Dr. Laurie Barclay
Associate Professor & Area Coordinator (OB/HRM)
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.2884
Office Location: P2076
Office Hours: Spring 2013: By appointment
BA (University of Calgary), PhD (University of British Columbia)
Dr. Laurie Barclay is an Associate Professor and OB/HRM Area Coordinator at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research interests focus on identifying when and why individuals perceive unfairness in the workplace and how experiencing workplace injustice impacts individuals, groups, and organizations. She has a special interest in how victims of unfairness can recover from negative experiences and the role of emotion in experiences of injustice.
Dr. Barclay’s research has appeared in a number of top-tier outlets including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Her research has received numerous awards and has been supported by prestigious grants including the Ontario Early Researcher Award and two grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Dr. Barclay is also an enthusiastic teacher and mentor who has received multiple teaching awards and commendations.
Organizational Justice; Emotions in the Workplace; Workplace Aggression
In the News
A Sampling of Media Coverage Related to Research:
APA (American Psychological Association): http://www.apa.org/monitor/julaug05/layoffs.aspx
Selected Publications (please see cv for full listing)
Barclay, L. J., & Kiefer, T. (in press) Approach or avoid? Exploring overall justice and the differential effects of positive and negative emotions. Journal of Management.
Barclay, L. J., Whiteside, D. B., & Aquino, K. (in press). To avenge or not to avenge? Exploring the interactive effects of moral identity and the negative reciprocity norm. Journal of Business Ethics.
Whiteside, D. B. & Barclay, L. J. (in press). Echoes of silence: Employee silence as a mediator between overall justice and employee outcomes. Journal of Business Ethics.
Kiefer, T., & Barclay, L. J. (2012). Understanding the mediating role of toxic emotional experiences in the relationship between negative emotions and adverse outcomes. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 85, 600-625.
Marr, J. C., Thau, S., Aquino, K., & Barclay, L. J. (2012). Do I want to know? How the motivation to acquire relationship-threatening information in groups contributions to paranoid thought, suspicion behavior, and social rejection. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 117, 285-297.
Barclay, L. J., & Whiteside, D. B. (2011). Moving beyond justice perceptions: The role of experience and intensity. In S. W. Gilliland, D. D. Steiner, & D. P. Skarlicki (Eds.), Research in social issues in management, Volume 7: Emerging perspectives on organizational justice and ethics (pp. 49-74). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Brown, G., Bemmels, B., & Barclay, L. J. (2010). The importance of policy in perceptions of justice. Human Relations, 63, 1587-1609.
Barclay, L. J., & Aquino, K. (2010). Workplace aggression and violence. In S. Zedeck (Ed.), APA handbook of industrial and organizational psychology, Volume 3: Maintaining, expanding, and contracting the organization (pp. 615-640). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Barclay, L. J., & Skarlicki, D. P. (2009). Healing the wounds of organizational injustice: Examining the benefits of expressive writing. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 511-523.
Barclay, L. J., Skarlicki, D. P., & Latham, G. (2009). Greenberg doth protest too much: Application always has been, and victims and morality always will be critical for advancing organizational justice research. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 2, 201-204.
Skarlicki, D. P., Barclay, L. J., & Pugh, S. D. (2008). When explanations for layoffs are not enough: Employer’s integrity as a moderator of the relationship between informational justice and retaliation. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 81, 123-146.
Barclay, L. J., & Skarlicki, D. P. (2008). Shifting perspectives: Helping victims recover from organizational justice violations. In S. W. Gilliland, D. D. Steiner, & D. P. Skarlicki (Eds.), Research in social issues in management, Volume 6: Justice, morality, and social responsibility (pp. 155-199). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
Barclay, L. J., Skarlicki, D. P., & Pugh, S. D. (2005). Exploring the role of emotions in injustice perceptions and retaliation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 90, 629-643.
Selected Grants and Awards
2012: Ontario Early Researcher Award (Sole Investigator).
2011: Standard Research Grant (Sole Investigator). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
2008: Grace Anderson Research Fellowship.
2007: Standard Research Grant (Sole Investigator). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
2006: Emerald Outstanding Paper of the Year.
2007/08/09/10/11: Dean’s Commendation for Teaching Excellence (Wilfrid Laurier University).
Journal of Organizational Behavior
Journal of Business and Psychology
Current Graduate Students
Annika Hillebrandt (Winner of a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship; Recipient of the Gold Medal for Academic Excellence).
Dave Whiteside (Winner of a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship; Recipient of the Best Masters Research in Canada Award from the Human Resources Research Institute, HRPAO).