Management and Organizations Research


Faculty Research at the Department of Management and Organizations

The Department of Management and Organizations conducts transformative research on leadership, strategy, ethics, decision making, healthcare management, organizations and more. Recent faculty research has appeared or is forthcoming in Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Organizational Research Methods, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organizational ScienceStrategic Management Journal and others.

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According to recent analysis by Texas A&M University, Eller's Department of Management and Organizations is a leader among management departments worldwide for faculty research productivity, ranking #9 for public institutions and #13 overall.

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Goldman, B. An Investigation of Negotiation Markers in the Development of Cultural Negotiations.

Haack, P., Schilke, O. & Zucker, L.G. The theory-method gap in legitimacy research: a critical review, synthesis, and directions for future research.

Yoo, T., Bachmann, R. & Schilke, O. Acquiescent defiance: Tuscan wineries’ partial reactivity to the Italian government’s quality regulation system.

Engelen, A., Schilke, O., Engels, M. & Rieger, V. A temporally contingent view of dynamic managerial capabilities in new ventures.

Schilke, O., & Foster, J.G. The link between uncertainty and alliance network structure.

Piezunka, H., & Schilke, O. How seemingly conservative information aggregation rules can increase organizations’ tendency to take risks. 

Doyle, S.P., & Lount, R.B. Rising above versus falling below: When and why status change affects interpersonal helping in workgroups. 

Pettit, N.C., Doyle, S.P., Kim, H., & Hurwitz, A. Rank extrapolation: forecasting future rank after rank change. 

Doyle, S.P., Pettit, N.C., Kim, S., To, C., & Lount, R.B. Understanding competitive transgressions through a regulatory fit model of embedded competition. 

Doyle, S.P.,  Polin, B., Kim, S., & Lount, R.B. Who helps the newcomer? The Impact of Status Distance on Willingness to Help Newcomers versus Insiders in Workgroups

Gabriel, A.S.*, Butts, M. M.*, Chawla, N.* †, da Motta Veiga, S. P.*, Turban, D. B., & Green, J. D. (In press). Feeling positive, negative, or both? Examining the self-regulatory benefits of emotional ambivalence. Organization Science. (*equal contribution)

Doyle, SP, Pettit, NC, Kim, S†, To, C, & Lount, RB. (In press). Surging Underdogs and Slumping Favorites: How Recent Streaks and Future Expectations Drive Competitive Transgressions. Academy of Management Journal.

Hu, S., Gu, Q., & Xia, J. (In press). Problemistic search of the embedded firm: The joint influences of performance feedback and network positions on venture capital firms’ risk-taking. Organization Science.

MacGowan, R. L.†, Gabriel, A. S., da Motta Veiga, S. P., & Chawla, N†. (In press). Does psychological detachment benefit job seekers? A two study weekly investigation. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Motro, D.†, Evans, J.B. †, Ellis, A., & Benson III, L. (in press). Race and reactions to women’s expressions of anger at work: Examining the effects of the ‘angry black woman’ stereotype. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Kim, S†, McClean, E, Doyle, SP, Podsakoff, N, Woodruff, T, &. Lin, E. (In press). The Positive and Negative Effects of Social Status on Ratings of Voice Behavior: A Test of Opposing Structural and Psychological Pathways. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Evans, J. B., Slaughter, J. E., Ellis, A. P. J., & Rivin, J. (in press). Gender and the evaluation of humor at work. Journal of Applied Psychology.  

Goldman, B., Cooper, D., & Koc, C. (in press). An exploration of whether engineers differ from non-engineers in their approach to negotiations. International Journal of Conflict Management.

Zucker, L.G. & Schilke, O. (in press). "Micro-institutional processes: forgotten roots, links to social-psychological research, and new ideas.” Research in the Sociology of Organizations.

Gabriel, A.S.*, Calderwood, C.*, Bennett, A.A., Wong, E.M., Dahling, J.D., & Trougakos, J.P. (conditionally accepted). Examining recovery experiences among working college students: A latent profile investigation. Journal of Vocational Behavior. (*First and second author contributed equally)

Gabriel, A.S., Volpone, S.D., MacGowan, R.L., Butts, M.M., & Moran, C.M. (conditionally accepted). When work and family blend together: Examining the daily experiences of breastfeeding mothers at work. Academy of Management Journal.

Chawla, N., Gabriel, A.S., da Motta Veiga, S.P., & Slaughter, J.E. (in press). Does feedback matter for job search self-regulation? It depends on feedback quality. Personnel Psychology.

Chawla, N., MacGowan, R.L., Gabriel, A.S., & Podsakoff, N.P. (in press). Unplugging or staying connected? Examining the nature, antecedents, and consequences of daily recovery experience profiles. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Diefendorff, J.M., Gabriel, A.S., Nolan, M.T., & Yang, J. (in press). Emotion regulation in the context of customer mistreatment and felt affect: An event-based profile approach. Journal of Applied Psychology

Gabriel, A.S., Podsakoff, N.P., Beal, D.J., Scott, B.A., Sonnentag, S., Trougakos, J.P., & Butts, M.M. (in press). Experience sampling methods: A discussion of critical trends and considerations for scholarly advancement. Organizational Research Methods

Grandey, A.A., Gabriel, A.S., & King, E.B. (in press). Tackling taboo topics: A review of the Three Ms in working women’s lives. Journal of Management.

