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Professor Steven Grover

BA(Mich) MPhil PhD(Columbia)Steven_Grover_image

Head of Department

Room: OBS 613
Tel: +64 3 479 8542
Fax: +64 3 479 8173
Email: steven.grover@otago.ac.nz

Professor Steven Grover researches behavioural ethics and interpersonal treatment in the workplace. His current research investigates the dynamic nature of trust and respect between leaders and followers, considering how they ebb and flow across time. This work has appeared in top international journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Human Relations, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organization Science. He actively recruits talented PhD students to join the research trust and respect research team. After earning a PhD from Columbia University, he held assistant and associate professor positions at Indiana University and Georgia State University, and he is now a citizen of both the United States and New Zealand. His research network extends to colleagues in the U.S.A. and Europe, where he has held visiting appointments at EMLyon (France), Université de Toulouse, Hanken (Helsinki), Helsinki School of Economics, and Jean Moulin University (Lyon 3). He has served as Deputy Dean of the Otago Business School, Head of the Department of Management, and elected board member of the European Group on Organization Studies. He also serves on several international editorial review boards, including Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Organizational Behaviour, and he is the associate editor of European Management Journal.

Research interests

Steven's research interests are:

  • Honesty and dishonesty in the workplace
  • Human resource policy influences on work and family

Teaching

Steven’s teaching responsibilities include:

Current supervision

Steven is currently supervising the following students:

PhD

Somiyah Bahmannia - Examining the interaction between authentic leadership and team innovation ambidexterity. (Supervisors: Steven Grover, Annie Zhang) - under examination

Wan Noraini Wan Mansor -The Settling-in Experience of International PhD Students’ Trailing Partners within New Zealand (Supervisors: Steven Grover, Paula O'Kane) - under examination

MCom

Mubshra Sattar - Ethical Leadership, Employee Well-being and Life Happiness- Does Ethical Leadership Create Happy Workers? (Supervisors: Steven Grover, Diane Ruwhiu)

 

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Publications

Grover, S. L., Teo, S. T. T., Pick, D., Roche, M., & Newton, C. J. (2018). Psychological capital as a personal resource in the JD-R model. Personnel Review, 47(4), 968-984. doi: 10.1108/PR-08-2016-0213

Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Grover, S., & Nguyen, N. P. (2017). Laissez-faire leadership behaviors in public sector in Vietnam. In N. Muenjohn & A. McMurray (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of leadership in transforming Asia. (pp. 397-415). London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1057/978-1-137-57940-9_22

Grover, S. L., Abid-Dupont, M.-A., Manville, C., & Hasel, M. C. (2017). Repairing broken trust between leaders and followers: How violation characteristics temper apologies. Journal of Business Ethics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10551-017-3509-3

Hasel, M. C., & Grover, S. L. (2017). An integrative model of trust and leadership. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 38(6), 849-867. doi: 10.1108/LODJ-12-2015-0293

Nguyen, D. T. N., Teo, S. T. T., Grover, S. L., & Nguyen, N. P. (2017). Psychological safety climate and workplace bullying in Vietnam’s public sector. Public Management Review, 19(10), 1415-1436. doi: 10.1080/14719037.2016.1272712

Edited Book - Research

Grover, S. L., Nadisic, T., & Patient, D. L. (Eds.). (2014). Perspectives on ethical leadership. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 136p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Grover, S., & Nguyen, N. P. (2017). Laissez-faire leadership behaviors in public sector in Vietnam. In N. Muenjohn & A. McMurray (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of leadership in transforming Asia. (pp. 397-415). London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1057/978-1-137-57940-9_22

Moorman, R., Brower, H. H., & Grover, S. (2016). Organizational citizenship behavior and trust: The double reinforcing spiral. In P. Podsakoff, S. B. Mackenzie & N. P. Podsakoff (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of organizational citizenship behavior. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190219000.013.20

Grover, S. L., Nadisic, T., & Patient, D. L. (2014). Bringing together different perspectives on ethical leadership. In S. L. Grover, T. Nadisic & D. L. Patient (Eds.), Perspectives on ethical leadership. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Grover, S. L. (2010). Lying to bosses, subordinates, peers, and the outside world: Motivations and consequences. In J. Greenberg (Ed.), Insidious workplace behavior. (pp. 207-235). New York: Routledge.

Grover, S. L., & Moorman, R. (2009). Challenges to leader integrity. In C. Garsten & T. Hernes (Eds.), Ethical dilemmas in management. (pp. 53-63). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Gibbons, D. E., & Grover, S. L. (2006). Network factors in leader-member relationship. In G. B. Graen & J. A. Graen (Eds.), Sharing network leadership. (pp. 63-93). Charlotte, NC: IAP.

