Associate Professor of Management/Honors Program Director
Ph.D., Human Capital Management, Bellevue University, Bellevue, Neb.
Master's, Management, Bellevue University, Bellevue, Neb.
Bachelor's, Finance, Northern State University
Bachelor's, Business Education, Northern State University
Dr. Kristi Bockorny joined Northern's faculty in the spring of 2010. In 2020, Dr. Bockorny assumed the role of Honors Program director in addition to her teaching duties.
Employee motivation and engagement
Training and development
Workforce recruitment and selection
Youssef-Morgan, C.M., Ahrens, B., Bockorny, K., Craig, L., & Peters, M. (2019). Applications of psychological capital in the public sector. In R. Burke & S. Pignata (Eds.), Handbook of research on stress and well-being in the public sector. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
Youssef-Morgan, C.M., & Bockorny, K. (2014). Engagement in the context of positive psychology. In. C. Truss, R. Delbridge, K. Alfes, A. Shantz, & E. Soane, (Eds.), Employee engagement in theory and practice (pp. 36-56). London: Routledge.
Bockorny, K.M. & Villegas, S.G. (2021). Operating when there are no rules: An HRM dilemma in changing guidelines. Journal of Critical Incidents, 14(1), 68-70.
Bockorny, K.M. & Walters, H.D. (2021). The Relevance of a Liberal Arts Education to Business School Graduates: An Assessment of Alumni. The Transnational Journal of Business, 6, 38-50.
Bockorny, K. & Youssef-Morgan, C.M. (2019). Entrepreneurs’ courage, psychological capital, and life satisfaction. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 789.
Klipfel, J.A.L., Barclay, A.C., Bockorny, K.M. (2014). Self-congruity: A determinant of brand personality. Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness, 8(3).
Walters, H.D. & Bockorny, K.M. (2018). Relevance of general education: An assessment of undergraduate business students. E-Journal Business Education & Scholarship of Teaching, 12(3).
Villegas, S.G., & Bockorny, K.M. (2020). Hiring Ethics: A Case of Undue Influence in Employee Selection. Journal of Business Ethics Education. 17(1), 285-290. https://doi.org/10.5840/jbee20201719
Grants, Honors, and Certifications
Sanford Faculty Professional Development Award 2022
HyFlex Teaching Certification 2022
Foundation Faculty Excellence Award 2021
CETL Pedagogy Grant 2021
Nora Staael Evert Award 2019
Advisor of the Year (PBL/Business Club) 2018
Management & Organizational Behavior Teaching Society 2018
Early Educator Institute
Academy of Management 2014
Entrepreneurship Doctoral Consortium