Broschak, J.P.  2021.  Inter-Firm and Intra-Firm Managerial Mobility.  In Oxford Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Oxford University Press. https://doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190224851.013.88

Broschak, J.P., Block, E.S., Koppman, S., & Adjerid, I.  2020.  Will We Ever Meet Again? The Relationship between Inter-Agency Managerial Mobility and the Circulation of Client Ties. Journal of Management Studies, 57(6): 1106-1142.

Broschak, J.P. 2020.  Who Benefits from Going Home?  In D. Tzabbar and B. Cirillo (Eds.), Employee Inter- and Intra-Firm Mobility (Advances in Strategic Management, Vol. 41), pp. 289-292, Emerald Publishing Limited.

Feyereisen, Scott, Broschak, J.P., and Beth Goodrick.  2018.  Understanding Professional Jurisdictional Changes in the Field of Anesthesiology.  Medical Care Research and Review, 75(5): 612-632.

Slaughter, J. E., Gabriel, A. S., Ganster, M. L.†, Vaziri, H., & MacGowan, R. L.† (2021). Getting worse or getting better? Understanding the antecedents and consequences of emotion profile transitions during COVID-19-induced organizational crisis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106, 1118-1136.

Hilligoss, B., Tanenbaum, S.J., Paul, M., Ferrari, R.M., & Song, P.H. (2021). What makes health services usable? Insights from a qualitative study of caregivers of children with disabilities. Health Care Management Review, 46(2).

Krishnan, R., Cook, K., Kozhikode, R., & Schilke, O. (2021). An interaction ritual theory of social resource exchange: evidence from a Silicon Valley accelerator. Administrative Science Quarterly, 66(3), 659-710.

Gabriel, A.S. MacGowan, R.L.†, Ganster, M.L.†, & Slaughter, J.E. (2021). The influence of COVID-induced job search anxiety and conspiracy beliefs on job search effort: A within- person investigation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106, 657-673.

Kugler, T., Noussair, C.N. and Hatch. D.B. † (2021). Does Disgust Increase Unethical Behavior? A Replication of Winterich, Mittal, and Morales (2014). Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12, 938-945.

Shockley, K. M., Gabriel, A. S., Robertson, D., Rosen, C. C., Chawla, N.†, Ganster, M. L.†, & Ezerins, M. E. (2021). The fatiguing effects of camera use in virtual meetings: A within-person field experiment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106(8), 1137–1155.

Zhu, Q.*, Hu, S.*, & Shen, W*. (2020). Why do some insider CEOs make more strategic changes than others? The impact of prior board experience on new CEO insiderness. Strategic Management Journal, 41(10): 1933-1951. (*equal contribution)

Chawla, N.†, MacGowan, R.L.†, Gabriel, A.S., & Podsakoff, N.P. (2020). Unplugging or staying connected? Examining the nature, antecedents, and consequences of profiles of daily recovery experiences. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105, 19-39.

Gabriel, A. S., Koopman, J., Rosen, C. C., Arnold, J. D., & Hochwarter, W. A. (2020). Are coworkers getting into the act? An examination of emotion regulation in coworker exchanges. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105, 907-929.

Gabriel, A.S., Volpone, S.D., MacGowan, R.L.†, Butts, M.M., & Moran, C.M. (2020). When work and family blend together: Examining the daily experiences of breastfeeding mothers at work. Academy of Management Journal, 63, 1337-1369.

Kugler, T., Motro, D.J.†, Noussair, C. N., & Ye, B.† (2020). On trust and disgust: Evidence from face reading and virtual reality, Social Psychological and Personality Science, 11, 317-325.

Evans, J.B.†, Slaughter, J.E., Ellis, A., & Riven, J.M. (2019). Gender and the evaluation of humor at work. Journal of Applied Psychology, 104, 1077-1087.

Lount, RB, Doyle, SP, Brion, S, & Pettit, NC. (2019). Only When Others Are Watching: The Contingent Efforts of High Status Group Members. Management Science, 65(7): 3382-3397.

Melendez, P. (2019). Moral problems in management: An objective model of analysis. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Cardella, E.† , Kugler, T., & Anderson, J. S.† , Connolly, T (2019). Is greed contagious? Four experimental studies, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 32, 579-598

Hilligoss, B., Song, P.H., & McAlearney, A.S. (2019). Coping with interdependencies related to patient choice: Boundary-spanning at four accountable care organizations. Health Care Management Review, 44(2), 115-126.

Podsakoff, P.M., Podsakoff, N.P., Escue, C., & Mishra, P. (2019). Can early-career scholars conduct impactful research while trying to get tenure? Playing “small ball” vs. “swinging for the fences.” Academy of Management Learning & Education, 17, 496-531.

