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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

Profile Information

Sharon Sheridan

Assistant Professor of Leadership

Office: BUS 412G


 Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Management
    University of Central Florida 2017
  • MS Decision and Information Sciences
    University of Florida 2004
  • BS Decision and Information Sciences
    University of Florida 2003

Courses Taught

  • Current: Principles of Management
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Compensation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategy
  • Organizational Behavior


Sharon Sheridan is an Assistant Professor of Leadership at Clemson University. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Central Florida. Her research explores the bright and dark side of interpersonal relationships at work, with a particular emphasis on leader behavior and positive emotions. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Human Performance and the Journal of Business and Psychology. Prior to entering academia, Sharon was a consulting manager for KPMG where she led global engagement teams providing information technology services to an array of Fortune 500 firms. She enjoys spending time hiking, boating, and cooking with her husband and children.

Research Publications

  • Sheridan, S., & Ambrose, M. L. (2020) My cup runneth over: A daily study of the energy benefits for supervisors who feel appreciated by their subordinates. Journal of Management.
  • Rice, D.B., Young, N.C.J. & Sheridan, S. Improving employee emotional and behavioral investments through the trickle-down effect of organizational inclusiveness and the role of moral supervisors. J Bus Psychol (2020).
  • Sharon Sheridan, Craig Crossley, Ryan M. Vogel, Marie S. Mitchell & Rebecca J. Bennett (2019) Intending to Leave But No Place to Go: An Examination of the Behaviors of Reluctant Stayers, Human Performance, 32:2, 53-68, DOI: 10.1080/08959285.2019.1578964


Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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