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Ephrat Livne-Ofer

Ephrat Livne-Ofer

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-100
New York, NY 10012



Professor Ephrat Livne-Ofer joined New York University Stern School of Business as an adjunct professor of Management and Organizations in January 2017. She teachers Management and Organizations.

Professor Livne-Ofer’s research focuses on employee-organization relationships and on factors that contribute to or inhibit their success. As a part of her work, she developed a scale to measure employees’ perceptions of exploitation by their organization, and has investigated the antecedents and consequences of such perceptions. Her research demonstrates the detrimental effects of exploitative employee-organization relationships on organizations and on individual employees. Professor Livne-Ofer has also examined the explanatory power of certain personality constructs and their impact on helping behaviors, and has co-authored work that has been published in Human Resource Management Review and in the Journal of Personality Assessment.

Professor Livne-Ofer received her Ph.D in Management (the Employment Relations and Organizational Behavior Group) from The London School of Economics and Political Science. She holds a B.A., B.Sc and an M.B.A from Tel-Aviv University and an M.Sc in Employment Relations and Organizational Behavior from The London School of Economics and Political Science.

Research Interests

  • The employee-organization relationship
  • Workplace exploitation
  • Personality

Academic Background

PhD, Management, 2015
The London School of Economics

MSc, Employment Relations and Organizational Behavior, 2008
The London School of Economics

MBA, 2005
Tel-Aviv University

BSc,BA, 2002
Tel-Aviv University

Selected Publications

Moon, H., Livne, E., & Marinova, S. (2013)
Understanding the independent influence of duty and achievement striving when predicting the relationship between conscientiousness and organizational cultural profiles and helping behaviors.

Moon, H. & Livne, E. (2011)
The past and future of personality utility: Improving predictive ability through item-based precision and factor interdependence.