- Ph.D., University of Iowa, Business Administration
- B.A., Luther College, English
Brian McCormick earned his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa (2014). Drawn from his years of experience in coaching and administration, Brian pursues research questions targeted at the determinants of employee and team performance. Specifically, he studies leadership, employee individual differences, and team composition as the critical factors that can help (or hinder) success. Brian’s recent research appears in Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Academy of Management Journal. He teaches managerial leadership, staffing, and human resources courses, communicates with media on a variety of leadership topics, and consults with companies on leadership, recruiting, and selecting high potential employees.
- Human Resource Management
- Scientific contributions of within-person research in management: Making the juice worth the squeeze. Journal of Management, in press.
- Quality charters or quality members? A control theory perspective on team charters and team performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, (2017). 102(10): 1462-1652.
- My family made me do it: A cross-domain, self-regulatory perspective on antecedents to abusive supervision. Academy of Management Journal (2016). 59(5):1630-1652.
- Can we get some cooperation around here? The mediating role of group norms on the relationship between team personality and individual helping behaviors. Journal of Applied Psychology, 2014. 99: 988-999.
- A meta-analysis of sex differences in physical ability: revised estimates and strategies for reducing differences in selection contexts. Journal of Applied Psychology (2013). 98: 632-641.