Scott A Jeffrey, PhD
PhD, University of Chicago
MBA, Santa Clara University
BSC, Santa Clara University
Office: Bey Hall, Room 255
CV URL: ScottJeffrey's CV
Fall 2014 Office Hours:
Regularly Taught Courses:
Decision Making Under Uncertainty BK/BM 498
Dr. Jeffrey joined Monmouth University in September of 2009 and is teaching courses in organizational behavior and management. Prior to coming to Monmouth University, he taught organizational behavior and behavioral decision making at the University of Waterloo in southern Ontario, Canada. His current research interests revolve around the use of incentives in organizations, both for employees and for customers. In particular, he is interested in tangible incentives; high-end merchandise and travel. His most current project is leading up a research team exploring the motivational events industry.
Dr. Jeffrey also has extensive industry experience, having worked for 11 years in California's Silicon Valley prior to returning to the University of Chicago for his PhD in 1997. While at the University of Chicago he also did HR and strategic management consulting, as well as helping to develop online course content.
Webb, Alan, Jeffrey, Scott A., and Schulz, Axel. In Press. Factors affecting goal difficulty and performance when employees select their own goal: Evidence from the field, Journal of Management Accounting Research, forthcoming
Jeffrey, Scott A., and Adomdza, Gordon K. In press. Incentive salience and improved performance. Human Performance, forthcoming.
Jeffrey, Scott A., Schulz, Axel, and Webb, Alan. In press. The performance effects of an ability-based approach to goal assignment. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, forthcoming.
Maxwell, Andrew, Jeffrey, Scott A., and Levesque, Moren. 2009. "Business angel earlystage decision making," Journal of Business Venturing, forthcoming.
Jeffrey, Scott A., Onay, Selcuk, & Larrick Richard P. 2009. "Goal attainment as a resource: The cushion effect in risky choice above a goal." Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, forthcoming.
Jeffrey, Scott A. 2009. "Justifiability and the Motivational Power of Tangible Non-Cash Incentives." Human Performance, 22(2), 143-155.