John Jamison

John Jamison (no photo)

Assistant Professor

School of Business

Academic Credentials

PhD, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

MPhil, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

MA, Iowa State University

BA, Humboldt State University


John joined the Marymount faculty in 2021. Prior to Marymount, he’s taught in universities in the US and Asia. John spent over 12 years working in corporate communication and human resources serving banking, technology, manufacturing, and nonprofit sectors. John worked in China for 25 years before coming home to the US to join the Marymount faculty.

Research Interests

Organizational behavior; Corporate communication; Employee wellbeing; Judgement and decision making


Jamison, J. (2021). Is this the burnout we’re looking for? Testing the affective and cognitive states of employee burnout. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2021(1), 12809.

Jamison, J., Yay, T., & Feldman, G. (2020). Action-inaction asymmetries in moral scenarios: Replication of the omission bias examining morality and blame with extensions linking to causality, intent, and regret. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 89, 103977.

Jamison, J. (2019). Narrative means to engagement ends: Dispositional creativity’s role in moderating employee burnout. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019, 18408.

Jamison, J. (2019). Meet the communication executive of the digital age: What business leaders expect from communication functions and agencies [White Paper]. International Association of Business Communication.

Choi, Y., Chao, M., & Jamison, J. (2018). The effects of autonomy and growth mindset on burnout: The questions of whether, when, and how. 30th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, US.

Huai, M., Mao, K., Zhang, L., & Jamison, J. (2018). When safety / efficacy is more important in predicting employee voice? A meta-analysis on the moderating effects of cultural factors and voice types. The Bi-annual Conference of the International Association for Chinese Management Research, Wuhan, China.

Jamison, J. (2017). The transformation of internal communication in the digital century. The International Academy of Business Communication Hong Kong Symposium on China, Hong Kong, China.