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Michael K. Mount Management & Organizations

Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Management
Ph: 319-335-0953
michael-mount@uiowa.edu
S358  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994


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Academic History

  • PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Iowa State University, 1977
  • MS in Psychology, Iowa State University, 1975
  • BS in Psychology, University of Iowa, 1973

Expertise

  • Performance Measurement
  • Personality Assessment
  • Personnel Selection

Awards

  • SIOP 2013 Joyce and Robert Hogan Award for Personality and Performance, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2013
  • Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award - Presentation, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2010
  • Received - Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award (jointly with M. Barrick), Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2009

Selected Publications

  • General Mental Ability and Subjective Well-being: A Meta-analysis, Erik Gonzalez-Mule, Kameron Carter, Michael K. Mount, ,
  • The Interactive Effect of Conscientiousness and Agreeableness on Job Performance in South Korea , Rusty Guay, In-Sue Oh, Marie Mitchell, T. Shin, Michael K. Mount, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Gender Differences in Personality Predictors of Counterproductive Behavior. , David S. DeGeest, Erik . Gonzalez-Mule, Michael K. Mount, Christa Kirsch , Journal of Managerial Psychology, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • The Two Faces of High Self-monitors, Steve Charlier, In-Sue Oh, Michael K. Mount, Chris Berry, , , , Journal Of Organizational Behavior, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • A Meta-analysis of Sex Differences in Physical Ability: Revised Estimates and Strategies for Reducing Differences in Selection Contexts, Steve Courtright , Ben Posthlewaite , Brian McCormick , Cody Reeves , Michael K. Mount, , Journal of Applied Psychology, 2013
  • The Theory of Purposeful Work Behavior , Murray R. Barrick, Michael K. Mount, Ning LI, Academy of Management Review, vol 38, 2013, 132-153
  • Validity of Observer Ratings of FFM Personality Traits: A Meta-analysis, In-Sue Oh, Gang Wang, Michael K. Mount, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 96, 2011, 762-773
  • Multi-source feedback and leaders’ goal performance: Moderating effects of rating purpose, rater perspective, and performance dimension., Ryan Zimmerman, Michael K. Mount, Maynard Goff, International Journal of Selection and Assesment, 2008
  • Incremental validity of perceptual speed and accuracy over General Mental Ability, Michael K. Mount, I-S Oh, M. Burns, Personnel Psychology, vol 61, 2008, 113-139
  • Relationship of Personality Traits and Counterproductive Work Behaviors: The Mediating Effects of Job Satisfaction, Michael K. Mount, R. Illes, Erin Johnson Klitgaard, Personnell Psychology, vol 59, 2006, 591-623
  • Relationship of personality traits and counterproductive work behaviors: The mediating effects of job satisfaction, Michael K. Mount, E. Johnson, R. Illies, Personnel Psychology, vol 59, 2006, 591-622
  • Self-monitoring as a moderator of the relationships between personality traits and job performance., M. Barrick, L. Parks, Michael K. Mount, Personnel Psychology, vol 58, 2005, 745-767
  • Higher order dimensions of the Big Five personality dimensions and the Big Six vocational interests, Michael K. Mount, M. Barrick, S. Scullen, J. Rounds, Personnel Psychology, vol 58, 2005, 447-478
  • 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
  • Evidence of the construct validity of developmental ratings of managerial performance, S. E. Scullen, Michael K. Mount, T. A. Judge, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 88, 2003, 50-66
  • The Five-Factor Model of personality and Holland's Theory: A meta analysis, M. R. Barrick, Michael K. Mount, R. Gupta, Personnel Psychology, vol 56, 2003, 45-74
  • The interactive effects of conscientiousness and agreeableness on job performance., L. A. Witt, M. Barrick, Michael K. Mount, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 87, 2002, 164-169
  • Five-Factor Model of personality and job satisfaction., T. A. Judge, D. Heller, Michael K. Mount, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 87, 2002, 530-541

Working Papers

  • Skilled Psychomotor Job Performance Under Typical and Maximum Conditions: The Case of Professional Golfers , Michael K. Mount, Kameron Carter, , ,
  • Dim, Disengaged and Deviant: Managers Behaving Badly, Lindsey Greco, Stacy Lolkus, Michael K. Mount

Conference Proceedings

  • The dark side of self-monitoring: Engaging in counterproductive work behaviors , Laura Parks, Michael K. Mount, Academy of Management Proceedings, 2005

