Robert Moorman

Frank S. Holt, Jr. Professor of Business Leadership and Professor of Management
Koury Business Center 328
2075 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
rmoorman@elon.edu (336) 278-5950

Brief Biography

Robert H. Moorman is the Frank S. Holt Jr. Professor of Business Leadership at the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon University.  Prior to joining Elon in 2011, he held the Robert Daugherty Chair in Management at Creighton University.  He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Indiana University in 1990. 

Professor Moorman teaches leadership and organizational behavior classes and consults with businesses on the topics of leadership development and workplace engagement.  Professor Moorman’s research interests include the study of leader integrity, work group cooperation, organizational justice, and the performance of organizational citizenship behaviors.  He has published articles on these and other topics in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the International Journal of Leadership Studies, the European Management Journal, and Group and Organizational Management

Education

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, August, 1990
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, MBA in Management, May, 1989
  • The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, BA in Geology, June, 1983

Employment History

  • 2011 – present:  Frank S. Holt Jr. Professor of Business Leadership, The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon University                                  
  • 2008 – 2011:  Professor and Robert B. Daugherty Endowed Chair in Management, Director of the Anna Tyler Waite Center for Leadership, College of Business Administration, Creighton University
  • 2007 – 2008:  Associate Dean for Graduate Business Programs, Professor and Robert B. Daugherty Endowed Chair in Management, Director of the Anna Tyler Waite Center for Leadership, College of Business Administration, Creighton University
  • 2004 – 2007:  Professor and Robert B. Daugherty Endowed Chair in Management, Director of the Anna Tyler Waite Center for Leadership, College of Business Administration, Creighton University
  • 2000- 2004:  Associate Professor and Robert B. Daugherty Endowed Chair in Management, Director of the Anna Tyler Waite Center for Leadership, College of Business Administration, Creighton University
  • 1999-2000:  Visiting Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration, Creighton University
  • 1996-1999:  Associate Professor of Management and Industrial Relations, College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University
  • 1990-1996:  Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University

Courses Taught

Management 323:  Management and Organizational Behavior

Management 412:  Advanced Organizational Behavior

Elon 101 for Business Fellows

MBA 562:  Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Publications

Selected Publications:

Moorman, R.H., Darnold, T.M., Priesemuth, M., & Dunn, C.P. (2012).  Toward the measurement of perceived leader integrity: Introducing a multidimensional approach.  Journal of Change Management, DOI:10.1080/14697017.2012.728746.

Moorman, R.H. & Grover, S.L. (2009).  Why Does Leader Integrity Matter to Followers? An Uncertainty Management-Based Explanation.  The International Journal of Leadership Studies, 5, 102 – 114.

Grover, S.L. & Moorman, R.H. (2009).  Challenges to leader integrity.  In T. Hernes & C. Garsten (Eds.), Ethical Dilemmas in Management, pp. 53-63, Erlbaum Press.

Wells, D.W., Moorman, R.H. & Werner, J. (2007).  How does the perceived purpose of electronic performance monitoring impact an array of attitudinal variables?  Human Resource Development Quarterly, 18, 121 – 138.

Blakely, G.L., Srivastava, A., & Moorman, R.H. (2005).  The effects of nationality, work role centrality, and work locus of control on role definitions.  Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 12, 103 – 117.

Moorman, R.H. & Byrne, Z.S. (2005).  What is the role of justice in promoting organizational citizenship behavior?  In Greenberg, J. & Colquitt, J.A. (Eds.), Handbook of Organizational Justice:  Fundamental Questions about Fairness in the Workplace.  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 355 – 380.

Moorman, R.H. & Danielson, M.A. (2004).  What do followers expect from leaders?  Creighton University Magazine, Summer, 2004, p. 32-36.  Reprinted in Leadership From the Ground Up, a participant workbook for the 10th Annual Worldwide Luminary Series on Leadership, October, 2004.

Moorman, R.H. & Wells, D.L. (2003).  Can electronic performance monitoring be fair?  Exploring relationships among monitoring characteristics, perceived fairness, and job performance.  The Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 10, 2-16.

Moorman, R.H. & Harland, L.K. (2002).  Temporary workers as good citizens:  Factors influencing their organizational citizenship behavior performance.  Journal of Business and Psychology, 17, 171 – 187.

Niehoff, B.P., Moorman, R.H., Blakely, G.L., & Fuller, J. (2001).  The influence of empowerment and job enrichment on employee loyalty in a downsizing environment. Group and Organization Management, 26, 93-113.

Moorman, R.H., Blakely, G.L., & Niehoff, B.P. (1998).  Does organizational support mediate the relationship between procedural justice and organizational citizenship behavior?  Academy of Management Journal, 41, 351-357.

