Peter Harms

Professor of Management at the University of Alabama

About

Dr. Peter Harms’ research focuses on the assessment and development of personality, leadership and psychological well-being. He has published more than 90 peer-reviewed articles in such outlets as Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Review, Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. This work has also been featured in popular media outlets such as CNN, Scientific American, Forbes and the BBC. Harms has been invited to speak to audiences around the world and was selected by the St. Gallen symposium as one of the “100 Knowledge Leaders of Tomorrow” in 2011. He was also awarded the President’s Faculty Research Award for the University of Alabama in 2018. He is engaged in research partnerships with the U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of Labor and NASA.

Education

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D., Psychology / 2008

Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

Publications

Much ado about grit: A meta-analytic synthesis of the grit literature.

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology / Sep 01, 2017

Credé, M., Tynan, M. C., & Harms, P. D. (2017). Much ado about grit: A meta-analytic synthesis of the grit literature. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 113(3), 492–511. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000102

Authoritarianism

Overcoming Bad Leadership in Organizations / May 19, 2022

Harms, P. D., & Landay, K. (2022). Authoritarianism. Overcoming Bad Leadership in Organizations, 159–175. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780197552759.003.0009

A psychometric investigation of harmonious and obsessive work passion

Journal of Organizational Behavior / Jan 23, 2022

Landay, K., DeSimone, J. A., & Harms, P. D. (2022). A psychometric investigation of harmonious and obsessive work passion. Journal of Organizational Behavior. Portico. https://doi.org/10.1002/job.2596

CEO narcissism, top management team transactive memory systems, and firm performance: an upper echelons perspective on CEO admiration and rivalry narcissism

European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology / May 31, 2021

Bachrach, D. G., Guedes, M. J., Harms, P. D., & Patel, P. C. (2021). CEO narcissism, top management team transactive memory systems, and firm performance: an upper echelons perspective on CEO admiration and rivalry narcissism. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 31(1), 61–76. https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432x.2021.1926989

Speaking up to the “emotional vampire”: A conservation of resources perspective

Journal of Business Research / Oct 01, 2018

Carnevale, J., Huang, L., & Harms, P. (2018). Speaking up to the “emotional vampire”: A conservation of resources perspective. Journal of Business Research, 91, 48–59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.05.041

Why Are Extraverts More Satisfied? Personality, Social Experiences, and Subjective Well–Being in College

European Journal of Personality / Mar 01, 2017

Harris, K., English, T., Harms, P. D., Gross, J. J., & Jackson, J. J. (2017). Why Are Extraverts More Satisfied? Personality, Social Experiences, and Subjective Well–Being in College. European Journal of Personality, 31(2), 170–186. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.2101

Stress, Well-Being, and the Dark Side of Leadership

Research in Occupational Stress and Well-being / Oct 17, 2016

Spain, S. M., Harms, P. D., & Wood, D. (2016). Stress, Well-Being, and the Dark Side of Leadership. The Role of Leadership in Occupational Stress, 33–59. https://doi.org/10.1108/s1479-355520160000014002

Research Interests

Sociology and Political Science
Social Psychology
Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
General Psychology
Applied Psychology
Marketing
Join Peter on NotedSource!

At NotedSource, we believe that professors, post-docs, scientists and other researchers have deep, untapped knowledge and expertise that can be leveraged to drive innovation within companies. NotedSource is committed to bridging the gap between academia and industry by providing a platform for collaboration with industry and networking with other researchers.

For industry, NotedSource identifies the right academic experts in 24 hours to help organizations build and grow. With a platform of thousands of knowledgeable PhDs, scientists, and industry experts, NotedSource makes connecting and collaborating easy.

For academic researchers such as professors, post-docs, and Ph.D.s, NotedSource provides tools to discover and connect to your colleagues with messaging and news feeds, in addition to the opportunity to be paid for your collaboration with vetted partners.

Expert Institutions
NotedSource has experts from Stanford University
Expert institutions using NotedSource include Oxfort University
Experts from McGill have used NotedSource to share their expertise
University of Chicago experts have used NotedSource
MIT researchers have used NotedSource
Proudly trusted by
Microsoft uses NotedSource for academic partnerships
Johnson & Johnson academic research projects on NotedSource
ProQuest (Clarivate) uses NotedSource as their industry academia platform
Slamom consulting engages academics for research collaboration on NotedSource
Omnicom and OMG find academics on notedsource
Phoenix Tailings finds academic collaborations on NotedSource
Unilever research project have used NotedSource to engage academic experts

Connect with researchers and scientists like Peter Harms on NotedSource to help your company with innovation, research, R&D, L&D, and more.