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Scott Seibert
Professor and Director, Tippie Undergraduate Honors Program
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow
Contact
319-335-0844
Office
W370 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
PhD in Organizational Behavior, Cornell University, 1994
MS in Organizational Behavior, School of Industrial & Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1988
BS in Psychology, State University of New York, Oswego, 1983
Expertise 
Careers
Leadership
Motivation
Awards 
Elected PDW Chair, Career Division, Academy of Management, 2015
Board Member, Graduate Management Admissions Council, GMAC, 2013
Board Member, Graduate Management Admissions Council, GMAC, 2012
Member, AMJ Best Paper Award Committee, Academy of Management, 2012
Board Member, Graduate Management Admissions Council, GMAC, 2011
Member, AMJ Best Paper Award Committee, Academy of Management , 2011
Board Member, Graduate Management Admissions Council, Graduage Management Admissions Council MERInstitute, 2010
Invited Presentation, Entrepreneurship Research Exemplars Conference, July 2009
Best Symposium Award, AOM Careers Division, August 2007
Best Applied Conference Paper , Careers Division of Academy of Management, 2006
Best Small Business MGT Conference Paper , Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management, 2006
Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior, OB Division of the Academy of Management, 2004
Academy of Management Journal Best Paper Award, Academy of Management Journal, 2001
Careers Division Best Conference Paper Award, Careers Division of the Academy of Management, 1999
Selected publications 

Developing career resilience and adaptability. Scott E. Seibert, Maria L. Kraimer, Peter A. Heslin, Organizational Dynamics (forthcoming)

Linking developmental experiences to leader effectiveness and promotability: The mediating role of leadership self-efficacy and mentor network. Scott E. Seibert, Leisa A. Sargent, Maria L. Kraimer, Kohyar Kiazad, Personnel Psychology (forthcoming)

Measuring career orientations in the era of the boundaryless career. Jesus Bravo, Scott E. Seibert, Maria L. Kraimer, Sandy J. Wayne, Robert C. Liden, Journal of Career Assessment (forthcoming)

The Impact of Leader Emotional Display Frequency on Follower Performance: Leader Surface Acting and Mean Emotion Display as Boundary Conditions.. Gang Wang, Scott E. Seibert, Leadership Quarterly, 2015, vol 26, 577-593

Psychological contract breach and employee innovation: A conservation of resources perspective. Kohyar Kiazad, Scott E. Seibert, Maria L. Kraimer, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 2014, vol 87, 535-556

The role of publishing strategies and professional networks in management research productivity. Scott E. Seibert, K. Michele Kacmar, Maria L. Kraimer, Patrick Downes, David N. Noble, Journal of Management (forthcoming)

Even the best laid plans sometimes go askew: Career self-management processes, career shocks and the decision to pursue graduate education. Scott E. Seibert, Maria L. Kraimer, Brooks C. Holtom, Abigail J. Pierotti, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2013, vol 98, 169-182

Antecedents and Consequences of Psychological and Team Empowerment in Organizations: A Meta-analytic Review. Scott E. Seibert, Gang Wang, Stephen Courtright, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2011, vol 96

Antecedents and Outcomes of Organizational Support for Development: The Critical Role of Career Opportunities. Maria L. Kraimer, Scott E. Seibert, Sandy J Wayne, Robert C. Liden, Jesus Bravo, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2011, vol 96, 485-500

The Relationship of Personality to Entrepreneurial Intentions & Performance: A Meta-analytic Review. H Zhao, Scott E. Seibert, G. T. Lumpkin, Journal of Management, 2010, vol 36, 381-404

The Big Five Personality Dimensions and Entrepreneurial Status: A Meta-analytical Review. H. Zhao, Scott E. Seibert, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2006, vol 91, 259-271

The Mediating Role of Self-Efficacy in the Development of Entrepreneurial Career Intentions. H Zhao, Scott E. Seibert, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2005, vol 90, 1265-1272

Taking Empowerment to the Next Level: A Multiple-Level model of Empowerment, Performance, and Satisfaction. Scott E. Seibert, S Silver, W A. Randolph, Academy of Management Journal, 2004, vol 47, 332-349

