Jennifer Griffith

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Management
Paul College 255E

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Fields of Specialization

Leadership, emotions in organizations, team dynamics, ethical decision making

Select Research

Thiel, C. E., Griffith, J. A., Hardy III, J. H., Peterson, D. R., & Connelly, S. (accepted, 2017). Let’s Look at This Another Way: How Supervisors Can Help Subordinates Manage the Threat of Relationship Conflict. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies.

Griffith, J. A., Gibson, C., Medeiros, K., MacDougall, A., Hardy III, J., & Mumford, M. D. (accepted, 2017). Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking? The Influence of Leader Style, Distance, and Leader–Follower Mental Model Congruence on Creative Performance. Journal of Leadership.

Organizational Studies.Friedrich, T. L., Griffith, J. A., & Mumford, M. D. (2016). Collective leadership behaviors: Evaluating the leader, team network, and problem situation characteristics that influence their use. Leadership Quarterly, 27(2), 312-333. 

Johnson, G., Griffith, J. A., & Buckley, M. R. (2016). A new model of impression management: Emotions in the "black box" of organizational persuasion. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 89(1), 111-140.

Griffith, J. A., Thiel, C. E., Connelly, S., & Johnson, G. (2015). How outstanding leaders lead with affect: An examination of charismatic, ideological, and pragmatic leaders. Leadership Quarterly, 26(4), 502-517.

Davis, J. D., Griffith, J. A., Thiel, C. E., & Connelly, S. (2015). Development and validation of a measure of emotion regulation at work: Introducing the Workplace Emotion Regulation Preference Inventory (WERPI). Personality and Individual Differences, 85, 245-250. 

Griffith, J. A., Zeni, T. A., & Johnson, G. (2015). Utilizing emotions for ethical decision making in leadership. In T. Issa & R. Wolf (Eds.), Advances in business strategy and competitive advantage: International business ethics and growth opportunities (pp. 188 - 205). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Thiel, C. E., Griffith, J. A., & Connelly, S. (2015). Leader-follower interpersonal emotion management: Managing stress by person-focused and emotion-focused emotion management. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 22, 5-20.

Griffith, J. A., Connelly, S., & Thiel, C. E. (2014). Emotion regulation and intragroup conflict: When more distracted minds prevail. International Journal of Conflict Management, 25(2), 148-170. 

Thiel, C. E., Connelly, S., & Griffith, J. A. (2012). Leadership and emotion management for complex tasks: Different emotions, different strategies. Leadership Quarterly, 23(3), 517-533. 

Griffith, J. A., Connelly, S., & Thiel, C. E. (2011). Leader deception influences on leader-member exchange and subordinate organizational commitment. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 18, 508-521.

Gooty, J., Connelly, S., Griffith, J. A., & Gupta, A. (2010). Leadership, affect, and emotions: A state of the science review. Leadership Quarterly, 21(6), 979-1004.