Scott Dust

Raymond E. Glos Professor & Associate Professor



Academic Background

  • Ph.D., Management/Organizational Behavior, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University (2013)
  • M.B.A., Management, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business (2009)
  • B.S., Management/Entrepreneurship, Kelley School of Business (2004)

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Prior to academia, Dr. Dust participated in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures in market research, brokerage, and actuarial consulting. Prior to his position at Miami University, Dr. Dust was an Assistant Professor of Management at Eastern Kentucky University (2013-2015). Dr. Dust continues to work with organizations, primarily in the area of human capital assessment design and delivery.

Recent Publications

  • (27) Dust, S. B., Liu, H., & Wang, S. (in press). The effect of mindfulness and job demands on motivation and performance trajectories across the workweek: An entrainment theory perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • (26) Ziegert, J. C. & Dust, S. B. (in press). Integrating formal leadership and shared leadership: The moderating influence of role ambiguity on team innovation. Journal of Business and Psychology.
  • (25) Wang, P., Dust, S. B., & Wang, Z. (in press). Leader sex and employee power distance orientation as boundary conditions of the relationship between leader humility and leader-member exchange. Human Performance.
  • (24) Dust, S., Wang, P., Rode, J., Wu, Z., & Wu, X. (in press). The effect of leader and follower extraversion on leader-member exchange: An interpersonal perspective incorporating power distance orientation. Journal of Social Psychology.
  • (23) Liu, H, Li, Y., & Dust, S. B. (2021). "Fully recharged"evenings? A dual-path model of the effects of evening cyber leisure on employees' sleep and next-day work. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106(7), 990-1006.
  • (22) Bhatti, S. H., Kiyani, S. K., Dust, S. B., & Zakariya, R. (2021). The impact of ethical leadership on project success: the mediating role of trust and knowledge sharing. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 14(4), 982-998.
  • (21) Liu, H., Xu, M., Dust, S. B., & Yang, S. (2021). Leader-follower risk-propensity incongruence, intellectual stimulation, and creative performance: A configurational perspective. Personnel Psychology, 74(1), 143-173.
  • (20) Dust, S. B., Rode, J., & Wang, P. (2020). Leader self-enhancement values: Curvilinear and congruence effects. Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, 41(5), 687-701.
  • (19) Qin, X., Dust, S. B., DiRenzo, M. S., & Wang, S. (2020). Negative creativity in leader-follower relations: A daily investigation of leaders' creative mindset, moral disengagement, and abusive supervision. Journal of Business and Psychology, 35, 665-682.
  • (18) Dust, S. B., & Tims, M. (2020). Job crafting via decreasing hindrance demands: The motivating role of interdependence misfit and the facilitating role of autonomy. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 69(3), 881-912.
  • (17) Dust, S. B., Wang, P., & Lai, L. (2020). I'm too old for this: Time demands and older, early-career employees' receptivity to supervisor support. Journal of Career Development, 47(2), 220-236.
  • (16) Bierman, L., Brymer, R., Dust, S. B., & Hwang, H. (2019). Gatekeeping and our moral fabric: Has social capital deterioration vanquished professional oversight? Journal of Professions and Organization, 6(3), 377-386.
  • (15) Xu, M., Qin, X., Dust, S. B., & DiRenzo, M. S. (2019). Supervisor-subordinate proactive personality congruence and psychology safety: A signaling theory approach to employee voice behavior. The Leadership Quarterly, 30(4), 440-453.
  • (14) Graham, K. A., Mawritz, M. B., Dust, S. B, Greenbaum, R. L., & Ziegert, J. C. (2019). Too many cooks in the kitchen: The effects of dominance incompatibility on relationship conflict and subsequent abusive supervision. The Leadership Quarterly, 30(3), 351-364.
  • (13) Dust, S. B., Gerhardt, M. W, & Hebbalalu, D., & Murray, M. (2019). Protecting my turf: The moderating role of generational differences on the relationships between self-direction and hedonism values and reactions to generational diversity. The Journal of Social Psychology, 159(2), 153-169.
  • (12) Weintraub, J., Pattusamy, M., & Dust, S. B. (2019). Mindful multitasking: Disentangling the effect of polychronicity on work-home conflict and life satisfaction. The Journal of Social Psychology, 159(4), 497-502.
  • (11) Margolis, J. A., &, Dust, S. B (2019). It's all relative: A social comparison perspective on organizational based self-esteem in teams. Group and Organization Management, 44(2), 361-395.
  • (10) Dust, S. B., Rode, J, C., Arthaud-Day, M., Culbertson, S., & Ramaswami, A. (2018). Managing the self-esteem, employment gaps, and employment quality process: The role of facilitation- and understanding-based emotional intelligence. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39(5), 543-693.
  • (9) Dust, S. B., Resick, C. J., Margolis, J. A., Mawritz, M. B., & Greenbaum, R. L. (2018). Ethical leadership and employee success: Examining the roles of psychological empowerment and emotional exhaustion. The Leadership Quarterly, 29(5), 570-583.
  • (8) Graham, K. A., Dust, S. B, & Ziegert, J. C. (2018). Supervisor-employee power distance incompatibility, gender similarity, and relationship conflict: A test of interpersonal interaction theory. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(3), 334-346.
  • (7) Dust, S. B., & Ziegert, J. C. (2016). Multi-leader teams in review: A contingent-configuration perspective of effectiveness. International Journal of Management Reviews, 18(4), 518-541.
  • (6) Dust, S. B. (2015). Mindfulness, flow, and mind wandering: The role of trait-based mindfulness in state-task alignment. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 8(4), 1-6.
  • (5) Mawritz, M. B., Dust, S. B., & Resick, C. J. (2014). Hostile climate, abusive supervision, and employee coping: Does conscientiousness matter? Journal of Applied Psychology, 99(4), 737-747.
  • (4) Dust, S. B., Resick, C. J., & Mawritz, M. B. (2014). Transformational leadership, psychological empowerment, and the moderating role of mechanistic-organic contexts. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35(3), 413-433.
  • (3) Dust, S. B., & Greenhaus, J. H. (2013). Integrating spirituality and the work-home interface: A resource and demand perspective. Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion, 10(3), 282-305.
  • (2) Resick, C. J., Hargis, M. B., Shao, P., & Dust, S. B. (2013). Ethical leadership, moral equity judgments, and discretionary work behavior. Human Relations, 66(7), 951-972.
  • (1) Dust, S. B., & Ziegert, J. C. (2012). When are multiple leaders most effective? It's complex. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 5(4), 421-424.

