Organization, Leadership, and Communication
Matthew  Monnot

Matthew Monnot

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Matthew J. Monnot is an experienced researcher in the field of Organizational Behavior and he has taught courses in Global Management, Leadership and Organizational Change. His diverse background includes professional experience as an internal consultant in the telecommunication and biotechnology industries for Genentech and AT&T, with a focus on organization development, workforce research and analytics, personnel selection and assessment.

Dr. Monnot’s current research interests are focused on the ways in which employees experience meaning and well being at work, how individual employees create organizational change, and international organizational behavior. He has been published in such top-ranked journals as the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Psychological Assessment, and Applied Psychology, and his work has been presented at numerous national and international academic conferences including those hosted by the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, International Congress of Psychology, and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

When Professor Monnot is not teaching, researching, consulting, or presenting, he enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle that includes snowboarding, kiteboarding, and surfing.


Ph.D. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 2008
M.S. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, 2004
B.S. Psychology, B.A. Sociology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2002


The following list is a selection of recent publications and does not represent the entire body of research.

Monnot, M. J. "Subjective well-being at work: Disentangling source effects of stress and support on enthusiasm, contentment, and meaningfulness" In Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 85, 2014 (with Beehr, T. A.)

Monnot, M.J. “Preparing global managers and consultants: A justification and framework for international exchange programs in higher education” In Internationalizing the Curriculum in Organizational Psychology, edited by R.L. Griffith and L.F. Thompson, New York, NY: Springer, 2014 (with Barnowe, J.T. and Youtz, G.)

Monnot, M.J. “Administrative assumptions in top-down selection: A test in graduate school admissions decisions” Applied Psychology: An International Review, Vol. 61, No. 3, 2012 (with Colarelli, S.M., Ronan, G.F., and Roscoe, A.M.)

Monnot, M.J. “A contingency model of union commitment and participation: Meta-analysis of the antecedents of militant and nonmilitant activities” Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 32, No. 8, 2011 (with Wagner, S.W., and Beehr, T. A.)

Monnot, M.J. “Moderators of the relationship between person-job fit and subjective well-being among Asian employees” International Journal of Stress Management, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2011 (with Park, H., Jacobs, A., & Wagner, S. W.)

Honors and Awards

Faculty Research Award, Pacific Lutheran University School of Business, 2012


Affiliate Faculty, PLU Chinese Studies, 2011-2014

Chair, Research Committee, PLU School of Business, 2011-2014

Unit Designate, Human Participants Review Board, PLU, 2011-2014

Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Social Psychology, Academy of Management Conference, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference

Matthew Monnot, University of San Francisco School of Management