P.D. Harms

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P.D. Harms

Assistant Professor of Management
Management
Contact Information

CBA 265
P.O. Box 880491
Lincoln, NE 68588-0491
Phone: +1-402-472-9171
pharms2@unl.edu

Joined the college in July 2007.

Expertise
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • Research Methods
  • Workplace Deviance
Education
PhD University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2008)
MA University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2004)
BA University of British Columbia (2000)
 
Research Interests
Leadership Assessment and Development
Personality Assessment and Development
Workplace Deviance
Power Orientation
Attachment Theory
Emotional Intelligence
Stress and Well-being
Teaching Interests
Personnel Selection
Organizational Behavior
Leadership
Research Methods
Published In
Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Academy of Management: Learning and Education, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, The Leadership Quarterly, Psychology and Health, International Journal of Conflict Management, Intelligence, Journal of Research in Personality, Human Resource Management Review
 
Refereed Publications

Narcissism, Dark Personality, and Workplace Deviance:

Grijalva, E., Harms, P.D., Newman, D., Gaddis, B. & Fraley, R.C. (in press). Narcissism and leadership: A meta-analytic review of linear and nonlinear relationships.  Personnel Psychology.

Spain, S.M., Harms, P.D. & LeBreton, J. (in press). The dark side of personality at work.  Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Grijalva, E. & Harms, P.D.  (2014). Narcissism: An integrative synthesis and dominance complementarity model. Academy of Management Perspectives, 28, 108-127.

Harms, P.D., Spain, S., & Wood, D. (2014). Mapping personality in dark places.  Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 7, 114-117.

Paulhus, D., Westlake, B., Calvez, S., & Harms, P.D.  (2013). Self-presentation style in job interviews: The role of personality and culture.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 2042-2059.

Harms, P.D., Spain, S., & Hannah, S. (2011).  Leader development and the dark side of personality. The Leadership Quarterly, 22, 495-509.

Roberts, B.W., P.D. Harms, Caspi, A., & Moffitt, T. (2007).  Can we predict the counterproductive employee?  Evidence from a 23-year longitudinal study.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1427-1436.

Paulhus, D.L., & Harms, P.D. (2004). Measuring cognitive ability with the over-claiming technique, Intelligence, 32, 297-314.

Paulhus, D.L., Harms, P.D., Bruce, M.N., & Lysy, D.C. (2003). The over-claiming technique: Measuring bias independent of accuracy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 681-693.


Personality and Leadership:

Grijalva, E., Harms, P.D., Newman, D., Gaddis, B. & Fraley, R.C. (in press). Narcissism and leadership: A meta-analytic review of linear and nonlinear relationships.  Personnel Psychology.

Harms, P.D., Han, G, & Chen, H. (2012).  Recognizing leadership at a distance:  A study of leader effectiveness across cultures.  Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 19, 162-170.

Harms, P.D., Spain, S., & Hannah, S. (2011).  Leader development and the dark side of personality. The Leadership Quarterly, 22, 495-509.

Harms, P.D. & Credé, M. (2010). Emotional intelligence and transformational and transactional leadership: A meta-analysis. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 17, 5-17.

Hannah, S., Avolio, B., Luthans, F., & Harms, P.D. (2008).  Leadership efficacy: Review and directions.  The Leadership Quarterly, 19, 669-692.

Harms, P.D., Roberts, B.W., & Wood, D. (2007).  Who shall lead?  An integrative personality approach to the study of the antecedents of status in informal social organizations.  Journal of Research in Personality, 41, 689-699.

Harms, P.D., Wood, D., Roberts, B.W., Bureau, D.A., & Green, M.A. (2006).  Perceptions of leadership in fraternal organizations.  Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity Advisors.
 

Personality Development in the Workplace:

Li, W. Fay, D., Frese, M., Harms, P.D., & Gao, X.Y.  (in press).  Reciprocal relationship between proactive personality and work characteristics: A latent change score approach.  Journal of Applied Psychology.

Harms, P.D. & Brummel, B.J. (2013). The importance of developing employability. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 6, 20-24.


Harms, P.D. (2011). Adult attachment styles in the workplace. Human Resource Management Review, 21, 285-296.

Harms, P. D., Roberts, B. W, & Winter, D.  (2006).  Becoming the Harvard man:  Person-environment fit, personality development, and academic success.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 851-865.

