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Yitzhak Fried

Professor of Management

(315) 443-3639
Room: 518
yfried@syr.edu

PhD (human resource management/ organizational behavior), Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

PhD (human resource management/ organizational behavior), Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Topics

  • Diversity
  • Affirmative action
  • Legal issues in HR
  • Sexual harassment
  • Performance evaluation
  • Performance management
  • Job design
  • Team work
  • Work motivation
  • Psychological effects of downsizing
  • Cultural and cross-cultural issues at work
  • Work stress

He teaches graduate courses in human resources management and organizational behavior.

Professor Fried's research focus is on the contribution of context in the areas of work stress, job and office design, motivation, performance appraisal, and diversity. His work has appeared in leading journals in the field, including the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Human Relations. Between 1998 and 2001, Fried served as the associate-editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Organizational Behavior. He is the recipient of the Whitman Research Fellow, 2008-2010.Selected Publications

  • "Placing the Job Characteristics Model in Context: The Contributing Role of Time.", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 28, 911-927, 2007, (Grant, A., Levi, A., Hadani, Slowik, L.H. )
  • "A Meta-Analysis of Work Demand Stressors and Job Performance: Examining Main and Moderating Effects", Personnel Psychology, 61, 227-271, 2008, (Gilboa, S., Shirom, A., Cooper, C.)
  • "A Meta-analysis of Stress and Performance at Work: Examining the Moderating Effects of Gender, Age, and Tenure", Human Relations, 61, 1371-1398, 2008, (Shirom, A., Gilboa, S., and Cooper, C. )
  • "The Mediating Effects of Job Satisfaction and Propensity to Leave on the Stress-Performance Relationship: Combining Meta-analysis and SEM", International Journal of Stress Management, 15, 305-328, 2008, (with Shirom, A., Gilboa, S., Cooper, C.)
  • "Race Differences in Reactions to Affirmative Action Practices: A Referent Cognitions Perspective", Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 1118-1129, 2008, (with Levi, A. )