Francisca Saldanha is a PhD student in the OB/HRM Doctoral Program working under the supervision of Dr. Laurie Barclay.
Francisca is currently exploring how people recover from injustice and the role of positive emotions in this process. She also has several ongoing projects with Dr. David Patient at Catolica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics exploring how people can effectively deliver bad news.
Delivery of Bad News
Recipient of an Ontario Trillium Scholarship.
Recipient of a Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation Research Grant.
Barclay, L. J., & Saldanha, M. F. (in press). Recovering from organizational injustice: New directions in theory and research. In M. Ambrose & R. Cropanzano (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Justice in Work Organizations. Oxford.
Patient, D. L., Saldanha, M. F., & Domingues, J. (forthcoming). Más notícias – A importância de como, quando e por quem são comunicadas (Bad news – The importance of how, when and by whom it is communicated). In P. Neves & M. Lopes (Eds.), Comportamento organizacional no século XXI: Diálogos entre a gestão e a academia (Organizational behavior in the XXIst century: Dialogues between management and academia). Lisboa: Editora RH.
Saldanha, M. F., Carvalho, C., & Peralta, C. F. (2012). Tradução e validação da escala Linear/Nonlinear Thinking Style Profile para o contexto português (Translation and validation of the scale Linear/Nonlinear Thinking Style Profile for the Portuguese context). In C. Carvalho, P. R. Lourenço, & C. F. Peralta (Eds.), A emoção nas organizações (Emotions in Organizations) (pp. 137-153). Viseu: Psicossoma.
Patient, D. L., & Saldanha, M. F. (2013, May). The effect of context on communicator interactional justice when giving bad news: A qualitative exploration. In C. Moliner & V. Martínez-Tur (Chairs), Organizational justice: A multi-method approach. Symposium accepted for presentation at the 16th Conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, Münster, Germany.
Patient, D. P., & Saldanha, M. F. (2013, April). Interpersonal justice, professional identification, and employee responses to organizational restructuring. In D. L. Patient, T. Melkonian, & G. Soenen (Chairs), Fairness in the maelstrom: Organizational justice during large-scale organizational change. Symposium accepted for presentation at the 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, Texas, United States of America.
Saldanha, M. F., & Patient, D. L. (2012, September). The effects of physician expertise on patient interactional justice perceptions and reactions to negative news. In S. Decoster (Chair), Context shaping fairness and morality in organizations. Symposium presented at the 14th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Justice Research, Rishon LeZion, Israel.
Patient, D. L., Kulik, C., & Saldanha, M. F. (2012, September). Outcome severity, interactional justice, and physician communication of negative news. In I. Cojuharenco & D. Patient (Chairs), New research on boundary conditions in organizational justice. Symposium presented at the 14th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Justice Research, Rishon LeZion, Israel.
Patient, D. L., Kulik, C., & Saldanha, M. F. (2012, June). Getting bad news from your physician: The impact of interactional justice on patient reactions. Paper presented at the International Round Table: Innovations in Organizational Justice, Nice, France.
Saldanha, M. F., Peralta, C. F., Carvalho, C., Lopes, P. (2012, April). Teachers’ burnout: The role of gender and coping in the relationship between emotional exhaustion and depersonalization. Paper presented at the 4th Association for Teacher Education in Europe Winter Conference, Coimbra, Portugal.
Patient, D. L., Kulik, C., & Saldanha, M. F. (2012, April). Interactional justice, message severity, and physician communication of negative news. Paper presented at the 27thAnnual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, California, United States of America.
Saldanha, M. F., Carvalho, C., & Peralta, C. F. (2011, May). A development process of emotional labor and burnout in university professors: The role of linear/nonlinear thinking styles and organizational commitment. Paper presented at the 15th Conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, Maastricht, The Netherlands.