Ivana Milosevic, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management


The University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska
Ph.D., Management (Organizational Behavior and Leadership), 2014

Eastern Illinois University - Charleston, Illinois
Master of Business Administration, 2008

European University - Belgrade, Serbia
B.S., Business Administration, 2005

Research Interests

Leadership, Corporate Social Responsibility, Qualitative Research Methods, Organizational Development and Change

Courses Taught

  • International Management
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management

Selected Publications

Published “A” Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (ABDC Journal quality list)

Milosevic, I. & Bass, A. E. (In-Press). Laying the groundwork for corporate social responsibility: Behavioral ethics in high-hazard organizations. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Milosevic, I., Bass, A. E. & Uhl-Bien, M. (In-Press). The process of growing in small firms: Exploring dialectic adjustments to nonroutine disruptions.  Journal of Small Business Management.

Bass, A. E., Pfarrer, M., Milosevic, I. & Titus, A. (2023). Better to be loved by some? Flaunting to manage stakeholder group impressions ahead of unpredictable negative events. Academy of Management Review, 48(2), 292-312.

Milosevic, I., Bass, A. E., & Schulte, B. (2023). The interplay of conflicting and complementing institutional logics in sustainability practices. Management International Review, 63(3), 469-506.

Milosevic, I., Bass, A. E., & Combs, G. M. (2018). The paradox of knowledge creation in a high-reliability organization: A case study. Journal of Management, 44(3), 1174-1201.

Bass, A. E. & Milosevic, I. (2018). The ethnographic method in CSR research: The role and importance of methodological fit. Business & Society, 57(1), 174-215.

For a comprehensive list of Dr. Milosevic's research, please see her CV.

Honors & Awards

The Academy of Management – International Management Division (2022)

  • Best Paper Proceedings for the paper: “Conflicting and Complementing Logics: Examining Sustainability Practices Across Economies”.

The Academy of Management- Organization Development and Change Division (2019)

  • Best Paper Proceedings for the paper: “Exploring the Micro-Dynamics of Adaptability:  A Symbolic–Interpretive Perspective.”

College of Charleston Reach Program (2019)                                                  

  • The Professor Recognition Award for providing students with an inclusive post-secondary education while implementing UDL practices.

The Academy of Management – Management History Division (2016)

  • Sage Best Leadership Paper Award for the paper: “Leveraging psychological capitalduring a crisis: Churchill's leadership during World War II”