Fried awarded Fellow status by APA


Yitzhak Fried, professor of management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, has been awarded fellow status from the American Psychological Association (APA). Fried is a widely published researcher on topics related to job and office design, work stress, motivation, performance appraisal, diversity, and cross-culture issues. He was also elected as a fellow in the Society of Industrial and Organization Psychology (SIOP), a division of the APA, in 2011.

According to the APA’s website, fellow status is “an honor bestowed upon APA members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology. Fellow status requires that a person's work has had a national impact on the field of psychology beyond a local, state or regional level. A high level of competence or steady and continuing contributions are not sufficient to warrant fellow status. National impact must be demonstrated.” Fried’s work has been cited more than 1,500 times, according to the Social Sciences Citation Index.

Fried’s research has appeared in leading journals, 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 Journal of Organizational Behavior. He is a past recipient of the Whitman Research Fellowship, 2008-2010.

Each October, the APA Fellows Committee sends an official certificate to each new fellow, lists their names in the American Psychologist and amends their membership record to reflect their fellow status, which begins in September.

Fried holds a PhD in human resource management/organizational behavior from the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in human resources management and organizational behavior.