Faculty & Staff Directory

iconiconiconiconNameMichael ColeImageMichael ColeFirstnameMichaelLastnameColeOffice Phone(817) 257-6796
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Position:ProfessorDepartment:Management and Leadership DepartmentOffice:Neeley 3311Role:FacultyEducation
  • Ph.D., Management, Auburn University
  • M.S., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Tulsa
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Employees' attachment to organizations
  • Leadership
  • Research methods
Work Experience
  • University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Auburn University
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Courses Taught
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Interpersonal Leadership Skills
  • Leading & Guiding Organizations
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Charisma and High Performing Teams
Key Publications
  • Bernerth, J. B., Cole, M. S., Taylor, E. T., & Walker, H. J. (2018). Control variables in leadership research: A qualitative and quantitative review. Journal of Management, 44, 131-160.
  • Taylor, S. G., Bedeian, A. G., Cole, M. S., & Zhang, Z. (2017). Developing and testing a dynamic model of workplace incivility change. Journal of Management, 43, 645-670.
  • Cole, M. S., Shipp, A. J., & Taylor, S. G. (2016). Viewing the interpersonal mistreatment literature through a temporal lens. Organizational Psychology Review, 6, 273-302.
  • Shipp, A. J., & Cole, M. S. (2015). Time in individual-level organizational studies: What is it, how is it used, and why isn’t it exploited more often? Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 2, 237-260.
  • Cole, M. S., Carter, M. Z., & Zhang, Z. (2013). Leader-team congruence in power distance values and team effectiveness: The mediating role of procedural justice climate. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 962-973.
  • Walker, H. J., Bauer, T. N., Cole, M. S., Bernerth, J. B., Feild, H. S., & Short, J. C. (2013). Is this how I will be treated? Reducing uncertainty through recruitment interactions. Academy of Management Journal, 56, 1325-1347.
  • Hirschfeld, R. R., Cole, M. S., Bernerth, J. B., & Rizzuto, T. E. (2013). Voluntary survey completion among team members: Implications of noncompliance and missing data for multilevel research. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 454-468.
  • Cole, M. S., Walter, F., Bedeian, A. G., & O’Boyle, E. H. (2012). Job burnout and employee engagement: A meta-analytic examination of construct proliferation. Journal of Management, 38, 1550-1581.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., Cole, M. S., & Baron, R. A. (2012). Shared authentic leadership and new venture performance. Journal of Management, 38, 1476-1499.
  • Biemann, T., Cole, M. S., & Voelpel, S. (2012). Within-group agreement: On the use (and misuse) of rWG and rWG(j) in leadership research and some best practice guidelines. The Leadership Quarterly, 23, 66-80.
Awards / Recognition
  • Best Reviewer Award (The “Seshe”) for timeliness and productivity, The Leadership Quarterly, 2013.
  • Best 2012 Article in Positive Organizational Scholarship, awarded by the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, University of Michigan.
  • Best Reviewer Award (“The Bernie”) for overall review quality, The Leadership Quarterly, 2011.
International Experience
  • Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer, The Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2003-2007
  • Aflac
  • Hilti Corp.
  • Tata Steel
  • United States Air Force