Anderson Faculty Member Profile

Ryan Jacobson, PhD

Ryan Jacobson

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Dr. Jacobson received a Ph.D. in Psychology, with an emphasis in Social Psychology, from Arizona State University. His primary research interests focus on the psychological mechanisms underlying social influence in the workplace, with a special emphasis on the effects of social norms on behavior. Other research interests include the effects of cultural diversity on individual and organizational performance as well as the antecedents of prosocial behavior in organizations. Dr. Jacobson is currently the co-director of the Anderson School of Management's Behavioral Research Laboratory and often sponsors advanced undergraduate and graduate students on directed study projects associated with the lab. Dr. Jacobson currently teaches Organizational Behavior at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as a graduate course in Interpersonal and Team Dynamics. He has also taught introductory and advanced Social Psychology courses as well as introductory Research Methods.

Office Hours

  • Friday: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Current Courses

  • MGMT 506-001, UNM LEAR
  • MGMT 506-002, UNM LEAR
  • MGMT 506-003, UNM LEAR
  • MGMT 506-004, UNM LEAR

Course syllabi (if available)

Previously Taught Courses

  • MGMT 306, Organizational Behavior and Diversity
  • MGMT 506, Organizational Behavior and Diversity
  • MGMT 561, Interpersonal and Team Dynamics
  • MGMT 594, 594 Power & Influence

The following works are listed in Sedona. Please contact the faculty member for a complete listing of work.

  • Kwan, V. S., Li, J. Y., White, A. E., Jacobson, R. .(2012). View the world through the cultural lens of your consumers.. Handbook of Culture and Consumer Behavior. Oxford University Press.
  • Jacobson, K. J., Jacobson, R. P.(2012). The effects of machismo values on organizational outcomes among Hispanic professionals: A research agenda. Hispanics@Work: A Collection of Research, Theory, and Application. Nova Science.
  • Bernstein, B. L., Jacobson, R. P., Russo, N. F.(2009). Mentoring women in context: Focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. The Praeger Handbook for Women Mentors: Transcending Barriers of Stereotype, Race, and Ethnicity. Praeger Publishers.
  • Knight, G. P., Jacobson, R. P., Gonzales, N. A., Roosa, M. W., Saenz, D. S.(2008). An evaluation of the psychological research on acculturation and enculturation processes among recently immigrating populations. Strengths and Challenges of New Immigrant Families: Implications for Research, Policy, Education, and Service. Lexington Publishers, Inc..

The following works are listed in Sedona. Please contact the faculty member for a complete listing of work.

  • Jacobson, R. ., Jacobson, K. ., Reid, A. . (2020). Guilt proneness enhances the persuasive effects of injunctive but not descriptive social norms.. Social Psychological and Personality Science. [Refereed. Article.]
  • Jacobson, R. ., Marchiondo, L. ., Jacobson, K. ., Hood, J. N. (2020). The synergistic effects of injunctive and descriptive norm perceptions on counterproductive work behaviors. Journal of Business Ethics. [Refereed. Article.]
  • Mortensen, C. R., Neel, R. ., Cialdini, R. B., Jaeger, C. M., Jacobson, R. P. (2019). Trending norms: A lever for encouraging behaviors performed by the minority.. Social Psychological and Personality Science. [Refereed. Article.]
  • Jacobson, R. P., Hood, J. N., Jacobson, K. J. (2017). The effects of moral emotional traits on bullying perpetration. Ethics & Behavior, 27 (7), 527-546. [Refereed. Article.]
  • Intindola, M. ., Jacobson, R. ., Jacobson, K. ., DelCampo, R. . (2016). Machismo in Organizations: Individual Predictors & Context-Dependent Outcomes. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 28 (2), 113-131. [Refereed. Article.]
  • Lutgen-Sandvik, P. P., Hood, J. N., Jacobson, R. P. (2016). The impact of positive organizational phenomena and workplace bullying on individual outcomes. Journal of Managerial Issues, 28, 30-49. [Refereed. Article.]
  • Jacobson, R. ., Hood, J. ., Jacobson, K. . (2015). Moral emotions as predictors of workplace bullying: Reducing the likelihood of bullying perpetration.. Academy of Management. [Refereed. Proceedings.]
  • Jacobson, R. . (2015). Self-control moderates the effectiveness of influence attempts highlighting injunctive social norms. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6 (6), 718-726. [Refereed. Article.]
  • Hood, J. ., Jacobson, R. P., Jacobson, K. J. (2012). The impact of organizational norms on creating an ethical organizational culture free from workplace bullying. International Academy of Business Disciplines. [Refereed. Proceedings.]
  • Jacobson, R. P., Mortensen, C. R., Cialdini, R. B. (2011). Bodies obliged and unbound: Differentiated response tendencies for injunctive and descriptive social norms.. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. [Refereed. Article.]
  • Armenta, B. E., Knight, G. P., Carlo, G. ., Jacobson, R. P. (2011). The relation between ethnic group attachment and prosocial tendencies: The mediating role of cultural values.. European Journal of Social Psychology. [Refereed. Article.]
  • Jacobson, R. P., Jacobson, K. J., Hood, J. N. (2011). Using social norms theory to reduce workplace bullying. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines. [Refereed. Proceedings.]

The following works are listed in Sedona. Please contact the faculty member for a complete listing of work.

This information contains published works and is based on a January snapshot of the Sedona system after material for the annual review has been requested.