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Dr. Annika Hillebrandt

Assistant Professor
DepartmentHR Management & Organizational Behaviour
EducationBA (McGill University), MSc (Wilfrid Laurier University), PhD (Wilfrid Laurier University)
OfficeTRS 2-111
Phone416-979-5000, ext. 6761

Overview

Dr. Annika Hillebrandt is an Assistant Professor in the department of Human Resources Management and Organizational Behaviour in the Ted Rogers School of Management. Her research program focuses primarily on behavioural ethics (e.g., outcomes of unethical workplace behaviour), organizational justice (e.g., employee fairness perceptions), and emotions in the workplace. Dr. Hillebrandt’s research has been presented at international conferences and published in top-tier journals (e.g., Journal of Applied Psychology; Human Relations). Her research is supported by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and she has received numerous academic honours and awards. She also serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Business Ethics.

 Currently accepting MScM students for 2022-2023

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Organizational Justice; Ethics; Emotions in the Workplace.

Refereed Journal Articles
Hillebrandt, A., Saldanha, M. F., Brady, D. L., & Barclay, L. J. (2021). Delivering bad news fairly: The influence of core self-evaluations and anxiety for the enactment of interpersonal justice. Human Relations. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/00187267211011000.
Hillebrandt, A. & Barclay, L. J. (2020). How cheating undermines the perceived value of justice in the workplace: The mediating effect of shame. Journal of Applied Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/apl0000485.
Hillebrandt, A. & Barclay, L. J. (2017). Observing others’ anger and guilt can make you feel unfairly treated: The interpersonal effects of emotions on justice-related reactions. Social Justice Research, 30, 238-269. DOI: 10.1007/s11211-017-0290-5.
Hillebrandt, A. & Barclay, L. J. (2017). Comparing integral and incidental emotions: Testing insights from emotions as social information theory and attribution theory. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102, 732-752. DOI: 10.1037/apl0000204.
Hillebrandt, A. (2013). When and why does corporate social responsibility work? Exploring insights from psychological theories and perspectives. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 6, 342-346. DOI: 10.1111/iops.12063.
Hillebrandt, A. & Barclay, L. J. (2013). Integrating organizational justice and affect: New insights, challenges, and opportunities. Social Justice Research, 26, 513-531. DOI: 10.1007/s11211-013-0193-z.
Refereed Conference Presentations
Hillebrandt, A., Brady, D. L., Saldanha, M. F., & Barclay, L. J. (2021, April). How engaging in workplace cheating behavior can trigger state paranoia and undermine helping behavior. Paper presentation at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference.
Hillebrandt, A. (2020, August). In the aftermath: Examining employees’ justice-related values following workplace cheating behavior. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.
Hillebrandt, A., Saldanha, M. F., & Brady, D. L. (2020, August). Understanding interpersonal justice enactment by integrating the ‘who’ and the ‘why’. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.
Saldanha, M. F., Brady, D. L., Hillebrandt, A., & Barclay, L. J. (2020, July). Forgiveness, shame, and avoidance of the offender: The moderating role of received apologies. Paper presentation at the Biannual Meeting of the International Society for Justice Research, Lisbon, Portugal.
Hillebrandt, A. & Barclay, L. J. (2017, August). Examining how cheaters value justice in the workplace. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.
Hillebrandt, A., Barclay, L. J., & Cropanzano, R. (2015, August). The interpersonal effects of incidental emotions in negotiation. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.
Hillebrandt, A. & Barclay, L. J. (2013, August). Angry, guilty, or proud? The effect of coworkers’ emotions on fairness perceptions. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, FL.
Other Conference Activities
Symposium co-chair. (2020, August). Understanding the aftermath of unethical behavior: Theoretical and empirical advances. Symposium co-chaired with Marie Mitchell at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.
Paper session chair. (2020, August). The implications of power and hierarchy. Session chair at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.
Symposium co-chair. (2017, August). Cheating in the workplace: New directions in theory and research. Symposium co-chaired with Laurie Barclay at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.
Symposium co-chair. (2015, August). Interpersonal influences of emotions in the workplace: New directions in theory and research. Symposium co-chaired with Laurie Barclay at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.
Course code Course title
SM 8104 Applied Research Methods II
SM 8709 Directed Readings in HRM/OB: Advanced Organizational Behaviour I
SM 8901 Directed Readings in HRM/OB: Advanced Organizational Behaviour II
MHR 405 Organizational Behaviour
Date
Department, University Degree Student name
2020-ongoing TRSM, Ryerson University MScM (supervisor) Megan Herrewynen
2021-ongoing Psychology, Ryerson University MA (committee member) Daniella Halili Sychangco
2020-ongoing TRSM, Ryerson University MScM (committee member) Diana Vassyukova
2018-2019 TRSM, Ryerson University MScM (committee member) Laura Hymas
Year Grant / Source Amount
2021-2023 SSHRC Insight Development Grant (sole investigator)
$54,603
2020-2022 SSHRC Explore Grant
$6,751.50
2020-2021 TRSM Outstanding Research Recognition Fund - Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
$4,000
2019-2020 TRSM Research Development Grant - Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University $7,000
2017-2018 Ontario Graduate Scholarship $15,000
2015 Doctoral Travel and Research Award – Wilfrid Laurier University $1,250
2012-2016 SSHRC – Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship $105,000
2012-2012 SSHRC – Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master's Scholarship $17,500
Year Honour / Award
2020 Dean’s Service Award
Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University.
2020 TRSM Research Recognition Award
Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University.
2019 Human Resources Research Institute (HRRI) Best Dissertation Award
Winner of the HRRI annual award for the best doctoral dissertation in Canada.
2018 Governor General’s Academic Medal
Wilfrid Laurier University. University-wide academic medal awarded to the graduate student who achieved the highest academic standing upon graduation.
2018 Gold Medal of Academic Excellence
Wilfrid Laurier University. Medal for academic excellence at the Doctoral level.
2017 30 in 30 Award - Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students’ Association. Recognizing current and former graduate students who best exemplify a life of leadership and purpose.
2016 Institutional Nominee for the SSHRC Talent Award. Wilfrid Laurier University.
2013 Human Resources Research Institute’s (HRRI) Best Masters Research Award. HRRI annual award for the best Master’s thesis in Canada.
2012 Graduate Gold Medal for the Master’s Level. Wilfrid Laurier University. Medal for academic excellence at the graduate level.