Pedro Neves
Pedro Neves
Professor

Pedro Neves is Full Professor at Nova SBE. He received his PhD from ISCTE-IUL and completed his Post-Doctoral research at the University of Delaware. His research has been published in journals such as the British Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology; Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management. He also published/edited six books, including the Handbook of Methods in Leadership Research (with Birgit Schyns and Rosalie Hall; Edward Elgar, 2017). He currently serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science and is a member of the Editorial Board of several journals, such as The Leadership Quarterly. At Nova he taught Organizational Behavior, Persuasion and Negotiation, and Entrepreneurship, and collaborates in several open and customized executive education programs.


His main research interests include leadership processes and interpersonal relationships, particularly its potential dark side; organizational change management, with an emphasis on anticipating resistance to change; occupational health, namely how individuals perceive stressors; and entrepreneurial behavior.

2007 - PhD in IO Psychology/Organizational Behavior, ISCTE-IUL (Portugal)

2005 - Master in Social and Organizational Psychology, ISCTE-IUL (Portugal)

2002 - License degree in Psychology, ISPA (Portugal)


leadership processes, interpersonal relationships, change management, occupational health, entrepreneurial behavior

  • Costa, Sandra, Daher, Pascale, Neves, Pedro, Velez, Maria João Perdigão (2021). The interplay between ethical leadership and supervisor organizational embodiment on organizational identification and extra-role performance. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.
  • Knoll, Michael, Neves, Pedro, Schyns, Birgit, Meyer, Bertolt (2021). A multi-level approach to direct and indirect relationships between organizational voice climate, team manager openness, implicit voice theories, and silence. Applied Psychology, 70 (2), 606-642.
  • Neves, Pedro, Pires, Daniela, Costa, Sandra (2021). Empowering to reduce intentions to resist future change: organization-based self-esteem as a boundary condition. British Journal of Management, 32 (3), 872-891.
  • Sousa, Teresa, Neves, Pedro (2021). Two tales of rumination and burnout: examining the effects of boredom and overload. Applied Psychology, 70 (3), 1018-1044.
  • Karagonlar, Gökhan, Neves, Pedro (2020). No more Mr. Nice Guy: social value orientation and abusive supervision. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 35 (2), 85-99.
  • Neves, Pedro, Karagonlar, Gökhan (2020). Does leader humor style matter and to whom?. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 35 (2), 115-128.
  • Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Neves, Pedro, Clegg, Stewart, Costa, Sandra, Rego, Arménio (2019). Paradoxes of organizational change in a merger context. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, 14 (3), 217-240.
  • Ferreira, Ana, Neves, Pedro, Gozzelino, Raffaella (2019). Multilevel impacts of iron in the brain: the cross talk between neurophysiological mechanisms, cognition, and social behavior. Pharmaceuticals, 12 (3).
  • López, Aníbal, Neves, Pedro, Cunha, Miguel Pina e (2019). A high-growth firm contingency test of the formalization-performance relationship. Journal of Small Business Management, 57 (S2), 374-396.
  • Neves, Pedro, Cunha, Miguel Pina e (2018). Exploring a model of workplace ostracism: the value of coworker humor. International Journal of Stress Management, 25 (4), 330-347.
  • Neves, Pedro, Almeida, Patrícia, Velez, Maria João (2018). Reducing intentions to resist future change: combined effects of commitment-based HR practices and ethical leadership. Human Resource Management, 57 (1), 249-261.
  • Neves, Pedro, Mesdaghinia, Salar, Eisenberger, Robert, Wickham, Robert E. (2018). Timesizing proximity and perceived organizational support: contributions to employee well-being and extra-role performance. Journal of Change Management, 18 (1), 70-90.
  • Velez, Maria João, Neves, Pedro (2018). Shaping emotional reactions to ethical behaviors: proactive personality as a substitute for ethical leadership. Leadership Quarterly, 29 (6), 663-673.
  • Costa, Sandra Pereira, Neves, Pedro (2017). Forgiving is good for health and performance: How forgiveness helps individuals cope with the psychological contract breach. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 100, 124-136.