    Other Work

    • Personality and Employee Selection, Murray R. Barrick, Michael K. Mount, Oxford Handbook of Personnel Assessment and Selection, 2012
    • Select on Conscientiousness and Emotional Stability, Murray R. Barrick, Michael K. Mount, Basic Principles of Organization Behavior: A handbook, Blackwell Publishers, E. A. Locke (Ed.), 2009
    • Intentional negative work behaviors. , Dimotakis Nikos, Ilies Remus, Michael K. Mount, Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, vol 27, 2008
    • Yes, personality matters: Moving on to more important matters, Murray R. Barrick, Michael K. Mount, Human Performance, vol 18, 2005, 359-372
    • Impact of meta-analysis on understanding personality-performance relations, M. R. Barrick, Michael K. Mount, Validity Generalization, In K. Murphy (Ed.), 2003
    • Personality at work: Research themes for the future, Michael K. Mount, M. R. Barrick, M. Ryan, Personality at Work, 2003, 326-344

    Work In Progress

    • Joint Effects of Conscientiousness and Goal Orientation in Predicitng Counterproductive Work Behavior: Mediating Effects of Work Engagement, Michael K. Mount, Erik Gonzalez-Mule, David DeGeest

    Prior Positions

    • Management Consultant, Control Data Corporation, June 1977 - January 1981

    Review and Editorial Work

    • Referee, Ad hoc reviewer for numerous journals

    Professional Affiliations

    • Editorial Board Member, Personnel Psychology, 2002 - 2014

    Presentations

    • A meta-analysis of the relationship between General Mental Ability and attitudes, Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Philadelphia, August 2014
    • Managers Behaving Badly: Not So Smart, Disengaged and Deviant, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston Texas, April 2013
    • Does Engagement Mediate the Effects of Personality on Workplace Deviance? A meta-analytic path model, Academy of Management, Boston Mass, August 2012
    • Power of the Circumplex: Anger and Neglect Predicting Counterproductive Behaviors, Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, San Diego California, April 2012
    • Gender Differences in Personality Predictors of Workplace Deviance., Academy of Management, San Antonio Texas, August 2011
    • The Five-Factor Model of personality and job performance in East Asia, Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, San Diego California, April 2011
    • Sex differences in physical ability: Implications for adverse impact, Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Chicago, April 2011
    • Jerks at work, Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Chicago, April 2011
    • Validity of observer ratings of personality: A meta analysis, Academy of Management, Montreal Quebec Canada, August 2010
    • Why people help the organization and its members, Academy of Management, Montreal Quebec Canada, August 2010
    • Self-Monitoring, personality traits, and counterproductive work behavior , Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta Georgia, April 2010
    • 20 years Investigating Personality-Performance Relationships: Looking back, Looking Forward, Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, SIOP, Atlanta, April 2010
    • Linking leadership style and succession planning outcomes: A socio-analytic approach. , Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans Louisiana, April 2009
    • Re-examination of the joint relationship between leader consideration and initiating structure, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco California, April 2008
    • Renewing organizational vitality: Test of a model of organizational succession planning., European Association of Work and Psychology, European Association of Work and Psychology, Stockholm Sweden, May 2007
    • When does a specific aptitude have validity over GMA?, Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, NY, NY., New York, NY, April 2007
    • What is beautiful is good - most of the time, Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Dallas., May 2006
    • The "dark side" of self-monitoring: Engaging in counterproductive behavior at work, Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu., August 2005
    • Prediction of managers' goal performance from 360-degree feedback ratings., Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Oranizational Psychology, Los Angeles., April 2005
    • Higher order dimensions of personality traits and vocational interests. Barrick, M., Scullen, S. & Rounds, J., Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago., April 2004
    • Self-monitoring as a moderator of personality - performance relationships. Parks, L. & Barrick, M., Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology., April 2004
    • The affective-cognitive process and situational influences underlying interpersonal facilitation. Witt, A., Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial-organizational Psychology., April 2004
    • 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 and performance: the mediating role of workplace deviance. Johnson, E. Illies, R., Barrick, M., Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Toronto., April 2002
    • Relations of emotional support with interpersonal facilitation. , Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Toronto., April 2002
    • 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

      Committees and Professional Service

      • Dean's Advisory Committee, 2009-2010
      • HR Curriculm Committee, 2009-2010
      • Recruiting - Management and Organizations Department, 2007-2008
      • Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2006-2007