Maureen Ambrose, Ph.D.

Gordon J. Barnett Professor of Business Ethics (Management)

Maureen Ambrose, Ph.D.

Biography

Maureen L. Ambrose is the Gordon J. Barnett Professor of Business Ethics in the College of Business at the University of Central Florida. She received her Ph.D. in 1986 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Central Florida, she served on the faculty at the University of Iowa and the University of Colorado at Boulder and, where she was Director of Research for the College of Business. She has also been a visiting scholar at the Instituto d’Empressa in Madrid and the UniversitĂ© de Toulouse in France. Her research interests include organizational fairness, ethics, and workplace deviance. Her work has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes and Administrative Sciences Quarterly. She is Fellow of the Academy of Management and the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is a member of the Society for Organizational Behavior and has served on the Executive Committee for the Society since 2007. She recently completed a five year term in the Division Chair track for the Organizational Behavior Division, with over 5000 members, the largest division of the Academy of Management. She previously served as Representative-at-Large for the Organizational Behavior Division and as a member of the Academy of Management Ethics Education Committee. Other professional service includes serving as Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Journal, guest editor for Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and membership on the editorial boards for the Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management Review Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Managerial Issues, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

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Research and Publications

  • Better than ever? Employee reactions to ethical failures in organizations, and the ethical recovery paradox
      Maureen Ambrose, Ph.D. This research examines organizational attempts to recover internally from ethical failures witnessed by employees. Drawing on research on service failure recovery, relationship repair, and behavioral ethics, we investigate how witnessing unethical acts in an organization impacts employees and their relationship with their organization. In two studies—one in the lab and one…
  • Two images of workplace sabotage
    Insidious Workplace Behavior
  • Individual moral development and ethical climate: The influence of P-O fit on job attitudes
    Journal of Business Ethics

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11/27/2013