Jason Kautz joined the Naveen Jindal School of Management in the fall of 2020. Jason served in the United States Navy where he earned the rank of Second Class Petty Officer and later worked in the manufacturing industry as a Quality Manager. Jason focuses his research on understanding the implications of social dynamics at work. Specifically, he has conducted research into the reciprocal relationship between employees and customers, the dynamic growth of trust at work, and the enactment of counterproductive workplace behaviors and social undermining.
Jason also enjoys teaching and discussing multilevel theory and random-coefficient modeling, with a specific interest in growth modeling.