Kevin Cruz

Assistant Professor of Management



Cruz, K. S., & Pinto, J. (2019). Team focus in focus: Its implications for real teams and their members. Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 35, 123-133. doi:10.5093/jwop2019a14

Cruz, K. S., Zagenczyk, T. J., Scott, K. L., Thoroughgood, C. N., & Cheung, J. (2018). Perceptions of psychological contract breach and perceptions of co-worker exclusion: The moderating effects of collectivism and individualism. Occupational Health Science, 2, 233-245. doi:10.1007/s41542-018-0024-6

Schabram, K., Robinson, S. L., & Cruz, K. S. (2018). Honor among thieves: The interaction of team and member deviance on trust in the team. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103, 1057-1066. doi:10.1037/apl0000311

Hood, A. C., Cruz, K. S., & Bachrach, D. G. (2017). Conflicts with friends: A multiplex view of friendship and conflict and its association with performance in teams. Journal of Business and Psychology, 32, 73-86. doi:10.1007/s10869-016-9436-y

  • 2017 Journal of Business and Psychology Editor Commendation

Zagenczyk, T. J., Cruz, K. S., Cheung, J. H., Scott, K. L., Kiewitz, C., & Galloway, B. (2015). The moderating effect of power distance on employee responses to psychological contract breach. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 24, 853-865. doi:10.1080/1359432X.2014.96143

Zagenczyk, T. J., Purvis, R. L., Shoss, M. K., Scott, K. L., & Cruz, K. S. (2015). Social influence and leader perceptions: Multiplex social network ties and similarity in leader–member exchange. Journal of Business and Psychology, 30, 105-117. doi:10.1007/s10869-013-9332-7

Scott, K. L., Zagenczyk, T. J., Schippers, M., Purvis, R. L., & Cruz, K. S. (2014). Co-worker exclusion and employee outcomes: An investigation of the moderating roles of perceived organizational and social support. Journal of Management Studies, 51, 1235-1256. doi:10.1111/joms.12099 

Zagenczyk, T. J., Cruz, K. S., Woodard, A. M., Walker, J. C., Few, W. T., Kiazad, K., & Raja, M. (2013). The moderating effect of Machiavellianism on the psychological contract breach-organizational identification/disidentification relationships. Journal of Business and Psychology, 28, 287-299. doi:10.1007/s10869-012-9278-1

Cruz, K. S., & Pil, F. K. (2011). Team design and stress: A multilevel analysis. Human Relations, 64, 1265-1289. doi:10.1177/0018726711409264

Contact Information

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(804) 289-8598

Areas of Expertise

Employee - Employer Relationships
Employee - Team Relationships
Employee - Co-Worker Relationships