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Dr. Adi Amit, Senior Lecturer

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The Open University One University Road P.O.B. 808 Ra’anana 4353701, Israel
Office:972-9-7783354 Email:[email protected]

Additional Information

Ph.D, School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
M.B.A (Summa cum Laude), School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
B.Sc in computer science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Senior Lecturer, The Open University of Israel.
Visiting Lecturer, The Open University of Israel.
Visiting Research Fellow at the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Amsterdam.
Post-Doctoral Fellow at the School of Education, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Teacher, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

My research focuses on individuals and groups in organizations, looking at the micro and mezzo level of organizational psychology. I take special interest in two main topics: (a) inter and intra group conflict and (b) decision making (general and career). https://scholar.google.co.il/citations?user=iOyzNv4AAAAJ&hl=en​

Roccas, S., Amit, A., Oppenheim, S., Hazan, O., & Sagiv, L. (2022) Inclusive and Exclusive Beneficiary Attributions: The Role of Social Identity Complexity in Attributions of and Punishment for Dissent. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 25 (6), 1653-1671, https://doi.org/10.1177/13684302211019479

Amit, A., Mentser, S., Arieli, S., & Porzycki, N. (2021) Distinguishing Deliberate from Systematic Thinking. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. doi: 10.1037/pspp0000284

Amit, A. (2019) Value from control: The valuation of negotiation by principals and agents. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research. doi: 10.1111/ncmr.12171

 Arieli, S., *Amit, A., & Mentser, S. (2019) Identity-Motivated Reasoning: Biased Judgments Regarding Political Leaders and their Actions. Cognition, 188, 64-73. *The authorship order was determined by a coin toss between the first two authors.

Cheshin, A., *Amit, A., & van Kleef, G. A. (2018). The interpersonal effects of emotion intensity in customer service: Perceived appropriateness and authenticity of attendants' emotional displays shape customer trust and satisfaction. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 144, 97-111. *The authorship order was determined by a coin toss between the first two authors.

Amit, A., Arieli, S., & Porzycki, N. (2016) Distinguishing Epistemically Motivated Thinkers from Systematic Thinkers. In John Humphreys (Ed.), Proceedings of the Seventy-sixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Online ISSN: 2151-6561.

 Amit, A., Rusou, Z., & Arieli, S. (2016). Uni-dimensional or multi-dimensional? Empirical evidence for distinguishing between different aspects of intuition. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 5(3), 322-324.

Sagiv, L., Amit, A., Ein-Gar, D. & Arieli, S. (2014) Not all Great Minds Think Alike: Systematic and Intuitive Cognitive Style. Journal of Personality, 82 (5), 402-417.

Amit, A., & Sagiv, L. (2013) Tough Decisions: Motivated Processing of Attributes and Alternatives in Complex Choices. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 121 (1), 104-117.

Amit, A., & Sagiv, L. (2013) The PreferenSort: A Holistic Instrument for Career Counseling. Journal of Career Assessment, 21 (2), 249-264.

Amit, A. & Gati, I. (2013) Table or Circles? Comparing Two Methods for Choosing among Career Alternatives. Career Development Quarterly, 61 (1), 50-63. .

Roccas, S., & Amit, A. (2011) Group Heterogeneity and Tolerance: The Moderating Role of Conservation Values. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47 (5), 898-907. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2011.03.011.

Amit, A., Roccas, S., & Meidan, M. (2010) A Group Just Like Me: The Moderating Role of Conservation Values on Social Projection. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40, 931-943. doi: 10.1002/ejsp.658.

 Roccas, S., Schwartz, S. H., & Amit, A. (2010) Personal Value Priorities and National Identification. Political Psychology, 31, 393-419. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9221.2010.00763.x.

 Amit, A., & Sagiv, L. (2009) Where Have the Investigative Occupations Gone? Perceptions and Misperceptions of Occupations. Journal of Career Assessment, 17, 214-231. doi: 10.1177/1069072708329032.

Israel Science Foundation (ISF). Research on: 
The regulatory role of morality in maintaining favorable intergroup differentiation
Paper #15 in list of publications
Israel Science Foundation (ISF). Research on: A Group’s Perception of Representative Negotiations: The Importance of Uncertainty Reduction.
The Mayers' research grant of the Open University.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship by the Lady Davis Trust Foundation
Minerva Short-Term Research Grant, Max Plank Gesellschaft.
Gal Ed Grant, School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Research Grant from the Louis Guttman Facet Theory Scholarship Fund.

Mentser, S. & Amit, A. The added value of perceived values: Partner’s perceived values predict own behavior in interdependent interactions. 

Amit, A. & Ben David, Y. Expectations of national loyalty in members of nations other than one’s own: combining universalistic and parochial perspectives. 

Amit, A. & Venzhik, E. Morality and social exclusion: the differential role of individualizing and binding foundations in perceptions of the social identity of ingroup and outgroup members

Oppenheim-Weller, S. & Amit, A. Forming relations with professionals: fit between personal values, perceived values and stereotype values

Aaldering, H., Amit, A., & Zerres. Reviewing 50 years of empirical research on multi-person negotiations research: Introducing the Multiparty-Team-Representative Taxonomy. *The authorship order was determined by a coin toss between the first two authors.

Amit, A., Shabo-Sayag, M., & Ben-Hador B. Subjective value in teamwork.

Ben David, Y. & Amit, A.  Is suffering for the greater good perceived as less suffering?

Amit, A.  Liviatan, I., Moran, T., Mentser, S., Venzhik, E, & Karmel, Y. The differential association of the mental representations of ingroup and outgroup leaders and the mental representation of the superordinate group: The case of political leaders and national identity

  • Amit, A. & Fridman Shlomit (2022). Work groups. Chapter in Organizational behavior-micro

  • The psychology of negotiation – book, reader, and study guide
    Introduction to psychology – study guide
  • Group Dynamics, The Open University, MA in social psychology