Mitchell Neubert

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-4092
Office Location:  H 327

Work Experience

  • Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business, Baylor University (August 2006 - Present)
  • H. R. Gibson Professor of Management Development, Baylor University (August 2002 - August 2009)
  • Director of Masters of Organizational Change and Development Programs, Bowling Green State University (June 2000 - June 2002)
  • Fellow, Institute for the Study of Religion


Teaching and Learning Scholarship

Organizational Behavior: Wiley, 2014 (coauthors: Bruno Dyck).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Entrepreneurs feel closer to God than the rest of us do," Harvard Business Review, Vol. 91, No. 10, (October 2013), pp. 32-33 (coauthors: Alison Beard). Interview discussing my research

"Beliefs about Faith and Work: Development and Validation of Honoring God and Prosperity Gospel Scales," Review of Religious Research, (August 2013) (coauthors: Kevin Dougherty, Jerry Park, Jenna Griebel).

"Religious Profile of American Entrepreneurs," Journal of Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 52, No. 2, (June 2013), pp. 401-409 (coauthors: Kevin Dougherty, Jerry Park, Jenna Griebel).

"Servant Leaders Inspire Servant Followers: Antecedents and outcomes for Employees and the Organization," Leadership Quarterly, The, Vol. 24, No. 2, (April 2013), pp. 316-331 (coauthors: Emily M Hunter, Sara Jansen Perry, L A Witt, Lisa M Penney, Evan Weinberger).

"The Influence of Ethical Leadership and Regulatory Focus on Employee Outcomes," Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 2, (April 2013), pp. 269-296 (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu, Jim Roberts).

"Religous Orthodoxy and Entrepreneurial Risk-Taking," Sociological Focus, (2013) (coauthors: Todd Ferguson, Kevin Dougherty).

"Three Alternatives to Organizational Value Change and Formation: Top Down, Spontaneous Decentralized, and Interactive Dialogical," Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Vol. 48, No. 3, (September 2012), pp. 380-409 (coauthors: Michael Boniface, Michael Rashmi).

"Christian Perspectives on Faith at Work: An Empirical Exploration of Faith and Work Associations across Christian Religious Traditions," Handbook of Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace: Springer, June 2012 (coauthors: Kevin D Dougherty).

"Introduction: The Value of Virtue to Management and Organizational Theory and Practice," Canadian Journal of Administrative Science, Vol. 28, No. 3, (September 2011), pp. 227-230. This is the introductory article for a special issue on virtues in organizations that I edited.

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"General Electric: Ecoimagination as a CSR initiative," Journal of Business Ethics Education, Vol. 8, (2011), pp. 245-254 (coauthors: Marlene Reed).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Effects of Ethical Codes on Ethical Perceptions of Actions Toward Stakeholders," Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 97, No. 4, (December 2010), pp. 505-516 (coauthors: (Nakao) Tisha Emerson, Joe McKinney).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"An Ethical Leadership Opportunity for BlueCava," (October 2010).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Action Commitments," , Klein, H., Becker, T., & Meyer, j. (eds.), 2009 (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu).

"The Virtuous Influence of Ethical Leadership Behavior: Evidence from the Field," Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 90, No. 2, (2009), pp. 157-170 (coauthors: Dawn S. Carlson, K M Kacmar, Jim Roberts, Larry Chonko).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

Management: Current practices and New Directions, 2009 (coauthors: Bruno Dyck).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Unchaining Weber's Iron Cage: A Look at What Managers can do.," Christian Scholar's Review, Vol. 38, No. 1, (2008), pp. 41-60 (coauthors: Bruno Dyck, Kenman Wong).

"The influence of leader regulatory focus on employee creativity," Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 23, (2008), pp. 587-602 (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu, Jeffery McMullen, Xiang Yi).

"Regulatory Focus as a Mediator of the Influence of Initiating Structure and Servant Leadership on Employee Behavior," Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 93, No. 6, (2008), pp. 1220-1233 (coauthors: K M Kacmar, Dawn S. Carlson, Larry Chonko, Jim Roberts).

"A cognitive (attributions)-emotion model of observer reactions to free-riding poor performers," Journal of Business and Psychology, (2008) (coauthors: S. Taggar).

"Causes and consequences of managerial failure in rapidly changing organizations," Business Horizons, Vol. 50, No. 2, (2007), pp. 145-155 (coauthors: C. Longenecker, L. Fink).

"The influence of leader regulatory focus on employee creativity.," Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, (2007) (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu, Jeffery McMullen, Xiang Yi).

"Transformational leadership, cohesion perceptions, and employee cynicism about organizational change: The mediating role of justice perceptions.," Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Vol. 43, No. 3, (2007), pp. 327-351 (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu, Xiang Yi).

"An investigation of the generalizability of the Houghton and Neck Revised Self-leadership Questionnaire to a Chinese context," Journal of Managerial Psychology, Vol. 21, No. 4, (2006), pp. 360-373 (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu).

"The role of conscientiousness and extraversion in affecting the relationship between perceptions of group potency and volunteer group member selling behavior: An interactionist perspective.," Human Relations, Vol. 59, No. 9, (2006), pp. 1235-1260 (coauthors: S. Taggar, S. H. Cady).

