PhD, University of Connecticut
Work motivation, work-life integration, corporate environmental sustainability, managing diversity.
Creating Effective Organizations: Leadership
Diversity in Business
Research: Answering Important Management Questions
Cullen-Lester, K. L. and Graves, L. M. (in press). More than money - promoting managers' internal motivation. Training.
Graves, L. M., Cullen-Lester, K. L. (in press). To reduce turnover - focus on employee motivation. American Management Association Quarterly.
Graves, L. M., Cullen, K. L., Lester, H. F, Ruderman, M.N., & Gentry, W. A. (2015). Managerial motivational profiles: Composition, antecedents, and consequences. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 87, 32-42.
Graves, L. M., Sarkis, J., & Gold, N. (2015) Managerial leadership and employee proenvironmental behavior. Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver.
Graves, L. M., Sarkis, J., & Zhu, Q. (2013). How transformational leadership and employee motivation combine to predict employee proenvironmental behavior in China. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 35, 81-91.
Graves, L. M., Ruderman, M. N., Ohlott, P. J., & Weber, T. (2012). Driven to work and enjoyment of work: Effects on managers' outcomes. Journal of Management, 35, 1655-1680.
Graves L. M. & Sarkis, J. (2012). Fostering employee proenvironmental behavior: The impact of leadership and motivation. In D. R. Gallagher, N. Christensen, & R. N. L. Andrews (Eds.), Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook (pp. 161-171). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Graves, L. M., & Powell, G. N. (2008). Sex and race discrimination in personnel decisions. In S. Cartwright and C. L. Cooper (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Psychology (pp. 438-463), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Graves, L. M., Ohlott, P. J., & Ruderman, M. N. (2007). Commitment to family roles: Effects on managers’ attitudes and performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 44-56.
Graves, L.M., & Elsass, P.M. (2005). Sex and sex dissimilarity effects in ongoing teams: Some surprising findings. Human Relations, 58(2), 191-221.
Powell, G. N., & Graves, L. M. (2003). Women and Men in Management (3rd edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Elsass, P.M., & Graves, L.M. (1997). Demographic diversity in decision making groups: The experiences of women and people of color. Academy of Management Review, 22, 946-973.
Graves, L.M., & Powell, G.N. (1995). The effect of sex similarity on recruiters' evaluations of actual applicants: A test of the similarity-attraction paradigm. Personnel Psychology, 48, 85-98.
Graves, L.M., & Karren, R.J. (1992). Interviewer decision processes and effectiveness: An experimental policy capturing investigation. Personnel Psychology, 45 (2), 313-340.
Graves, L.M., & Powell, G.N. (1988). An investigation of sex discrimination in recruiters' evaluations of actual applicants. Journal of Applied Psychology, 73 (1), 20-29.