Jenny Hoobler
Jenny Hoobler
Management and Organizations
Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center

Jenny M. Hoobler (PhD, University of Kentucky, USA) is Professor of Human Resource Management at the Nova School of Business and Economics. She is the Academic Director of the Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center. Her research interests address issues related to the challenges and consequences of diversity and inclusion in organizations, particularly focusing on women’s careers. She is also a scholar in the areas of work and family intersections and abusive supervision. Her research on these topics has resulted in 175 research-based publications and presentations, including 38 articles in refereed journals. She and her coauthors have received several best paper awards including the 2015 Women’s Leadership Center, Kennesaw State University, Best Gender and Management Paper of 2015 Award, a Web of Science “highly influential” (top 1% in the discipline) paper designation in 2018, and she was a Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research finalist in 2010. She is a South African National Research Foundation A-rated Researcher and was named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) in 2021. Jenny was an elected officer of the Academy of Management Human Resource Management Division from 2008-2011, and has held various leadership roles in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Division. She will serve as Chair of the DEI Division in 2023-2024. She is currently Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology. At NOVA, she teaches Master’s level courses on managing a diverse workforce.

2002 - PhD Business Administration, University of Kentucky

1994 - MBA, University of Illinois at Springfield

1992 - Bachelor, Secondary English Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Women and work, work-family intersections, and abusive supervision

