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Don Kluemper

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  • Associate Professor of Management
  • Co-Director of iLEAD

Office: 2204 UH
Phone: (312) 413-9308
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  • PhD in Organizational Behavior, Oklahoma State University, 2006
  • Master of Science in Criminology, Indiana State University, 2000
  • Bachelors of Science in Management, Indiana State University, 1993


  • Assistant Professor of Management, Northern Illinois University, 2010-2013
  • Robert and Patricia Hines Professor and Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, 2008-2010
  • Assistant Professor of Management, Louisiana State University, 2006-2008
  • Visiting Professor of Management, Oklahoma State University – Tulsa, 2005-2006
  • Director of Human Resources, Gibault Inc., 1996-2001

Classes Taught

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Managerial Consulting

Research & Publications

Research Interests
  • Personality
  • Workplace mistreatment
  • Leadership
  • Kluemper, D., H., McLarty, B., & Bing, M. N. (2015) Acquaintance ratings of the Big Five personality traits: Incremental validity beyond and interactive effects with self-reports in the prediction of workplace deviance. In press at the Journal of Applied Psychology. 100, 237-248.
  • Kluemper, D H., DeGroot, T., & Choi, S. (2013). Emotion management ability: Predicting task performance, citizenship, and deviance. Journal of Management, 39, 878-905.
  • Little, L., Kluemper, D, H., Nelson, D. & Ward, A. (2013). More than happy to help? Customer-focused emotion management strategies. Personnel Psychology, 66, 261-286.
  • Taylor, S., Bedeian, A., & Kluemper, D. H. (2012). Linking workplace incivility to citizenship performance: A moderated mediation study. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33, 878-893.
  • Bing, M., Kluemper, D. H., Davison, K., Taylor, S., & Novicevic, M. A. (2011). Overclaiming as a measure of faking. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 116, 148-162.
  • DeGroot, T., Aime, F., Johnson, S., & Kluemper, D. H. (2011). Does talking the talk help walking the walk? An examination of the effect of vocal attractiveness in leader performance. Leadership Quarterly, 22, 680-689.
  • Kluemper, D. H., Little, L., & DeGroot, T. (2009). State or Trait: Effects of State Optimism on Job-related Outcomes. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30, 209-231.

Awards & Affiliations

  • UIC Department of Managerial Studies Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
  • Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award (University-wide award), 2009
  • Academy of Management OB Division Outstanding Reviewer, 2008
  • William S. Spears award for outstanding instruction, 2005
  • College of Business Administration outstanding graduate teaching associate award, 2004