Dr. Crystal Harold

Crystal Harold

Title: Associate Professor & Cigna Research Fellow
Department: Human Resources Management

Office: Alter Hall 347
Phone: 215.204.2425
E-mail: crystal.harold@temple.edu

Research Interests: Employee Recruitment, Fairness, Leadership

Dr. Harold’s Curriculum Vitae, SSRN ProfileWebsite 

Dr. Crystal Harold (PhD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, George Mason University) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Resource Management at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. Prior to joining the Fox School of Business, she was an Assistant Professor in the Purdue School of Science at IUPUI and also worked as a Strategic Human Resources Consultant for numerous governmental agencies such as the Air Force, The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and Department of the Interior (DOI).

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Her research focuses on issues related to employee recruitment (in particular the role of PE fit and fairness) and the impact of management practices and characteristics that engender perceptions of workplace fairness and counterproductive behaviors. Her work appears in top OB/HRM outlets including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. She serves on the editorial boards of Personnel Psychology and the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. Findings from her research have been discussed in numerous media outlets including the CBS Early Show, Strategy + Business, The Telegraph, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Dr. Harold was awarded a 2005 APA Dissertation Award and the HUMRRO Fellowship in I/O Psychology. In recognition of her research and teaching accomplishments, she was recently appointed a Cigna Research Fellow, a Dean’s Teaching Fellow, and the Adrisani-Frank Undergraduate Teaching Award.

She would welcome collaborations with doctoral students on projects related to employee recruitment, person-environment fit, leadership, and workplace deviance.

Sample Publications

  • Harold, C.M. & Holtz, B.C. (in press). The effects of passive leadership on workplace incivility. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
  • Harold, C.M., Uggerslev, K.L., & Kraichy, D. (2013). Recruitment and job choice (pages 47-72). In T.K.Y. Yu & D.M. Cable (Eds.) Oxford Handbook of Recruitment.
  • Oh, I.-S., Guay, R.P., Kwanghyun, K., Harold, C.M., Jong-Huyn, L., Chang-Goo, H., & Shin, K.H. (2014). Fit happens globally!: A cross-cultural meta-analysis comparing the relative importance of person-environment fit on work attitudes and performance. Personnel Psychology.
  • Holtz, B.C. & Harold, C.M. (2013). Interpersonal justice and deviance: The moderating effects of interpersonal justice values and justice orientation. Journal of Management, 39, 339-365.
  • Holtz, B.C. & Harold, C.M. (2013). The effects of leader consideration and structure on employee perceptions of justice and counterproductive work behavior. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34, 492-519.
  • Griepentrog, B.K, Harold, C.M., Holtz, B.C., Klimoski, R.J., Marsh, S.M. (2012). Integrating social identity and the theory of planned behavior: Predicting withdrawal from an organizational recruitment process. Personnel Psychology, 65, 723-75.
  • Marks, M.M. & Harold, C.M. (2011). Who asks and who receives in salary negotiation. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 32, 371-394.
  • Nolan, K.P. & Harold, C.M. (2010). Fit with what? The influence of multiple self- concept images on organizational attraction. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 83, 645-662.

    Awards and Honors

    • Andrisani-Frank Undergraduate Teaching Award, Temple University (2014)
    • Dean Teaching Fellow, Temple University (2013)
    • Young Scholars Interdisciplinary Seed Funding (2013, 2012, 2010)
    • Dean Teaching Fellow, Temple University (2012)
    • Cigna Research Fellow, Temple University (2012)
    • Faculty Senate Seed Money Grant, Temple University (2010-2011)


    • Seminar in Organizational Behavior (BA 9003; PhD Course)
    • The Leadership Experience (HRM 3904; Honors Undergraduate Course)
    • The Co-Op in HRM (HRM 3581; Undergraduate Course)
    • Introduction to Human Resource Management (HRM 2501; Undergraduate Course)
    • Business Society and Ethics (BA 3102; Undergraduate Course)

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