Grover, S. L. (2005). The difficulties of telling the truth at work. In R. E. Kidwell & C. L. Martin (Eds.), Managing organizational deviance. (pp. 157-172). Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications.

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Journal - Research Article

Grover, S. L., Teo, S. T. T., Pick, D., Roche, M., & Newton, C. J. (2018). Psychological capital as a personal resource in the JD-R model. Personnel Review, 47(4), 968-984. doi: 10.1108/PR-08-2016-0213

Grover, S. L., Abid-Dupont, M.-A., Manville, C., & Hasel, M. C. (2017). Repairing broken trust between leaders and followers: How violation characteristics temper apologies. Journal of Business Ethics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10551-017-3509-3

Nguyen, D. T. N., Teo, S. T. T., Grover, S. L., & Nguyen, N. P. (2017). Psychological safety climate and workplace bullying in Vietnam’s public sector. Public Management Review, 19(10), 1415-1436. doi: 10.1080/14719037.2016.1272712

Hasel, M. C., & Grover, S. L. (2017). An integrative model of trust and leadership. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 38(6), 849-867. doi: 10.1108/LODJ-12-2015-0293

Grover, S. L., Teo, S. T. T., Pick, D., & Roche, M. (2017). Mindfulness as a personal resource to reduce work stress in the job demands-resources model. Stress and Health, 33(4), 426-436. doi: 10.1002/smi.2726

Grover, S. L., & Hasel, M. C. (2015). How leaders recover (or not) from publicized sex scandals. Journal of Business Ethics, 129, 177-194. doi: 10.1007/s10551-014-2146-3

Grover, S. L. (2014). Moral identity as a lens for interpreting honesty of indirect leaders. Journal of Change Management, 14(1), 48-65. doi: 10.1080/14697017.2013.790836

Grover, S. L., Hasel, M. C., Manville, C., & Serrano-Archimi, C. (2014). Follower reactions to leader trust violations: A grounded theory of violation types, likelihood of recovery, and recovery process. European Management Journal, 32(5), 689-702. doi: 10.1016/j.emj.2014.01.002

Grover, S. L. (2014). Fair workplace regulation of internet usage. Asia Pacific Management Review, 19(1), 99-115. doi: 10.6126/APMR.2014.19.1.06

Grover, S. L. (2014). Unraveling respect in organization studies. Human Relations, 67(1), 27-51. doi: 10.1177/0018726713484944

Grover, S. L., & Coppins, A. (2012). The intersection of justice and leadership: Testing a moderation model of contingent reward and interpersonal fairness. European Management Journal, 30(6), 490-498. doi: 10.1016/j.emj.2012.03.003

Grover, S. L., Nadisic, T., & Patient, D. L. (2012). Bringing together different perspectives on ethical leadership. Journal of Change Management, 12(4), 377-381. doi: 10.1080/14697017.2012.728742

Moorman, R. H., & Grover, S. (2009). Why does leader integrity matter to followers? An uncertainty management-based explanation. International Journal of Leadership Studies, 5(2), 102-114.

Grover, S. L., & Enz, C. A. (2005). The influence of company rules, ethical climate, and individual characteristics on sales representative′s honesty. Journal of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Management, 11(2), 27-36.

Grover, S. L. (2005). The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth: The causes and management of workplace lying. Academy of Management Executive, 19(2), 148-157. Retrieved from http://aom.pace.edu/ame/

Grover, S. L., & Hui, C. (2005). How job pressures and extrinsic rewards affect lying behavior. International Journal of Conflict Management, 16(3), 424-437.

Aquino, K., Grover, S. L., Goldman, B., & Folger, R. (2003). When push doesn't come to shove: Interpersonal forgiveness in workplace relationships. Journal of Management Inquiry, 12(3), 209-216.

Bommer, W. H., Miles, E. W., & Grover, S. L. (2003). Does one good turn deserve another? Coworker influences on employee citizenship. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24, 181-196.

Aquino, K. F., Grover, S. L., Bradfield, M., & Allen, D. G. (1999). The effects of negative affectivity, hierarchical status, and self-determination on workplace victimization. Academy of Management Journal, 42, 260-272.

Brockner, J., Heuer, L., Siegal, P. A., Wisenfeld, B., Martin, C., Grover, S. L., … Bjorgvinsson, S. (1998). The moderating effects of self-esteem in reaction to voice: Converging evidence from five studies. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 75, 394-407.

