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David A. Harrison
Mary J. & Frank P. Smeal
Professor of Management & Organization
 

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David A. Harrison is the Mary J. & Frank P. Smeal Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management at Penn State.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University, and a Ph.D. in social, organizational, and individual differences psychology, as well as masters' degrees in psychology and in applied statistics, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Dr. Harrison has published and presented over 150 articles, book chapters, editorial reviews, monographs, and papers -- dealing with a) diversity in organizations, b) work role adjustment, c) time, and d) executive judgment and decision making.  In addition to having been a National Science Foundation Fellow, he has received many research honors: Walter de Gruyter and Sage Best Paper awards in 1991, 1992, 1995, and 2002 from the Research Methods division of the Academy of Management, the inaugural Carolyn Dexter International Best Paper award in 1995 from the Academy of Management and the inaugural Saroj Parasuraman Award (in 2008) for Most Outstanding Publication in Gender & Diversity from the Academy of Management.  Further honors include the 2007 Scholarly Achievement Award from the Human Resources division of the Academy, and the 2008 and 2009 Owens Scholarly Achievement Awards from the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP).  He has been Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.  Other editorial board memberships have included Academy of Management Journal, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Organizational Research Methods.  Dr. Harrison has been an active member of SIOP, where he was elected a Fellow and served on the Scientific Affairs committee.  He is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and Association for Psychological Science.  In addition, he has supported the Academy of Management in various roles, in the Research Methods division as an award-winning Professional Development Chair (1996-97), Program Chair (1997-98), and Division Chair (1999-2000).  Currently, he serves on the Academy Board of Governors.

 


Research Interests | Education | Publications | Professional Affiliations | Courses Taught


Research Interests

  • work role adjustment
  • time in organizations
  • executive judgment and decision making
  • organizational research methods


Education

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Social/Organizational/Individual Differences Psychology

M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Social/Organizational/Individual Differences Psychology

M.Sc., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Applied Statistics & Psychometrics.

B.Sc., Bowling Green State University, Psychology


Awards and Honors

    2009                  Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award, for "What's the Difference?  Diversity as Separation, Variety, and Disparity in Organizations," with Katherine J. Klein, published in Academy of Management Review.

    2008                  Academy of Management, Saroj Parasuraman Outstanding Publication in Gender & Diversity Award, for "What's the Difference?  Diversity as Separation, Variety, and Disparity in Organizations," with Katherine J. Klein, published in Academy of Management Review.

     2008                  Nominated and inducted into the Society for Organizational Behavior.

    2008                  Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award, for "How Important are Job Attitudes?  Meta-Analytic Comparisons of Integrative Behavioral Outcomes and Time Sequences," with Daniel Newman and Philip Roth, published in Academy of Management Journal

   2007                  Academy of Management Division, HR Division Scholarly Achievement Award, for "How Important are Job Attitudes?  Meta-Analytic Comparisons of Integrative Behavioral Outcomes and Time Sequences," with Daniel Newman and Philip Roth, published in Academy of Management Journal

                            ibid., runner-up for "Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior" Award, OB Division of the Academy of Management. 

   2006                  Nominated and awarded Distinguished Professorship at PSU. 

   2005                  Decision Sciences Best Paper Award, for "Integrating Intellectual Property Concepts into MIS Education: An Empirical Assessment," with Peter and Kathleen Mykytyn. 

   2004                  Appointed Faculty Fellow, e-Business Research Center (eBRC). 

   2003                  Nominated and elected as a Fellow, American Psychological Association (APA), Association for Psychological Science (APS), and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP). 

   2002                  Finalist, 2002 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research, for "Forgotten Partners of International Assignments:  Development and Test of a Model of Spouse Adjustment," with Margaret A. Shaffer, published in Journal of Applied Psychology

   2002                  2002 Sage Publications Best Paper Award, Research Methods Division, Academy of Management, for "Top Manager Responses to Organizational Surveys: When Questioning Executives, are Networks the Answer?" with Cynthia S. Cycyota. 

   2002                  Finalist, 2002 William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award, Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP), for "Forming, Changing, and Acting on Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action Programs: A Theory-Based Approach," with Myrtle P. Bell and Mary E. McLaughlin, published in Journal of Applied Psychology

   2001 - 2007       Invited nominator for the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. 

