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Jacob B. Hirsh

Jacob B. Hirsh

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour & HR Management, University of Toronto Mississauga

Degrees:

PhD, University of Toronto

Phone:

416-978-3219

Personal Website:

Bio

Jacob Hirsh is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management. His research focuses on understanding the role of personality processes in the workplace, especially as they relate to creativity, self-regulation, decision-making, and motivation. He has published on a diverse range of topics in journals including, the Psychological Review, Psychological Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Perspectives on Psychological Science. Jacob’s research has been featured in media outlets including, The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The Globe and Mail.

Academic Positions

  • 2014-Present

    Assistant Professor, Institute for Management & Innovation, University of Toronto Mississauga

  • 2011-Present

    Assistant Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • 2010-2011

    Post-Doctoral Fellow, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Selected Publications - Papers

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

Honors and Awards

  • 2014

    Excellence in Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2013

    Excellence in Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2012

    Excellence in Teaching Award, Rotman School of Management

  • 2011 - 2013

    Insight Development Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Creative Leadership: Strategies for Improving Organizational and Individual Creativity

  • 2010 - 2011

    Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Power, Decision-Making, and Self-Regulation: Implications for Economic Health

  • 2008 - 2010

    Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Exploring the Neural and Cognitive Mechanisms of Trait Conscientiousness

  • 2009

    Ken Dion Award for Most Outstanding Graduate Student in Social/Personality Psychology, University of Toronto

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