Amir Erez

W. A. McGriff Professor of Management
University of Florida

Amir Erez is the W. A. McGriff III Professor of Management at the Warrington College of Business Administration, University of Florida. 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 his research in scholarly journals including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Pediatrics, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Personality and Individual Differences, Human Performance, and Journal of Organizational Behavior.

This work has been reported by media outlets such as CBS news, Good Morning America (ABC), Fox News, NBC News, National TV Canada, Israeli TV (Erev Hadash), BBC radio, NPR radio, 3AW693 news talk Australia, Real Radio 104.1 Orlando, News4Jax, Jacksonville Florida, Newsradio KDKA Pittsburgh, NY times, Wall Street Journal, Forbs, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, Daily Mail (UK), New York Magazine, Time Magazine, Scientific American, People Magazine,, Yahoo news, MSN, the Huffington Post, The Globe and Mail, Glamour Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, the Marker (Israel), Reddit, and the Monitor on Psychology among others.

He served on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Business and Psychology, Human Resource Management, and Motivation and Emotion.