Shmuel Ellis received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Tel Aviv University in 1985. During the years 1985 – 1988 he was on the faculty of the Open University of Israel and during the years 1990-1992 he was a visiting assistant professor at the Sloan School of Management, MIT. Shmuel Ellis is currently the chairperson of the department of undergraduate management and academic director of the Organizational Consulting Program. His main areas of interest are learning from experience, organizational learning, knowledge management and organizational genealogy and social networks. During the last decade Shmuel Ellis is involved in various research projects investigating the evolution of the ITC, cleantech and VC industries in Israel. Shmuel Ellis won several competitive grants and he serves on the editorial board of European Management Review.
Prof. Shmuel Ellis
Fields of Research
Organizational genealogies, evolution of new industries, start-ups culture, learning from successes and failures (special focus on After Event Reviews)
Ellis, S. & Davidi, I. (2005). After event reviews: Drawing lessons from failed and successful events. Journal of Applied Psychology, 90(5): 857-871.
Ellis, S., Mendel, R. & Nir, M. (2006). Learning from successful vs. failed events: The moderating role of kind of after-event-review. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91(3): 669-680.
Ganzach, Y. Ellis, S., Pazy, A., & Ricci-Siag, T. (2008). On the perception and operationalization of risk perception. Judgment and Decision Making, 3: 317-324.
Ellis, S., Mendel, M. & Aloni-Zohar, M. (2009). Effects of realistic perception of task performance on learning from experience: The moderating role of after-action-reviews. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39(3): 541-563.
Ellis, S., Ganzach, Y., Castle, E. & Sekely, G. (2010). Can filmed AERs of relevant others improve trainees' performance? The mediating and moderating role of self-efficacy. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(1): 122–131.
Drori, I., Wrzesniewski, A. & Ellis, S. (2011). The role of equality in mergers of equals. Human Resource Management, 50(5): 625-649.
Drori, I., & Ellis, S. (2011). Conflict and power games in a multinational corporation: Sensegiving as a strategy of preservation. European Management Review, 8: 1-16: 2011.
Drori, I., Wrzesniewski, A. & Ellis, S. (2013). One out of many? Boundary negotiation and identity formation in post-merger integration. Organization Science. 24 (6): 1717-1741.
Marcus, A., Malen, J. & Ellis, S. (2013). The promise and pitfalls of venture capital as an asset class for clean energy. Environment and Organization, 26(1): 31–60.
Drori, I., Wrzesniewski, A. & Ellis, S. (2013). One out of many? Boundary negotiation and identity formation in post-merger integration. Organization Science. 24 (6): 1717-1741. , pp. 1717–1741
Marcus, A., Malen, J. & Ellis, S. (2013). The promise and pitfalls of venture capital as an asset class for clean energy. Environment and Organization, 26(1), 31–60.
Ganzach, Y., Ellis, S. and Gotlibovski, C. (2013). On intelligence, education and religiosity. Intelligence. 41, 121-128.
Ellis, S., Carette, B., Anseel, F. & Lievens, F. (2014). Systematic reflection: Implications for learning from failures and successes. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23 (1), 67-72.
Brueller, N., Ellis, S., Segev, E. & Carmeli, A. (2014). Knowing When to Acquire: The Case of Multinational Technology Firms. International Business Review, Forthcoming.