Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Associate Professor of Management
GM Nameplate Fellow

PhD, Michigan State University, 2006
BA, Hope College, Holland, MI, magna cum laude, 1985

Groups and teams, work identities and identification, emotions and moods, personality and other individual differences

Positions Held
At the University of Washington since 2006
Research Assistant, Michigan State University (2002-2006)
Intern, Nucleus Solutions, Arlington, VA (2004)
Executive Director, non-profit organization (1993-2001)

Current Research
Team learning, creativity, and innovation; team leadership; workload and affect.

Honors and Awards
Ascendant Scholar, Western Academy of Management (2012)
Core Professor of the Year, Evening MBA Class of 2012, Foster School of Business (2011)
Professor of the Quarter, MBA Class of 2012, Foster School of Business (2011)
Professor of the Quarter, MBA Class of 2011, Foster School of Business (2010)
Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence (one of the top 50 management articles published in 2009, out of 15,000 considered)
Wells Fargo Faculty Award for Undergraduate Teaching (2009)

Academic Service
Editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 

Selected Publications
"An Integrative Process Model of Leadership: Examining Leadership Loci, Mechanisms and Event Cycles," with M. Eberly, M. Hernandez and B. Avolio, American Psychologist, forthcoming.

"Expressed Humility in Organizations: Implications for Performance, Teams, and Leadership," with B. Owens and T. Mitchell, Organization Science, forthcoming.

"Cognitive and Affective Identification: Exploring the Links Between Different Forms of Social Identification and Personality with Work Attitudes and Behavior," with F. Morgeson and D. Hekman, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 33, 2012, pp. 1142-1167.

"Alternative Reference Points and Outcome Evaluation: The Influence of Affect," with R. Ilies and T. Boles, Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 97, 2012, pp. 33-45.

"Beyond Internal and External: A Dyadic Theory of Relational Attributions," with M.B. Eberly, E.C. Holley and T.R. Mitchell, Academy of Management Review, Vol. 36, No.4, 2011, pp. 731-753.

"The Loci and Mechanisms of Leadership: Exploring a More Comprehensive View of Leadership Theory," with M. Hernandez, M. Eberly and B. Avolio, Leadership Quarterly, Vol. 22, 2011, pp. 1165-1185.

"Personality and Citizenship Behavior: The Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction," with R. Ilies, I.S. Fulmer and M. Spitzmuller, Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 94, 2009, pp. 945-959.

"How Different Team Downsizing Approaches Influence Team-Level Adaptation and Performance," with D.S. DeRue, J.R. Hollenbeck, D.R. Ilgen and D. Jundt, Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 51, 2008, pp. 182-196.

"Cutthroat Cooperation: Asymmetrical Adaptation to Changes in Team Reward Structures," with J.R. Hollenbeck, S.E. Humphrey, D.R. Ilgen, D. Jundt and C.J. Meyer, Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2006, pp. 103-119.

"Multiple Professional Identities: Examining Differences in Identification across Work-Related targets," with F.P. Morgeson, D.R. Ilgen, C.J. Meyer and J.W. Lloyd, Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 91, No. 2, 2006, pp. 498-506.

"Teams in Organizations: From Input-Process-Output Models to IMOI Models," with D. R. Ilgen, J.R. Hollenbeck and D. Jundt, Annual Review of Psychology, Vol. 56, 2005, pp. 517-543.

Selected Consulting Experience
Michigan Public Health Institute
Kellogg Youth Initiative Partnerships
International Steward

Contact Information

Office:544 Paccar Hall

Mailing Address

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226