Tuck Pescosolido

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Chair, Management Department
Phone: (603) 862-3367
Office: Management, Paul College Rm 270E, Durham, NH 03824
Tuck Pescosolido

Before entering academia, Professor Pescosolido helped set up the Quality Assurance program for an R&D pharmaceutical firm, facilitated the TQM process for a 250 person manufacturing organization, and spent 5 years designing and delivering training sessions for a global management consulting organization. He has designed and led multiple team-building and leadership development training sessions as an independent consultant and facilitator and has spoken to a wide variety of audiences on topics of leadership and effective teaming.
His teaching and research activities focus on team design, team building, and the development of effective leaders in organizations.

Education

  • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve University
  • B.A., Psychology, Harvard University

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Management Education
  • Organizational Development/Capacity Building
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior

Courses Taught

  • ADMN 575: Behavior in Organizations
  • ADMN 912: Managing Self & Leading Others
  • MGT 713: Leadership Assessmnt & Develp

Selected Publications

Harvey, P., Harris, K. J., Kacmar, K. M., Buckless, A., & Pescosolido, A. T. (2014). The Impact of Political Skill on Employees’ Perceptions of Ethical Leadership. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 21(1), 5-16. doi:10.1177/1548051813483834

Pescosolido, A. T., & Saavedra, R. (2012). Cohesion and Sports Teams. Small Group Research, 43(6), 744-758. doi:10.1177/1046496412465020

Pescosolido, A. T., Kalargyrou, V., & Kalagiros, E. A. (2012). Leadership skills in management education. Academy of Educational Leadership, 16(1), 39-63.

Romero, E., & Pescosolido, A. (2008). Humor and group effectiveness. Human Relations, 61(3), 395-418. doi:10.1177/0018726708088999

Pescosolido, A. T. (2005). Managing emotion: A new role for emergent group leaders. In Unknown Book (pp. 317-334). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Pescosolido, A. T. (2003). Group Efficacy And Group Effectiveness. Small Group Research, 34(1), 20-42. doi:10.1177/1046496402239576

Wolff, S. B., Pescosolido, A. T., & Druskat, V. U. (2002). Emotional intelligence as the basis of leadership emergence in self-managing teams. The Leadership Quarterly, 13(5), 505-522. doi:10.1016/s1048-9843(02)00141-8

Pescosolido, A. T. (2002). Emergent leaders as managers of group emotion. The Leadership Quarterly, 13(5), 583-599. doi:10.1016/s1048-9843(02)00145-5

Druskat, V. U., & Pescosolido, A. T. (2002). The Content of Effective Teamwork Mental Models in Self-Managing Teams: Ownership, Learning and Heedful Interrelating. Human Relations, 55(3), 283-314. doi:10.1177/0018726702553001

Pescosolido, A. T. (2001). Informal Leaders and the Development of Group Efficacy. Small Group Research, 32(1), 74-93. doi:10.1177/104649640103200104

Most Cited Publications