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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:adiam@openu.ac.il

2006-2011
Ph.D, School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2002-2005
M.B.A (Summa cum Laude), School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1995-1988
B.Sc in computer science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2016
Senior Lecturer, The Open University of Israel.
2012-2016
Visiting Lecturer, The Open University of Israel.
2011-2012
Visiting Research Fellow at the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Amsterdam.
2010-2011
Post-Doctoral Fellow at the School of Education, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2009-2011
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).

 Arieli, S., *Amit, A., & Mentser, S. (in press) Identity-Motivated Reasoning: Biased Judgments Regarding Political Leaders and their Actions. Cognition. *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. Among the 10 most downloaded papers for 2013.

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.

2013-2014
Israel Science Foundation (ISF). Research on: A Group’s Perception of Representative Negotiations: The Importance of Uncertainty Reduction.
2012
The Mayers' research grant of the Open University.
2011
Post-Doctoral Fellowship by the Lady Davis Trust Foundation
2008
Minerva Short-Term Research Grant, Max Plank Gesellschaft.
2007,2008
Gal Ed Grant, School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2007
Research Grant from the Louis Guttman Facet Theory Scholarship Fund.

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