Wilfred Zerbe


  • Professor
  • Organizational Behaviour
Contact Information
Ph: 709.864.8854
Em: wzerbe@mun.ca
Office: BN-3012
Personal Profile

Dr. Wilfred J. Zerbe's research interests focus on emotions in organizations, organizational research methods, service sector management, business ethics and leadership. His publications have appeared in books and journals including The Academy of Management Review, Industrial and Labour Relations Review, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Psychology, Journal of Services Marketing and Journal of Research in Higher Education. He is co-chair of the bi-annual Conference on Emotions in Organizational Life and co-editor of the annual series, Research on Emotions in Organizations. His teaching specialties include leadership, managerial skill development, business negotiations, cross-cultural leadership and organizational behaviour.

Prior to joining Memorial University, Dr. Zerbe was a faculty member at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, where he held positions as associate dean (MBA), and associate dean (executive education). Dr. Zerbe received his PhD from the University of British Columbia in commerce and business administration and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology.

  • Hartel, C., Zerbe, W. J., & Ashkanasy, N. (2015). Research on Emotions in Organizations, Volume 11: New Ways of
    Studying Emotion in Organizations. Bingley, UK: Emerald/JAI.
  • Ashkanasy, N., Zerbe, W. J., & Hartel, C. (2014). Research on Emotions in Organizations, Volume 10: Emotions and the Organizational Fabric. Bingley, UK: Emerald/JAI.
  • Zerbe, W.J., Ashkanasy, N. and Hartel, C. (Eds.) 2013. Research on Emotions in Organizations, Volume 9: Individual Perspectives on Emotion, Emerald/JAI, Bingley, UK
  • Ashkanasy, N., Hartel, C. and Zerbe, W.J. (Eds.) 2012. Research on Emotions in Organizations, Volume 8: Experiencing and Managing Emotions in the Workplace, Emerald/JAI, Bingley, UK
  • Hartel, C., Ashkanasy, N. and Zerbe, W.J. (Eds.) 2011. Research on Emotions in Organizations, Volume 7: What Have We Learned? Ten Years On, Emerald/JAI, Bingley, UK
  • Zerbe, W.J., Hartel, C. and Ashkanasy, N. (Eds.) 2010. Research on Emotions in Organizations, Volume 6: Emotions in Learning, Creativity and Innovation, Emerald/JAI, Bingley, UK