Richard Gardner

Assistant Professor of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology
Expertise: Socialization, Ethics, Dysfunctional Behavior, Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Negotiation

Biography

Richard Gardner’s research focuses on the socialization and onboarding experience of newcomers, leadership, dysfunctional behaviors, negative interpersonal and organizational relationships, business ethics, and negotiations in business.

He also led a study on imposter syndrome, which was covered by outlets including BBC Radio, Psychology Today, Leadership Today

Prior to his academic career, Gardner worked in human resources within the healthcare industry.

Education

  • Ph.D., Management (Organizational Behavior/ Human Resources), Texas A&M University
  • M.P.A., Brigham Young University
  • B.S., Business Management, Brigham Young University

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Richard Gardner In The News

Newswise
June 3, 2020
You’ve probably felt it before. As a new hiree. In a challenging class. Or while making small talk with really, really smart people.
Leadership Today
May 18, 2020
Chances are that you will suffer from impostor syndrome at some point in your life. In this episode we explore what impostor syndrome is, why it occurs, and nine ways we can avoid feeling like a fraud.
The Daily Universe
February 10, 2020
Jenna Lindsey had always been a good student — school came easy to her. But when she came to BYU for the first time, she realized it was much more challenging than high school.
BBC Radio: All in the Mind
January 8, 2020
Claudia Hammond examines the psychological impact of living with a severe food allergy; why fraudulent feelings of "imposter syndrome" are more widespread than we realised.

Articles Featuring Richard Gardner

ResearchJune 3, 2020
Business professor and socialization researcher Richard Gardner offers tips for coping with unfounded paranoia that you’re not good enough.
unlv professor arya udry looks at a meteorite that she's holding up to the light
ResearchDecember 26, 2019
A collection of stories featuring interesting discoveries driven by UNLV that have made news in 2019.