Professor Winick teaches Organizational Behavior, Organizational Consulting, Nonprofit Management and the capstone course (Strategy). While she has built academic programs, and served the University across various functions, she is recognized in the community and nationally for her work training university students to address challenges that organizations face.
The type of consulting work pursued depends on the mix of students in a particular class. Student consulting projects have ranged from GIS, database and web site development to research of competitor behavior; analysis of services, products and operations; materials testing; development of marketing plans, programs and social media content; research of stakeholder experience, and more.
Professor Winick's teams have served over 70 organizations.
Business in Film
The Business of Food
Lecturer of Management and Organizational Behavior, Texas A and M university, College Station, Texas
Adjunct faculty, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
Project Manager, Winick and Associates, Inc., Organizational and Management Consultants, San Antonio, Texas
Product, Promotion and Real Estate Analysis, Church's Fried Chicken, Inc., National Marketing Department, San Antonio, Texas
Examiner, Republic Bank Corporation, Central Texas Auditing Staff, San Antonio, Texas
Commercial and Residential Analysis, LWFW, Inc., Organizational and Management Consultants, Houston, Texas
CORPORATE & ORGANIZATIONAL LIAISONS
A partial list of organizations with whom one or more of Professor Winick's student consulting teams have worked (2009-current) is provided below.
CalABC (Automotive Business Coalition)
Cops & Clergy
Inland Empire Biking Alliance
Legal Aid San Bernardino
Redlands Community Foundation
Step by Step
Hope for Home for Cats
Redlands Animal Shelter
The Performance Loft
Redlands Art Association
The Redlands Bowl
The Redlands Conservancy
Rolling Hills Herbs & Annuals
SunnySide Local Produce
US Business Green Council
Wild California Plants + Seeds Nursery
Central City Lutheran Mission
The Children’s Fund
Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital
Loma Linda University Health Services
- Assessing Patient Experience
- Web Design Center
- Volunteer Services
CARE-Condoms Against a Raging Epidemic
Banning Police Department
City of Redlands-Alley Cleanup
City of Redlands-Fire Operations
City of Redlands- Parking Study
Carey Building Supply
Baby Elephant Books
The LoV Foundation
My Town Redland’s Shuttle
Youth Sports Camp
Esri, Professional Services
Esri, Product Marketing
Lewis, J. C., Winick, M. B., (2007) Texas Instruments Math Forward Intervention. Project funded by Texas Instruments, Inc. and invited for consideration by The National Math Panel.
Winick, M., and Lewis, J. C. (2007, 2006, 2005). Teacher and Student Practices for Learning Math. Parallel survey vehicles for teachers, students and parents participating in an intervention spanning 10 school districts across four states. Funded by Texas Instruments.
Toenjes, L. A., Lewis, J. C. and Winick, M. B. (2005). Identifying Components of Effective Mathematics Programs. Final Report-R215U010023 as part of a NIH federal grant to Douglas Carnine at The University of Oregon.
Toenjes, Laurence A., Lewis, Jeffrey C., Winick, Mara, Identifying Components of High Poverty/High Achieving Mathematics Programs. Manuscript and Policy Briefs: California Business for Education Excellence (November 2004), Just for Kids, (June 2004).
Winick, Mara Beth and Lewis, Jeffrey C. (1999, 2000, 2001). Short form of the SLES for state designated II/USP bottom decile elementary, middle and high schools. Parallel survey vehicles for administrators, teachers, students and parents participating in the intervention.
Garst, J., Winick, M., and Lewis, J. C. (2001). The Texas Reading Metric: A Survey of Practice, Policy and Instruction. Surveys for Texas administrators, principals and teachers.
Frank J Rice Memorial Service Award, 2016
Thomas Elrich Civically Engaged Faculty Award, National Finalist, 2015
Outstanding Faculty Award in Innovative Teaching, 2014
Awarded grants, legislative and private funding for research in the public schools averaging over $100,000 annually for the period 1998-2008. Major funding sources and research participants included: Texas Instruments, The U.S. Department of Education, California II/USP Schools, The Ontario-Montclair School District, The San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, The Sacramento County Office of Education, The Haynes Foundation and dozens of school districts across the state of California.
