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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., 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., 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., 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., 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., 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., Galinsky, A. () "When the Bases of Social Hierarchy Collide: Power Without Status Drives Interpersonal Conflict ", Organization Science, 27, 123 -140.
Anicich, E., Swaab, R., 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., 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., 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., Galinsky, A. () " The Path to Glory Is Paved With Hierarchy: When Hierarchical Differentiation Increases Group Effectiveness ", Psychological Science, 23, 669-677.