Assistant Professor, Organizational Behaviour

Profile

Dr. Monzani is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at Ivey Business School (Western Ontario University). Previously, he was a lecturer in Leadership at the Graduate School of Management of Plymouth University (United Kingdom). Also, he is an associate researcher at both the Institute for Organizational Development and Quality of Work Life of the University of Valencia (Spain) and the and Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations at Goethe University (Frankfurt, Germany). Dr. Monzani completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership at the Ivey Business School of Western Ontario University (Canada). He holds a Ph.D. in Psychology of Human Resources by the University of Valencia and is an Erasmus Mundus Master in Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology.

His research interest lies within advanced concepts in organizational behavior, such as exemplary leadership, commitment to lead, and other topics bridging neuropsychology with Organizational behavior. Whenever possible, Lucas Monzani combines his research activities with his professional practice as an executive consultant. He has extensive experience in wide array of topics of corporate life, such as leadership potential assessment & development, executive coaching, advanced recruitment & selection techniques, virtual team-building. As a consultant, Dr. Monzani contributed to several leadership development projects within the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) of the United Nations.

Teaching

  • BUS 3311 – Leading People and Organization

Programs Taught

  • HBA

Education

  • Ph.D. in Psychology of Human Resources. University of Valencia (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Master Erasmus Mundus in Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology. Joint diploma from the Universidad de Valencia(Spain) and Alma Mater Studiorum di Bologna (Italy)
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Crossan, M.M., Byrne, A., Seijts, G.H., Reno, M., Monzani, L., Gandz, J., 2017, "Toward a Framework of Leader Character in Organizations", Journal of Management Studies, November 54(7): 986 - 1018.
  • Espi-Lopez, G.V., Lopez Bueno, L., Vincente Herrero, M.T., Martinez Arnau, F.M., Monzani, L., 2016, "Efficacy of manual therapy treatment for tension-type headache in anxiety and depressive disorders. A randomized controlled clinical trial", International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, December 22: 11 - 20.
  • Espi-Lopez, G.V., Zurriaga, R., Monzani, L., 2016, "The effect of manipulation plus massage therapy versus massage therapy alone in people with tension-type headache. A randomized controlled clinical trial", European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, October 52(5): 606 - 617.
  • Monzani, L., Braun, S., Van Dick, R., 2016, "The moderator role of organizational identification in the relation between authentic leadership and followers’ silence intentions", German Journal of Human Resource Management: Zeitschrift fuer Personalforschung, August 30: 3 - 4.
  • Monzani, L., Zurriaga, R., Espi-Lopez, G.V., Andersen, L.L., 2016, "Manual Therapy for Tension-type Headache related to Quality of Work Life and Work Presenteeism: A secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial", Complementary Therapies in Medicine 25: 86 - 91.
  • Buunk, A.P., Zurriaga, R., Gonzales-Navarro, P., Monzani, L., 2016, "Attractive Rivals May Undermine Career Advancement Expectations and Enhance Jealousy. An Experimental Study", European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, March 25(6): 790 - 803.
  • Monzani, L., Ripoll, P., Peiro, J.M., 2014, "The moderator role of followers’ personality traits in the relation between leadership styles, two types of task performance and work result satisfaction", European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 24(3): 444 - 461.
  • Monzani, L., Hernandez Bark, A.S.H.B., Van Dick, R., Peiro, J.M., 2014, "The synergistic effect of prototypicality and authenticity in the relation between leaders' gender and their organizational Identification", Journal of Business Ethics, August 132(4): 737 - 752.
  • Monzani, L., Ripoll, P., Peiro, J.M., Van Dick, R., 2014, "Loafing in the digital age: The role of computermediated communication in the relation between perceived loafing and group affective outcomes", Computers in Human Behavior, April 33: 279 - 285.
  • Monzani, L., Ripoll, P., Peiro, J.M., 2014, "Followers’ agreeableness and extraversion and their loyalty towards authentic leadership", Psicothema, January 26(1): 69 - 75.

