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Brad (Thomas Brady) HARRIS

Professor

Management & Human Resources

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Biography

Brad Harris, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Management and Human Resources. His primary research and teaching interests include leadership, team dynamics, and HR systems in rapidly growing organizations. Brad has received multiple teaching awards and was named a top “40 under 40 Business School Professor” by Poets and Quants. He has co-authored two books, Scaling for Success: People Priorities for High-Growth Organizations (Columbia, 2021) and 3D Team Leadership: A New Approach for Complex Teams (Stanford, 2017), and published research papers in leading journals including the Academy of Management JournalJournal of Applied PsychologyPersonnel Psychology, and Journal of Management. Brad’s work has been cited in leading popular press outlets, including the Wall Street JournalNew York TimesHarvard Business ReviewNBC’s The Today ShowInc.com, and Fast Company. In addition to teaching and conducting research, Brad serves as an Associate Editor at the Journal of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, and holds Editorial Board positions at the Journal of Applied PsychologyPersonnel PsychologyJournal of ManagementThe Leadership Quarterly, and Journal of Business and Psychology. He earned his Ph.D. in Management from Texas A&M University and previously worked at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Texas Christian University. Brad’s most important role is being a father of three children

Scientific articles

Exploring the pandemic's potential effects on workers' collectivist values, prosocial behaviors, and attitudes toward mistreatment

Human Resource Management, January-February 2022, vol. 61, n° 1, pp 55-74, (in coll. with N. Li, H. Liao, J. Pan)

First impression effects in organizational psychology.

Journal of Applied Psychology, March 2022, vol. 107, n° 3, pp 346-369, (in coll. with B. W. Swider, Q. Gong)

Informational advantages in social networks: The core-periphery divide in peer performance ratings.

Journal of Applied Psychology, July 2021, vol. 106, n° 7, pp 1093-1102, (in coll. with H. H. Zhao, N. Li, C. C. Rosen, X. Zhang)

Are followers satisfied with conscientious leaders? The moderating influence of leader role authenticity

Journal of Organizational Behavior, May 2019, vol. 40, n° 4, pp 456-471, (in coll. with M. T. Cardador, M. S. Cole, S. Mistry, B. L. Kirkman)

Unspoken yet Understood: An Introduction and Initial Framework of Subordinates With Supervisors

Journal of Management, March 2019, vol. 45, n° 3, pp 955-983, (in coll. with X. Zheng, N. Li, H. Liao)

A Network View of Advice-giving and Individual Creativity in Teams: A Brokerage-driven, Socially Perpetuated Phenomenon

Academy of Management Journal, 2018, vol. 61, n° 6, pp 2210-2229, (in coll. with Y. Li, N. Li, J. Guo, J. Li)

Understanding “It Depends” in Organizational Research: A Theory-Based Taxonomy, Review, and Future Research Agenda Concerning Interactive and Quadratic Relationships

Organizational Research Methods, 2017, vol. 20, n° 4, pp 610-638, (in coll. with R. G. Gardner, N. Li, B. L. Kirkman, J. E. Mathieu)

Employees on the rebound: Extending the careers literature to include boomerang employment.

Journal of Applied Psychology, 2017, vol. 102, n° 6, pp 890-909, (in coll. with B. W. Swider, J. T. Liu, R. G. Gardner)

Initial impressions: What they are, what they are not, and how they influence structured interview outcomes.

Journal of Applied Psychology, May 2016, vol. 101, n° 5, pp 625-638, (in coll. with B. W. Swider, M. R. Barrick)

Recognizing “me” benefits “we”: Investigating the positive spillover effects of formal individual recognition in teams.

Journal of Applied Psychology, July 2016, vol. 101, n° 7, pp 925-939, (in coll. with N. Li, X. Zheng, X. Liu, B. L. Kirkman)

Books

Are “Best” Practices Really Best for Your Organization?

Columbia University Press (in coll. with A. C. BARTLOW)

Scaling for Success: People Priorities for High Growth Organizations

Columbia Business School Publishing (in coll. with A. C. BARTLOW)

3D team leadership: A new approach for complex teams

Stanford University Press (in coll. with B. L. KIRKMAN)

Chapters in edited books

Boomerang employees

The Sage Encyclopedia Of Industrial And Organizational Psychology, Steven G. Rogelberg, SAGE Publications, 2nd Edition, 126-127

Teams and Proactivity

Proactivity At Work, Making Things Happen In Organizations, Sharon K. Parker and Uta K. Bindl, Routledge, New York, 19, 530-558

Scientific articles

Exploring the pandemic's potential effects on workers' collectivist values, prosocial behaviors, and attitudes toward mistreatment

Human Resource Management, January-February 2022, vol. 61, n° 1, pp 55-74, (in coll. with N. Li, H. Liao, J. Pan)

First impression effects in organizational psychology.

Journal of Applied Psychology, March 2022, vol. 107, n° 3, pp 346-369, (in coll. with B. W. Swider, Q. Gong)

Informational advantages in social networks: The core-periphery divide in peer performance ratings.

Journal of Applied Psychology, July 2021, vol. 106, n° 7, pp 1093-1102, (in coll. with H. H. Zhao, N. Li, C. C. Rosen, X. Zhang)

Are followers satisfied with conscientious leaders? The moderating influence of leader role authenticity

Journal of Organizational Behavior, May 2019, vol. 40, n° 4, pp 456-471, (in coll. with M. T. Cardador, M. S. Cole, S. Mistry, B. L. Kirkman)

Books

Are “Best” Practices Really Best for Your Organization?

Columbia University Press (in coll. with A. C. BARTLOW)

Scaling for Success: People Priorities for High Growth Organizations

Columbia Business School Publishing (in coll. with A. C. BARTLOW)

3D team leadership: A new approach for complex teams

Stanford University Press (in coll. with B. L. KIRKMAN)

Chapters in edited books

Boomerang employees

The Sage Encyclopedia Of Industrial And Organizational Psychology, Steven G. Rogelberg, SAGE Publications, 2nd Edition, 126-127

Teams and Proactivity

Proactivity At Work, Making Things Happen In Organizations, Sharon K. Parker and Uta K. Bindl, Routledge, New York, 19, 530-558

Education

  • Ph.D. in Management, Texas A&M University - USA

Academic appointments

Academic Responsibilities at HEC

  • 2022- Professor HEC Paris

External Academic Responsibilities

  • 2021-2022 Academic Director, BNSF Neeley Leadership Program Texas Christian University
  • 2018-2021 Associate Professor, Management and Leadership Texas Christian University

Scientific Activities

Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

  • Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists, Southern Management Association

Awards & honors

  • 2020 Rhodes Professor of the Year
  • 2019 Poets and Quants Best 40 Professors Under 40 List
  • 2018 Innovation in Teaching Curriculum Award
  • 2018 Best Reviewer Award, Personnel Psychology