Faculty & Staff Directory

iconiconiconNameBrad HarrisImageBrad HarrisFirstnameBradLastnameHarrisOffice Phone817-257-6543
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Position:Associate ProfessorDepartment:Management and Leadership DepartmentOffice:Neeley 3309 Role:FacultyEducation
  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • M.B.A., University of Florida
  • B.B.A., Texas Tech University
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Effective Group/Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Transitions
  • Human Resource Management
Work Experience
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Assistant Professor (2012-15); Graduate Faculty Affiliate/Adjunct Associate Professor (2020-Present)
Courses Taught
  • Team Leadership Skills (BUSI 40833)
  • The Leadership Challenge (BUSI 40843)
  • Strategic Human Resources Management (MANA 40203)
  • Leading and Guiding Organizations (MANA 60340)
  • Engaging People (MANA 60330)
  • People Analytics (Special Topics Offering)
  • Scaling for Success (Special Topics Offering; w/Andrew Bartlow)
  • MBA Global Business Experience (Asia)
Key Publications
  • Zhao, H., Li, N., Harris, T.B., Rosen, C. & Zhang, X. (in press). Informational Advantages in Social Networks: The Core-periphery Divide in Peer Performance Ratings. Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • Harris, T.B., Cardador, M.T., Cole, M.S., Mistry, S., & Kirkman, B.L. (2019). Are followers satisfied with conscientious leaders? The moderating influence of leader role authenticity. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40(4), 456-471.
  • *Zheng, X., *Li, N., *Harris, T.B., & Liao, H. (2019). Unspoken yet understood: An introduction and initial framework of subordinates’ moqi with supervisors. Journal of Management, 45(3), 955-983. (*denotes equal contribution).
  • *Li, Y., *Li, N., *Guo, J., *Li, J., & *Harris, T.B. (2018). A network view of advice-giving and individual creativity in teams: A brokerage-driven, socially perpetuated phenomenon. Academy of Management Journal, 61(6), 2210-2229. (*denotes equal contribution).
  • Kirkman, B.L., & Harris, T.B. (2017). 3D Team Leadership: A New Approach for Complex Teams. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford.
  • Gardner, R.G., Harris, T.B., Li, N., Kirkman, B.L., & Mathieu, J.E. (2017). Understanding “it depends” in organizational research: A theory-based taxonomy, review, and future research agenda concerning interactive and quadratic relationships. Organizational Research Methods, 20(4), 610-638.
  • Swider, B.W., Liu, J.T., Harris, T.B., & Gardner, R.G. (2017). Employees on the rebound: Extending the careers literature to include boomerang employment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102(6), 890-909.
  • Harris, T.B. & Kirkman, B.L. (2017). Teams and proactivity. In Uta Bindl and Sharon Parker (Eds.), Proactivity at Work: Making things happen in organizations (pp. 530-558). New York: Routledge.
  • Harris, T.B. (2017). Boomerang Employees. In Steven G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2nd Edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Li, N., Zheng, X., Harris, T.B., Liu, X., & Kirkman, B.L. (2016). Recognizing ‘me’ benefits ‘we’: Investigating the positive spillover effects of formal individual recognition in teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(7), 925-939.
  • Swider, B.W., Barrick, M.R., & Harris, T.B. (2016). Initial impressions: What they are, what they are not, and how they influence structured interview outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(5), 625-638.
  • Carpenter, N.C., Son, J., Harris, T.B., Alexander, A.L., & Horner, M.T. (2016). Don’t Forget the Items: Item-level Meta-Analytic and Substantive Validity Techniques for Re-examining Scale Validation. Organizational Research Methods, 19(4), 616-650.
  • Zhang, X., Li, N., & Harris, T.B. (2015). Putting non-work ties to work: The case of guanxi in supervisor-subordinate relationships. The Leadership Quarterly, 26(1), 37-54.
  • Boswell, W.R., Olson-Buchanan, J.B., & Harris, T.B. (2014). I cannot afford to have a life: Employee adaptation to feelings of job insecurity. Personnel Psychology, 67(4), 887-915.
  • Harris, T.B., Li, N., Boswell, W.R., Zhang, X., & Xie, Z. (2014). Getting what’s new from newcomers: Empowering leadership, creativity, and adjustment in the socialization context. Personnel Psychology, 67(3), 567-604.
  • Shipp, A.J., Furst-Holloway, S.A., Harris, T.B., & Rosen, B. (2014). Gone today but here tomorrow: Extending the unfolding model of turnover to consider boomerang employees. Personnel Psychology, 67(2), 421-462.
  • Harris, T.B., Li, N., & Kirkman, B.L. (2014). Leader-member exchange (LMX) in context: How LMX differentiation and LMX relational separation attenuate LMX’s influence on OCB and turnover intention. The Leadership Quarterly, 25(2), 314-328.
  • Li, N., Harris, T.B., Boswell, W.R., & Xie, Z. (2011). The role of organizational insiders’ developmental feedback and proactive personality on newcomers’ performance: An interactionist perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(6), 1275-1288.
  • Swider, B.W., Barrick, M.R., Harris, T.B., & Stoverink, A.C. (2011). Managing and creating an image in the interview: The role of interviewee initial impressions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(6), 1317-1327.
Awards / Recognition
  • Professor of the Year (Neeley School of Business; Texas Christian University; 2020)
  • Poets and Quants Best 40 Professors Under 40 List (2019)
  • TCU MBA "Favorite Professor" Recognition (selected by graduating MBAs; 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Best Reviewer Award, Personnel Psychology (2018)
  • Innovation in Teaching Curriculum Award (Neeley School of Business; Texas Christian University; 2018)
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, The Leadership Quarterly (2017)
  • Walte Franke Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (School of Labor and Employment Relations; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; 2014)
  • HR Division Best Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association in Savannah, GA: “The interplay of trainer style and learner goal orientation on training outcomes” (2014)
  • Outstanding Reviewer Recognition for the Journal of Organizational Behavior (2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2-17-18)
  • Mays Business School (Texas A&M) Dean’s Award for Doctoral Student Research (2012)
  • Best Overall Doctoral Student Paper at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association in Savannah, GA: “Where do I stand? A multilevel examination of leader-member exchange theory in the workgroup context” (2011)
International Experience
  • China, Vietnam, Canada