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Deirdre Snyder

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:


Ryan Center for Business Studies 343


Ph.D. - Organizational Behavior University of North Carolina

Other - Spanish track University of South Carolina

Brief Biography:

Deirdre Snyder is an Assistant Professor of Management at Providence College. She teaches organizational behavior to undergraduate and MBA students in the School of Business. Deirdre received her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from UNC-Chapel Hill. At UNC she taught MBA classes in Ethical Leadership, Leading and Managing, Leading from the Middle, and Negotiations. She received the Wayne De Lozier Fellowship Award to the outstanding Ph.D. student in 2013. Her research interests include the impact of emotions on behaviors at work, organizational attachment, and ethical decision making. Her work on ethical decision making was published in the Journal of Applied Psychology.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Organizational behavior, loneliness at work, prosocial and deviant behaviors at work

Selected Publications:

Snyder, D. Newman, K. (2019) Reducing consumer loneliness through brand communities. Journal Of Consumer Marketing.(36), 337-347.

Welsh, D. Ordonez, L. Snyder, D. Christian, M. (2015) The slippery slope: How small ethical transgressions pave the way for larger future transgressions.. Journal Of Applied Psychology.(100), 114-127.

Selected Presentations:

Guido, O.P., J. Snyder, D. Volunteer Leadership Conference. Providence College, - "Managing Change by Changing Your Mind" October, 2019

Stewart, V. Snyder, D. Kou-Barrett, C. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Academy of Management, Boston - "Collective Team Accountability" August, 2019

Snyder, D. Becker, W. Michael, C. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Academy of Management, Boston - "Loneliness Spirals at Work: Functional and dysfunctional effects on social anxiety and helping" August, 2019

Snyder, D. Stewart, V. Bongiovi, J. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Academy of Management, Chicago - "Using Debates on Hot Topics in OB to Engage Students and Develop Critical Thinking" August, 2018

Fragale, A. Affinito, S. Raz, K. Snyder, D. Academy of Management. , Atlanta, GA - "Authority without Admiration: The Negative Treatment of Low Status Powerholders" August, 2017

Snyder, D. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference. , Providence, RI - "Using Classroom Debates to Teach Critical Thinking" June, 2017

Stewart, V. Snyder, D. Kou-Barrett, C. Association for Psychological Science. , Chicago, IL - "Emergence of Shared Team Accountability Perceptions" May, 2016

Snyder, D. Stewart, V. Academy of Management. , Vancouver, BC - "Organizational Reattachment: Quantifying the benefits of boomerang employees" August, 2015

Stewart, V. Snyder, D. , . Association for Psychological Science Convention. , New York City - "Application of Matched Sampling for Causal Effects: Use of the Propensity Score Method to Study the Effects of Leaving and Returning to an Employer versus Continuous Employment" May, 2015

Snyder, D. Academy of Management. , - "Harnessing the Power of Loneliness: A Social Functional Approach to Loneliness at Work" August, 2014

Welsh, D. Ordonez, L. Snyder, D. Christian, M. Academy of Management. , lake Buena Vista, FL - "The Cumulative effect of Minor Transgressions on Major Ones: A Self-Regulatory Approach" , 2013

Snyder, D. Fragale, A. Academy of Management. , Boston, MA - "Deaf ears: Rejecting advice from high power, low status advisors" , 2012

Snyder, D. Academy of Management. , San Antonio, TX - "Exploring constructive intent: A conceptual map of employee voice" , 2011

Snyder, D. Society for Judgement and Decision Making. , St. Louis, MO - "Too risky to speak up: An examination of employee voice as a risky decision" , 2010