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Lucas Monzani

Assistant Professor, Organizational Behaviour

Lucas Monzani

Contact Information


  • Leadership
  • Organizational Commitment
  • Organizational Identification
  • Work Motivation
  • Occupational Health
  • Individual Performance
  • Social Loafing
  • Workplace Bullying

Research Publications

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Dr. Monzani is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at Ivey Business School (Western University). Previously, he was a lecturer in Leadership at the Graduate School of Management of Plymouth University (United Kingdom). Also, he is an associate researcher at both the Institute for Organizational Development and Quality of Work Life of the University of Valencia (Spain) and the and Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations at Goethe University (Frankfurt, Germany). Dr. Monzani completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership at the Ivey Business School of Western Ontario University (Canada). He holds a Ph.D. in Psychology of Human Resources by the University of Valencia and is an Erasmus Mundus Master in Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology.

His research interest lies within advanced concepts in organizational behavior, such as exemplary leadership, commitment to lead, and other topics bridging neuropsychology with Organizational behavior. Whenever possible, Lucas Monzani combines his research activities with his professional practice as an executive consultant. He has extensive experience in wide array of topics of corporate life, such as leadership potential assessment & development, executive coaching, advanced recruitment & selection techniques, virtual team-building. As a consultant, Dr. Monzani contributed to several leadership development projects within the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) of the United Nations.


  • 9085-IEL – MSc Ivey Essentials: Leadership course
  • EL3-9459-2-SATS International Study Trip South America (ROL)
  • 9951- IEL - MMA Program
  • 9459-1 AMBA International Study Trip

