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Crystal Harold


Dr. Crystal Harold

Crystal Harold

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

Office: Alter Hall 347
Phone: 215.204.2425

Research Interests: Employee Recruitment and Applicant Job Choice Decisions, Workplace Fairness, Employee Deviant Behaviors, Leadership

Dr. Harold’s Curriculum Vitae, SSRN ProfileWebsite 

Dr. Crystal Harold has been a member of the faculty within Human Resource Management since 2008. Dr. Harold received her PHD in Industrial/Organizational psychology from George Mason 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 improving and maintaining the quality of human capital via organizational staffing and management practices that engender favorable perceptions of workplace fairness. Her work appears in top OB/HRM outlets including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. 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.

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)

    In the News

    1. Metro MBA, "Fox Holds HRM Co-Op Event"
    2. Men’s Fitness Magazine. The Best Success Breakthroughs for March 2014.
    3. “49% of job candidates never negotiate an initial employment offer. Do you?” November 11, 2013.
    4. The Chronicle of Higher Education: “On the market? Don’t sell yourself short, even now.” November 27, 2011.
    5. Harvard Business Review Daily Stat: “Tough bargaining gets you higher starting pay.” May 2, 2011.
    6. “Salary negotiation pays.” March 7th, 2011.
    7. Strategy + Business: “Getting a new job? It pays to speak up about salary.” February 22, 2011, Spring 2011, Issue 62.
    8. The “Assertive Workers ‘Most Likely to Win Pay Rises’ Scientists Discover”, December 30, 2010.
    9. CBS News Early Show: “Being Forceful Helps in Salary Negotiation” October 19, 2010.
    10. AOL News Interview: “Professor Cracks the Code to Negotiating a Bigger Salary”, September 19, 2010.