Mendoza School of Business

Cindy Muir (Zapata)

Management & Organization
  327 Mendoza College of Business
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Cindy P. Muir (Zapata) is a Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. She received her Ph.D. in Management and her B. S. in Psychology from the University of Florida. Dr. Muir studies people’s relationships with their jobs and the relationships they have that influence their work, focusing primarily on supervisor-employee ties. This broad interest has led her to study leadership (organizational justice, trust, humility), individual differences (diversity, personality), and stress and strain. She is also fascinated by the disconnect between leader behaviors and employee perceptions of those same behaviors despite a leader’s best efforts; because of the importance of leader-direct report relationships, Muir aims to further understand that divide by studying factors that exacerbate or minimize said disconnect. Her work has been published in top journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, among others. Currently, she serves as a Deputy Editor for Organization Science and, up until 2022, was an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Journal.

Ph D, University of Florida
BS, University of Florida

Editorial Boards
Editorial Board Member
Journal of Applied Psychology
December 1, 2019

"Why Disagreeableness (in Men) Leads to Earning More: A Theory and Test of Social Exchange at Home", (With Brittany Solomon, Matt Hall, Elizabeth Campbell), Personnel Psychology, 2022

"When and Why Bias Suppression is Difficult to Sustain: The Asymmetric Effect of Intermittent Accountability", (With Brittany Solomon, Matthew Hall), Academy of Management Journal, 65

"The consequences of humility for leaders: A double-edged sword.", (With Laura Hayes-Jones), Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2019

"Justice at the millennium, a decade later: A meta-analytic test of social exchange and affect-based perspectives.", (With Jason Colquitt, Brent Scott, Jessica Rodell, David Long, Donald Conlon, Michael Wesson), Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 2013

"Social exchange from the supervisor’s perspective: Employee trustworthiness as a predictor of interpersonal and informational justice", (With Jesse Olsen, Luis Martins), Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 121, 2013

"Explaining the justice–performance relationship: Trust as exchange deepener or trust as uncertainty reducer?", (With Jason Colquitt, Jeffery LePine, Ronald Piccolo, Bruce Rich), Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 2012

"Trust in Typical and High-Reliability Contexts: Building and Reacting to Trust among Firefighters", (With J. Colquitt, J. LePine, R. Wild), Academy of Management Journal, 54, 2011

"Procedural justice, interactional justice, and task performance: The mediating role of intrinsic motivation", (With Jason Colquitt, Brent Scott, Beth Livingston), Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 108, 2009

"Psychological Collectivism: A Measurement Validation and Linkage to Group Member Performance.", (With Christine Jackson, Jason Colquitt, Michael Wesson), Journal of Applied Psychology, 91, 2006

"Justice in teams: A review of fairness effects in collective contexts", (With Jason Colquitt, Quinetta Roberson), Research in personnel and human resources management, 24, 2005

"What is organizational justice? A historical overview of the field", (With Jason Colquitt, Jerry Greenberg), Erlbaum, 2005