College of Business Mississippi State University

Faculty & Staff

Dr. Laura E. Marler

Education

  • DBA, Louisiana Tech University, Organizational Behavior & Human Resources
  • MBA, Louisiana Tech University, Management
  • BS, Louisiana College, Accounting

Recent Publications

2018
  • "Justice in the family firm: an integrative review and future research agenda Heterogeneity among Family Firms", with Tim Barnett and James Vardaman, Palgrave, 2018.
  • "Socioemotional wealth importance within family firm internal communication", with Emily Garrigues Marett and Kent Marett, Journal of Family Business Management, 2018.
  • "Mentoring in family businesses: Toward an understanding of commitment outcomes", with Andrew J. Dhaenens, James Vardaman, and James Chrisman, Human Resource Management Review, 2018, vol. 28, p 46-55.
  • "Examining how the personality, self-efficacy, and anticipatory cognitions of potential entrepreneurs shape their entrepreneurial intentions", with Bryan Fuller, Yan Liu, Saleh Bajaba, and Jon Pratt, Personality and Individual Differences, 2018, vol. 125, p 120-125.
2017
  • "You’ve got the touch, or do you? A gendered emotional display perspective on workplace touch and perceived supervisor support. ", with Jerry B Fuller, Susie S Cox, Marcia J Simmering, Rebecca J Bennett, and Jenny Curry, Journal of Managerial Issues, 2017, p 395-413.
  • "Intra-family succession in the family firm: The role of incumbent proactive personality.", with Isabel Botero and Alfredo De Massis, Journal of Managerial Issues, 2017, vol. 29, p 57-81.
2016
  • "Formal or informal mentoring: What drives employees to seek informal mentors? ", with Daniel T. Holt, G. Markova, Andrew Dhaenens, and Sharon Heilmann, Journal of Managerial Issues, 2016, vol. 28, no. 1, p 67-83.
  • "Dark Riders in High Performance Work Systems? The Potential for Perceived Abuse by Proactive Managers Understanding Workplace Supervision: The Tipping Point between Motivational and Abusive Practices", with Bryan Fuller and , SIOP Frontier Series, 2016.
2015
  • "Leader Reactions to Follower Proactive Behavior: Giving Credit When Credit Is Due", with Bryan Fuller, Kim Hester, and Robert Otondo, Human Relations, 2015, vol. 68, no. 6, p 879-898.
2013
  • "Feedback distractions during computer-mediated ", with Kent Marett, Journal of Managerial Issues, 2013, vol. 25, no. 2, p 172-191.
  • "Tactile interaction norms and positive workplace touch", with Marcia J Simmering, Jerry B Fuller, Susie S Cox, and Rebecca J Bennett, Journal of Managerial Issues, 2013, vol. 25, no. 2, p 132-153.

Recent Presentations

2017
  • "Servant leadership: Righting the wrongs of injustice in the family firm", with Will Tabor and James Chrisman, Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, FL, 2017.
  • "Advancing the assessment of proactivity: Construct clarity, the emerging developmental view, CMV, and cultural generalizability", with Bryan Fuller, Saleh Bajaba, Matt Lovett, and Marcia J. Simmering, Southern Management Association Meetings, St. Pete Beach, 2017.
2016
  • "Social network analysis in family business research", with James Vardaman, Southern Management Association Meetings, Charlotte, NC, 2016.
  • "Turnover and retention of non-family employees in the family firm", with James Vardaman, David Allen, and Jon Carr, Southern Management Association Meetings, St. Pete Beach, 2016.
  • "The Intersection of OB and Family Business", with James Vardaman, Danielle Cooper, Jon Carr, Michele Medina, and K Oestermeier, Academy of Management Meetings, Anaheim, CA, 2016.
2015
  • "Pay Gap and Firm Resilience: A Behavioral Integration Perspective", with Zoey Li, Southern Management Association Meetings, St. Pete Beach, 2015.
  • "You’ve got the touch, or do you? A gendered emotional display perspective on perceptions of supervisor support", with Jerry B Fuller, Susie S Cox, Marcia J Simmering, Rebecca J Bennett, and Jenny Curry, Southern Management Association Meetings, St. Pete Beach, 2015.
2014
  • "Dark riders in high performance work systems? The potential for perceived abuses by proactive managers", with Bryan Fuller, Academy of Management Meetings, Philadelphia, PA, 2014.
  • "Saying "yes" to succession: Understanding the role of successor autonomy, passion, and commitment", with Nathan Hammond, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Portland, OR, 2014.
  • "Is failing to plan, planning to fail? An examination of proactiveness and planning on multi-level influences to minimize family firm succession failure", with Josh Daspit, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Portland, Oregon, 2014.
2013
  • "Intra-family Succession in the Family firm: The role of incumbent proactive personality", with Alfredo De Massis, Academy of Management Meetings, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 2013.