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Dr. Mitchell Rothstein

Professor of Management and Organizational Studies

Adjunct Faculty Member of Industrial/Organizational Psychology Area

Office: SSC 4330
Tel: 519-661-2111 ext. 83298


Mitchell Rothstein is Professor and Chair of the Department of Management and Organizational Studies at the University of Western Ontario.  He has published extensively in the area of personality and job performance, as well as in the areas of personnel selection, the use of interpersonal networks in leadership and career development, expatriate adjustment to international assignments, and the integration of skilled immigrants to the Canadian economy. His most recent stream of research involves developing and applying a model of workplace resiliency that can be used for leadership development.


B.A. - Coming soon.
M.A. - Coming soon.
Ph.D. - Coming soon.


Resilience and Leadership Effectiveness
Job Search Practices and Career Development of Immigrants
Personality and Job Performance
Personnel Selection


Goffin, R. D., Rothstein, M. G., Rieder, M. J., Poole, A., Krajewski, H. T., Powell, D. M., Jelley, R. B., Boyd, A., & Mestdagh, T. (2011). Choosing job-related personality traits: Developing valid personality-oriented job analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 646-651.


Guerrero, L. & Rothstein, M. G. (2011). Antecedents of underemployment: Job search of skilled immigrants in Canada. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 1-24.


King, G. A. & Rothstein, M. G. (2010). Resilience and leadership: The self-management of failure. In M. G. Rothstein & R. J. Burke (Eds.), Self-Management and Leadership Development. Cheltonham, UK: Edward Elgar.


O’Brien, J. & Rothstein, M. G. (2011). Leniency: Hidden threat to large-scale, interview-based selection systems. Military Psychology, 23, 601-615.


O’Neill, T. A., Goffin, R. D., & Rothstein, M. G. (2013). Personality and the need for personality-oriented work analysis. In N, Christiansen & R.P. Tett (Eds.), Handbook of Personality at Work, Routledge.


Rothstein, M. G. & Burke, R. J. (2010). Self-Management and Leadership Development. Cheltonham, UK: Edward Elgar.

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