A social capital theory of career success. Scott E. Seibert, Maria L. Kraimer, R. C. Liden, Academy of Management Journal, 2001, vol 44, 219-237

What do proactive people do? A longitudinal model linking personality and career outcomes.. Scott E. Seibert, Maria L. Kraimer, J M. Crant, Personnel Psychology, 2001, vol 54, 845-874

Proactive Personality and Career Success. Scott E. Seibert, J M. Crant, Maria L. Kraimer, Journal of Applied Psychology, 1999, vol 84, 416-427

Working papers 

What Role does Leaders' Emotional Labor Play in Followers' Job Performance and Transformational Leadership Perceptions?. Scott E. Seibert, Gang Wang, Terry L. Boles

Applicant reactions to online background checks: Welcome to a Brave New World. Scott E. Seibert, Patrick Downes, Justin Christopher

Sponsored research 

Career obstacles, shocks, and facilitators of occupational and career satisfaction among Academy of Management academic members: A social identity perspective. Maria L. Kraimer, Scott E. Seibert, Leisa A Sargent, Academy of Management

An evidenced based approach to developing human and social capital in organizations. Maria L. Kraimer, Scott E. Seibert, Leisa Sargent, Australian Research Council Linkage Grant

The Role of MBA Education and other development programs in managerial career paths. Maria L. Kraimer, Scott E. Seibert, GMAC Management Education Research Institute

Conference proceedings 

General mental ability and entrepreneurial behavior and performance: A meta-analytic review. David DeGeest, Scott E. Seibert, Ernest H. O'Boyle, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2014

Other work 

Consequences of high LMX: Career mobility and success. Maria L. Kraimer, Scott E. Seibert, Stacy Astrove, Oxford Handbook of Leader-member Exchange, 2016, 241-259

Synthesizing what we know and looking ahead: A meta-analytic review of 30 years of emotional labor research. Gang Wang, Scott E. Seibert, Terry L. Boles, Research on Emotions in Organizations, 2011, vol 7, 15-43

Themes in the Study of Careers: Continuity, Emergence, and Opportunities for Convergence. Maria L. Kraimer, Scott E. Seibert, Handbook of Career Studies, 2007

Career Success. Scott E. Seibert, Encyclopedia of Career Develoment, 2006

Current and prior positions 
Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2014 - Present
Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2008 - Present
Associate Professor, University of Melbourne, August 2004 - May 2008
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, August 2001 - May 2004
Review and editorial work 

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2013 - 2016

Editorial Board Member, Personnel Psychology, 2007 - 2016

Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Journal, 2006 - 2016

Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Review, 2008 - 2011

Presentations 

An examination of the convergence of online panel data and conventionally sourced data. Academy of Management, Anaheim, August 2016

A Job Embeddedness Perspective on Responses to Psychological Contract Fulfillment. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, August 2014

Effects of Career Shocks and Obstacles on Early-Career Employee Retantion. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, August 2014

The Interactive Role of Leaders' Emotional Labor in Followers' Outcomes. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, August 2013

Insights for Publishing Careers Research in Top Journals. Academy of Management Mettings, Boston, MA, 2012

Integrating Career Issues into Organizational Behavior and Entrepreneurship Research., Edmonton, Canada, 2012

Applicant Reactions to Online Background Checks. Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Boston, August 2012

Key Levers and Critical Outcomes of Employee Empowerment., Iowa City, Iowa, July 2011

Editors and Authors Session. Entrepreneurship Research Exemplars Conference, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 2009

Responding to Reviewers. Academy of Managment Annual Meetings, Anneheim, CA, 2008

Careers and Climates. Society for Organizational Behavior Australia, Sydney, Australia, 2005

Committees and professional service 
Research Committee, 2015 - 2017
Faculty Council, 2013 - 2016
Faculty Senate, 2011 - 2015
Graduate Management Admissions Council MERInstitute, 2010 - 2013
Academy of Management Best Paper Award Committee, 2012
UI Social Science Funding Program, 2012
Academy of Management Best Paper Award Committee, 2011
M&O Faculty Search Committee, 2011
PhD Applicant Selection Committee, 2009 - 2011
M&O Faculty Search Committee, 2010
College Library Committee, 2008 - 2010