Winick, Mara (2016). Ehrlich Award Finalist, Panel presentation at Campus Compact’s 2016 Annual Conference, Boston, Mass.
Winick, Mara, MacQueen, Steve & Morics, Steve (2015). Civic Engagement through Student Community Consulting Projects. Presentation at NAC&U, St. Paul, Minn.
Lewis, J. C., Coffey, M. & Winick, M. B. (2009). Assessing the Expansion of a School District’s Junior High Mathematics Initiative. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.
Lewis, J., & Winick, M. (2007). Identifying components of effective mathematics instruction at the school and district level. Individual Discussion Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.
Lewis, J. C., & Winick, M. B. (2007). Evaluating a Mathematics Teaching Intervention involving Technology, Scheduling and Training. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.
Huntley, Bill & Winick, Mara (2004). Faculty Lead Service in Japan, Presentation at the annual Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Redlands CA.
Winick, Mara & Osborn, Jack (2004). Organizational Theory and Practice: Engaging Students in the Integration. Presentation at the annual Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Redlands CA.
Lewis, J. C., & Winick, M. B. (2003). Predicting school performance from characteristics of the learning environment. Poster presentation at the convention of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Lewis, J. C., Winick, M. B., & The Pulliam Group (2003). Factors and Practices Related to External Evaluator Success in California’s II/USP. Presentation at the Convention of the California Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Fedora, Dain & Winick, Mara (2002). Adaptation and Improvisation: Jazz and the Tribe of Management. Presentation at the annual Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Conference, Orange, CA.
Berberet, Jerry & Winick, Mara Beth (1999). Work, Rewards and Evaluation Across ANAC and Non-ANAC Institutions. Presentation at the American Association of Higher Education Faculty Roles and Rewards Conference, San Diego, CA.
Huber, Mary, Winick, Mara Beth & Carrick, Nancy (1998). A Comparison of Faculty Profiles for the ANAC and Carnegie Institutions. Opening presentation for the Association of New American Colleges Faculty Work Conference, St. Mary's College, CA.
Berberet, Jerry & Winick, Mara Beth (1998). Findings from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Associated New American Colleges Faculty Survey. Presentation at the American Association of Higher Education Faculty Roles and Rewards Conference, Orlando, Fl.
Winick, Mara Beth & Lewis, Jeffrey C (1997). Consumerism, Culture, and Organizational Behavior: Exploring the Global Emergence of Desire. Presentation at the Annual Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.
Lewis, Jeffrey & Winick, Mara Beth (1996). Management Faculty in Non-Traditional Settings. Caucus at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Winick, Mara Beth & Lewis, Jeffrey (1996). Making Connections with the Community. Presentation at the Annual Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Conference, Keene, New Hampshire.
Winick, Mara Beth (1995). From Phaedrus to Symposium: Transforming the Classroom into an Organizational Think Tank. Presentation at the Annual Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Conference, Windsor, Canada.
Tai, Humayun & Winick, Mara Beth (1993). Capitalism versus Culture. Proceedings of a student's work at the Annual Association of Management Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
Tai, Humayun & Winick, Mara Beth (1993). The Womanhood Paradox. Proceedings of a student's work at the Annual Association of Management Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
Winick, Mara Beth (1992). The Impact of the Hostile Takeover on the Division of Labor. Proceedings of the Annual Association of Management Conference.
Winick, Mara Beth (1992). CEO Role Perception and Structural Change. Proceedings of the Annual Association of Management Conference.
Abelson, Michael & Winick, Mara Beth (1992). Personnel and Human Resource Management Practices Effect on Developing Turnover Cultures. Proceedings of the Annual Association of Management Conference.
Winick, Mara Beth & Lasseigne, Tommy (1990). Diversification, Organizational Performance/Reward Systems and Internal Labor Market Development. Proceedings of the Annual Association of Management Conference.
Lasseigne, Tommy & Winick, Mara Beth (1990). Employer Turnover Costs, Employee Switching Costs & Arbitrage: A Constrained Optimization Model of Turnover. Proceedings of the Annual Association of Management Conference.
Town & Gown, Board member, 2018-2021