Dr. Mickey B. Smith
Dr. Smith’s research focuses primarily on employee personality, organizational environments, and leadership. Specifically, his research investigates the impact that dark personality traits, organizational climate, and leadership collectively have on employee performance. His research has been published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business and Psychology, International Journal of Human Resource Management, among other outlets. He has presented his research at various professional conferences (e.g., Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologist). He has consulted for organizations in various industries on topics including leader development, personnel selection, and creating organizational surveys.
- Ph.D. in Management
Oklahoma State University
- M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
University of West Florida
- B.A. in Psychology
University of South Alabama
- Howard, M.C., Follmer, K., Smith, M.B., Tucker, R., & Van Zandt, E. (2021). Work and suicide: an interdisciplinary systematic literature review. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
- Greenbaum, R.L., Bonner, J.M., Mawritz, M.B., Butts, M.M., & Smith, M.B. (2020). It’s all about the bottom-line: Group bottom-line mentality, Psychological safety, and group creativity. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 41, 503-517.
- Howard, M.C., Cogswell, J.E., & Smith, M.B. (2020). The antecedents and outcomes of workplace ostracism: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105, 577-596.
- Webster, B.D., & Smith, M.B. (2019). The Dark Triad and organizational citizenship behaviors: The moderating role of high involvement management. Journal of Business and Psychology, 34, 621-635.
Webster, B.D., Edwards, B.D., & Smith, M.B. (2019). Is holding two jobs too much? An examination of dual jobholders. Journal of Business and Psychology, 34, 271-285.
Smith, M.B., Hill, A.D., Wallace, J.C., Recendes, T., & Judge, T.A. (2018). The upside to dark and downside to bright personality: A review and future research agenda. Journal of Management, 44, 191-217.
Smith, M.B., Wallace, J.C., Vandenberg, R.J., & Mondore, S. (2018). Employee involvement climate, task and citizenship performance, and instability as a moderator. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29, 615-636.
Smith, M.B., & Webster, B.D. (2018). Narcissus the innovator? The relationship between grandiose narcissism, innovation, and adaptability. Personality and Individual Differences, 121, 67-73.
Smith, M.B., & Webster, B.D. (2017). A moderated mediation model of Machiavellianism, social undermining, political skill, and supervisor-rated job performance. Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 453-459.
Wallace, J.C., Butts, M., Stevens, F., Johnson, P.D., & Smith, M.B. (2016). A multilevel model of employee innovation: Understanding the effects of regulatory focus, thriving, and employee involvement climate. Journal of Management, 42, 982-1004.
Smith, M.B., Wallace, J.C., & Jordan, P. (2016). When the dark ones become darker: How promotion focus moderates the effects of the Dark Triad on supervisor performance ratings. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37, 236-254.
Johnson, P.D., Smith, M.B., Wallace, J.C., Hill, A.D., & Baron, R.A. (2015). A review of multilevel regulatory focus in organizations. Journal of Management, 41, 1501-1529.
*Smith, M.B., Bryan, L. K., & Vodanovich, S.J. (2012). The counter-intuitive effects of flow on positive leadership and employee attitudes: Incorporating positive psychology into the management of organizations. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 15, 174-198.
- MGT 601 – Seminar in Organizational Behavior (PhD Program)
- BUS 600 – Seminar in Research Fundamentals (PhD Program)
- MBA 505 – Managing People (MBA Program)
- Various Undergraduate Courses in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources