Publications

Fall from Grace: The Role of Dominance and Prestige in the Punishment of High Status Actors

Kakkar, H., Sivanathan, N., & Gobel, M.

Academy of Management Journal (Forthcoming)

Awarded IACM-DRRC Scholar Award, 2017
tags Status; dominance; prestige; punishment; intentionality; moral credentials

Group Cohesion Benefits Individuals Who Express Prejudice, But Harms Their Group

Effron, D. A., Kakkar, H., & Knowles, E. D. (2018)

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 79, 239-251

tags Entitativity; prejudice; collective responsibility; individual license; collective license; intergroup relations

When the Appeal of a Dominant Leader is Greater than a Prestige Leader

Kakkar, H., & Sivanathan, N. (2017)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(26), 6734–6739

tags Dominance; Prestige; Uncertainty; Personal Control; Leadership emergence

The Unintended Consequences of Argument Dilution in Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertisements

Sivanathan, N., Kakkar, H. (2017)

Nature Human Behaviour, 1(11), 797–802

tags Argument dilution; DTC ads; Drugs side effects; Consumer preference

The Dispositional Antecedents of Promotive and Prohibitive Voice

Kakkar, H., Tangirala, S., Srivastava, N., & Kamdar, D. (2016)

Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(9), 1342–1351

tags Employee voice, approach and avoidance orientation, role conceptualization, promotive voice, prohibitive voice

Practitioner Journals

How Drug Company Ads Downplay Risks

Sivanathan, N., & Kakkar, H. (2019).

Scientific American.

If Your Employees Aren’t Speaking Up, Blame Company Culture

Kakkar, H., & Tangirala, S. (2018).

Harvard Business Review.

Why We Prefer Dominant Leaders in Uncertain Times

Kakkar, H., & Sivanathan, N. (2017).

Harvard Business Review.

Explaining the Global Rise of “Dominance” Leadership

Sivanathan, N., & Kakkar, H. (2017).

Scientific American.