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Pat Sniderman

Sniderman, Pat




MA Psychology, PhD Organizational Behaviour


TRS 1-076


416-979-5000 ext: 6751

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Pat Sniderman

Dr. Sniderman is trained in the fields of Clinical Psychology and Organizational Behaviour. Her research interests are in the areas of managerial communications, interpersonal communications, emotions, employee-manager relationships, and leadership. She has been the lead author on two editions of the undergraduate textbook, Managing Organizational Behaviour in Canada, and is an award-winning instructor with a commitment to student engagement and learning. She teaches in the areas of human resources management, organizational behaviour, interpersonal dynamics and organizational development. Dr. Sniderman has 10 years of work experience as a senior human resources professional, and has been an organizational consultant, facilitator and management trainer for the past 25 years.


HR Management & Org Behaviour

Research Interests

Managerial communication, leader-member exchange, emotions, interpersonal communications.

Select Research and Professional Contributions
Sniderman, P., Fenton-O'Creevy, M., & Searle, R. (2016). Effects of managerial communication as moderated by LMX and trait NA. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 31(6), 1074-1090.
Sniderman, P.R. Curriculum Design and Presentation on Team Effectiveness to Law Practice Program, Ryerson University, August, 2014
Sniderman, P.R., Bulmash, J., Nelson, D.L., & Quick, J.C. (2010) Managing Organizational Behaviour in Canada, 2nd Ed. Nelson, Toronto
Sniderman, P.R. (2013) Disconfirming Managerial Communication, It's Impact on Employee Emotions and the Moderating Effects of Relationship Quality and Emotion Regulation. Paper Presentation at the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Conference, Munster, Germany
MHR 523 Introduction to HRM
MHR 741 Managing Interpersonal Dynamics
MHR 405 Organizational Behaviour and Interpersonal Skills
Honours & Awards
Recipient of the Johnson A. Edosomwan Leadership Institute Best Proposal Award for the Academy of Management Meeting (2009)
Recipient of the GREET Teaching Award for the Faculty of Business, Ryerson University (2005)
Research Funding
Ted Rogers School of Business Management Research Grant: Amount: $5000 (2014)
Ted Rogers School of Business Management –HROB Grant: Amount: $5000 (2013)

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