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Brent Scott

Frederick S. Addy Endowed Distinguished Professor
Department: Management
Office:
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N405
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-7725
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    Professor Scott received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Florida and his B.A. in Psychology from Miami University (OH). His research focuses on the role of mood and emotions at work, organizational justice, and well-being. His research has been published in journals including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Dr. Scott's research has appeared in various media outlets including the New York Times, the Washington Post, CBS, USA Today, Forbes, and BBC. Dr. Scott was the 2015 recipient of the Academy of Management's Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award and the 2014 recipient of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology's Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award (Science). He also received the Broad College's Withrow Endowed Teacher-Scholar Award in 2018 and the Withrow Endowed Emerging Scholar Award in 2011.

    Dr. Scott served as an Associate Editor for Academy of Management Journal, and he currently serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Administrative Science Quarterly.
  • Publications
    Article
    Matta, F. K., Scott, B. A., Colquitt, J. A., Koopman, J., & Passantino, L. (2017). Is consistently fair better than sporadically fair? An investigation of justice variability and stress. Academy of Management Journal, 60, 743-770.
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    Koopman, J., Lanaj, K., & Scott, B. A. (2016). Integrating the bright and dark sides of OCB: A daily investigation of the benefits and costs of helping others. Academy of Management Journal, 59, 414-435.
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    Koopman, J., Matta, F. K., Scott, B. A., & Conlon, D. E. (2015). Ingratiation and popularity as antecedents of justice: A social exchange and social capital perspective. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 131, 132-148.
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    Matta, F. K., Scott, B. A., Conlon, D. E., & Koopman, J. (2015). Does seeing “eye to eye” affect work engagement and OCB? A role theory perspective on LMX agreement. Academy of Management Journal, 58, 1686-1708.
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    Scott, B. A., Garza, A., Conlon, D. E., & Kim, Y. J. (2014). Why do managers act fairly in the first place? A daily investigation of “hot” and “cold” motives and discretion. Academy of Management Journal, 57, 1571-1591.
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    Wagner, D. T., Barnes, C. M., & Scott, B. A. (2014). Driving it home: How workplace emotional labor harms employee home life. Personnel Psychology, 67, 487-516.
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    DePater, I., Judge, T. A., & Scott, B. A. (2014). Age, gender, and compensation: A study of Hollywood movie stars. Journal of Management Inquiry, 1-14.
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    Scott, B. A. (2013). A conceptual framework for the study of popularity in the workplace. Organizational Psychology Review, 3, 160-185.
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    Colquitt, J. A., Scott, B. A., Rodell, J. B., Long, D. M., Zapata, C. P., Conlon, D. E., & Wesson, M. J. (2013). Justice at the millennium, a decade later: A meta-analytic test of social exchange and affect-based perspectives. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 199-236.
    Article
    Scott, B. A., & Judge, T. A. (2013). Beauty, personality and affect as antecedents of counterproductive work behavior receipt. Human Performance, 26, 93-113. 
    Article
    Barnes, C. M., Ghumman, S., & Scott, B. A. (2013). Sleep and organizational citizenship behavior: The mediating role of job satisfaction. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18, 16-26.
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    Scott, B., Barnes, C. M., & Wagner, D. T. (2012). Chameleonic or consistent? A multilevel investigation of emotional labor variability and self-monitoring. Academy of Management Journal, 55, 905-926.
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    Lyons, B. J., & Scott, B. A. (2012). Integrating social exchange and affective explanations for the receipt of help and harm: A social network approach. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 117, 66-79.
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    Johnson, R. E., & Scott, B. A. (2012). Learning agility requires proper action identification. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 5, 309-312.
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    Ilies, R., Keeney, J., & Scott, B. A. (2011). Work-family interpersonal capitalization: Sharing positive work events at home. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 114, 115-126.
    Article
