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Amy Colbert
Professor
Lloyd J. and Thelma W. Palmer Research Fellow
Contact
319-335-0932
Office
S370 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
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
Workplace Relationships
Selected publications 

A cross-domain perspective of antecedents to abusive supervision: Integrating frustration aggression and role theories. Stephen Courtright, Richard Gardner, Brian McCormick, Troy Smith, Amy Colbert

Functions of workplace relationships: Moving beyond instrumental support. Amy Colbert, Joyce E. Bono, Radostina Purvanova

Understanding organizational commitment: A meta-analytic examination of the roles of the five-factor model of personality and culture. Daejeong Choi, In-Sue Oh, Amy Colbert, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2015, vol 100, 1542-1567

Fired up or burned out? How developmental challenge differentially impacts leader behavior. Stephen H. Courtright, Amy Colbert, Daejeong Choi, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2014, vol 99, 681-696

Personality and Leadership Composition in Top Management Teams: Implications for Organizational Performance. Amy Colbert, Murray R. Barrick, Bret H. Bradley, Personnel Psychology, 2014, vol 67, 351-387

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, 2012, vol 23, 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, 2011, vol 36, 223-270

The role of goal-focused leadership in enabling the expression of conscientiousness. Amy Colbert, Lawrence Alan Witt, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2009, vol 94, 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, 2008, vol 51, 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, 2007, vol 50, 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, 2007, vol 50, 491-506

Understanding responses to multi-source feedback: The role of core self-evaluations. Joyce E. Bono, Amy Colbert, Personnel Psychology, 2005, vol 58, 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, 2004, vol 89, 599-609

Intelligence and leadership: A quantitative review and test of theoretical propositions. Timothy A. Judge, Amy Colbert, Remus Ilies, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2004, vol 89, 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, 2002, vol 87, 985-993

Determining the relative efficiency of MBA programs using DEA. Amy Colbert, Reuven R. Levary, Michael C. Shaner, Journal of Operational Research, 2000, vol 125, 656-669

Factors related to the organizational commitment of college and university auditors. Amy Colbert, Ik-Whan G. Kwon, Journal of Managerial Issues, 2000, vol 12, 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., 2001, vol 2, 25-52

Current & Prior Positions 
Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2016 - Present
Associate Professor, The University of Iowa, July 2010 - June 2016
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 

Associate Editor, Academy of Management Journal, July 2013 - June 2016

Presentations 

The Value of Vulnerability: A Social Learning Perspective on Leader Humility. Paper presented in a symposium at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA, August 2016

Identity demands of professionals: Implications for authenticity, engagement, and life satisfaction. Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida, August 2013

When empowering leadership is perceived as passive-avoidant leadership: The role of extraversion. Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida, August 2013

Identity Demands of Professionals: Implications for Authenticity, Engagement, and Life Satisfaction. Academy of Management, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, August 2013

Giving and receiving compassion: The complicating role of identity. Academy of Management , Boston, Massachusetts, August 2012

Proactive personality and proactive performance: Perspective on person-situation interactions. Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2012

Discerning and enacting a calling: Learning from the life narratives of pastors. Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 2011

Personality and leadership composition in top management teams: Predicting organizational performance. Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas, August 2011

The role of follower agreeableness in influencing responses to transformational leadership. Academy of Management, Montreal, Quebec, August 2010

Transformational leadership and follower performance: A meta-analytic review. 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, New Orleans, LA, April 2009

The Influence of Supervisors on Employee Perceptions of Organizational Support. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA, April 2009

Transformational Leadership and Psychological Contract Fulfillment. 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, Anaheim, California, August 2008

Functions of high-quality work relationships. 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, New York, NY, April 2007

Goal agreement in top management teams: The role of CEO. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2005

Understanding the effects of transformational leadership: The mediating role of leader-follower value congruence.. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 2004

Who believes us? Understanding the consistency of managers' beliefs with human resource research findings. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 2003

A meta-analysis of the relationship between intelligence and leadership. 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, Orlando, FL, April 2003

Personality, responses to feedback, and leadership development. 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, Washington, D.C., August 2001

Moderating influence of job satisfaction on the relationship between conscientiousness and team performance. Academy of Management National Meeting, Toronto, Canada, August 2000