  • Costa, Sandra, Neves, Pedro (2017). It is your fault! How blame attributions of breach predict employees’ reactions. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 32 (7), 470-483.
  • Costa, Sandra, Neves, Pedro (2017). Job insecurity and work outcomes: The role of psychological contract breach and positive psychological capital. Work and Stress, 31 (4), 375-394.
  • Velez, M. J., Neves, P. (2017). The relationship between abusive supervision, distributive justice and job satisfaction: a substitutes for leadership approach. Revue Europeenne de Psychologie Appliquee, 67 (4), 187-198.
  • Velez, Maria João, Neves, Pedro (2016). Abusive supervision, psychosomatic symptoms, and deviance: can job autonomy make a difference?. Journal Of Occupational Health Psychology, 21 (3), 322-333.
  • Velez, Maria João, Neves, Pedro (2016). Dialética entre líderes e liderados: partilha de papéis no processo de liderança. Psychology Now - Revista Psicologia na Actualidade, 29 (Março), 55-68.
  • Costa, Sandra Pereira, Neves, Pedro (2015). Contratos psicológicos em tempos de crise. Psychology Now - Revista Psicologia na Actualidade, 27 (Novembro).
  • Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Neves, Pedro, Clegg, Stewart, Rego, Arménio (2015). Tales of the unexpected: discussing improvisational learning. Management Learning, 46 (5), 511-529.
  • González-Morales, M. Gloria, Neves, Pedro (2015). When stressors make you work: Mechanisms linking challenge stressors to performance. Work and Stress, 29 (3), 213-229.
  • Jingjing, Li, Guimarães Costa, Nuno, Neves, Pedro (2015). Chinese expatriates’ adjustment process in Portugal: on the road to guanxi replication. Management Research, 13 (3), 247-266.
  • Neves, Pedro, Champion, Stephen (2015). Core self-evaluations and workplace deviance: The role of resources and self-regulation. European Management Journal, 33 (5), 381-391.
  • Neves, Pedro, Story, Joana (2015). Ethical leadership and reputation: Combined indirect effects on organizational deviance. Journal of Business Ethics, 127 (1), 165-176.
  • Neves, Pedro (2015). Os desafios da promoção e assunção de riscos nas organizações. RH Magazine, (100).
  • Story, Joana, Neves, Pedro (2015). When corporate social responsibility (CSR) increases performance: Exploring the role of intrinsic and extrinsic CSR attribution. Business Ethics: A European Review, 24 (2), 111-124.
  • Almeida, P., Neves, Pedro (2014). Preparar a mudança organizacional: a importância do alinhamento estratégico e operacional. RH Magazine, 90, 72-74.
  • Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Clegg, Stewart, Rego, Arménio, Neves, Pedro (2014). Organizational improvisation: from the constraint of strict tempo to the power of the avant-garde. Creativity and Innovation Management, 23 (4), 359-373.
  • Neves, Pedro, Eisenberger, Robert (2014). Perceived organizational support and risk taking. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 29 (NA), 187-205.
  • Neves, Pedro (2014). Taking it out on survivors: Submissive employees, downsizing, and abusive supervision. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 87 (3), 507-534.
  • Rego, Arménio, Júnior, Dálcio Reis, Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Stallbaum, Gabriel, Neves, Pedro (2014). Store creativity mediating the relationship between affective tone and performance. Managing Service Quality, 24 (1), 63-85.
  • Silva, Tânia, Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Clegg, Stewart, Neves, Pedro, Rego, Arménio, Rodrigues, Ricardo A. (2014). Smells like team spirit: opening a paradoxical black box. Human Relations, 67 (3), 287-310.
  • Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Rego, Arménio, Clegg, Stewart, Neves, Pedro (2013). The case for transcendent followership. Leadership, 9 (1), 87-106.
  • Velez, Maria João Perdigão, Neves, Pedro (2013). O lado negro da liderança: quando os chefes se tornam abusivos. RH Magazine, 89 (NA), 24-29.
  • Neves, Pedro (2012). Confiança em tempos de crise. RH Magazine, 79, 26-30.
  • Neves, Pedro, Eisenberger, Robert (2012). Management communication and employee performance: the contribution of perceived organizational support. Human Performance, 25 (5), 452-464.
  • Neves, Pedro (2012). Organizational cynicism: Spillover effects on supervisor-subordinate relationships and performance. Leadership Quarterly, 23 (5), 965-976.
