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Amir Erez

W.A. McGriff, III Professor

(352) 273-0339



Dr. Erez earned his Ph.D. and M. S. at the Industrial and Labor Relations School at Cornell University. He attended the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he earned his B. A. in Business Administration and Philosophy and an M. A. in Philosophy. His research focuses on how positive moods and positive personality, influence individuals thought processes, motivation, and work behaviors. Dr. Erez also investigates how negative work behaviors such as rudeness and disrespect affect individuals performance and cognition. He has published this research in scholarly journals including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Personnel Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, Human Performance, and Journal of Organizational Behavior.


  • PhD, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1997
  • MS, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1993
  • MA, Hebrew University, 1991
  • BA, Hebrew University, 1988

Research Interests

  • Motivation in Organizations
  • Dispositions and Emotions in Organizational Behavior
  • Research Methods in Organizational Studies
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Courses Taught

  • Affect and Congnition (MAN6930)
  • Organization Behavior (MAN5245)
  • Organizational Behav (MAN5246)
Last 3 years

Phd Students Advised

Last 5 years

Journal Article Publications

Contact Details

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Management Department
Stuzin Hall 235

(352) 273-0339


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