medical Devices Industry in Massachusetts." Presented at the MA Medical Devices Association 's MA MEDIC Annual Meeting, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2002). "Innovative Ways for MBA Programs to Interact with the Business Community." Presented at the National Part-Time MBA Conference, Waltham.

Flynn, P. M. (2002). "The Role and Clout of Women in the U.S. Economy." Presented at the The Boston Club's Advisory Board Annual Meeting, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2002). "Secure Your Financial Future." Presented at the Women in Technology International (WITI)'s Annual Conference, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2001). "How Does New England Compete?" Presented at the Mass High Tech's Pulse of Technology Conference, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2001). "10 Practical Tips on Developing and Managing Business Advisory Boards,." Presented at the Northeast Business Deans, Ledyard, CT.

Flynn, P. M. (2001). "Networking and Mentoring for Success." Presented at the AACSB-International's Women Administrators in Management Education (WAME), New York City.

Flynn, P. M. (2001). "So You Want to be a Corporate Director?" Presented at the Financial Women's Association (FWA)/Boston Chapter's Annual Meeting, Boston.

Flynn, P. M., Levy, E. S., Kellogg, D. M. (2000). "Customized Work Arrangements in the Public Accounting Profession." Presented at the The Applied Business Research Conference Program, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Flynn, P. M. (2000). "Women's Career Development: The Male Perspective."

Flynn, P. M. (2000). "Seize the Millennium: With Agility, Technology and People." Presented at the Brookline Chamber of Commerce's First Annual Business EXPO, Brookline, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (2000). "Integrating Business and IT into the Curriculum." Presented at the IBM Conference on E-Commerce, New York.

Flynn, P. M. (2000). "Fostering Organizational and Curricular Change in Business Schools." Presented at the New York University, Stern School of Business's International Teachers Program, New York City.

Flynn, P. M. (2000). "Careers and Opportunities in Finance and Business." Presented at the National Conference on Girls, Women & Money, Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2000). "E-Business and Business Education." Presented at the AACSB-International's First Annual AACSB Management Education E-Commerce Conference , Boston.

Flynn, P. M. (2000). "E-Business and Graduate and Professional Education@Bentley College." Presented at the AACSB-International's Associate Deans' Seminar, San Diego.

Flynn, P. M., Levy, E. S., Kellogg, D. M. (1999). "Customized Work Arrangements in the Accounting Profession." Presented at the American Association for Business and Behavioral Science, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Flynn, P. M. (1999). "Transforming From Within the Business School: A Dean's Panel." Presented at the AACSB's Associate Deans Seminar, Miami.

Flynn, P. M. (1999). "Graduate and Professional Programs in E-Business at Bentley College." Presented at the IBM Conference on E-Commerce, New York .

Flynn, P. M. (1999). "New England: Building a 21st Century Economy." Presented at the Center for Best Practices's National Governor's Association, Portsmouth, NH.

Flynn, P. M. (1999). "Integrating IT into MBA Programs." Presented at the AACSB Annual Meeting, Atlanta.

Flynn, P. M. (1998). "The 1998 Index of the MA Innovation Economy: Findings & Policy Implications." Presented at the Governor's Council on Economic Growth and Technology, Boston, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (1998). "Attracting High-Tech Industries." Presented at the Connecticut Light and Power, Berlin, CT.

Flynn, P. M. (1998). "Competitive Advantage and Drivers of the Regional Economy." Presented at the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, CA.

Flynn, P. M. (1998). "Lessons Learned: 25 Years of State Economic Policy." Presented at the MassInc, Boston, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (1997). "The Launch of the MA Innovation Index." Presented at the Associated Industries of MA, Boston, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (1997). "The New Index of the MA Innovation Economy: Keeping Focus on Our Competitive Advantage." Presented at the MA Business Roundtable, Boston, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (1996). "The Effects of State and Local Public Policies on Economic Development." Presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (1994). "Are Labor Skills Meeting Business Needs?" Presented at the New England Economic Project Outlook Conference, Boston, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (1994). "State Strategies for Job Growth." Presented at the New England Advisory Council's Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (1994). "Competitive Strategies of States: Implications for New England." Presented at the Boston Economic Club, Boston, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (1992). "Competitive Strategies & Economic Development: Lessons for New England." Presented at the New England Economic Project Outlook Conference, Boston, MA.

