Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behavior
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412.396.6238 Fax: 412.396.4764
Dr. Geiger is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business. He joined the school in 2016 after completing his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior (minor in Quantitative Psychology) at the University of Kansas. His research interests span the disciplines of Entrepreneurship and Management. He currently teaches Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Critical Managerial Decision Making.
- Small/New Firm Management
- Organizational Citizenship Behavior
- Positive and Negative Affect
- Research Methods
- 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., Lee., J., & Geiger, M. K. (In-press). The power of negative disposition: An examination of trait and state negative affect with OCBI and OCBO. Group & Organization Management.
Geiger, M. & Oranburg, S.C. (2018). Female entrepreneurs and equity crowdfunding in the US: Receiving less when asking for more. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 10.
Geiger, M. & Geiger, M. (2018). Gender, justice, and trust in supervisor: A moderated mediation model predicting OCB. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Gianiodis, P. T., Geiger, M., & Thürer, M. (2018). Does stronger IP protection spur new venture creation? Patterns of financial innovation exploitation. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.
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.