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Amy E. Colbert is a professor in the Department of Management and Organizations at the University of Iowa. Colbert’s research examines the role of personality and individual differences in shaping leadership, performance, and other organizationally relevant outcomes.

Early Life and Educational Background

Colbert was born on January 3, 1972, in Louisiana, Missouri, USA. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and mathematics from Culver-Stockton College in 1995 and her master’s degree in decision sciences from Saint Louis University in 1999. She earned her Ph.D. in organizational behavior and human resource management from the University of Iowa in 2004. Her dissertation research, co-chaired by Tim Judge and Amy Kristof-Brown, examined leader-follower value congruence as a mediator of the effects of transformational leadership.

Professional Career

Colbert served as an assistant professor in the Department of Management at the University of Notre Dame from 2004 to 2007. Since...

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  • Bono, J. E., & Colbert, A. E. (2005). Understanding responses to multi-source feedback: The role of core self-evaluations. Personnel Psychology, 58, 171–203.

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  • Choi, D., Oh, I.-S., & Colbert, A. E. (2015). Understanding organizational commitment: A meta-analytic examination of the roles of the Five-Factor Model of personality and culture. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 1542–1567.

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  • Colbert, A. E., & Witt, L. A. (2009). The role of goal-focused leadership in enabling the expression of conscientiousness. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 790–796.

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  • Colbert, A. E., Mount, M. K., Harter, J. K., Witt, L. A., & Barrick, M. R. (2004). Interactive effects of personality and perceptions of the work situation on workplace deviance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89, 599–609.

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  • Colbert, A. E., Judge, T. A., Choi, D., & Wang, G. (2012). Assessing the trait theory of leadership using self and observer ratings of personality: The mediating role of contributions to group success. The Leadership Quarterly, 23, 670–685.

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  • Colbert, A. E., Barrick, M. R., & Bradley, B. H. (2014). Personality and leadership composition in top management teams: Implications for organizational effectiveness. Personnel Psychology, 67, 351–387.

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  • Judge, T. A., Bono, J. E., Ilies, R., & Gerhardt, M. W. (2002). Personality and leadership: A qualitative and quantitative review. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87, 765–780.

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  • Judge, T. A., Colbert, A. E., & Ilies, R. (2004). Intelligence and leadership: A quantitative review and test of theoretical propositions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89, 542–552.

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  • Kerr, S., & Jermier, J. M. (1978). Substitutes for leadership: Their meaning and measurement. Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, 22, 375–403.

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  • Tett, R. P., & Guterman, H. A. (2000). Situation trait relevance, trait expression, and cross-situational consistency: Testing a principle of trait activation. Journal of Research in Personality, 34, 397–423.

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Colbert, A. (2020). Colbert, Amy E.. In: Zeigler-Hill, V., Shackelford, T.K. (eds) Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24612-3_144

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