Research Methods and Assessment:

Spain, S.M. & Harms, P.D. (2014). A sociogenomic perspective on neuroscience in organizational behavior.  Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 84. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00084.

Wortman, J., Wood, D., Furr, R.M., Fanciullo, J., & Harms, P.D. (in press). The relations between actual and perceived similarity.  Journal of Research in Personality.

Credé, M., Harms, P.D., Nierhorster, S., & Gaye-Valentine, A.  (2012). An evaluation of the consequences of using short measures of the Big Five personality traits.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 874-888.


Harms, P.D. & Luthans, F. (2012). Measuring implicit psychological constructs in organizational behavior: An example using psychological capital.  Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33, 589-594.

Harms, P.D. & Lester, P.B.  (2012).  Boots on the ground: A first-hand account of conducting psychological research in a combat zone.  The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 49, 15-21.

Wood, D., Harms, P.D., & Vazire, S. (2010).  Perceiver effects as projective tests: What your general perceptions of others says about you.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 174-190.

Harms, P.D.  & Credé, M. (2010). Remaining issues in emotional intelligence research: Construct overlap, method artifacts, and lack of incremental validity.  Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3, 154-158.

Jackson, J., Wood, D., Bogg, T., Walton, K., Harms, P.D., & Roberts, B. (2010). What do Conscientious people do? Development and validation of the Behavioral Indicators of Conscientiousness Scale (BICS).  Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 501-511.

Roberts, B. W., Harms, P.D., Smith, J., Wood, D. & Webb, M.  (2006).  Methods in personality psychology.  In Eid, M. & Diener, E.  (Eds.).  Handbook of Psychological Assessment: A Multimethod Perspective.  Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.


Paulhus, D.L., & Harms, P.D. (2004). Measuring cognitive ability with the over-claiming technique, Intelligence, 32, 297-314.

Paulhus, D.L., Harms, P.D., Bruce, M.N., & Lysy, D.C. (2003). The over-claiming technique: Measuring bias independent of accuracy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 681-693.
 

Stress, Resilience, and Well-being:

Harms, P.D., Krasikova, D., Vanhove, A., Herian, M., & Lester, P. (2013). Stress and emotional well-being in military organizations.  Research in Occupational Stress and Well-being, 11, 103-132.

Luthans, F., Youssef, C., Sweetman, D., & Harms, P.D. (2013). Meeting the leadership challenge of employee well-being through relationship PsyCap and health PsyCap.  Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 20, 114-129.


Other:
 
Harms, P.D., Uhl-Bien, M. & Tuggle, C. (2014). Additional training will lead to a competitive disadvantage: Perspective from a business school.  Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice,7, 77-80.

 

 

Awards
Awards:

James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Faculty Award. 2011
UNL College of Business Administration Outstanding Research Award. 2011
Selected as one of 100 “Knowledge Leaders of Tomorrow” by the St. Gallen Symposium. 2011
Social Sciences and Health Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) Doctoral Fellowship. 2002-05.
Canadian Tobacco Control Research Initiative Fellowship. 2002-03.
 
Grants:

2012             Innovations Moving People to Achieve Certified Training (IMPACT).  $5,629,194.  Co-Investigator.
2012             National Natural Science Foundation of China.  RMB 200,000.  Co-Investigator.
2011-2013    Development of the Future Soldier Assessment Tool (FSAT).  $800,000.  Co-Investigator.
2011             Development of the Family Fitness Assessment Tool. $66,470.32. Principal Investigator.
2010-2012    Program evaluation for Comprehensive Soldier Fitness. $3,700,640.  Principal Investigator.
2011-2012    University of Nebraska Layman Research Grant. $10,000. Principal Investigator.
2009-2010    Youngstown State University Research Council Grant. $3500. Co-Principal Investigator.
2009-2010    Emerging Markets Initiative Research Grant. $1500. Co-Principal Investigator.
2006-2007    Center for International Business Education and Research Grant. $1000.  Principal Investigator.
Additional Information
Current and Previous Research Partnerships:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
U.S. Army Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Office
U.S. Army Center of Excellence for the Professional Military Ethic
United States Military Academy
Microsoft
University of Illinois, Office of the Dean of Students
University of Illinois, University Housing