   2001                  2000 Distinguished Research Publication Award, UTA College of Business (one recipient, college-wide), for "Forming, Changing, and Acting on Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action Programs: A Theory-Based Approach," with Myrtle P. Bell and Mary E. McLaughlin, published in Journal of Applied Psychology

   2000                  Finalist, 2000 Dorothy Harlow Award, Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management, for "Time, Teams, and Task Performance: A Longitudinal Study of the Changing Effects of Diversity on Group Functioning," with Ken Price, Joanne Gavin, and Anna Florey. 

   1999                  Outstanding Research Achievement Award, UTA (one recipient, university-wide), for 1996-1998 work on temporal issues in organizations. 

   1998                  Citation of Excellence for "Beyond Relational Demography:  Time and the Effect of Surface- versus Deep-Level Diversity on Group Cohesiveness" by Emerald Management Reviews (formally ANBAR;  independent review board selected this paper from more than 15,000 articles published in over 250 management journals in the year 1998, as one of the top 50 papers); with Ken Price and Myrtle Bell. 

   1996                  1996 Distinguished Research Publication Award, UTA College of Business (one recipient, college-wide), for "Volunteer Motivation and Attendance Decisions:  Competitive Theory Testing in Multiple Samples from a Homeless Shelter," published in Journal of Applied Psychology

   1995                  1995 (Academy-wide, inaugural year) Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award, Academy of Management, for "Forgotten Partners:  Development and Testing of a Model of Expatriate Spouse Adjustment to International Assignments," with Margaret A. Shaffer. 

   1995                  1995 Sage Publications Best Paper Award, Research Methods Division, Academy of Management, for "Do Context Effects Really Matter?  Psychometric and Cognitive Evidence in Organizational Justice Perceptions," with Mary E. McLaughlin and Terry M. Coalter. 

   1992                  1992 Walter de Gruyter Best Paper Award, Research Methods Division, Academy of Management, for "Linking Cognitive Hypotheses and Psychometric Properties:  Effects of Item Context, Grouping Cues, and Scale Range on Responses to Self-Report Instruments," with Mary E. McLaughlin. 

   1991                  1991 Walter de Gruyter Best Paper Award, Research Methods Division, Academy of Management, for "Exploring the Cognitive Processes Underlying Responses to Self-Report Instruments:  Effects of Item Context on Work Attitude Measures," with Mary E. McLaughlin. 

   1984 ‑ 1987       National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow 

   1983 - 1984       University of Illinois Graduate Fellow


Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Harrison, D. A., & Humphrey, S. E. 2009, in press.  Designing for diversity or diversity for design? Tasks, interdependence, and within-unit differences at work. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Chiaburu, D. S., & Harrison, D. A. 2008. Do coworkers make the place? Conceptual synthesis and meta-analysis of lateral social influences in organizations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93: 1082-1103.

Newman, D. A. & Harrison, D. A.  2008.  Been there, bottled that: Are state and behavioral work engagement new and useful construct 'wines'?  Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 1: 31-35.

Klein, K. J. & Harrison, D. A.  2007.  On the diversity of diversity: Tidy logic, messier realities. Academic of Management Perspectives, 21(4): 26-33.

Gajendran, R. S. & Harrison, D. A. 2007. The good, the bad, and the unknown about telecommuting: Meta-analysis of psychological mediators and individual consequences. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92: 1524-1541.

Harrison, D. A. & Klein, K. J. 2007. What's the difference? Diversity constructs as separation, variety, or disparity in organizations. Academy of Management Review, 32: 1199-1228.

Price, K. H., Harrison, D. A., & Gavin, J. H. 2006. Withholding inputs in team contexts: Member composition, interaction processes, evaluation structure, and social loafing. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91: 1375-1384.

Harrison, D. A., Newman, D. A., & Roth, P. L. 2006. How important are job attitudes?: Meta-analytic comparisons for integrative behavioral outcomes and time sequences. Academy of Management Journal, 49: 305-326.

Cycyota, C. S. & Harrison, D. A. 2006. What (not) to expect when surveying executives: A meta-analysis of top manager response rates and techniques over time. Organizational Research Methods, 9: 133-160..

Balkundi, P. & Harrison, D. A. 2006. Ties, leaders, and time in teams: Strong inference about the effects of network structure on team viability and performance. Academy of Management Journal, 49: 49-68.

Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., Gregersen, H., Black, J. S., & Ferzandi, L. A. 2006.  You can take it with you: Individual differences and expatriate effectiveness. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91: 109-125.

Harrison, D. A., & Shaffer, M. A. 2005. Mapping the criterion space for expatriate success: Task-based and relationship-based performance, effort and adaptation. International Journal of Human Resources Management, 16: 1454-1474.