Programs Taught

  • HBA
  • MBA
  • MSc
  • AMBA
  • MMA


  • Ph.D. in Psychology of Human Resources. University of Valencia (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Master Erasmus Mundus in Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology. Joint diploma from the Universidad de Valencia(Spain) and Alma Mater Studiorum di Bologna (Italy)
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Monzani, L.; Bibic, K.; Haslam, S. A.; Kerschreiter, R.; Lemoine, J. E. W.; Steffens, N. K.; Akfirat, S. A.; Ballada, C. J. A.; Bazarov, T.; Aruta, J. J. B. R., et al., (Forthcoming), "Political Leaders' Identity Leadership and Civic Citizenship Behavior: The Mediating Role of Trust in Fellow Citizens and the Moderating Role of Economic Inequality", Political Psychology
  • Marques-Sule, E.; Espí-López, G. V.; Monzani, L.; Suso-Martí, L.; Rel, M. C.; Arnal-Gómez, A., 2023, "How does the continued use of the mask affect the craniofacial region? A cross‐sectional study", Brain and Behavior, July 13(7)
  • Bracht, E. M.; Monzani, L.; Boer, D.; Haslam, S. A.; Kerschreiter, R.; Lemoine, J. E.; Steffens, N. K.; Akfirat, S. A.; Avanzi, L.; Barghi, B., et al., 2023, "Innovation Across Cultures: Connecting Leadership, Identification, and Creative Behavior in Organizations", Applied Psychology, January 72(1): 348 - 388.
  • Hernandez Bark, A.; Monzani, L.; Van Dick, R., 2022, "I am one of you! Prototypicality as a Facilitator for female leaders", Frontiers in Psychology, October 13: 1 - 21.
  • Marques-Sule, E.; Arnal-Gomez, A.; Monzani, L.; Pallav, D.; López-Bueno, J. P.; Saveedra-Hernandez, P. T.; Espí-López, G. V., 2022, "Canoe polo Athletes' Anthropometric, Physical, Nutritional, and Functional Characteristics and Performance in a Rowing Task: Cross-Sectional Study", International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, October 19(20): 13518 - 13518.
  • Monzani, L.; Mateu, G.; Ripoll, P.; Lira, E. M.; Piero, J. M., 2022, "Managing in the new normal: Positive management practices elicit higher goal attainment, goal commitment, and perceived task efficacy than traditional management practices in remote work settings. An experimental study", Frontiers in Psychology, October 13: 1 - 19.
  • Monzani, L.; Frenzel, S.; Junker, N. M.; Bolatov, A.; Haslam, S. A.; Haslam, C.; Hausser, J. A.; Kark, R.; Mojzisch, L.; Reicher, S. D., et al., 2022, "How national leaders keep 'us' safe: A longitudinal, four-nation study exploring the role of identity leadership as a predictor of adherence to COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical interventions", Bmj Open, May 12(5): e054980 - e054980.
  • Frenzel, S. B.; Junker, N. M.; Avanzi, L.; Erkens, V. A.; Haslam, S. A.; Haslam, C.; Häusser, J. A.; Knorr, D.; Meyer, I.; Mojzisch, A., et al., 2022, "Perceptions of the Targets and Sources of COVID-19 Threat are Structured by Group Memberships and Responses are Influenced by Identification with Humankind", Psychologica Belgica, March 62(1): 75 - 88.
  • Seijts, G. H.; Monzani, L.; Woodley, H. J. R.; Mohan, G., 2022, "The Effects of Character on the Perceived Stressfulness of Life Events and Subjective Well-Being of Undergraduate Business Students", Journal of Management Education, February 46(1): 106 - 139.
  • Frenzel, S.; Junker, N.; Avanzi, L.; Bolatov, A.; Haslam, A. S.; Häusser, J.; Kark, R.; Meyer, I.; Mojzisch, A.; Monzani, L., et al., 2022, "A trouble shared is a trouble halved: The role of family identification and identification with humankind in well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic", British Journal Of Social Psychology, January 61(1): 55 - 82.
  • Van Dick, R.; Cordes, B. L.; Lemoine, J. E.; Steffens, N. K.; Haslam, S. A.; Akfirat, S. A.; Ballada, J. A.; Bazarov, T.; Aruta, J. J. B. R.; Avanzi, L., et al., 2021, "Identity Leadership, Employee Burnout, and the Mediating Role of Team Identification: Evidence from the Global Identity Leadership Development Project", International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • Monzani, L.; Mateu, G.; Martinez, J.; Hernandez Bark, A. S., 2021, "Reducing the cost of being the boss: Authentic leadership suppresses the effect of role stereotype conflict on antisocial behaviors in leaders and entrepreneurs", Frontiers In Psychology, November 12
  • Monzani, L.; Escartin, J.; Ceja, L.; Bakker, A. B., 2021, "Blending Mindfulness Practices and Character Strengths Increases Employee Wellbeing: A second-order meta-analysis and a follow-up Field Experiment", Human Resource Management Journal, November 31(4): 1025 - 1062.
  • Monzani, L.; Seijts, G. H.; Crossan, M. M., 2021, "Character matters: The network structure of leader character and its relation to follower positive outcomes", PLOS One, September 16(9): e0255940 - e0255940.
  • Knoll, M.; Götz, M.; Adriasola, E.; Al-Atwi, A. A.; Arenas, A.; Atitsogbe, K. A.; Barrett, S.; Bhattacharjee, A.; Blanco C, N. D.; Bogilovic, S., et al., 2021, "International Differences in Employee Silence Motives: Scale Validation, Prevalence, and Relationships with Culture Characteristics across 33 Countries", Journal of Organizational Behavior, June 42(5): 619 - 648.