Works in Progress

  • Monzani L., Knoll, M., Giesnner, S., van Dick, R., Peiró J. M. (2016). Between a rock and hard place: Direct and combined effects of authentic leadership, organizational identification, and team prototypicality on Managerial voice. Submitted to: Journal of Business Ethics
  • Rolf van Dick, Rudolf Kerschreiter, Nik Steffens, Serap Arslan Akfirat, Lorenzo Avanzi, Kitty Dumont, Olga Epitropaki, Katrien Fransen, Steffen Gießner, Roberto Gonzales, Ronit Kark, Jérémy Lemoine, Jukka Lipponen, Yannis Markovits, Lucas Monzani, Gábor Orosz, Diwakar Pandey, Christine Roland-Lévy, Sebastian Schuh, Tomoki Sekiguchi, Lynda Jiwen Song, Jeroen Stouten, Srinivasan Tatachari, Daniel Valdenegro, Lisanne van Bunderen, Viktor Vörös, Sut I Wong, Xin-an Zhang, & S. Alexander Haslam; Identity leadership going global: Results from an international validation study of the Identity Leadership Inventory. Submitted to Journal of Management.
  • Monzani L., Crossan M. (2016). Towards a model of Commitment to lead. Target journal: Leadership Quarterly.
  • Monzani L., Mateu G., Martínez, J., Hernandez Bark, A. S. (2017). Paying the cost to be the boss? Two laboratory studies exploring role incongruence theory in female entrepreneurship. Target journal: Leadership Quarterly.
  • Monzani L., Seijts, G. H., Crossan M. (2017). The network structure of leader character and its relations to positive work outcomes Target journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
  • Monzani L., Ruiz Vargas, E., Crossan M., Seijts, G. H. (2017). Connecting the dots: Applying network theory to validate psychometric tools and predict organizational outcomes. Target Journal: Organizational Research Methods
  • Monzani, L., Ripoll, P., Lira, E., Peiró, J. M. (2017). Goal commitment mediates the influence of authentic leaders on followers’ performance criteria, but only if goals are self-set. Target journal: Journal of Organizational Behavior
  • Monzani, L., Zurriaga, R., Espí-López, G. V. (2016), Work Presenteeism, tension-type headache and workers’ quality of work life. Target: Journal of occupational and organizational Psychology

Honours & Awards

  • Award: Western University, New International Research Network Award (NOA – NIRN) - CAD $5000 "The physiological correlates of leader character, and its influence on power and economic behavior." Role: Principal Investigator
  • Grant: European Commission under Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) scheme (http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/204775_en.html) Horizon 2020 project - €1.3.000.000. RUC-APS - "Enhancing and implementing knowledge based ICT solutions within high risk and uncertain conditions for agriculture production systems (RUC-APS)", funded by European Commission under Marie Curie RISE scheme - https://ruc-aps.eu/ Role: Co-investigator (Early Career)
  • Grant: Brescia University College - Western University (#09 – 2016) Research Grant - CAD $1136 “Leader character and gender: Does a women’s university make a difference?” Project Directors: Marlene Janzen Le Ber, Monzani, L.
  • Grant: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Partnership Development Grant -CAD $199,995 “Partnering to prevent workplace bullying using international and integrative perspectives” http://uwinnipeg.ca/wbmp/index.html Project Director: Harlos, K. (Project Director) Co-investigators: * Axelrod, L., Burr, C., Hogh A. (CL), Josephson, W., Knoll M., Lee, R., Lewis, D., Monzani, L., O`Farrell, G., Peter, T., Taylor C. * Alphabetical order. (CL) = Collaborator
  • Grant: Spanish ministry of science and innovation (ECD/3628/2011) Joint research grant IDOCAL and CLBO, at Goethe University Frankfurt - € 3,900 “Authentic leadership, Prototypicality, and Organizational Identification” Project Directors: Monzani, L.; van Dick, R. Role: Project Coordinator, first author.
  • Grant: Generalitat Valenciana (GVPROMETEO2012-048) Funding for excellent research groups - € 2,100 “Negative emotions at the workplace” Project coordinators: Zurriaga R., Gonzales-Navarro P., Buunk, A. H Role & tasks: Experimental design, software development, and data collection.
  • Grant: Universidad de Valencia – (UV-BC-10-067) Beca pre-doctoral de colaboración en IDOCAL & UMIVALE, mutua de riesgo valenciana - € 1,800 “Work Absenteeism in Spain – 2009” Role & tasks: Analyses of secondary data, Report writing.
  • Grant: European Union scholarship Official EU master program - € 42,000 Erasmus Mundus Master on Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology (EM-WOP): Universidad de Valencia, Alma Master Studiorum di Bologna, Universidad de Barcelona, Universidad de Coimbra and Paris V (Rene Descartes).
  • Award: Best Paper Award - I Premio de Investigación Caballé-Gomar (€ 1,000) Espí-López GV, Zurriaga-Llorens R, Monzani L, Falla D. (2016), The effect of manipulation plus massage therapy versus massage therapy alone in people with tension-type headache. A randomized controlled clinical trial. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 52, 606-17
  • Award: Best Paper Award – Fundación Konrad Monzani L., Ripoll P., Peiró J. M. (2015), Winning the hearts and minds of followers: The interactive effects of follower’s emotional competencies and goal setting types on trust in leadership. Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología, 47, 1-21.
  • Award: Best Space station design award (Role: Team leader and human factors expert) European Space Agency –Space Station Design Workshop (SSDW 2208) Finalist Proposal: Group dynamics in microgravity (role: Experimental design, proposal development). European Space Agency – Student contest

Experience

  • Freelance consultant in Leadership and Executive Management: Executive assessment and coaching at Sourisseaux Partners Corporate Psychologists (Germany)
  • Senior administrative development and training at the Department of Peacekeeping Operations / Field support of the United Nations