  • Neves, Pedro (2012). Repensar a resistência à mudança. Psychology Now - Revista Psicologia na Actualidade, 8 (Agosto), 112-122.
  • Neves, Pedro (2011). Building commitment to change: The role of perceived supervisor support and competence. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 20 (4), 437-450.
  • Eisenberger, Robert, Karagonlar, Gokhan, Stinglhamber, Florence, Becker, Thomas, Neves, Pedro, González-Morales, M. Gloria, Steiger-Mueller, Meta (2010). Leader-member exchange and affective organizational commitment: The contribution of supervisor's organizational embodiment. Journal Of Applied Psychology, 95 (6), 1085-1103.
  • Neves, Pedro, Caetano, António (2009). Commitment to change: Contributions to trust in the supervisor and work outcomes. Group and Organization Management, 34 (6), 623-644.
  • Neves, Pedro (2009). Readiness for change: contributions for employee's level of individual change and turnover intentions. Journal of Change Management, 9 (2), 215-231.
  • Neves, Pedro, Caetano, António (2006). Social exchange processes in organizational change: the roles of trust and control. Journal of Change Management, 6 (4), 351-364.
  • Schyns, Birgit, Neves, Pedro, Hall, Rosalie J. (2017). Handbook of methods in leadership research. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
  • Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Rego, Arménio, Cunha, Rita, Cabral-Cardoso, Carlos, Neves, Pedro (2016). Manual de comportamento organizacional e gestão. 8. ª ed. Editora RH.
  • Neves, Pedro, Guerra, Rita (2015). Teses em ciências sociais: dicas muito práticas. 1st ed. Silabo.
  • Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Rego, Arménio, Cunha, Rita, Cabral-Cardoso, Carlos, Neves, Pedro (2014). Manual de comportamento organizacional e gestão. 7. ª ed. Editora RH.
  • Neves, Pedro, Pereira Lopes, Miguel (2013). Comportamento organizacional no século XXI: diálogos entre a gestão e a academia.. 1ª ed. RH Editores.
  • Neves, Pedro (2011). Sucesso e mudança nas organizações: uma questão de confiança. 1ª ed. Editora RH.
  • López, Aníbal, Neves, Pedro (2020). The evaluative nature of entrepreneurial constraints. The entrepreneurial behaviour. : unveiling the cognitive and emotional aspect of entrepreneurship. Caputo, Andrea, Pellegrini, Massimiliano M. (Eds.), Emerald Publishing Limited, 311-323.
  • Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Giustiniano, Luca, Neves, Pedro, Rego, Arménio (2018). Improvising agility: organizations as structured-extemporaneous hybrids. Learning and innovation in hybrid organizations. : Strategic and organizational insights. Boccardelli, Paolo, Annosi, Maria Carmela, Brunetta, Federica, Magnusson, Mats (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 231-254.
  • Neves, Pedro, Schyns, Birgit (2018). Destructive uncertainty: The toxic triangle, implicit theories and leadership identity during organizational change. Organizational change. : Psychological effects and strategies for coping. Taylor and Francis Ltd., 131-141.
  • Schyns, Birgit, Neves, Pedro, Wisse, Barbara, Knoll, Michael (2018). Turning a blind eye to destructive leadership: the forgotten destructive leaders. What's Wrong With Leadership?. Improving Leadership Research and Practice. Riggio, Ronald E. (Eds.), Taylor and Francis Ltd., 189-206.
  • Schyns, Birgit, Neves, Pedro, Hall, Rosalie J. (2017). Introduction and overview. Handbook of Methods in Leadership Research. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 3-9.
  • Neves, Pedro, Costa, Sandra, Sá, Carlos (2013). Mudança organizacional: uma fusão em contexto hospitalar. 1ª ed. Comportamento organizacional no século XXI. : Diálogos entre a gestão e a academia. Neves, Pedro, Lopes, Miguel Pereira (Eds.), Editora RH, 165-180.
  • Velez, Maria João Perdigão, Neves, Pedro (2013). Impact of job autonomy and locus of control on physical exhaustion: the moderating role of leader member exchange . 1ª Edição ed. Percursos de Investigação em Psicologia Social e Organizacional. Edições Sílabo, Vol. Vol. V, 125-148.
  • Velez, Maria João Perdigão, Neves, Pedro (2013). Leader-member exchange and physical exhaustion: the roles of job autonomy and locus of control. Percursos da Investigação em Psicologia Social e Organizacional. Edições Sílabo, Vol. V, 125-148.
  • Neves, Pedro (2012). Team building. Gestão de Recursos Humanos de A a Z. Neves, A. L., Costa, R. F. D. (Eds.), Editora RH, 320-356.