Liuba Belkin's primary research interests focus on affect and emotions in organizational settings and the role of emotions in trust relationships and managerial practices. She also studies influence of electronic communication media on employee relationships, decision-making and performance.
Her articles have been published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of International Business Studies, and the Journal of Applied Psychology, among others. Professor Belkin has also presented her work on major international conferences, such as Academy of Management (AOM), Academy of International Business (AIB), International Association for Conflict Management (IACM), and Emotions and Work Life (EMONET). Her teaching interests include Organizational Behavior, Managing People, Conflict Management and Negotiations.
- “Too hot to help! Exploring the impact of ambient temperature on helping”, with Kouchaki, M., forthcoming in the European Journal of Social Psychology.
- “Do I trust you? Depends on what you feel: Interpersonal effects of emotions on initial trust at zero-acquaintance” (2017) with Rothman, N., Negotiations and Conflict Management Research, 10 (1), 3-27.
- "Signaling dominance in online negotiations: The role of affective tone" (2013), with Kurtzberg, T.R. & Naquin, C. Negotiations and Conflict Management Research, 6 (4): 285-304.
- "The costs and benefits of electronic negotiations" (2013), with Friedman, R., In M. Olekans & W. Adair (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Negotiation (pp. 357-384). Edward Edgar Publishing, UK.
- "Affective displays in e-mail communication: The evidence from the lab and the field" (2013), with Kurtzberg, T.R. In N. M. Ashkanasy, W.J. Zerbe, & C.E.J. Härtel (Eds.), Research on Emotions in Organizations (Vol. 9: pp. 279-308). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
- "Charisma attribution during organizational change: The importance of followers' emotions and concern for well-being" (2013), with Chen, C.C., McNamee, R., & Kurtzberg, T.R., Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43: 1136-1158.
- "Eyes on, hands on: Vicarious experiential learning as an enhancement of direct experience" (2012), Academy of Management Learning and Education, with Hoover, D. J., & Giambatista, R.C., 11 (4): 591-608.
- "Responding to trust breaches: The role of affect in trust, trust erosion, and trust reparability" (2011), Journal of Trust Research, with Chen, C.C. and Saparito, P., 1(1): 85-106.
- "The finer points of lying online: E-mail versus pen-and-paper" (2010) Journal of Applied Psychology, with Naquin, C.E. & Kurtzberg, T.R., 95(2): 387-394.
- "Emotional contagion in the electronic communication context: Conceptualizing the dynamics and implications of electronic emotional encounters in organizations" (2009) Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications & Conflict, 13(2): 105-122.
- "Overcoming the e-mail disadvantage: Humor in online negotiations" (2009) International Journal of Conflict Management, with Kurtzberg, T.R. and Naquin, C.E., (40): 377-397.
- "Online communication and group cooperation in mixed motive contexts" (2008) Social Justice Research, with Naquin C.E. and Kurtzberg, T.R., 21: 470-489.
- "Perceived career opportunities from globalization: Globalization capabilities and attitudes towards women in Iran and the U.S." (2008) Journal of International Business Studies, with Newburry, W. and Ansari, P., 39: 814-832.
- "The effect of e-mail on attitudes towards performance feedback" (2006) International Journal of Organizational Analysis, with Kurtzberg, T.R. and Naquin, C.E., 14: 4-21.
- "A follower-centric contingency model of charisma attribution: The importance of follower emotion" (2006) in Shamir, B., Pillai, R., Bligh, M., & Uhl-Bien, M. (eds.) Follower-Centered Perspectives on Leadership: A Tribute to the Memory of James R. Meindl, with Chen, C.C., & Kurtzberg, T.R., Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing: 115-134.
- "Organizational attractiveness is in the eye of the beholder: The interaction of movement capital with foreignness" (2006) Journal of International Business Studies, with Newburry, W. and Gardberg, N. 37: 668-686.
- "Electronic performance appraisals: The effects of e-mail communication on peer ratings in actual and simulated environments" (2005) Organization Behavior and Human Decision Processes, with Kurtzberg, T.R. and Naquin, C.E., 98: 216-226.