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Merideth Thompson

Merideth Thompson

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor

Department(s):
  • Dean's Office
  • Management Department

Contact Information

Office Location:
Huntsman Hall 484
DialPhone: 435.797.3984
SendEmail: merideth.thompson@usu.edu


Educational Background

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2007
MBA, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2002
B.S., Howard Payne University, Brownwood, TX, 1995

Biography

Dr. Merideth Thompson is an Associate Professor in the Management Department of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University.

She focuses her research on two main areas: bad employee behavior and the work-family interface. She is particularly interested in how abusive supervision and workplace incivility cross over to affect an employee’s family experiences. Thompson’s current research also investigates the impact of toxic workplaces on employee health and healthcare costs.

Thompson's research been published in numerous journals including the Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior.

She has been interviewed and quoted by ABC News, Fox News, the Daly Wrap on Wall Street Journal Radio, Boston Globe, Business Insider, Business News Daily, Business Week, CBS News Interactive, Business Network, CNBC.com, USA Today, US News & World Report (online), Village Voice, Financial Post, Harvard Business Review and MSNBC, among others.

Dr. Thompson earned her Ph.D. in Organization Studies from Vanderbilt University. She teaches the Introduction to Human Resources and Negotiation courses. Prior to coming to the Huntsman School, she taught negotiation at Baylor University.

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Related Huntsman News Articles

Teaching & Research (The Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2015)
Master Class - Negotiation is the key to success (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2014)
Flexing Work Boundaries: The Spillover and Crossover of Workplace Support (Personnel Psychology)                     Happiness: The Key to Reducing Turnover (The Huntsman Post - August 2014)
Toxic Work Environments (Huntsman Alumni Magazine Spring 2014)
Merideth Ferguson to Serve on Editorial Board for Leadership Quarterly (The Huntsman Post - September 2013)


Videos

3 surprising myths about the benefits of your mobile device - TEDxUSU

 

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Thompson, M., Carlson, D., Hoobler, J., (2017). Spillover and Crossover of Workplace Aggression: Research and Theory of Workplace Aggression. Cambridge University Press

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Curriculum

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Crawford, W., Thompson, M.J, Ashforth, B.E, Work-life events theory: Making sense of shock events in dual-earner couples.. Academy of Management Review
        • Carlson, D., Thompson, M., Crawford, W., Boswell, W., Whitten, D., Your job is messing with mine! Mwork's impact on the spouse's work life. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
        • Zivnuska, S., Thompson, M., Carlson, D., Kacmar, K., (2016). Mindfulness at work: Impact on resources and outcomes. Career Development International
        • Thompson, M., We all seek revenge: Incivility, personality and reactions to incivility. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management
        • Thompson, M., Carlson, D., Boswell, W., Whitten, D., Butts, M., Kacmar, M., (2016). Tethered to work: A family systems approach linking mobile device use to turnover intentions. Journal of Applied Psychology
        • Thompson, M., Carlson, D., Kacmar, K., Halbesleben, J., (2015). The Supportive Spouse at Work: Does Being Work-Linked Help?. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
        • Carlson, D., Thompson, M., Kacmar, K., Boundary management tactics: An examination of the alignment with preferences in the work and family domains. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management
        • Carlson, D., Kacmar, K., Zivnuska, S., Thompson, M., (2014). Do the benefits of family-to-work transitions come at too great a cost?. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
        • Thompson, M., (2014). Flexing work boundaries: The spillover and crossover of workplace support.. Personnel Psychology
        • Kacmar, K., Crawford, W.S, Carlson, D.S, Thompson, M., Whitten, D., (2014). A Short and Valid Measure of Work-Family Enrichment . Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 32-45.
        • Professional Journal

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Technical Reports

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  * Has not been peer reviewed

                  Scheduled Teaching

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2018

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2018

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2017

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2017

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2017

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2017

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2016

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2016

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2016

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2016

                  MGT 6500 - Managing Individuals and Groups, Fall 2015

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2015

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2015

                  HONR 4900 - Senior Thesis/Project, Fall 2015

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2015

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2015

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2014

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2014

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2014

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2014

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2013

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2013

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Fall 2013

                  MGT 3250 - Introduction to HR Management, Spring 2013

                  MGT 3250 - Introduction to Human Resource Management, Spring 2013

                  MGT 4600 - Negotiations, Spring 2013

                  MGT 3250 - Introduction to Human Resource Management, Fall 2012

                  MGT 3250 - Introduction to Human Resource Management, Fall 2012