- Ph.D., University of Washington, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
- M.B.A., Illinois State University, Management
- B.S., Marquette University, Finance
James P. Burton earned his Ph.D. degree from the University of Washington (2002). His research interests are centered around the interaction of personality and perceptions of fairness in a person's decision to engage in a variety of workplace behaviors. He also conducts research on the topics of abusive supervision, negotiation effectiveness and employee retention. His research has been published in a variety of outlets, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Business and Psychology and the Journal of Applied Psychology. Burton has been recognized on several occasions for excellence in teaching and research. He has also served as a consultant or seminar leader to a variety of organizations including Boeing and Verizon.
- Organizational Behavior
- Coaching and Mentoring
- The role of mindfulness in response to abusive supervision. Journal of Managerial Psychology (2019). 34: 339-352.
- A self-regulatory perspective of work-to-home undermining spillover/crossover: Examining the roles of sleep and exercise. Journal of Applied Psychology (2017). 102: 753-763.
- The role of job embeddedness in the relationship between bullying and aggression. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology (2015). 24: 518-529.
- Understanding internal, external, and relational attributions for abusive supervision. Journal of Organizational Behavior (2014). 35: 871-891.
- Coping with an insecure employment environment: The differing roles of protean and boundaryless career orientations. Journal of Vocational Behavior (2012). 80: 308-316.
- How negative affectivity moderates the relationship between shocks, embeddedness and worker behaviors. Journal of Vocational Behavior (2012). 80, 434-443.