Mary Laird PhD

Associate Professor of Management Collins College of Business
Management and Marketing
Helmerich Hall 303A 918-631-3205


Mary Dana Laird has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Career Development International, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Managerial Psychology, and Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. She also is a member of the Academy of Management, Society for Human Resource Management, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and Southern Management Association. Prior to completing her PhD at Florida State University, Laird earned a M.S. in human resource management from Texas A&M University and worked in nonprofit and corporate human resource departments.

Ph.D., Florida State University
M.S., Texas A&M University
B.A., Southwestern University

The effects of individual differences on stressor-strain relationships.

Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Principles of Management.

The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Journal Articles

Zinko, Robert , William Gentry, and Mary Dana Laird. “A Development of the Dimensions of Personal Reputation in Organizations.” Ed. Peter Stokes. International Journal of Organizational Analysis 24.4 (2016): n. pag. Print.

Laird, Mary, N.P. Harvey, and J. Lancaster. “Accountability, Entitlement, Tenure, and Job Satisfaction in Generation Y.” Journal of Managerial Psychology 30.1 (2015): 87–100. Print.

Laird, Mary et al. “Performance and Political Skill in Personal Reputation Assessments.” Journal of Managerial Psychology 28 (2013): 661–676. Print.

Laird, Mary, James Zboja, and G.R. Ferris. “Partial Mediation of the Political Skill-Reputation Relationship.” Career Development International 17 (2012): 557–582. Print.

Laird, Mary et al. “Non-Linear Politics Perceptions-Work Outcomes Relationships: A Three-Study, Five-Sample Investigation.” Journal of Management 36 (2010): 740–763. Print.

Laird, Mary et al. “The Moderating Effects of Personal Reputation on Accountability-Strain Relationships.” Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 14 (2009): 70–83. Print.

Laird, Mary, W.A. Hochwarter, and R.L. Brouer. “Board up the Windows: The Interactive Effects of Hurricane-Induced Job Stress and Perceived Resources on Work Outcomes.” Journal of Management 34 (2008): 263–289. Print.

Laird, Mary et al. “Job Title Inflation.” Human Resource Management Review, 18 (2008): 19–27. Print.

Laird, Mary, and V.G. Gallagher. “The Interaction of Political Skill and Political Decision-Making on Job Satisfaction.” Journal of Applied Social Psychology 38 (2008): 2336–2360. Print.

Laird, Mary et al. “Human Resources Reputation and Effectiveness.” Human Resource Management Review 17 (2007): 117–130. Print.

Zboja, James J., Mary Dana Laird, and F. Adrien Bouchet, “The Moderating Role of Consumer Entitlement on the Relationship of Value with Customer Satisfaction,” Journal of Consumer Behaviour (impact factor: 1.022), 15 (3), 216-224.

Bouchet, Adrien et al. “Effects of Increased Commitment on Reputation and Status: Evidence from NCAA Division I Universities.” Sports Management Review (2017): n. pag. Print.

Paul, Jeffrey, and Mary Laird. “Autism at Work: Calvin's Journey of Living and Working with Autism.” Journal of Business and Management (2017): n. pag. Print.

Book Chapters

Laird, Mary et al. “A Multi-Level Conceptualization of Organizational Politics.” Handbook of Organizational Behavior . Ed. C.L. Cooper and K.Barling. Sage Publications, 2008. 353–371. Print.

Laird, Mary et al. “Toward a Theory of Reputation in Organizations.” Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management . Ed. J.J. Martocchio. Vol. 26. JAI Press/Elsevier Science Ltd, 2007. 129–209. Print.

Laird, Mary et al. “The Strain-Related Reactions to Perceptions of Organizational Politics as a Workplace Stressor: Political Skill as a Neutralizer.” Handbook of Organizational Politics. Ed. E. Vigoda-Gadot and A. Drory. Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc, 2006. Print.

Laird, Mary et al. “The Consequences of Organizational Politics Perceptions as a Workplace Stressor.” Stress and Quality of Working Life: Current Perspectives in Occupational Health. Ed. P.L. Perrewé A.M. Rossi and S.L. Sauter. Information Age Publishing, 2006. 151–161. Print.

Laird, Mary et al. “As Consequencias Das Percepcoes Da Politica Organizational Como Estressor No Local De Trabalho.” Stress e Qualidade De Vida No Trabalho - Perspectivas Atuais Da Saúde Ocupacional (Stress & Quality of Working Life: Current Perspectives in Occupational Health) . Ed. P.L. Perrewé A.M. Rossi and S.L. Sauter. Atlas S.A, 2005. 156–166. Print.

Conference Proceeding

Zboja, James, Mary Dana Laird, and Ronald Clark. “Consumer Entitlement's Moderating Role on the Impact of Salesperson Credibility on Perceptions of Sales Pressure.” Academy of Marketing Science, 2016. Print.

Society of Human Resource Management
Southern Management Association
Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology
Academy of Management

MBA 7023 Ethical Organizational Behavior
MBA 7123 Human Resource Management
MGT 3003 Principles of Management
MGT 3103 Human Resource Management