Brown, M. E., Treviño, L. K., & Harrison, D. A. 2005. Ethical leadership: A social learning theory perspective for construct development. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 97: 117-134.

Bhaskar-Shrinivas, P., Harrison, D. A., Shaffer, M. A., & Luk, D. M. 2005. Input-based and time-based models of international adjustment: Meta-analytic evidence and theoretical extensions. Academy of Management Journal, 48: 259-281.

Stevens, J. M., Steensma, H. K., Harrison, D. A., & Cochran, P. L. 2005. Symbolic or substantive document?: The influence of ethics codes on financial executives’ decisions. Strategic Management Journal, 26: 181-195.

Mykytyn, P. P. Jr., Mykytyn, K., & Harrison, D. A. 2005. Integrating intellectual property concepts into IS training: An empirical assessment. Decision Sciences: Journal of Innovative Education, 3: 1-27.

Harrison, D. A., & Price, K. H. 2003. Context and consistency in absenteeism: Studying dispositional and social influences across multiple settings. Human Resources Management Review, 13: 203-225.

Harrison, D. A., Mohammed, S., McGrath, J. E., Florey, A. T., & Vanderstoep, S. 2003. Time matters in team task performance: Effects of member familiarity, entrainment, and task discontinuity on speed and quality. Personnel Psychology, 56: 633-669.

Cycyota, C. S., Harrison, D. A., & Stahl, A. S. 2002. Enhancing response rates at the executive level: Are employee- or consumer-level techniques effective? Journal of Management, 28: 163-189.

Harrison, D. A., Price, K. H., Gavin, J. H., & Florey, A. T. 2002. Time, teams, and task performance: Changing effects of diversity on group functioning. Academy of Management Journal, 45: 1029-1045.

Riemenschneider, C.K., Harrison, D.A., & Mykytyn P.P. 2002. Understanding IT adoption decisions in small business: Integrating current theories. Information and Management, 40: 269-285.

Ryan, S. D., Harrison, D. A., & Schkade, L. R. 2002. Information-technology investment decisions: When do costs and benefits in the social subsystem matter? Journal of Management Information Systems, 19: 85-127.

Shaffer, M. A., & Harrison, D. A. 2001. Forgotten partners: Developing and testing a model of spouse adjustment to international assignments. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86: 238-254.

Reprinted as "When managing expatriate adjustment, don't forget the spouse." Research brief in Academy of Management Executive, summarized by Talya N. Bauer & Sully Taylor. 15: 135-136.

Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., Gilley, M. K., & Luk, D. 2001. Struggling for balance amid turbulence: Work-family conflict on international assignments. Journal of Management, 27: 99-121.

Bell, M. P., Harrison, D. A., & McLaughlin, M. E. 2000. Forming, changing, and acting on attitudes toward affirmative action programs: A theory-based approach. Journal of Applied Psychology, 85: 784-798.

Florey, A. T., & Harrison, D. A. 2000. Responses to informal accommodation requests from employees with disabilities: Theory and evidence on the willingness to comply. Academy of Management Journal, 43: 224-233.

Martocchio, J. J., Harrison, D. A., & Berkson, H. 2000. Connections between lower back pain, interventions, and absence from work: A time-based meta-analysis. Personnel Psychology, 53: 595-624.

Ryan, S. D., Bordoloi, B., & Harrison, D. A. 2000. Acquiring conceptual data modeling skills: The effect of cooperative structure and self-efficacy on learning outcomes. DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, 31(4), 9-26.

Ryan, S. D., & Harrison, D. A. 2000. Considering the social subsystem in IT investment decisions: A view from the field on anticipated costs and payoffs. Journal of Management Information Systems, 17: 11-40.

Ostroff, C., & Harrison, D. A. 1999. Meta-analysis, level of analysis, and best estimates of population correlations: Cautions for interpreting meta-analytic results in organizational behavior. Journal of Applied Psychology, 84: 260-270.

Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., & Gilley, M. K. 1999. Dimensions, determinants, and differences in expatriate adjustment. Journal of International Business Studies, 30: 557-581.

Harrison, D. A. & Martocchio, J. J. 1998. Time for absenteeism: A 20-year review of origins, offshoots, and outcomes. Journal of Management, 24: 305-350.

Harrison, D. A., Price, K. H., & Bell, M. P. 1998. Beyond relational demography: Time and the effect of surface- versus deep-level diversity on group cohesiveness. Academy of Management Journal, 41: 96-107.

