Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Jonathan Miles

Assistant Professor - Educator
Professional Summary
Jonathan is an Assistant Professor-Educator at the Lindner College. His background includes jobs as varied as Comic Book Store Owner, Statistics Instructor, Project Manager, and Database Administrator. His affinity for technology and experience in management positions both help to shape his research interests.
Contact Information
E-mail:
Office:
519 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-6165
Fax:
513-556-5499
Teaching Interest
  • In the classroom, Jonathan tries to blend the power of peer-reviewed research with his own experiences on the job in the IT industry in order to make OB/HR material meaningful to students. He also loves teaching about ethical decision-making, and is in the process of re-designing the BA 3080 Business Professionalism course into a course on professionalism and character in the workplace.
Research Interest
  • First, Jonathan is interested in how to make teams most effective. His research is concerned primarily with improving communication and interdependence links within the team as well as between the team and external groups.
  • Second, Jonathan is interested in how technology fundamentally changes the workplace, both for good and for ill. He studies the added communication and coordination ability that technology provides, as well as the process losses that come with technology.
  • Finally, Jonathan is interested in how employees, teams, and managers make decisions. He is particularly interested in research that examines how teams form good decision-making practices and how these practices lead to better team outcomes.
History

Institution:
The Eli Broad School of Business, Michigan State Univ.
Title:
Instructor/Ph.D. Candidate
End Date:
2015-08-31


Institution:
Patch and Crow's Nest
Title:
Co-Owner and Manager
End Date:
2010-12-31


Institution:
Statistics Department, Kansas State Univ.
Title:
Instructor
End Date:
2008-06-30


Institution:
The IDEA Center
Title:
Systems Analyst
End Date:
2006-06-30


Institution:
Division of Continuing Education, Kansas State Univ.
Title:
Application Services Administrator
End Date:
2002-11-30


Institution:
Inet Technologies, Inc.
Title:
Systems Engineer
End Date:
2000-10-31


Education

Institution:
Michigan State University
Location:
East Lansing, MI
Major:
Organizational Behavior and Human Resources
Dissertation:
Trust Development and Performance in Self-Managed Teams
Completed:
2016
Degree:
Ph D


Institution:
Kansas State University
Location:
Manhattan, KS
Completed:
2008
Degree:
MBA


Institution:
Kansas State University
Location:
Manhattan, KS
Major:
Computer Science
Completed:
1998
Degree:
BS


Published Contributions

Brady Firth, John Hollenbeck, Jonathan Miles, Daniel Ilgen, Christopher Barnes,  (2015). Same page, different books: Extending representational gaps theory to enhance performance in multiteam systems. Academy of Management Journal, 813-835.


Jonathan Miles, John Hollenbeck,  (2014). Teams and Technology. Routledge, 99-117.


Dustin Sleesman, Donald Conlon, Gerry McNamara, Jonathan Miles,  (2012). Cleaning up the big muddy: A meta-analytic review of the determinants of escalation of commitment. Academy of Management Journal, 541-562.



Accepted Contributions



Research in progress

Title:
Trust Development and Performance in Self-Managed Teams

Description:
Examines the role of Swift Trust formation in subsequent individual contribution to team projects and later trust in the team.

Status:
Writing Results

Research Type:
Scholarly


Presentations

Title:
Too Soon for Trust: Trust Development and Performance in Self-Managed Teams
Organization:
Academy of Management
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Year:
2017


Title:
No room to maneuver: How workspace density influences the relationship between team coordination and performance
Organization:
Academy of Management
Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Year:
2014


Title:
Ghosts of the past: Structural adaptation in leadership succession
Organization:
Academy of Management
Location:
Orlando, FL
Year:
2013


Title:
Reinforcing representational gaps: The effects of frame-of-reference training on multisystem performance
Organization:
Academy of Management
Location:
Orlando, FL
Year:
2013


Title:
Communication breakdown? The role of pit crew communication climate and pit crew efficiency in predicting NASCAR team performance
Organization:
Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup)
Location:
Washington, DC
Year:
2010