John Donovan
Associate Professor Email: jdonovan@rider.edu
Phone Number: 609-895-5541
Department Name:
Department of Management
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 352

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor
Email: 
jdonovan@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
609-895-5541
Department Name: 
Department of Management
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 352

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1998, University of Albany, State University of New York, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts, 1994, University of Albany, Psychology

Refereed Articles

  • Donovan, J. J., Dwight, S. A., & Schneider, D. (in press, 2013). The Impact of Applicant Faking on Selection Measures, Hiring Decisions, and Employee Performance. Journal of Business and Psychology.
  • Watson, C., Donovan, J. J., & Ruble, T. L. (2010).  Assessing business students' leadership self-efficacy.  Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 6, 19-26.
  • Watson, C., Donovan, J. J., & Ruble, T. L. (2009).  Assessing business students' leadership self-efficacy.  Journal of Learning in Higher Education.
  • Donovan, J. J. (2009).  Antecedents of discrepancy production.  Journal of Managerial Issues, 21 (3), 402-420.

Refereed Proceedingss
Full Paper

  • Kutcher, E. J. & Donovan, J. J. (2013). Employee Engagement: Moving beyond the Survey. Eastern Academy of Management Conference.
  • Donovan, J. J. & Kutcher, E. J. (in press, 2012).  HR System Proposal Project.  Eastern Academy of Management Conference.
  • Watson, C., Donovan, J. J., & Ruble, T. L. (2009).  Assessing business students' leadership self-efficacy.  International Conference on Learning & Administration in Higher Education.

Book Chapters
Non-Refereed

  • Donovan, J. J., Bateman, T., & Heggestad, E. D. (2013). Individual differences in work motivation: Current directions and future needs.,  In Press, In Chrisiansen, N.D. & Tett, R.P. (Eds.), Handbook of Personality at Work. Psychology Press/Routledge.
  • Kutcher, E. J., Donovan, J. J., & Lorenzet, S. J. (2010). "Developing and implementing a tool for 360-degree feedback: Strategies, best practices, and research findings", In Watkins, R. & Leigh, D (Ed.) Handbook for the Selection and Implementation of Human Performance Interventions. Jossey-Bass.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Kepes, S., McDaniel, M., Banks, G., Hurtz, G. M. , & Donovan, J. J. (2011, April).  Publication bias and the validity of the Big Five.  Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Bateman, T. & Donovan, J. J. (2010).  Motivational traits as predictors of task self-efficacy. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, Georgia. 
  • Donovan, J. J., Esson, P. L., & Kutcher, E. J. (2009).  An examination of goal orientation from a pattern perspective. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Donovan, J. J. & Breland, B. T. (2009).  State goal orientation and self-efficacy as predictors of goal revision. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Watson, C., Donovan, J. J., & Ruble, T. L. (2009).  Assessing business students' leadership self-efficacy. International Conference on Learning & Administration in Higher Education, Nashville, Tennessee.

Regional

  • Kutcher, E. J. & Donovan, J. J. (2013). The Regenerative Class: Lessons from Employee Engagement.  Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (MOBTC), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Kutcher, E. J. & Donovan, J. J. (2013). Employee Engagement: Moving beyond the Survey.  Eastern Academy of Management Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Donovan, J. J. & Kutcher, E. J. (2012). HR Systems Design. Eastern Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers

  • Donovan, J. J. & Griffith, R. (2011).  Applicant faking in personality testing.  Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Donovan, J. J. (2010).  Self-regulation and Performance (Session facilitator).  Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Working Papers

  • Esson, P. L. & Donovan, J. J. (2011).  "Outcomes of work-family conflict" targeted for Journal Of Business And Psychology.
  • Byrd, T. G. & Donovan, J. J. (2011).  "Self-regulation in multiple goal environments" targeted for Journal Of Applied Psychology.
  • Hafsteinsson, L. G. & Donovan, J. J. (2011).  "The Interactive Effects of Achievement Goals and Task Complexity on Enjoyment, Mental Focus and Effort" targeted for Journal Of Organizational Behavior.
  • Quintela, Y. & Donovan, J. J. (2011).  "Motivational Spillover: How One Thing Leads to Another" targeted for Journal Of Applied Psychology.

Honors/Awards/Grants
Awards

  • 2011:  Rider University Summer Research Fellowship.
  • 2009:  Rider University Summer Research Fellowship.
  • 2008:  Rider University - College of Business Administration Davis Fellowship Recipient.
  • 2007:  Rider University Summer Research Fellowship.

Honors

  • 2009:  'Best Paper' at International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education.
  • 2008:  Inducted into Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity.
  • 2007:  Inducted into Sigma Iota Epsilon.