Blakely, G.L., Blakely, E.H., & Moorman, R.H. (1998).  The effects of training on perceptions of sexual harassment.  The Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 28, 71-83.

Niehoff, B.P. & Moorman, R.H. (1996).  Exploring the relationships between top management behaviors and employee perceptions of fairness.  International Journal of Public Administration, 19, 941-961.

Blakely, G.L., Blakely, E.H., & Moorman, R.H. (1995).  Relationship between gender, personal experience, and perceptions of sexual harassment in the workplace.  Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 8, 263-274.

Moorman, R.H. & Blakely, G.L. (1995).  Individualism-Collectivism as an individual difference predictor of organizational citizenship behavior.  Journal of Organizational Behavior, 16, 127-142.

Moorman, R.H. (1993).  The influence of cognitive and affective based job satisfaction measures on the relationship between satisfaction and organizational citizenship behavior.  Human Relations, 46, 759-776.

Moorman, R.H., Niehoff, B.P., & Organ, D.W. (1993).  Treating employees fairly and organizational citizenship behavior:  Sorting the effects of job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and procedural justice.  Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 6, 209-225.

Niehoff, B.P. & Moorman, R.H. (1993).  Justice as a mediator of the relationship between methods of monitoring and organizational citizenship behavior.  Academy of Management Journal, 36, 527-556.

Organ, D.W. & Moorman, R.H. (1993).  Fairness and organizational citizenship behavior:  What are the connections?  Social Justice Research, 6, 5-18.

Moorman, R.H. & Podsakoff, P.M. (1992).  A meta-analytic review and empirical test of the potential confounding effects of social desirability response sets in organizational behaviour research.  The Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 65, 131-149. 

Moorman, R.H. (1991).  The relationship between organizational justice and organizational citizenship behavior:  Do fairness perceptions influence employee citizenship?  Journal of Applied Psychology, 76, 845-855.

Podsakoff, P.M., MacKenzie, S., Moorman, R.H., & Fetter, R. (1990). The influence of transformational leader behaviors on organizational citizenship behaviors.  The Leadership Quarterly, 1, 107-142.

Reprinted in Leaders and the Leadership Process, J.L. Pierce & J. Newstrom (Eds.), Austin Press:  Burr Ridge, Il., 1995.

Presentations

Selected Presentations:

Moorman, R.H., Darnold, T.M., & Priesemuth, M. (2012).  A preliminary test of a multi-dimensional measure of perceived leader integrity.  Presented at the 2012 Meetings of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Dunn, C.P, Moorman, R.H., and Grover, S.L. (2007). Why does leader integrity matter?  Discussion session presented at the 2007 Meetings of the International Association of Business and Society (IABS), Florence, Italy, May 31 – June 3, 2007.

Grover, S.A., Louche, H., and Moorman, R.H. (2006).  Leaders and the Organizing Power of Integrity.  Subtheme organized for the 22nd EGOS Colloquium "The Organizing Society" in Bergen, Norway July 6 - July 8, 2006. 

Moorman, R.H. & Byrne, Z. (2006)  From fairness to OCBs:  Opening the black box.  In D. Chiaburu & S. Marinova, Chairs, Advances in understanding OCB at work:  From social exchanges to contingency perspectives.  Symposium accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management Meetings, Atlanta, GA.

Wells, D.W. & Moorman, R.H. (2006).  The relationship between the perceived purpose of electronic monitoring and positive job attitudes.  In J. Aiello, Chair, Electronic performance monitoring:  Effectiveness and fairness.  Symposium accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management Meetings, Atlanta, GA. 

Moorman, R.H., Blakely, G.L., and Niehoff, B.P. (2005).  Helping Students Develop Leadership Skills:  Three Examples of Innovative Approaches to Teaching Leadership in the Classroom.  Paper accepted for presentation at the 2005 Meetings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV

Blakely, G.L., Srivastava, A., & Moorman, R.H. (2005).  US – China comparative study on role definitions.  Paper presented at the 2005 Meetings of the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychologists (SIOP), Los Angeles, CA.

Grover, S. & Moorman, R.H. (2004).  Leadership Integrity: How Honesty and Consistency of Leaders Influence Organisational Conscience.  Paper presented at the 20th EGOS Colloquium 31. Exploring Organizational Conscience, Ljubljana, July 1 - 3, 2004.

Wells, D.L. & Moorman, R.H. (2004).  The Relationship of Perceived EPM Purpose to Perceptions of Fairness, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment.  2004 Meetings of the Midwest Academy of Management, Minneapolis, MN.

