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EDUCATION
 

Year

Degree

Institution

1992

B.A.

University of Haifa

1995

M.A.

University of Haifa

1999

Ph.D.

State University of New York at Binghamton

THESIS:

A Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership Using Triangulation of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

SUPERVISOR:

Bruce Avolio (advisor), Bernard Bass, & Francis Yammarino

 

 

 

ACADEMIC AFFILATIONS/APPOINTMENTS 

 

Year

Appointment

(Work Percentage)

1999

Adjunct, New York University (NYU) -Stern School of Business

Part Time

2000-2004

Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Polytechnic Institute of NYU

Full Time

2004-2008

Lecturer, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa

Full Time

2008-2012

Senior Lecturer (with tenure), Faculty of Education, University of Haifa

Full Time

2009-2010

Visiting Scholar, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

 

10/2012

Senior Lecturer (with tenure), Department of Psychology, Bar-Ilan University

Full Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 AWARDS/HONORS

Year

   AWARDS/HONORS

2014 Finalist for Journal of Organizational Behavior Best Paper Award

2009

University of Haifa Teaching Award

2007

Faculty Best Lecturer Award

2004-9

University of Haifa Research Funding Award

2004

Polytechnic Institute of NYU Othmer Fellow (promising faculty award)

2004

Finalist for the Caroline Dexter Award of the Academy of Management

1999

Research Foundation of SUNY: Excellence in Research Award

1998

Research Foundation of SUNY: Dissertation Year Fellowship Award

1997

Academy of Management National Meeting: Boston, MA: Best Student Paper Award in Research Methodology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COLLOQUIUM TALKS AND OTHER INVITED ADDRESSES

Leader personality in the context of organizational change. School of Business, Tel Aviv University. April 2014.

Leader characteristics and strategic outcomes. Deloitte Leadership Institute, Ozeygin University. Istanbul, Turkey. November 2013.

Integrating vision crafting and goal setting: The motivational virtues of construal fit. School of Business, Hebrew University. May 2012.

Visionary leadership, organizational learning, and outcomes. Department of psychology, Bar-Ilan University. May 2011.

Principal Visionary leadership: Implications for school outcomes. Harvard Graduate School of Education. Boston, MA, April 2010.

Visionary leadership, organizational learning, and school outcomes. Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, April 2010.

Hierarchical and shared visionary leadership in relation to organizational learning and customer satisfaction. Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. December 2009.

Hierarchical and shared visionary leadership: theoretical ideas and initial findings. School of Business, Hebrew University. June 2008.

Organizations as Reflections of their Leaders: Results from Studies of CEOs and School Principals. School of Business, Bar Ilan University. March 2008.

Leadership, learning, and knowledge transfer: Invited talk. University of California, Riverside. October 2007.

CEO values and implications for performance. Peter Drucker School of Business, Claremont Graduate Center. October 2007.

CEO charisma and values.  Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University. November 2006.

Leadership, affective states, and team performance. University of Haifa, Center for the Study of Organizations. November 2006.

Visionary leadership and identification. Invited talk. School of Education, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ. October 2006.

CEO and strategic leadership. Invited talk. School of Global Management and Leadership, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ. October 2006.

Towards a theory of strategic leadership in schools: Findings from a study of CEOs and school principals. Faculty of Education, University of Haifa. January 2006.

Managerial roles in MNC. Bar Ilan University – Department of Psychology. January 2006.

Organizational culture as a mediator between CEO Values and organizational performance. Hebrew University Business School. May 2005.

Leadership and individuals’ work orientation as predictors of team performance. Technion. April 2005.

Work orientation and leadership as predictors of team innovation and performance. Bar Ilan University School of Business. March 2005.

Global Values in MNC Culture and their Manifestation in Managerial Roles. Center for the Study of Organizations and Human Resource Management. University of Haifa. January 2005.

CEO leadership and performance in context. IMD. Lausanne, Switzerland August 2004.

CEO leadership and entrepreneurial outcomes. Technion, Israel Institute of technology. Haifa, Israel. January 2004.

Managing Organizational Identity: The Case of a Multinational Company. Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley, PA. September 2003.

Organizational identity at MNC. Polytechnic University Departmental Seminar. April 2003.

Transformational and strategic leadership. Ben Gurion University, Israel. January 2003.

