Dr. Erez Yaakobi
Head of the MBA program in Management and Organizational Studies
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Organizational consulting and development, research.
Industrial Social Psychology (Organizational), Bar-Ilan University (2003).
Organizational Psychology, Bar-Ilan University (2000).
Behavioral Sciences, Ben-Gurion University (1998) (with honors).
Management and organizational behavior, human resources, social psychology, group processes, research methods, statistics.
Management, personality, occupational uncertainty, motivational and motivational processes, decision making, social exclusion.
Yaakobi, E. (2021). Personality as a Moderator of Immediate and Delayed Ostracism Distress. British Journal of Social Psychology. 10.1111/BJSO.12484
Yaakobi, E. (2021). The influence of organizational death on work priorities and the moderating role of attachment internal working models. Current Psychology: A Journal for Diverse Perspectives on Diverse Psychological Issues. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-021-01939-6
Yaakobi, E. (2021). Can cultural values eliminate ostracism distress? International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 80, 231-241. 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2020.10.014
Yaakobi, E. (2021). Immediate moderating effects of attribution on ostracism distress. Australian Psychologist. 10.1080/00050067.2020.1829452
Kanat-Maymon, Y., Yaakobi, E., & Maaravi, Y. (2021). Organizational support, legitimacy, and workplace outcomes: A mediation model. Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology. 10.1002/jts5.88
Yaakobi, E. & Weisberg, J. (2020). Organizational Citizenship Behavior Predicts Quality, Creativity, and Efficiency Performance: The Roles of Occupational and Collective Efficacies. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 758. 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00758
Zelekha, Y., Yaakobi, E. (equal contribution) (2020) Intergenerational attachment orientations: Gender differences and environmental contribution. PLoS ONE 15(7): e0233906. 10.1371/ journal.pone.0233906
Yaakobi, E. & Putter-Katz, H. (2020). What best predicts the use of hearing protection devices? American Journal of Psychology, 133(3), 313–327. 10.5406/amerjpsyc.133.3.0313
Yaakobi, E. (2019). Fear of Death Mediates Ostracism Distress and the Moderating Role of Attachment Internal Working Models. European Journal of Social Psychology, 49(3), 645-657. 10.1002/ejsp.2532
Yaakobi, E., & Weisberg, J. (2018). Individual, group and organizational efficacies in predicting performance. Personnel Review, 47(2), 535-554. 10.1108/PR-08-2016-0212
Zelekha, Y., Yaakobi, E., & Avnimelech, G. (2018). Attachment orientations and entrepreneurship. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 28(3), 495–522. 10.1007/s00191-018-0570-8
Yaakobi, E. (2018). Different types of efficacy – what best predicts behavior? Journal of Psychology and Clinical Psychiatry, 9(4), 381-384. 10.15406/jpcpy.2018.09.00555
Kanat-Maymon, Y., Yaakobi, E., & Roth, G. (2018). Motivating deference: Employees' perception of authority legitimacy as a mediator of supervisor' motivating styles and employee work-related outcomes. European Management Journal, 1-15. 10.1016/ j.emj.2018.02.004
Yaakobi, E. (2018). Death Anxiety Mediates Ostracism Mood Reduction: The Moderating Role of Marital Status. Motivation and Emotion, 42(4), 576–585. 10.1007/s11031-018-9672-8
Yaakobi, E. (2018). Encounters with offspring help terminally ill adult patients cope with death anxiety. Death studies, 42(2), 89-95. 10.1080/07481187.2017.1334005
Yaakobi, E. (2017) (Editorial). Thinking Styles and Performance. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Cognitive Psychology, 1(1), 7-8.
Yaakobi, E. (2017) (Editorial). Ostracism: Recent Neurological, Cognitive and Personality Research. Journal of Cognitive Neuropsychology, 1(1), 1-2. http://www.imedpub.com/journal-cognitive-neuropsychology
Yaakobi, E., & Williams, D. K. (2016). Recalling an Attachment Event Moderates Distress after Ostracism. European Journal of Personality, 30(3), 258-273. 10.1002/per.2050
Yaakobi, E., & Williams, D. K. (2016). Ostracism and Attachment Orientation: Avoidants are Less Affected in both Individualistic and Collectivistic Cultures. British Journal of Social Psychology, 55(1), 162-181. 10.1111/bjso.12122
Yaakobi, E. (2015). Desire to Work as a Terror Management Mechanism. Experimental Psychology, 62(2), 110-122. 10.1027/1618-3169/a000278
Halevi-Katz, D., Yaakobi, E., & Putter-Katz, H. (2015). Exposure to music and noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) among professional pop/rock/jazz musicians. Noise and Health, 17, 158-164. 10.4103/1463-1741.155848
Yaakobi, E., & Goldenberg, J. (2014). Social Relationships and Information Dissemination in Virtual Social Network Systems: An Attachment Theory Perspective. Computers in Human Behavior, 38, 127–135. 10.1016/j.chb.2014.05.025
Eilam-Shamir, G., & Yaakobi, E. (2014). Effects of early employment experiences on anticipated psychological contracts. Personnel Review, 43, 553-572. 10.1108/PR-12-2012-0213
Yaakobi, E., & Weisberg, J. (2014). Managers’ evaluations of employees’ self and occupational efficacies in predicting employees’ performance. Values in Shock The role of contrasting management, economic, and religious paradigms in the workplace, 150-156. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/314360168
Yaakobi, E., Mukilincer, M., & Shaver, R. P. (in press). The Desire for Parenthood as a Terror Management Mechanism: The Moderating Role of Attachment Styles. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
Eilam-Shamir, G., & Yaakobi, E. (in press). Effects of early employment experiences on anticipatory psychological contracts. Personnel Review.
Yaakobi, E. (2012). Interaction with children as a means of coping with the fear of death among elderly people. Gerontology: Journal of Aging Studies. 77-94.
Mikulincer, M., Gillath, O., Sapir-Lavid, Y., Yaakobi, E., Arias, K., Tal-Aloni, L., & Bor, G. (2003). Attachment theory and concern for others' welfare: Evidence that activation of the sense of secure base promotes endorsement of self-transcendence values. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 25(4), 299-312.