Scholarly & Creative Interests
Dr. Schultz has an active research and writing agenda focused on the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), formal workplace social networks, and human capital.
She has presented original research at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conferences in the Americas, the Midwest Academy of Management Annual Meetings, International College Teaching and Learning Conference, and International Applied Business Conference. Her research has been published in the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, Business Research Yearbook, American Journal of Business Education, Journal of Business and Education Research, Journal of Diversity Management, Journal of College Reading and Learning, Contemporary Issues in Education Research, and Research & Teaching in Developmental Education.
She was the recipient of the 2011 Metropolitan State University Antiracism and Diversity Leadership Award. She was Program Chair-elect (2012-13) Program Chair (2013-14) and President (2014-15) for the Midwest Academy of Management. She serves as an Editorial Review Board Member for the Organization Management Journal and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of College Teaching & Learning.
In 2019, she was appointed to the Academy of Management Ethics Ombuds Committee to serve as an ombudsperson. She is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and International Ombudsman Association (IOA) trained Ombudsperson.
Dr. Schultz has 20+ years of experience in collegiate teaching, higher education administration, and business. She has held leadership positions in human resources, sales, marketing, and executive management; including strategic corporate leadership and profit/loss responsibilities at the Vice-President level.
Recent Published Papers and Book Chapters:
Schultz, J. L. (2018). What Is HR/Why Is HR Important/Strategic HRM: A picture is worth a thousand words: Strategic HRM. In S. C. de Janasz, & J. Crossman (Eds.), Teaching HRM: An experiential approach (pp. 11-14). Edward Elgar Publishing. Ebook ISBN: 978 1 78643 979 6: Cased ISBN: 978 1 78643 978 9; Paperback ISBN: 978 1 78643 980 2
Schultz, J. L., & Thompson, K. R. (2017). Reflections on a quality, values-driven academic career: An interview with Kenneth R. Thompson. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 1-9. 10.1177/1548051817713695.
Schultz, J. L., Agrimonti, L. M., & Higbee, J. L. (2016). Integrating academic journal review assignments into a graduate business leadership course.American Journal of Business Education, 9(2), 57-65.
Notable Professional Development Workshops
Schultz, J. L., Nowakowski, M. J., Sovereign, A., & Finlayson, J. (2020, March). The doctor is in: Teaching as an engaging encore. Panel/symposium presented at the 16th Annual Doctoral Research Symposium, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
Schultz, J. L., Comer, D. R., Cooper, E. A., Lewis, V. J., Tosti-Kharas, J., Levinson, J., Andreeva, T., Nair, L. B., Saxena, S., Michaelson, C., McCarthy, M., Park, S., Wayne, K., Urick, M. J., Sprinkle, T. A., Lenaghan, J. A., Holbrook, R., Beech, C., & Wang, H. (2019, August). Silver Screen Solutions: Teaching Management Topics Using Recently Released Films. Professional development workshop presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts. (This workshop was designated for both the MED Junior Faculty Consortium and MED Doctoral Consortium programs.)
Schultz, J. L., Park, S., Lewis, V. J., Stewart, C., Jhamb, S., Comer, D., Heilmann, S., Tangpong, C., Downs, A., Cooper, E., Cavanagh, K. V., French, M., Wei, H., Soltwisch, B., Barnes, K. L., Nam, K., Szyliowicz, D., & De Janasz, S. C. (2017, August). Teaching with Television Media. Professional development workshop conducted at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia. (Received Management Education and Development (MED) ASFOR Best Professional Development Workshop (PDW) award.)