Justin Weinhardt

Justin Weinhardt


Associate Professor

Haskayne School of Business, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources [OBHR]

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Office: SH442

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Educational Background

B.S. Psychology, Ohio State University, 2007

Doctor of Philosophy Psychology, Ohio University, 2013

M.S. Industrial/Organizational Psyc, Ohio University, 2011


Justin Weinhardt is an associate professor in the Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources area at the Haskayne School of Business. His research focuses on understanding how motivation and decision-making change over time using dynamic models. His work also focuses on mental illness at work.

Justin's research has been published in leading journals, including the Journal of Applied PsychologyJournal of Management, Organizational Behavior Human Decision Processes, Journal of Operations Management, and other leading management journals

Justin joined the Haskayne School of Business as an assistant professor in July 2013. He holds a PhD and MSc in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Ohio University as well as a BSc from The Ohio State University.


Areas of Research

Research Interests

Decision Making


Course number Course title Semester
MGST 79761 LEC 02 02 Directed Doctoral Study Mgmt 2021
OBHR 621 LEC 02 02 Advanced Leadership 2021
OBHR 621 LEC 03 03 Advanced Leadership 2020
UNIV 50174 LAB 03 B03 Experiential Learning 2021


  • Dean's Research Scholar , 2019
  • Student Union Teaching Excellence Award, 2015


  • Using a computational model to understand possible sources of skews in distributions of job performance. . Vancouver, J. B., Li, X., Weinhardt, J. M., Steel, P., & Purl, J. D. Personnel Psychology, 69(4). 931-974. (2016)
  • How analytic reasoning style and global thinking relate to understanding stocks and flows.. Weinhardt, J.M., Hendijani, R., Harman, J.L., Steel, P., & Gonzalez, C.. Journal of Operations Management, 39. 23-30. (2015)
  • Cross-cultural Measurement Invariance of the Employment Opportunity Index (EOI) in Mexican and Brazilian Professionals.. Morse, B. J., Weinhardt, J. M., Griffeth, R. W., & Oliveira, M. Z.. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22(2). 139-148. (2014)
  • Change one can believe in: Adding learning to computational models of self-regulation.. Vancouver, J. B., Weinhardt, J. M., & Vigo, R.. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 124(1). 56-74. (2014)
  • Goal choices and planning: Distinct expectancy and value effects in two goal processes.. Sun, S., Vancouver, J.B., & Weinhardt, J.M.. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 125(2). 220-233. (2014)
  • Computational models and organizational psychology: Opportunities abound.. Weinhardt, J. M., & Vancouver, J. B. Organizational Psychology Review, 2(4). 267-292. (2012)
  • An item response theory and factor analytic examination of two prominent maximizing tendency scales.. Weinhardt, J. M., Morse, B. J., Chimeli, J., & Fisher, J.. Judgment and Decision Making, 7(5). 644-658. (2012)
  • Modeling the Mind and the Milieu Computational Modeling for Micro-Level Organizational Researchers.. Vancouver, J. B., & Weinhardt, J. M.. Organizational Research Methods, 15(4). 602-623. (2012)
  • A formal, computational theory of multiple-goal pursuit: Integrating goal-choice and goal-striving processes. Vancouver, J. B, Weinhardt, J. M., & Schmidt, A.. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(6). 985-1008. (2010)