Barry Goldman

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations
McClelland Fellow


Ph.D., University of Maryland
J.D., University of Maryland

Areas of Expertise

  • Human Resource Management
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation
  • Organizational Justice
  • Employee Legal-Claiming
  • Social Exchange


MGMT/LAW 564 Negotiations
MGMT 568 Conflict MGMT & Negotiations
MGMT 432 Negotiations
MGMT 420 Business Law

Teaching Interests

Business Law
Human Resource Policies

Publications and Working Papers


Goldman, B., & Shapiro, D. (2012). The Psychology of Negotiations in the 21st Century Workplace (a volume in the SIOP Organizational Frontier series). New York, NY: Psychology Press/Routledge.

Refereed Articles 

Goldman, B., Shapiro, D., & Pearsall, M. (2016). Towards an understanding of the role of anticipatory justice in the employment dispute-resolution process. International Journal of Conflict Management, 27(2) 

Goldman, B., & Cropanzano, R. (2015). Justice and fairness are not the same thing. Journal of Organizational Behavior. 36, 313-328.

Walumba, F. O., Cropanzano, R., & Goldman, B. M. (2011). Leader-member exchange, efficacy, and social exchange. Personnel Psychology.

Goldman, B., Slaughter, J. Schmit, M. Wiley, J., & Brooks, S. (2008).  Antecedents and consequences of discrimination claims: A multiple needs model perspective.  Journal of Management, 34, 952-977.

Goldman, B., Cropanzano, R., Stein, J., Shapiro, D., Thatcher, S. & Ko, J. (2008). The role of ideology in mediated disputes at work: A justice perspective. International Journal of Conflict Management19,  210-233—Highly Commended Award Winner

Brockner, J., Fishman, A., Spiegel, S., Goldman, B., Reb, J. & Garden, C. Process fairness and judgments of accountability. (2007) Journal of Applied Psychology, 92,1657-1671.

Goldman, B, Gutek, B., Stein, J., & Lewis, K. (2006).  Antecedents and consequences of employment discrimination in organizations. Journal of Management32, 786-830.

Reb, J, Goldman, B., Kray, L, & Cropanzano, R. Different wrongs, different remedies? Reactions to organizational remedies after procedural and interactional justice (2006)Personnel Psychology 59, 31-64.

Cropanzano, R, Goldman, B., & Folger, R. What is self-interest? (2005) Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26, 985-991.

Goldman, B., Paddock, E, & Cropanzano, R.(2004). A transformational model of legal-claiming. Journal of Managerial Issues, 16, 417.

Cropanzano, R., Goldman, B., & Folger, R. (2003). Deontic justice: The role of moral principles in workplace fairness. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24, 1019-1024.

Goldman, B. (2003). An application of referent cognitions theory to legal-claiming by terminated workers: The Role of Organizational Justice and Anger). Journal of Management, 29, 705-728. Best Paper Award

Aquino, K., Grover, S., Goldman, B., & Folger, R. (2003). When push doesn't come to shove: The role of interpersonal forgiveness in organizations. Journal of Management Inquiry, 12, 209-216.

Groth, M., Goldman, B., Gilliland, S. & Bies, R. (2002). Commitment to legal claiming: Influences of attributions, social guidance, and organizational tenure. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87, 781-788.

Goldman, B., Masterson, S., Locke, E., Groth, M. & Jensen, D.(2002). Goal-directedness and personal identify as correlates of life outcomes. Psychological Reports, 91, 153-166.

Goldman, B.(2001).Toward an understanding of employment discrimination-claiming: An integration of organizational justice and social information processing theories. Personnel Psychology, 54, 361-386. (This research was featured on page 1 of The Wall Street Journal, April 10th, 2001)-Best Paper Award.

Masterson, S., Lewis, K., & Goldman, B. M., & Taylor, M. S. (2000). Integrating justice and social exchange: The differing effects of fair procedures and treatment on work relationships. Academy of Management Journal 43, 738-748.

Goldman, B. (2001). When Sheep Turn Into Wolves: An integration of organizational justice and social information processing theories in understanding employment discrimination-claiming. Proceedings of the Academy of Management Washington, DC (Aug. 2001)

Goldman, B. M., & McCaffrey (1999). The origins of discrimination claims:
Why fair treatment matters. Synthesis: Law and Policy in Higher Education, 10, 738-751.

Goldman, B.M., & Berghel, V.S. (1983). Common law doctrine of merger: The exceptions are the rule. University of Baltimore Law Review, 13, 19-42.

Refereed Chapters & Proceedings

Goldman, B. M. & Shapiro, D., (2012). Introductory chapter: Negotiations in the 21st century workplace. Chapter 1 in Goldman, B., & Shapiro, D.. The Psychology of Negotiations in the 21st Century Workplace (a volume in the SIOP Organizational Frontier series). New York, NY: Psychology Press/Routledge.

Goldman, B., Pearsall, M., Gilliland, S., & Shapiro, D. (2007).  An investigation of organizational reluctance to mediate employment disputes.  Proceedings of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA (Aug. 2007) - Best Paper Award.

Cropanzano, R., Stein, J., & Goldman, B. (2007). Self-interest and its discontents. The Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Wisdom, Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage.

Goldman, B., Cropanzano, R., & Stein, J. (In Press). The role of third-parties/mediation in resolving conflict in organizations. In The Psychology of Conflict and Conflict Management in Organizations. SIOP Frontiers Series. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum

Goldman, B., & Pearsall, M. (in press). Wrongful Dismissal: A legal and social science integration. Encyclopedia of CareerDevelopment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Folger, R., Cropanzano, R., & Goldman, B. (2005). Justice, accountability, and moral sentiment: The deontic response to "foul play" at work. In J. Greenberg & J. Colquitt (Eds.),The Handbook of Organizational Justice.

Cropanzano, R., Goldman, B., & Benson, L., III. (2004/2005). Organizational justice and well-being at work. In J. Barling, K. Kelloway and M. Frone (Eds.) Handbook of work stress. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage

Goldman, B. & Thatcher, S. (2002). A social information processing view of organizational justice. In D. Steiner, D. Skarlicki, & S. Gilliland (Eds.), Research in Social Issues in Management. Greenwich, CN.: Information Age Publishing.

Locke, E., Tirnauer, D., Roberson, Q., Goldman, B. & Weldon, E. (2001). The
importance of the individual in an age of groupism. In M. Turner (Ed),
Groups at work: Advances in theory and research. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Professional Associations

  • Past Division-chair, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management (5-year term)
  • Academy of Management
  • American Bar Association (Member of Labor and Employment Relations, and Dispute Resolution Sections).

Editorial Work

  • Journal of Applied Psychology, Editorial Board
  • Journal of Management, Editorial Board
  • Negotiations & Conflict Management Research Journal, Editorial Board

Awards and Honors

  • Top 1% (#40) Most Cited Management Author, 2000-2004 (Journal of Management) (2008) 34, 641-720 (esp. p. 692).
  • Best Paper Award, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management, 2007.
  • Ascendant Scholar, Western Academy of Management, 2005.
  • Best Paper Award, Journal of Management, 2004.
  • Best Paper Award, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management, 2001.
  • Peter Kiewit, Jr. Fellowship in Management and Organizations (September, 2001).
  • The Distinguished Faculty Awards (2000, 2001, 2004), awarded by the Weekend MBA students.
  • The Distinguished Faculty Award (2006), awarded by the first set of Executive MBA students
  • Award for Outstanding Service (2000), awarded by the student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (1999) awarded by the BPA Student Council.