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Patrick T. Coyle, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S.

Patrick T. Coyle, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Management and Leadership

coyle@lasalle.edu

Patrick Coyle is part of the Management and Leadership Department.  Born in Lansdale, PA, he grew up in southern New Jersey.  He completed his B.S. in business administration as well as his M.B.A. at Rowan University, followed by an M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology at Virginia Tech.  His research focuses on three aspects of organizational behavior and human resources: 1) leadership, 2) individual differences, and 3) organizational effectiveness.  He is particularly interested in the roles of individual differences and perceptions in shaping the dynamic between leaders and followers.  He enjoys playing golf, running, and hiking in his free time, and can play the piano quite well.  He was born in Lansdale, PA, and is happy to be home!

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership (perceptions of leaders and followers, leader-follower relationships, leader emergence)
  • Individual differences (measurement and outcomes of motivational approaches to personality)
  • Organizational effectiveness (organizational citizenship, work-family conflict)

Education

  • Ph.D. – Industrial / Organizational Psychology – Virginia Tech (2015)
  • M.S. – Industrial / Organizational Psychology – Virginia Tech (2012)
  • M.B.A. – Rowan University (2010)
  • S. – Business Administration – Rowan University (2007)

Certifications

  • None

Teaching

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Developing your leadership skills
  • Leadership Theory and Practice
  • Human Resource Management

 

Research

 

Publications

 

Beirmeir-Hanson, B.​ & Coyle, P. T. ​(In Press). Investigating Leader Role Congruity and

Counterproductive Work Behavior. The Journal of psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied.

 

Mitchell, T. & Coyle, P. T. (In Press). When Racial/Ethnic Minorities Emerge as Leaders: The Role of Learning Orientation and Team Minority Composition. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice.

 

Coyle, P. T., Scott, M. D., Gehringer, M., Hauenstein, N. (2019).  Relating four dimensions of approach-avoidance to affect using latent profile analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 147, 183-189.

 

Schyns, B., Schilling, J., & Coyle, P. T. (2018). In the eye of the public: Examining the content of implicit leadership theories about football managers across two contexts. The International Journal of Sports Psychology, 49, 267-289.

 

Smith, A. J., Layne, C.M., Coyle, P., Kaplow, J., Brymer, M., Pynoos, R., & Jones, R. T. (2017). Predicting grief reactions one year following a mass university shooting: Evaluating dose-response and contextual predictors. Violence and Victims, 32, 1024-1043.

 

Foti, R. J., Hansbrough, T. K., Epitropaki, O. & Coyle, P. T. (2017). Dynamic viewpoints on Implicit Leadership and Followership Theories: Approaches, findings, and future directions. The Leadership Quarterly, 28, 261-267.

 

Scott, M. D., Hauenstein, N., & Coyle, P. T. (2017).  Measuring Approach-Avoidance Motivation: Expanding Dimensionality through Implied Outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 106, 312-324.

 

Scott, M. D., Hauenstein, N., & Coyle, P. T. (2015).  Construct validity of measures of goal orientation in the approach-avoidance network. Learning and Individual Differences, 38, 151-157.

 

Coyle, P. T. & Foti, R. J. (2015).  If You’re Not With Me You’re…? Examining Prototypes and Cooperation in Leader–Follower Relationships. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 22, 161-174.

 

Foti, R. J., Hansbrough, T. K., Epitropaki, O. & Coyle, P. T. (2014). Special issue: Dynamic viewpoints on Implicit Leadership and Followership Theories. The Leadership Quarterly, 25, 411-412.

 

Nicholson, D., Nicholson, J. & Coyle, P. T., Hardin, A., & Krishen, A. (2014). Exploring the use

of virtual world technology for idea-generation tasks.  International Journal of E-Collaboration, 10, 44-61.

 

Smith, R. C., Coyle, P. T., Baldner, C., Bray, B. C., & Geller, E. S. (2013).  A field investigation of perceived behavioral control and blood alcohol content: A pattern-oriented approach. Addictive Behaviors, 38, 2080-2083.

 

Arun, N., Coyle, P. T., & Hauenstein, N. (2012).  Learning agility: Still searching for clarity on a confounded construct. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 5,290-293.

 

Coyle, P. T., Lee, J., Lucius, H. (2010). The effects of research and development on value added: An exploration of a comprehensive measure of a firm’s financial wealth and well-being. Indian Journal of Economics and Business, 9, 123-132.

 

Banutu-Gomez, M., Coyle, P. T., Ebenhoech, S., Fallucca, K., Mineti, C., & Sarin, M. (2009). International branding effectiveness: The global image of Nestlé’s brand name and employee perceptions of strategies and brands. Journal of Global Business Issues, 3,  17-24.

