Patrick Bruning

Assistant Professor

PhD (Purdue University)

Business Administration, Faculty of

Tilley Hall 319

Fredericton

Patrick.Bruning@unb.ca
1 506 453 4994



Patrick F. Bruning, Assistant Professor, joined the Faculty of Business Administration in the summer of 2014. He currently teaches courses in leadership, motivation, and organizational behaviour. Patrick’s research covers the general topics of job crafting, social influence, cross-cultural studies, motivation and leadership. His research on job crafting considers the ways that people change their jobs to increase efficiency and effectiveness while decreasing stress. His other current research considers how the social context influences individuals, and how employees from different countries assess the fairness of their employing organizations in different ways.

Patrick has provided professional guidance to both public and private institutions on the topics of team leadership, social influence, and managing employee innovation. He also has served on the editorial board of Human Relations and has reviewed for research outlets including: Journal of Management, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Managerial Psychology, The Academy of Management Annual Conference, The European Academy of Management Conference, and The Atlantic Schools of Business Conference.

Refereed journal articles

Lin, H. -C., Bruning, P. F., Cole, N. D., Flint, D. H., Ngin, C., & Supangco, V. (Forthcoming). Exploring justice judgment patterns in Asia: A four country multi-group latent class analysis. International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Bruning, P. F. & Campion, M. A. (Forthcoming). A role-resource approach-avoidance model of job crafting: A multi-method integration and extension of job crafting theory. Academy of Management Journal.

Lin, H. -C., Bruning, P. F., & Swarna, H. (Forthcoming). Using online opinion leaders to promote the hedonic and utilitarian value of products and services. Business Horizons.

Lin, H. –C., Swarna, H., & Bruning, P. F. (2017). Taking a global view on brand post popularity: Six social media brand post practices for global markets. Business Horizons, 60(5), 621-633.

Book chapters

Campion, M. A, Morgeson, F. P., & Bruning, P. F. (2012) Job and Team Design. In Eds. Handbook of Industrial Engineering, G. Salvendy, 4th Ed., New York: Wiley.

Academic conference presentations (Last 5 years)

Bruning, P.F., Turner, N, & Lin, H. -C. (May, 2017) A multi-level examination of transformational leadership and indirect social influence. Paper presented in E. Carleton (Chair). New directions in leadership research: Extending our understanding of the antecedents and consequences of leadership. Symposium at the 2017 European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Granger, S., Turner, N., Bruning, P.F., & Hershcovis, M. S. (May, 2017) Injury experience, sources of interpersonal support, and mental health. Paper presented in I. Inceoglu (Chair). Leadership and health: Perspectives of leaders and employees. Symposium at the 2017 European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Bruning, P. F., Alge, B. J., & Jackson C. (August, 2016). Leadership differentiation and group faultlines: A conceptual analysis. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meetings of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

Lin, H. C., Bruning, P. F., Cole, N. D., Flint, D. H., Ngin, C., & Supangco, V. (August, 2016). An examination of Cross-Cultural Justice Judgments. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meetings of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

Bruning, P. F. & Alge, B. J. (June, 2016). An examination of network commitment and conformity. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meetings of the European Academy of Management, Paris, France.

Bruning, P.F., & Turner, N. (April, 2016). Transformational leadership and group affective tone: The roles of leader psychological well-being and group potency. In E.K. Kelloway (Chair). Leading to well-being. Symposium at the 12th European Academy for Occupational Health Psychology conference, Athens, Greece.

Gorman, M., McCann, G., Bruning, P. F., Corey, R., McAllister, D. (September, 2015). Health-focused transformational leadership: Leading self-management in the pursuit of a healthy workforce. Paper presented at the 2015 Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, Fredericton, NB.

Bruning, P. F. & McNally, J. J. (September, 2015). The impact of diversity on organizational retention: The critical role of group faultlines and psychological job embeddedness. Paper presented at the 2015 Atlantic Schools of Business Conference, Fredericton, NB.

Bruning, P. F. & Campion, M. A. (August, 2015). The development of a generalized seven dimension taxonomy of job crafting. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meetings of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.