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IU Kokomo

Elizabeth Clayton

School of Business

Expert Bio

Elizabeth Clayton is an assistant professor of management in the School of Business at IU Kokomo. Her research includes examining both interpersonal and team dynamics in the workplace by considering people’s motivations and characteristics that influence both leader-follower and team-member relationships and associated methodological challenges when examining phenomenon that operate in a multi-level context.

She uses various qualitative and quantitative methodological approaches in her research collected through secondary data, in-depth interviews, surveys and lab-based experiments.

Clayton received her master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of North Carolina Charlotte and completed her Ph.D. at UNCC’s Organizational Science Program.

Areas of Expertise

Motivations in the workplace, interpersonal workplace dynamics, leader-employee relationship quality, team dynamics, and workplace outcomes of focus: stress, burnout, job satisfaction, well-being, and employee productivity and efficiency.