John J. Sosik, Ph.D., CPA, CMA

Professor, Management and Organization

Management

Expertise

    • Transformational and charismatic leadership
    • E-leadership in organizations
    • Group and team dynamics
    • Strategic leadership
    •  Levels of analysis

Professional Activities

    • Associate Editor, Group & Organization Management (2002-2007)
    • Editorial Board Member, Group & Organization Management (2001- present)
    • Editorial Board Member, The Leadership Quarterly (2001- present)
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management (2008- present)
    • Member, Institute of Management Accountants (1992 – present)
    • Member, Academy of Management (1994 – present)
    • Member, American Psychological Association (1994 – present)
    • Member, Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychologists (1994 – present)
    • Member, Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management (1997 – present)
    • Member, Beta Gamma Sigma (2006 – present)
    • Distinguished Core Competency Advisor, International Academy of Advanced Decision Support
    • Promotion and Tenure Outside Reviewer for candidate at the University of New Hampshire
    • Book reviewer for McShane, S., & Von Glinow, M.A. (2000). Organizational Behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill.
    • Reviewer for Academy of Management Review, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Management Science, Group Dynamics, Group & Organization Management, Journal of Business Research, Creativity Research Journal, Human Performance, Career Development International, Psychological Reports, and Perceptual and Motor Skills
    • Reviewer for Academy of Management conference (Careers Division), 2003
    • Reviewer for Academy of Management best paper published in the Academy of Management Review or Academy of Management Journal, 2002
    • Reviewer for Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management conference, 1998 -2011
    • Session chair for Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management conference, 1998, 2000, 2001
    • Discussant for Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management conference, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009
    • Research methods track co-chair, Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management, 2004, 2005

Honors

    Grant Proposals 

    • Sosik, J.J. (2007). Examining character strength and leadership processes and outcomes in faith communities. The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley Research Development Grant - funded $1,500.
    • Sosik, J.J. (2003). Collaborative Proposal: Integrating Webcasting into Management Courses (Part 2). The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley Innovative Teaching Grant - funded $3,035.
    • Avolio, B.J., Kahai, S.S., & Sosik, J.J. (2001). Collaborative research: Examining e-leadership in global virtual teams through a longitudinal assessment of the formation of trust, potency, commitment and performance. National Science Foundation - funded $150,000.
    • Sosik, J.J. (2001). Collaborative Proposal: Integrating Webcasting into Management Courses (Part 1). The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley Innovative Teaching Grant - funded $3,000.
    • Sosik, J.J. (2000). Examining virtual teams: The role of leadership and trust. The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley Rapid Response Fund - funded $6,000.
    • Sosik, J.J. (2000). Self-concepts of over-estimator, under-estimator, and self-aware leaders: Effects of self-other rating agreement on charismatic leadership style on follower’s trust, commitment and performance. The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley Summer Research Stipend Grant - funded $8,282.
    • Sosik, J.J. (1999). Interactive learning for developing students’ full leadership potential. Arthur L. Glenn Permanent Curriculum Change to Emerging Student Needs Grant - funded $3,400.
    • Sosik, J.J. (1999). Substance and form: Leadership effectiveness and the construction of charismatic images. The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley Research Development Grant - funded $2,000.
    • Sosik, J.J. (1998). Understanding leadership processes in computer-mediated work groups: A theoretical model and empirical test. The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley Summer Research Stipend Grant - funded $6,500.
    • Sosik, J.J. (1998). River of ideas: Promoting optimal flow and creativity in computer-supported work groups. The Pennsylvania State University Great Valley Research Development Grant - funded $2,000.
    • Sosik, J.J. (1996). An empirical investigation of emotional intelligence and charismatic/ transformational leadership. The Pennsylvania State University Commonwealth Educational System Research Development Grant - funded $1,000.
    • Sosik, J.J. (1995). Effects of transformational and transactional leadership style, anonymity, and their interaction on group creativity in a group decision support system environment.  The Pennsylvania State University Commonwealth Educational System Research Development Grant - funded $1,500.

    Research, Scholarship, and Teaching Awards

    • Chun, J. U., Yun, N. Y., & Sosik, J. J. (2011, Academy of Management conference) named runner up for the Carolyn Dexter Award for Best International Research paper.
    • Nam, D. I., Arthurs, J. D., Sosik, J. J., & Cullen, J. (2010, Decision Science Institute conference) named honorable mention for Best Theoretical/Empirical Research Paper.
    • Sosik, Kahai, & Piovoso (2009, Group & Organization Management) named winner of Sage Publications Best Macro Paper Award for 2009 
    • Sosik and Dinger (2007, The Leadership Quarterly) named winner of 2007 Center for Creative Leadership/Leadership Quarterly Award
    • Sosik and Dinger (2007, The Leadership Quarterly) named among 5 best articles of 2007. 
    • “Leading with Character” (Sosik, 2006) list among Soundview Executive Summaries “30 Best Business Books of 2007”
    • Soundview Executive Summaries’ Author of the Month (April 2007)
    • Arthur L. Glenn Award for Faculty Innovation, The Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies, 2006.
    • Award for Distinguished Research, The Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies, 2001
    • Award for Teaching Excellence, The Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies, 1999
    • Arthur L. Glenn Award for Faculty Teaching Innovation, The Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies, 1998
    • Award for Research Excellence, The Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies, 1997

