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Oklahoma State University



Department of Management
Associate Professor

Phone: 405-744-5193


  • Ph D, Michigan State University, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, 2011
  • MBA, Michigan State University, HR Management, 2005
  • BA, University of Macedonia, International Economics and Politics, 2003


  • Artemis Boulamatsi, T. Smith, Nikolaos Dimotakis, B. Tepper, L. Luccianetti, C. Reina, and B. Runnals. "“How dare you?!”: A self-verification perspective on how performance influences the effects of abusive supervision on job embeddedness and subsequent turnover.". Personnel Psychology (Forthcoming).
  • Chris Rosen, Nikolaos Dimotakis, Michael Cole, Shannon Taylor, Lauren Simon, Troy Smith, and Chris Reina. (2020). "When challenges hinder: An investigation of when and how challenge stressors impact employee outcomes.". Journal of Applied Psychology. (105), 10, 1181–1206.
  • Nikolaos Dimotakis, Lisa Schurer Lambert, S. Fu, B. Tepper, T. Smith, B. Runnals, and T. Maurer. (2022). "Gains and losses: Week-to-week changes in leader-follower relationships.". Academy of Management Journal (Forthcoming).
  • Joel Koopman, James Conway, Nikolaos Dimotakis, Bennett J Tepper, Young Eun Lee, Steven G Rogelberg, and Robert B Lount. (2021). "Does CWB repair negative affective states, or generate them? Examining the moderating role of trait empathy.". Journal of Applied Psychology. (106), 10, 1493-1516.
  • Kurt Dirks, Patrick Sweeney, Nikolaos Dimotakis, and Todd Woodruff. (2021). "Understanding the change and development of trust and the implications for new leaders.". Journal of Business Ethics (Forthcoming).
  • Q. Fu, L. M. Greco, A. C. Lennard, and N. Dimotakis. (2020). "Anxiety Responses to the Unfolding COVID-19 Crisis: Patterns of Change in the Experience of Prolonged Exposure to Stressors". Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • A. Nederveen Pieterse, J. R. Hollenbeck, D. van, M. Spitzmuller, Nikolaos Dimotakis, E. Karam, and D. Sleesman. (2019). "Hierarchical leadership versus self-management in teams: Goal orientation diversity as moderator of their relative effectiveness.". Leadership Quarterly. (30), 6,
  • Bennett J. Tepper, Nikolaos Dimotakis, Lisa S. Lambert, Wongun Goo, Joel Koopman, Fadel Matta, and Heeman Park. (2018). "Examining follower responses to transformational leadership from a dynamic person-environment fit perspective.". Academy of Management Journal. (61), 4, 1343-1368.
  • Nikolaos Dimotakis, Deb Mitchell, and Todd J. Maurer. (2017). "Assessment center feedback and future feedback seeking: Effects on career outcomes.". Journal of Applied Psychology. (102), 11, 1514–1527.
  • Remus Ilies, Ann Peng, Krishna Savani, and Nikolaos Dimotakis. (2013). "Guilty and helpful: An emotion-based reparatory model of voluntary work behavior". Journal of Applied Psychology. (98), 6, 1051-1059.
  • Sean T Hannah, John M Schaubroeck, Ann Peng, Bruce J Avolio, Steve WJ Koslowski, Robert G Lord, Linda K Trevino, Nikolaos Dimotakis, and Joseph Doty. (2013). "Joint influences of individual and work unit abusive supervision on ethical intentions and behaviors: A moderated mediation model.". Journal of Applied Psychology. (98), 6, 579-592.
  • Nikolaos Dimotakis, R. Ilies, and T. A. Judge. (2013). "Experience sampling methodology.". New York: NY: Routledge/Psychology Press.
  • John M. Schaubroeck, Sean T. Hannah, Bruce J. Avolio, Steve W. J. Koslowski, Robert G. Lord, Linda K. Trevino, Nikolaos Dimotakis, and Ann Peng. (2012). "Embedding ethical leadership within and across organization levels.". Academy of Management Journal. (55), 5, 1053-1078.
  • Jennifer L. Spranger, Stephen M Colarelli, Nikolaos Dimotakis, Annalyn C. Jacob, and Richard D. Arvey. (2012). "Effects of kin density within family-owned businesses.". Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. (119), 2, 151-162.
  • Nikolaos Dimotakis, Robert B. Davison, and John R. Hollenbeck. (2012). "Team structure and regulatory focus: The impact of regulatory fit on team dynamics.". Journal of Applied Psychology. (97), 2, 421-434.
  • Nikolaos Dimotakis, Donald Conlon, and Remus Ilies. (2012). "The mind and heart of the negotiator: Personality and contextual determinants of cardiac arousal and tangible and intangible outcomes in negotiation.". The Journal of Applied Psychology. (97), 1, 183-193.
  • Nikolaos Dimotakis, Brent A. Scott, and Joel Koopman. (2011). "An experience sampling investigation of workplace interactions, affective states, and employee well-being.". Journal of Organizational Behavior. (32), 572-588.
  • Timothy A Judge, Remus Ilies, and Nikolaos Dimotakis. (2010). "Are health and happiness the product of wisdom? The relationship of general mental ability to educational and occupational attainment, health, and well-being.". Journal of Applied Psychology. (95), 3, 454.
  • Remus Ilies, Nikolaos Dimotakis, and Irene De Pater. (2010). "Psychological and physiological reactions to high workloads: Implications for well-being.". Personnel Psychology. 63, 407-436.

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Oklahoma State University, Associate Professor, August 2019
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Assistant Professor, August 2017
  • Georgia State University, August 2011 - July 2017
  • Michigan State University, Research Assistant, 2005
  • Agricultural Bank of Greece, Human Resource Intern, 2004
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Assistant to the Special Advisor, 2002 - 2003

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 4543 (4 Semesters)
  • MGMT 5543 (2 Semesters)
  • MGMT 6553 (5 Semesters)
  • MGMT 6453 (1 Semester)
  • BADM 6100 (4 Semesters)