School of Business Faculty

Alan D. Boss

EDUCATION
2010: Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, Minor: Strategic Management
1999: Master of Organizational Behavior, Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management
1996:  Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Brigham Young University

POSITIONS HELD
2009 – Present: Assistant Professor, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, Washington
2004 – 2009: Instructor, Research Assistant, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
2002 – 2004: Research Associate, Organization Research Development and Associates/Legacy Alliance Consulting, Boulder, Colorado

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS
Dunford, B. B., Shipp, A. J., Boss, R. W., Angermeier, I., & Boss, A. D. (2012). Is burnout static or dynamic: A career transition perspective of employee burnout trajectories. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97(3): 637-650.

Hansen, S. D., Dunford, B. B., Boss, A. D., Boss, R. W., & Angermeier, I. (2011). Corporate social responsibility and the benefits of employee trust: A cross-disciplinary perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 102(1): 29-45.

Sanders, M. L., Boss, A. D., Boss, R. W., & McConkie, M. L. (2011). Increasing student engagement and learning: Using big hairy audacious goals as an empowering semester project. Public Administration Quarterly, 35(4): 491-516

Shapiro, D. L., Boss, A. D., Salas, S., Tangirala, S., & Von Glinow, M. A. (2011). When are transgressing leaders punitively judged?: An empirical test. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(2): 412-422.

Boss, R. W., Dunford, B. B., Boss, A. D. & McConkie, M. L. (2010). Sustainable change in the public sector: The longitudinal benefits of organization development. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 46(4): 436-472.

Chullen, C. L., Dunford, B. B., Angermeier, I., Boss, R. W., & Boss, A. D. (2010). Minimizing deviant behavior in healthcare organizations: The effects of supportive leadership and job design. Journal of Healthcare Management, 55(6): 381-397.

Boss, R. W., Dunford, B. B., Boss, A. D., & McConkie, M. L. (2009). Preserving the peace through organization development: 30 years of successful organizational change. Best Paper Proceedings of the 69th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 1-6.

Angermeier, I., Dunford, B. B., Boss, A. D., & Boss, R. W. (2009). The impact of participative management perceptions on customer service, medical errors, burnout, and turnover intentions. Journal of Healthcare Management, 54(2): 127-141.

Boss, A. D. & Sims, Jr., H. P. (2008). Everyone fails! Using emotion regulation and self-leadership for recovery. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 23(2): 135-150.

Koberg, C. S., Boss, R. W., Goodman, E. A., Boss, A. D., & Monsen, E. (2005). Empirical evidence of organizational citizenship behavior from the health care industry. International Journal of Public Administration, 28: 417-436.

WORKING PAPERS
Boss, A. D., Baum, J. R., & Sims, Jr., H. P. Where do we go from here? Entrepreneurial recovery and re-start after failure.

Boss, A. D., Carson, J., & Baum, J. R. Adjusting toward success: Entrepreneurs' change behaviors and subsequent venture performance.

Boss, A. D., & Reger, R. K. When is enough, enough? Cognitive and personality dimensions of entrepreneurial failure.

Boss, R. W., Boss, A. D., McConkie, M. L. Enduring change: A 25-year longitudinal study of OD interventions surrounding a merger.

Dunford, B. B., Boss, A. D., Boss, R. W., & Zara, G. Can entire departments be burned out? A conservation of resources perspective on the outcomes of burnout contagion.

Dunford, B. B., Williams, T. A., Boss, A. D., & Boss, R. W., Angermeier, I. Strategic pay fairness and employee engagement in the healthcare sector.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Undergraduate-Level Course Instructor
Leadership and Decision Making, Managing Work Teams, Entrepreneurship, Business Policies
Graduate
Leadership, Team Process, and Decision Making, Organizational Behavior

INVITED PRESENTATIONS
Dunford, B. B., Jackson, C. L., Boss, A. D., & Boss, R. W. Be fair…your employees are watching: A field test of third-party organizational justice effects. Paper presented at the UWB Research Speaker Series, University of Washington Bothell, November 2012.

Boss, A. D. & Reger, R. K. When is enough, enough? Entrepreneurial cognitive and personality characteristics associated with giving up and moving on. Paper presented at the Research In Progress Seminar, University of Washington Bothell, November 2011.

Boss, A. D. & Baum, J. R., Sims, Jr., H. P. Entrepreneurial resilience: New venture founders’ recovery and re-start after failure. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Smith Entrepreneurship Research Conference, May 1, 2009, College Park, Maryland.

Boss, A. D. & Baum, J. R. Adjusting toward success: Entrepreneurs' change behaviors and subsequent venture performance. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Smith Entrepreneurship Research Conference, April 11, 2008, College Park, Maryland.

Boss, A. D. When is enough, enough? Cognitive and personality dimensions of entrepreneurial failure. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Smith Entrepreneurship Research Conference, April 20, 2007, College Park, Maryland.

SERVICE
Reviewer
Ad hoc reviewer: Journal of Business Ethics
Ad hoc reviewer: Journal of Managerial Psychology
Ad hoc reviewer: Journal of Management Studies
Ad hoc reviewer: Managerial and Decision Economics
Ad hoc reviewer: Public Administration Quarterly
Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (Divisions: Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship) 2007 – Present
Reviewed textbook: Schiraldi, G. (2011). The complete guide to resilience. Ashburn, VA: Resilience Training International
Reviewed textbook: Nahavandi, A. (2011). The art and science of leadership, 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

 

 

Contact:

aboss@uwb.edu
(425) 352-3764
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Biography