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Christian Resick, PhD



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Gerri C. LeBow Hall 635

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership
  • Groups/Teams
  • Organizational Culture and Fit
  • Personality
  • Behavioral Science/Org Behavior

Selected Works


Resick, Christian, Lucianetti, Lorenzo, Mawritz, Mary, Choi, Jae Young, Boyer, Stacy, and D’Innocenzo, Lauren, When Focus and Vision Become a Nightmare: Bottom-Line Mentality Climate, Shared Vision, and Unit Unethical Conduct. Journal of Applied Psychology 108 (Nov 2023).

Resick, Christian, Nadkarni, Sucheta, Chu, Jenny, Chen, Jianhong, Lien, Wan-Chien, Margolis, Jaclyn, and Shao, Ping, I Did it My Way: CEO Core Self-Evaluations and the Environmental Contingencies on Firm Risk Taking Strategies. Journal of Management Studies 60 (Jul 2023):1236-1272.

Ziegert, Jonathan C., Knight, A. P., Resick, Christian, and Graham, Katrina, Addressing Performance Tensions in Multiteam Systems: Balancing Informal Mechanisms of Coordination Within and Between Teams. Academy of Management Journal 65 (Feb 2022):158-185.

Graham, Katrina, Resick, Christian, Margolis, Jaclyn, Shao, Ping, Hargis, Michael, and Kiker, Jason, Egoistic Norms, Organizational Identification, and the Perceived Ethicality of Unethical Pro-Organizational Behavior: A Moral Maturation Perspective. Human Relations 73 (Sep 2020):1249-1277.

Taylor, Jennifer, Davis, Andrea, Shepler, Lauren, Lee, Jin, Cannuscio, Carolyn, Zohar, Dov, and Resick, Christian, Development and Validation of the Fire Service Safety Climate Scale. Safety Science 118 (Oct 2019):126-144.

Dust, Scott, Resick, Christian, Margolis, Jaclyn, Mawritz, Mary, and Greenbaum, Rebecca L., Ethical leadership and employee success: Examining the roles of psychological empowerment and emotional exhaustion. Leadership Quarterly 29 (Sep 2018):570-583.

Maynard, M. Travis, Kennedy, Deanna M., and Resick, Christian, Teamwork in Extreme Environments: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities. Journal of Organizational Behavior 39 (Jul 2018):695-700.

Resick, Christian, Murase, Toshio, Randall, Kenneth, and DeChurch, Leslie, Information Elaboration and Team Performance: Examining the Psychological Origins and Environmental Contingencies. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 124 (Jul 2014):165-176.

Mawritz, Mary, Dust, Scott, and Resick, Christian, Hostile Climate, Abusive Supervision, and Employee Coping: Does Conscientiousness Matter?. Journal of Applied Psychology 99 (Jul 2014):737-747.


Zaccaro, Stephen, Zhou, Steven, and Resick, Christian, “CEO Characteristics and Organizational Agility.” Senior Leadership Teams and the Agile OrganizationCEO Characteristics and Organizational Agility , New York: Routledge, (2023): :187-222.

DiRenzo, Marco, Weingarden, Steven, and Resick, Christian, “Following the leader in sports: A targeted review and a rally for extended research.” Leadership Lessons from Compelling Contexts, Ed. C. Peus, S. Braun, & B. Schyns (Eds.). UK: Emerald Publishing Group, (2016): .

Presented Research

Lee, Jin, Resick, Christian, Allen, Joseph, Davis, Andrea, and Taylor, Jennifer, Unfolding Effects of Safety Climate and Emotional Exhaustion among First Responders&#-775232;, SIOP: Boston, MA, (Apr 2023):

Choudhury, Anwesha, Margolis, Jaclyn, Maupin, Cynthia, Resick, Christian, and D’Innocenzo, Lauren, Knowledge [Sharing] is Power: How Knowledge Sharing Networks Facilitate Team Performance., Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Seattle, WA, (Apr 2022):

Lee, Jin, Resick, Christian, Allen, Joseph, Davis, Andrea, Taylor, Jennifer, Castro, Katherine, and Trautman, Alexandra, The Unfolding Effects on First Responders in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Safety Climate, Burnout, and Depression, (Nov 2021):

Kiker, Jason, Ziegert, Jonathan C., Resick, Christian, D’Innocenzo, Lauren, Rosikiewicz, Blythe, and Dust, Scott, Shared Leadership Emergence and its Effects on Information Exchange and Performance., (Jun 2020):

Rosikiewicz, Blythe, Choi, Jae Young, Kim, Yoonhee, and Resick, Christian, Leader Machiavellianism & Supervisory Behaviors: Do Employee Political Skills Matter?, (Jun 2020):


PhD Industrial/Organizational Psychology-Wayne State University USA 2004
MA Industrial/Organizational Psychology-West Chester University 1994
BS Management-Saint Francis University 1992

Professional Experience

Corporate-Buck Consultants Compensation and Performance Management Consultant Oct 1996-Jun 2000
Corporate-National City Bank of Pennsylvania Compensation Analyst/HR Consultant Oct 1994-Oct 1996


Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies – Member (2019–2022)
Journal of Organizational Behavior – Editor (2019–2022)
Human Relations – Member (2017–2022)
Journal of Applied Psychology – Member (2017–2022)
Leadership Quarterly – Member (2017–2022)
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes – Member (2017–2022)
Journal of Organizational Behavior – Senior Editor (2018–2019)
Journal of Organizational Behavior – Associate Editor (2017)
Journal of Organizational Behavior – Guest Editor (2017)