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Michael Johnson
Office: 544
Phone: 206-616-2756
Fax: 206-543-3968

Curriculum vitae:

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

Michael Johnson

Professor of Management
The Boeing Company Endowed Professor in Business Management


PhD Michigan State University (2006)
BA Hope College (1985)

Academic Expertise

decision making

Current Research

Groups and Teams, Emotions and Stress, Social identities

Selected Publications

  1. Towards a Configural Theory of Job Demands and Resources
    Journal Article:Ong, W. J., & Johnson, M.D., (2023). Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 66(1), pp. 195-221.
  2. Verdicts, Elections, and Counterterrorism: When Groups Take Unofficial Votes
    Journal Article:Johnson, M.D., Awtrey, E., & Ong, W.J., (2023). Academy of Management Discoveries, Vol. 9(4), pp. 429-439.
  3. Stock Market Responses to Unethical Behavior in Organizations: An Organizational Context Model
    Journal Article:Baker, B., Pitesa, M., Derfler-Rozin, R., & Johnson, M.D., (2019). Organization Science, Vol. 30, pp. 319-336.
  4. It’s Not Me, It’s Not You, It’s Us! An Empirical Examination of Relational Attributions
    Journal Article:Eberly, M.B., Holley, E.C., Johnson, M.D., & Mitchell, T.R., (2017). Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 102(5), pp. 711-731.
  5. Outcomes of absence control initiatives: A quasi-experimental investigation into the effects of policy and perceptions
    Journal Article:Johnson, M.D., Holley, E.C., Morgeson, F.P., Labonar, D., & Stetzer, A., (2014). Journal of Management, Vol. 40, pp. 1075-1097.
  6. Expressed Humility in Organizations: Implications for Performance, Teams, and Leadership
    Journal Article:Owens, B.P., Johnson, M.D., & Mitchell, T.R., (2013). Organization Science, Vol. 24(5), pp. 1517-1538.
  7. Alternative Reference Points and Outcome Evaluation: The Influence of Affect
    Journal Article:Johnson, M.D., Ilies, R., & Boles, T.L., (2012). Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 97(1), pp. 33-45.
  8. Cognitive and Affective Identification: Exploring the Links Between Different Forms of Social Identification and Personality with Work Attitudes and Behavior
    Journal Article:Johnson, M.D., Morgeson, F.P., & Hekman, D.R., (2012). Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 33(8), pp. 1142–1167.
  9. Beyond Internal and External: A Dyadic Theory of Relational Attributions
    Journal Article:Eberly, M.B., Holley, E.C., Johnson, M.D., & Mitchell, T.R., (2011). Academy of Management Review, Vol. 36(4), pp. 731–753.
  10. How Different Team Downsizing Approaches Influence Team-Level Adaptation and Performance
    Journal Article:DeRue, D.S., Hollenbeck, J.R., Johnson, M.D., Ilgen, D.R., & Jundt, D.K., (2008). Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 51(1), pp. 82–196.
  11. Multiple Professional Identities: Examining Differences in Identification Across Work-Related Targets
    Journal Article:Johnson, M.D., Morgeson, F.P., Ilgen, D.R., Meyer, C.J., & Lloyd, J.W., (2006). Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 91(2), pp. 498–506.
  12. Cutthroat Cooperation: Asymmetrical Adaptation to Changes in Team Reward Structures
    Journal Article:Johnson, M.D., Hollenbeck, J.R., Humphrey, S.E., Ilgen, D.R., Jundt, D., & Meyer, C.J., (2006). Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 49(1), pp. 103–119.

PhD Student Collaborators

Anusuya Banerjee, Asiya Bari, Brit Middleton


Skookum Contract Services
GM Nameplate
Pierce County Court System
Northstar Energy
Department of Natural Resources
Providence St. Mary's Foundation, Metropolitan Market
Michigan Public Health Institute, Kellogg Youth Initiative Partnerships, International Steward

Honors and Awards

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, Foster School of Business (2019)
Executive MBA Faculty of the Program (2019)
Boeing Company Professorship, Foster School of Business (2015-present)
Faculty of the Quarter, Technology Management MBA (2014-2019)
Organizational Behavior Division Most Innovative Student Paper Award, 75th Annual Academy of Management Conference (2016)
PhD Program Mentoring Award, Foster School of Business (2016) Professor of the Quarter, daytime MBA (2014)
GM Nameplate Faculty Fellowship (2012-2014)
Western Academy of Management 2012 Ascendant Scholar Award (2012)
Core Professor of the Year, Evening MBA (2011)
Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence (one of the top 50 management articles published in 2009 out of 15,000 considered)
Wells Fargo Award for Undergraduate Teaching, Foster School of Business (2009)
Finalist, Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research (top 5 out of 2,000 manuscripts considered, 2009)
Organizational Behavior Division Best Paper Award, 64th Annual Academy of Management Conference (2005)

Academic Service

Communications/Technology Officer, OB Division of the Academy of Management
Communications Director, Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup)
International Research Advisory Board, Gordon Institute of Business Science
Editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes