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Department Chair of Management and Associate Professor
Phone: (239) 590-7322
Office: Lutgert Hall 3308
Ph.D. in Business Administration and M.A. in Communication, University of Cincinnati
Dr. Mathew Sheep came to FGCU in January 2017 after 10.5 years of faculty service at Illinois State University, having received tenure there in 2012. His research interests include organizational identity, organizational paradox, creativity and innovation, work-home balance, business ethics, and the communicative constitution of organizations.
Mathew's research has been published in top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Studies, Human Relations, and Journal of Business Ethics, and has won several internationally-recognized research awards from the Academy of Management, the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the British Academy of Management. He is currently Associate Editor for Human Relations (an international journal of the Tavistock Institute, UK), and he has authored numerous scholarly and practitioner book chapters. Dr. Sheep also serves as a research consultant and conducts leadership/governance workshops for several large domestic and international organizations.
Prior to entering academia, Dr. Sheep served as a commissioned officer in the U. S. Coast Guard and as ordained clergy who led several non-profit religious and educational organizations. He lives in Fort Myers with his wife Barbara, and enjoys electronic music creation, swimming, and cycling as hobbies.