Oliver Sheldon

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Associate Professor
Office Location: 
WP 1024
Office Phone: 
973-353-3469
Academic Info
Education: 

Ph.D., Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University; Management and Organizations
B.S., University of Washington; Psychology

Expertise: 

Groups and Teams; Conflict and Negotiation; Managerial Judgment and Decision-Making

Teaches: 

Negotiations, Organization Behavior

Oliver Sheldon is an Associate Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School, where he teaches courses on negotiation and organizational behavior. Broadly speaking, his research focuses on factors that shape pro-social behavior within teams and organizations. More specifically, his work seeks to better understand motivational and relational triggers of interpersonal competition and conflict within small groups, with the aim of shedding light on how organizations might improve coordination and collaboration among employees. Oliver has published in a variety of management, social psychology and applied psychology outlets, including Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. Prior to joining Rutgers, Oliver was a post-doctoral fellow and adjunct assistant professor at The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

 

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Oliver Sheldon: Why good people behave unethically

Monday, August 10, 2015

Professor Oliver Sheldon discusses his research on factors that shape pro-social behavior within teams and organizations. His work seeks to better understand motivational and relational triggers of interpersonal competition and conflict within small groups, with the aim of shedding light on how organizations might improve coordination and collaboration among employees.  More ›

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