Kayla Stajkovic

Visiting Professor

Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2018

Areas of Expertise
Accounting, Management & Organizations

Kayla' Stajkovic's research focuses on gender and leadership, confidence, and goals – areas of inquiry in Organizational Behavior. She has used a multitude of designs and analyses (e.g., laboratory and field experiments, ANOVA, ANCOVA, Structural Equation Modeling, and Meta-Analysis). Her program of research has been reported in 13 publications (7 journal articles, 3 books, 2 online chapters, 1 AoM proceeding). She has co-authored with leading researchers in the world, including the late Albert Bandura of Stanford, as well as Edwin Locke and Gary Latham, co-founders of goal-setting theory. Prior to obtaining her Ph.D. and working in academia, she obtained her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and worked in both external audit for KPMG and internal audit for Travelers Insurance Company.


Responsible Research in Management Award - Finalist, Academy of Management, 2021
Distinguished Teaching Award, UW - Madison, 2015, 2016, 2017