Veronica Godshalk

Professor, Management
Office Phone: 610-892-1443
Office Location: Tomezsko Classroom Building, 207 E
Mailing Address:
207 E Tomezsko Classroom Building

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Veronica (Ronnie) M. Godshalk received her B.S. in Design & Merchandising from Drexel University, and her M.S. in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Godshalk earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration from Drexel with a focus on Organizational Behavior and Strategic Management. Dr. Godshalk’s research interests include issues surrounding career management and mentoring. She has published over forty articles, books, and book chapters. In 2010, she published a 4th edition of Career Management, with Jeff Greenhaus and Gerry Callanan.

She is an active member in the Academy of Management and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Dr. Godshalk had worked in the computer industry in sales and sales management prior to entering academia, and has been a consultant for several Fortune 500 companies.

Recent Publications

Godshalk, V.M. & Fender, C.M. (2015). External and Internal Reasons for Career Plateauing: Relationships with Work Outcomes. (Accepted at Group & Organization Management, available mid-2015 in print, currently at

deJanasz, S.C. & Godshalk, V.M. (2013). The role of e-mentoring in proteges’ learning advancement and satisfaction. Group & Organization Management, 38(6), 743-774.

Chun, J.U., Litzky, B.E., Sosik, J.J., Bechtold, D.C. & Godshalk, V.M. (2010). More than a feeling: Examining emotional intelligence and trust in formal mentoring programs. Group and Organization Management, 35 (4), 421-455.

Litzky, B.E., Godshalk, V.M., & Walton-Bongers, C. (2010). Social entrepreneurship and community leadership: A service-learning model for management education. Journal of Management Education, 34 (1), 142-162.

Greenhaus, J.H., Callanan, G.A. & Godshalk, V.M. Career Management. (2010). (4th Edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Clariana, R.B., Wallace, P.E., & Godshalk, V.M. (2009). Deriving and measuring group knowledge structure from essays: The effects of anaphoric reference. Educational Technology Research and Development, 57 (6), 725-737.

Godshalk, V.M. & Sosik, J.J. (2007). Mentoring and Leadership: Standing at the cross roads of theory, research and practice. In B.R. Ragins & K.A. Kram, (Eds.) The Handbook of Mentoring: Theory, Research & Practice, Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Godshalk, V.M. (2007). Social Implications of E-Mentoring: Why might E-Mentoring work? In F. Li (Ed.), Social Implications and Challenges of E-Business, 31-45. Hershey, PA: Idea Group.

Godshalk, V.M. (2006). Career plateauing. In J.H. Greenhaus & G.A. Callanan (Eds.) The Encyclopedia of Career Development, Vol. 1(pp. 133-138. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Godshalk, V.M. (2006). Mentoring transformed via the Internet: Effects on Career Management. In M. Anandarajan, T.S.H. Teo & C.A. Simmers, (Eds.) The Internet and Workplace Transformation for Advances in Management Information Systems, Vol. 7 (pp. 177-189). Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.