Kevin Henderson

Associate 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.

Summer 2016 Courses
Summer 2016 Courses
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Fall 2016 Courses
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J-Term 2017 Courses
J-Term 2017 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