    Dimotakis, N., Scott, B. A., & Koopman, J. (2011). An experience sampling investigation of workplace interpersonal interactions, affective states, and employee well-being. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 32, 572-588.
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    Scott, B. A., & Barnes, C. M. (2011). A multilevel field investigation of emotional labor, affect, work withdrawal, and gender. Academy of Management Journal, 54, 116-136.
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    Scott, B. A., Colquitt, J. A., Paddock, E. L., & Judge, T. A. (2010). A daily investigation of the role of manager empathy on employee well-being. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 113, 127-140.
    Article
    Scott, B. A., Colquitt, J. A., & Paddock, E. L. (2009). An actor-focused model of justice rule adherence and violation: The role of managerial motives and discretion. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 756-769.
    Article
    Scott, B. A., & Judge, T. A. (2009). The popularity contest at work: Who wins, why, and what do they receive? Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 20-33.
    Article
    Kammeyer-Mueller, J. D., Judge, T. A., & Scott, B. A. (2009). The role of core self-evaluations in the coping process. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 177-195.
    Article
    Zapata-Phelan, C. P., Colquitt, J. A., Scott, B. A., & Livingston, B. (2009). Procedural justice, interactional justice, and task performance: The mediating role of intrinsic motivation. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 108, 93-105.
    Article
    Colquitt, J. A., Scott, B. A., & LePine, J. A. (2007). Trust, trustworthiness, and trust propensity: A meta-analytic examination of their unique relationships with risk-taking and job performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 909-927.
    Article
    Judge, T. A., Jackson, C. L., Shaw, J. C., Scott, B. A., & Rich, B. L. (2007). Self-efficacy and work-related performance: The integral role of individual differences. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 107-127.
    Article
    Scott, B. A., & Colquitt, J. A. (2007). Are organizational justice effects bounded by individual differences? An examination of equity sensitivity, exchange ideology, and the Big Five. Group and Organization Management, 32, 290-325.
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    Ilies, R., Scott, B. A., & Judge, T. A. (2006). The interactive effects of personal traits and experienced states on intraindividual patterns of citizenship behavior. Academy of Management Journal, 49, 561-575.
    Article
    Judge, T. A., Scott, B. A., & Ilies, R. (2006). Hostility, job attitudes, and workplace deviance: Test of a multilevel model. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91, 126-138.
    Article
    Colquitt, J. A., Scott, B. A., Judge, T. A., & Shaw, J. C. (2006). Justice and personality: Using integrative theories to derive moderators of justice effects. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 100, 110-127.
    Article
    Scott, B. A., Colquitt, J. A., & Zapata-Phelan, C. P. (2007). Justice as a dependent variable: Subordinate charisma as a predictor of interpersonal and informational justice perceptions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1597-1609.
    Article
    George, G., Osinga, E. C., Lavie, D., & Scott, B. A. (2016). Big data and data science methods for management research. Academy of Management Journal, 59, 1493-1507.  
    Article
    Judge, T. A., Ilies, R., & Scott, B. A. (2006). Work-family conflict and emotions: Effects at work and at home. Personnel Psychology, 59, 779-814.
    Article
    Scott, B. A., & Judge, T. A. (2006). Insomnia, emotions, and job satisfaction: A multilevel study. Journal of Management, 32, 622-645.
    In collection
    Scott, B. A., Matta, F. K., & Koopman, J. (in press). Within-person approaches to the study of organizational citizenship behavior: Antecedents, consequences, and boundary conditions. Oxford Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior. Oxford: Blackwell.
    Article
    Johnson, R. E., King, D. D., Lin, S.-H., Scott, B. A., Jackson Walker, E. M., & Wang, M. (2017). Regulatory focus trickle-down: How leader regulatory focus shapes follower regulatory focus and behavior. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 140, 29-45.
    In collection
    Colquitt, J. A., Greenberg, J., & Scott, B. A. (2005). Organizational justice: Where do we stand? In J. Greenberg & J. A. Colquitt (Eds.), The handbook of organizational justice (pp. 589-619). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
    In collection
    Judge, T. A., & Scott, B. A. (2005). Five-factor model of personality. In N. Nicholson, P. Audia, & M. Pillutla (Eds.), Encyclopedic dictionary of organizational behavior. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Courses
    • MGT 315: Managing Human Resources and Organizational Behavior
    • MGT 914: Advanced Organizational Research Methods

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