Flynn, P. M. (1992). "Anticipating the Impacts of Technological Change." Presented at the Estonian Management Institute, Tallinn, Estonia.

Flynn, P. M. (1990). "Utilizing the Talents of Blue-Collar Workers: The Impacts of Technological Change." Presented at the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, Washington, DC.

Flynn, P. M. (1990). "The Workforce of the Future: Impacts of Technological Change." Presented at the National Economists Club, Washington, DC.

Service

Department Service
Faculty Evaluation - 2013
Committee Member for Principles Committee, 2011 - 2012
Committee Chair for Summer Grant Review Committee - 2011
Committee Member for Assurance of Learning, 2007 - 2009
Committee Chair for Summer Grant Proposal Review Committee, 2007 - 2009
Committee Member for Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2006 - 2007
Committee Chair for Management Department, Industrial Liaison Project Committee - 2005

University Service
member for Center for Women and Business, Faculty-Staff Steering Committee, 2012
Regular guest for Bentley Executive Club, Various presentations and events, 2007
Member for Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2011 - 2013
Guest Speaker for Bentley University, Grants Office - 2013
Committee Chair for NEASC Re-accreditation Committee, 2011 - 2012
Bentley Executive Club, "Overview of Bentley's Corporate Immersion Program" - 2012
Committee Member for Bentley Executive Club, "Donnie Walberg Presents" - 2012
Committee Member for Center for Women in Business Advisory Board Member - 2011
Committee Member for Promotion and Tenure (P&T) Committee - 2011
Reviewed proposals for funding for Center for Women & Business, Proposal Reviewer, 2011 - 2011
Participant for Bentley Executive Club, "Restaurant Panel" - 2011
Mentor (Faculty) for 85 Broads - 2011
Participant for Bentley Executive Club, "A Celebration of Celtic Pride" - 2011
Committee Member for Institute for Women's Leadership, Advisory Board, 2005 - 2010
Brainstormer for Women's Leadership Institute, 2008 - 2009
Committee Member for Board of Trustees Academic Affairs Committee, 2007 - 2009
Committee Member for Salary & Benefits Committee, 2007 - 2009
Committee Member for Institutional Positioning & Reputation Group, Bentley Strategic Planning - 2008
Committee Chair for EQUIS Self-Evaluation Team, Corporate Relations, 2007 - 2008
Committee Member for Search Committee, Dean of Business & the McCallum Graduate School, 2007 - 2008
Research Associate for Cronin International Center, 2005 - 2008
Committee Member for Institutional Review Board (IRB), 2004 - 2008
Brainstormer for Women's Leadership Institute, MOM program - 2008
Committee Member for Bentley President Search Committee, 2005 - 2007
Committee Member for Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2004 - 2007
Committee Member for Vice Provost of International Affairs Search Committee, 2005 - 2006
Committee Chair for Faculty Affairs Committee, 2004 - 2006
Committee Member for Short-term Program Advisory Board, Cronin International Center - 2005
Committee Chair for MA High Tech/Bentley New England Tech Stock Index, 2001 - 2005

