Key references

Review papers

Waldman, D. A., Ward, M. K., & Becker, W. J. (2017). Neuroscience in organizational behavior. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 4, 425-444

Topic 1: Leadership

Transformational leadership:

Balthazard, P. A., Waldman, D. A., Thatcher, R. W., & Hannah, S. T. (2012). Differentiating transformational and non-transformational leaders on the basis of neurological imaging. The Leadership Quarterly, 23(2), 244-258

Boyatzis, R. E., Passarelli, A. M., Koenig, K., Lowe, M., Mathew, B., Stoller, J. K., & Phillips, M. (2012). Examination of the neural substrates activated in memories of experiences with resonant and dissonant leaders. The Leadership Quarterly, 23(2), 259-272

Molenberghs, P., Prochilo, G., Steffens, N. K., Zacher, H., & Haslam, S. A. (2017). The neuroscience of inspirational leadership: The importance of collective-oriented language and shared group membership. Journal of management, 43(7), 2168-2194

Abusive leadership:

Waldman, D. A., Wang, D., Hannah, S. T., Owens, B. P., & Balthazard, P. A. (2018). Psychological and neurological predictors of abusive supervision. Personnel Psychology, 71(3), 399-421.

Ethical leadership:

Waldman, D. A., Wang, D., Hannah, S. T., & Balthazard, P. A. (2017). A neurological and ideological perspective of ethical leadership. Academy of Management Journal, 60(4), 1285-1306.

Bagozzi, R. P., Verbeke, W. J., Dietvorst, R. C., Belschak, F. D., van den Berg, W. E., & Rietdijk, W. J. (2013). Theory of mind and empathic explanations of Machiavellianism: A neuroscience perspective. Journal of Management, 39(7), 1760-1798


Powell, T. C. (2011). Neurostrategy. Strategic Management Journal, 32(13), 1484-1499.


Frydman, C., Barberis, N., Camerer, C., Bossaerts, P., & Rangel, A. (2014). Using neural data to test a theory of investor behavior: An application to realization utility. The Journal of finance, 69(2), 907-946.

Bruguier, A. J., Quartz, S. R., & Bossaerts, P. (2010). Exploring the nature of “trader intuition”. The Journal of Finance, 65(5), 1703-1723.


Chan, H. Y., Boksem, M., & Smidts, A. (2018). Neural profiling of brands: Mapping brand image in consumers’ brains with visual templates. Journal of Marketing Research, 55(4), 600-615.

Neuro-IS (Information Systems):