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Trevor Foulk

Trevor Foulk

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Florida

  • Management and Organization
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    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.

    Read News Story : Eight Professors Earn Krowe, Legg Mason, Smith Honors

    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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