Livia Markoczy

Associate Professor - Management
Tags: Organizations, Strategy and International Management

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Ph.D.
University of Cambridge - 1995
BA - Economics
Budapest University of Economic Sciences - 1983

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Behavioral decision-making; Managerial personality, incentives, cognition, emotions and strategic decision making; Decision making and sense-making in a broader context including group, organizational, and institutional context


`Theory building at the intersection: Recipe for impact or road to nowhere?' Journal of Management Studies, forthcoming. (L. Markoczy and D. Deeds). forthcoming - Publication
Forebearance in Organizational Citizenship Behavior. With D. Vora, and K. Xin. International Journal of Human Resource Management. Forthcoming. forthcoming - Publication
Rather than Searching for the Silver Bullet, Use Rubber Bullets: A View on the Research-practice Gap. With G. Dess. Journal of Supply Chain Management: A Global Review of Purchasing & Supply. 44.2 (2008): 57-62. 2008 - Publication
Institutional Governance and Market Signals: Deceptive Mimicry in Russia's Post-communist Banking Industry. With Andrew Spicer. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: August 5-9, 2007. 2007 - Publication
Economic Pressure and the Deterioration of Research Ethics. With Michael Nippa. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: August 5-9, 2007. 2007 - Publication
Utilitarians Aren't Always Fair, and the Fair Aren't Always Utilitarian: Distinct Motives for Cooperation. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 37.9 (2007): 1931-1955. 2007 - Publication
Unrealistic Optimism in Consumer Credit Card Adoption. With M. Oi, and S. Yang. Journal of Economics Psychology. 28.2 (2007): 170-185. 2007 - Publication
Reactions to Inequity as a Function of Organization Strategy: Effect of Micro- and Macro Variables. With Avi Fiegenbaum, Yitzhak Fried, and Ari Levi Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: August 5-9, 2007. 2007 - Publication
The Competent Organization: A Psychological Analysis of the Strategic Management Process. Organization Studies. 27.1 (2006): 154-157. 2006 - Publication
Symmetry and the Illusion of Control as Bases for Cooperative Behavior. With J. Goldberg, L. Zahn Rationality and Society. 17.2 (2005): 243-270. 2005 - Publication


Associate Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2005–Present]
Associate Professor
University of California, Riverside [2004–2005]
Assistant Professor
University of California, Riverside [2000–2004]
Senior Research Fellow
Cran eld University [1996–2000]
Research Fellow
Cran eld University [1994–1996]
Visting Scholar
Aston University [1990–1991]
Visiting Scholar
Stanford University [1987–1988]
Assistant Professor
Budapest University of Economic Sciences [1986–1994]


OMT/SIM/MOC Symposium: Signaling authenticity
2004–2004 Academy of Management, New Orleans, 2004. (L. Markoczy and W. T. Profitt, Jr.).
Human nature and the base-rate fallacy
1999–1999 Academy of Management, Chicago, 1999. (Part of OB division symposium), (L. Markoczy and J. Goldberg).
Managerial adaptation in Chinese and Hungarian strategic alliances with culturally distinct foreign partners
1992–1992 Academy of Management, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1992. (J. Child, L. Markoczy, and T. Cheung).
The effect of top management team on the strategic choices of corporate political strategies and innovations
2008–2008 2008 Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA, 2008. (M. Ozer and L. Markoczy).
Honest signals of dishonest competence: Russian bank failures and the signal to fraud ratio
2004–2004 Academy of Management, New Orleans, 2004. (L. Markoczy and A. Spicer).

Additional Information

Editorial Service
  • Editorial board member for Journal of Management Studies (2005{Present)
  • Editorial board member for British Journal of Management (2007{Present)
  • Editorial board member for Organization Studies (1997-2002)
  • Guest editor for special issue of Managerial and Decision Economics on special topic, \Management, Organization and Human Nature." (1997-1998)
Academic Societies
  • Academy of Management (since 1991); Strategic Management Society (since 1994); British Academy of Management (1994{2000); American Economic Association (1997{2005); Human Behavior and Evolution Society (1997{2005); Society for Judgment and Decision Making (since 1998); American Psychological Association (since 1998)
Journal Reviewer
  • Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Asia Pacic Journal of Management, British Journal of Management,Group and Organization Management, Human Relations, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, Organization Science, and Organization Studies.