Education

    • Ph.D. - State University of New York at Binghamton, Management
    • M.B.A. - Wilkes University, Accounting and Finance
    • B.S. - King's College, Accounting and Information Systems

Courses

    • ACCTG 524 – Managerial Accounting
    • BUSAD 555 – Full-Range Leadership
    • LEAD 501 – Leadership Across the Lifespan
    • LEAD 562 – Strategic Leadership
    • LEAD 597A – Research Methods in Leadership and Organizational Development

Research Interests

    • E-leadership and advanced information technology
    • Construction of charismatic images by leaders
    • Self-other rating agreement on leadership
    • Group/team characteristics and effectiveness
    • Antecedents and consequences of mentoring  

Citations

Articles in Refereed Journals

Avolio, B. J., Sosik, J. J., Kahai, S. S., & Baker, B. (2014). E-leadership: Re-examining transformations in leadership source and transmission. The Leadership Quarterly, 25(1), 105-131.

Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., & Zhu, W. (2014). Hang on to your ego: The influence of destructive and constructive narcissism of charismatic leaders on follower psychological empowerment and moral identity. Journal of Business Ethics, 120(1), 65-80.

Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., Blair, A. L., & Fitzgerald, N. (2013). Possible selves in the lives of transformational faith community leaders. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 5(4), 283-293.

Gentry, W. A., Cullen, K., Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., Leopold, C., & Tonidandel, S. (2013). Integrity’s place in the character strengths of middle-level managers and top-level executives. The Leadership Quarterly, 24(3), 395-404.

Sosik, J. J. (2012). Taking levels of analysis in humor more seriously: Comment on Romero and Arendt. Psychological Reports, 110(2), 527-534.

Sosik, J. J., Gentry, W. A., & Chun, J. U. (2012). The value of virtue in the upper echelons: A multisource examination of executive character strengths and performance. The Leadership Quarterly, 23, 367-382.

Chun, J. U., Sosik, J. J., & Yun, N. Y. (2012). A longitudinal study of mentor and protégé outcomes in formal mentoring relationships. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33, 1071-1094.

Zhu, W., Sosik, J. J., Riggio, R. E., & Yang, B. (2012). Relationships between transformational and transactional leadership and followers’ organizational identification: The role of psychological empowerment. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 13(3), 186-212.

Zhu, W., Norman, S. M., Peng, Z., Riggio, R. E., & Sosik, J. J. (2012). The impact of ethical political leadership on the public: The mediating role of confidence in political leadership. Leadership, 8(2), 109-124.

Sosik, J. J., Zhu, W., & Blair, A. L. (2011). Felt-authenticity and demonstrating transformational leadership in faith communities. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 12(3), 179-199.

Zhu, W., Avolio, B. J., Riggio, R. E., & Sosik, J. J. (2011). A theoretical consideration of the effect of transformational leadership on follower and group ethics. The Leadership Quarterly, 22, 801-817.

Sosik, J. J., Juzbasich, J., & Chun, J. U. (2011). Effects of moral reasoning and management level on ratings of charismatic leadership, in-role and extra-role performance of managers: A multisource examination. The Leadership Quarterly, 22(2), 434-450.

Zhu, W., Riggio, R. E., Avolio, B. J., & Sosik, J. J. (2011). The effect of leadership on follower moral identity: Does transformational/transactional style make a difference?  Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 18(2), 150 – 163.

Sosik, J. J., & Cameron, J. C. (2010). Character and authentic transformational leadership behavior: Expanding the ascetic self towards others. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 62(4), 251-269.

Chun, J. U., Litzky, B. E., Sosik, J. J., Bechtold, D., & Godshalk, V. M. (2010). Emotional intelligence and trust in formal mentoring programs. Group & Organization Management, 35(4), 421-455.

Gentry, W. A., & Sosik, J. J. (2010). Developmental relationships and managerial promotability in organizations: A multisource study. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 77, 266-278.

Chun, J.U., Yammarino, F.J., Dionne, S.D., Sosik, J.J., & Moon, H.K. (2009). Influence processes across hierarchical levels: multiple levels-of-management and multiple levels-of-analysis perspectives. The Leadership Quarterly, 20, 689-707.

Sosik, J.J., Jung, D.I., & Dinger, S.L. (2009). Values in authentic action: Examining the roots and rewards of altruistic leadership. Group & Organization Management, 34 (4), 395-431.

Sosik, J.J., Kahai, S.S., & Piovoso, M.J. (2009). Silver bullet or voodoo statistics? A primer for using the Partial Least Squares data analytic technique in group and organization research. Group & Organization Management, 34 (1), 5-36.

Berson, Y., & Sosik, J.J. (2007). The relationship between self-other rating agreement and influence tactics and organizational processes. Group & Organization Management, 32 (6), 675-698.

Sosik, J.J., & Dinger, S.L. (2007). Relationships between leadership style and vision content: The moderating role of need for approval, self-monitoring, and need for social power. The Leadership Quarterly, 18, 134-153.

Jung, D.I., & Sosik, J.J. (2006). Who are the spellbinders?: Identifying personal attributes of charismatic leaders. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 12 (4), 12-26.

Sosik, J.J., Lee, D.Y., & Bouquillon, E.A. (2006). Context and mentoring: Examining formal and informal relationships in high tech firms and K-12 schools. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 12 (2), 94-108.

