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Malissa Clark

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Associate Head
Associate Professor, Industrial-Organizational Program

Note: I am not recruiting graduate students during the 2023-24 application cycle


Ph.D., Wayne State University, 2010

Research Interests

My research interests fall under the broad topic of employee well-being. I study topics including overwork and workaholism, work-family dynamics, and effects of stressors on health and well-being outcomes.

Selected Publications

Clark, M. A. (2024). Never Not Working: Why the Always-On Culture is Bad for Business--and How to Fix It. Harvard Business Review Press.

Clark, M. A., Hunter, E. M., & Carlson, D. S. (in press). Hidden costs of anticipated workload for individuals and partners: Exploring the role of daily fluctuations in workaholism. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

Clark, M. A., Smith, R. W., & Haynes, N. J. (2020). The multidimensional workaholism scale: Linking the conceptualization and measurement of workaholism. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105(11).

Clark, M. A., Robertson, M., & Young, S. (2019). "I feel your pain": A critical review of organizational research on empathy. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40, 166-192.

Clark, M. A., Robertson, M. M., Carter, N. T. (2018). You spin me right round: Workplace correlates of daily affect spin. Journal of Management, 44, 3176-3199.

Clark, M. A., Early, R. J., Baltes, B. B., & Krenn, D. (2019). Work-family behavioral role conflict: Scale development and validation. Journal of Business and Psychology, 34(1), 39-53.

Clark, M. A., Beiler, A., & Zimmerman, L. (2016). Work-family conflict of women workaholics. In M. Mills (Ed.), Gender and the Work-Family Experience: An Intersection of Two Domains.Springer Publishing.

Clark, M. A., Michel, J. S., Zhdanova, L, Pui, S., & Baltes, B. B. (2016). All work and no play? A meta-analytic examination of the correlates and outcomes of workaholism. Journal of Management, 42, 1836-1873.

Clark, M. A., Michel, J. S., Early, B., & Baltes, B. B. (2014). Strategies for coping with work stressors and family stressors: Scale development and validation Journal of Business and Psychology, 29, 617-638.

Graduate Students in My Lab

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