Neil Boyd

Neil Boyd

David J. '85 & Deborah West Professor in Management, and Professor of Management & Organizations
Management & Organizations Department Chair
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About Neil Boyd


  • PhD, Public Administration, Organization Development & Change, Public Management, Human Resource Management, Community Psychology, Research Methods & Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, 2003.
  • MBA, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Research Methods & Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University, 1992.
  • MA, Experimental Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Learning Theory, University of Notre Dame, 1990.
  • BA, Psychology, Bloomsburg University, 1986.

Recent and Representative Publications

Boyd, M. N., Larson, S., (2023) Building community at work: An exploratory study in healthcare system management. Journal of Community Psychology. 51(5), 2276-2299.

Boyd, M. N., Larson, S., (2023) Organizational cultures that support community: Does the competing values framework help us understand experiences of community at work?. Journal of Community Psychology. 51(4), 1695-1715.

Jonsen, R., Boyd, M. N., Oikelome, F., Trimble, D., (2023) Exploring the strategic human resource management black box by investigating the role of community experiences in high involvement work practices. Journal of Community Psychology. 51(3), 1078-1105.

Boyd, M. N., Liu, X., Horissian, K., (2022) Impact of Community Experiences on Student Retention Perceptions and Satisfaction in Higher Education. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. 24(2), 337-365.

Boyd, M. N., Martin, C. E., (2022) Sense of Community Responsibility at the Forefront of Crisis Management. Administrative Theory & Praxis. 44(1), 71-83.

Boyd, M. N., Nowell, B., (2022) Responsibility Toward Others is Vital in Public & Non-Profit Organizations: So how do we Cultivate it?. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Bowers, B., Boyd, M. N., McGoun, G. E., (2020) Greenbacks, Green Banks, and Greenwashing via LEED: Assessing Banks' Performance in Sustainable Construction. Sustainability. 13(5), 208-217.

Prati, G., Procentese, F., Albanesi, C., Cicognani, E., Fedi, A., Gatti, F., Mannarini, T., Rochira, A., Tartaglia, S., Boyd, M. N., Nowell, B., Gattino, S., (2020) Psychometric properties of the Italian version of the sense of community responsibility scale. Journal of Community Psychology. 48(6), 1770-1790.

Boyd, M. N., Nowell, B., (2020) Sense of community, sense of community responsibility, organizational commitment and identification, and public service motivation: a simultaneous test of affective states on employee well-being and engagement in a public service work context. Public Management Review. 22(7), 1024-1050.

Nowell, B., Izod, M. A., Ngaruiya, M. K., Boyd, M. N., (2016) Public Service Motivation and Sense of Community Responsibility: Comparing Two Motivational Constructs in Understanding Leadership Within Community Collaboratives. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 26(4), 663-676.

Boyd, M. N., Nowell, B., (2014) Psychological Sense of Community: A New Construct for the Field of Management. Journal of Management Inquiry. 23(2), 107-122.

Boyd, M. N., (2009) Administrative reform in the states. Public Administration Quarterly. 33(2), 155-163.

Boyd, M. N., (2009) Implementing large-scale organization development and change in the states. Public Administration Quarterly. 32(2), 233-270.

Recent Courses Taught

  • UNIV 200, Integrated Perspectives Course.
  • MORS 221, MGMT Research and Analysis.
  • MGMT 100, Exploring Management.
  • MORS 400, Management Consulting.
  • MORS 324, Organizational Forms.
  • MORS 325, Perf Mgmt, Measurement & Reptg.
  • MGMT 101, Intro to Organizatn/Management.
  • MSUS 315, Advanced Topics in MSUS.
  • MSUS 400, Management Consulting.
  • MSUS 400, Sustainability Action Learn..
  • MSUS 330, Sustainable Human Res Mgmt.

Awards and Honors

  • Campus Sustainability Champion, Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium, (2020).
  • Barry R. Maxwell Award, Bucknell University, (2017).
  • University Faculty Fellow, Bucknell University, (2017).
  • C. Graydon and Mary E. Rogers Faculty Fellow Award, Bucknell University, (2014).
  • 2005 James Jordan Award for Teaching Excellence, Penn State University, (2005).

Further Information

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209 Holmes Hall