Bouquillon, E.A., Sosik, J.J., & Lee, D.Y. (2005). It’s only a phase: Examining trust, identification and mentoring functions received across the mentoring phases. Mentoring and Tutoring, 13 (2), 241-260.

Sosik, J.J. (2005). The role of personal values in the charismatic leadership of corporate managers: A model and preliminary field study. The Leadership Quarterly, 16, 221-244.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (2005). Examining gender similarity and mentor’s supervisory status in mentoring relationships. Mentoring and Tutoring,13 (1),41-54..

Sosik, J.J., Jung, D.I., Berson, Y., Dionne, S.D., & Jaussi, K.S. (2005). Making all the right connections: The strategic leadership of top executives in high-tech organizations. Organizational Dynamics, 34 (1), 47-61.

Kahai, S.S., Sosik, J.J., & Avolio, B.J. (2004). Effects of participative and directive leadership in electronic groups. Group & Organization Management, 29 (1), 67-105.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (2004). Self-other rating agreement in mentoring: Meeting  protégé expectations for development and career advancement. Group & Organization Management, 29 (4), 442-469.

Sosik, J.J., Godshalk, V.M., & Yammarino, F.J. (2004). Transformational leadership, learning goal orientation, and expectations for career success in mentor-protégé relationships: A multiple levels of analysis perspective. The Leadership Quarterly, 15, 241-261.

Godshalk, V.M., & Sosik, J.J. (2003). Aiming for success: The role of learning goal orientation in mentoring relationships. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 63, 417-437.

Jung, D.I., & Sosik, J.J. (2003). Group potency and collective efficacy: Examining their predictive validity, level of analysis and effects of performance feedback on future group performance. Group & Organization Management, 28 (3), 366-391.

Kahai, S.S., Sosik, J.J., & Avolio, B.J. (2003). Effects of anonymity, rewards, and leadership style in an electronic meeting system context. The Leadership Quarterly, 14 (4-5), 499-524.

Sosik, J.J., & Jung, D.I. (2003). Impression management strategies and performance in information technology consulting: The role of self-other rating agreement on charismatic leadership. Management Communication Quarterly, 17(2), 233-268.

Jung, D.I., & Sosik, J.J. (2002). Transformational leadership in work groups: The role of empowerment, cohesiveness, and collective-efficacy on perceived group performance. Small Group Research, 33 (3), 313-336.

Jung, D.I., Sosik, J.J., & Baik, K.B. (2002). Investigating work group characteristics and performance: A replication and cross-cultural extension. Group Dynamics, 6(2), 153-171.

Sosik, J.J., Avolio, B.J., & Jung, D.I. (2002). Beneath the mask: Examining the relationship of self-presentation attributes and impression management to charismatic leadership. The Leadership Quarterly, 13 , 217-242. Article abstract re-printed in www.hrabstracts.com.

Sosik, J.J., & Jung, D.I. (2002). Work group characteristics and performance in collectivistic and individualistic cultures. Journal of Social Psychology, 142 (1), 5-24.

Sosik, J.J., & Lee, D.L. (2002). Mentoring in organizations: A social judgment perspective for developing tomorrow's leaders. Journal of Leadership Studies, 8 (4), 17-32.

Sosik, J.J., Potosky, D., & Jung, D.I. (2002). Adaptive self-regulation: Meeting others' expectations for leadership and performance. Journal of Social Psychology, 142 (2), 211-232.

Kandiah, V., Mohd Zailani, S.H., Nasirin, S., Oz, E., & Sosik, J.J. (2001). Information systems project failures: Evidence from Malaysia. Sasin Journal of Management, 7 (1), 27-38.

Sosik, J.J. (2001). Self-other agreement on charismatic leadership: Relationships with work attitudes and managerial performance. Group & Organization Management, 26 (4), 484-511.

Godshalk, V.M., & Sosik, J.J. (2000). Does mentor-protégé agreement on mentor leadership behavior influence the quality of mentoring relationships? Group & Organization Management, 25 (3), 291-317.

Oz, E., & Sosik, J.J. (2000). Why information system projects are abandoned: A leadership and communication theory and exploratory study. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 41 ( 1), 66-78.

Sosik, J.J. (2000). Meaning from within: Possible selves and personal meaning of charismatic and non-charismatic leaders. Journal of Leadership Studies, 7 (2), 3-17.

Sosik, J.J. (2000). The role of personal meaning in charismatic leadership. Journal of Leadership Studies, 7 (2), 60-74.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (2000). The role of gender in mentoring: Implications for diversified and homogenous mentoring relationships. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 57 (1), 102-122.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (2000). Leadership styles, mentoring functions received ,and job-related stress: A conceptual model and preliminary study. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 21 (4), 365-390.

Avolio, B.J., Howell, J.M., & Sosik, J.J. (1999). A funny thing happened on the way to the bottom line: Humor as a moderator of leadership style effects. Academy of Management Journal, 42 (2), 219-227. Paper also has been summarized as a Research Brief in the November 1999 issue of the Academy of Management Executive.

Jung, D.I., & Sosik, J.J. (1999). Effects of group characteristics on work group performance: A longitudinal investigation. Group Dynamics, 3 (4), 1-12.

