Brendan Bannister



Professor Brendan D. Bannister is a member of the Management and Organizational Development (MOD) Group in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. During his career, Professor Bannister has twice served as the chair of the MOD Group and also served as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Business Programs. Professor Bannister has enjoyed a long relationship with Northeastern's Irish institutional partner, Dublin City University, in the International Partnership of Business Schools (IPBS). He has worked extensively, for 15 years, with Irish and European executives in a longitudinal, personal development process that he developed. Implementing these real world, practice-based methodologies has furthered Professor Bannister’s interest and research on alternative learning models, based on developing managerial and leadership insight and behavioral change in both classroom and non-classroom environments. This approach has been featured in various executive education ventures in a variety of U.S. organizations. Professor Bannister’s international research, teaching and consulting has focused on performance enhancement and development, creativity, and feedback and communication effectiveness.  His published articles have appeared in numerous journals such as the Case Research Journal, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Managerial Issues, International Journal of Management, and Educational and Psychological Measurement.


Doctor of Business Administrat from Kent State University (1983)