Barry Goldman

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations

McClelland Fellow

Barry Goldman

McClelland Hall 405DD
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

  • Human resource management
  • Conflict management and negotiation
  • Organizational justice
  • Employee legal-claiming
  • Social exchange


PhD, University of Maryland

J.D., University of Maryland

Barry Goldman joined the Eller College of Management in 1998 after receiving his PhD in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at the University of Maryland. Prior to academia, he was an attorney with the U.S. General Accounting Office in addition to two private law firms. His areas of expertise include human resource management, conflict management and negotiation, organizational justice, employee legal-claiming and social exchange.


  • MGMT/LAW 564 Negotiations
  • MGMT 568 Conflict MGMT & Negotiations
  • MGMT 432 Negotiations
  • MGMT 420 Business Law

Teaching Interests

  • Negotiations
  • Business law
  • Human resource policies

Publications and Working Papers


  • Goldman, B., & Shapiro, D. (2012). The Psychology of Negotiations in the 21st Century Workplace (a volume in the SIOP Organizational Frontier series). New York, NY: Psychology Press/Routledge.

Refereed Articles

  • Goldman, B., Shapiro, D., & Pearsall, M. (2016). Towards an understanding of the role of anticipatory justice in the employment dispute-resolution process. International Journal of Conflict Management, 27(2) 
  • Goldman, B., & Cropanzano, R. (2015). Justice and fairness are not the same thing. Journal of Organizational Behavior. 36, 313-328.
  • Walumba, F. O., Cropanzano, R., & Goldman, B. M. (2011). Leader-member exchange, efficacy, and social exchange. Personnel Psychology.
  • Goldman, B., Slaughter, J. Schmit, M. Wiley, J., & Brooks, S. (2008).  Antecedents and consequences of discrimination claims: A multiple needs model perspective.  Journal of Management, 34, 952-977.
  • Goldman, B., Cropanzano, R., Stein, J., Shapiro, D., Thatcher, S. & Ko, J. (2008). The role of ideology in mediated disputes at work: A justice perspective. International Journal of Conflict Management, 19,  210-233—Highly Commended Award Winner
  • Brockner, J., Fishman, A., Spiegel, S., Goldman, B., Reb, J. & Garden, C. Process fairness and judgments of accountability. (2007) Journal of Applied Psychology, 92,1657-1671.
  • Goldman, B, Gutek, B., Stein, J., & Lewis, K. (2006).  Antecedents and consequences of employment discrimination in organizations. Journal of Management) 32, 786-830.
  • Reb, J, Goldman, B., Kray, L, & Cropanzano, R. Different wrongs, different remedies? Reactions to organizational remedies after procedural and interactional justice (2006)Personnel Psychology 59, 31-64.
  • Cropanzano, R, Goldman, B., & Folger, R. What is self-interest? (2005) Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26, 985-991.
  • Goldman, B., Paddock, E, & Cropanzano, R.(2004). A transformational model of legal-claiming. Journal of Managerial Issues, 16, 417.
  • Cropanzano, R., Goldman, B., & Folger, R. (2003). Deontic justice: The role of moral principles in workplace fairness. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24, 1019-1024.
  • Goldman, B. (2003). An application of referent cognitions theory to legal-claiming by terminated workers: The Role of Organizational Justice and Anger). Journal of Management, 29, 705-728. Best Paper Award
  • Aquino, K., Grover, S., Goldman, B., & Folger, R. (2003). When push doesn't come to shove: The role of interpersonal forgiveness in organizations. Journal of Management Inquiry, 12, 209-216.
  • Groth, M., Goldman, B., Gilliland, S. & Bies, R. (2002). Commitment to legal claiming: Influences of attributions, social guidance, and organizational tenure. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87, 781-788.
  • Goldman, B., Masterson, S., Locke, E., Groth, M. & Jensen, D.(2002). Goal-directedness and personal identify as correlates of life outcomes. Psychological Reports, 91, 153-166.
  • Goldman, B.(2001).Toward an understanding of employment discrimination-claiming: An integration of organizational justice and social information processing theories. Personnel Psychology, 54, 361-386. (This research was featured on page 1 of The Wall Street Journal, April 10th, 2001)-Best Paper Award.
  • Masterson, S., Lewis, K., & Goldman, B. M., & Taylor, M. S. (2000). Integrating justice and social exchange: The differing effects of fair procedures and treatment on work relationships. Academy of Management Journal 43, 738-748.
  • Goldman, B. (2001). When Sheep Turn Into Wolves: An integration of organizational justice and social information processing theories in understanding employment discrimination-claiming. Proceedings of the Academy of Management Washington, DC (Aug. 2001)
  • Goldman, B. M., & McCaffrey (1999). The origins of discrimination claims:
  • Why fair treatment matters. Synthesis: Law and Policy in Higher Education, 10, 738-751.
  • Goldman, B.M., & Berghel, V.S. (1983). Common law doctrine of merger: The exceptions are the rule. University of Baltimore Law Review, 13, 19-42.