Sosik, J.J., Kahai, S.S., & Avolio, B.J. (1999). Leadership style, anonymity, and creativity in group decision support systems: The mediating role of optimal flow. Journal of Creative Behavior, 33 , 1-30.

Sosik, J.J., & Megerian, L.E. (1999). Understanding leader emotional intelligence and performance: The role of self-other agreement on transformational leadership perceptions. Group & Organization Management, 24 (3), 367-390.

Vergin, R.C., & Sosik, J.J. (1999). No place like home: An examination of the home field advantage gambling strategies in NFL football regular season and playoff games. Journal of Economics and Business, 51 (1), 21-31. Paper received ANBAR Electronic Intelligence's Citation of Excellence - Highest Quality rating. Reprinted in R.A. Woods (Ed.), The Economics of Sports, (2000), Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Godshalk, V.M., & Sosik, J.J. (1998). The role of leadership style and mentoring relationships in influencing follower job-related stress. Journal of Management Systems, 10 (1), 15-28.

Kahai, S.S., Avolio, B.J., & Sosik, J.J. (1998). Effects of source and participant anonymity and initial difference in opinions in an EMS context. Decision Sciences, 29 (2), 427-460. Paper received ANBAR Electronic Intelligence's Citation of Excellence - Highest Quality rating.

Sosik, J.J., Avolio, B.J., & Kahai, S.S. (1998). Inspiring group creativity: Comparing anonymous and identified electronic brainstorming. Small Group Research, 29 (1), 3-31.

Sosik, J.J., Avolio, B.J., Kahai, S.S., & Jung, D.I. (1998). Computer-supported work group potency and effectiveness: The role of transformational leadership, anonymity, and task interdependence. Computers in Human Behavior, 14 (3), 491-511

Sosik, J.J. & Dworakivsky, A.C. (1998). Self-concept based aspects of the charismatic leader: More than meets the eye. The Leadership Quarterly, 9 (4), 503-526.

Sosik, J.J., Kahai, S.S., & Avolio, B.J. (1998). Transformational leadership and dimensions of group creativity: Motivating idea generation in computer-mediated groups. Creativity Research Journal, 11 (2), 111-121.

Kahai, S.S., Sosik, J.J., & Avolio, B.J. (1997). Leadership and task structure impacts on process and outcomes in an electronic meeting system environment. Personnel Psychology, 50 (1), 121-146.

Sosik, J.J. (1997). Effects of transformational leadership and anonymity on idea generation in computer-mediated groups. Group & Organization Management, 22 (4), 460-487. Paper received ANBAR Electronic Intelligence's Citation of Excellence - Highest Quality rating.

Sosik, J.J., Avolio, B.J., & Kahai, S.S. (1997). Effects of leadership style and anonymity on group potency and effectiveness in a group decision support system environment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 82 (1), 89-103.

Sosik, J.J., & Dionne, S.D. (1997). Leadership styles and Deming's behavior factors. Journal of Business and Psychology, 11 (4), 447-462.

Megerian, L.E., & Sosik, J.J. (1996). An affair of the heart: Emotional intelligence and transformational leadership. Journal of Leadership Studies, 3 (3), 31-48.

Jung, D.I., Bass, B.M., & Sosik, J.J. (1995). Bridging leadership and culture: A theoretical consideration of transformational leadership and collectivistic cultures. Journal of Leadership Studies, 2 (4), 3-18.

Sosik, J.J., & Jung, D.I. (1994). A theoretical consideration of leadership and the global heterarchy. Journal of Leadership Studies, 1 (4), 10-27.

Sosik, J.J. (1993). Group size and gender effects in two brainstorming environments: A research proposal. Binghamton Review, 1 , 21-33.

Books

Sosik, J.J., & Jung, D.I. (2010). Full range leadership development: Pathways for people, profit and planet. New York: Routledge/Psychology Press.

Sosik, J.J. (2006). Leading with character: Stories of valor and virtue and the principles they teach. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Sosik, J.J., Jung, D.I., Berson, Y., Dionne, S.D. & Jaussi, K.S. (2004). The dream weavers: Strategy-focused leadership in technology-driven organizations. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Chapters in Books

Avolio, B. J., Sosik, J. J., & Berson, Y. (2013). Leadership models, methods, and applications: Progress and remaining blind spots. In N. Schmidt, S. Highhouse, & I. B. Weiner (Eds.), Handbook of Psychology, Volume 12: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (pp. 367-389). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Cooper, C. D., & Sosik, J. J. (2012). The laughter advantage: Cultivating high quality connections and workplace outcomes through humor. Invited book chapter in G. M. Spreitzer & K. Cameron (Eds.) The Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship (pp. 474-489). New York: Oxford University Press.

Avolio, B.J., Sosik, J.J., Jung, D.I., & Berson, Y. (2003). Leadership models, methods and applications: Small steps and giant leaps. In W.C. Borman, R.J. Klimoski, D.J. Ilgen, & I. B. Weiner (Eds.) Handbook of Psychology, Volume 12: Industrial and Organizational Psychology, pp. 277-307. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Avolio,B.J., & Sosik, J.J. (1999). A life-span framework for assessing the impact of work on white-collar workers. In S.L. Willis & J.D. Reid (Eds.) Life in the Middle, (pp. 249-274). San Diego, CA.: Academic Press.

