Dr. Sushil Nifadkar’s (Ph.D., Arizona State University) current research focuses on affective processes in newcomer adjustment, supervisor-subordinate relationships, and international management issues.
Over the years, his research has been cited more than 1000 times in over 50 countries spread across 6 continents. His research has appeared in the world’s top journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology. He received Journal of Management’s 2012 Best Paper Award for a paper published in 2007 based on scholarly impact and contribution to literature over the previous five years. Also, Academy of Management’s OB Division adjudged him an outstanding reviewer in 2006. He was the Best Paper Award finalist (International Management division) at the Academy of Management conference 2013 and one of his papers was published in the Best Paper Proceedings in 2015. In addition, he has been a reviewer for Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of International Business, and Academy of Management conferences. He is an editorial board member of Journal of Business Research.
He has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on organizational behavior, management, human resource management, international management, international
entrepreneurship, and international business.
Refereed Scholarly Journals
Nifadkar, S. S. Filling in the “blank slate”: Examining newcomers’ schemas of supervisors during organizational socialization. Journal of Management. Forthcoming.
Nifadkar, S. S., Wen, W., & Gu, Q. 2019. Supervisors’ work-related and non-work information sharing: Integrating research on information sharing, information seeking, and trust using self-disclosure theory. Personnel Psychology, 72: 241-269 The first two authors contributed equally.
*Best Paper proceedings, Academy of Management conference, 2017
Ellis, A. M., Nifadkar, S. S., Bauer, T. N., & Erdogan, B. 2017. Newcomer adjustment: Examining the role of managers’ perception of newcomer proactive behavior during organizational socialization. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102: 993-1001
Nifadkar, S. S., & Bauer, T. N. 2016. Breach of belongingness: Newcomer relationship conflict, information, and task-related outcomes during organizational socialization. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101: 1-13.
Nifadkar, S. S., Tsui, A. S., & Ashforth, B. E. 2012. The way you make me feel and behave: Newcomer affect and approach-avoidance behavior toward the supervisor. Academy of Management Journal, 55: 1146-1168.
Tsui, A. S., Nifadkar, S. S., & Ou, A. Y. 2007. Cross-national, cross-cultural organizational behavior research: Advances, gaps, and recommendations. Journal of Management, 33: 426-478.
*Winner of the Journal of Management Best Paper Award, 2012
Books and Monographs
Refereed Conference Proceedings
Tsui, A. S., Nifadkar, S. S., & Ou, A. Y. 2009. Nagging problems and modest solutions in cross-cultural research: Illustrations from organizational behavior literature. In R. S. Wyer, C. Chiu, and Y. Y. Hong (Eds.), Understanding Culture: Theory, Research, and Application: 163-186. New York: Psychology Press.
Ellis, A. M., Nifadkar, S. S., Bauer, T. N., & Erdogan, B. 2017. Examining the role of managers’ perception of newcomer proactive behavior during organizational socialization, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings: 10592.
* Best Paper Award finalist, Academy of Management IM Division
Non-Refereed and Other
Kim, H., Nifadkar S. S., & Kim, H. 2014. Option exercise decision making under the shadow of the past: The case of international joint ventures. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings: 12194.
Ellis, A. M., Nifadkar, S. S., Bauer, T. N., & Erdogan, B. 2017. Your new hires won’t succeed unless you onboard them properly. Harvard Business Review online. June 2017.
Nifadkar, S. S., & Tsui, A. S. 2007. “Great Minds in Management” by Ken G. Smith and Michael Hitt (Eds.), Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2005. Academy of Management Review, 32: 298-303. [Book review.]