Shaffer, M. A., & Harrison, D. A. 1998. Expatriates' psychological withdrawal from international assignments: Work, non-work, and family influences. Personnel Psychology, 51: 87-118.

Bell, M. P., Harrison, D. A., & McLaughlin, M. E. 1997. Asian-American attitudes toward affirmative action in employment: Implications for the model minority myth. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 33: 356-377.

Harrison, D. A., Mykytyn, P. P., & Riemenschneider, C. K. 1997. Executive decisions about adoption of information technology in small business: Theory and empirical tests. Information Systems Research, 8: 171-195.

Lovett, S., Harrison, D. A., & Virick, M. 1997. Managing boundary spanner turnover for customer retention. Human Resources Management Review, 7: 405-424.

Riemenschneider, C. K., Mykytyn, P. P., & Harrison, D. A. 1997. How universities can help small businesses manage IT. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 37: 79-84.

Bell, M. P., & Harrison, D. A. 1996. Using intra-national diversity for inter-national assignments: A model of bicultural life experiences and expatriate adjustment. Human Resources Management Review, 6: 47-74.

Reprinted in Redding, G., & Stening, B. W. 2002. Cross-Cultural Management. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham: UK.

Dickter, D., Roznowski, M., & Harrison, D. A. 1996. Temporal tempering: An event history analysis of the process of voluntary turnover. Journal of Applied Psychology, 81: 705-716.

Harrison, D. A., & McLaughlin, M. E. 1996. Structural properties and psychometric qualities of self-reports: Field tests of connections derived from cognitive theory. Journal of Management, 22: 313-338.

Harrison, D. A., McLaughlin, M. E., & Coalter, T. M. 1996. Context, cognition, and common method variance: Psychometric and verbal protocol evidence. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 68: 246-261.

Harrison, D. A., Virick, M., & William, S. 1996. "Working without a net:" Time, performance, and turnover under maximally contingent rewards. Journal of Applied Psychology, 81: 331-345.

Harrison, D. A. 1995. Volunteer motivation and attendance decisions: Competitive theory testing in multiple samples from a homeless shelter. Journal of Applied Psychology, 80: 371-385.

Priem, R. L., Harrison, D. A. & Muir, N. K. 1995. Structured conflict and consensus outcomes in decision making groups. Journal of Management, 21: 691-710.

Harrison, D. A., & Liska, L. Z. 1994. Promoting regular exercise in an organizational fitness program: Health-related differences in motivational building blocks. Personnel Psychology, 47: 47-71.

Harrison, D. A., & Shaffer, M. A. 1994. Comparative examinations of self reports and perceived absenteeism norms: Wading through Lake Wobegon. Journal of Applied Psychology, 79: 240-251.

Priem, R. L., & Harrison, D. A. 1994. Exploring strategic judgments: Methods for testing the assumptions of prescriptive contingency theories. Strategic Management Journal, 15: 311-324.

Harrison, D. A., & McLaughlin, M. E. 1993. Cognitive processes in self-report responses: Tests of item context effects in work attitude measures. Journal of Applied Psychology, 78: 129-140.

Mykytyn, P. P., & Harrison, D. A. 1993. The application of the theory of reasoned action to senior management and strategic information systems. Information Resources Management Journal, 6: 15-25.

Harrison, D .A., & Hulin, C. L. 1989. Investigations of absenteeism: Using event history models to study the absence-taking process. Journal of Applied Psychology, 74: 300-316.

Harrison, D. A. 1986. Robustness of IRT parameter estimation to violations of the unidimensionality assumption. Journal of Educational Statistics, 11: 91-115.

REFEREED PROCEEDINGS

Gephart, J., Harrison, D. A., & Treviño, L. K. 2007. The who, when, and where of (un)ethical choices: A meta-analysis. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings 2007.

Gajendran, R. S., & Harrison, D. A. 2006. The good, the bad, and the unknown about telecommuting: A meta-analysis. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2006.

Shaffer, M. A., Fu, C., & Harrison, D. A. 2005, August. Proactive socialization, adjustment and turnover: A study of self-initiated foreign employees. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2005.

Balkundi, P., & Harrison, D. A. 2004. Networks, leaders, teams and time: Connections to viability and performance. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings 2004.

Bhaskar-Shrinivas, P., Harrison, D. A., Shaffer, M. A., & Luk, D. What have we learned about expatriate adjustment?: Answers accumulated from 23 years of research. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, 2004.

