Matt Quade

Director, Christian Leadership & Ethics - Management
Kimberly and Aaron P. Graft Professor in Leadership in Business - Management

Contact Information

Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98006
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation Management.216.03

Office Hours

N/A (Teaching abroad in Spring 2024)

Educational Background

  • PHD - Business Administration, Oklahoma State University
  • MBA - Business Administration, Oklahoma State University
  • BSBA - Management, The University of Tulsa

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, Baylor University (August 1, 2020 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 13, 2014 - July 31, 2020)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University-Tulsa (August 2013 - May 2014)
  • Title Landman, Chesapeake Energy Corporation (June 2008 - August 2010)

Awards and Honors

  • McBride Fellow, McBride Center for International Business (December 1, 2023)
  • Robert and Robin Nitsche Outstanding Research Award, Hankamer School of Business (2022)
  • Habicht Early Career Research Award, Hankamer School of Business (2020)
  • 2017-2018 Rising Star, Office of the Vice Provost for Research (October 16, 2017)
  • Best Overall Paper of 2015 SMA Conference, Southern Management Association (October 2015)
  • Best Paper in Track, Southern Management Association - Ethics/Social Issues/Diversity/Careers Track (October 2015)
  • Best Student Paper Award, Academy of Management - Social Issues in Management Division (August 2015)
  • Phillips Dissertation Fellowship Award, Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University (May 2013)
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Southern Management Association (November 2012)

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management (August 2010 - Present)
  • Southern Management Association (August 2010 - Present)


Matt Quade is the Kimberly & Aaron P. Graft Professor in Christian Leadership in Business and an Associate Professor of Management at Baylor University. He also serves as the Director of Christian Leadership & Ethics in the HSB. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Management from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Quade is passionate about impacting students at Baylor. He currently teaches Leadership & Organizational Behavior (MGT 3305) and Principled Leadership (MGT 4305).

Dr. Quade's research interests center on behavioral ethics in the workplace, both ethical and unethical behavior. He studies topics such as ethical leadership, ethical behavior comparisons, customer unethical behavior, abusive supervision, and supervisor bottom-line mentality. His research has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Human Relations, and Journal of Business Ethics, among other outlets.

Prior to joining the faculty at Baylor, Dr. Quade held a visiting assistant professor position at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa. Before returning to school to work on his Ph.D., Dr. Quade worked for Chesapeake Energy in Oklahoma City.


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Employee reactions to perceived CSR: The influence of the ethical environment on OCB engagement and individual performance," Journal of Business Research, Vol. 161, (June 2023), pp. 113835 (coauthors: Daniel P. Gullifor, Oleg V. Petrenko, Jeffrey Chandler, Yuri Rouba).

"Welcome to parenthood!? An examination of the far-reaching effects of perceived adoption stigma in the workplace," Human Relations, (February 2023) (coauthors: Kaylee Jo Hackney, Dawn S. Carlson, Ryan Hanlon).

"Does work passion influence prosocial behaviors at work and home? examining the underlying work-family mechanisms," Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 43, No. 9, (November 2022), pp. 1516-1534 (coauthors: Maggie Wan, Dawn S. Carlson, Micki Kacmar).

"Beyond the bottom line: Don't forget to consider the role of the family," Journal of Management, Vol. 48, No. 8, (November 2022), pp. 2167-2196 (coauthors: Maggie Wan, Dawn S. Carlson, K. Michele Kacmar, Rebecca L Greenbaum).

"Dealing with new members: Team members' reactions to newcomer's attractiveness and sex," Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 107, (July 2022), pp. 1115-1129 (coauthors: Sung W. Min, Stephen E. Humphrey, Federico Aime, Oleg V. Petrenko, Sherry Fu).

"Keeping up with the Joneses: Social comparison of integrating work and family lives," Human Relations, Vol. 76, No. 8, (May 2022), pp. 1285-1313 (coauthors: Dawn S. Carlson, Maggie Wan, K. Michele Kacmar, Yin Kui).

"Servant Leadership Across the GLOBE: Assessing Universal and Culturally Contingent Relevance in Organizational Contexts," Journal of World Business, Vol. 57, No. 2, (February 2022), pp. 101268 (coauthors: Mitchell J. Neubert, Mary Sully de Luque, Emily M Hunter).

"Is the bottom-line reached? An exploration of supervisor bottom-line mentality, team performance avoidance goal orientation and team performance," Human Relations, Vol. 75, (February 2022), pp. 349-372 (coauthors: Yuying Lin, Mengxi Yang, Wansi Chen).

"Management Without Morals: Construct Development and Initial Testing of Amoral Management," Human Relations, Vol. 75, (February 2022), pp. 273-303 (coauthors: Rebecca L. Greenbaum, Julena M. Bonner).