Godshalk, V.M., & Sosik, J.J. (2007). Leadership and mentoring: Standing at the cross roads of theory, research and practice. Invited book chapter in B.R. Ragins and K.E. Kram (Eds.), The handbook of mentoring at work: Theory, research, and practice (pp.149-178).  Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Sosik, J.J. (2010). Group potency. Invited book chapter in J. Levine and M. Hogg (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (pp. XXX-XXX). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sosik, J.J. (2006). Full range leadership: Model, research, extensions and training. Invited book chapter in C. Cooper & R. Burke (Eds.) Inspiring leadership (pp., 33-66), New York: Routledge.

Sosik, J.J. (2006). Transformational and transactional leadership. Invited book chapter in S. Rogelberg and C. Reeve (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (pp. 834-837), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Book Reviews

Sosik, J.J. (1998). A review of Northouse's (1997) Leadership. The Leadership Quarterly, 9 (4), 530-533.

Refereed Conference Proceedings Publications/Presentations

Chun, J. U., Cho, K., & Sosik, J. J. (2014). Collective and interpersonal transformational leadership, social exchanges, and performance in teams. Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management, August 1-5, 2014, Philadelphia, PA.

Cullen, K., Gentry, W. A., Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., Leopold, C., & Tonidandel, S. (2013). Differences in self-other rating agreement of integrity across managerial levels. Presented at the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX, April 11-13, 2013.

Gentry, W. A., Cullen, K., Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., Leopold, C., & Tonidandel, S. (2013). Integrity’s place in the character strengths of middle-level managers and top-level executives. Presented at the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX, April 11-13, 2013.

Kahai, S. S., Sosik, J. J., & Avolio, B. J. (2013). Effects of transformational leadership and media on collaboration and performance in virtual teams. Presented as part of the symposium Leadership in virtual groups: Looking back and charting paths forward†(N. S. Hill & N. M. Lorinkova, Chairs) in the national meetings of the Academy of Management, 2013 conference, Orlando, FL, August 9-13, 2013.

Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., Blair, A. L., & Fitzgerald, N. A. (2013). Possible selves in the lives of transformational faith community leaders. Presented as part of the symposium Leadership and follower and organizational identities†(W. Zhu & H. He, Chairs) in the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology conference, Houston, TX, April 11-13, 2013.

Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., & Zhu, W. (2013). Leader charisma and narcissism and follower psychological empowerment and moral identity. National meetings of the Academy of Management, 2013 conference, Orlando, FL, August 9-13, 2013.

Cameron, J. C., & Sosik, J. J. (2012). Corporate citizenship: Understanding the character strength of citizenship from corporate law and leadership perspectives. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, October 4-6, 2012, Nashville, TN, pp. xx-xx (BEST PAPER AWARD). 

Knecht, P., & Sosik, J. J. (2012). Transformational leadership of nurses in long-term care contexts: Propositions and implications for research and practice. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, October 4-6, 2012, Nashville, TN, p. xx.

Schriesheim, C. A., Yammarino, F. J., Sosik, J. J., Jung, D. I., & Lui, T. Y. (2012). The empirical level of analysis of MLQ Form 5X items. Presented as part of symposium The Future of Transformational Leadership Research: Conceptual and Methodological Developments (T. Keller-Hansbrough, Chair) at the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA, April 26-28, 2012.

Sosik, J. J., Gentry, W. A., & Chun, J. U. (2011). A multisource examination of executive character strengths and performance. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, October 13-15, 2011, Orlando, FL

Ferguson, V.L., Edwards, G.M., Kral, K.L., & Sosik, J.J. (2009). Group potency and creativity: The moderating effect of gender diversity. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, October 2009, Washington DC, pp. 179-189.

Sosik, J.J., & Moss, J.A. (2009). Impact of leadership development in graduate business education: Program development and proposed study. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, October 2009, Washington DC, pp. 236-245.

Juzbasich, J., & Sosik, J.J. (2008). Effects of gender composition of leader-follower dyads and leaders’ level of moral development on charismatic leadership ratings. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 2008 conference, Orlando, FL, pp 28-40. (BEST PAPER AWARD).

Sosik, J.J., & Dinger, S.L. (2005). Relationships between leadership style and vision strength: The moderating role of need for approval, self-monitoring, and need for social power. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 2005 conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, pp.167-193. (BEST PAPER AWARD).

Stark, E., & Sosik, J.J. (2005). Ten horrific research errors and a methodology for avoiding most of them. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 2005 conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, pp. 507-512.

Sosik, J.J., Lee, D.Y., & Bouquillon, E.A. (2004). Context and mentoring: Examining formal and informal relationships in high tech firms and K-12 schools. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 2004 conference, Providence, RI, pp. 112-117.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (2003). The role of gender similarity and mentor's supervisory status in mentoring relationships. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Tampa, FL, pp. 453-460.

Bouquillon, E., & Sosik, J.J. (2001). Antecedents and consequences of mentoring: A dyadic consensus perspective. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Charleston, SC, pp. 64-72.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (2001). Self-other rating agreement in mentoring: Meeting protégé expectations for development. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Charleston, SC, pp. 130-147.

Sosik, J.J., Avolio, B.J., & Jung, D.I. (2000). Charismatic leadership, impression management, and organizational outcomes: The role of self-other agreement. Proceedings of the Institute of Applied and Behavioral Management, San Diego, CA, pp. 259-272.

