David L. Patient

Associate Professor

David Patient has a law degree from the University College London, and an MBA and PhD from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. David's research, which focuses on effective managerial communication and employee motivation, has been published in top academic journals, including Journal of Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Studies, and Journal of Organizational Behavior.

At CATÓLICA-LISBON, David is Associate Dean, Academic Director of The Lisbon MBA, Academic Director of the Master in Psychology in Business and Economics, and Academic Director of the Executive Master in Management with a specialization in Leadership Development. He teaches courses in communication, organizational behavior, and human resources management in the MSc in Management, Master in Law and Business, The Lisbon MBA, Executive Master in Management, and CMU-Portugal PhD program. He also coordinates (with João Matos) two open enrolment executive education programs: “Three Pillars of Professional and Personal Success: Communicating, Persuading And Negotiating” and “Managing Difficult Conversations in Business”, and teaches in numerous in-house and open executive programs.

Prior to joining CATÓLICA-LISBON in 2006, David was a Lecturer in Business Communication at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. David has also worked as an independent provider of corporate writing and editing services to a variety of organizations, and as a marketing representative for IBM Canada.

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Systemic justice and burnout: a multilevel model

Haines, V. Y., III, Patient, D. L., Marchand, A. , Human Resource Management Journal (forthcoming), 2017
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Tell me who, and I’ll tell you how fair: A model of agent bias in justice reasoning

Cojuharenco, I., Marques, T. and Patient, D. L. , Group & Organization Management, 2017 Special Conceptual Issue (forthcoming), 2017
Book chapter

The “who” of organizational justice: Source effects on justice judgments

Marques, T., Patient, D., & Cojuharenco, I. , In C. Moliner, R. Cropanzano, & V. Martínez-Tur (Eds.), Organizational Justice: International Perspectives and Conceptual Advances., 2017
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It is time for justice: How time changes what we know about justice judgments and justice effects

Fortin, M.; German, H., Journal of Organizational Behavior, IRIOP Annual Review Issue, 2016
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Irina Cojuharenco & David L. Patient
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Toward a theory of intraorganizational attention based on desirability and feasibility factors

Barreto, I. & Patient, D.L., Strategic Management Journal, 2013
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Ilídio Barreto & David L. Patient
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Workplace fairness versus unfairness: Examining the differential salience of facets of organizational justice

Cojuharenco, I. & Patient, D., Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 2013
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Irina Cojuharenco & David L. Patient
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Bringing Together Different Perspectives on Ethical Leadership

Grover, S.L., Nadisic, T. & Patient, D.L., Journal of Change Management, 2012
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): David L. Patient
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Pitfalls of administering justice in an inconsistent world: Some reflections on the consistency rule

Patient, D.L., Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2011
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): David L. Patient
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Seeing the " forest" or the " trees" of organizational justice: Effects of temporal perspective on employee concerns about unfair treatment at work

Cojuharenco, I., Patient, D. & Bashshur, M.R., Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2011
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Irina Cojuharenco & David L. Patient
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Increasing interpersonal and informational justice when communicating negative news: The role of the manager's empathic concern and moral development

Patient, D.L. & Skarlicki, D.P., Journal of Management, 2010
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): David L. Patient
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Cleaning up the water law of British Columbia: A problemistic approach to rule changes

Schulz, M., Jennings, P.D. & Patient, D., Academy of Management 2008 Annual Meeting: The Questions We Ask, AOM 2008, 2008
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): David L. Patient
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Weber and legal rule evolution: The closing of the iron cage?

Jennings, P.D., Schulz, M., Patient, D., Gravel, C. & Yuan, K., Organization Studies, 2005
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): David L. Patient
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Understanding Workplace Envy through Narrative Fiction

Patient, D., Lawrence, T.B. & Maitlis, S., Organization Studies, 2003
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): David L. Patient