Honors & Awards

  • Miami University, Farmer School of Business: Richard K. Smucker Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2019)
  • Miami University, Farmer School of Business: James Robeson Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award (2018)
  • Drexel University: Outstanding Promise Doctoral Award (2013)
  • Drexel University: Teaching Excellence Award (2011)


Scott B. Dust, Ph.D. is the Dr. John F. Mee Endowed Assistant Professor of Management in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University. Dr. Dust earned his Ph.D. in Management/Organizational Behavior at the LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, and his B.S. and M.B.A. from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.

His primary areas of research are leadership, leader-follower relationships, and teams. He is currently working on research projects that evaluate metacognitive capacities (e.g., self-awareness, mindfulness, emotional intelligence); personal characteristics that enable employees to overcome work-related interpersonal challenges and leverage interpersonal differences in order to engage in constructive conflict.

He is the winner of two junior faculty awards through the Farmer School of Business; the James Robeson Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award (2018) and the Richard K. Smucker Teaching Excellence Award (2019). His work has appeared in academic journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, and Human Relations, and he currently serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Group and Organization Management, and Journal of Social Psychology.

He has taught several courses while at Miami University, including introduction to management and leadership (MGT 291), leadership and learning (MGT 415), leadership, teams, and ethical decision making (BUS 650), and capstone consulting (BUS 601).


  • FALL 2021
  • MGT 415 A TR 10:05AM-11:25AM FSB 0038
  • MGT 415 B TR 11:40AM-1:00PM FSB 0038
Scott Dust

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • TR: 8:45am a?? 9:45am


* Accessible version of PDF available upon request.