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Cynthia Fisher

Prof, Professor or Management

  • Bond University, Bond Business School

    4229 Gold Coast


  • 4157 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
1978 …2019

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Research interests

I received my PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Purdue University in 1978. I am a Professor of Management at Bond Business School and have previously held Faculty posts at Texas A&M University, the University of Baltimore, and the National University of Singapore.

 My teaching areas include organisational behaviour and human resource management. I am an industrial psychologist, who has studied employee responses to performance feedback, organizational socialization, attitude-behaviour relationships in the workplace, and emotions and well-being at work. I was among the first to use experience sampling methodology to study within-person momentary processes at work.

I am currently collaborating with March To of Hong Kong Baptist University in two studies of 'Emotion and creativity in work teams'.

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Education/Academic qualification

Industrial/Organizational Psychology, PhD, Purdue University

Award Date: 1 Aug 1978

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Research Output

Affective influences on creativity in teams: A multilevel and regulatory focus perspective

To, M. L. & Fisher, C. D., Jun 2019, The Oxford Handbook of Group Creativity and Innovation. Paulus, P. & Nijstad, B. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 103-117

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  • Emotions in organizations

    Fisher, C. D., Feb 2019, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Aldag, R. J. (ed.). Oxford University Press

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  • Boredom at work: What, why, and what then?

    Fisher, C. D., 26 Oct 2018, Social functions of emotion and talking about emotion at work. Lindebaum, D., Geddes, D. & Jordan, P. J. (eds.). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 68-102 35 p.

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    169 Downloads (Pure)

    Affect and creativity in work teams

    To, M. L., Ashkanasy, N. M. & Fisher, C. D., Apr 2017, The Wiley Blackwell handbook of the psychology of team working and collaborative processes . Salas, E., Rico, R. & Passmore, J. (eds.). Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 441-457 16 p. (Organizational Psychology ).

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  • Padlet: An online tool for learner engagement and collaboration

    Fisher, C. D., 1 Mar 2017, In : Academy of Management Learning and Education. 16, 1, p. 163-165 3 p.

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    Open Access
    392 Downloads (Pure)

    Press / Media

    How to Avoid Letting Emotions Control Financial Decision Making

    Cynthia D Fisher


    3 items of Media coverage

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