Murray R. Barrick

Murray Barrick is a University Distinguished Professor and the Whatley Chair at the Mays Business School at Texas A & M University. Previously, he was a faculty member at the University of Iowa and a Professor at Michigan State University. 

His research focuses on personality and its interaction with situational predictors (job and social characteristics, leadership and culture) and their joint relationship on work motivation and performance. He also studies the importance of Fit to the Organization, executive team success and the role of the CEO, and also considers the role of strategy implementation. He also has examined the influence candidate self-presentation tactics have during an employment interview. Barrick has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management ReviewJournal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, among others. His work has been highly cited, with over 45,000 google scholar citations to date.