Dr. Miriam Dishon-Berkovits

Dr. Miriam Dishon-Berkovits




  • Professional Experience:
    Miriam Dishon-Berkovits, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Business Administration at Ono Academic College, Israel. She earned her PhD in psychology at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, and specialized in organizational, social and cognitive psychology. She is the recipient of the Rothschild fellowship for post-doctoral research, and did her post-doc at the department of psychology at Princeton University. Miriam has taught an extensive range of courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and has experience in the private sector. Her current research interests focus on work-family interface, motivation processes, goal attainment and altruistic punishment. Miriam is also the author of a widely cited psychology column in the popular Hebrew science magazine Galileo as well as a bestselling children’s book.


  • Education:
    Post-doctoral Fellowship, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
    1999: Ph.D., in psychology, Bar-Ilan University.
    1996: M.A., in organizational and social psychology, Bar-Ilan University.
    1992: B.A., in psychology and literature, Bar-Ilan University.


  • Subjects Taught:
    Career development and management; Change management and organizations; Developmental psychology; Employee training and development; Human resources management; Introduction to psychology; Leadership and management; Management and industrial development; Organizational behavior; Organizational culture and identity; Recruiting, screening and evaluating employees; Research projects in organizational behavior and human resources;  Seminar in organizational behavior and human resources; Social psychology; Team development and organizations.


  • Research Interests:
    Work-family interface;  Burnout;  Motivation processes; Goal setting; Altruistic punishment.


  • Publications:


1. Dishon-Berkovits, M. (2017, May 5th). The Role of Organizational Justice and Stress in Predicting Job-Burnout. Journal of Career Development. Advance online publication

2. Dishon-Berkovits, M. (2014). Burnout: Contributing and protecting factors within the work-family interface. Journal of Career Development, 41(6), 467-486.
3. Dishon-Berkovits, M. and Berkovits, R. (2014). The ultimatum game: Discrete vs. continuous offers. Physica A. 409, 53-60.
4. Dishon-Berkovits, M. (2014).  A study of motivational influences on academic achievement. Social Psychology of Education, 17 (2),  327-342.
5. Koslowsky, M., and Dishon-Berkovits, M.  (2001). Self-report measures of employee lateness: Conceptual and methodological concerns.  European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 10, 145-159.

6. Dishon-Berkovits, M. and Algom, D. (2000). The Stroop Effect: It is not the robust phenomenon that you have thought it to be. Memory and Cognition, 28, 1437-1449.

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