Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behavior
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412.396.6238 Fax: 412.396.4764
An assistant professor in the Entrepreneurship and Management Departments of the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, Mark Geiger recently received his PhD in organizational behavior, with a minor in quantitative psychology, from the University of Kansas. His research bridges the organizational behavior and entrepreneurship domains which will complement the strengths of both the entrepreneurship and management departments.
Dr. Geiger’s research and teaching interests are in the areas of entrepreneurship and organizational behavior. He taught courses in both areas while pursuing his PhD at the University of Kansas. His research stream focuses on entrepreneurs as individuals (e.g., entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial passion) and small business management (e.g., HR practices in small and new businesses).
PhD, Organizational Behavior (minor: Quantitative Psychology), University of Kansas, 2016
MBA, Illinois State University, 2011
BS, (1) Chemistry; (2) Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Illinois State University, 2007
Geiger, M., Noel, T. W., & Li. P. (2016). The role of affective competence in affect-as-information: A moderated mediation model of affect-effort relationships. Southern Management Association Annual Meeting.
Geiger, M. & Lee, J. (2016). HR outsourcing and small business performance: Linking network organization theory to RBV. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Super, J., Geiger, M., Luth, M. T., & Flinchbaugh, C. (2016). I want to help! But will you let me lead? The impact of an other-focused orientation. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Geiger, M., Lee, J., & Geiger, M. K. (2015). A two-study investigation of affect and organizational citizenship behavior. Southern Management Association Annual Meeting.
Geiger, M. & Noel, T. W. (2014). Investigating the relationship between task related affect and task persistence. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.