High tech leadership. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. December 2002.

Transformational leadership and the dissemination of organizational goals. Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Haifa, Israel. January 2002.

פירסומים

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS  (Author)

Sosik, J.J., Jung, D., Berson, Y., Dionne, S., & Jaussi, K. (2004). The dream weavers: Strategy focused leadership in technology driven organizations. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing (300 pages).

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Dvir, T., &  Berson, Y. (2001). Leadership, motivation, and performance evaluation. In  G. Salvendy (Ed.), Handbook of Industrial engineering (3rd Edition, pp 841-867). New York, NY: Wiley.

 

Avolio, B. J., Sosik, J. J., Jung, D. I., & Berson, Y. (2003). Leadership models,methods and applications: Small steps and giant leaps. Handbook of psychology, Vol. 12, (pp. 277-308).

 

Berson Y. (2004) . Dot-com meltdown:  A review and case study. In Burns, J. M. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Leadership (V1, pp. 358-363). Ca: Sage.
 

Avolio, B. J., Sosik, J. J., & Berson, Y. (2013). Leadership models, methods, and applications: Progress and remaining blind spots. In N. W. Schmitt, & S. Highhouse (Eds.), The Handbook of Psychology (Vol. 12, pp. 82-103). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.  

 

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS/PERIODICALS

Berson Y., Avolio, B. J., Shamir, B., & Popper, M. (2001). The relationship between vision-strength, leadership style and context. The Leadership Quarterly, 12, 1-21.
 

Bar Haim, Y., Aviezer, O., Berson, Y., Sagi, A. (2002). Personal space and attachment. Attachment and Human Development Journal, 4, 68-83.
 

Berson, Y., Avolio, B. J., & Kahai, S. (2003). Level specification: Using triangulation in a grounded theory approach to construct building. In, F. J. Yammarino, & F. Dansereau (Eds.) Annual Review: Multi-level issues in organizational behavior and strategy (Vol. II) (pp 85-112). Oxford, UK: Elsevier Science (electronic index).
 

Berson, Y., Avolio, B. J., & Kahai, S. (2003). Going Deeper to A Grounded theory approach: From Verification to Abstraction and Discovery. In, F. J. Yammarino, & F. Dansereau (Eds.) Annual Review: Multi-level issues in organizational behavior and strategy (Vol. II) (pp 143-151). Oxford, UK: Elsevier Science (electronic index).
 

Bass, B. M., Avolio, B. J., Jung, D., & Berson, Y. (2003). Predicting unit performance by assessing transformational and transactional leadership. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88 (2), 207-218.
 

Berson, Y., & Avolio, B. J. (2004). Transformational leadership and the dissemination of organizational goals: A case study of a telecommunication firm. Leadership Quarterly, 15 (5), 625-646. 
 

Sosik, J.J., Jung, D., Berson, Y., Dionne, S., & Jaussi, K. (2005). Making All The Right Connections: The Strategic Leadership of Top Executives in High-Tech Organizations. Organizational Dynamics, 34, 47-61
 

Berson, Y., & Linton, J. D. (2005). An examination of the relationships between leadership style, quality, and employee satisfaction in R&D environments. R&D Management Journal, 31, 31-60.
 

Berson, Y., & Linton, J. D. (2006). Leadership style and quality climate perceptions: Contrasting project versus process environments. International Journal of Technology Management, 33 (1), 92-110.
 

Berson, Y., Dan, O., & Yammarino, F. J. (2006). Attachment style and individual differences in leadership perceptions and emergence. Journal of Social Psychology, 146 (1), 165-182.  
 

Berson, Y., Nemanich, L. A., Waldman, D. A., Galvin, B., & Keller, R. T. (2006). Leadership and Organizational Learning: A Multiple Levels Perspective. The Leadership Quarterly, 17, 577-594. 
 

Berson, Y., & Sosik, J. J. (2007). The relationship between self–other rating agreement and influence tactics and organizational processes. Group and Organization Management, 32, 675-698.
 

Berson, Y., Oreg, S., & Dvir, T. (2008). CEO values, organizational culture and firm outcomes. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29, 615-633
 

Waldman, D. A., Berson, Y., Keller, R. T. (2009). Leadership and organizational learning. The Leadership Quarterly 30, 1-3.
 