  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Masterson, Courtney R., Rogers, Kristie (2024). Self-ambivalence: Naming a contemporary work-family problem that has no name. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 45 (2), 252-265.
  • Bergh, Carin, Hoobler, Jenny M. (2023). Why and when is implicit racial bias linked to abusive supervision? The impact of manager racial microaggressions and individualized consideration. Current Psychology, 42, 22036-22049.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Dowdeswell, Kim (2023). The future is relational: Management development for today and tomorrow. Journal of Management Development, 42 (3), 253-274.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Gericke, Suzanne, Koekemoer, Eileen (2021). Does extant work-family research generalize to African Nations? Meta-analytic tests. Africa Journal of Management, 7 (2), 173-195.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Dowdeswell, Kim E., Mahlatji, Lerato (2021). Racialized social class work: Making sense of inequality in South Africa during the COVID-19 lockdown. Africa Journal of Management, 7 (1), 148-171.
  • Smallfield, Jarvis, Hoobler, Jenny M., Kluemper, Donald H. (2020). How team helping influences abusive and empowering leadership: The roles of team affective tone and performance. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 41 (8), 757-781.
  • Blevins, Dane P., Sauerwald, Steve, Hoobler, Jenny M., Robertson, Christopher J. (2019). Gender differences in pay levels: An examination of the compensation of university presidents. Organization Science, 30 (3), 600-616.
  • Chrobot-Mason, Donna, Hoobler, Jenny M., Burno, Jasmine (2019). Lean in versus the literature: An evidence-based examination. Academy of Management Perspectives, 33 (1), 110-130.
  • Masterson, Courtney R., Hoobler, Jenny M. (2019). Domestic Employment: Making Visible an Invisible Relationship. Journal of Management Inquiry, 28 (3), 354-358.
  • Park, Haesang, Hoobler, Jenny M., Wu, Junfeng, Liden, Robert C., Hu, Jia, Wilson, Morgan S. (2019). Abusive Supervision and Employee Deviance: A Multifoci Justice Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 158 (4), 1113-1131.
  • Bergh, Carin, Hoobler, Jenny M. (2018). Implicit Racial Bias in South Africa: How Far Have Manager-Employee Relations Come in ‘The Rainbow Nation’?. Africa Journal of Management, 4 (4), 447-468.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Masterson, Courtney R., Nkomo, Stella M., Michel, Eric J. (2018). The Business Case for Women Leaders: Meta-Analysis, Research Critique, and Path Forward. Journal of Management, 44 (6), 2473-2499.
  • Wayne, Sandy J., Lemmon, Grace, Hoobler, Jenny M., Cheung, Gordon W., Wilson, Morgan S. (2017). The ripple effect: A spillover model of the detrimental impact of work–family conflict on job success. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 38 (6), 876-894.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M. (2016). Domestic employment relationships and trickle-down work–family conflict: The South African context. Africa Journal of Management, 2 (1), 31-49.
  • Masterson, Courtney R., Hoobler, Jenny M. (2015). Care and career: A family identity-based typology of dual-earner couples. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36 (1), 75-93.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Lemmon, Grace, Wayne, Sandy J. (2014). Women's Managerial Aspirations: An Organizational Development Perspective. Journal of Management, 40 (3), 703-730.
  • Nkomo, Stella, Hoobler, Jenny M. (2014). A historical perspective on diversity ideologies in the United States: Reflections on human resource management research and practice. Human Resource Management Review, 24 (3), 245-257.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Hu, Jia (2013). A model of injustice, abusive supervision, and negative affect. Leadership Quarterly, 24 (1), 256-269.
  • Burton, James P., Hoobler, Jenny M., Scheuer, Melinda L. (2012). Supervisor Workplace Stress and Abusive Supervision: The Buffering Effect of Exercise. Journal of Business and Psychology, 27 (3), 271-279.
  • Mawritz, Mary Bardes, Mayer, David M., Hoobler, Jenny M., Wayne, Sandy J., Marinova, Sophia V. (2012). A trickle-down model of abusive supervision. Personnel Psychology, 65 (2), 325-357.
  • Burton, James P., Hoobler, Jenny M. (2011). Aggressive reactions to abusive supervision: The role of interactional justice and narcissism. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 52 (4), 389-398.
  • Burton, James P., Hoobler, Jenny M., Kernan, Mary C. (2011). When research setting is important: The influence of subordinate self-esteem on reactions to abusive supervision. Organisation Management Journal, 8 (3), 139-150.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Lemmon, Grace, Wayne, Sandy J. (2011). Women's underrepresentation in upper management: New insights on a persistent problem.. Organizational Dynamics, 40 (3), 151-156.
  • Amoroso, Lisa M., Loyd, Denise Lewin, Hoobler, Jenny M. (2010). The diversity education dilemma: Exposing status hierarchies without reinforcing them. Journal of Management Education, 34 (6), 795-822.
  • Briscoe, Jon P., Hoobler, Jenny M., Byle, Kevin A. (2010). Do "protean" employees make better leaders? The answer is in the eye of the beholder. Leadership Quarterly, 21 (5), 783-795.
  • Duffy, Michelle K., Shaw, Jason D., Hoobler, Jenny M., Tepper, Bennett J. (2010). A time-based perspective on emotion regulation in emotional-labor performance. Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, 29, 87-113.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Rospenda, Kathleen M., Lemmon, Grace, Rosa, Jose A. (2010). A within-subject longitudinal study of the effects of positive job experiences and generalized workplace harassment on well-being. Journal Of Occupational Health Psychology, 15 (4), 434-451.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Hu, Jia, Wilson, Morgan (2010). Do workers who experience conflict between the work and family domains hit a "glass ceiling?" A meta-analytic examination. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 77 (3), 481-494.
  • Hoobler, Jenny, Wayne, Sandy, Lemmon, Grace (2009). Bosses' perceptions of family-work conflict and women's promotability: Glass ceiling effects. Academy of Management Journal, 52 (5), 939-957.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Basadur, Tim, Lemmon, Grace (2007). Management of a diverse workforce: Meanings and practices. Journal of Equipment Lease Financing, 25 (1), 1-8.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M. (2007). On-site or out-of-sight? Family-friendly child care provisions and the status of working mothers. Journal of Management Inquiry, 16 (4), 372-380.
  • Burton, James P., Hoobler, Jenny M. (2006). Subordinate self-esteem and abusive supervision. Journal of Managerial Issues, 18 (3), 340-355.
  • Gowen, Charles R., Mcfadden, Kathleen L., Hoobler, Jenny M., Tallon, William J. (2006). Exploring the efficacy of healthcare quality practices, employee commitment, and employee control. Journal of Operations Management, 24 (6), 765-778.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Brass, Daniel J. (2006). Abusive supervision and family undermining as displaced aggression. Journal Of Applied Psychology, 91 (5), 1125-1133.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Swanberg, Jennifer (2006). The enemy is not us: Unexpected workplace violence trends. Public Personnel Management, 35 (3), 229-246.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M. (2005). Lip service to multiculturalism docile bodies of the modern organization. Journal of Management Inquiry, 14 (1), 49-56.
  • Tepper, Bennett J., Duffy, Michalle K., Hoobler, Jenny, Ensley, Michael D. (2004). Moderators of the relationships between coworkers' organizational citizenship behavior and fellow employees' attitudes. Journal Of Applied Psychology, 89 (3), 455-465.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M., Johnson, Nancy Brown (2004). An analysis of current human resource management publications. Personnel Review, 33 (6), 665-676.
  • Tepper, Bennett J., Lockhart, Daniel, Hoobler, Jenny M. (2001). Justice, citizenship, and role definition effects. Journal Of Applied Psychology, 86 (4), 789-796.
  • Dowdeswell, Kim, Hoobler, Jenny M. (2022). Ubuntu: “I Am Because We Are”. The Palgrave Handbook of Servant Leadership. Dhiman, S., Roberts, G. E. (Eds.), Palgrave, 1. 1-24.
  • Thompson, Merideth J., Carlson, Dawn S., Hoobler, Jenny M. (2017). Spillover and Crossover of Workplace Aggression. Research and Theory on Workplace Aggression. Bowling, Nathan A., Hershcovis, M. Sandy (Eds.), Cambridge University Press, 186-220.
  • Metz, Isabel, Ng, Eddy S., Cornelius, Nelarine, Hoobler, Jenny M., Nkomo, Stella (2016). A comparative review of multiculturalism in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States and South Africa. Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management. Edward Elgar Publishing, 131-170.
  • Hoobler, Jenny M. (2014). Recent developments in the uneasy tension between family and career: Competency-related perceptions of women and mothers. Military Deployment and its Consequences for Families. Springer New York, 219-237.