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Kristyn Scott

Scott, Kristyn

Title:

Associate Professor

Education:

B.A. , MA, Ph.D

Office:

TRS 3-078

Telephone:

416-979-5000 ext: 2482

Email Address:

kristyn.scott@ryerson.ca

Biography:

Kristyn Scott

Kristyn Scott is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour. She received her PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Waterloo. Her research interests centre on leadership and social cognition, with a specific focus on gender bias. Dr. Scott also studies the impact of negative organizational attitudes, such as organizational cynicism, on leader-follower relationships. Kristyn is an Academic Fellow at the Ted Rogers Leadership Centre.

 

Department:

HR Management & Org Behaviour

Research Interests

Leadership, Social Cognition, Organizational Cynicism

Select Research and Professional Contributions
PUBLICATIONS
Scott, K.A., & Zweig, D. (2016). Understanding and Mitigating Cynicism in the Workplace. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 31, 552-569.  
Scott, K.A., Montes, S.D., & Irving, P.G. (2012). Examining the impact of socialization through trust: An exploratory study. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 11, 191-198.
Scott, K.A., Heathcote, J., & Gruman, J. (2011) The diverse organization: Finding gold at the end of the rainbow. Human Resource Management, 50, 735-755.
Zweig, D., & Scott, K.A. (2007). When unfairness matters most: Supervisory violations of electronic monitoring practices. Human Resource Management Journal, 17, 227-247.
Scott, K.A. & Brown, D.J. (2006). Female first, leader second? Gender bias in the activation of prototypical leadership traits. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 101, 230-242.
SELECTED RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
Scott, K.A., & Zweig, D. (under review) [topic: LMX and organizational cynicism] Journal of Business and Psychology.
Scott, K.A., & Zweig D. (under review) [topic: social exchange and job attitudes] Journal of Organizational Behavior.
Scott, K.A. Examining the ontology of gender bias in leadership. Manuscript in preparation.
Scott, K.A., & Zweig, D. Experience or exposure? Exploring the psychogenesis of organizational cynicism (third study in progress)
SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Scott, K.A., & Zweig, D. (2016). Organizational cynicism and LMX in dyads: Implications for engagement, self-efficacy, and performance. Paper to be presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, CA.
Scott, K.A., & Zweig, D. (2016). LMX, organizational cynicism, and organizational politics: A cross-lagged examination. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.
Scott, K.A., & Zweig, D. (2015). Experience or exposure? Tracking the origins of organizational cynicism. Paper presented at the Association for Psychological Science 27th Annual Meeting, New York, NY. 
Scott, K.A. (2014). Exploring the relationship between leader prototype activation and behavior. Paper presented at the Association for Psychological Science 26th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
Scott, K.A., & Zweig, D. (2013). Dispositional antecedents and situational moderators of organizational cynicism. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.
Scott, K.A., & Zweig, D. (2009). Predicting and mitigating the effects of organizational cynicism on work outcomes. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.
Scott, K.A., Montes, S.D., & Irving, P.G. (2009). Socialization through trust: A longitudinal analysis. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
Scott, K.A., & Zweig, D. (2008). Dispositional predictors of organizational cynicism. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Halifax, NS.
Scott, K.A., & Zweig. D. (2008). Organizational cynicism, voice, and job satisfaction: Exploring relationships. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA.
Gruman, J., Heathcote, J., and Scott, K.A. (2007). Cox and Blake revisited: Empirical evidence of  the advantages of diversity in organizations. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 
Scott, K.A., Heathcote, J., and Gruman, J. (2007). Diversity management practices: Comparing Cox and Blake’s recommendations to current research and practice. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Ottawa, ON.
INVITED TALKS
Scott, K.A. (2008, December). Keynote address given at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Leadership Symposium, Chicago, Illinois.
Scott, K.A. (2007, March). Women in business: How stereotypes impede their rise to the top. Invited lecture presented to the Canadian Federation of University Women.
Scott, K.A. (2005, March). Female first, leader second? Examining the role of leader gender in the categorization of leadership behaviour.  Invited research talk presented to the Division of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough.
Scott, K.A. (2005, March). Leadership, Implicit Theories, and Gender. Invited lecture presented to The Women in Management Group, University of Toronto Scarborough.
Research Funding
2016-2018 “Embodying leadership: Integrating implicit theories, power, and gender”. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant.
Principal and Sole Investigator, $54, 846
2016-2017 Social Sciences and Humanities Institutional Research Grant
Principal and Sole Investigator, $6903 
2014-2015 Social Sciences and Humanities Institutional Research Grant
Principal Investigator, $4200
2014-2015 Ted Rogers School of Management Internal Research Grant
Principal Investigator, $7000
2012-2013 Social Sciences and Humanities Institutional Research Grant
Principal and Sole Investigator, $6786
2012-2014 Ted Rogers School of Management Internal Research Grant
Principal and Sole Investigator, $5000
2011-2012 Social Sciences and Humanities Institutional Research Grant
Principal Investigator, $7000
Honours & Awards
2007 Honourable Mention Award – Administrative Science Association of Canada, HR Division
Graduate Thesis Supervision
2016 Luke Brodie - MRP
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