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Eliza Byington


Lecturer

Rm 4176
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 8627 5860
eliza.byington@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Dr. Eliza Byington is a Lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School. She received her PhD in Organisation & Personnel Management from the Rotterdam School of Management. Dr. Byington has taught management related courses at the undergraduate, MCom, MBA, and PhD/MPhil levels. Her Organisational Behaviour scholarship includes research on team performance, coworker satisfaction, and individual differences (e.g. personality, gender, age, IQ, nationality). Her research has also examined ways to improve the reliability of management science, overcoming the “research-practice gap”, and includes bibliometric reviews of large research literatures (e.g. the Human Resource Management field). Dr. Byington’s research has appeared in Research in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management Review, Academy of Management Learning & Education, and has been featured in outlets such as CNN and the Wall Street Journal. She has also worked with businesses across Australia and New Zealand.

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2017

4
Journal Article/s

Byington E and Felps W 2017 'Solutions to the Credibility Crisis in Management Science', Academy of Management Learning & Education, vol.16:1, pp. 142-62 [Link]

Markoulli M, Lee CISG, Byington E and Felps WA 2017 'Mapping Human Resource Management: Reviewing the field and charting future directions', Human Resource Management Review, vol.27:3, pp. 367-96 [Link]

2016

5
Conference Paper/s

Byington E, Felps W and Lee C 2016 'Bridging the topic gap between Organizational Behavior research and practice', 2016 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, United States, 9th August 2016

2015

5
Conference Paper/s

Byington E, Felps W and Lee C 2015 'Mapping Organizational Behavior: A visual guide and analysis of the intellectual structure of OB scholarship', 2015 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, 11th August 2015

2014

5
Conference Paper/s

Collins CG, Gibson C and Byington E 2014 'Is your team leader training not impacting team effectiveness? Organizational alignment as a constraining factor', 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Enhancing Team Effectiveness Across and Between Levels of Analysis Symposium), Honolulu, United States, 17th May 2014

2013

5
Conference Paper/s

Byington E 2013 'Coworker satisfaction in 3D: Perceiver, partner, and relational coworker satisfaction', 2013 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, United States, 13th August 2013

Byington E 2013 'Sources of coworker relationships: Social Relations Modeling of Relational Models', 2013 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, United States, 13th August 2013

2012

5
Conference Paper/s

Byington E 2012 'OCEAN Faultlines: An investigation of personality-based subgroups in teams', 2012 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, United States, 7th August 2012

Felps W and Byington E 2012 'That’s mundane! The virtues of publishing ‘boring’ research', 2012 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, United States, 7th August 2012

2010

4
Journal Article/s

Byington E and Felps W 2010 'Why do IQ scores predict job performance? An alternative, sociological explanation', Research in Organizational Behavior, vol.30, pp. 175-202 [Link]

2009

5
Conference Paper/s

Byington E and Felps W 2009 'Creating whole worlds out of half-truths: The IQ-job performance relationship as self-fulfilling (Best paper proceedings - top 5% of papers)', 2009 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, United States, 11th August 2009

Felps W and Byington E 2009 'Personifying the organization: Taking the natives’ perspective', 2009 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, United States, 11th August 2009

2006

4
Journal Article/s

Felps W, Mitchell TR and Byington E 2006 'How, When, and Why Bad Apples Spoil the Barrel: Negative Group Members and Dysfunctional Groups', Research in Organizational Behavior, vol.27, pp. 175-222 [Link]

2005

5
Conference Paper/s

Felps W and Byington E 2005 'How teammates respond to bad apples', 2005 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, United States, 10th August 2005

Research Expertise

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Building high performing teams
  • Coworker satisfaction
  • Individual differences (personality, IQ, gender, nationality)
  • Human Resource Management
  • Improving the rigor and relevance of management science

Recent Units Taught

  • BUSS5020 Business Values and Insights

    2017: S1, S2,