Jung, D.I., Baik, K.B., & Sosik, J.J. (1999). A longitudinal investigation of group characteristics and work group performance: A cross-cultural comparison. Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceedings, Chicago, IL, pp. OB H1-H6. (BEST PAPER AWARD)

Sosik, J.J., Avolio, B.J., & Jung, D.I. (1999). Little angels and demons: Hoped-for and feared possible self complexity, purpose-in-life, and charismatic self-image. Proceedings of the Institute for Applied and Behavioral Management, Annapolis, MD, 6, pp. 152-161.

Sosik, J.J. (1998). Understanding leader emotional intelligence and performance: The role of self-other agreement on transformational leadership perceptions. Proceedings of the Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management, 1998 Conference, Orlando, Florida, 6, pp. 199-209.

Sosik, J.J., Avolio, B.J., Kahai, S.S., & Jung, D.I. (1997). Transformational leadership, anonymity, and task interdependence: An ecology for inspiring potency and effectiveness in computer-supported work groups. Proceedings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, 1997 Conference San Antonio, Texas , 5, pp. 121-129. (BEST PAPER AWARD)

Kahai, S.S., Avolio, B.J., & Sosik, J.J. (1996). Effects of anonymity, rewards, and leadership style on participation in an electronic meeting system. Proceedings of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, Canada, 17 (4), 15-24.

Kahai, S.S., Avolio, B.A., & Sosik, J.J. (1995). Meeting impacts of two types of electronic meeting system anonymity and initial difference in opinions. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 81-91.

Sosik, J.J., Jung, D.I., & Rao, V. (1995). Group decision support systems: Assisting groups to achieve high performance. Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of Management, 1995 Conference, Ithaca, NY, pp. 118-121.

Conference Papers and Presentations

Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., & Zhu, W. (2013). Leader charisma and narcissism and follower psychological empowerment and moral identity. National meetings of the Academy of Management, 2013 conference, Orlando, FL, August 9-13, 2013.

Kahai, S. S., Sosik, J. J., & Avolio, B. J. (2013). Effects of transformational leadership and media on collaboration and performance in virtual teams. Presented as part of the symposium “Leadership in virtual groups: Looking back and charting paths forward” (N. S. Hill & N. M. Lorinkova, Chairs) in the national meetings of the Academy of Management, 2013 conference, Orlando, FL, August 9-13, 2013.

Cullen, K., Gentry, W. A., Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., Leopold, C., & Tonidandel, S. (2013). Differences in self-other rating agreement of integrity across managerial levels. Presented at the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX, April 11-13, 2013.

Gentry, W. A., Cullen, K., Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., Leopold, C., & Tonidandel, S. (2013). Integrity’s place in the character strengths of middle-level managers and top-level executives. Presented at the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX, April 11-13, 2013.

Sosik, J. J., Chun, J. U., Blair, A. L., & Fitzgerald, N. (2013). Possible selves in the lives of transformational faith community leaders. Presented as part of the symposium “Leadership and follower and organizational identities” (W. Zhu & H. He, Chairs) in the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology conference, Houston, TX, April 11-13, 2013.

Schriesheim, C. A., Yammarino, F. J., Sosik, J. J., Jung, D. I., & Lui, T. Y. (2012). The empirical level of analysis of MLQ Form 5X items. Presented as part of symposium The Future of Transformational Leadership Research: Conceptual and Methodological Developments (T. Keller-Hansbrough, Chair) at the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA, April 26-28, 2012.

Chun, J. U., Yun, N. Y., & Sosik, J. J. (2011). Mentor and protégé outcomes in formal mentoring relationships: A longitudinal study in Korea. Presented at the national meetings of the Academy of Management conference, San Antonio, TX, August 12-16, 2011.

Sosik, J. J., & Cameron, J. C. (2011). Character, virtue and authentic transformational leadership: A self-concept based model. Presented as part of A Conceptual and Empirical Exploration of Leader Virtues symposium (G. Wang & R. E. Hackett, Co-chairs), national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology conference, Chicago, IL, April 14-16, 2011.

Nam, D. I., Arthurs, J. D., Sosik, J. J., & Cullen, J. (2010). Measurement and structural invariance of entrepreneurial investment climate: A cross-cultural scale development. Presented at the national meetings of the Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA, November 20-23, 2010.

Sosik, J. J., Zhu, W., & Blair, A. L. (2010). I’ve got to be me: Felt-authenticity and demonstrating transformational leadership in faith communities. Presented as part of symposium (W. Zhu & J. J. Sosik, Chairs) New horizons in authentic leadership research and development: Theoretical, empirical and practical contributions in multiple contexts. At the national meetings of the Academy of Management 2010 conference, Montreal Canada.

Zhu, W., Avolio, B. J., Riggio, R., & Sosik, J. J. (2010). Transformational leadership and follower and group ethics: An integrative perspective.  Presented at the national meetings of the Academy of Management 2010 conference, Montreal Canada.

Gentry, W. A., & Sosik, J.J. (2010). The relationship between career-related mentoring behaviors and mentor promotability: A multisource study. Presented as part of symposium (W. A. Gentry & J. J. Sosik, Chairs) New Theoretical and Research Perspectives in Workplace Mentoring at the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2010 conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 8-10, 2010.