Oreg, S. & Berson, Y¹. (2011). Leadership and employees’ reactions to change: The role of leaders’ personal attributes and transformational leadership style. Personnel Psychology, 64, 627-659.
 

Halevy, N., Berson, Y., & Galinsky, A. (2011). The mainstream is not electable: When vision triumphs over representativeness in leader emergence and effectiveness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 893-904. 
 

Luria, G., & Berson, Y¹. (2012). How do leadership motives affect informal and formal leadership emergence? Journal of Organizational Behavior (online publication).

 

Dwyer, P. C., Bono, J. E., Snyder, M., Nov, O., & Berson, Y. (2013). Sources of Volunteer Motivation: Transformational Leadership and Personal Motives Influence Volunteer Outcomes. Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
 

Oreg, S., & Berson, Y. (in press). Personality and charismatic leadership in context: The moderating role of situational stress. Personnel Psychology.
 

Berson, Y., Da’as, R., & Waldman, D. (in press). How do leaders and their teams bring about organizational learning and outcomes? Personnel Psychology. 
 

Berson, Y., Halevy, N. (in press). Hierarchy, leadership, and construal fit. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.
 

Berson, Y., Halevy, N., Shamir B., & Erez, M. (in press). Leading from different psychological distances: A construal-level perspective on vision communication, goal setting, and follower motivation. The Leadership Quarterly.

PROCEEDINGS

Berson, Y., Erez, M., & Adler, S. (2004) Reflections of organizational identity and national culture on managerial roles in a multinational corporation. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings[1]. (IM: Q1-Q6).
 

Berson, Y., Oreg, S., & Dvir, T. (2005). CEO leadership, organizational culture and entrepreneurial outcomes.  Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings. (BPS: FF1-FF6).

 

Oreg, S. & Berson, Y[2]. (2009). Leaders’ characteristics and behaviors and employees’ resistance to organizational change. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, 1-6.
 

PAPERS PRESENTED AT SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES 

Berson, Y., & Oreg, S. (2014). Leader values and stakeholder outcomes: Influencing life outside the organization. Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Academy of Management. Philadelphia, PA.
 

Oreg, S., & Berson, Y. (2014). Symposium co-Chair. Person-Situation Predictions of Employee and Organizational Outcomes. Academy of Management. Philadelphia, PA, .
 

Foulk, T., Erez, A., Berson, Y., & Woolum, A. (2014). The Viral Spread of Incivility. Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Academy of Management. Philadelphia, PA, .   
 

Oreg, S., & Berson, Y.  (2014). Effects of education leaders' personality on schoolchildren values and outcomes. Invited talk at the European Conference on Personality, Lausanne, Switzerland,

Berson, Y. (2013). Reflections of leader personality in organizations: The moderating role of organizational change. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Berson, Y., & Halevy, N. (2013). Hierarchy, leadership, and construal fit. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.
 

Berson, Y., & Oreg, S. (2012). The negative implications of leaders’ universalism on leadership attainment and seniority. In L. Sagiv and T. Rubel-Lifschitz (Co-Chairs), Would Robin Hood make a good CEO? On power, pro-social behavior and leadership in organizations, paper presented at the 72nd annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston.
 

Oreg, S., & Berson, Y. (2012). Leader big-five traits and charismatic behaviors: A person-situation perspective. Talk invited for the European Association of Personality Psychology's Expert Meeting on Recent Developments in Personality Structure Research and Important Life Outcomes, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2012.
 

Berson, Y.  (2012). Leader personality as a predictor of organizational change processes and outcomes. Personality in Israel Workshop. Jerusalem, May 2012.
 

Oreg, S. & Berson, Y. (2011). Personality and charisma in context: the moderating role of situational stress. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. San Antonio, TX.
 

Halevy, N, Berson, Y., & Galinsky, A. (2011). The mainstream is not electable: vision and representativeness in leader emergence and effectiveness. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. San Antonio, TX.
 

Da’as, R. & Berson Y. (2011). Leader skills as predictors of employees’ readiness to change and absence behaviors: A longitudinal Study. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.
 

Luria, G., & Berson. Y. (2009). MTL and Leadership outcomes. Invited presentation at the Symposium on Leadership and Individual Differences. Lausanne, Switzerland
 

Oreg, S. & Berson, Y. (2009)/ Leaders’ characteristics and behaviors and employees’ resistance to organizational change. Paper presented in the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Chicago, IL.
 