Cycyota, C. S. & Harrison, D. A. 2002. Top manager responses to organizational surveys: When questioning executives, are networks the answer? Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings 2002.

Harrison, D. A., Price, K. H., Gavin, J. H., & Florey, A. T. 2000. Time, teams, and task performance: A longitudinal study of the changing effects of diversity on group functioning. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings 2000.

Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., Gilley, K. M., & Luk, D. 1998. Struggling with what matters most: Conflicts between work and family on international assignments. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings 1998.

Florey, A. T., & Harrison, D. A. 1997. Reactions to requests for accommodations from the disabled: Theory and evidence in two populations. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings 1997, 139-143.

Harrison, D. A., McLaughlin, M. E., & Coalter, T. R. 1995. Do context effects really matter? Psychometric and cognitive evidence in procedural justice perceptions. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings 1995, 375-379.

Harrison, D. A., & McLaughlin, M. E. 1992. Linking cognitive hypotheses and psychometric properties: Effects of item context, grouping cues and scale range on responses to self-report instruments. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings 1992, 322-326.

Harrison, D. A., & McLaughlin, M. E. 1991. Exploring the cognitive processes underlying responses to self-report instruments: Effects of item context on work attitude measures. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings 1991, 310-314.

CHAPTERS AND RESEARCH ANNUALS

Harrison, D. A. 2007. Pitching fits in applied psychological research: Making fit methods fit theory. In C. Ostroff & T. Judge (Eds.), Perspectives on fit in organizations (part of the SIOP "Frontiers" series), 389-416. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Harrison, D. A., & Sin, H-S. 2005. What is diversity and how should it be measured? In A. M. Konrad, P. Prasad, & J. K. Pringle (Eds.), Handbook of Workplace Diversity: 191-216. Sage Publications.

Harrison, D. A., Shaffer, M. A., & Bhaskar, P. 2004. Going places: Roads more and less traveled in research on expatriate experiences. In J. J. Martocchio (Ed.), Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, 22: 203-252. JAI Press: Greenwich, CT.

Harrison, D. A. 2002. Meaning and measurement of work role withdrawal: Current controversies and future fallout under changing technology. In M. Koslowsky & M. Krausz (Eds.), Voluntary employee withdrawal and inattendance: A current perspective, 95-132. London: Plenum Publishing.

Harrison, D. A. 2001. Structure and timing in limited range dependent variables: Regression models for predicting if and when. In F. Drasgow & N. Schmitt (Eds.), Measuring and analyzing behavior in organizations: Advances in measurement and data analysis, 531-568. San Francisco: Jossey- Bass.

Harrison, D. A., Johns, G., & Martocchio, J. J. 2000. Changes in technology, teamwork, and diversity: New directions for a new century of absenteeism research. In G. Ferris (Ed.), Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, 18, 43-91. JAI Press: Greenwich, CT.

Martocchio, J. J. & Harrison, D. A. 1993. To be there or not to be there? Questions, theories and methods in absenteeism research. In K. Rowland and G. Ferris (Eds.), Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, 11, 259-329. JAI Press: Greenwich, CT.

MONOGRAPHS

Kravitz, D. A., Harrison, D. A., Turner, M. E., Levine, E. L., Chaves, W., Brannick, M. T., Denning, D. L., Russell, C. J., & Conard, M.A. 1997. Affirmative action: A review of psychological and behavioral research. Bowling Green, OH: Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology.*

*This monograph has been used in U.S. Congressional hearings on proposed changes to affirmative action, and was reviewed by J. Outtz in Vol. 51(1) of Personnel Psychology, pp. 216-219.

REVIEWS, EDITORIALS, AND PROFESSIONAL ARTICLES

Harrison, D. A. 2002. Obligations and obfuscations in the review process. Academy of Management Journal, 45: 1079-1084.

Harrison, D. A. 2000. From the Editors: Methods matter. Academy of Management Journal, 43: 1023-1024.

Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., Luk, M. D., & Gilley, M. 2000. Spouse adjustment to international assignments: Direct determinants and the moderating effects of coping strategies. Management Research News, 23, 29-32.

Harrison, D. A. 1999. Eclecticism in methods. Research Methods Forum, 4: 1-2.

Kravitz, D.A., Harrison, D.A., Turner, M. E., Levine, E. L., Brannick, M. T., Denning, D. L., Russell, C. J., Conard, M. A., & Bhagat, R. S. 1996. Summary of psychological and behavioral research on affirmative action in employment. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 34: 141-149.

