Eric Anicich

Assistant Professor of Management and Organization
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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 Academy of Management Review, 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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Zachariah Brown, Eric Anicich, Adam Galinsky () "Does Your Office Have a Jargon Problem? ,"  Harvard Business Review.
Eric Anicich, Michael Schaerer, Jake Gale, Trevor Foulk () "A Fluctuating Sense of Power at Work is Associated with Reduced Well-Being ,"  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology  92.
Zachariah Brown, Eric Anicich, Adam Galinsky () "Compensatory conspicuous communication: Low status increases jargon use ,"  Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes  161, 274-290.
Eric Anicich, Trevor Foulk, Merrick Osborne, Jake Gale, Michael Schaerer () "Restore Your Sense of Control - Despite the Pandemic ,"  Harvard Business Review.
Eric Anicich, Trevor Foulk, Merrick Osborne, Jake Gale, Michael Schaerer () "Getting back to the “new normal”: Autonomy restoration during a global pandemic ,"  Journal of Applied Psychology  105, 931-943.
Eric Anicich, Jacob Hirsh () "The Psychology of Middle Power: Vertical Code-Switching, Role Conflict, and Behavioral Inhibition ,"  Academy of Management Review  42, 659-682.
Jennifer Whitson, Eric Anicich, Cynthia Wang, Adam Galinsky () "Navigating Stigma and Group Conflict: Group Identification as a Cause and Consequence of Self-Labeling ,"  Negotiation and Conflict Management Research  10, 88–106.
Eric Anicich, Jacob Hirsh () "Why Being a Middle Manager Is So Exhausting ,"  Harvard Business Review,
Cynthia Wang, Jennifer Whitson, Eric Anicich, Laura Kray, Adam Galinsky () "Challenge Your Stigma: How to Reframe and Revalue Negative Stereotypes and Slurs ,"  Current Directions in Psychological Science  26, 75-80.
Eric Anicich, Roderick Swaab, Adam Galinsky () "Hierarchical cultural values predict success and mortality in high-stakes teams ,"  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences  112, 1338–1343.
Eric Anicich () " What Lies Within: Superscripting References to Reveal Research Trends ,"  Perspectives on Psychological Science  9, 682-691.
Roderick Swaab, Michael Schaerer, Eric Anicich, Richard Ronay, Adam Galinsky () " The Too-Much-Talent Effect: Team Interdependence Determines When More Talent Is Too Much or Not Enough ,"  Psychological Science  25, 1581–1591.
Adam Galinsky, Cynthia Wang, Jennifer Whitson, Eric Anicich, Kurt Hugenberg, Galen Bodenhausen () " The Reappropriation of Stigmatizing Labels: The Reciprocal Relationship Between Power and Self-Labeling ,"  Psychological Science  24, 2020-2029.
Richard Ronay, Katharine Greenaway, Eric Anicich, Adam Galinsky () " The Path to Glory Is Paved With Hierarchy: When Hierarchical Differentiation Increases Group Effectiveness ,"  Psychological Science  23, 669-677.