Oreg, S. & Berson, Y. Leaders’ characteristics and behaviors and employees’ resistance to organizational change. (2009). Paper presented in the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Chicago, IL.
 

Dwyer, P. C., Bono, J. E., Snyder, M., Nov, O., & Berson, Y. (2009, February). Pathways to volunteer satisfaction and service: Differential effects of motivation and leadership. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.
 

Berson, Y., Da’as, R., & Waldman, D. (2008). A longitudinal study of the effects of principal visionary leadership on organizational learning and parents satisfaction. Paper presented at the Israel Strategy Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.
 

Berson, Y., Da’as, R., & Waldman, D. (2008). Hierarchical and shared leadership in relation to organizational learning and customer satisfaction. Paper presented in the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Anaheim, CA.
 

Berson, Y., Oreg, S. (2008). Symposium co-Chair. The motivation to lead and leaders’ motivation. Academy of Management. Anaheim, CA.
 

Oreg, S. & Berson, Y. (2008) Employees’ reaction to organizational change: The role of leader values and behaviors. Paper presented in the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Anaheim, CA.
 

Luria G. & Berson, Y. (2008). The motivation to lead: Implications for stress and individual performance. Paper presented in the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Anaheim, CA.
 

Berson, Y. & Sosik, J.J. (2007). The effects of humor on the relationship between leader influence and individual outcomes. Paper presented in the annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Philadelphia, PA.
 

Oreg. S., & Berson, Y. (2007). Symposium co-Chair. Values in Management. Academy of Management. Philadelphia, PA.
 

Berson, Y. (2007). Symposium Discussant: Good relationships, positive outcomes: Attachment theory, trust, and leadership at work. Academy of Management. Philadelphia, PA.
 

Dvir, T., & Berson, Y.  Leadership, group affective state, and performance in basketball teams: A longitudinal field study. To be presented at the Gallup Leadership Summit (2006). Washington D.C. October 2006.
 

Showcase Symposium Co-Chair (with David A. Waldman): Leadership and organizational learning. Academy of Management annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 2006.
 

Symposium Co-Chair (with Shaul Oreg): Leader characteristics across contexts: Implications for leadership outcomes. Academy of Management annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 2006.
 

Berson, Y., & Sosik, J.J. Humor, leadership, and organizational learning: A multiple source examination. To be presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 2006.
 

Oreg, S., & Berson, Y. Predicting leader emergence with personality and context: The big-five across levels of stressful and ambiguous contexts. To be presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 2006.
 

Berson, Y. & Waldman, D. A. The effect of visionary leadership on group identification: A social identification approach. To be presented at The 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece, July 2006.
 

Oreg, S, & Berson, Y.  A conceptual framework for the moderating effect of context on the personality-leadership relationship. To be presented at The 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece, July 2006.
 

Berson, Y., Oreg, S., & Dvir, T. CEO leadership, organizational culture and entrepreneurial outcomes. Paper Presented as part of a symposium at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Honolulu, HI, August 2005.
 

Berson, Y. Wrzesniewski, A. Leadership and Work Orientation as Drivers of Team Performance and Innovation. Paper Presented as part of a symposium at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Honolulu, HI, August 2005.
 

Waldman, D., Berson, Y., & Pierce, C. In Pursuit of Shared Vision and Organizational Change: The Roles of Follower Participation and Authentic Leadership. Paper Presented as part of a symposium at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Honolulu, HI, August 2005.
 

Berson, Y., Dionne, S. D., Jaussi, K. S. Intellectual Stimulation of Senior Executives: Triangulated Evidence from the U.S. and Israel. Paper Presented as part of a symposium at the Academy of Management annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 2004.

Berson, Y., Erez, M., & Adler, S. Reflections of organizational identity and national culture on managerial roles in a multinational corporation. Academy of Management annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 2004.
 

Berson, Y. & Dvir, T. CEO leadership and performance in context. IMD Strategic Leadership Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland, August 2004.
 

Berson, Y., & Dvir, T. CEO leadership, organizational culture and entrepreneurial outcomes. Gallup Leadership Summit. Omaha, NE: June 2004.
 

