Will Felps

Associate Professor

School of Management - BA, University of Texas, McCombs School of Business (2002) | PhD, University of Washington, Foster School of Business (2007)


Will Felps teaches and conducts research on a wide range of organizational behaviour and management topics. His research areas include leadership & motivation, team effectiveness, career management, measuring expertise, business ethics, improving academia, and mapping knowledge in scientific fields.

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About Will

Will’s prior research has investigated the asymmetric negative effects of bad apple teammates, the contagion of quitting in organizations, how stakeholder cultures impact performance, the consequences of one’s moral identity, how institutional factors reinforce the IQ-job performance relationship. His research has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. A video summary of his work with Colin Lee mapping the careers field can be viewed here. Will teaches courses at the undergraduate, masters, and PhD level. Will is engaged in a number of administrative service and engagement roles.