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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Linda Peters

Affiliated Expert

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Organization Studies (major), Statistics (minor), University of Massachusetts, 2003
Master of Business Administration, Western New England College, 1996
Bachelor of Business Administration, / Emphasis in Finance, American International College, 1993

Academic Appointments

Affiliated Expert, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2011 - Present
Senior Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2009-2011
Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2003-2009
Teaching Assistant, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2001-2002
Research Assistant, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1999-2001

Teaching Interests

Organizational Behavior & Leadership ()
Human Relations Management ()
Real Estate Investment ()
Negotiations ()
Entrepreneurship ()
Management ()

Selected Publications

Peters, L. & Shmerling, S. (2013). Online Simulations: Identifying Factors that Impact Performance. In Proceedings of Eastern Academy of Management, 50th Annual Meeting. Baltimore, May 2013. Pgs. 1676 - 1695. 

Shmerling, S. & Peters, L.M.L. (2012). Virtual Teaming in Online Education: Does It Work? In Wang, S. and Harrison, Y. (Eds.), Cases on Formal, Non-Formal, and Informal Online Learning: Opportunities and Practices. IGI Global Publishing. Pgs. 1 - 18.

Peters, L., Shmerling, S., & Karren, R. (2011). Constructivist Pedagogy in / Asynchronous Online Education: Examining Proactive Behavior and the Impact on Student Engagement Levels. International Journal on E-Learning, 10(3):311 - 330.

Miller, J.K., Farmer, K.P., Miller, D.J. & Peters, L.M. (2010). Panacea or snake oil? Interest-based bargaining in the U.S. airline and rail industries. Negotiation Journal. 26(2):177 - 201. 

Peters, L. & Karren, R. (2009). An Examination of the Roles of Trust and Functional Diversity on Virtual Team Performance Ratings. Group & Organization Management Journal. 34(4):479 - 504. DOI:10.1177/1059601107312170