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Business Department

Shelly McCallum-Ferguson, D.B.A.
Shelly McCallum-Ferguson
Business - Associate Professor, Department Chair - Business

(507) 457-7279

Shelly McCallum is an Associate Professor of Business at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Scholarly & Creative Interests
Research in the area of Organizational Behavior specifically focusing on networking behaviors, social capital and organizational commitment

Courses Recently Taught at SMU
Strategic Management
International Marketing (undergraduate and graduate levels)
Professional Sales & Sales Management
Advertising and Promotions

Professional Organizations
Academy of Management
Midwest Academy of Management
Academy of International Business

D.B.A., St. Ambrose University, Winona, MN, May 2008
M.A., International Business, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota,Winona, MN, May 1996
B.A., Sociology ,The University of Western Ontario, June 1990

Teaching Experience
2008 to Present: Associate Professor, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
2005-2008: Adjunct Professor, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
1998-2008: Assistant Professor, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, MN

Other Professional Experience
1997-1998: American Legend Cooperative, Seattle, WA, International Marketing Manager
1990-1995: Harrod & Mirlin, Toronto, Canada, Media Supervisor
1989-1990:McCann-Erickson, Toronto, Canada, Media Buyer/Planner
1988-1989: Larter Advertising, Toronto, Canada, Media Buyer

Marketing: Low Cost/No Cost Ideas for Small Business. Presentation to Winona Area Chamber of Commerce, November 2004

Women, Work, and Leadership. Guest lecture for Saint Mary’s University Global Issues class, October 2003

Bafa Bafa. A cross cultural training session for Winona State University education students, August 2003

Paper Presentations
McCallum, S., & Behnke, T. (October, 2007). Greasing the Wheels of Management Innovation: The Role of Strategic Leadership. Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwest Academy of Management, Kansas City, MO.

McCallum, S. (October, 2007). Corporate Alumni Networks as an Organizational Resource. Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwest Academy of Management, Kansas City, MO.

McCallum, S., & O’Connell, D. (May 2007). Social Capital in Leadership Development: The Missing Ingredient? Paper presented at the meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, New Brunswick, NJ.

McCallum, S. (October, 2006). Firm Culture and Interorganizational Network Participation. Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwest Academy of Management, Louisville, KY.

McCallum, S., Mutter, J., Mangan, W., Judd, M., & Lehnertz, T. (February, 2000). Validating Measure of an Undergraduate Semester Abroad Experience Using the ASCD. Paper presented at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research 29th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Mangan, W., McCallum, S., Mutter, J., Judd, M., & Lehnertz, T. (April, 2000). The ASCD: Developing a tool to assessing cultural sensitivity in students. Poster session at the American Association for Higher Education 2000 National Conference on Higher Education in Anaheim, CA.

Solomon, Marshall, and Stuart "Marketing: Real People, Real Choices," 4th edition, 2006

Manuscripts Under Review
McCallum, S., & O’Connell, D. Social capital and leadership development: Building stronger leadership through enhanced relational skills. Manuscript is under review at Leadership & Organization Development Journal