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Sharon Sheridan

Sharon Sheridan

Assistant Professor of Management

Office: BUS 420D


 Educational Background

    Ph.D. Management
    University of Central Florida 2017

    MS Decision and Information Sciences
    University of Florida 2004

    BS Decision and Information Sciences
    University of Florida 2003

Courses Taught

  • Current: Organizational Behavior
  • Principles of Management
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Compensation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategy
  • Organizational Behavior


Sharon Sheridan is an Assistant Professor of Management at Clemson University. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Central Florida. Her research explores the bright and dark side of interpersonal relationships at work, with a particular emphasis on leader behavior and positive emotions. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Human Performance and the Journal of Business and Psychology. Prior to entering academia, Sharon was a consulting manager for KPMG where she led global engagement teams providing information technology services to an array of Fortune 500 firms. She enjoys spending time hiking, boating, and cooking with her husband and children.

Research Publications

  • Locklear, L., Sheridan, S., & Kong, D. T. 2022. Appreciating Social Science Research on Gratitude: An Integrative Review for Organizational Scholarship on Gratitude in the Workplace. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
  • Sheridan, S., & Ambrose, M. L. (2020) My cup runneth over: A daily study of the energy benefits for supervisors who feel appreciated by their subordinates. Journal of Management.
  • Rice, D.B., Young, N.C.J. & Sheridan, S. Improving employee emotional and behavioral investments through the trickle-down effect of organizational inclusiveness and the role of moral supervisors. J Bus Psychol (2020).
  • Sharon Sheridan, Craig Crossley, Ryan M. Vogel, Marie S. Mitchell & Rebecca J. Bennett (2019) Intending to Leave But No Place to Go: An Examination of the Behaviors of Reluctant Stayers, Human Performance, 32:2, 53-68, DOI: 10.1080/08959285.2019.1578964


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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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