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Jeffery Thompson

Professor and David Sorensen-Professorship,
Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics

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  • PhD, Organizational Behavior, University of Minnesota, 1999
  • MBA, Organizational Behavior, Brigham Young University, 1993

Selected Publications

  • "The Zookeeper's Secret: Finding Your Calling in Life", Page 200, Covenant Communications, American Fork, UT, 2018
  • "Research Companion to Behavioral Ethics in Organizations: Constructs and Measures", Page 420, Edward Elgar Publishing Inc, Cheltenham, 2014
  • "Productivity and prestige in business ethics research: A report and commentary on the state of the field", Business & Society, Volume 50, Pages 580-606, 2011
  • "Business ethics journal rankings as perceived by business ethics scholars", Journal of Business Ethics, Edition 2, Volume 95, Pages 227-237, Springer, 2010
  • "Untangling Employee Loyalty: A Psychological Contract Perspective", Business Ethics Quarterly, Volume 17, Pages 297-323, Society for Business Ethics, 2007


Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Director, Romney Institute of Public Management, Brigham Young University, 2014–0


  • Associate Professor, Brigham Young University, 2009–0
  • Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, 2003–2009
  • Assistant Professor, Miami University, 1999–2003


  • Outstanding Publication in Positive Organizational Scholarship, Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, University of Michigan, 2011
  • Owens Award, Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, 2011
  • Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior, Academy of Management, OB Division, 2010
  • Outstanding Scholarship Award, Marriott School of Management, 2009
  • Teacher of the Year, Romney Institute of Public Management, 2007
  • Stephen White Fellowship, Marriott School of Management, 2005


  • Japanese

Professional Citizenship

  • International Association of Business & Society, Officer, 2006–2015