"The practices of effective managerial coaches," Business Horizons, Vol. 48, No. 6, (2005), pp. 493-500 (coauthors: C. Longenecker).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"What you need to know about change," (October 2004), pp. 9.

"Why managers fail in rapidly changing organizations: Top Ten Causes," Baylor Business Review, (October 2004), pp. 27 (coauthors: Longenecker).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Pathways to Informal Leadership: The Moderating Role of Gender on the Relationship of Individual Differences and Team Member Network Centrality to Informal Leadership Emergence.," The Leadership Quarterly, Vol. 15, (2004), pp. 175-194 (coauthors: S. Taggar).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"The Emergence of Women in Healthcare Leadership: Transforming the Impact of Gender Differences.," Journal of Men's Health and Gender, Vol. 1, No. 4, (2004), pp. 383-387 (coauthors: L. D. Palmer).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The impact of poor performers on team outcomes: An empirical examination of attribution theory.," Personnel Psychology, Vol. 57, (2004), pp. 935-968 (coauthors: S. Taggar).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

Why managers fail in rapidly changing organizations: Top Ten Causes. American Management Association Executive Matters Newsletter. (2004)(Co-author, c. Longenecker)

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Creating a Group Culture through Group Systems: An Example of Integrating Academic Research into Consulting Practice.," Organization Development Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, (2003), pp. 20-27.

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Creating job clarity: HR's role in improving organizational focus and performance," HR Advisor, Vol. 9, No. 4, (2003), pp. 17-21 (coauthors: C. Longenecker).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The management development needs of front-line managers: voices from the field.," Career Development International, Vol. 8, No. 4, (2003), pp. 210-218 (coauthors: C. Longenecker).

"Multilevel Performance Probability: A Meta-Analytic Integration of Expectancy and Self-efficacy," Psychological Reports, Vol. 88, (2001), pp. 1077-1090 (coauthors: S. H. Cady, D. Grey-Boyd).

"Program Commitment: A Multi-Study Longitudinal Field Investigation," Personnel Psychology, Vol. 54, (2001), pp. 421-448 (coauthors: S. Cady).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Teams: How One Bad Apple Can Affect the Whole Barrel," HR Professional, (December 2000) (coauthors: S. Taggar).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Barriers and Gateways to Management Cooperation and Teamwork," Business Horizons, Vol. 43, (2000), pp. 37-44 (coauthors: C. Longenecker).

"Too Much of a Good Thing or the More the Merrier? Exploring the Dispersion and Gender Composition of Informal Leadership in Intact Manufacturing Teams," Small Group Research, Vol. 30, No. 5, (1999), pp. 635-646.

"Relating Member Ability and personality to Work-Team Processes and Team Effectiveness," Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 83, (1998), pp. 377-391 (coauthors: M Barrick, G. Stewart, M. Mount).

"The value of feedback and goal setting over goal setting alone and potential moderators of this effect: A meta-analysis.," Human Performance, Vol. 11, (1998), pp. 321-335.

Presentations and Proceedings

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

Reed, Marlene M., Mitchell Neubert and Theodore Waldron (October 2013). Chick-fil-A: Voicing Values and Responding to Activists' Threats," Proceedings of the North American Case Research Association Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia.

"Virtue at the Organizational Level: Fact or Fiction," presented at the Academy of Management, Orlando, FL, August 2013.

"Spiritual Capital: Implications for Management Education," presented at the Practical Wisdom for Management: Yale University, New Haven, CT, July 2013.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Role of Spiritual Capital in Innovation and Performance: Evidence from Developing Economies," presented at the 2013 Ratio Institute Entrepreneurship & Virtues Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, May 2013 (coauthors: Steve Bradley, R. Ardianti, E. Simiyu).

"Cross-Cultural Comparison of Ethical Attitudes of Business Professionals," presented at the Tenth AIMS International Conference on Management, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, January 2013 (coauthors: Joe McKinney, Leslie E. Palich).

"Exploring Links between Entrepreneurial Orientations, Promotion Focus, and Entrepreneurial Behavior," presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, August 2012 (coauthors: Kevin D Dougherty, Jerry Park).

"The Essentials of Entrepreneurial Leadership," presented at the The Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference, Vancouver, BC, November 2011.

"The Values and Beliefs of The American Public: Wave III of the Baylor Religion Survey," presented at the National Religious Writers Conference, Durham, North Carolina, September 2011 (coauthors: Kevin Dougherty).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Reconfiguring Porter’s generic strategies in a virtuous world," presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio, August 2011 (coauthors: Geoff Bell, Bruno Dyck).

"Entrepreneurial Networks – the Ties That Free or the Ties that Bind? Evidence from Microcredit Lending Groups," presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Syracuse, NY, June 2011 (coauthors: Steve Bradley, Hana Milanov, Edward Simiyu).

"The virtues of servant leadership," presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL, April 2011 (coauthors: Emily M Hunter, Sara J Perry, Evan Weinberger, Lisa M Penney, L A Witt, Lisa Walther).

"The Influence of Ethical Leadership and Regulatory Focus on Employee Outcomes," presented at the Academy of Management Meetings, Montreal, CA., August 2010 (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu, Jim Roberts).

"A Time for Developing New Management Theory: Examples of Goal-setting and Strategy," presented at the Southwest Academy of Management, Dallas, March 2010 (coauthors: Bruno Dyck).
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