EMBA Program Director, Associate Professor

Department Name 
Department of Management

Office Location 
Sweigart Hall 352
Mailing Address 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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. (2014). The Impact of Applicant Faking on Selection Measures, Hiring Decisions, and Employee Performance. Journal of Business and Psychology, 29 (3), 479-493.
  • Watson, C., Donovan, J. J., & Ruble, T. L. (2010). Assessing business students' leadership self-efficacy. Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 6, 19-26.

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. (2012). HR Systems Design. Eastern Academy of Management Conference.

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

  • Donovan, J. J. & Nicklin, J. M. (2014, May). A Closer Look at Individual Differences in Work Motivation. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Kutcher, E. J. & Donovan, J. J. (2014, May). The State of Engagement. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • 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.

Regional

  • Elgin, E. & Donovan, J. J. (2014, March). Creating Connections through Student Engagement. Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (MOBTC), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 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. & Corbet, C. (2014, May). Engagement and Work Motivation. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • 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.

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.