Mykytyn, P. P., & Harrison, D. A. 1993. Strategic information systems -- and changing management's behavior toward them. Strategic Systems, 6: 17-19.

Harrison, D. A. 1993. "Why can't you use just one textbook for this class?" Part I: Objectives to operationalizing. Research Methods Division Newsletter, 8(1): 9-12.

Harrison, D. A. 1993. "Why can't you use just one textbook for this class?" Part II: Carrying out the plan to communicating results. Research Methods Division Newsletter, 8(2): 14-16.

OTHER CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Riemenschneider, C. K., Mykytyn, P. P., & Harrison, D. A. 1997. Applying the theory of planned behavior to small business and the Internet. 1997 Proceedings of the Association for Information Systems, 251-253.

Riemenschneider, C. K., Mykytyn, P. P., & Harrison, D. A. 1996. How universities can help small businesses manage IT. 1996 Proceedings of the Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, 4-6.

Lovett, S., & Harrison, D. A. 1995. Boundary spanner and customer turnover. Proceedings of the 1995 Texas Conference on Organizations, 45-54.

Riemenschneider, C. K., Mykytyn, P. P., & Harrison, D. A. 1995. The development of instrumentation for assessment of IS competitive advantage in small business. 1995 Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute.

Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., & Gilley, K. M. 1995. International assignments: An investigation of the dimensions and determinants of adjustment. Proceedings of the International Conference: Global Business in Transition, Prospects for the Twenty-First Century.

Papers Presented

Chiaburu, D. S., & Harrison, D. A. 2007, August. Coworker provision and individual work outcomes: A theoretical framework and meta-analysis. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA.

Gephart, J., Harrison, D. A., & Treviño, L. K. 2007, August. The who, when, and where of (un)ethical choices: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA.

Gajendran, R. S., & Harrison, D. A. 2006, August. The good, the bad, and the unknown about telecommuting: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Kraimer, M. L., Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., & Ren, H. 2006, August. A role identity perspective on repatriate withdrawal tendencies. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Ren, H., Harrison, D. A., Bhaskar-Shrinivas, P., & Shaffer, M. A. 2006, August. Beyond adjustment: Complex roles of personality and health-related strains in expatriate experiences. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Kraimer, M. L., Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., & Ren, H. 2006, May. A role identity perspective for repatriate effectiveness. Paper presented at the meetings of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX.

Balkundi, P., Kilduff, M., & Harrison, D. A. 2005, August. Combine and conquer: Testing integrated models of how leader charisma and network centrality affect team performance. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, HI.

Klein, K. J., Harrison, D. A., & Knight, A. P. 2005, August. Time and ties in teams: Development and determinants of intra-group network structures. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, HI.

Shaffer, M. A., Fu, C., & Harrison, D. A. 2005, August. Proactive socialization, adjustment and turnover: A study of self-initiated foreign employees. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, HI.

Fu, Carmen K., Shaffer, M. A., & Harrison, D. A. 2004, December. Adaptation of Self-initiated Foreign Employees: The Influence of Organizational and Proactive Socialization Tactics. Paper presented at the Asia Academy of Management, Shanghai, PRC.

Balkunki, P., & Harrison, D. A. 2004, August. Networks, leaders, teams and time: Connections to viability and performance. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA.

Sin, H-P, Harrison, D. A., Shaffer, M. A., & Lau, V. P. 2004, August. Breaking ties: Relationship disruptive behaviors at work. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA.

Bhaskar-Shrinivas, P., Harrison, D. A., Shaffer, M. A., & Luk, D. 2004, August. What have we learned about expatriate adjustment?: Answers accumulated from 23 years of research. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA.

Harrison, D. A. & Jansen, K. J. 2004, April. Support and stigma in requesting accommodations for disabilities: Suspending the normal rules of exchange. Paper presented at the meetings of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Sin, H-P. & Harrison, D. A. 2004, April. Assessing fit in covariance structure analysis when data are non- normal. Paper presented at the meetings of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., & Joplin, J. 2004, April. Work-family conflict for expatriates: Domain-specific and domain-spanning stressors and outcomes. Paper presented at the meetings of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Shaffer, M. A., Ferzandi, L. A., Harrison, D. A., Gregersen, H., & Black, J. S. 2003, August. You can take it with you: Individual differences and expatriate effectiveness. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Seattle, WA.

