Ariel S. Levi
Senior Lecturer of Management
Ariel S. Levi
Research and teaching interests
- Perceptions of and reactions to affirmative action and diversity programs on the part of beneficiaries and nonbeneficiaries
- The effects of different forms of affirmative action and diversity programs on individual and organizational outcomes
- The organizational framing of diversity programs and the effects of different framings on program acceptance among employees
- Judgment and decision making at the individual, group, and organizational level, including: biases in probability estimates of future events.
- Analysis of decision fiascoes from the perspective of behavioral decision theory; managerial priority-setting and decision making in crises, problems, and opportunities.
- Factors affecting individual loyalty and commitment to groups
- Implications of evolutionary psychology for motivation and commitment to groups in organizations
- Cognitive and motivational factors influencing performance evaluation
- Organizational Behavior
- Social and Political Influences on Business
- Human Resource Management
- Organizational Change and Development
- Ph.D., Yale University, 1982
- Post doctoral: NIMH, Columbia University, 1983
- BA, University of California, 1976
Levi is a member of the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology and
Decision Sciences Institute.
- "Race Differences in Termination at Work: The Role of Educational Inequality" (with Hargis, Baltes, and Fried), 2006, Journal of Business and Psychology.
- "Persistence in a career goal hierarchy across time as a function of advancement probability, locus of control, and future orientation: an exploratory study" (with Fried, Slowik, Das, and Cerdin), 2005, paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, Honolulu, HI.
- "Contextualizing organizational citizenship behavior: A conceptual analysis" (with Fried and Drori), 2005, paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, Honolulu, HI.
- "The effects of organizational framing of affirmative action on program acceptance among nonbeneficiaries: A contingency model" (with Fried), 2005, paper presented at the conference, "Diversity as a competitive advantage in the global economy," Syracuse, NY.