Phyllis Siegel

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Associate Professor and Sr. Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and AACSB Accreditation
Office Location: 
1WP 1186
Office Phone: 
973-353-5984
Academic Info
Education: 

Ph.D., Columbia Business School, Columbia University

Expertise: 

CEO Self-handicapping, Executive Compensation, Linkage Between Strategy and Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management, Organizational Justice and Trust

Professor Siegel’s interests include organizational justice, work-life balance, and executive behaviors and incentives.  She also conducts research on the factors that cause employees to self-handicap, leading to their under-performance.  Professor Siegel has published articles in leading scholarly journals, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Organization Science. 

Professor Siegel teaches Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management.  She was the recipient of a Teaching Excellence award that was presented by the Professional Accounting MBA Class of 2000.   In addition to research and teaching, Professor Siegel has conducted training and applied research for clients in the financial services and high-tech industries.  Prior to academia, she worked as a commercial banking officer for Chemical Bank New Jersey.  She is currently serving as Vice Chair of the Management and Global Business Department.

Professor Siegel received her Ph.D. from Columbia Business School and her Undergraduate degrees in Management and Psychology from the Wharton School and the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennyslvania.