Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Yochi Cohen-Charash

Email: Yochi.cohen-charash@baruch.cuny.edu
Phone: (646) 312-3818

Location: VC 8286

Lab: Emotions in Organizations

BIOGRAPHY

I received my PhD from the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. I also have an MSc in Management, Organizational Behavior, from the Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, and a BA in psychology from Tel Aviv University. Currently I am an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology, Baruch College and the Graduate Center of CUNY.

My research interests focus mainly on issues of emotions in organizations. I look at emotions as motivating the behavior of individuals, groups, and organizations. I mainly study discrete emotions as influencing life and behavior in organizations. For example, I study emotions such as envy, jealousy, fear, and guilt, as well as happiness for another's success (firgun). I also study emotions as they affect stock-market investment behavior. Additional lines of research in which I am interested include issues of fairness in organizations, the influence of dispositions on job attitudes, accountability, power, and politics.

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Publications:

Cohen-Charash, Y., Scherbaum, C. A., Kammeyer-Mueller, J. D., & Staw, B. M. (2013). Mood and the market: Can press reports of investors' mood predict stock prices?  PLoS ONE, 8, e72031. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072031

Davidson, O. B., Eden, D., Westman, M., Cohen-Charash, Y., Hammer, L. B., Kluger, A. N., . . . Spector, P. E. (2010). Sabbatical leave: Who gains and how much? Journal of Applied Psychology, 95, 953–964.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2009). Episodic envy. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39, 2128–2173.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Byrne, Z. S. (2008). Affect and justice – current knowledge and future directions. In N. M. Ashkanasy, & C. L. Cooper (Eds.), Research Companion to Emotion in Organizations (pp. 360-391):.Edward Elgar Publishers.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Mueller, J. S. (2007). Does perceived unfairness exacerbate or mitigate interpersonal counterproductive work behaviors related to envy? Journal of Applied Psychology. 92, 666-680.

Scherbaum, C. A., Cohen-Charash, Y., & Kern, M. J. (2006). Measuring general self-efficacy: A comparison of three measures using item response theory. Educational & Psychological Measurement, 66, 1047-1063.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Boyd, B. (2006). Mood. In S. G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Vol. 2, pp. 485-487). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Staw, B. M. & Cohen-Charash, Y. (2005). The dispositional approach to job satisfaction: More than a mirage, but not yet an oasis. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26, 59-78.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Spector, P. E. (2001). The role of justice in organizations: A meta-analysis. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 86, 278-321.

Lazarus, R. S., & Cohen-Charash, Y. (2001). Discrete emotions in organizational life. In R. L. Payne & G. L. Cooper (Eds.), Emotions at work: Theory, research and applications for management (pp. 45-81). Chichester, England: John Wiley & Sons.

Conference presentations:

Cohen-Charash, Y., Scherbaum, C. A., Kammeyer-Mueller, J. B., & Staw, B. M. (2013, August). Mood and the market: Can investors’ collective mood predict stock prices? The Biannual Meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotions, Berkeley, CA.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2013, August). New Developments in Research on Envy in Organizations, Session Discussant, The Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, FA.

Cohen-Charash, Y., Larson, E., & Fischer, A. H. (2013, August). Envious or angry? Self and other reactions to others getting what we want. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Orlando, FA.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2013, May). What can we do when employees in retail stores are envious of each other? . Paper presented at the Emotional Connections In Retailing: Designing Consumer And Employee Emotional Experiences, The University of Philadelphia, Wharton School of Business, Baker Retailing Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2012). Innovative idea management. Panelist, PDW, the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2012). The dark side of emotions in the workplace. Session Discussant, the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Duffy, M. K. (2011, August). The dark and bright sides of workplace envy. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Larson, E. (2011, August). Ability to change a situation and self-esteem as determinants of constructive and destructive reactions to envy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.

Fischer, A. H., & Cohen-Charash, Y. (2009, August). The recognition of envy in oneself and others. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotions (ISRE), Leuven, Belgium.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2009, April). Deviant behavior and the self. Session Discussant, the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans.

Cohen-Charash, Y., Corman, M., & Milonova, M. (2008, August). When are reactions to envy constructive and when are they destructive? A theoretical model and a qualitative examination. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

Cohen-Charash, Y., Erez, M., & Scherbaum, C. A. (2008, April). When good things happen to others: Envy and firgun reactions. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Milonova, M. (2008, April). Predictors of episodic envy in the organizational context. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

Cohen-Charash, Y., Erez, M., & Scherbaum, C. A. (2008). Firgun - being happy for another person's good fortune. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2007, July). Predictors of Episodic Envy in the Organizational Context. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotions, Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Mueller, J. S. (2006, August). Does perceived unfairness exacerbate or mitigate interpersonal counterproductive work behaviors related to envy? Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotions, Atlanta, GA.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2006, August). Justice as a Predictor of Organizational Citizenship Behaviors. Session Discussant, the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2005, November). Envious of or happy for? Emotional reactions to another's good fortune. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Wharton OB Conference, University of Pennsylvania, PA.

Cohen-Charash, Y., Boyd, B., Kloo, H., Mercado, M., & Offenstein, J. (2005, August). Emotions at work: Current research on discrete emotions and related constructs. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Offenstein, J., Cohen-Charash, Y., & Scherbaum, C. A. (2005, August). The effects of unfavorable outcomes and procedural justice on cognitive appraisals and emotions: An experimental study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2005, July). Envious of or happy for? Emotional reactions to another's good fortune. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotions, Bari, Italy.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & van Kleef, G. A. (2005, July). Emotions in social life. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotions, Bari, Italy.

Staw, Barry M., Cohen-Charash, Y., & Scherbaum, C. A. (2005, June). Emotions and the Stock Market. Paper presented at the Affect and Emotions in Organizational Behavior Conference, June 2005. Rotterdam, Holland.

Cohen-Charash, Y., Scherbaum, C. A., Erez, M., & Bavli, K. (2005, May). I am so happy for you: Firgun in organizations. Paper presented at the Role of Emotions in Organizational Life Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Staw, B. M. (2005, April). How do dispositions affect job satisfaction? A theoretical model. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles.

Scherbaum, C. A., Cohen-Charash, Y., & Kern, M. J. (2005, April). Measuring general self-efficacy: A comparison of three measures using IRT. Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Byrne, Z. S. (2004, August). Justice, emotions, and related constructs. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, New Orleans.

Cohen-Charash, Y., Mueller J. S. & Goldman, M. (2004, August). When do we help and when do we harm? Effects of outcome favorability and procedural justice on envy and behavior. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of management, New Orleans.

Cohen-Charash, Y., Erez, M., & Bavli, K. (2002, July). I am so happy for you: Firgun in organizations. Paper presented at the Third Conference on Emotions and Organizational Life, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2001, August). Can we manage workplace envy by perceived fairness? Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (2000, April).Envy at work: An exploratory examination of outcomes. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Cropanzano, R.(2000, April). Causes and consequences of emotions in the workplace. Symposium presented in the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (1998, August) Discussant for the Emotions in Organizational Life Conference, San Diego.

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Westman, M. (1997, August). Antecedents and outcomes of personal and social alienation: A longitudinal field study. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.

Cohen-Charash, Y. (1997, April). Perceived fairness of referral methods: The effect of justice attitudes. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, St. Louis, Missouri.

Email:  Yochi.cohen-charash@baruch.cuny.edu

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Last updated on: September 15, 2013

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