Francisca Saldanha

Bio

 
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.

 

Research Interests

 
Justice
Emotions
Delivery of Bad News
 

Selected Awards

 

Recipient of an Ontario Trillium Scholarship.
 
Recipient of a Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation Research Grant.
 
 

Publications

 

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.

Peralta, C. F., & Saldanha, M. F. (in press). Knowledge-centered culture and knowledge sharing: The moderator role of trust propensity. Journal of Knowledge Management.

 

Patient, D. L., Saldanha, M. F., & Domingues, J. (2013). 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.

 
 

Presentations

 
Barclay, L., & Saldanha, M. F. (2014, August). The power of the written word: Enhancing forgiveness through expressive writing. In Mitchell, M. S., & Zipay, K. (Chairs), Kindhearted reactions to the offenses of others: Understanding the power of words. Symposium accepted for presentation at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. 

Peralta, C. F., Saldanha, M. F., & Carvalho, C. (2013, July). Linear nonlinear thinking style profile: Measurement invariance, construct validity, and balance indicators. Paper presented at the 12th European Conference on Psychological Assessment, San Sebastian, Spain.

Patient, D. L., Meneses, R., & Saldanha, M. F.
(2013, June). Greater truths, lesser truths: When and why surgeons lie to patients. Paper presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Organizational Justice and Behavioral Ethics, Toulouse, France.

Saldanha, M. F., & Patient, D. L., (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 presented 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 27th Annual 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.