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Alexander Stajkovic

Alexander Stajkovic

Expert on evidence-based leadership, work motivation and organizational psychology

Associate professor, leadership and work motivation Wisconsin School of Business Work: 608-265-2947 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Evidence-based leadership theories, particularly transformational and charismatic leadership, based on academic research in organizational psychology
  • Evidence-based work motivation: theories of work motivation in the last 100 years based on research in organizational psychology
  • Goal-setting: voted No. 1 theory in the academic field of management; experience includes collaborative research with the founders of goal-setting theory
  • Self-efficacy: One of the most studied topics in psychology and related fields (e.g., management)


  • Visiting scholar, Stanford University, 2007-08
  • Nominated for early career contribution to industrial and organizational psychology award, American Psychological Association
  • Nominated for the best published paper in Organizational Behavior
  • Research award, UW School of Business, 2007; teaching awards, UW School of Business, 2005, and University of California, 1998