Schilke, O., Hu, S & Helfat, C. (2018). Quo vadis, dynamic capabilities? A content-analytic review of the current state of knowledge and recommendations for future research. Academy of Management Annals, 12(1), 390-439.

Hu, S., & Bettis, RA. (2018). Multiple organizational goals with feedback from shared technological task environments. Organization Science, 29(5): 873-889.

Spoelma, T.M.†, & Ellis, A.P.J. (2017). Fuse or fracture? Threat as a moderator of the effects of diversity faultlines in teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102, 1344-1359.

Motro, D.†, & Ellis, A.P.J. (2017). Boys, don’t cry: Gender and reactions to negative performance feedback. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102, 227-235.

Feyereisen, S.†, Broschak, J, & Goodrick, B.. 2017. Understanding Professional Jurisdictional Changes in the Field of Anesthesiology. Medical Care Research and Review, 2018, 75(5):612-632.

Schilke, O., & Huang, L. (2018). Worthy of swift trust? How brief interpersonal contact affects trust accuracy. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(11), 1181-1197.

Schilke, O. (2018). A micro-institutional inquiry into resistance to environmental pressures. Academy of Management Journal, 61(4), 1431-1466.

Lount, R.B., Pettit, N.C., & Doyle, S.P. (2017). Motivating Underdogs and Favorites. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes141, 82-93.

Pettit, N.C., Doyle, S.P., Lount, R.B., & To, C. (2016). Cheating to get ahead or to avoid falling behind? The effect of potential negative versus positive status change on unethical behavior. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 137, 172-183.

Podsakoff, N.P., Spoelma, T.M., Chawla, N., & Gabriel, A.S. (2019). What predicts within-person variance in applied psychology constructs? An empirical examination. Journal of Applied Psychology104, 727-754.

Gabriel, A.S., Butts, M.M., Yuan, Z., Rosen, R.L., & Sliter, M.T. (2018). Further understanding incivility in the workplace: The effects of gender, agency, and communion. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103, 362-382. 

Bennett, A.A.*, Gabriel, A.S.*, Calderwood, C., Dahling, J.J., & Trougakos, J.P. (2016). Better together? Examining profiles of employee recovery experiences. Journal of Applied Psychology101, 1635-1654. *First and second author contributed equally)

Motro, D., & Ellis, A.P.J. (2017). Boys, don’t cry: Gender and reactions to negative performance feedback. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102, 227-235.

Hu, S., & Bettis, R.A. (2018). Multiple organizational goals with feedback from shared technological task environments. Organization Science, 29(5), 873-889.

Hu, S., He, Z., Blettner, D., & Bettis, R.A. (2017). Conflict inside and outside: Social comparisons and attention shifts in multidivisional firms. Strategic Management Journal, 38(7), 1435-1454.

Christian, M. S., Garza, A. S, & Slaughter, J. E. (2011). Work engagement: A quantitative review and test of its relations with task and contextual performance. Personnel Psychology, 64, 89-136.

Groth, M., Goldman, B., Gilliland, S. & Bies, R. (2002). Commitment to legal claiming: Influences of attributions, social guidance, and organizational tenure. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87, 781-788.

Goldman, B. (2001). Toward an understanding of employment discrimination-claiming: An integration of organizational justice and social information processing theories. Personnel Psychology, 54, 361-386.

Podsakoff, P.M., MacKenzie, S.M., Lee, J., & Podsakoff, N.P. (2003). Common method variance in behavioral research: A critical review of the literature and recommended remedies. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88, 879-903.

LePine, J.A., Podsakoff, N.P., & LePine, M.A. (2005). A meta-analytic test of the challenge stressor-hindrance stressor framework: An explanation for inconsistent relationships among stressors and performance. Academy of Management Journal, 48, 764-775.

Podsakoff, N.P., Whiting, S.W., Podsakoff, P.M., & Blume, B.D. (2009). Individual- and organizational-level consequences of organizational citizenship behaviors: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 122-141.

MacKenzie, S.B., Podsakoff, P.M., & Podsakoff, N.P. (2011). Construct measurement and validation procedures in MIS and behavior research: Integrating new and existing techniques. MIS Quarterly, 35, 293-334. 

Schilke, O., Reimann, M., & Cook, K.S. (2015). Power decreases trust in social exchange. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(42), 12950-12955.

Schilke, O., & Cook, K.S. (2015). Sources of alliance partner trustworthiness: integrating calculative and relational perspectives. Strategic Management Journal, 36(2), 276–297.

Schilke, O. (2014). On the contingent value of dynamic capabilities for competitive advantage: the nonlinear moderating effect of environmental dynamism. Strategic Management Journal, 35(2), 179-203.

Schilke, O., Reimann, M., & Cook, K.S. (2013). Effect of relationship experience on trust recovery following a breach. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(38), 15236-15241.

Christian, M.S., & Ellis, A.P.J. (2011). Examining the effects of sleep deprivation on workplace deviance: A self-regulatory approach. Academy of Management Journal, 54(5), 913-934.

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