 

 

Presentations

 

Mitchell, T. D.,​ ​& Coyle, P. T. ​(April, 2019). When Learning Orientation Relates to Leadership Emergence: A Multilevel Investigation. Poster presented at the​ ​33rd​ ​Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference,​ ​Boston, MA

 

Beirmeir-Hanson, B.,​ Coyle, P. T., Roebuck, A., Plocinik, A., Foselle, C., & Miller, H. ​(April, 2019). Investigating Leader Role Congruity and Counterproductive Work Behavior. Poster presented at the​ ​33rd​ ​Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference,​ Boston, MA

 

Goswami, A., Carsten, M.,​ Coyle, P. T., Foselle, C., & Miller, H. ​(April, 2019). Investigating Leader Role Congruity and Counterproductive Work Behavior. Poster presented at the​ ​33rd​ ​Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference,​ ​Boston, MA

 

Cooper, A., Coyle, P. T., MacDougal, A., & Bagdasarov, Z. (August, 2018). Examining OCB Motive Profiles and Links to the “Dark Side” of OCB in Working Adults. Paper presented at the meeting of the 78th Academy of Management conference, Chicago, IL

 

Kedharnath, U., Coyle, P. T., & Shah, Y. (August, 2018). Negative Implicit Followership Theories and Abusive Supervision. Paper presented at the meeting of the 78th Academy of Management conference, Chicago, IL

 

Coyle, P. T.,​ ​Foti, R. J., Plocinik, A., & Roediger, M. (April, 2018). Investigating Patterns of Alignment on Implicit Theories and Self-views. Poster presented at the​ ​32nd​ ​Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference,​ ​Chicago, IL

 

​​​​Coyle, P. T.,​ ​Foti, R. J., Plocinik, A., & Roediger, M. (April, 2018). Examining Patterns of Implicit Theory Congruence between Leaders and Followers.​ ​Poster presented at the​ ​​​32nd​ ​Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference,​ Chicago, IL

 

​​Selden, M.,​ ​Coyle, P. T.,​ ​Foti, R. J.,​ ​&​ ​Plocinik, A.​ (​April, 2018). Comparing Profiles of Followers in Students and Working Adults. Poster presented at the​ ​​​32nd​ ​Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference,​ ​Chicago, IL

 

Mitchell, T. D.,​ ​Coyle, P. T.,​ ​&​ ​Plocinik, A.​ ​(April, 2018). Gender and emergent leadership: When prosocial motivation and communication matter. In​ ​T.​ ​D. Mitchell (Chair),​ ​Gender and Leadership in​ STEM and Team Contexts: Addressing the Gender Bias. Symposium conducted at the​ ​32nd​ ​Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference,​ ​Chicago, IL

 

Coyle, P. T. (August, 2017). Expanding Perspectives and Outcomes of Leader and Follower Role Congruence. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the 77th Academy of Management conference, Atlanta, GA

 

Coyle, P. T., Foti, R. J., Gehringer, M., & Roediger, M. (August, 2017). Examining Patterns of Implicit Theory Congruence between Leaders and Followers. In P. Coyle (Chair), Expanding Perspectives and Outcomes of Leader and Follower Role Congruence. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the 77th Academy of Management conference, Atlanta, GA

 

Goswami, A., Carsten, M., & Coyle, P. T. (August, 2017). Antecedents to Implicit Followership Theories: Past Experiences & Personalities. Paper presented at the meeting of the 77th Academy of Management conference, Atlanta, GA

 

Cooper, A., MacDougal, A., Coyle, P. T., & Bagdasarov, Z. (August, 2017). Is the Road to the Dark Side paved with Good Intent?: A pattern approach to OCB motives and OCB. Paper presented at the meeting of the 77th Academy of Management conference, Atlanta, GA

 

Coyle, P. T., Gehringer, M., Scott, M. D., & Hauenstein, N. M. A. (April, 2017).  Relating approach-avoidance to affect using a pattern-oriented approach.  Poster presented at the 31st Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Orlando, FL

 

Shah, Y., Coyle, P. T., & Foti, R. J. (April, 2017). An Examination of Implicit Theory Measurement across Leaders and Followers.  Poster presented at the 31st Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Orlando, FL

 

Roediger, M., Coyle, P. T., Shah, Y., Gladfelter, J., Burns, D., & Foti, R. J. (April, 2017). Examining Leader/Follower Characteristics: Comparing Large Student and Work Samples. Poster presented at the 31st Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Orlando, FL

 

Coyle, P. T. (August, 2016). Contextualizing followership with a pattern-oriented approach In A. Goswami (Chair), Challenging Traditional Views of Followership: A Multi-perspective Approach. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the 76th Academy of Management conference, Vancouver, BC

 

Coyle, P. T. & Foti, R. J. (August, 2016). Matching patterns of implicit followership theories to followership context. In D. Zoogah (Chair), Antecedents, Mediators, and Moderators of Strategic Followership. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the 76th Academy of Management conference, Vancouver, BC

 

Shah, Y., Coyle, P. T., & Foti, R. J. (April, 2016).  Reevaluating the Measurement of Follower Characteristics using Item Response Theory.  Poster presented at the 31st Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Anaheim, CA.

