Noel Palmer

Noel Palmer

Assistant Professor
West Center, 410C
(308) 865-8678

Advanced Operations Course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2014.
Major: Military Operations
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: History & Leadership

Service School Academic Evaluation Report, National Defense University, 2013.
Major: Reserve Component National Security Course

PhD, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2013.
Major: Management
Dissertation Title: The Effects of Leader Behavior on Follower Ethical Behavior: Examining the Mediating Roles of Ethical Efficacy and Moral Disengagement

MA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2007.
Major: Business

BS, United States Military Academy, 1995.
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary

Assistant Professor of Management, University of Nebraska - Kearney. (August 2011 - Present).
Assistant Professor of Management, University of Nebraska-Kearney. (September 2010 - June 2011).
Adjunct, University of Nebraska - Kearney. (January 2010 - May 2010).
Graduate Instructor of Organizational Behavior, University of Nebraska - Lincoln. (July 2008 - July 2009).


Executive Officer, U.S. Army Reserves, 372nd Engineer Brigade. (March 1, 2014 - Present).
G7, U.S. Army Reserves, 372nd Engineer Brigade. (July 1, 2013 - March 1, 2014).
Commander, U.S. Army Reserves, 600th Engineer Facilities Detachment (EFD). (February 2012 - July 2013).
Engineer Planner, U.S. Forces Afghanistan (South/Southwest). (June 2010 - May 2011).
Company Commander, U.S. Army Reserves, 244th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy). (July 2003 - May 2005).


Project Manager / Estimator, American West Construction. (2004 - 2005).
Project Manager / Estimator, TARCO, Inc. (2000 - 2003).

Professional Memberships

Academy of Management: Organizational Behavior, Social Issues in Management, & Research Methods Divisions. (2007 - Present).

Development Activities Attended

Seminar, "Online Learning and Copyright: Whose Content is it Anyway?," UNK. (May 8, 2014).
Workshop, "Panel Discussion on Critical Thinking Skills," UNK CBT Faculty Development Committee, Kearney, Nebraska. (December 11, 2013).
Seminar, "The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Building Leaders Matters," Kearney, Nebraska. (September 11, 2013).
Conference Attendance, "Academy of Management Annual Meeting," Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida. (August 2013).
Tutorial, "Blackboard Collaborate Training," UNK eCampus, Kearney, Nebraska. (January 17, 2013).
Conference Attendance, "Mountain Plains Management Conference," Kearney, Nebraska. (October 11, 2012 - October 12, 2012).
Seminar, "eCampus Faculty Online Training," UNK eCampus, Kearney, Nebraska. (January 2012 - April 2012).
Seminar, Qualtrics Training, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Conference Attendance, "Academy of Management Annual Meeting," Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois. (August 2009).

Teaching Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney

MGT 355, Organizational Behavior, 12 courses.
MGT 355H, Organizational Behavior, 1 course.
MGT 493, Social Resp/Issues & Ethics, 9 courses.
MGT 493H, Social Resp/Issues & Ethics, 2 courses.

Non-Credit Instruction

Construction Management, United States Army Reserves, 85 participants. (September 14, 2013 - September 20, 2013).
Construction Scheduling, United States Army Reserves, 60 participants. (2012).

Directed Student Learning

Undergraduate Honors Senior Study, "Marketing Obligations to Consumers and their Companies," Marketing. (December 2013).
Advised: Rebecca Swenseth

Awards and Honors

College of Business and Technology Outstanding Faculty Award - Teaching - Untenured, UNK, College of Business and Technology. (August 23, 2013).

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapters

Palmer, N. F., Hannah, S. T., Sosnowik, D. E. (2011). Leader Development for Dangerous Contexts. In P.J.Sweeney, M.J. Matthews, & P.B. Lester (Ed.), Leadership in Dangerous Situations: A Handbook for the Armed Forces, Emergency Services and First Responders. US Naval Institute Press.
Mitchell, M. S., Palmer, N. F. (2010). The managerial relevance of ethical efficacy. In Marshall Schminke (Ed.), Managerial Ethics: Managing the Psychology of Morality (pp. 20). New York: Routledge.

Refereed Journal Articles

Avey, J., Luthans, F., Smith, R., Palmer, N. F. (2009). Impact of Positive Psychological Capital on Employee Well-Being Over Time. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.
Vogelgesang, G., Clapp-Smith, R., Palmer, N. F. (2009). Moral Engagement in Cross-Cultural Contexts: The Roles of Cultural Intelligence and Authentic Leadership. International Journal of Leadership Studies.

Presentations Given

Mitchell, M. S. (Author), Baer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Ambrose, M. L. (Author), Folger, R. (Author), Palmer, N. F. (Author). Academy of Management Annual Meeting, "By hook or by crook!: How performance concerns influence workplace cheating behavior," Academy of Management, Orlando, FL. (August 12, 2013).
Fleig-Palmer, M. (Author & Presenter), Palmer, N. F. (Author). Mountain Plains Management Conference, "Transforming into leaders: How emergent adults perceive their personal leadership development," Mountain Plains Management Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Vogelgesang, G., Palmer, N. F., "Behavioral Integrity: Does Valence Change Our Response To It?," Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. (2010).
Mitchell, M. S., Vogel, R. M., Tepper, B. J., Palmer, N. F., "Justifying Supervisor Abuse: Subordinate Performance, Moral Disengagement, and Need for Achievement.," Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. (2010).
Mitchell, M. S., Schminke, M., Ambrose, M. L., Palmer, N. F., "A Multi-Level Analysis of Abusive Supervision, Employee Discretionary Behaviors and Ethics Orientation.," Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. (2009).
Schminke, M., "Behavioral Ethics: Linking Managerial Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility.," Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, Louisiana. (2009).
Mitchell, M. S., Palmer, N. F., "New Developments in Abusive Supervision Research.," Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. (2009).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research


Palmer, N. F. (Principal), "Mini-Grant 2013/2014," Sponsored by Research Services Council, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $1,375.00. (February 7, 2014 - May 8, 2014).

Department Service

Other Institutional Service Activities, Departmental Representative for Academic Appointments. (2011 - Present).
Department Representative, Multicultural Scholars and Leaders Day. (October 30, 2013).

College Service

Committee Member, CBT-BD Assurance of Learning Committee. (September 1, 2012 - Present).
Assurance of Learning - Institutional Service, Reviewer. (2011).

University Service

Committee Member, Faculty Senate Ad Hoc MOOC Advisory Committee. (April 2014 - Present).
Committee Member, eCampus Faculty Senate Advisory Committee. (October 2013 - Present).
Committee Member, Graduate Student representative for the University's NUgrant Advisory Board. (2009).

Professional Service

Conference-Related, Marineau Symposium on the Morality of Capitalism, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 28, 2013).
Conference-Related, James E. Smith Midwest Conference on World Affairs, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Mountain Plains Management Conference. (2012).
Reviewer, Journal Article, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. (2012).

Public Service

Other Community Service Activities, Kearney Park and Rec., Kearney, Nebraska. (April 2012 - June 2012).