Chris Meyer


Chris Meyer is an Associate Professor at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He studies human interactions and teams in organizations with a focus on negotiation, motivation, and emotion. Chris is an award-winning professor who teaches negotiation and organizational behavior at the graduate and undergraduate level. Prior to his graduate work, Chris held sales and management positions in several high tech and start-up organizations.

Academic Work

Meyer, C. J., McCormick, B., & Osler, M. (2019). Negotiation lessons from former wiseguy, Michael FranzeseJournal of Management Inquiry, 28(4), 431-440.

Meyer, C. J. (2019). Breaking the Paradigm: Using Literary Fiction as a Negotiation Case Study.  College Teaching, 67(4), 1.

Meyer, C. J., Schoen, J. E., Klinefelter, D. A. (2014). Campbell-Lessing Farms, In Lewicki & Barry (Eds.),  Negotiation: Readings, Exercises, and Cases 6E, New York: McGraw-Hill, Irwin.

Meyer, C. J. (2013). A new perspective on coalitions: What motivates membership?  Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 17, 124-136.

Meyer, C. J., McCormick, B., Clement, A., Woods, R., & Fifield, C.  (2012). Scissors cut paper: Proactive and contingent strategies in a conflict situation.  International Journal of Conflict Management, 23, 344-361.

Wagner, J. A. III, Humphrey, S. E., Meyer, C. J., & Hollenbeck, J. R. (2012). Individualism-collectivism and team member performance: Another look.  Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33, 946-963.

Zinko, R. A., Ferris, G. R., Humphrey, S. E., Meyer, C. J., & Aime, F.  (2011). The nature of personal reputation in organizations: Two complementary studies aimed at construct and criterion-related validity.  Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 85, 156-180.

Humphrey, S. E., Hollenbeck, J. R., Meyer, C. J., & Ilgen, D. R. (2011). Personality configurations in self-managed teams: A natural experiment on the effects of maximizing and minimizing variance in traits.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41, 1701-1732.

Ross, W. H., Meyer, C. J., Chen, J. C. V., & Keaton, P. (2009). The role of human resource management in protecting information at telecommunications firms.  Journal of Information Privacy & Security, 5, 49-77.

Courses in: Negotiation, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Structure, Leadership, Power and Influence, Team Development and Performance

Classes in Programs including:

  • Executive Continuing Education¬†
  • Executive MBA
  • Online MBA
  • Weekend MBA
  • Traditional MBA
  • International MBA Programs
  • Undergraduate Programs
  • PhD Student Committee Member

Featured Speaker for International and Regional Meetings
     Topics include: Negotiation, Power, Emotion, and Organizational Fairness

Executive Education Sessions 
     Topics include: Negotiation, Leadership, Teams, Emotions, and Organizational Structure

Seminars for Small and Closely Held Businesses
     Topics include: Negotiation, Ethics, Change Management, and Team Dynamics

Negotiation Training for Entrepreneurs 
     Topics include: Negotiation, Ethics, and Power

Training Sessions for Sales
     Topics include: Negotiation, Ethics, Framing Information, and Team Development

Training Sessions for Leadership
     Topics include: Team Development and Team Leadership

Training Sessions and Expertise in Online Content delivery 
     Topics include: Online Training, Video Development, and Course Planning

Individual Consulting on Specific Negotiations

Educational Background

Awards and Honors

Professional Membership