Jason R. Pierce

Jason Pierce is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Bryan School of Business and Economics. Jason primarily conducts research on power and influence processes, managerial problem solving, and the causes and consequences of ethical decision making. His research in these and related topics has appeared in scholarly outlets such as Psychological Science, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Management, and Academy of Management Learning & Education. Prior to joining the University of North Carolina – Greensboro, Jason held faculty appointments at the University of Southern Mississippi and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Santiago, Chile where he taught numerous management courses including leadership, negotiation and conflict resolution, organizational alignment, and principles of management. He holds a Ph.D. in Management from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.

There are 7 included publications by Jason R. Pierce :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Detrimental Citizenship Behaviour: A Multilevel Framework of Antecedents and Consequences 2015 10 There is regular and explicit media coverage of employee behaviour intended to advance organizational goals, but that harms stakeholder interests in ways that exceed necessity and reason. Although several constructs such as workplace deviance, organi...
Effects of task performance, helping, voice, and organizational loyalty on performance appraisal ratings 2008 26 Despite the fact that several studies have investigated the relationship between organizational citizenship behavior and performance appraisal ratings, the vast majority of these studies have been cross-sectional, correlational investigations conduct...
The Elusiveness of Applied Management Knowledge: A Critical Challenge for Management Educators 2011 19 A wealth of anecdotal data suggest that, despite sufficient conceptual knowledge of what constitutes effective management practice, managers may often lack the ability to apply that knowledge in context. We measured the applied managerial knowledge o...
From Glue to Gasoline: How Competition Turns Perspective Takers Unethical 2013 73 Perspective taking is often the glue that binds people together. However, we propose that in competitive contexts, perspective taking is akin to adding gasoline to a fire: It inflames already-aroused competitive impulses and leads people to protect t...
Reexamining the Cost of Corporate Criminal Prosecutions 2015 10 Agency theory foments the expectation that corporate criminal prosecutions mitigate crime by inducing firms to self-regulate. Whether this bears out in reality remains a topic of contentious debate. Although the U.S. government began prosecuting firm...
Sex & gender in ethical decision making: A critical review and recommendations for future research 2014 20 Though researchers have attempted to understand how biological sex impacts ethical decision making for over thirty years, their efforts have yielded few notable theories and key empirical findings. These less than impressive outcomes can be attribute...
The Too-Much-of-a-Good-Thing Effect in Management 2013 18 A growing body of empirical evidence in the management literature suggests that antecedent variables widely accepted as leading to desirable consequences actually lead to negative outcomes. These increasingly pervasive and often countertheoretical fi...