Philip Podsakoff is an expert in leadership and organizational behavior. He is the Hyatt and Cici Brown Chair in Business and a clinical professor in the Warrington College of Business.
Areas of Expertise (7)
Antecedents and Consequences of Organizational Citizenship Behavior
Relationships between Employee Attitudes and Behaviors
Leadership Behavior and Effectiveness
Social Power and Influence Processes
Organizational Research Methods
Substitutes for Leadership
Experimental designs in management and leadership research: Strengths, limitations, and recommendations for improving publishabilityThe Leadership Quarterly
Philip M. Podsakoff and Nathan P. Podsakoff
Despite the renewed interest in the use of experimental designs in the fields of leadership and management over the past few decades, these designs are still relatively underutilized. Although there are several potential reasons for this, chief among them is misunderstanding the value of these designs. The purpose of this article is to review the role of laboratory, field, and quasi-experimental designs in management and leadership research. We first discuss the primary goals of experimental studies.
Can Early-Career Scholars Conduct Impactful Research? Playing “Small Ball” Versus “Swinging for the Fences”Academy of Management Learning & Education
Philip M. Podsakoff, et al.
Given the disproportionate influence that high-impact articles have on the field of management, it is not surprising that PhD students trying to establish themselves early in their careers would like to know how to write such articles. Unfortunately, these students often receive conflicting advice about whether they should bide their time by conducting incremental research until they reach tenure (play “small ball”), or try to write impactful research early in their careers (“swing for the fences”).