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

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Amanda Christensen, PhD

Assistant Professor
Professional Summary
Amanda Christensen-Salem is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. She received her PhD in Management from Arizona State University. Dr. Christensen's core research examines topics that span organizational behavior and strategy research boundaries, including leadership at the managerial and CEO levels, family firms, organizational climate, and firm performance. Her work has been published in several top peer-reviewed journals, including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes and The Leadership Quarterly.
Contact Information
E-mail:
Office:
507 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-5451
Fax:
513-556-5499
Teaching Interest
  • Management/Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, Research Methods
Research Interest
  • Leadership, family firms, organizational climate and culture, firm performance, feedback, creativity
History

Institution:
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Title:
National Research Council (NRC) Research Associateship
End Date:
2018-08-31


Awards | Honors

Name:
Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received:
2018


Organization:
Academy of Management Organization Development & Change Division
Name:
Best Paper Award
Year Received:
2018


Name:
Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received:
2017


Name:
Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received:
2016


Organization:
Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Organizational Behavior Division
Name:
Best Reviewer
Year Received:
2015


Name:
Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program Faculty Recognition
Year Received:
2015


Name:
Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received:
2015


Organization:
AOM Entrepreneurship Division
Name:
Best Family Business Paper Award
Year Received:
2014


Education

Institution:
Arizona State University
Location:
Tempe, AZ
Completed:
2014
Degree:
Ph D


Institution:
Brigham Young University
Location:
Provo, UT
Completed:
2009
Degree:
MBA


Published Contributions

M Arrfelt, M Mannor, J Nahrgang, Amanda Christensen,  (2018). All risk-taking is not the same: Examining the competing effects of risk-taking on firm risk and firm performance with meta-analysis. Review of Managerial Science, 621-660.


Sungdoo Kim, Amanda Christensen,  (2017). The dark and bright sides of personal use of technology at work: A job demands-resources model. Human Resource Development Review, 425-447.


Amanda Christensen, Luiz Mesquita, Marcos Hashimoto, Peter Hom, Luis Gomez-Mejia,  (2014). Socio-emotional wealth and a stakeholder view of family firm productivity. Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, .


Fred Walumbwa, Amanda Christensen,  (2013). The importance of social capital in the workplace and how individuals and organizations can support its development. The fulfilling workplace: The organization’s role in achieving individual and organizational health , 105-117.


Fred Walumbwa, Amanda Christensen, M. Muchiri,  (2013). Transformational leadership and meaningful work. Purpose and meaning in the workplace , 197-215.


Zhen Zhang, Mo Wang, Amanda Christensen, John Fleenor,  (2012). Differentiated transformational leadership and leader performance: Examining curvilinear effects. Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, .


Fred Walumbwa, Elizabeth Morrison, Amanda Christensen,  (2012). Ethical leadership and group in-role performance: The mediating roles of group conscientiousness and group voice. The Leadership Quarterly, 953-964.


Fred Walumbwa, Amanda Christensen, F. Hailey,  (2011). Authentic leaders and the knowledge economy: Sustaining motivation and trust among knowledge workers. Organizational Dynamics, 110-118.


Fred Walumbwa, D. Mayer, P. Wang, H. Wang, K. Workman, Amanda Christensen,  (2011). Linking ethical leadership to employee performance: The roles of leader-member exchange, self-efficacy, and organizational identification. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 204-213.



Accepted Contributions

Fred Walumbwa, I-Chieng Hsu, Cindy Wu, Everlyne Misati, Amanda Christensen,  (Accepted). Employee service performance and collective turnover: Examining the influence of initiating structure leadership, service climate, and meaningfulness. Human Relations.


Fred Walumbwa, Amanda Christensen, I-Chieng Hsu, Everlyne Misati,  (Accepted). Understanding the creative self-efficacy–creative performance relationship: The roles of thriving at work, perceived work significance, and task interdependence. Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.


Amanda Christensen, Angelo Kinicki, Zhen Zhang, Fred  Walumbwa,  (Accepted). Responses to feedback: The role of acceptance, affect, and creative behavior. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.




Research in progress

Title:
4. CEO performance management behaviors and firm outcomes


Status:
Writing Results

Research Type:
Scholarly


Title:
Scandals & Strategy

Description:
TOPIC An investigation of how scandals involving employees of a firm, completely unrelated to the actual terms of their employment, can still influence the organization and its strategy. This paper views the phenomenon through the lens of recent domestic violence of NFL players STATUS Project still being conceptualized, some data being collected

Status:
Planning

Research Type:
Scholarly


Presentations

Title:
Being ignored or pushed out? A relational perspective to understanding workplace ostracism
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Year:
2017


Title:
Toward dual-concern human resource management (HRM) systems in Brazil: Investigating how HRM practices affect collective turnover
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Year:
2017


Title:
Transformational environment and entrepreneurial orientation in family firms
Organization:
Strategic Management Society (SMS)
Location:
Berlin, Germany
Year:
2016


Title:
The dark and bright sides of personal use of technology at work: A job demands–resources model
Location:
Anaheim, CA
Year:
2016


Title:
The genesis of transformational environment and entrepreneurial orientation in family firms
Location:
Anaheim, CA
Year:
2016


Title:
Identifying different human resource management systems and assessing how caring climate mediates their dynamic impact on collective turnover.
Organization:
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
Location:
Anaheim, CA
Year:
2016


Title:
A meta-analytic summary of the leadership organizing process. Part of the symposium: Understanding the sources and functions of leadership in teams.
Location:
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Year:
2015


Title:
A multi-level look at the role of flourishing climate in the relationship between CEO performance management leadership and firm performance.
Location:
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Year:
2015


Title:
The role of affect and creative behavior in the feedback–performance relationship.
Location:
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Year:
2015


Title:
Broadening the mechanisms of leadership emergence: A meta-analytic summary
Organization:
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
Location:
Honolulu, HI
Year:
2014


Title:
Evidence of risk-bearing affecting shareholder and director influences on diversification
Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Year:
2014


Title:
Socio-emotional wealth and a stakeholder view of family firm productivity
Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Year:
2014