Dr Adam Kay

Lecturer in Management

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
a.kay@business.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 68126

Overview

Dr. Adam A. Kay is a Lecturer in Management at the UQ Business School. Adam is former biotech business manager, executive consultant and coach, and international arbitration lawyer. An award winning teacher for his course "Wise Leadership", Adam's research interests include mindfulness, positive and moral psychology, conflict management, work performance, and corporate social responsibility. Adam's research has been published in top management and psychology journals, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, The Leadership Quarterly, Academy of Management Learning and Education, and Academy of Management Perspectives, and in books by leading publishing houses such as Oxford University Press, Routledge, and Guilford Press.

Research Interests

  • Mindfulness at work
    Mindfulness training interventions
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Conflict Management
  • Moral Psychology

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of British Columbia

Publications

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Kay, A., Masters-Waage, T. and Skarlicki, D. (2019). Mindfulness at work. Oxford Bibliographies in Management. (pp. *-*) edited by T. Allen. New York, NY, United States: Oxford University Press.

  • Aquino, K. and Kay, A. (2018). A social cognitive model of moral identity. Atlas of Moral Psychology. (pp. 133-140) edited by Kurt Gray and Jesse Graham. New York, NY, United States: Guilford Press.

  • Bies, Robert J., Barclay, Laurie J., Saldanha, Maria Francisca, Kay, Adam A. and Tripp, Thomas M. (2018). Trust and Distrust: Their interplay with forgiveness in organizations. The Routledge Companion to Trust. (pp. 302-325) edited by Rosalind H. Searle, Ann-Marie I. Nienaber and Sim B. Sitkin. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315745572-21

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Barnes, Christopher, Calderwood, Charles C., Kay, Adam Austen, Kundro, Timothy, Affinito, Salvatore, Belinda, Casher, Christian, Michael, French, Kimberly, Hafenbrack, Andrew, King, Danielle D., Schabram, Kira Franziska, Skarlicki, Daniel and Wagner, David T. (2020). Human sustainability in organizations: physiological, psychological, & social maintenance approaches. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Online, 7-11 August 2020. Briarcliff Manor, NY United States: Academy of Management. doi: 10.5465/ambpp.2020.19340symposium

  • Kassinis, Georgios I., Kay, Adam Austen, Papagiannakis, Giorgos and Vlachos, Pavlos (2019). Corporate social hypocrisy and firm sales. 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA United States, 9-13 August 2019. Briarcliff Manor, NY United States: Academy of Management. doi: 10.5465/ambpp.2019.14467abstract

  • Kay, Adam Austen, Hafenbrack, Andrew and Skarlicki, Daniel (2017). Enhancing eudaimonic well-being with mindfulness: the moderating effect of authenticity. 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA United States, 4-9 August 2017. Briarcliff Manor, NY United States: Academy of Management. doi: 10.5465/ambpp.2017.14366abstract

  • Daniels, Michael, Kay, Adam Austen and Skarlicki, Daniel (2017). Soothing the ego: self-compassion improves performance via humility. 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA United States, 4-9 August 2017. Briarcliff Manor, NY United States: Academy of Management. doi: 10.5465/ambpp.2017.17445abstract

  • Skarlicki, Daniel, Kay, Adam Austen, Diamond, Adele and Soloway, Geoffrey (2015). Reducing interpersonal conflict through mindfulness training: emotion regulation as mediator. 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, 7-11 August 2015. Briarcliff Manor, NY United States: Academy of Management. doi: 10.5465/ambpp.2015.18056abstract