Barrie E. Litzky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Management and Organization

Management

Expertise

    • Organizational behavior and change
    • Business ethics
    • Social issues management

Education

    • Ph.D. - Drexel University, Organizational Sciences, Psychology Minor, 2002
    • M.B.A. - University of Baltimore, 1991
    • B.S. - Towson State University, Business Administration, Marketing, 1985

Courses

    • BUSAD 551 – Business-Stakeholder Relations
    • BUSAD/LEAD 582 – Social Entrepreneurship and Community Leadership
    • BUSAD 559 – Career Management
    • MGMT 523 – Organizational Change:  Theory and Practice

Research Interests

    • Career development and decision-making
    • Workplace deviance
    • Employee ethical behavior

Citations

Articles published - refereed journals

DeCarolis, D.M., Litzky, B. E., & Eddleston, K.A. (2009).  Why networks enhance the progress of new venture creation:  The influence of social capital and cognition, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 33(2), 527-545.

Litzky, B.E., Purohit, Y.S., & Weer, C.H. (2008). Beliefs about the success of dual-career relationships: Toward the development of a normative beliefs measurement scale, North American Journal of Psychology, 10 (3), 603-624.

Litzky, B. E., & Oz, E. (2008).  Ethical Issues in Information Technology:  Does Education Make a Difference?  International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 4(2), 67-83.  Paper recommended for Editor’s Award of Excellence. Cabell’s rated.

Litzky, B. E., & Greenhaus, J.H. (2007).  The Relationship between Gender and Aspirations to Senior Management, Career Development International. 12(7), 637-659., Cabell’s rated.

Litzky, B. E., Eddleston, K.A., & Kidder, D. L. (2006).  The good, the bad, and the misguided: How managers inadvertently encourage deviant behaviors.  Academy Of Management Perspectives, 20 (1), 91-103.  On Financial Times List, Cabell’s rated.

Eddleston, K.A., Kidder, D.L., and Litzky, B.E. (2002).  Who’s the Boss?  Contending with competing expectations from customers and management.  Academy of Management Executive, 16 (4), 85-95. On Financial Times List, Cabell’s rated.

Books/Parts of Books

DeCarolis, D.M., and Litzky, B.E. (2006).  Entrepreneurship. In J.H. Greenhaus and G.A. Callanan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Career Development.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.  (Invited Contribution)

Litzky, B.E. (2006).  Aspirations in Career Decisions.  In J.H. Greenhaus and G.A. Callanan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Career Development.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.  (Invited Contribution)

Litzky, B.E., and MacLean, T.L. (2007).  Institutional Framing.  In R. W. Kolb (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.  (Invited Contribution)

Refereed Conference Proceedings
Litzky, B.E. and DeCarolis, D.M. (Drexel University). (2000). Corporate Social Performance (CSP), Person-Organization Fit, Organizational Commitment and Firm Performance: Exploring Relationships, Proceedings of  International Association for Business and Society, 11th Annual Conference, Essex Junction, Vermont, March, 2000, 47-52.

Smith, W.P. (Townson University) and Litzky, B.E. (1993).  One Hour Short and More Than a Dollar Behind: The Special Case of Involuntary Part-Time Employees, Proceedings of Southeast TIMS Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC, April 1993, 358-360.

Manuscripts Submitted for Publication

Litzky, B.E., Eddleston, K.A. (Northeastern University) and Kidder, D.L. (Townson University). Relational Contract Violations and Workplace Deviance: A Qualitative Exploration of Service Workers. Submitted to the 2004 Academy of Management Meetings, Organizational Behavior Division.

Litzky, B.E., Eddleston, K.A. (Northeastern University) and Kidder, D.L. (Townson University). Taking the Good (Employees) with the Bad (Behaviors): How Managers Inadvertently Encourage Unethical Behaviors. Revised and resubmitted to the Academy of Management Executive, Special Issue on Ethical Behavior in Management, November, 2003.

Manuscripts in Progress

Litzky, B.E. and Greenhaus, J.H. (Drexel University). Development and Exploration of a Model of Senior Management Aspirations: Does Gender Matter?

Papers Presented at Technical and Professional Meetings/Refereed Conference Papers

MacLean, T. (Suffolk University) and B.E. Litzky (2004), march). Using Neo-Institutional Theory to Explore the Role of Business Ethics in MBA Curricula.  The International Association for Business and Society, 15th Annual Conference, Jackson Hole, WY.

Godshalk, V.M. (Penn State Great Valley), B.E. Lizky and E. Foster-Curtis (Penn State Great Valley). (2003, October). A Community Partnership: Teaching Social Entrepreneurship. Paper presented at The Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration, Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Wessel, S. (Penn State Great Valley), B.E. Litzky and V. M. Godshalk (Penn State Great Valley). (2003, October). A Community Partnership: Teaching Social Entreprenurship. Paper presented at The Outreach Scholarship Annual Conference, Madision, WI.

 Litzky, B.E., Eddleston, K.A. (Northeastern University) and Kidder, D.L. (Townson University) (2003, August). Satisfying the Customer at the Expense of Management: How Competing Psychological Contracts can Encourage Low Workplace Democracy and High Employee Deviance. In D.L. Kidder (Chair), Workplace Democracy: Exploring issues of free speech at work. Symposium presented at The Annual Meeting of Academy Management, Seattle, WA.

Litzky, B.E., Eddleston, K.A. (Northeastern University) and Kidder, D.L. (Townson University) (2003, June). "Relational Psychological Contracts and Workplace Deviance: A Qualitative Exploration." Paper presented at The International Association for Business and Society, 14th Annual Conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

MacLean, T. (Suffolk University) and Litzky, B.E., (2003, June). Task Force on Integrating Ethics and Business in Society in the US Management Curriculum. In S. Waddock (Chair), The Business in Society Curriculum in Europe and the United States: A Comparative Analysis and Conversation. Innovative workshop session presented at The International Association for Business and Society, 14th Annual Conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Eddleston, K.A., (Northeastern University) Litzky, B.E. and Kidder, D.L. (Towson University) (2001, August). "When Bartenders Serve up More Than Just Drinks: A Qualitative Look at the Conflict between Customer and Management Expectations." Paper presented at The Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Washington, D.C.

Litzky, B.E., Becker, R.S. (Drexel University) and Parasuraman, S. (Drexel University) (1998, August). "Beliefs about Dual-Career Relationships:Towards the Development of a Construct." Paper presented at The Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Diego, CA.