Kevin Henderson

Assistant Professor, Management

hend7407@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5445

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall 363
St. Paul, MN 55105

B.S.B.A., Administrative Management, University of Arkansas
Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Arkansas

See publications in UST Research Online

Dr. Kevin Henderson is an Assistant Professor of Management. He teaches organizational behavior and human resources at the undergraduate level and in the Evening UST MBA program.

Dr. Henderson earned his Ph.D. in business administration from the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.

His research interests include employee attachment, psychological contracts and turnover. His primary area of research is on psychological contract breach, which specifically focuses on examining the effects of broken organizational promises on employee attitudes and behaviors.

Over the last five years, he has three peer-reviewed journal articles, including a forthcoming article in the Journal of Management. He has presented his research at Academy of Management meetings and serves as an ad-hoc reviewer the Journal of Managerial Issues and for the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, where he has received multiple Outstanding Reviewer awards.

Spring 2016 Courses
Spring 2016 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 305 - 11 Mgmt & Organizational Behavior - - W - - - - 1730 - 2115 MCH 234
Description of course Mgmt & Organizational Behavior : CRN: 22069
This course is designed to introduce students to the complexities of working within organizations, regardless of whether it is a for-profit, non-profit, or governmental organization. Certain complexities are common across organizations, irrespective of their goals or size. Understanding these complexities is critical to becoming an effective member of any organization, and this course will develop students' understanding and expertise in leading and managing themselves and others within organizations. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
Schedule Details
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MGMT 600 - 203 Mgmt of Org Behavior See Details * *
Description of course Mgmt of Org Behavior : CRN: 22090
All organizations are impacted by how people behave in those organizations. A key role of a manager is to guide that behavior to successfully accomplish organizational goals. Organization Theory and Behavior is about this aspect of business. The class objectives are for you to (a) gain an understanding of the various theoretical views of behavior in organizations and (b) be able to use these theories to systematically analyze organizational situations and generate appropriate action plans. The course is designed to facilitate the incorporation of your experience and personal values about behavior in organizations in the development of these plans. -- Prerequisite: None
Schedule Details
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SCH 4211730-213001 Feb '16
SCH 4211730-213022 Feb '16
SCH 4211730-213014 Mar '16
SCH 4211730-213011 Apr '16
SCH 4211730-213002 May '16
Summer 2016 Courses
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Fall 2016 Courses
Fall 2016 Courses
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2011 - present)
  • Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St Paul / Minneapolis (2009 - 2011)
  • Consumer Loan Officer, Arvest Bank, Fayetteville (2003 - 2004)
  • Assistant Bank Manager, Arvest Bank, Fayetteville (2002 - 2003)
  • Manager Trainee, J C Penney, Fayetteville (2001 - 2002)

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • Society of Human Resource Management

Professional Service
  • Academy of Management, Reviewer

Publications
  • Rothausen, T. J., Henderson, K. E., Arnold, J. K., & Malshe, A. (forthcoming). Should I stay or should I go? Identity and well-being in sensemaking about retention and turnover. Journal of Management,
  • O'Leary-Kelly, A. M., Henderson, K. E., Anand, V., & Ashforth, B. (2014). Psychological contracts in a nontraditional industry: Exploring the implications for psychological contract development. Group and Organization Management, (39)(3), pp. 326-360
  • Henderson, K. E., & O'Leary-Kelly, A. M. (2012). When broken promises threaten one's identity: The impact of psychological contract breach on self-identity threat. Journal of Organizational Psychology, (12)(3/4), pp. 81-98

Books and Chapters
  • Anand, J. M., & Henderson, K. E. (2007). Research Companion to the Dysfunctional Workplace. In J. Langan-Fox, C.Cooper, & R. Klimoski (Ed.), The role of organizational practices and routines in facilitating normalized corruption (pp. 235-251). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing

Research Interests
  • Employment
  • Human Resources

Awards and Honors
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award for the OB Division, Academy of Management, 2009
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award for the OB Division, Academy of Management, 2010
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award for the OB Division, Academy of Management, 2011
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award for the OB Division, Academy of Management, 2014
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award for the OB Division, Academy of Management, 2015

Presentations
  • "Oops I did it or It wasn't me" Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 01, 2014
  • "Why do employees get upset about broken promises? An examination of PCB-PCV mediators" Academy of Management, Boston, MA, August 01, 2012
  • "When broken promises threaten one's identity: The impact of PCB on self-identity threat" Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, August 01, 2011
  • "The impact of knowledge and irrelevance on group information-seeking and performance" Academy of Management, Anaheim, California, January 01, 2008
  • "Working at the nexus of change: Psychological contracts in the body shopping industry" Academy of Management, Anaheim, California, January 01, 2008
  • "Knowledge, ignorance, & distortion: an expanded representation of belief structures in groups" Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 01, 2005
  • "Take this job .... and keep it? The effects of psychological contract breach on job-constrained employees" Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 01, 2005