Christopher W. Bauman

Christopher W. Bauman

Associate Professor
Organization and Management

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PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
MA, University of Illinois at Chicago
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interest

Business Ethics

Corporate Social Responsibility



Organizational Justice

Chris Bauman's research addresses how people make sense of and respond to their social environment, including the individuals, groups, and organizations with whom they interact. One line of his research focuses on how individuals determine issues of ethics and fairness. This work includes studies of individual decision making, group diversity, and corporate social responsibility. Another line of his research examines information processing in negotiation and its implications for tactics that can increase individual or mutual gains.

His research has been published in top journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Personality and Social PsychologyOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision ProcessesPersonality and Social Psychology BulletinResearch in Organizational BehaviorJournal of Behavioral Decision Making, and Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology. His work has also been featured in The Wall Street JournalThe Atlantic, the Boston Globe, and the Orange County Register.