The research of Dr. Kruse focuses on how values shape leadership. His interests include the fields of ethics, motivation and decision making. In particular, studying its implications for problem-solving, as well as issues of bargaining and social innovation.
Among his publications, he has been co-author of various articles published, among which are "Boosting State Humility Via Gratitude, Self-Affirmation, and Awe: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives", "The Relationship Between Physician Humility, Physician-Patient Communication, and Patient Health", "An upward spiral between gratitude and humility" and "People claim objectivity after knowingly using biased strategies". In 2011, he received the award for the best article, by the Division of behavior organizational of the Academy of Management of San Antonio (Texas, United States.)
He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Owen Graduate School of Management, of Vanderbilt University, and postdoctoral research associate (2013-2015) at the University of Princeton (USA.)
• Premio al Mejor Artículo. División de Comportamiento Organizacional, Academy of Management. San Antonio, Texas (2011)