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Jessica Greenwald, PhD

Professor


Dr. Jess Greenwald is a Professor in the Department of Management. Dr. Greenwald teaches courses on organizational behavior, statistical techniques, ethical and social responsibility of business, employee engagement, leadership, human behavior in organizations, and international business. She conducts research primarily in the area of work motivation including core confidence, goal orientation, and attribution theory on performance outcomes.

Dr. Greenwald has published articles in academic journals such as Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Human Resource Management, Personality and Individual Differences, and Applied Psychology: An International Review. She has also presented numerous research papers at international meetings of the Academy of Management and the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology.

Dr. Greenwald was a recipient of the Doctoral Alumni Research Fellow award. She received the Faculty Scholarship Award in the College of Business in 2021. Dr. Greenwald has received numerous grants and scholarships from St. Ambrose University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has delivered the convocation speech at St. Ambrose University. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Greenwald was a Senior Account Executive for ASAP Software, now known as Dell Software - USA. In this position, she received multiple President's Club awards.

Dr. Greenwald CV (pdf)

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Education and Training


  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Organizational Behavior; Secondary Concentration: Human Resources; Minor: Research Methods
  • MBA, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill., International Business
  • BS, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill., Marketing

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Courses Taught

MGMT 210 Principles of Management
MGMT 325 Leadership in Organizations
MGMT 332 Organizational Theory and Behavior
MGMT 399 Topics in Management: Work Motivation and Sustainable Management
INTL 400 International Experiential Portfolio
MBA 615 Ethical and Social Responsibility in Business
MBA 621 Human Behavior in Organizations
DBA 902 Statistical Techniques I
DBA 903 Statistical Techniques II
DBA 910 Analyzing Behavior in Organizations
DBA 911 Managing Human Resources in a Global Environment
DBA 940 Special Topics Seminar: Leadership
DBA 940 Special Topics Seminar: Employee Engagement

Noteworthy Publications and Presentations

Stajkovic, A. D., Lee, D. S., Sergent, K., Greenwald, J. M., Raffiee, J., & Younger, S. (2020). The mitigating role of trait core confidence on psychological distress in entrepreneurship. Applied Psychology: An International Review.

Geil, M. & Greenwald, J. M. (2020). An investigation of the characteristics of effective global leaders. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, 35(10), 1505-1515.

Thome, M. & Greenwald, J. M. (2020). A study of job and community embeddedness on voluntary turnover. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, 35(10), 1573-1580.

Avdic McIntire, G., Dideriksen, A., Schnell, T., Thompson, C., Woodruff, K., & Greenwald, J. M. (2020). Assessment of confidence impact on pilot training performance. Paper presented at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference.

Muecke, S., Linderman-Hill, K., & Greenwald, J. M. (2020). Linking job autonomy to work engagement: The mediating role of challenge demand. Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Management.

Linderman-Hill, K., & Greenwald, J. M. (2019). Engaging top performers: The influence of core confidence on the relationship between job characteristics and engagement. Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Mahon, M., & Greenwald, J. M. (2018). The influence of leader prototype congruence on leadership self-efficacy and motivation to lead. Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

Holdorf, W. E., & Greenwald, J. M. (2018). Toward a taxonomy and unified construct of responsibility. Personality and Individual Differences, 132, 115-125.

Pieper, J. R., Greenwald, J. M., & Schlachter, S. (2018). Motivating employee referrals: The interactive effects of the referral bonus, perceived risk in referring, and affective commitment. Human Resource Management, 57, 1159-1174.

Geil, M., & Greenwald, J. M. (2017). Beyond cultural intelligence: The influence of polychronicity and core confidence on perceived global leadership effectiveness. Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwest Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

Pieper, J. R., Greenwald, J. M., & Schlachter, S. (2017). Motivating employee referrals: The interactive effects of the referral bonus, perceived risk in referring, and affective commitment. Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Gilstrap, R., & Greenwald, J. M. (2016). Creating an inimitable resource: An analysis of engagement, core confidence, and performance. Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwest Academy of Management, Fargo, ND.

Pollock, P., & Greenwald, J. M. (2016). Learning to be engaged: Leader/employee goal orientation and learning on employee engagement and performance. Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwest Academy of Management, Fargo, ND.

Maltarich, M. A., Greenwald, J., & Reilly, G. (2016). Team-level goal orientation: An emergent state and its relationships with team inputs, process, and outcomes. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 25, 68-88.

Pieper, J., Greenwald, J. M., & Schlachter, S. (2015). Risk versus reward: The impetus for referring job candidates. Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, B.C.

Thome, M., & Greenwald, J. M. (2015). Turning outsiders to insiders: A study of job and community embeddedness on voluntary turnover. Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, B.C.

Stajkovic, A. D., Lee, D., Greenwald, J. M., & Raffiee, J. (2015). The role of trait core confidence higher-order construct in self-regulation of performance and attitudes: Evidence from four studies. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 128, 29-48.

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