Newman, D. A., Harrison, D. A., & Roth, P. L. 2003, August. Utility of overall job attitude for predicting individual effectiveness: Meta-analytic tests. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Seattle, WA.

Harrison, D. A., Shaffer, M. A., & Bhaskar, P. 2002, August. Moving outward from organizations: Person-culture fit in the experiences of expatriates. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Denver, CO.

Cycyota, C. S. & Harrison, D. A. 2002. Top manager responses to organizational surveys: When questioning executives, are networks the answer? Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Denver, CO.

Harrison, D. A., & Price, K. H. 2002, April. Context and consistency in absenteeism: Studying social and dispositional influences across multiple settings. Paper presented at the meetings of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Toronto, CA.

Ryan, S. D., & Harrison, D. A. 2001, August. Motivation, retraining, and adjustment among software developers. Paper presented at the Americas Conference on Information Systems (annual meetings of the AIS), Boston, MA.

Harrison, D. A., Kravitz, D. A., & Lev-Arey, D. 2001, August. Attitudes toward affirmative action programs: A meta-analysis of 25 years of research on government mandated approaches to reducing employment discrimination. Paper presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Washington, DC.

Harrison, D. A., & Shaffer, M. A. 2001, August. Mapping the criterion space for expatriate success: Task- and relationship-based performance, effort and adaptation. Paper presented in a joint HR, IM, and OB Division symposium entitled "Beyond expatriate adjustment: Multi-temporal, Multi-dimensional, and Multi-source evidence about the consequences of international assignments" at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Washington, DC.

Stringer, D. Y., & Harrison, D. A. 2001, August. Whose time is it, anyway? The value of control over paid time off. Paper accepted for presentation in the HR Division program at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Washington, DC.

Harrison, D. A., Price, K. H., Gavin, J. H., & Florey, A. T. 2000, August. Time, teams, and task performance: A longitudinal study of the changing effects of diversity on group functioning. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Toronto, Canada.

Cycyota, C. S., & Harrison, D. A. 2000, August. Strategic theories of entrepreneurs: Comparisons, consequences, covariates, and contingencies of executives' theories of firm performance. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Toronto, Canada.

Cycyota, C. S., Harrison, D. A., & Stahl, A. S. 2000, August. Improving firm level response rates: Do individual level findings generalize to surveys of executives? Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Toronto, Canada.

Harrison, D. A., Kravitz, D. A., & Stahl, A. 2000, April. Individual differences in reactions to affirmative action programs: A theory-driven meta-analysis. Presented at the meetings of the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Cheney, M. S., & Harrison, D. A. 1999, August. Uncertainty revisited: Nonlinear, chaotic changes on the journey toward decision resolution. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois.

Price, K. H., Harrison, D. A., Florey, A. F., Gavin, J. H., & Rowe, N. 1999, August. Pluralistic perspectives within teams: Relational dissimilarity, perceptions of group processes, and affective outcomes for group members. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois.

Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., Luk, D., & Gilley, K. M.. 1999, September. Spouse adjustment to international assignments: Direct determinants and the moderating effects of coping strategies. Presented at the 14th Annual Employment Research Conference, Cardiff, Wales.

Amadi, A., Mykytyn, P.P., & Harrison, D. A. 1998, November. Business process analysis and redesign (BPAR): A method for selecting optimal IT investments. Presented at the meetings of the Decision Sciences Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Florey, A. T., & Harrison, D.A. 1998, August. The managerial perspective: Supervisor reactions to formal and informal accommodation requests. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, San Diego, California.

Harrison, D. A., Florey, A. T., McGrath, J. E., & Vanderstoep, S. 1998, August. Time matters in group task performance: A longitudinal comparison of natural, concocted, and quasi-groups. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, San Diego, California.

Martocchio, J. J., Harrison, D. A., & Berkson, H. 1998, August. Causal connections between lower back pain and absence: A time-based review. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, San Diego, California.

Shaffer, M. A., Harrison, D. A., Gilley, K. M., & Luk, D. 1998, August. Struggling with what matters most: Conflicts between work and family on international assignments. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, San Diego, California.

Riemenschneider, C. K., Mykytyn, P. P., & Harrison, D.A. 1997, August. Applying the theory of planned behavior to small businesses and the Internet. Presented at the meetings of the Association for Information Systems, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Bell, M. P., McLaughlin, M. E., & Harrison, D.A. 1996, August. The belief structure of attitudes toward affirmative action: Sex, race, and population differences. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Cheney, M. S., & Harrison, D. A. 1996, November. Uncertainty, doubt, and conviction: Perceptions and responses to complex and chaotic environments. Presented at the meetings of the INFORMS College on Organizational Science, Special Conference on Applications of Complexity Theory, Atlanta, Georgia.

