Darryl Rice

Assistant Professor




  • Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Central Florida (2015)
  • M.B.A., Leadership, Jacksonville University (2010)
  • B.S., Finance/Multinational Business, Florida State University (2005)


  • Prior to academia, Dr. Rice was an Investment Manager Analyst for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch (2006-2010). While working in the financial services industry, he obtained his Series 7 and Series 66 securities licenses.


  • PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES (* = doctoral student; # = master-level student; = undergraduate student)
  • Aguinis, H. A., Beltran J., R.,* Archibold, E. E.,^ Jean, E. L.,^ & Rice D. B.^ (in press). Thought experiments: A review and recommendations. Journal of Organizational Behavior. (^ equal contribution; order is alphabetized). Note: This is a focal article to be published together with commentaries by Drs. Denise Rousseau, Dov Eden, Gary Latham, and Bill Gardner.
  • Rice, D. B., Taylor, R. M., Wei, S., Wang., Y., & Ge, V#. (2022). My company cares about my success...I think: Clarifying why and when a firm's ethical reputation impacts employees' subjective career success. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Aguinis, H. A., Archibold, E. E.,*^ & Rice D. B.^ (2022). Let's fix our own problem: Quelling the irresponsible perfect research storm. Journal of Management Studies. (^ equal contribution; order is alphabetized).
  • Rice, D. B. (2022). The word on the street: Science is not advocacy, but publishing research is. Group & Organization Management.
  • Rice, D. B. & Cotton-Nessler, N (2022). I want to achieve my goals, when I can. The interactive effect of leader organization-based self-esteem and political skill on goal-focused leadership. Current Psychology.
  • Rice, D. B. & Day, S. W. (2022). The impact of hindrance appraisals on leader bottom-line mentality: Implications for leadership drawbacks and the amplification effect of leader neuroticism. International Journal of Stress Management.
  • Rice, D. B. & Luse, W (2022). How organizational justice impacts supervisor bottom-line mentality: The role of the institutionalization of ethics. Current Psychology.
  • Rice, D. B., Massey, M.*, & Mchiri, A.* (2022). A trickle-down model of organizational embodiment and the role of supervisor neuroticism. Journal of Management & Organization.
  • Rice, D. B. & Busby, A. D. (2022). How and when challenging supervisors impact employee bottom-line mentality? The roles of supervisor duty orientation and employee positive affectivity. Current Psychology.
  • Rice, D. B., Young, N., & Sheridan, S. (2021). Improving employee emotional and behavioral investments via the trickle-down effect of organizational inclusiveness. The role of supervisory moral identity. Journal of Business and Psychology, 36(2), 267-282.
  • Ambrose, M. L., Rice, D. B., & Mayer, D. M. (2021). Justice climate and workgroup outcomes: The role of coworker fair behavior and workgroup structure. Journal of Business Ethics, 172(1), 79-99.
  • Wesley, C. L., Martin, G. W., Rice, D. B., & Lubojacky, C. J*. (2021). Do the right thing: The imprinting of deonance at the upper echelons. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-27.
  • Rice, D. B., & Young, N. (2021). Integrating ethics and inclusion: How and when upper-level managerial leadership impact supervisory inclusiveness. Current Psychology
  • Rice, D. B., Massey, M.*, Roberts, A*. & Sterzenbach, N . (2021). A social exchange examination of upper-level management and supervisor organizational embodiment: The roles of supervisor psychological contract fulfillment and conscientiousness. Journal of Social Psychology.
  • Rice, D. B., Letwin, C., Taylor, R., & Wo, X (2021). Extending the trickle-down model of abusive supervision. The role of moral disengagement. Journal of Social Psychology, 161(1), 40-46.
  • Rice, D. B. & Reed, N. D*. (2021). Supervisor emotional exhaustion and goal-focused leader behavior: The roles of supervisor bottom-line mentality and conscientiousness. Current Psychology, 1-16.
  • Rice, D. B., Taylor, R., & Forrester, J. (2020). The unwelcoming experience of abusive supervision and the impact of leader characteristics: Turning employees into poor organizational citizens and future quitters. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 29(4), 601-618.
  • Rice, D. B., Young, N., Johnson D. , Walton, R.#, & Stacy, S. (2020). Overall justice and supervisor conscientiousness: Implications for ethical leadership and employee self-esteem. Business Ethics: A European Review, 29(4), 856-869.
  • Letwin, C., Wo, D. X., Folger, R. G., Rice, D. B., Taylor, R., Richards, B., & Taylor, S. G (2016). The "Right" and the "Good" in ethical leadership: Implications for supervisors' performance and promotability evaluations. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Folger, R., Ganegoda, D., Rice, D. B., Taylor, R., & Wo, D. X. (2013). Bounded autonomy and behavioral ethics: Deonance and reactance as competing motives. Human Relations.
  • Rice, D. B. Institutional resentment (2018): A socio-psychological process of marginalization, retribution, and suppression. In M. Gerhardt and J. Peluchette (Eds.) Millennials: Characteristics, Trends, and Perspectives. Nova Science Publishers.
  • Schminke, M., Johnson, M^., & Rice, D. B^. (2015). Justice and organizational structure: A review. In R. Cropanzano and M. Ambrose (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Justice. New York: Oxford University Press. (^ equal contribution; order is alphabetized).


  • Academy of Management (AOM) Best Paper Award: Social Issues in Management track (2022)
  • President, Management Faculty of Color Association (2019-present)
  • Board member, Southern Management Association (2021-present)
  • Vice President, Miami University Association of Black Faculty and Staff (2021-present)
  • Miami University, Presidential Proclamation and Medallion: University-level Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Taskforce (2020)
  • Miami University, Center for Teaching Excellence: Faculty Commendation (2020)
  • Miami University, Center for Teaching Excellence: Faculty Commendation (2018)
  • Southern Management Association Best Paper: Ethics, Social, & Diversity Issues Track (2015)
  • University of Central Florida College of Business Administration Ph.D Excellence in Graduate Teaching (2014)
  • University of Central Florida Presidential Fellowship Award (2014)
  • Southern Management Association Best Doctoral Student Paper: Ethics, Social, & Diversity Issues Track (2013)
  • University of Notre Dame Excellence in Ethics Research Scholarship (2013)


Darryl B. Rice, Ph.D. or "Dr. Ice" to his colleagues and students, is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University and current President of the Management Faculty of Color Association. Dr. Rice earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management at the University of Central Florida, his M.B.A with a concentration in Leadership from Jacksonville University, and his B.S. in Finance/Multinational Business Operations from Florida State University. He is an award-winning scholar and teacher. His research examines the relationship between leadership and fairness in three areas: organizational justice, behavioral ethics, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. His work has been published in leading academic journals such as Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business and Psychology, and Group and Organization Management. His work also appears in the Oxford Handbook of Organizational Justice. His research has been presented and featured at conferences such as the Academy of Management, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and Southern Management Association. He primarily teaches Introduction to Management and Leadership and Cross Cultural Management. He has also been an invited guest to organizational justice and behavioral ethics themed conferences. Additionally, Dr. Rice is involved with The PhD Project. Prior to academia, Dr. Rice was an Investment Manager Analyst for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. While working in the financial services industry, he obtained his Series 7 and Series 66 securities licenses.


  • FALL 2023
  • MGT 304 A 2:50PM 4:10PM T R 1035 FSB
  • MGT 304 B 4:25PM 5:45PM T R 1035 FSB
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