UCL School of Management

Blaine Landis

Associate Professor
Office location
Level 38, 1 Canada Square
Rm NE5
Elsewhere

Biography

​I’m an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior in the School of Management at University College London. I received my PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Cambridge. I study how people navigate challenges and opportunities that arise in the context of their informal relationships at work. My research program largely focuses on topics in the areas of social networks, personality, and interpersonal perception, using a wide variety of methodological approaches. My research has been published in ​​Organization Science​​Psychological Science​​Journal of Applied Psychology​​, ​​Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and ​​Academy of Management Annals, and covered in outlets such as​​ The Economist​​Wall Street Journal, and ​​Harvard Business Review. ​I teach Organizational Behavior and Leading Organizations in the School of Management and have previously taught Organizational Behavior at the University of Cambridge. ​In 2022, I was named one of the “World’s Best 40 under 40 Business School Professors” by Poets & Quants.

Research


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Selected publications
Landis, B., Fisher, C., & Menges, J. (2022). How Employees React to Unsolicited and Solicited Advice in the Workplace: Implications for Using Advice, Learning, and Performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 107 (3), 408-424. doi:10.1037/apl0000876 [link]
Byron, K., & Landis, B. D. (2019). Relational Misperceptions in the Workplace: New Frontiers and Challenges. Organization Science. doi:10.1287/orsc.2019.1285 [link]
Landis, B., Kilduff, M., Menges, J., & Kilduff, G. J. (2018). The Paradox of Agency: Feeling Powerful Reduces Brokerage Opportunity Recognition yet Increases Willingness to Broker. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103 (8), 929-938. doi:10.1037/apl0000299 [link]
Tasselli, S., Kilduff, M., & Landis, B. (2018). Personality Change: Implications for Organizational Behavior. Academy of Management Annals. doi:10.5465/annals.2016.0008 [link]
Landis, B., & Gladstone, J. J. (2017). Personality, Income, and Compensatory Consumption: Low-Income Extraverts Spend More on Status. Psychological Science, 28, 1518-1520. doi:10.1177/0956797617714811 [link]
Landis, B. D. (2015). Personality and Social Networks in Organizations: A Review and Future Directions. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
Fang, R., Landis, B., Zhang, Z., Anderson, M. H., Shaw, J. D., & Kilduff, M. J. (2015). Integrating Personality and Social Networks: A Meta-Analysis of Personality, Network Position, and Work Outcomes in Organizations. Organization Science, 26 (4), 1243-1260. doi:10.1287/orsc.2015.0972 [link]