Hughes M. Blake Endowed Professor of Management
Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs
PhD, University of Oregon, 1984
MA, Bowling Green State University, 1977
AB, University of California, Berkeley 1975Specialties
Employee commitment, retention and turnoverPositions Held
At the University of Washington since 1983
Industrial psychologist for Southern California Edison (1977-80)Honors and Awards
Scholarly Achievement Award, Human Resources Division, Academy of Management (2013)
Ron Crockett Award for Academic Excellence (2009)
Outstanding Practitioner Oriented Publication in Organizational Behavior Award for article, "Increasing Human and Social Capital by Applying Job Embeddedness Theory". Judged best of all papers for 2006.
Fellow, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Fellow, Academy of Management
Outstanding Paper, Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of ManagementAcademic ServiceAcademy of Management (AOM)
Past President (2008-2009)
Vice-President and Program Chair (2005-2006)
Vice-President and Program Chair Elect (2004-2005)
Incoming Vice-President and Program Chair (2004)
Member of the Executive Committee for the AOM Board of Governors (2004-2009)
Editor, Academy of Management Journal
Past or current member of the editorial boards at: Academy of Management Journal
Journal of Management
Journal of Management Issues
Human Resource Management Journal
Journal of Vocational Behavior
Organizational Research Methods
Human Resources Management Review
Journal of Applied PsychologySelected Publications
"Some Reservations About a SEU Model Predicting Employee Turnover," with T.R. Mitchell. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice
"A Demonstration of the Importance of Temporal Considerations in the Prediction of Newcomer Turnover," with B.C. Holtom, S.T. Tidd and T.R. Mitchell. Human Relations
"Hometown Proximity, Coaching Change, and the Success of College Basketball Recruits," with J. Barden, D. Bluhm and T.R. Mitchell. Journal of Sports Management
"Reaching for the Goal: Attributional and Emotional Dynamics of Goal Striving," with M.B. Eberly, D. Liu and T.R. Mitchell, E. Locke and G. Latham (eds.), New Developments in Goal Setting and Task Performance
, 2013, London: Taylor & Francis Group.
"Further Clarification on the Hom, Mitchell, Lee, and Griffeth (2012) Model: Reply to Bergman, Payne, & Boswell (2012) and Maertz (2012)," with R. Griffeth, T.R. Mitchell and P.W. Hom, Psychological Bulletin
, Vol. 138, 2012, pp. 871-875.
"Redefining Employee Turnover: Focusing on Proximal Psychological States and an Expanded Criterion," with P.W. Hom, T.R. Mitchell and R. Griffeth, Psychological Bulletin
, Vol. 138, 2012, pp. 831-858.
"When and How is Job Embeddedness Predictive of Turnover? A Meta-Analytic Investigation," with K. Jiang, D. Liu, P.F. McKay and T.R. Mitchell, Journal of Applied Psychology
, Vol. 97, 2012, pp. 1077-1096.
"When Employees Are Out of Step with Coworkers: How Job Satisfaction Trajectories and Dispersion Influence Individual- and Unit-Level Voluntary Turnover," with D. Liu, T.R. Mitchell, B.C. Holtom and T.R. Hinton, Academy of Management Journal
, Vol. 55, 2012, pp. 1360-1380.
"Working in Research Teams: Lessons from Personal Experiences," with T.R. Mitchell, Management and Organization Review
, Vol. 7, 2011, pp. 461-469.
"The Effects of Autonomy and Empowerment on Employee Turnover: Test of a multilevel model in teams," with D. Liu, S. Zhang and L. Wang, Journal of Applied Psychology
, Vol. 98, 2011, pp. 1305-1316.
"Qualitative Research in Organizations: A Decade of Progress," with D. Bluhm, W.S. Harman and T.R. Mitchell, Journal of Management Studies
, Vol. 48, 2011, pp. 1866-1891.
"Qualitative Research Strategies in Industrial and Organizational Psychology," with T.R. Mitchell and W.S. Harman, in S. Zedeck (ed.), APA Handbook on Industrial and Organizational Psychology
, 2011, Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
"The Buffering Effects of Job Embeddedness on Negative Shocks," with J.P. Burton, B.C. Holtom, C.J. Sablynski and T.R. Mitchell, Journal of Vocational Behavior
, Vol. 76, 2010, pp. 42-51.
"Turnover Contagion: How Coworkers’ Job Embeddedness and Coworkers’ Job Search Behaviors Influence Quitting," with W. Felps, T.R. Mitchell, D. Hekman, B.C. Holtom and W.S. Harman, Academy of Management Journal
, Vol. 52, 2009, pp. 545-561.
"Explaining Employment Relationships with Social Exchange and Job Embeddedness," with P.W. Hom, A.S. Tsui, J.B. Wu, Y. Zhang, P.P. Fu and L. Li, Journal of Applied Psychology
, Vol. 94, 2009, pp. 277-297.
"The Management Professor," Academy of Management Review
, Vol. 34, 2009, pp. 196-199.