Managerial Studies

PatrickĀ O'Leary

Associate Professor

International Business

Main Campus
Ambrose Hall, 307
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Teaches in the area of international business and management.

He was born in Ireland and has worked in six countries including Japan, Belgium, and the United Arab Emirates. He has lead SAU study tours to Europe (London, Brussels), Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong) and the Middle East (Israel). He has recently taught management classes in Croatia and Germany.


Courses Taught

MGMT 332 Organizational Theory and Behavior
INTL 221 Introduction to International Business
INTL 374 World Regions
INTL 377 Environment of International Business
MBA 615 Ethical and Social Responsibility of Business
MBA 730 Managing Across Cultures
MBA 732 International Political Economy


Recent Publications

Skill Development in Insurance Professionals. Journal of Insurance Regulation. In Press.

Approaches to the Valuation of Illiquid Assets: A Practitioner Perspective. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives 36(2): 84-94, Fall/Winter 2010.

Impact of Mandatory Diversity Training. Journal of North American Management Society 5(1/2): 74-82, 2010.

Job Satisfaction of Physicians in Russia. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance 22(3): 221-231, 2009.

Learner-Instructor Telephone Interaction: Effects on Satisfaction and Achievement of Online Students. American Journal of Distance Education 21(3): 133-143, 2007

Chicken and Egg: A Case Study of the Poultry Genetics Industry. Ivey Management Services, Ontario, Canada. 2006. 9B06A022


Community Involvement

Member - Illinois Small Business/International Trade Center
Member - Davenport Citizen's Advisory Council
Mamber - Economic Restructuring Committee, Hilltop Campus Village