Berson, Y., & Sosik, J. J. The Power of Persuasion: Self-Other Rating Agreement on Charismatic Leadership, Influence Tactics and Performance. Paper Presented at the annual meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL April 2004.

 

Erez, M., Berson, Y. (2004). Global Identity, and global values in MNCs. Presentation at the International Conference of Psychology, Beijing, China, August 2004.

 

Berson, Y., & Linton, J. D. Leadership style and quality climate perceptions: Contrasting project versus process environments. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Seattle, WA, 2003.

 

Avolio, B. J., Jung, D., & Berson, Y. Effects of transformational leadership on team performance in a near combat situation: A moderating role of individual perceptual agreement of leadership in teams. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Seattle, WA 2003.
 

Linton, J. D., & Berson, Y. An examination of the relationships between leadership style, quality, and employee satisfaction In R&D environments. Presentation at 2003 IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Albany, NY.

 

Berson, Y., Erez, M., & Adler, S. 2002. 360-degree feedback on managerial performance across cultures. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Toronto, Canada. April 2002.

 

Berson, Y., Erez, M., & Adler, S. Evaluating Performance Across Cultures using a 360-Degree Appraisal System. International Conference of Applied Psychology, Singapore, July 2002.

 

Berson, Y. Avolio, B. J. The Contribution of Triangulating Qualitative, Quantitative and Unobtrusive Methods to the measurement of charismatic/transformational Leadership. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, Ca. April 2001.
 

Bass, B. M., Avolio, B. J., Jung, D., & Berson, Y. Predicting Platoon Readiness and Performance from Leadership in Home Station. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Washington, 2001.
 

Berson, Y. Avolio, B. J. An exploration of critical links between transformational and strategic Leadership. Paper Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA. April 2000.
 

Avolio, B. J., Bass, B. M., & Berson, Y. Team leadership and its Impact on Platoon Readiness and Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) Performance. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA. April 2000.
 

Berson, Y., & Avolio, B. J. The utility of triangulating multiple methods for the examination of the level(s) of analysis of leadership constructs.. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA. April 1999.
 

Berson Y., & Yammarino, F.J. 1998. Followership, leadership and attachment styles: A developmental approach. Paper presented at the 14th Annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX. April 1998.
 

Avolio, B.J., & Berson, Y. Leaders born or made revisited. Symposium at the 14th Annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX. April 1998.

 

Dinger, S. L., Berson, Y., & Kennedy, C. Levels of analysis and diversity research: The missing link to strong theory, measurement and analysis.. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, San Diego, 1998.

 

Sosik, J. J., Potosky, D. M., Jung, D. I., & Berson, Y.  Do you see what I see: Leadership styles, public self-awareness, and manager performance.. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, San Diego, 1998.

 

Berson, Y., Avolio, B.J., Shamir, B., & Popper, M. The relationship between leadership style and vision content. Paper presented at the 13th Annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, St. Louis, MO. April 1997.

 

 

 

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תחומי מחקר

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  • מנהיגות אסטרטגית
  • מנהיגות ותהליכי שינוי
  • למידה ארגונית וחדשנות
  • הבדלים בינאישיים בין מנהגים ומונהגים
  • הסברים ביולוגיים ונוירולוגיים למנהיגות ותהליכים קבוצתיים
     

 

 

 

קרנות מחקר

Year

   Grantor/Co PI

Amount

2014-17

Israel Science Foundation (with Shaul Oreg)

NIS 400,000

2014-17

Rothschild Foundation (with Shaul Oreg)

NIS 775,000

2012-14

Ministry of Education (with Shaul Oreg)

NIS 200000

2012-14

Caesarea-Rothschild Foundation (with Noga Sverdlik & Shaul Oreg)

NIS 220000

2010 -13

Israel Science Foundation (with Shaul Oreg)

NIS 400,000

2012

Israel Science Foundation & The Institute of Advanced Studies (with Shaul Oreg)

NIS 140,000

2010 -12

Avney Rosha Institute (with Shaul Oreg)

NIS 256,000

2009 -14

Rothschild Foundation

US$133,200

2008-10

Gertner Institute  (with Gil Luria and Dana Yagil)

NIS  157,000

2007-9

Israel Science Foundation (with Shaul Oreg)

NIS 190,000