– Joy’s research on diversity, employee training and development, and organizational communication has been published in education, leadership, and communication journals.
–Studied Greek and Hebrew and speaks and writes on liberation and feminist theology as well as other spiritually based leadership topics.
– Recipient, Best Paper and Best Presentation Award, International Conference of Academic Administration in Higher Education, Nashville, TN, 2011.
– In September 2015, Joy presented research on increasing workplace motivation and motivation to lead at the Irish Academy of Management Conference in Galway, Ireland
Current Research Project: Coping with Cognitive Dissonance: The Untold Narrative of Police Involved in Critical Incidents; This is part of an international research grant from the Case Study Centre in England.
Jones, J. & Fields, D. (2013) Effectively leading a diverse non-profit workforce. In C. Cooper and R. Burke (eds.) Human resource management in the nonprofit sector: Purpose and passion.
Jones, J. (2011). The role of leadership substitutes theory in adjunct professor preferences for academic leaders: A qualitative examination. The Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 7 (1) 25-35.*
Jones, J. (2010). The Role of leadership substitutes theory in adjunct professor preferences for academic leaders: A Qualitative Examination. Conference Proceedings. International Association of Academic Administration in Higher Education, Nashville, TN, May 2010.
(*Received a best paper and best presentation award at the International Association of Academic Administration in Higher Education Conference on May 2010.)
Jones, J. (2009). Mediating effect of follower communication apprehension in the relationship between demographic dissimilarity and LMX. Conference Proceedings. North Eastern Association of Business, Economics, and Technology, Penn State University, State Park, Pennsylvania, March, 2009.
Jones, J. (2008). Gender dissimilarity and leader-member exchange: The mediating effect of communication apprehension. Emerging Leadership Journeys, 2(1).
*Recently accepted for publication in the Feminist Theology Journal.
Article Titled: Jones, J. (2016) Relational Demography in John 4: Jesus Crossing Cultural Boundaries as Praxis for Christian Leadership. Feminist Theology Journal.
(This is a peer-reviewed journal with an international audience -published in UK).