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Amy E. Colbert Management & Organizations

Associate Professor
Lloyd J. and Thelma W. Palmer Research Fellow
Ph: 319-335-0932
amy-colbert@uiowa.edu
S370  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994


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Academic History

  • PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Mgt, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2004
  • MA in Decision Sciences, St. Louis University, 1999
  • BS in Accounting, Culver-Stockton College, 1995

Expertise

  • Intrinsic Motivation
  • Leadership
  • Person-Environment Fit
  • Personality

Awards

  • Flanagan Award for Best Student Paper, Eighteen Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology; Received for Colbert, Witt, and Mount "Interactive effects of organiational support and agreeableness on interpersonal deviance," 2003, 2003
  • Ulrich & Lake Award for Excellence in HRM Scholarship, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Fired up or burned out? How developmental challenge differentially impacts leader behavior, Stephen H. Courtright, Amy Colbert, Daejeong Choi, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2014 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Assessing the Trait Theory of Leadership Using Self and Observer Ratings of Personality: The Mediating Role of Contributions to Group Success , Amy Colbert, Timothy A. Judge, Daejeong Choi, Gang Wang, The Leadership Quarterly, vol 23, 2012, 670-685
  • Transformational Leadership and Performance across Criteria and Levels: A Meta-analytic Review of 25 Years of Research, Gang Wang, In-Sue Oh, Stephen Courtright, Amy Colbert, Group and Organization Management, vol 36, 2011, 223-270
  • The role of goal-focused leadership in enabling the expression of conscientiousness, Amy Colbert, Lawrence Alan Witt, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 94, 2009, 790-796
  • Transformational leadership and goal agreement: Understanding the implications for individuals and organizations, Amy Colbert, Amy L. Kristof-Brown, Bret H. Bradley, Murray R. Barrick, Academy of Management Journal, vol 51, 2008, 81-96
  • The moderating role of top management team interdependence: Implications for real teams and working groups, Murray R. Barrick, Bret H. Bradley, Amy L. Kristof-Brown, Amy Colbert, Academy of Management Journal, vol 50, 2007, 544-557
  • What Causes a Management Article to be Cited -- Article, Author, or Journal?, Timothy A. Judge, Daniel M. Cable, Amy Colbert, Sara L. Rynes, Academy of Management Journal, vol 50, 2007, 491-506
  • Understanding responses to multi-source feedback: The role of core self-evaluations, Joyce E. Bono, Amy Colbert, Personnel Psychology, vol 58, 2005, 171-203
  • Interactive effects of personality and perceptions of the work situation on workplace deviance, Amy Colbert, Michael K. Mount, James K. Harter, Lawrence Alan Witt, Murray R. Barrick, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 89, 2004, 599-609
  • Intelligence and leadership: A quantitative review and test of theoretical propositions, Timothy A. Judge, Amy Colbert, Remus Ilies, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 89, 2004, 542-552
  • A policy-capturing study of the simultaneous effects of fit with jobs, groups, and organizations, Amy L. Kristof-Brown, Karen J. Jansen, Amy Colbert, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 87, 2002, 985-993
  • Determining the relative efficiency of MBA programs using DEA, Amy Colbert, Reuven R. Levary, Michael C. Shaner, Journal of Operational Research, vol 125, 2000, 656-669
  • Factors related to the organizational commitment of college and university auditors, Amy Colbert, Ik-Whan G. Kwon, Journal of Managerial Issues, vol 12, 2000, 484-501

        Other Work

        • An Integration and Extension of Intrinsic Motivation Theories: The Role of Core Affect, Matthew Bloom, Amy Colbert, Research in Personnel and Human Research Management, 2011
        • Generative leadership in business organizations: Enhancing employee cooperation and well-being through high-quality relationships, Amy Colbert, Joyce E. Bono, Radostina K. Purvanova, In B. A. Sullivan, M. Snyder, & J. L. Sullivan (Eds.), Cooperation: The political psychology of effective human interaction. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing , 2008, 199-217
        • Job satisfaction: A cross-cultural review, Timothy A. Judge, Sharon Parker, Amy Colbert, Daniel Heller, Remus Ilies, In N. Anderson, D. S. Ones, H. K. Sinangil, & C. Viswesvaran (Eds.), International handbook of industrial and organizational psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications., vol 2, 2001, 25-52

          Current & Prior Positions

          • Associate Professor, The University of Iowa, July 2010 - Present
          • Assistant Professor, The University of Iowa, July 2007 - June 2010
          • Assistant Professor, Department of Management, University of Notre Dame, July 2004 - June 2007
          • Internal Auditor, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, 1996 - 1999
          • Public Accountant, Gray Hunter Stenn, Quincy, IL, 1994 - 1996

          Review and Editorial Work

          • Referee, Journal of Applied Psychology, December 2006 - current

          Professional Affiliations

          • Editorial Board Member, Personnel Psychology, January 2008 - December 2013
          • Editorial Board Member, Leadership Quarterly, August 2010 - June 2013
          • Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Journal, October 2008 - June 2013
          • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Organizational Behavior, January 2007 - June 2013

          Presentations

          • Identity demands of professionals: Implications for authenticity, engagement, and life satisfaction, Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida, August 2013
          • When empowering leadership is perceived as passive-avoidant leadership: The role of extraversion, Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida, August 2013
          • Identity Demands of Professionals: Implications for Authenticity, Engagement, and Life Satisfaction, Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, August 2013
          • Giving and receiving compassion: The complicating role of identity, Academy of Management , Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2012
          • Proactive personality and proactive performance: Perspective on person-situation interactions, Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2012
          • Discerning and enacting a calling: Learning from the life narratives of pastors, Academy of Management, Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 2011
          • Personality and leadership composition in top management teams: Predicting organizational performance, Academy of Management, Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 2011
          • The role of follower agreeableness in influencing responses to transformational leadership, Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Montreal, Quebec, August 2010
          • Transformational leadership and follower performance: A meta-analytic review, Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois, August 2009
          • Perpetuating abusive supervision: The reactions of third party observers to abusive supervisors, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA, April 2009
          • The Influence of Supervisors on Employee Perceptions of Organizational Support, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA, April 2009
          • Transformational Leadership and Psychological Contract Fulfillment , Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA, April 2009
          • Development of a relationship functions inventory: Assessing the functions of high-quality work relationships., Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Anaheim, California, August 2008
          • Functions of high-quality work relationships, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA, April 2008
          • Enhancing employee engagement: The role of transformational leadership, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New York, NY, April 2007
          • Goal agreement in top management teams: The role of CEO, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2005
          • Understanding the effects of transformational leadership: The mediating role of leader-follower value congruence., Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA, August 2004
          • Who believes us? Understanding the consistency of managers' beliefs with human resource research findings, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management, Seattle, WA, August 2003
          • A meta-analysis of the relationship between intelligence and leadership, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL, April 2003
          • Interactive effects of organizational support and agreeableness on interpersonal deviance, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL, April 2003
          • Personality, responses to feedback, and leadership development, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL, April 2003
          • A policy-capturing study of the relative importance of fit with jobs, groups, and organizations, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Washington, D.C., August 2001
          • Moderating influence of job satisfaction on the relationship between conscientiousness and team performance, Academy of Management National Meeting, Academy of Management , Toronto, Canada, August 2000