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Jenny Dose

Professor of Management



717-766-2511, ext. 2320

Interest and areas of expertise

Group decision making, selection, organizational social network analysis

  • B.A. Management; Psychology (double major, Wittenberg University)
  • M.A. Psychology (The Ohio State University)
  • Ph.D. Psychology (The Ohio State University)
Classes I teach
  • IDFY 101 First Year Seminar: Looking at Leadership
  • HRM 301 Human Resource Management
  • HRM 311 Organizational Behavior
  • HRM/LEAD 312 Leading Organizational Change

Dr. Jenny Dose grew up in Toledo, OH and Pittsburgh. Dr. Dose joined Messiah in 2000 after teaching for five years at the University of Minnesota-Morris. In addition to her teaching experience, Dr. Dose has experience in performance appraisal, selection, organizational development, and strategic planning consulting for educational, healthcare, and insurance organizations. Her research specialties include group decision making, selection, social network analysis, and work values. She has also written about Christian faith as it relates to leadership and to teaching management. She has published articles in the Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, Human Resources Management Review, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Employee Rights and Responsibilities Journal, and Applied Psychology: An International Review, and Group Dynamics. She has also published a study guide to accompany a popular Principles of Management textbook. Dr. Dose currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Biblical Integration in Business.

Dr. Dose is involved in First United Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg. In her spare time she continues to cheer for Ohio State.

  • Dose, J. J. (2014). Organizational effectiveness in higher education: Faculty informal structure as social capital. ERIC document ED545643.
  • Dose, J. J. (2014). Spreading the “tone at the top” throughout the organization. Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, 17(1), 35-40.
  • Dose, J. J. (2012). Proverbs: Ancient wisdom for contemporary organizations. Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, 15(2), 8-27.
  • Dose, J. J. (2009). Difficult choices in total compensation: Balancing health care costs and wage increases. Journal of Human Resource Education, 3(2), 11-19.
  • Dose, J. J. (2009). Human nature and teaching management theory. Christian Business Academy Review, 4, 19-28.
  • Hagenbuch, D. J., Wiese, M. D., Dose, J. J., & Bruce, M. L. (2008). Understanding satisfied and affectively committed clients' lack of referral intent. Services Marketing Quarterly, 29, 24-74.
  • Dose, J. J. (2006). Leader-Member Exchange in Scripture: Insights from Jesus, Noah, and Abraham. Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, 81-110.
  • Dose, J. J. (2003). Information exchange in personnel selection decisions. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 52, 237-252.
  • Thoms, P., Dose, J. J., & Moore, K. S. (2002). Accountability, job satisfaction, and trust in management. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 13, 307-323.
  • Dose, J. J., & Klimoski, R. J. (1999). The diversity of diversity: Work values effects on formative team processes. Human Resource Management Review, 9, 83-108.
  • Dose. J. J. (1999). The relationship between work values similarity and team-member and leader-member exchange relationships. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 3, 20-32.
  • Dose, J. J. (1997). Work values: An integrative framework and illustrative application to organizational socialization. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 70, 219-240.
  • Dose, J. J., & Klimoski, R. J. (1995). Doing the right thing in the workplace: Accountability in the face of responsibility. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 8, 35-56.