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Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

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Positions

  • Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship

    Tippie College of Business

  • Director of Graduate Studies, Management and Entrepreneurship

Bio

Eean R. Crawford is an Associate Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship in the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa. Dr. Crawford is a Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow and serves as the Management & Entrepreneurship Department Director of Graduate Studies. He received his doctorate in management from the University of Florida, and his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in accounting from Brigham Young University. He conducts research on employee engagement, team effectiveness, social networks, leadership and personality. His research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Journal of Applied Psychology. He currently teaches Introduction to Management to over 600 undergraduates every year. He is a former recipient of the Cannon Faculty Scholarship for Teaching Excellence in the Tippie College of Business, and the winner of the 2019 Tippie Collegiate Teaching Award, given to the top instructor in the college. He has consulted with numerous organizations about their employee engagement and team effectiveness including HNI Corporation, Panda Restaurant Group, the Veterans Health Administration, the United States Marine Corps, Modine Manufacturing, Acciona Wind Power, ITA Group, and the Masters of Business Administration programs at the University of Florida and Manchester Business School.

Education

  • PhD in Management/Organizational Behavior, University of Florida, 2011
  • MAc in Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2006
  • BS in Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2005

Areas of Interest

  • Employee Engagement
  • Groups and Teams
  • Personality
  • Social Networks

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management, 2006
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2006

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Collegiate Teaching Award, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, 2019
  • Faculty of the Year, Undergraduate Program, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, 2018
  • Scholarly Achievement Award, Human Resources Division, Academy of Management, 2014
  • Dean's Teaching Award, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, 2014
  • William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2012
  • Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, 2018
  • Cannon Faculty Scholarship for Teaching Excellence, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, 2014 - 2016

Selected Publications

  • Crawford, E. R. (2020). Team Processes. Oxford Bibliographies Online in Management.
  • Downes, P. E., Crawford, E. R., Seibert, S. E., Stoverink, A. C. & Campbell, E. M. (In Press). Referents or role models? The self-efficacy and job performance effects of perceiving higher performing peers. Journal of Applied Psychology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1037/apl0000519.
  • Crawford, E. R., Reeves, C. J., Stewart, G. L. & Astrove, S. L. (2019). To Link or Not To Link? Multiple Team Membership and Unit Performance<br>. Journal of Applied Psychology 104 (3) 341-356. DOI: 10.1037/apl0000381.
  • Stewart, G. L., Astrove, S. L., Reeves, C. J., Crawford, E. R. & Solimeo, S. L. (2017). Those with the most find it hardest to share: Exploring leader resistance to the implementation of team-based empowerment. Academy of Management Journal 60 (6) 2266-2293. DOI: 10.5465/amj.2015.1173.
  • LePine, M. A., Zhang, Y., Crawford, E. R. & Rich, B. L. (2016). Turning pain to gain: How charismatic leaders influence relationships among followers’ work stressors and job performance. Academy of Management Journal 59 (3) 1036-1059. DOI: 10.5465/amj.2013.0778.
  • Judge, T. A., Rodell, J. B., Klinger, R., Simon, L. S. & Crawford, E. R. (2013). Hierarchical Representations of the Five-Factor Model of Personality in Predicting Job Performance: Integrating Three Organizing Frameworks with Two Theoretical Perspectives. Journal of Applied Psychology 98 (6) 875-925. DOI: 10.1037/a0033901.
  • Crawford, E. R., Rich, B. L. & Buckman, B. R. (2013). The antecedents and drivers of employee engagement. pp. 57-81. In K. Truss, K. Alfes, R. Delbridge, A. Shantz, & E. Soane (Eds.), Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice. New York: Routledge.
  • Crawford, E. R. & LePine, J. A. (2013). A configural theory of team processes: Accounting for the structure of taskwork and teamwork. Academy of Management Review 38 (1) 32-48. DOI: 10.5465/amr.2011.0206.
  • LePine, J. A., Methot, J. R., Crawford, E. R. & Buckman, B. R. (2012). A model of positive relationships in teams: The role of instrumental, friendship, and multiplex social network ties. pp. 173-194. In L. T. Eby & T. D. Allen (Eds.), Personal relationships: The effect on employee attitudes, behavior, and well-being. Taylor & Francis SIOP Organizational Frontier Series. New York: Routledge.
  • Methot, J. R., LePine, J. A., Buckman, B. R. & Crawford, E. R. (2011). A review of research on personality in teams: Accounting for pathways spanning levels of theory and analysis. Human Resource Management Review 21 311-330. DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2010.10.004.

Selected Presentations

  • Crawford, E. R., Mecham, B. R. & Stewart, G. L. (2019, August) A longitudinal examination of multiple team membership and unit performance. Conference Presentation presented at Paper presented in a symposium at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Kukenberger, M., Methot, J. R. & Crawford, E. R. (2019, June) Team trust and performance: Examining the predictive validity of network approaches with traditional methods.. Conference Presentation presented at Paper presented at the annual Sunbelt Conference for the International Network for Social Network Analysis, Montréal, Canada.
  • Rickley, M., Crawford, E. R. & Wu, I. (2018, August) How faultlines in top management teams affect subsidiary performance. Conference Presentation presented at Paper presented in a symposium at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Downes, P. E., Crawford, E. R. & Seibert, S. E. (2017, August) Referents or role models? The influence of higher performing peers on self-efficacy and performance. Conference Presentation presented at Paper presented in a paper session at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Crawford, E. R., Reeves, C. J., Stewart, G. L. & Astrove, S. L. (2017, August) To link or not to link? Multiple team membership and unit performance. Conference Presentation presented at Paper presented in a paper session at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Carter, K., Barrett, R. & Crawford, E. R. (2016, August) The Negative Side of the Social Ledger: A Meta-Analysis on the Effects of Negative Networks. Conference Presentation presented at Paper presented in a symposium at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.
  • Goering, D. D., Cockburn, B., Colbert, A. & Crawford, E. R. (2016, August) The Value of Vulnerability: A Social Learning Perspective on Leader Humility. Conference Presentation presented at Paper presented in a symposium at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.
  • LePine, J. A., Crawford, E. R., Zhang, Y. & Buckman, B. R. (2015, October) A meta-analytic investigation of job engagement’s role in the transformational leadership – job satisfaction – job performance relationship. Conference Presentation presented at Paper presented in a symposium at the annual meeting of the Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
  • Reeves, C. J., Stewart, G. L., Crawford, E. R., Astrove, S. L. & Solimeo, S. (2015, August) Adapting to team membership change: Exploring the effects of membership change event characteristics. Conference Presentation presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver.
  • Stewart, G. L., Astrove, S. L., Reeves, C. J., Crawford, E. R. & Solimeo, S. L. (2015, August) Those with the most toys find it hardest to share: Leadership and structural empowerment in teams.. Conference Presentation presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver.

Editorial & Review Activities

  • Academy of Management Journal, Referee.
  • Academy of Management Learning and Education, Referee.
  • Academy of Management Review, Referee.
  • Human Relations, Referee.
  • Journal of Applied Psychology, Referee.
  • Journal of Applied Psychology, Editorial Board Member.
  • Journal of Management, Referee.
  • Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Referee.
  • Organization Science, Referee.
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Referee.