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

Aggressive Leaders Are More Likely to Be Punished for Their Mistakes

Kakkar, H. (2019).

Harvard Business Review.

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.