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Brandon Smit

Assistant Professor of Business Administration & Management
Hayes Hall 255-E
(765) 973-8234


  • Ph.D., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Saint Louis University
  • M.S., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Saint Louis University
  • B.A., Psychology, Saint Louis University

Current Teaching Interests

  • Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management

Current Research Interests

  • Pay Secrecy, Work-Life Balance, Psychological Detachment, Self-Regulation

Selected Recent Publications

  • Smit, B. W., Maloney, P. W., Maertz, C. P., & Montag-Smit, T. (In Press). Out of sight, out of mind? How and when cognitive role transition episodes influence employee performance. Human Relations. doi: 10.1177/0018726716636204
  • Smit, B. W. & Barber, L. K. (In Press). Psychologically detaching despite high workloads: The role of attentional processes. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. doi: 10.1037/ocp0000019
  • Smit, B. W. (2016). Successfully leaving work at work: The self-regulatory underpinnings of psychological detachment. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 89, 493-514. doi: 10.1111/joop.12137
  • Smit, B. W., Ryan, L. C. & Nelson, C. A. (2016). Does job autonomy increase or decrease negative emotional displays from service workers? A test of competing hypotheses. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 15, 134-138. doi: 10.1027/1866-5888/a000163
  • Barber, L. K., & Smit, B. W. (2014). Using the networked fire chief for ego-depletion research: Measuring dynamic decision-making effort and performance. The Journal of Social Psychology, 5, 379-383. doi: 10.1080/00224545.2014.933161
  • Barber, L. K., Smit, B. W., & Shoss, M. K. (2013). The Case of the Mondays: Examining Workplace Rumors about Stress. In D. Svyantek and K. Mahoney (Eds.), Received Wisdom, Kernels of Truth, and Boundary Conditions in Organizational Studies. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

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