Assistant Professor of Management
Organizational Behavior/Human Resources
Ph.D. Business Administration, The University of Iowa
B.S. Economics, Brigham Young University
- Nielsen, J., Firth, B., & Crawford, E (2022). For Better and Worse: How Proactive Personality Alters the Strain Responses to Challenge and Hindrance Stressors. Organization Science, forthcoming.
- Liao, H., Su, R., Ptashnik, T., & Nielsen, J. (2022). Feeling Good, Doing Good, and Getting Ahead: A Meta-Analytic Investigation of the Outcomes of Prosocial Motivation at Work. Psychological Bulletin, forthcoming.
- Nielsen, J. & Colbert, A. (2021). It's Not Always Sunny in Relationally Rich Jobs: The Influence of Negative Beneficiary Contact. Academy of Management Journal, forthcoming.
- Seibert, S., Nielsen, J., & Kraimer, M. (2021). Awakening the entrepreneur within: Entrepreneurial identity aspiration and the role of displacing work events. Journal of Applied Psychology, vol. 106 (8), 1224-1238.
- Bloom, M., Colbert, A., Nielsen, J. (2021). Stories of calling: How called professionals construct narrative identities. Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 66 (2), 298-338.
- Nielsen, J., Thompson, J., Wadsworth, L., & Vallett, J. (2020). The moderating role of calling in the work-family interface: Buffering and substitution effects on employee satisfaction. Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 41 (7), 622-637.
- Li, C., Kristof-Brown, A., Nielsen, J. (2019). Fitting in a group: Theoretical development and validation of the Multidimensional Perceived Person-Group Fit scale. Personnel Psychology, vol. 72 (1), 139-171.
- Carter, K., Mead, B., Stewart, G., Nielsen, J., & Solimeo, S. (2019). Reviewing work team design characteristics across industries: Combining meta-analysis and comprehensive synthesis. Small Group Research, vol. 50 (1), 138-188.
Stay or Go? Research explores the transition from paid employment to entrepreneurship
Leaving a safe and secure job to pursue a business venture as an entrepreneur can be a daunting endeavor. What motivates these people to take the leap of faith? A new study coauthored by Jordan Nielsen, an assistant professor at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, examines events that may motivate people to leave their employment and pursue entrepreneurship.