 

Coyle, P. T. (April, 2016). Measuring leadership and followership: Clarifying constructs and items. Symposium conducted at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

 

Roediger, M., Coyle, P. T., Shah, Y. J., Poli, R-A. E., Burns, D., & Foti, R. J. (April, 2016). Differentiating implicit leader and follower theories: A new measurement strategy. In P.T. Coyle (Chair), Measuring leadership and followership: Clarifying constructs and items. Symposium conducted at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

 

Coyle, P. T. & Foti, R. J. (August, 2015). Examining Patterns of Followership Ratings Using Latent Class Analysis. Paper presented at the 75th Academy of Management conference, Vancouver, BC

 

Foti, R. J. & Coyle, P. T. (August, 2015). Patterns of Leader and Follower Perceptions: How are They Related? In T. Dennerlein (Chair), Implicit Followership Theories and People’s Dispositions as Drivers of Leadership Effectiveness. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the 75th Academy of Management conference, Vancouver, BC

 

Coyle, P. T., Foti, R. J., Boyd, K. B., Shah, Y., & Roediger, M. (April, 2015).  Examining patterns of followership ratings using latent class Analysis.  Poster presented at the 30th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Philadelphia, PA

 

Snead, K. B., Coyle, P. T., & Foti, R. J. (April, 2015).  Differentiating perceptions of leaders and followers using item response theory.  Poster presented at the 30th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Philadelphia, PA

 

Scott, M. D., Hauenstein, N. M. A., & Coyle, P. T. (April, 2015).  Predicting job performance with four dimensions of approach-avoidance.  Poster to be presented at the 30th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Philadelphia, PA

 

Dinh, J. & Coyle, P. T. (May, 2014). ILT’s and IFT’s: Determinants of leadership emergence in dynamic teams.  Paper presented at the 29th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Honolulu, HI

 

Coyle, P. T. & Foti, R. J. (May, 2014). Examining prototypes, cooperation and congruence in exchange relationships. Paper presented at the 29th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Honolulu, HI

 

Coyle, P. T., Snead, K. B., Foti, R. J., Shah, Y., Thompson, N. J., & Massara, J. (May, 2014). Measuring implicit followership theories with cue validity. Poster presented at the 29th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Honolulu, HI

 

Foti, R. J., Coyle, P. T., & Bray, B. C. (May, 2014). Differentiating perceptions of leaders and followers using ILTs and IFTs. Poster presented at the 29th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Honolulu, HI

 

Agrawal, D., Coyle, P. T., Gangadharan, A., Grube, E., Mesdaghinia, S., Rhew, N., Singh, K., Trinh, M., Weisberg, M., & Wilborn, S. (June, 2013). Disasters, distractions, and disinterest: Managing the classroom through the worst of times.  Interactive session Presented at the 40th Organizational Behavior Teaching Society conference, Asheville, NC

 

Tolbert, A., Coyle, P. T., & Ekema-Agbaw, M. L. (March, 2013). Examining relationship abuse in adolescents: A categorical data analysis. Poster presented to the 25th Association for Psychological Science conference, Washington, DC

 

Coyle, P. T., Foti, R. J., Snead, K. B., & Thompson, N. (April, 2013). A pattern-oriented approach to examining IFT’s. Poster presented at the 28th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Houston, TX

 

Coyle, P. T., Foti, R. J., Giles, W., Langford, L., & Hollup, D. (April, 2013). An examination of prototypes and leader-member exchange. Poster presented at the 28th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Houston, TX

 

Snead, K. B., Coyle, P. T., Diana, R., & Foti, R. J. (April, 2013). Semantic priming as a measure of implicit leadership theories. Paper presented at the 28th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, Houston, TX

 

Coyle, P. T., Smith, R. C., Baldner, C., & Melkonian, A. (August, 2012). An examination of perceived behavioral control and alcohol use. Poster presented at the 100th American Psychological Association conference, Orlando, FL

 

Coyle, P. T., Thompson, N., Foti, R. J., Snead, K. B., Collura, M., & Moshier, S. J. (April, 2012) Accounting for context in IFT measurement. Poster presented at the 27th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, San Diego, CA

 

Scott, M.D., Hauenstein, N., & Coyle, P. T. (April, 2012). Measuring approach-avoidance motivation: expanding dimensionality and the implied outcomes problem. Poster presented at the 27th Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology conference, San Diego, CA

 

Schmitt, E., Snead, K. B., Coyle, P. T., & Vinson, M. (July, 2011). Impact of gossip on personal empathy and interpersonal trust:  The trials and tribulations of understanding and influencing interpersonal communication. Poster presented at the 23rd Association for Psychological Science conference, Washington, DC

 

Snead, K. B., Coyle, P. T., Bowden, E., & Vinson, M. (June, 2011). Impact of gossip on interpersonal trust and commitment: A protocol for monitoring and influencing interpersonal communication. Paper presented at the 99th American Psychological Association conference, Washington, DC

 

Coyle, P. T., Lee, J., & Lucius, H. (October, 2010). The effects of research and development on value added: An exploration of a comprehensive measure of a firm’s financial wealth and well-being. Paper presented at the Fall International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines conference, Memphis, TN

 

Coyle, P., Vallath, C., & FitzGerald, S. (June, 2009). Marketing on the web in uncertain times: An examination of advertising on popular news web sites. Paper presented at the 5th International Association of Online Communicators conference, Washington, DC