Prof. Peter Bamberger

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Prof. Peter Bamberger
Phone: 03-6408511
Fax: 04-8263936
Office: Recanati - Business Administration, 343

Short Biography

Department: Organizational Behavior
Ph.D. Organizational Behavior from Cornell University.
Head of the Organizational Behavior Department
Editor-in-Chief of Academy of Management Discoveries
Research Director, Smithers Institute, ILR School, Cornell University.
Current sponsored research: ISF (2016-2019): Cognitive Implications of Workplace Injuries; NIAAA (NIH; 2014-2018): Alcohol and the college-to-work transition; US-Dept. of Defense (DOD; 2018-2021): Suicide-related cognition and behavior in the discharge-to-work transition. 



Fields of Research

Employee counterproductive behavior and emotional well-being (substance abuse, absenteeism, trauma, stress), Compensation strategy and pay transparency; Cognitive implications of workplace events; Employee adjustment during periods of transition; Employee helping and help seeking



Peter Bamberger, Michal Biron and Ilan Meshulam. Human Resource Strategy: Formulation, Implementation and Impact. 2nd Edition. New York: Routledge. 2014.


Peter Bamberger & Samuel Bacharach. Retirement & the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement and Substance Misuse…and What to Do About It. New York: Oxford University Press. 2014



Selected Refereed Journal Articles Since 2010:

Samuel Bacharach, Peter Bamberger and Michal Biron.  “Alcohol Consumption and Workplace Absenteeism: The Moderating Effect of Social Support” Journal of Applied Psychology, 95, 334-348. 2010.


Peter Bamberger and Elena Belogolovsky. “The Impact of Pay Secrecy on Individual Task Performance” Personnel Psychology. 63, 965–996. 2010.


Inbal Nahum-Shani and Peter Bamberger. “Explaining the Variable Effects of Social Support on Work-based Stressor-Strain relations:  The Role of Perceived Imbalance in Support Exchange” Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.  114, 49-63. 2011


Dvora Geller and Peter Bamberger. “The Impact of help-seeking on Individual Task Performance: The Moderating Effect of Help-seekers’ Logics of Action.”  Journal of Applied Psychology.  97, 487-497. 2011. (Equal Authorship).


Michal Biron and Peter Bamberger. “Aversive Workplace Conditions and Absenteeism: Taking Referent Group Norms and Supervisor Support into Account.”  Journal of Applied Psychology. 97, 901-912. 2012.


Dana Vashdi, Peter Bamberger and Miriam Erez. “Can Surgical Teams Ever Learn? The Role of Coordination, Complexity, and Transitivity in Action Team Learning.”  Academy of Management Journal, 56:945-971. 2013. Selected as a Finalist for the 2014 AMJ Best Paper Award.


Elena Belogolovsky and Peter Bamberger. “Signaling in Secret: Pay for Performance and the Incentive and Sorting Effects of Pay Secrecy.” Academy of Management Journal. 57, 6, 1706–1733. 2014.


Songqi Liu, Mo Wang, Peter Bamberger, Junqi Shi, & Samuel Bacharach, “The Dark Side of Socialization: A Longitudinal Investigation of Newcomer Alcohol Use.” Academy of Management Journal.  58, 2, 334-355. 2015.


Arik Riskin, Amir Erez, Trevor Foulk, Amir Kugelman, Ayala Gover, Irit Shoris, Kinneret Riskin & Peter Bamberger. The Impact of Rudeness on Medical Team Performance: A Randomized Trial. Pediatrics, 136(3), 487-495. 2015.


Peter Bamberger and Elena Belogolovsky. “The Dark Side of Transparency: How and When Pay Administration Practices Affect Employee Helping.” Journal of Applied Psychology. 102, 658-671. 2017.


Arieh Riskin, Amir Erez, Trevor Foulk, Amitai Ziv, Kinneret Riskin-Guez, Rina Sela, Liat Pessach-Gelblum and Peter Bamberger. "Rudeness and Medical Team Performance." Pediatrics. 139 (2)  e20162305. 2017.


Peter Bamberger, Dvora Geller & Etti Doveh. “Assisting upon entry: Helping Type and Approach as Moderators of How Role Conflict Affects Newcomer Resource Drain.” Journal of Applied Psychology, 102(12), 1719-1732. 2017.


Peter Bamberger, Jackie Koopman, Mo Wang, Inbal Nahum Shani, Mary Larimer, Irene Markman Geisner & Samuel B. Bacharach. “Does College Alcohol Consumption Impact Employment Upon Graduation? Findings from a Prospective Study.” Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(1), 111-121. 2018.


Jingqui Chen, Peter Bamberger, Dana Vashdi, Yifan Song. “The Effects of Team Reflexivity on Emotional Wellbeing in Manufacturing Teams.” Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(4), 443-462. 2018.


Arieh Riskin, Peter Bamberger. Amir Erez, Kinneret Riskin-Guez, Yarden Riskin, Rina Sela,, Trevor Foulk, Binyamin Cooper, Amitai Ziv, Liat Pessach-Gelblum & Ellen Bamberger. “Expressions of Gratitude and Medical Team Performance.” Pediatrics, In Press.


Honors since 2010

March, 2012

Best Paper, HR Division of the Academy of Management

April, 2012

Elected as Fellow, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

August, 2012

Outstanding Reviewer Award for 2011-2012, Human Relations

March, 2014

Elected as Member, Society for Organizational Behavior

August, 2014

Runner-up for Best Paper, Academy of Management Journal
August, 2017 Thomas A. Mahoney Mentoring Award, HR Division, Academy of Management  


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