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Andrew Brodsky

Andrew Brodsky
CBA 4.254 (512) 471-6143
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Assistant Professor



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 workplace communication and work time utilization. Andrew has conducted research around the world in organizations such as Novo Nordisk, PricewaterhouseCoopers, BombBomb, and KinderWorld Education Group. His work has been covered in media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, 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.
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.
Andrew Brodsky. 2014. Slip of the Keyboard: How Unintentional Cues Convey Email-Sender Emotions, in Academy of Management Proceedings, 2014 (1), 16001.