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Jennifer Nahrgang

Associate Professor

Office:BA 397G
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 480-965-4641
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: Jennifer.nahrgang@asu.edu
Jennifer Nahrgang

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Michigan State University, Doctor of Philosophy, Organizational Behavior (2009)

Oklahoma State University, Master of Business Administration

Oklahoma State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting, Honors Program Degree

Research Areas
Leadership (Leadership Processes and their Development over Time, Leader-Follower Relationships)
Teams (Leadership in Teams, Team Processes and Performance, Design of Work).

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: Assistant Professor, 2009 - Present.  Previous appointments: Michigan State University.

Other Positions
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Recipient of 2008 HR Division SHRM Foundation Dissertation Grant Award; Runner-up 2008 COLE Doctorate Dissertation Proposal Competition (Duke University, Fuqua School of Business); University Distinguished Fellowship, Michigan State University; Leadership Legacy and Top Ten Senior, Oklahoma State University, Raymond D. Thomas Award (Top Senior in College of Business), Oklahoma State University.

Representative Publications:
Nahrgang, J. D., DeRue, D. S., Hollenbeck, J. R., Spitzmuller, M., Jundt, D. K., & Ilgen, D. R. Conditional Acceptance. Goal setting in teams: Impact of learning and performance goals on process and performance. Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes. Forthcoming.

DeRue, D.S., Nahrgang, J.D., Hollenbeck, J.R., & Workman, K.M. 2012. A quasi-experimental study of after-event reviews and leadership development. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97: 997-1015.

Nahrgang, J. D., Morgeson, F. P., & Hoffmann, D.A. 2011.  Safety at work: A meta-analytic investigation of the link between job demands, job resources, burnout, engagement, and safety outcomes.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 96: 71-94.

DeRue, D. S., Nahrgang, J. D., Wellman, N., Humphrey, S. E. 2011.  Trait and behavioral theories of leadership: An integration and meta-analytic test of their relative validity.  Personnel Psychology, 64: 7-52.

Sin, H.P., Nahrgang, J. D., & Morgeson, F. P. 2009.  Understanding why they don't see eye- to eye: A meta-analytic examination of leader-member exchange (LMX) agreement.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 94: 1048-1057.

Nahrgang, J.D., Morgeson, F. P., & Illies, R. 2009.  The development of leader-member exchanges: Exploring how personality and performance influence leader and member relationships over time.  Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 108: 256-266. 









ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

MGT 525 - SelfTransform Thru ExecConnect
A key objective of the W. P. Carey Full-Time MBA program is to develop each student's leadership competencies, which are essential competencies as the individual enters the workforce and advances through organizations. During the FT MBA program, each student participates in the Executive Connections program. This program gives each student an opportunity to enhance his or her understanding of key leadership competencies, apply an experiential process of leadership development, and meet one-on-one with an executive coach to deeply explore and reflect on personal leadership competencies and goals for development.

MGT 591 - Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.

MGT 792 - Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.

MGT 799 - Dissertation
Supervised research focused on preparation of dissertation, including literature review, research, data collection and analysis, and writing.

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