Moorman, R.H. (2003).  Refining Our Understanding of the Mechanisms the Link Perceived Fairness and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors.  Part of the Symposium “New Frontiers for OCB Research (R. Moorman, Chair).  2003 Midwest Academy of Management Meetings, St. Louis, MO.

Moorman, R.H. & Wells, D.L. (2003).  Can electronic performance monitoring be fair?  Paper presented at the 2003 Midwest Academy of Management Meetings, St. Louis, MO.  Chosen as Best Paper in the Conference

Moorman, R.H. (2002). Not just a walk in the woods:  An evaluation of the effectiveness of using a low ropes course for team building.  Paper presented at the 2002 Midwest Academy of Management Meetings, Indianapolis, IN.

Harland, L.H. & Moorman, R.H. (2001). Predicting Organizational Citizenship Behavior Performance and Job Attitudes in Temporary Employees:  Understanding the Impact of the Staffing Agency and the Client Organization.  Paper presented at the 2001 Academy of Management Meetings, Washington, D.C.

Blakely, G.L., Andrews, M., & Moorman, R.H. (2001). Equity sensitivity as a moderator of the relationship between perceptions of fairness and organizational citizenship behaviors.  Paper presented at the 2001 Academy of Management Meetings, Washington, D.C.

Moorman, R.H. and Phillips, J.M. (2000).  Integrating Leadership Development into Graduate and Undergraduate Business Programs: A Discussion of the Advantages and Disadvantages Associated with Two Different Approaches.  Workshop presented at the AACSB Continuous Improvement Symposium, "Management Education in the New Environment: Choosing to Change," Tampa, Florida.

Moorman, R.H. and Harland, L.K. (2000).  The differing sources of fairness perceptions of contingent workers and their influence on organizational citizenship behavior performance. Submitted as part of the symposium “What Does it Mean to be Fair?  Organizational Justice and Effective Work Behaviors,” Z. Byrne, Chair, to the 2000 Meetings of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Professional Activities

Associate Editor, Organizational Behavior, European Management Journal, 2012 – 2015.

Editorial Review Board, the Journal of Management, 2006 – 2008, 2010 - 2012

Editorial Review Board, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2002 – 2011

President, Midwest Academy of Management, 2001 - 2002.

Selected Executive Education Programs:

Transformational Leadership, National Corn Growers Association, Greensboro, NC, August 9, 2012.

Transformational Leadership, National Soybean Association, Greensboro, NC, August 9, 2012.

Leadership at Gettysburg, Thought Leaders Conference, Syngenta, Washington, DC, June 12. 2012.

Leadership Excellence, American Agri Women’s Association, Minneapolis, MN, April 17, 2012.

Transformational Leadership, National Agriculture Aviators Association, Greensboro, NC, October 8, 2011.

Advanced Leadership Course, National Corn Growers Association, Greensboro, NC, September 15, 2011

Enhancing Leadership, Executive Education Program at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, May - June 2011.

Enhancing Leadership, Executive Education Program at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, May - June 2010.

Building an Engaged Work Force.  Workshop presented to KPMG New Zealand, Wellington, NZ, June 2010.

Service Activities

University Athletics Committee, 2012 – 2015

University Committee on Leadership, 2011 – present

Revson Grant Steering Committee, 2011 – present

Leadership Advisory Board, 2011 – present

Search Committee, International Business and Strategy position, 2012-2013.

Awards

Outstanding Editorial Review Board Member, the Journal of Organizational Behavior (2010).  Selection based on quality and quantity of reviews.

Ranked as #121 on a list of top 150 most cited scholars in the field of management from 1981 – 2004 in Podsakoff, P.M., MacKenzie, S.B., Podsakoff, N.P. & Bachrach, D.G. (2008).  Scholarly influence in the field of management:  A bibliometric analysis of the determinants of university and author impact in the management literature in the past quarter century.  Journal of Management, 34, 641 – 720.

Cahill Award for Excellence, 2008, Creighton University College of Business Administration.  This award was given in honor of the contribution made by my work developing the Anna Tyler Waite Leadership Scholars Program.

Dean’s Award for Excellence 2004 – 2005, Creighton University College of Business Administration.  This award was based on outstanding performance in the areas of teaching, research, and service.

Dean’s Award for Excellence 2000 – 2001, Creighton University College of Business Administration.  This award was based on outstanding performance in the areas of teaching, research, and service.

Outstanding Researcher in the Department of Management, West Virginia University for 1997-98.

Outstanding Teacher, Department of Management and Industrial Relations, West Virginia University, 1996-97.

Outstanding Researcher, Department of Management, West Virginia University for 1993-94.

Outstanding Researcher, College of Business and Economics,  West Virginia University for 1993-94.