For more publications please see our Research Database

Honours & Awards

  • Grant: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant - CAD $352,484. “Increasing Bystander Interventions during Sexual Harassment Incidents using Virtual Reality Methods”. Rawski, S (PI); Foster, J.; Monzani L.; Bailenson, J.
  • Grant: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Grant - CAD $152,012 "Developing and Embedding Leader Character in Organizations for Sustained Excellence” Crossan, M. M (PI); Monzani L.; Nguyen, B., Seijts G. H.
  • Grant: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Explore Grant - CAD $6,988 "Career empowerment and leadership: Maintaining sustainable careers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic" Grabarski, M.; Monzani L.; Roberson, J., Konrad, A. (PI)
  • Grant: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Connections Grant - 611-2018-0287 – CAD $ 23,000 “Regenerative Enterprise in Fragile Ecosystems” Branzei, O (PI); Paredo, A. M.; Muñoz, P.; ; Monzani, L; Dorado-Banaloche, S.
  • Grant: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant - CAD $64,928. “Towards a framework of Commitment to lead: Exploring individual, team and organizational outcomes”. Monzani L., (PI); Crossan, M. M.
  • Grant: CPA-Ivey Centre for Accounting & the Public Interest. Multidisciplinary project – CAD $ 19,450. “Corporate Governance and Managerial Opportunism: The Moderating Effect of Leader Character”. Monzani L., Huo, K., Sooy M.
  • Award: Western University, New International Research Network Award (NOA – NIRN) - CAD $5000 "The physiological correlates of leader character, and its influence on power and economic behavior." Role: Principal Investigator
  • Grant: European Commission under Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) scheme ( Horizon 2020 project - € RUC-APS - "Enhancing and implementing knowledge based ICT solutions within high risk and uncertain conditions for agriculture production systems (RUC-APS)", funded by European Commission under Marie Curie RISE scheme - Role: Co-investigator (Early Career)
  • Grant: Brescia University College - Western University (#09 – 2016) Research Grant - CAD $1136 “Leader character and gender: Does a women’s university make a difference?” Project Directors: Marlene Janzen Le Ber, Monzani, L.
  • Grant: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Partnership Development Grant -CAD $199,995 “Partnering to prevent workplace bullying using international and integrative perspectives” Project Director: Harlos, K. (Project Director) Co-investigators: * Axelrod, L., Burr, C., Hogh A. (CL), Josephson, W., Knoll M., Lee, R., Lewis, D., Monzani, L., O`Farrell, G., Peter, T., Taylor C. * Alphabetical order. (CL) = Collaborator
  • Grant: Spanish ministry of science and innovation (ECD/3628/2011) Joint research grant IDOCAL and CLBO, at Goethe University Frankfurt - € 3,900 “Authentic leadership, Prototypicality, and Organizational Identification” Project Directors: Monzani, L.; van Dick, R. Role: Project Coordinator, first author.
  • Grant: Generalitat Valenciana (GVPROMETEO2012-048) Funding for excellent research groups - € 2,100 “Negative emotions at the workplace” Project coordinators: Zurriaga R., Gonzales-Navarro P., Buunk, A. H Role & tasks: Experimental design, software development, and data collection.
  • Grant: Universidad de Valencia – (UV-BC-10-067) Beca pre-doctoral de colaboración en IDOCAL & UMIVALE, mutua de riesgo valenciana - € 1,800 “Work Absenteeism in Spain – 2009” Role & tasks: Analyses of secondary data, Report writing.
  • Grant: European Union scholarship Official EU master program - € 42,000 Erasmus Mundus Master on Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology (EM-WOP): Universidad de Valencia, Alma Master Studiorum di Bologna, Universidad de Barcelona, Universidad de Coimbra and Paris V (Rene Descartes).
  • Award: Best Paper Award - I Premio de Investigación Caballé-Gomar (€ 1,000) Espí-López GV, Zurriaga-Llorens R, Monzani L, Falla D. (2016), The effect of manipulation plus massage therapy versus massage therapy alone in people with tension-type headache. A randomized controlled clinical trial. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 52, 606-17
  • Award: Best Paper Award – Fundación Konrad Monzani L., Ripoll P., Peiró J. M. (2015), Winning the hearts and minds of followers: The interactive effects of follower’s emotional competencies and goal setting types on trust in leadership. Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología, 47, 1-21.
  • Award: Best Space station design award (Role: Team leader and human factors expert) European Space Agency –Space Station Design Workshop (SSDW 2208) Finalist Proposal: Group dynamics in microgravity (role: Experimental design, proposal development). European Space Agency – Student contest


  • Freelance consultant in Leadership and Executive Management: Executive assessment and coaching at Sourisseaux Partners Corporate Psychologists (Germany)
  • Senior administrative development and training at the Department of Peacekeeping Operations / Field support of the United Nations

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