Shannon Taylor, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Management
Shannon Taylor, Ph.D.
Dr. Taylor is an associate professor and Ph.D. program coordinator in the management department at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. His research examines rude, abusive and unethical behaviors of employees and leaders. His work has appeared in journals in business and applied psychology and has been featured by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fox News and NPR. He also serves as research director at Knowtro Inc.
Area of Expertise
• Ethical and Unethical/Abusive Leadership
• Uncivil and Counterproductive Work Behaviors
• Time and Temporal Dynamics
In the News
Yahoo.com: There’s a Scientific Way to Leave Work Frustrations at the OfficeIf you leave the office in a foul mood, a stop at the gym may tame your temper — and save your relationship. Research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology states that people who are belittled or insulted by a supervisor at work are likely to mistreat those they are living with. That’s because they’re too wiped out to regulate their behavior.
Sciences Newsline Psychology: Study Shows Exercise, Sleep Are Key to Keeping Employees from Bringing Home Work FrustrationsA brisk walk or a long swim may be the key to preventing a bad day at the office from spilling over into the home. A study published this month in the Journal of Applied Psychology tracked participants' sleep patterns and daytime physical movements found employees who recorded an average of more than 10,900 steps each day were less likely to perpetuate abuse at home than those recording fewer than 7,000.
Research and Publications
A Self-Regulatory Perspective of Work-to-Home Undermining Spillover/Crossover: Examining the Roles of Sleep and ExerciseShannon Taylor, Ph.D., and a research team demonstrate that undermining experienced from supervisors increased employees' subjective (i.e., self-reported) but not objective (i.e., actigraph-recorded) sleep difficulties, which, in turn, increased the frequency with which individuals engaged in undermining at home (as reported by cohabitants).