Refereed Chapters & Proceedings

  • Goldman, B. M. & Shapiro, D., (2012). Introductory chapter: Negotiations in the 21st century workplace. Chapter 1 in Goldman, B., & Shapiro, D.. The Psychology of Negotiations in the 21st Century Workplace (a volume in the SIOP Organizational Frontier series). New York, NY: Psychology Press/Routledge.
  • Goldman, B., Pearsall, M., Gilliland, S., & Shapiro, D. (2007).  An investigation of organizational reluctance to mediate employment disputes.  Proceedings of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA (Aug. 2007) - Best Paper Award.
  • Cropanzano, R., Stein, J., & Goldman, B. (2007). Self-interest and its discontents. The Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Wisdom, Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage.
  • Goldman, B., Cropanzano, R., & Stein, J. (In Press). The role of third-parties/mediation in resolving conflict in organizations. In The Psychology of Conflict and Conflict Management in Organizations. SIOP Frontiers Series. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum
  • Goldman, B., & Pearsall, M. (in press). Wrongful Dismissal: A legal and social science integration. Encyclopedia of CareerDevelopment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Folger, R., Cropanzano, R., & Goldman, B. (2005). Justice, accountability, and moral sentiment: The deontic response to "foul play" at work. In J. Greenberg & J. Colquitt (Eds.),The Handbook of Organizational Justice.
  • Cropanzano, R., Goldman, B., & Benson, L., III. (2004/2005). Organizational justice and well-being at work. In J. Barling, K. Kelloway and M. Frone (Eds.) Handbook of work stress. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage
  • Goldman, B. & Thatcher, S. (2002). A social information processing view of organizational justice. In D. Steiner, D. Skarlicki, & S. Gilliland (Eds.), Research in Social Issues in Management. Greenwich, CN.: Information Age Publishing.
  • Locke, E., Tirnauer, D., Roberson, Q., Goldman, B. & Weldon, E. (2001). The
  • importance of the individual in an age of groupism. In M. Turner (Ed),
  • Groups at work: Advances in theory and research. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Professional Associations

  • Past Division-chair, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management (5-year term)
  • Academy of Management
  • American Bar Association (Member of Labor and Employment Relations, and Dispute Resolution Sections).

Editorial Work

  • Journal of Applied Psychology, Editorial Board
  • Journal of Management, Editorial Board
  • Negotiations & Conflict Management Research Journal, Editorial Board

Awards and Honors

  • Top 1% (#40) Most Cited Management Author, 2000-2004 (Journal of Management) (2008) 34, 641-720 (esp. p. 692).
  • Best Paper Award, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management, 2007.
  • Ascendant Scholar, Western Academy of Management, 2005.
  • Best Paper Award, Journal of Management, 2004.
  • Best Paper Award, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management, 2001.
  • Peter Kiewit, Jr. Fellowship in Management and Organizations (September, 2001).
  • The Distinguished Faculty Awards (2000, 2001, 2004), awarded by the Weekend MBA students.
  • The Distinguished Faculty Award (2006), awarded by the first set of Executive MBA students
  • Award for Outstanding Service (2000), awarded by the student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (1999) awarded by the BPA Student Council.