Livia Markoczy

Associate Professor - Management
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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]


Doing business research in emerging economies
2006–2006 Academy of Management, Atlanta, 2006. (Part of Professional Development Workshop), (L. Markoczy).
Market signals: Deceptive mimicry in Russias post-communist banking
2007–2007 In Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management. 2007. (A. Spicer and L. Markoczy).
OB Symposium: Management, organization and human nature
1999–1999 Academy of Management, Chicago, 1999. (L. Markoczy, J. Goldberg, M. G. Evans, B. Pierce, D. A. Waldron, and R. White).
All academy symposium: Factors affecting managerial values, perception, attitudes, and behavior in Eastern Europe
1997–1997 Academy of Management, Boston, 1997. (D. Elenkov and L. Markoczy).

Additional Information

Academic and University Service
  • Grant report reviewer for UK ESRC (2008)
  • Member of the Committee on Courses 2001{2005 (UC Riverside)
  • Honor thesis advisor 2002, 2003 (UC Riverside)
  • Research Committee 1996-2000 (Craneld)
  • Various Ph.D student committees. 1994-2000 (Craneld and UCR)
  • Member of the Research Steering Committe of the Association of Business Schools (UK). 1998-2000
  • Ph.D supervisor for Carmel de Nahlik. 1998-2000 (Craneld)
  • Ph.D supervisor for Penny Brown. 1997-2000 (Craneld)
  • Ph.D supervisor for Steve Regan. 1995-2000 (Craneld)
Professional Distinctions and Awards
  • Ascendant Scholar Award, Western Academy of Management, 2003
  • "Above and Beyond the Call of Duty" award, Academy of Management, Organization and Management Theory Division, 1999
  • Best Paper Award, Eastern Academy of Management, Finalist 1997