Lauren D'Innocenzo

Lauren D'Innocenzo

Areas of Expertise

  • Groups/Teams
  • Multi-Level Modeling
  • Shared Leadership

Selected Works


D’Innocenzo, Lauren, Kukenberger, M.R., and Mathieu, John E., A Meta-Analysis of Shared Leadership Team Performance Relations. Journal of Management 42 (Nov 2016): 1964-1991.

Luciano, Margaret, Bartels, Amy, D’Innocenzo, Lauren, Mathieu, John E., and Maynard, M. Travis, Exploring the dark side of shared team experiences: Unpacking the influence of entrained rhythms and task characteristics. Academy of Management Journal (Aug 2018):

D’Innocenzo, Lauren, Luciano, Margaret, Mathieu, John E., Maynard, M. Travis, and Chen, G, Empowered to Perform: A multi-level investigation of the influence of empowerment on performance in hospital units. Academy of Management Journal 59 (Aug 2016): 1290-1307.

Mathieu, John E., Kukenberger, M.R., D’Innocenzo, Lauren, and Reilly, Greg, Modeling reciprocal team cohesion-performance relationships, as impacted by shared leadership and members’ competence. Journal of Applied Psychology 100 (May 2015): 713-734.

Killumets, Elar, D’Innocenzo, Lauren, Maynard, M. Travis, and Mathieu, John E., A multi-level examination of the impact of team interpersonal processes. Small Group Research 46 (Mar 2015): 227-259.

Maynard, M. Travis, Luciano, Margaret, D’Innocenzo, Lauren, Mathieu, John E., and Dean, Matthew, Modeling reciprocal psychological empowerment-performance relationships over time. Journal of Applied Psychology 99 (Nov 2014): 1244-1253.

Gilson, L.L., Lim, H.S., D’Innocenzo, Lauren, and Moye, N., One Size Does Not Fit All: Managing Radical and Incremental Creativity. Journal of Creative Behavior 46 (Sep 2012): 168-191.


Mathieu, John E., D’Innocenzo, Lauren, and Kukenberger, M.R., “Contextual Issues in Project Performance: A Multi-Level Perspective..” The Psychology and Management of Project Teams: An Interdisciplinary View., Ed. F. Chiocchio, E.K. Kelloway, & B. Hobbs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (2015): 101-136.

Mathieu, John E., Kukenberger, M.R., and D’Innocenzo, Lauren, “Time and Work, Volume 2: How Time Impacts Groups, Organizations and Methodological Choices.” Time and Teams, Ed. A.J. Shipp & Y. Fried . New York: Psychology Press, (2014): 6-26.


BA Psychology - Cornell University Ithaca, NY 2005
MS Sport Management - Ithaca College Ithaca, NY 2007
PhD Management - University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 2014


2016 Finalist, People Analytics Research Competition (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania)
2016 Excellence in Research (Drexel University)
2015 OB Division Best Reviewer Award (Academy of Management)
2014 Health Care Management Division Best Paper Award (Academy of Management)
2014 School of Business Hall of Fame (University of Connecticut )
2013 OB Division, Outstanding Reviewer Award (Academy of Management)
2013 Business School Ph.D. Teaching Award (University of Connecticut )
2013 Management Department Teaching Award (University of Connecticut )
2012 Gary N. Powell Outstanding Ph.D. Student Achievement Award (University of Connecticut )
2012 Outstanding Student Scholar Award (University of Connecticut )
2011 Outstanding Student Scholar Award (University of Connecticut )

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College News

Drexel LeBow assistant professor of management Lauren D’Innocenzo and co-researchers studied newly formed teams as they developed cohesion and worked toward success.

Research co-authored by assistant professor of management Lauren D’Innocenzo reveals the reciprocal relationship between an employee’s productivity and feeling of empowerment.