Victor H. Vroom

BearingPoint Professor Emeritus of Management & Professor of Psychology

Professor Victor Vroom
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Professor Vroom is an authority on the psychological analysis of behavior in organizations, particularly on leadership and decision making. His 1964 book, Work and Motivation, is regarded as landmark in that field, and his books dealing with leadership, Leadership and Decision Making and The New Leadership, are widely cited as breakthroughs in the study of organizational behavior. A native of Canada, Professor Vroom has consulted to over 50 major corporations, including Bell Labs, GTE, American Express, and General Electric.

Education

  • PhD, University of Michigan, 1958
  • MPs. Sc., McGill University, 1955
  • B. Sc., McGill University, 1953

Courses

Managing Groups & Teams
MGT 401

Publications

Selected Books

V. H. Vroom and P. W. Yetton
1973
V. H. Vroom
1965
V. H. Vroom
1964
F. C. Mann, B. P. Indik and V. H. Vroom
Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
1963

Selected Articles

V. H. Vroom and A. G. Jago
American Psychologist
2007
V. H. Vroom
Journal of Management Education
2007
V. H. Vroom
Great minds in management: The process of theory development
2005
V. H. Vroom
Management Decision
2003
R. J. Sternberg and V. Vroom
The Leadership Quarterly
2002

Insights

Posts by Victor H. Vroom

Achievements

Distinguished Scholarly Contribution Award
Academy of Management
2004
2004 Literati Award
2004 Literati Award
2003
Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award
Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
1998
Fellow, American Psychological Association
Fellow, American Psychological Society
Fellow, The Academy of Management
Excellence in Teaching Award
Yale SOM Alumni Association
1994
President
Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
1980-1981
James McKeen Cattell Award
American Psychological Association
1970
Fulbright Lecturer in United Kingdom
1967-1968
McKinsey Foundation Research Design Competition Winner
1967
Ford Foundation Faculty Fellowship
1961-1962
Ford Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Competition Winner
1958-1959

Editorships

Journal of Conflict Resolution
Editorial Board