Sosik, J. J., Juzbasich, J., & Chun, J. U. (2010). Effects of moral reasoning and management level on ratings of charismatic leadership, in-role and extra-role performance of managers: A multisource examination. Presented as part of symposium (R. Lucius, Chair) Character: What is it Good For? At the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2010 conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 8-10, 2010.

Zhu, W., Riggio, R., Sosik, J. J., & Yang, B. (2010). The effect of transformational leadership on followers’ organizational identification: The role of psychological empowerment. Presented at the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2010 conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 8-10, 2010.

Sosik, J.J. (2008). That lucky old sun: Career lessons of a full professor. Invited presentation as part of Career Mapping III: Approaching the Academic Summit panel discussion (C. Hutchison, Chair). National meetings of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management, Orlando, FL, October 2008.

Sosik, J.J., Chun, J.U., Litzky, B.E., Bechtold, D., & Godshalk, V.M. (2008). Examining emotional intelligence and trust in formal mentoring dyads. Presented as part of symposium (J.D. Lock, Chair) Building successful mentorship programs: New research, lessons and best practices, National meetings of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2008, San Francisco, CA.

Berson, Y., & Sosik, J.J. (2007). The effects of humor on the relationship between leader influence and individual outcomes. National meetings of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, August 2007.

Chun, J.U., Yammarino, F.J., Dionne, S.D., Sosik, J.J., & Moon, H.K. (2007). Charismatic leadership at a distance: Evidence from Korea. National meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New York, April 2007.

Chun, J.U., Yammarino, F.J., Dionne, S.D., Sosik, J.J., & Moon, H.K. (2007). Influence processes across hierarchical levels: multiple levels-of-management and multiple levels-of-analysis perspectives. National meetings of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, August 2007.

Jung, D.I., Sosik, J.J., Chow, C., & Chen, G.M. (2007). Strategic leadership in context: Examining the effects of CEO transformational leadership on firm performance in China. National meetings of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, August 2007.

Sosik, J.J. (2007). Humor research and I/O psychology. Invited presentation as part of a roundtable on Humor Research in the Workplace (L. Finkelstein, Chair). National meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New York, April 2007.

Berson, Y., & Sosik, J.J. (2006). Humor, leadership, and organizational learning: A multiple source examination. Invited paper/presentation as part of a symposium on Leadership and Organizational Learning (D. Waldman, Chair). National meetings of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA, August 2006.

Sosik, J.J. (2006). Thought leadership of virtual teams. Invited discussion as part of a symposium entitled “Felt but not seen: Examining leader emergence, behaviors and performance in virtual teams” (C. Cogliser, Chair). National meetings of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA, August 2006.

Sosik, J.J., Jung, D.I., & Dinger, S.L. (2006). Values in authentic action: Examining the roots and rewards of altruistic leadership. National meetings of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA, August 2006.

Sosik, J.J., Jung, D.I., & Dinger, S.L. (2006). You’ve got to serve somebody: A cross-cultural goal hierarchy model of authentic altruistic leadership. Gallup Leadership Institute Summit, October 2006, Washington, DC.

Godshalk, V.M., & Sosik, J.J. (2005). Leadership and mentoring: Standing at the cross roads of theory, research and practice. Invited presentation as part of symposium on Creating New Visions of Mentoring: Building Bridges and Making Waves (B.R. Ragins, Chair). National meetings of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2005.

Jung, D.I., & Sosik, J.J. (2005). Who are the spellbinders?: Identifying personal attributes of charismatic leaders. National meetings of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2005.

Kahai, S.S., Avolio, B.J., & Sosik, J.J. (2005). Leadership, anonymity, and opinion change in electronic groups. Invited presentation as part of symposium on Formal and Shared Leadership of Virtual Teams (L. Hambley, Chair). National meetings of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, HA, August 2005.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (2005). Mentors’ social judgment and mentoring functions provided: The moderating role of self-awareness of transformational leadership. Invited presentation as part of symposium on mentoring submitted to the national meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles, CA, April 2005.

Berson, Y., & Sosik, J.J. (2004). Self-other agreement on charismatic leadership: Influence tactics and performance. National meetings of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology , April, 2004, Chicago , IL.

Jung, D.I., & Sosik, J.J. (2004). Strategy-focused leadership and organizational culture: Context in technology-driven organizations. Presentation as part of a symposium on strategic leadership in national meetings of Academy of Management, August, 2004, New Orleans, LA. 

Sosik, J.J. (2004). Strategic leadership in technology-driven organizations: Connecting people, processes and technology. Symposium developed and chaired at the national meetings of Academy of Management, August, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Sosik, J.J. (2004). Lifting followers to extraordinary heights: The role of leaders’ personal values in charismatic leadership. Paper presented at the national meetings of Academy of Management, August, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (2004). Effects of formality, gender and supervisory status in mentoring relationships. Invited presentation as part of a symposium on mentoring processes in national meetings of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology , April, 2004, Chicago, IL.

Sosik, J.J., Lee, D.Y., & Bouquillon, E.A. (2004). A survey study on mentoring relationship type and organizational context. National meetings of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2004 conference, Chicago, IL.

Godshalk, V.M., & Sosik, J.J. (2003). The role of learning goal orientation in mentor-protégé relationships. National meetings of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology , April 2003, Orlando, FLA.

