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Joel Carnevale

Joel Carnevale

Assistant Professor

315-443-4788
Room: 508
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Joel Carnevale is an Assistant Professor of management at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. He earned a B.S. in economics and MBA from Radford University in Radford, Virginia, and a Ph.D. in management, focused on organizational studies, strategy and change from the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business at Auburn University. Primarily interested in the impact of leadership on employee work behavior, his current research focuses on leader narcissism, workplace envy, and employee voice and creativity. His research articles have appeared in several notable academic journals, including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Business Research, and Applied Psychology: An International Review. In addition, his work has appeared in media outlets including Entrepreneur and TIME. He currently serves as an Associate Editor of Journal of Business Research.

Research Topics

  • Leadership and employee outcomes
  • Employee ethicality
  • Prosocial behavior
  • Leader narcissism

Carnevale's current teaching interests are in the areas of organizational behavior, business ethics, leadership, and general management topics. He currently teaches courses on foundations of management.

His research interests include employee ethicality and prosocial behavior, including within a leadership context. He also researches neuroimaging technology (e.g. fMRI) as it applies to ethical decision-making and prosocial behavior.

Selected Publications
  • "Feeling Obligated Yet Hesitant to Speak Up: Investigating the Curvilinear Relationship between LMX and Employee Promotive Voice", Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 2020 (with Huang, L., Uhl-Bien, M., Harris, S.)
  • "LMX-Differentiation Strengthens the Prosocial Consequences of Leader Humility: An Identification and Social Exchange Perspective", Journal of Business Research, 2019 (with Huang, L., Paterson, T.)
  • "Leader Consultation Mitigates the Harmful Effects of Leader Narcissism: A Belongingness Perspective ", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2018 (with Huang, L., Harms, P.)
  • "Speaking Up to the "Emotional Vampire": A Conservation of Resources Perspective", Journal of Business Research, 2018 (with Huang, L., Harms, P.)
  • "Leading to stimulate employees' ideas: A quantitative review of leader–member exchange, employee voice, creativity, and innovative behavior.", Applied Psychology, 2017 (with Huang, L., Crede, M., Harms, P., Uhl-Bien, M.)

Awards and Honors

  • Best Doctoral Student Paper - Southern Management Association (2016)
  • Best Paper - OB Division - Southern Management Association (2016)
  • Best Paper Proceedings - Academy of Management (2016)
  • J.T. Pursell, Sr. Research Fellowship (2013)
  • Best Paper - Society of Business Research (2012)