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Trevor Foulk

Trevor Foulk

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Florida

Contact

4508 Van Munching Hall

Dr. Trevor Foulk is an Assistant Professor of Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.  He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida, and his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts.

Dr. Foulk’s research interests include deviant workplace behaviors, workplace power dynamics, social perception, and interpersonal influence behaviors.  His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Dynamics, and Pediatrics.  Dr. Foulk has contributed articles to Time Magazine, Harvard Business Review, and the USA Today, and his work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Scientific American, Fortune, The Huffington Post, New York Magazine, the Boston Globe, the LA Times, ABC News, and NBC News.

Selected Publications

Foulk, T.A., Lanaj, K., Tu, M., Erez, A., & Archambeau, L. (in press).  Heavy is the head that wears the crown: An ator-centric approach to psychological power, abusive behavior, and perceived incivility.  Academy of Management Journal.

Lanaj, K., Foulk, T.A., & Hollenbeck, J. (in press). The benefits of not seeing eye to eye with leadership: Divergence in risk preferences impacts multiteam system behavior and performance. Academy of Management Journal.

Woolum, A.H., Foulk, T.A., Lanaj, K., & Erez, A. (in press). Rude-colored glasses: How exposure to morning rudeness can contaminate your day. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Foulk, T.A., & Long, D.M. (2016). Impressed by impression management: Newcomer reactions to ingratiated supervisors. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(10), 1487-1497.

Foulk, T.A., Woolum, A., & Erez, A. (2016). Catching rudeness is like catching a cold: The contagion effects of low-intensity negative behaviors. Journal of Applied Psychology¸10(1), 50-67.

Riskin, A. Erez, A., Foulk, T.A., Kugelman, A., Gover, A., Shoris, I, Riskin, K., & Bamberger, P.A. (2015). The impact of rudeness on medical team performance: A randomized trial. Pediatrics, 136(3), 487-495.

News

Eight Professors Earn Krowe, Legg Mason, Smith Honors

Eight faculty members earned Maryland Smith teaching honors last week, as part of an annual tradition at the business school.

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Research

Are Your Co-Workers Out To Get You Because You’re Paranoid?

Workplace Powerlessness Leads To Paranoia, Which Can Cause Aggression

Read the article : Are Your Co-Workers Out To Get You Because You’re Paranoid?
When Rudeness Becomes A Matter of Life or Death

How Rudeness Narrows Mindsets and Can Lead to Medical Mistakes

Read the article : When Rudeness Becomes A Matter of Life or Death
With Great Power Comes Great Job Demands, Stress

How Being The Boss Brings More Demands, Not More Freedom

Read the article : With Great Power Comes Great Job Demands, Stress

Insights

Not Making New Year’s Resolutions This Year?

That Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Still Reach Your Goals

Read the article : Not Making New Year’s Resolutions This Year?
People can adapt to a ‘new normal’ quickly, it turns out

Research shows how we adjusted as the pandemic upended everything

Read the article : People can adapt to a ‘new normal’ quickly, it turns out
How To Impress When Your New Job Is Remote

11 Things You Can Do To Stand Out, Virtually

Read the article : How To Impress When Your New Job Is Remote
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