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Wilfrid Laurier University Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
December 6, 2016
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Ivona Hideg

Assistant Professor (OB/HRM)

Contact Information
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.4414
Fax: 519.884.0201
Office Location: P2026
Office Hours: By appointment
Languages Spoken


Academic Background

BA (University of Waterloo), MASc (University of Waterloo), PhD (University of Toronto)

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Ivona Hideg is an Assistant Professor of OB/HRM in the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. Ivona’s main areas of research include gender and cultural diversity in the workplace and the social effects of emotions and emotion regulation. Her research has been published in top-tier refereed journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Psychological Science.

Her research has also received numerous awards such as Best Paper awards from the OB division at the Academy of Management and the Canadian Psychological Association, and has been featured in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Time, the Financial Times, the Globe and Mail, the Huffington Post, and the Record. Her research is also funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research of Canada (SSHRC) and Ontario Early Researcher Award.

Ivona is also an enthusiastic teacher and she has received an Excellence in Teaching Award at the University of Toronto and Dean’s Commendations for Teaching Excellence at Wilfrid Laurier University. She supervises the research of highly motivated and intellectually curious students, and she also welcomes new collaborators and students!

She is also a very involved community member and she serves on the Board of Directors of Focus for Ethnic Women, a non-profit organization that helps immigrant and/or ethnic women to integrate into and navigate the Canadian workplace.


Gender and cultural diversity in the workplace, Cultural influences on the social effects of emotions

Additional Information

Journal Publications

Hideg, I., & Ferris, D. L. (in press). The compassionate sexist? How benevolent sexism promotes and undermines gender equality in the workplace. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Trougakos, J. P., Beal, D. J., Cheng, B. H., Hideg, I., & Zweig, D. (2015). Too drained to help: A resource depletion perspective on daily interpersonal citizenship behaviors. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 227-236.

Liang, L. H., Adair, W. L., & Hideg, I. (2014). When should we disagree? The effect of relationship conflict on team identity in East Asian and North American teams. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 7, 282-289.

Hideg, I., & Ferris, D. L. (2014). Support for employment equity policies: A self-enhancement approach. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 123, 49-64.

Trougakos, J. P., Hideg, I., Cheng, B. H., & Beal, D. J. (2014). Lunch breaks unpacked: The role of autonomy as a moderator of recovery during lunch. Academy of Management Journal, 57, 405-421.

Adair, W. L., Hideg, I., & Spence, J. R. (2013). The culturally intelligent team: The impact of team cultural intelligence and cultural heterogeneity on team shared values. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 44, 941-962.

Côté, S., Hideg, I., & Van Kleef, G. A. (2013). The consequences of faking anger in negotiations. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 453-463.

Hideg, I., Michela, J. L., & Ferris, D. L. (2011). Overcoming negative reactions of nonbeneficiaries to employment equity: The effect of participation in policy formulation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96, 363-376.

Côté, S., DeCelles, K. A., McCarthy, J. M., Van Kleef, G. A., & Hideg, I. (2011). The Jekyll and Hyde of emotional intelligence: Emotion regulation knowledge facilitates prosocial and interpersonally deviant behavior. Psychological Science, 22, 1073-1080.

Côté, S., & Hideg, I. (2011). The ability to influence others via emotional displays: A novel dimension of emotional intelligence.Organizational Psychology Review, 1, 53-73.

Book Chapters

Miners, C. T. H., & Hideg, I. (2015). Emotional intelligence and competencies. In James D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed., Vol 7, pp. 445-451). Oxford: Elsevier.

Trougakos, J. P., & Hideg, I. (2009). Momentary work recovery: The role of within day work breaks. In P. L. Perrewe, D. C. Ganster, & S. Sonnentag (Eds.), Research in occupational stress and well-being: Work recovery (Vol. 7, pp. 37-84). Oxford, UK: JAI Press.