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John P. Trougakos

John P. Trougakos

    John P. Trougakos

    Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour & HR Management, Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough

    Degrees: PhD, Purdue University
    MBA, Oklahoma State University
    BS, Oklahoma State University
    Email: Send an email to John P. Trougakos
    Phone: 416-287-7181


    John Trougakos is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and HR Management in the Department of Management at University of Toronto-Scarborough, with a cross-appointment to the Organizational Behaviour area at Rotman.  His research explores the dynamics of employees’ daily organizational life, focusing specifically on emotions, social interactions, emotional labor, and work recovery. His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Applied Psychology, among others. John currently serves as a member of the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Management and the Journal of Business Psychology.

    Academic Positions

    2013-present  Associate Professor; University of Toronto

    Selected Publications - Papers

    • The High Cost of Workplace Anxiety: Evidence of its Detrimental Impact for Workplace Effectiveness and Examination of Personal Mitigating Factors.; McCarthy, J.M., Trougakos, J.P., & Cheng, B.H.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 101; 2016; Pages: 279-291
    • Better together? Examining profiles of employee recovery experiences.; Bennett, A. A., Gabriel, A. S., Calderwood, C., Dahling, J. J., & Trougakos, J. P.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 101; 2016; Pages: 1635-1654
    • Too drained to help: A resource depletion perspective on daily interpersonal citizenship behaviors.; Trougakos, J.P., Beal, D.J., Cheng, B.H., & Hideg, I., & Zweig, D.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 100; 2015; Pages: 227-236
    • Lunch breaks unpacked: The role of autonomy as a moderator of recovery during lunch.; Trougakos, J.P., Hideg, I, Cheng, B.H., & Beal, D.J.; Academy of Management Journal.; Issue: 57; 2014; Pages: 405-421
    • Affect spin predicting strength of daily and episodic stressor-strain processes.; Beal, D.J., Trougakos, J.P., Dalal, R., & Weiss, H.M.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 98; 2013; Pages: 593-605
    • Knowledge Hiding in Organizations. Journal of Organizational Behavior; Connelly, K., Zweig, D., Webster, J., & Trougakos, J.P.; Journal of Organizational Behavior; Issue: 33; 2012; Pages: 64-88
    • Episodic Intrapersonal Regulatory Processes: Or, Dealing With Life As It Happens; Beal, D.J. & Trougakos, J.P.; Emotional labor in the 21st century: Diverse perspectives on emotion regulation at work, Grandey, A. Dieffendorf, J., Rupp, D. In A. Brief, K. D. Elsbach, and M. Frese's Organizational and Management Series. New York, New York: Psychology Press/Routledge.; 2012; Pages: 31-55
    • Organizational justice: A person-centric approach.; Guo, J., Rupp, D. R., Weiss, H., & Trougakos, J.; In S. Gilliland, D. Steiner, & D. Skarlicki (Eds.), Research in Social Issues in Management (Vol. 7). Information Age Publishing .; 2012; Pages: 3-32
    • Service without a Smile: Comparing the Consequences of Neutral and Positive Display Rules; Trougakos, J.P., Jackson, C.L., & Beal, D.J.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 96; 2011; Pages: 350-362
    • Momentary Work Recovery: The Role of Within-Day Work Breaks; Trougakos J.P. & Hideg. I.; Research in Occupational Stress and Well-Being; Issue: 7; 2009; Pages: 37-84
    • Making the Break Count: An Episodic Examination of Recovery Activities, Emotional Experiences, and Performance of Positive Affective Displays; Trougakos, J.P., Beal, D.J., Green, S.G., & Weiss, H.M.; Academy of Management Journal; Issue: 51; 2008; Pages: 131-146
    • Influences on Job-Seeking Self-Efficacy of Spouses of Enlisted Military Personnel; Trougakos, J.P., Green, S.G., Bull, R.A., MacDermid, S.M., & Weiss, H.M.; Human Performance; Issue: 20; 2007; Pages: 391-413
    • Episodic Processes in Emotional Labor: Perceptions of Affective Delivery and Regulation Strategies; Beal, D.J., Trougakos, J.P., Weiss, H.M., & Green, S.G.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 91; 2006; Pages: 1053-1065

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Emotions, Emotional Labour, Interpersonal Dynamics in the Workplace, Leadership, Work Recovery, Knowledge Transfer, Daily Work Behaviour  

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