University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Andrew Brodsky

Assistant Professor

Department: Management

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CBA 4.254

Biography Andrew Brodsky is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at the McCombs School of Business. He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research centers on individual work-based technology usage and workplace communication challenges, with a particular interest in the overlapping area of workplace virtual communication. Andrew has conducted research, consulted, and led training around the world in organizations such as Novo Nordisk, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Dell Technologies, BombBomb, and KinderWorld Education Group. His work has been covered in media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, NPR, Fast Company, and CNBC.
H. Blunden and Andrew Brodsky. Beyond the Emoticon: Are There Unintentional Cues of Emotion in Email? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, forthcoming.
Andrew Brodsky. Virtual Surface Acting in Workplace Interactions: Choosing the Best Technology to Fit the Task. Journal of Applied Psychology, forthcoming.
Ethan Bernstein, Hayley Blunden, Andrew Brodsky, Wonbin Sohn, and Ben Waber. 2020. The Implications of Working without an Office. Harvard Business Review, Digital Big Ideas Feature, July 15.
Andrew Brodsky and T. M. Amabile. 2018. The Downside of Downtime: The Prevalence and Work Pacing Consequences of Idle Time at Work. Journal of Applied Psychology 103(5), 496-512.
M. R. Parke, J. M. Weinhardt, Andrew Brodsky, S. Tangirala, and S. E. DeVoe. 2018. When Daily Planning Improves Employee Performance: The Importance of Planning Type, Engagement, and Interruptions. Journal of Applied Psychology 103(3), 300-312.
Andrew Brodsky. 2017. Writing Resonant Emails, in HBR Guide to Emotional Intelligence, Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review, May.
Andrew Brodsky. 2015. The Dos and Don'ts of Work Email, from Emojis to Typos. Harvard Business Review (Digital Article) April.
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