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Deborah Kidder

Dr. Kidder

Professor of Management
Department of Management and Marketing
Phone: 860-768-4879, Room 310L


MBA 710
Leadership and Management

MGT 701
Managerial Skills

MGT 730
Human Resource Management

Managing Organizational Behavior

MGT 360
Developing Management Skills

MGT 418
Ethics of Management

MGT 421
Leadership in the 21st Century


MGT 410
Human Resource Management

Introduction to Negotiations

Education: B.A. Economics, Swarthmore College. Ph.D. Industrial Relations, University of Minnesota

Research Interests and Working Papers
Fairness and justice in the workplace, restorative justice.

Selected Scholarship Books and Articles
Kidder, D.L., & Bowes-Sperry, L. 2012. Examining the influence of team project design decisions on student perceptions and evaluations of instructors, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 11(1): 69-81.

Smith, W.P., & Kidder, D.L. 2010. You've been tagged! (then again, maybe not): Employers and Facebook. Business Horizons, 53(5): 491-499.

Ogilvie, J.R. & Kidder, D.L. 2008. What about negotiator styles? The Inernational Journal of Conflict Management, 19:132-147.

Kidder, D.L. 2007. Restorative justice: Not "rights" but the right way to heal relationships at work. The International Journal of Conflict Management, 18: 4-22.

Litzky, B.E., Eddleston, K.A., & Kidder, D.L. 2006. The good, the bad, and the misguided: How managers inadvertently encourage deviant behaviors. The Academy of Management Perspectives, 1: 91-103.

Bowes-Sperry, L., Kidder, D.L., Foley, S., & Chelte, A.F. 2005. The effect of peer evaluations on student reports of learning in a team environment: A procedural justice perspective. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 7: 4-24.

Kidder, D.L. 2005. Is it 'who I am', 'what I can get away with', or 'what you've done to me'?: Examining detrimental behaviors in the workplace. Journal of Business Ethics, 57: 389-398.

Kidder, D.L., Lankau, M.J., Chrobot-Mason, D., Mollica, K.A., & Friedman, R.A. 2004. Backlash toward diversity initiatives: Examining the impact of diversity program justification, personal, and group outcomes. The International Journal of Conflict Management, 15: 61-94.

Reed, K.K, & Kidder, D.L. 2004. Work is its own reward (?): Employee perceptions about rewarding organizational citizenship behaviors. In D.L. Turnipseed, (Ed.), Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Review of Good Soldier' Activity in Organizations, Ch. 11: 241-264. Nova Science Publishing.

Eddleston, K.A., Kidder, D.L., & Litzky, B.E. 2002. Who's the boss? Contending with competing expectations from customers and management. Academy of Management Executive, 16: 85-95.

Foley, S., & Kidder, D.L. 2002. Hispanic law students' perceptions of discrimination, justice, and career prospects. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 24: 23-37.

Foley, S., Kidder, D.L., & Powell, G.N. 2002. The perceived glass ceiling: Antecedents and consequences for hispanic law associates. Journal of Management, 28(4): 471-496.

Kidder, D.L., & Buchholtz, A. 2002. Can excess bring success? CEO compensation and the psychological contract. Human Resource Management Review, 12: 599-617.

Kidder, D.L. 2002. The influence of gender on the performance of organizational citizenship behaviors. Journal of Management, 28: 629-648.

Kidder, D.L., & McLean Parks, J. 2001. The good soldier: Who is s(he)? Journal of Organizational Behavior, 22: 939-959

Recent Achievements and Honors
2009 Teaching Excellence Award, Barney School of Business, 2004 Beta Gamma Sigma Professor of the Year, Towson University, 2001 Undergraduate Teaching Award, School of Bus Admin., University of Connecticut

Professional Activities:
Mediator, North Eastern Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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