Lovett, S., Harrison, D. A., & Virick, M. 1996, August. Managing boundary spanner turnover for customer retention: Theory and paradox about the (non-)imitability of human resources. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Shaffer, M. A., & Harrison, D. A. 1996, August. Considering the context of quitting: Non-work factors in the turnover decisions of expatriates. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Harrison, D. A., & Bell, M. P. 1995, August. Social expectations and attendance decisions: Implications for absence control programs. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Shaffer, M. A., & Harrison, D. A. 1995, August. Forgotten partners: Developing and testing a model of spouse adjustment to international assignments. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Dickter, D., Roznowski, M., & Harrison, D. A. 1994, April. An event history analysis of voluntary turnover. Presented at the meetings of the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Nashville, Tennessee.

Harrison, D. A., & Price, K. H. 1993, August. Consistency of absenteeism and lateness over diverse behavior settings: Evidence and substrates for "proneness." Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.

Harrison, D. A., & Shaffer, M. A. 1993, August. The Lake Wobegon effect in self and peer reports of absenteeism: A seven-study investigation. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.

Price, K. H., & Harrison, D. A. 1993, August. Variables related to social loafing in organizational work groups. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.

Priem, R. L., & Harrison, D. A. 1992, August. Exploring strategic judgments: Methods for testing the assumptions of prescriptive contingency theories. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Harrison, D. A. 1991, November. Exploring the utility of time. Presented at the meetings of the Judgment /Decision Making Society, San Francisco, California.

Harrison, D. A., & Liska, L. Z. 1991, August. Toward a contingency approach to managing participation in employee fitness programs. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, Miami, Florida.

Switzer, F. S., & Harrison, D. A. 1991, November. Heuristics, biases, and motivation. Presented at the meetings of the Judgment/Decision Making Society, San Francisco, California.

Goodwin, V., Wofford, J., & Harrison, D. A. 1990, August. Measuring cognitive complexity in the organizational domain. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, San Francisco, California.

Harrison, D. A. 1990, June. Social entrainment of behavior setting features modifies organizational activity cycles and performance. Presented at the meetings of the American Psychological Society, Dallas, Texas.

Harrison, D. A., Holtgrave, D. R., & Rivero, J. C. 1990, November. Evidence for a "risky drift" in individual choice under uncertainty. Presented at the meetings of the Judgment/Decision Making Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Holtgrave, D. R., Rivero, J. C., Harrison, D. A., & Birch, D. 1990, June. Deliberation time and riskiness of choice. Presented at the 1990 Third International Conference on Judgment and Decision Making, Nags Head, North Carolina.

Liska, L. Z. & Harrison, D. A. 1990, November. Utility and risk over time: Individual differences and outcome categories. Presented at the meetings of the Judgment/Decision Making Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.

McLaughlin, M. E. & Harrison, D. A. 1990, June. Item arrangement influences measurement properties of attitude scales: Support for cognitive hypotheses. Presented at the meetings of the American Psychological Society, Dallas, Texas.

McLaughlin, M. E. & Harrison, D. A. 1990, November. Structure of time judgments at the level of behavioral choices. Presented at the meetings of the Judgment/Decision Making Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Harrison, D. A., & Austin, J. T. 1989, June. A unified theory of goal commitment, goal choice, and goal attainment. Presented at the meetings of the American Psychological Society, Alexandria, Virginia.

Harrison, D. A., & Hulin, C. L. 1987, August. Alternative methods for analyzing absence data: Application of a proportional hazard rate model. Presented at the meetings of the Academy of Management, New Orleans, Louisiana.


Professional Affiliations

Academy of Management

American Psychological Society

Society for Judgment and Decision Making

Society for Human Resource Management

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology


Courses Taught

Management and Organization

Human Behavior in Business Organizations

Foundations of Management

Perspectives on Disabilities and Accommodation

Behavioral Science Principles in Management

Organizational Behavior

Research Methods in Human Resources Management

Principles of Human Resources Management

Applied Organizational Research

Measurement and Testing of Complex Hypotheses in Field Data

Advanced Research Methods

Seminar in Organizational Behavior

Internship in Human Resources Management

Compensation and Performance Management

Organizational Research Design

Advanced Analytical Skills