UCL School of Management

Blaine Landis

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


Blaine Landis is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior in the School of Management at University College London. He received his PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Cambridge. 


Blaine studies how people navigate the challenges and opportunities that arise in the context of their informal relationships at work. His research program largely focuses on topics in the areas of social networks, personality, and interpersonal perception, using a wide variety of methodological approaches. His 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


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Research projects

Generative AI and Organizations

Investigating the far reaching effects and implications of generative AI on individuals and organizations
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]
Landis, B., Jachimowicz, J., Wang, D., & Krause, R. (2022). Revisiting extraversion and leadership emergence: A social network churn perspective. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 123 (4), 811-829. doi:10.1037/pspp0000410811 [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]