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Journal - Research Other

Graso, M., & Grover, S. L. (2017). Organizational justice comes of age [Review of the book Oxford handbook of justice in the workplace]. Social Justice Research, 30(2), 181-190. doi: 10.1007/s11211-017-0282-5

Grover, S. L., & Moorman, R. H. (2007). Grasping the meaning and interpretation of integrity in business leadership. European Management Journal, 25(3), 167-170. doi: 10.1016/j.emj.2007.04.002

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Grover, S. L. (2008). [Review of the book From hire to liar]. Journal of Labor Research, 29(3), 300-302.

Grover, S. L. (2005). Trust and distrust in organizations: Dilemmas and approaches. Personnel Review, 34(4), 507-509.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Wan Mansor, W. N., Grover, S. L., & O'Kane, P. (2014). Voices of the neglected society: Do they need to be entertained or ignored? In C. Higgins, J. R. Hendry & C. V. VanSandt (Eds.), Proceedings of the 25th International Association for Business and Society (IABS) Annual Conference: Reclaiming the Societal Dimension. (pp. 167-178). IABS. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Zhang, J. A., Bahmannia, S., & Grover, S. (2017). Authentic leadership and team innovation ambidexterity: The mediating role of team inclusive climate. Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM). 11981. Retrieved from http://aom.org/

Nguyen, D. T. N., Teo, S., Grover, S., & Nguyen, P. (2016). Psychological safety climate and workplace bullying in Vietnam’s public sector. Proceedings of the 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Innovating for Sustainable and Just Futures. Retrieved from http://anzam2016.com/

Lux, A. A., Grover, S., & Teo, S. (2016). A cross-cultural theory of authentic leadership. Proceedings of the 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Innovating for Sustainable and Just Futures. Retrieved from http://anzam2016.com/

Bahmannia, S., Grover, S., & Zhang, J. A. (2016). How does authentic leadership encourage team innovation ambidexterity? Proceedings of the 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Innovating for Sustainable and Just Futures. Retrieved from http://anzam2016.com/

Kent, S., Houghton, L., & Grover, S. (2016). OMG! Are you serious? The downward spiral of the water-cooler effect and the wicked problems it creates within the workplace context. Proceedings of the 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Innovating for Sustainable and Just Futures. Retrieved from http://anzam2016.com/

Grover, S. L., & Hui, C. (2005). How job pressures and extrinsic rewards affect lying behavior. Proceedings of the International Association for Conflict Management 18th Annual Conference. (pp. 112). [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grover, S. (2017, December). The consequences and mechanisms of respect: How respect affects motivations and continuance. Verbal presentation at the 31st Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Creative Disruption: Managing in a Digital Age, Melbourne, Australia.

Lux, A., & Grover, S. (2016, August). Development and validation of the cultural cognition scale (CCS). Verbal presentation at the 76th Meeting of the Academy of Management: Making Organizations Meaningful, Anaheim, USA.

Grover, S., Erez, M., Richardson, J., & Heslin, P. A. (2016, August). Planning and making the most of an international sabbatical. Workshop presentation at the 76th Meeting of the Academy of Management: Making Organizations Meaningful, Anaheim, USA.

Moorman, R., Brower, H. H., & Grover, S. (2016, August). Organizational citizenship behavior and trust: The double reinforcing spiral. Verbal presentation at the 76th Meeting of the Academy of Management: Making Organizations Meaningful, Anaheim, USA.

Nguyen, D., Teo, S., Grover, S., & Nguyen, N. (2015, December). Laissez-faire leadership behaviours in the public sector in Vietnam. Verbal presentation at the 29th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Management for Peak Performance, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Lux, A., Grover, S., O'Kane, P., & Walton, S. (2015, December). Dear optimists, what happened to missing flight MH370? Verbal presentation at the 29th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Management for Peak Performance, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Grover, S., & Hasel, M. (2013, August). Sex and power: How political leaders recover from sex scandals. Verbal presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting: Capitalism in Question, Orlanda, USA.

Grover, S. (2013, August). Unraveling the concept of respect in organizational behavior and modeling how it affects individuals. Verbal presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting: Capitalism in Question, Orlanda, USA.

Grover, S., & Hasel, M. (2012, August). Maintaining leader-follower relationships in the aftermath of trust violations. Verbal presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting: The Informal Economy, Boston, USA.

Grover, S. (2011, August). Individual moral identity as a moderator of reactions to leader dishonesty. Verbal presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management: West meets East: Enlightening, Balancing, and Transcending, San Antonio, USA.

Grover, S. L., & Hunt, T. (2005, June). The effect of honesty on trust in and satisfaction with the leader-subordinate relationship. Verbal presentation at the 21st EGOS Colloquium, Berlin, Germany.

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