Harris Sondak is Professor of Business Administration at the David Eccles School of Business and Adjunct Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. He is a member of the Management Department and a David Eccles Faculty Scholar. Dr. Sondak is also Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.
Dr. Sondak's research investigates the psychology of allocation decisions including two-party and multi-party negotiations and in market contexts, group process and decisions, and procedural justice and ethics. His research has been published in Group Decision and Negotiation, the Journal of Economic Psychology, Negotiation Journal the Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Research on Negotiation in Organizations, Social Justice Research, and Trends in Organizational Behavior. His teaching includes courses on groups, negotiations, creating and maintaining business relationships, managing conflict in organizations, competitive strategy, managing diversity, organizational behavior, consulting to non-profits, philosophy of social science, and business ethics and leadership. He has taught these subjects to executives, Ph.D. candidates, MBA students, and undergraduates from around the world. In 2008, Dr. Sondak was honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award by the University of Utah.
Dr. Sondak served as the Director of the Ph.D. program at the business school at the University of Utah, is on the editorial boards of leading academic journals, and was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Salt Lake Art Center in Salt Lake City.
Dr. Sondak received his B.A. in philosophy from the University of Colorado and his M.S. and Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Northwestern University. He was a member of the faculty of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University from 1990-1995 and has been a visiting faculty member at Duke University, the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India, and the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
1990 PHD Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
1988 Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
1982 BA University of Colorado
Psychology of allocation decisions including two-party and multi-party negotiations and in market contexts, group process and decisions, and procedural justice and ethics.
2008 Distinguished Teaching Award - University of Utah
2007 Outstanding Service Learning Faculty of the Year - Bennion Center / U of U
2007 University of Utah Civically Engaged Scholar - Utah Campus Compact
2006 Ph.D. Teaching Excellence Award - David Eccles School of Business
2004 Distinguished Service Award - David Eccles School of Business
- "The opportunities and challenges of workplace diversity: Theory, cases, and exercises." Prentice Hall. (2007)
- "Making Sense of the Phenomenology of Groups and Group Membership" Research in Managing Groups and Teams. vol. 4 (2002)
- "Gendered organizational order and negotiations research" Negotiation and Conflict Management Research. (2009)
- "Does fairness matter more to some than to others? The moderating role of workplace status on the relationship between procedural fairness perceptions and job satisfaction." Social Justice Research. vol. 20 (2007): 161-180
- "How does procedural justice shape the desirability of markets?" Journal of Economic Psychology. vol. 28 (2007): 78-92
- "Gain less pain: How to negotiate burdens." Harvard. (2006)