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Amir Erez

W.A. McGriff, III Professor
Professor

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

(352) 273-0339
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Biography

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.

Education

  • 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 Areas

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

Some measurement issues in the study of affect
Published Year: 2007
Authors: A Isen, A Erez


The Scientific Merit of Valid Measures of General Concepts: Personality Research and Core Self-Evaluations
Published Year: 2002
Authors: T Judge, J Bono, E Locke, C Thoresen, A Erez

Incivility and patient safety: A longitudinal study of rudeness, protocol compliance and adverse events
Journal: The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
Published Year: 2019
Authors: Arieh Riskin, Peter Bamberger, Amir Erez, Trevor Foulk, Binyamin Cooper, Ilana Peterfreund, Jana Sheps, Mira Wilhelm-Kafil, Yarden Riskin, Kinneret Riskin-Guez, Ellen Bamberger


It's lonely at the bottom (too): The effects of psychological powerlessness on social closeness and withdrawal behaviors
Journal: Personnel Psychology
Year: Unknown
Authors: Trevor Foulk, Irene De Pater, Michael Schaerer, Christilene du Plessis, Randy Lee, Amir Erez


exploring the puzzle of civility: Whether and when team civil communication influences team members' role performance
Journal: Human Relations
Year: Unknown
Authors: Yihao Liu, Dana Vashdi, Tom Cross, Peter Bamberger, Amir Erez


Expression of gratitude and medical team performance
Journal: Pediatrics
Published Year: 2019
Authors: Arieh Riskin, Peter Bamberger, Amir Erez, Kinneret Riskin-Guez, Yarden Riskin, Rina Sela, Trevor Foulk, Binyamin Cooper, Amitai Ziv, Liat Pessach-Gelblum, Ellen Bamberger


Incivility divides and hurts: Exposure to brief rudeness boosts intergroup discrimination
Journal: Nature: Human Behavior
Year: Unknown
Authors: Binyamin Cooper, Troy Pounds, Nir Halevi, Amir Erez


Energizing leaders via self-reflection: A within-person field experiment
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Accepted Year: 2019
Authors: Klodiana Lanaj, Trevor Foulk, Amir Erez


Trapped by a first diagnosis: Witnessing rudeness can lead to anchoring errors in medical diagnosis
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Year: Unknown
Authors: Amir Erez, Christopher Giordano, Binyamin Cooper, Trevor Foulk, Heather Reed, Kent Berg


Event-sampling method with experimental design - a method for bringing the family back into the family business
Journal: Journal of Family Business Strategy
Year: Unknown
Authors: Giorgia D' Allura, Amir Erez, Trevor Foulk


Rude color glasses: The contaminating effects of witnessed morning rudeness on perceptions and behaviors throughout the workday.
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Andrew Woolum, Trevor Foulk, Klodiana Lanaj, Amir Erez


Feeling happy and (over)confident: The role of positive affect in meta-cognitive processes
Journal: Cognition and Emotion
Year: Unknown
Authors: Unknown


Catching Rudeness is like catching a cold: The contagion effects of low-intensity negative behaviors
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Trevor Foulk, Andrew Woolum, Amir Erez


How incivility hijacks performance: it robes cognitive resources, increases dysfunctional behavior, and infects team dynamics and functioning
Journal: Organizational Dynamics
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Christine Porath, Trevor Foulk, Amir Erez


How Rudeness Adversely affects medical team performance and what can be done about it
Journal: Pediatrics
Year: Unknown
Authors: Arieh Riskin, Amir Erez, Trevor Foulk, Kinneret Riskin, Amitai Ziv, Rina Sela, Liat Pessach-Gelblum, Peter Bamberger


Inherently relational: Interactions between peers' and individuals' personalities impact reward giving and appraisal of individual performance.
Journal: Academy of Management Journal
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Amir Erez, Pauline Schilpzand, Keith Leavitt, Andrew Woolum, Timothy Judge


The impact of rudeness on medical team performance: A randomized trial
Journal: Pediatrics
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Arik Riskin, Amir Erez, Trevor Foulk, Kineret Riskin, Peter Bamberger


Not what you expected to hear: Accented messages and their effects on choice.
Journal: Journal of Management
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Beth Livingston, Pauline Schilpzand, Amir Erez


Workplace incivility: A review of the literature and agenda for future research.
Journal: Journal of Organizational Behavior
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Pauline Schilpzand, Irene De Pater, Amir Erez


Even if it's only on your mind: The cognitive toll of incivility
Journal: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Authors: Christine Porath, Trevor Foulk, Amir Erez


How positive communication improves team performance and negative communication takes a toll
Journal: Academy of Management Discoveries
Authors: Yihao Liu, Thomas Cross, Amir Erez


How rudeness affects team members performance in educational and medical settings.
Journal: Academy of Management Journal
Authors: Pauline Schilpzand, Trevor Foulk, Peter Bamberger, Arik Riskin, Amir Erez