Professional Service
Committee Member for Mutual Fund Directors Forum, Webinar Working Group, 2013 - Present
Advisory Board/Council Member for National Association of Corporate Directors/New England (NACD/NE), 2012
Advisory Board/Council Member for The Boston Club, "Directors Circle", 2012
Co-Chair for United Nations Global Compact/Principles on Responsible Management Education (PRME), Working Group on Gender Equality, 2011
Board of Directors of a Company for Columbia Funds, 2010 - Present
Governing Board Member for Innovation Institute , Governing Board, 2010
Committee Chair for Innovation Institute, Research and Analysis Advisory Committee, 2010 - Present
Task Force Member for MA Business Roundtable (MBR), Education and Competitiveness Task Forces, 2010 - Present
Non-Profit Board Member for Massachusetts Business Roundtable, 2010
Non-Profit Board Member for MA Taxpayers Foundation (MTF), 1997
Committee Member for NACD, Public Director Nominating Committee, Director of the Year Awards, 2012 - 2013
Reviewer for University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Economics Department, Promotion & Tenure Case on Corporate Governance - 2012
Reviewer for NSF, National Science Board - 2012
Participant for Harvard Business School, 2011 - 2012
Advisory Board/Council Member for Move the Needle: Diversity and Women in the Boardroom, 2011 - 2012
Advisory Board/Council Member for 2020 Women on Boards, 2010 - 2012
Committee Member for ION Membership Committee, 2005 - 2012
Judge for New England Women's Leadership Awards, 1999 - 2012
Non-Profit Board Member for National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)/New England , 2005 - 2012
Committee Member for New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) Board of Visitors, 1998 - 2011
Conference Advisory Board Member for 4th International HR Conference (Bangkok), 2011 - 2011
Chairperson for PRME Gender Equality Working Group, International Webinar - 2011
Judge, Best Paper Awards for 4th International HR Conference (Bangkok) - 2011
Board of Directors of a Company for RiverSource Funds, 2005 - 2010
Committee Chair for Index of the MA Innovation Economy Advisory Committee, 1996 - 2010
Committee Member for CEO Search Committee, New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), 2008 - 2009
Committee Chair for NACD/NE, Director of the Year Awards, Selection Committee, 2007 - 2008
Chairperson for New England Baptist Hospital Board of Visitors, 2007 - 2008
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Science Foundation (NSF), 2006 - 2008
Committee Member for The Boston Club, Corproate Board Resource Committee, 1996 - 2008
Committee Member for MA Taxpayers Foundation, Executive Committee, 2006 - 2007
Committee Chair for InterOrganization Network, Membership Committee, 2005 - 2007
Committee Chair for NACD/NE, Nominating & Governance Committee, 2005 - 2007
Committee Member for Financial Executives International (FEI), Board Resource Committee, 2003 - 2007
Committee Member for Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Women's Network Advisory Board, 2003 - 2007
Committee Chair for NACD/NE, Executive Speaker Series, 2003 - 2007
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Global Business & Organizational Excellence: A Review of Research & Best Practices - 2007
Committee Member for MA Taxpayers Foundation, Program Committee, 2004 - 2006
Board of Directors of a Company for American Express Funds, 2004 - 2005
Board of Directors of a Company for BostonFed Bancorp (holding company), Boston Federal Savings Bank & Broadway National Bank, 2000 - 2005
Editorial Review Board Member for Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), Selections, 2000 - 2005
Committee Member for Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Innovation & Technology Committee, 2001 - 2004
Committee Member for Financial Women's Association/Boston, Program Committee, 1997 - 2003
Chairperson for AACSB Women Administrators in Management Education affinity group, 2000 - 2002
New England Assoc. of Schools & Colleges, Accreditation Team Member, 1985 - 2002
Board of Directors of a Company for Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, 1998 - 2001
Committee Member for Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Leading Industries Committee, 1995 - 2001
Professional Services Management Association, Juror, Management Achievement Awards, 1998 - 2000
Board of Directors of a Company for USTrust, 1998 - 2000
Board Member for MA Educational Research Institute, 1997 - 2000
AACSB, Accreditation Team Member, 1997 - 1998
Board of Directors of a Company for The Federal Savings Bank, 1994 - 1998
American Council on Education, National Identification Program, Executive Board Member, 1983 - 1987

Public Service
Board Member for MA Technology Collaborative, 1996 - 2009
Chairperson for Index of the MA Innovation Economy Advisory Committee, 1996 - 2005
Committee Member for National Research Council, Board on Testing & Assessment, 1993 - 1995