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Eric Anicich

Assistant Professor of Management and Organization

PhD, Columbia University; MSc, Oxford University; BA, Northwestern University

Eric Anicich studies the forms and functions of social hierarchy within groups. His research draws from and contributes to knowledge on leadership, teams, and social cognition. Professor Anicich's research has been published in leading academic journals including Organization Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Psychological Science, and Perspectives on Psychological Science. Additionally, accounts of his work have appeared in numerous popular media and business outlets including Forbes, The Economist, CNN, New York Times, TIME, Sports Illustrated, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post, Scientific American, Inc. Magazine, and Times Higher Education (UK).

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Whitson, J., Anicich, E., Wang, C. and Galinsky, A. () "Navigating Stigma and Group Conflict: Group Identification as a Cause and Consequence of Self-Labeling ", Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 10, 88–106.
Anicich, E. and Hirsh, J. () "Why Being a Middle Manager Is So Exhausting ", Harvard Business Review, https://hbr.org/2017/03/why-being-a-middle-manager-is-so-exhausting.
Anicich, E. and Hirsh, J. () "The Psychology of Middle Power: Vertical Code-Switching, Role Conflict, and Behavioral Inhibition ", Academy of Management Review.
Wang, C., Whitson, J., Anicich, E., Kray, L. and Galinsky, A. () "Challenge Your Stigma: How to Reframe and Revalue Negative Stereotypes and Slurs ", Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26, 75-80.
Anicich, E., Fast, N., Halevy, N. and Galinsky, A. () "How Powerful, Low-Status Jobs Lead to Conflict ", Harvard Business Review, https://hbr.org/2016/02/how-powerful-low-status-jobs-lead-to-conflict.
Anicich, E., Fast, N., Halevy, N. and Galinsky, A. () "When the Bases of Social Hierarchy Collide: Power Without Status Drives Interpersonal Conflict ", Organization Science, 27, 123 -140.
Anicich, E., Swaab, R. and Galinsky, A. () "Hierarchical cultural values predict success and mortality in high-stakes teams ", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 1338–1343.
Anicich, E. () " What Lies Within: Superscripting References to Reveal Research Trends ", Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9, 682-691.
Swaab, R., Schaerer, M., Anicich, E., Ronay, R. and Galinsky, A. () " The Too-Much-Talent Effect: Team Interdependence Determines When More Talent Is Too Much or Not Enough ", Psychological Science, 25, 1581–1591.
Galinsky, A., Wang, C., Whitson, J., Anicich, E., Hugenberg, K. and Bodenhausen, G. () " The Reappropriation of Stigmatizing Labels: The Reciprocal Relationship Between Power and Self-Labeling ", Psychological Science, 24, 2020-2029.
Ronay, R., Greenaway, K., Anicich, E. and Galinsky, A. () " The Path to Glory Is Paved With Hierarchy: When Hierarchical Differentiation Increases Group Effectiveness ", Psychological Science, 23, 669-677.