"Moral burden of bottom-line pursuits: How and when perceptions of top management bottom-line mentality inhibits supervisors’ ethical leadership practices," Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 174, (November 2021), pp. 109-123 (coauthors: Rebecca L Greenbaum, Mayowa Babalola, Liang Guo, Yun Karina Kim).

"It Takes a Village: How Organizational Support for Adoption Positively Affects Employees and Their Families," Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Vol. 94, (September 2021), pp. 706-734 (coauthors: Kaylee Jo Hackney, Dawn S. Carlson, Ryan P Hanlon).

"Your boss is the problem and solution: How supervisor-induced hindrance stressors and LMX influence employee job neglect and subsequent performance," Journal of Business Research, Vol. 130, (June 2021), pp. 308-317 (coauthors: Benjamin D. McLarty, Jeff Muldoon, Robert A. King).

"The Influence of Supervisor Bottom-Line Mentality and Employee Bottom-Line Mentality on Leader-Member Exchange and Subsequent Employee Performance," Human Relations, Vol. 73, (August 2020), pp. 1157-1181 (coauthors: Benjamin D. McLarty, Julena M. Bonner).

"“If Only My Coworker Was More Ethical”: When Ethical and Performance Comparisons Lead to Negative Emotions, Social Undermining, and Ostracism," Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 159, (October 2019), pp. 567-586 (coauthors: Rebecca L. Greenbaum, Mary B. Mawritz).

"Boundary conditions of ethical leadership: Exploring supervisor-induced and job hindrance stress as potential inhibitors," Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 158, (September 2019), pp. 1165-1184 (coauthors: Sara Perry, Emily M Hunter).

""I don't want to be near you, unless...": The interactive effect of unethical behavior and performance onto workplace ostracism," Personnel Psychology, Vol. 70, (August 2017), pp. 675-709 (coauthors: Rebecca L. Greenbaum, Oleg V. Petrenko).

"Employee unethical behavior to shame as an indicator of self-image threat and exemplification as a form of self-image protection: The exacerbating role of supervisor bottom-line mentality," Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 102, No. 8, (August 2017), pp. 1203-1221 (coauthors: Julena M. Bonner, Rebecca L. Greenbaum).

"Employee Machiavellianism to unethical behavior: The role of abusive supervision as a trait activator," Journal of Management, Vol. 43, No. 2, (February 2017), pp. 585-609 (coauthors: Rebecca L. Greenbaum, Aaron D. Hill, Mary B. Mawritz).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"We Don't Shun Unethical Coworkers If They're High Performers," (May 2016) (coauthors: Rebecca L. Greenbaum).

"Eaten Up With Guilt: Responding to Our Own Unethical Behavior in the Workplace," (September 2015) (coauthors: Rebecca L. Greenbaum, Julena M. Bonner).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Why do leaders practice amoral management? A conceptual investigation of the impediments to ethical leadership," Organizational Psychology Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, (February 2015), pp. 26-59 (coauthors: Rebecca L. Greenbaum, Julena M. Bonner).

"When the customer is unethical: The explanatory role of employee emotional exhaustion onto work-family conflict, relationship conflict with coworkers, and job neglect," Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 99, No. 6, (November 2014), pp. 1188-1203 (coauthors: Rebecca L. Greenbaum, Mary B. Mawritz, Joongseo Kim, Durand Crosby).

"Stressful demands or helpful guidance? The role of display rules in Indian call centers," Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 79, No. 3, (December 2011), pp. 724-733 (coauthors: Laura M. Little, Debra L. Nelson, Andrew Ward).

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Exploring supervisor-induced stressors, employee job neglect, and CWBs: The potential benefits of the Machiavellian employee," presented at the Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL, October 2023 (coauthors: Maria Bracamonte Larios, Ben D. McLarty).

"Promoting and enabling healthier communities in The Gambia through interdisciplinary multinational education," presented at the ICN 2023 Congress, Montreal, July 2023 (coauthors: Lori A Spies, Summer Okimoto, Sheron Wagner).

"Ethical leadership in family firms: How ethical leaders and employee socioemotional wealth importance mitigate the impact of employee narcissism on counterproductive workplace behavior," presented at the International Family Enterprise Research Academy, Krakow, Poland, July 2023 (coauthors: Benjamin D. McLarty, Vitaly Skorodziyevskiy).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Bittersweet Nature of Family Caregiving on Work and The Influence of Supervisor Bottom-Line Mentality," presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 2022 (coauthors: Dawn S. Carlson, Maggie Wan, Micki Kacmar).

"A Two-Study Look at Primary, Spillover, and Crossover Effects of Family Building Stigma," presented at the Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, Virtual meeting, October 2020 (coauthors: Kaylee Jo Hackney, Dawn S. Carlson, Ryan P. Hanlon).

"Micro foundations of corporate social responsibility: A social exchange perspective," presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2019 (coauthors: Oleg V. Petrenko, Daniel Gullifor, Jeffrey Chandler, Y Rouba, V Skoro).
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