Jung, D.I., & Sosik, J.J. (2003). Antecedents and consequences of self- and collective efficacy in work groups. Invited presentation as part of symposium on collective efficacy and team performance in Academy of Management national conference, August 2003, Seattle, WA.

Sosik, J.J., Godshalk, V.M., & Yammarino, F.J. (2003). Examining mentor-protégé relationships from multiple levels of analysis. Invited symposium presentation for Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2003, Orlando, FLA.

Jung, D.I., & Sosik, J.J. (2002). Transformational leadership through empowerment, cohesiveness, and collective-efficacy. National meetings of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April, 2002, Toronto, Canada.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (2002). The role of self-other rating agreement on mentors' developmental behavior. Invited presentation as part of a symposium on mentoring processes to national meetings of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April, 2002, Toronto, Canada.

Sosik, J.J., & Jung, D.I. (2002). Self-other agreement on charismatic leadership, impression management, and performance. National meetings of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April, 2002, Toronto, Canada.

Godshalk, V.M., & Sosik, J.J. (2001). Learning and performance goal orientation in mentoring: Development and test of a dyadic model. National meeting of the Academy of Management conference, August 2001, Washington, DC.

Sosik, J.J., & Lee, D.L. (2001). Mentoring in organizations: A social judgment perspective. National meetings of the Academy of Management conference, August 2001, Washington, DC.

Sosik, J.J. (2001). Strategic leadership: A wild ride into the new frontier. Bernard M. Bass Festschrift at the Center for Leadership Studies, June 2001, Binghamton, NY.

Oz, E., & Sosik, J.J. (2000). Why information system projects are abandoned: A leadership and communication theory and exploratory study. Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences 2000 conference, San Antonio, TX.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (1999). He says, she says: Gender differences in mentoring relationships. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 1999 conference, Atlanta, GA.

Sosik, J.J. (1999). Face dances: A theoretical consideration of aspects of leader self-system, impression management tactics, and charisma. National meetings of the Academy of Management conference, Chicago, IL.

Godshalk, V.M., & Sosik, J.J. (1998). Does mentor-protégé agreement on leadership style influence quality of mentoring relationship? Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 1998 conference, Dallas, TX.

Jung, D.I., & Sosik, J.J. (1998). Understanding group potency and collective efficacy: Measurement, level of analysis, and performance feedback. National meetings of Academy of Management conference, 1998 conference, San Diego, CA.

Sosik, J.J. (1998). Substance + form: Self-monitoring, purpose-in-life, and charismatic leadership. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 1998 conference, Dallas, TX.

Sosik, J.J., Potosky, D., Jung, D.I., & Berson, Y. (1998). Do you see what I see: Leadership styles, public self-consciousness, and manager performance. National meetings of Academy of Management conference, 1998 conference, San Diego, CA.

Kahai, S.S., Sosik, J.J., & Avolio, B.J. (1997). Effects of anonymity, rewards, and leadership style in an EMS context. National meetings of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Sosik, J.J., & Godshalk, V.M. (1997). An empirical investigation of linkages among leadership style, mentoring relationships, and job-related stress. National meetings of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Avolio, B.J., Howell, J.M., & Sosik, J.J. (1996). A funny thing happened on the way to the bottom line. Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, 1996 Conference, San Diego, CA.

Godshalk, V.M., & Sosik, J.J. (1996). Managing distressed employees through leadership style and mentoring relationships. National meetings of the Academy of Management, August 1996, Cincinnati, OH.

Jung, D.I., Avolio, B.J., Murry, B.D., Sivasubramaniam, N., & Sosik, J.J. (1996). Leadership in work groups: An empirical investigation of leadership style, collective efficacy, collective identity, and group performance. National meetings of the Academy of Management, August 1996, Cincinnati, OH.

Sosik, J.J., Avolio, B.J., Kahai, S.S., & Jung, D.I. (1996). Effects of transformational and transactional leadership style, anonymity, and group type on group potency and effectiveness in GDSS environment. National meetings of the Academy of Management, August 1996, Cincinnati, OH.

Sosik, J.J., Kahai, S.S., Avolio, B.J., & Jung, D.I. (1996). Leadership style and group creativity: Influencing process and outcome. Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, 1996 Conference, San Diego, CA.

Kahai, S.S., Sosik, J.J., & Avolio, B.J. (1995). The impact of leadership and task structure on interaction and outcomes in an electronic meeting system environment. National meetings of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.

Sosik, J.J., Kahai, S.S., Avolio, B.J., & Jung, D.I. (1995). Transformational and transactional leadership in an electronic meeting system environment. Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, 1995 Conference, Orlando.

Sosik, J.J., Kahai, S.S., & Avolio, B.J. (1994). Impact of leadership in a group decision support system environment. Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, 1994 Conference, Nashville, TN.

Sosik, J.J., & Wilson-Dionne, S.D. (1994). Deming's total quality leadership: Assessing the appropriateness of a single leadership style. National meetings of the Academy of Management Conference, 1994 Conference, Dallas, TX.

Non-Refereed Journal Articles

Sosik, J.J. (1991). Managers' performance can be subject to auditing. Northeast Business Journal, June 1991.

Sosik, J.J. (1990). Communications is key in formulating budgets. Northeast Business Journal, October 1990.