Laura M Little
Institute for Leadership Advancement | Department of Management

Synovus Director of the Institute for Leadership Advancement and Associate Professor

Office
A114B Moore-Rooker Hall
610 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA, 30602
Phone Numbers
Work706-542-9770
Email Address
Documents
Vita

Education

PhD, Organizational Behavior, Oklahoma State University, 2007

MBA, Business, University of Texas, 2001

BA, Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 1996

Prior Professional Positions

Oklahoma State University, Management, Visiting Professor, 2006 to 2008

Bearing Point, Telecommunications, Consultant, 2001 to 2003

Nokia, Internet Communications, Project Manager, 2000 to 2001

Awards

Best Paper Award 2016, Academy of Management Journal, 2016

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, OB Division, 2014

Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2014

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2012

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2011

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, OB Division, 2011

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, OB Division, 2007

Service

Southern Management Association, Board Member, 2012 – present, Professional

Research Interests

  • Emotion Regulation
  • Self Regulation

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

 

Book Chapters

  • Quick, J.C., Cooper, C., Gibbs, P.C., Little, L.M., & Nelson, D. 2010.Positive Organizational Behavior at WorkInternational Review Of Industrial And Organizational Psychology, (25):253-292
  • Quick, J.C., Little, L.M., & Nelson, D.L. 2009Positive emotions, attitudes, and health: motivated, engaged, focusedThe Oxford Handbook Of Organizational Well Being.
  • Nelson, D.L., Little, L.M., & Frazier, L. 2008Employee Well Being: The Heart of Positive Organizational BehaviorEmployee Well Being Support: A Workplace Resource:51-60
  • Little, L.M., Gooty, J., & Nelson, D.L. 2007Positive Psychological Capital: Has Positivity Clouded Measurement Rigor?Positive Organizational Behavior: Accentuating The Positive At W:191-209.

Editorial Appointments

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 2012 - present

Editorial Board Member, Personnel Psychology, 2017 - present

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2008 - 2017

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