Not everybody likes positive people: The interaction between raters' and targets' core-self-evaluations affects competence evaluations
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Authors: Andrew Woolum, Amir Erez


Personal Courage as a Source of Emergent Effective
Journal: Academy of Management Journal
Authors: P Schilpzand, A Erez


The curvilinear relationship between optimism and performance: A case for optimal margins
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Authors: Randall Croom, Joyce Bono, Amir Erez


The effects of positive affect on logical reasoning and omission detection
Journal: Psychological Science
Authors: Alice Isen, Mary Ann Nester, E Shmidt, J Pyone, A Erez


Anticipation and recollection are better than the experience: Effects of a rosy view on event evaluations
Journal: Administrative Science Quarterly
Authors: T Mitchell, C Jackson, A Fanelli, T Judge, Amir Erez


Cheating, Lying, Stealing: It Happens More in Groups
Journal: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Authors: Trevor Foulk, Eric Fong, Heather Elms, Amir Erez


Core Self-Evaluation as an Extension of Neuroticism
Journal: Academy of Management Journal
Authors: T Judge, Amir Erez


The Forgotten Traits of the Big Five: Agreeableness and Openness Can Protect Us from the Rudeness of Others
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Authors: A Brownlee, P Schilpzand, Amir Erez


How rudeness takes its toll
Journal: The Psychologist
Published Year: 2011
Authors: C Porath, A Erez


Stirring the Hearts of Followers: Charismatic Leadership as the Transferal of Affect
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Published Year: 2008
Authors: V Misangyi, D Johnson, M LePine, K Halverson, Amir Erez


Does Rudeness Matter? The Effect of rudeness on Task Performance and Helpfulness
Journal: Academy of Management Journal
Published Year: 2007
Authors: c Porath, A Erez


Interaction and Intersection: The Constellation of Emotional Stability and Extraversion in Predicting Performance
Journal: Personnel Psychology
Published Year: 2007
Authors: T Judge, A Erez


Core Self-Evaluations and Job and Life Satisfaction: The Role of Self-Concordance and Goal Attainment
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Published Year: 2005
Authors: T Judge, J Bono, E Locke, A Erez


Effects of Rotated Leadership and Peer Evaluation on the Functioning and Effectiveness of Self-Managed Teams: A Quasi-Experiment
Journal: Personnel Psychology
Published Year: 2003
Authors: J LePine, H Elms, Amir Erez


The Core Self-Evaluations Scale: Development of a Measure
Journal: Personnel Psychology
Published Year: 2003
Authors: T Judge, J Bono, C Thoresen, A Erez


A Meta-Analysis of the Dimensionality of Organizational Citizenship Behavior
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Published Year: 2002
Authors: J LePine, D Johnson, A Erez


Discriminant and Incremental Validity of Four Personality Traits: Are Measures of Self-Esteem, Neuroticism, Locus of Control, and Generalized Self-Efficacy Indicators of a Common Core Construct?
Journal: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Published Year: 2002
Authors: T Judge, J Bono, C Thoresen, A Erez


Liking and Attributions of Motives as Mediators of the Relationships between Individuals' Reputations, Helpful Behaviors, and Rater's Reward Decisions
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Published Year: 2002
Authors: D Johnson, D Kiker, S Motowidlo, A Erez


The Influence of Positive-Affect on Expectancy Motivation: Integrating Affect and Cognition into Motivation Theories
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Published Year: 2002
Authors: A Isen, Amir Erez


Relationship of Core Self-Evaluations to Goal Setting, Motivation, and Performance
Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology
Published Year: 2001
Authors: T Judge, Amir Erez


Adaptability to Changing Task Contexts: Effects of General Cognitive Ability, Conscientiousness, and Openness to Experience
Journal: Personnel Psychology
Published Year: 2000
Authors: J LePine, J Colquitt, A Erez


Why Negative Affectivity (and Self-Deception) Should be Included in Job Stress Research: Bathing the Baby with the Bath Water
Journal: Journal of Organizational Behavior
Published Year: 2000
Authors: T Judge, C Thoresen, A Erez


The Power of Being Positive: The Relationship Between Positive Self-Concept and Job Performance
Journal: Human Performance
Published Year: 1998
Authors: T Judge, J Bono, A Erez


The Role-Based Performance Scale: Validity Analysis of a Theory-Based Measure
Journal: Academy of Management Journal
Published Year: 1998
Authors: T Welbourne, D Johnson, A Erez


Using Random Rather than Fixed Effects Models in Meta-Analysis: Implications for Situational Specificity and Validity Generalization
Journal: Personnel Psychology
Published Year: 1996
Authors: M Bloom, M Wells, Amir Erez


Self-Deception as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Dispositions and Subjective Well-Being
Journal: Personality and Individual Differences
Published Year: 1995
Authors: D Johnson, T Judge, Amir Erez

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Published Year: 1998
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