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Michael Mount
Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Management
Contact
319-335-0953
Office
S358 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
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 
Joyce and Robert Hogan Award for Personality and Performance, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2013
Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award (jointly with M. Barrick), Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2009
Elected Fellow, American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2000
Selected publications 

Why people harm the organization and its members: Relationships among personality, organizational commitment, and workplace deviance. R. Guay, D. Choi, I. Oh, M. Mitchell, Michael K. Mount, K. Shin

The Two Faces of High Self-monitors. Steve Charlier, In-Sue Oh, Michael K. Mount, Chris Berry, Journal Of Organizational Behavior, 2014, vol 35, 92-111

General Mental Ability and Non-task Performance: A Meta-analysis. Erik Gonzalez-Mule, Michael K. Mount, In-Sue Oh, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2014, vol 99, 1222-1243

Gender Differences in Personality Predictors of Counterproductive Behavior. Erik Gonzalez-Mule, David S. DeGeest, Michael K. Mount, Journal of Managerial Psychology, 2013, vol 28, 333-353

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, vol 21, 233-238

The Power of the Circumplex: Incremental Validity of Intersection Traits in Predicting Counterproductive Work Behaviors. Erik Gonzalez-Mule, David S. DeGeest, Michael K. Mount, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 2013, vol 21, 322-327

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, 2013, vol 38, 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, 2011, vol 96, 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, 2008, Blackwell, 2008, vol 61, 113-139

Relationship of Personality Traits and Counterproductive Work Behaviors: The Mediating Effects of Job Satisfaction. Michael K. Mount, R. Illes, Erin C. Johnson, Personnell Psychology, 2006, vol 59, 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, 2006, vol 59, 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, 2005, vol 58, 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, 2005, 2005, vol 58, 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, 2004, vol 89, 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, 2003, vol 88, 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, 2003, 2003, vol 56, 45-74

The interactive effects of conscientiousness and agreeableness on job performance.. L. A. Witt, M. Barrick, Michael K. Mount, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2002, vol 87, 164-169

Five-Factor Model of personality and job satisfaction.. T. A. Judge, D. Heller, Michael K. Mount, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2002, vol 87, 530-541

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, 2008, vol 27

Yes, personality matters: Moving on to more important matters. Murray R. Barrick, Michael K. Mount, Human Performance, 2005, 2005, vol 18, 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

Current & Prior Positions 
Management Consultant, Control Data Corporation, June 1977 - January 1981
Review and editorial work 

Referee, Ad hoc reviewer for numerous journals

Editorial Board Member, Personnel Psychology, 2002 - 2015

Presentations 

Catch me if you can: Intelligence, differential detection and deviance. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, April 2015

Distal and proximal experience as predictors of psychomotor job performance.. Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2015

A meta-analysis of the relationship between General Mental Ability and attitudes. Academy of Management, Philadelphia, August 2014

Why job design is intrinsically motivating: Role of the person.. Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, May 2014

Managers Behaving Badly: Not So Smart, Disengaged and Deviant. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston Texas, April 2013

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, 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, 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, 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, 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, Toronto, Canada, August 2000