Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Chair, Department of Global Leadership and Management

Knight Ridder Byron Harless Eminent Scholar Chair in Management

Eminent Scholar
Department of Global Leadership and Management

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 467
Miami, FL 33199

P: (305) 348-3307
E: sanchezj@fiu.edu


  • PhD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • Master of Science, Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
    Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Areas of Expertise

  • Competency Modeling and Job Analysis
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Human Resources Management
  • Performance Improvement

Professional Activities

Juan I. Sanchez is Professor of Management and International Business and Knight-Ridder Byron Harless Eminent Chair of Management at Florida International University. He has served as an elected member of the Academy of Management's Human Resource Division Executive Committee. He is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association. His research has received awards from the International Personnel Management Association and the National Society for Performance and Instruction. He serves in the advisory boards of a Florida-based corporation, HRMC, and a Texas-based corporation, SkillsNet. He is a Public Member of the U.S. State Department’s Board of Examiners of the Foreign Service, and a former advisor of the U.S. Social Security Administration’s Occupational Information Advisory Panel. Prof Sanchez has published approximately 20 book chapters and 100 articles in refereed journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal and Organizational Behavior, and Journal of International Business Studies, among others. He has served as associate editor for the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Group and Organization Management, and the International Journal of Selection and Assessment, among others. Prof Sanchez occasionally serves as an expert witness in cases involving human resource management disputes, and he has consulted with multiple organizations in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. He has also consulted with government agencies such as the National Academy of Sciences (three panels), the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Veterans Administration.

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Management Research
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Critical Thinking in Human Resource Management
  • Dissertation Preparation
  • Doctoral Research in Business Administration
  • Doctoral Seminar in Business Administration
  • Graduate Business Internship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Management Metrics
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Organization Design and Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior Management
  • Organizational Processes that Deliver Economic and
  • Performance and Talent Management
  • Personnel Selection and Placement
  • Reward Systems Management
  • Seminar In Management
  • Staffing Organizations

Refereed Journal Articles

Jang, S., Kim, E. S., Cao, C., Allen, T. D. & Sanchez, J. I. (2017). Measurement Invariance of the Satisfaction With Life Scale Across 26 Countries. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 48 (4), 560-576.

Qing, T. & Sanchez, J. I. (2017). Does paternalistic leadership promote innovative behavior? The interaction between authoritarianism and benevolence. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 47 (5), 235-246.

Paustian-Underdahl, S. C., Fainshmidt, S., Sanchez, J. I. , Misati, E., Zhao, Y. & Haiyan Zhang (IBM Smarter Workforce Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA). (2017). The Role of Economic Development and Perceived Growth Opportunities in Employee Reactions to M&As: A Study of the Merger Syndrome Across 29 Countries. Group and Organization Management. 42 (2), 163-194.

Brannick, M., Pearlman, K. & Sanchez, J. I. (2017). Work Analysis. Handbook of Employee Selection. 2nd, 134-161.

Salgado, J., Moscoso, S., Sanchez, J. I. & Berges, A. (2015). validity of the five-factor model and their facets: The impact of performance measure and facet residualization on the bandwidth-fidelity dilema. European Work &; Organizational Psychology. 24 (3), 325-349.

Spector, P. E., Liu, C. & Sanchez, J. I. (2015). Methodological and Substantive Issues in Conducting Multinational and Cross-Cultural Research. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior. 2, 101-131.

Wated, G. & Sanchez, J. I. (2015). Managerial Tolerance of Nepotism: The Effects of Individualism-Collectivism in a Latin American Context. Journal of Business Ethics. 130 (1), 45-57.

Allen, T. (2014). The Link between National Paid Leave Policy and Work-Family Conflict Among Married Working Parents. Applied Psychology: An International Review. 63 (1), 5-28.

Newburry, W., Gardberg, N. & Sanchez, J. I. (2014). Employer attractiveness in Latin America: The association among foreignness, internationalization and talent recruitment. Journal of International Management. 20 (3), 327-344.

Gomez, C. & Sanchez, J. (2013). Cultural boundaries of self-justification and prospect theories in escalation of commitment: A US ?Mexico comparison. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 24 (13), 2646-2656.

Sanchez, J. & Levine, E. L. (2012). The rise and fall of job analysis and the future of work analysis.  Annual Review of Psychology. 63, 397-425.

Yang, L., Spector, P. E., Sanchez, J., Allen, T. D. , Poelmans, S. & Cary L Cooper, Laurent M Lapierre, Michael P O'Driscoll, Nureya Abarca, Matilda Alexandrova, Alexandros-Stamatios Antoniou, Barbara Beham, Paula Brough, Ilker Çarikçi, Pablo Ferreiro, Guillermo Fraile, Sabine Geurts, Ulla Kinnunen, Chang-qin Lu, Luo Lu, Ivonne F Moreno-Velázquez, Milan Pagon, Horea Pitariu, Volodymyr Salamatov, Oi-ling Siu, Satoru Shima, Marion K Schulmeyer, Kati Tillemann, Maria Widerszal-Bazyl, Jong-Min Woo. (2012). Individualism-collectivism as a moderator of the work demands-strains relationship: A cross-level and cross-national examination.  Journal of International Business Studies. 43, 424-433.

Mayo, M., Sanchez, J. I. & Pastor, J. C. (2012). The palliative effect of supervisor and co-worker support: A source congruence approach to buffering role conflict and physical stressors.  International Journal of Human Resource Management. 23 (16), 3872-3889.

Bonache, J., Trullen, J. & Sanchez, J. (2011). Managing cross-cultural differences: Testing human resource models in Latin America.  Journal of Business Research.

Lievens, F., Sanchez, J. I., Bartram, D. & Brown, A. (2010). Lack of consensus among competency ratings of the same occupation: Noise or substance?.  Journal of Applied Psychology. 95 (3), 562-571.

Lu, L., Cooper, C. L., Kao, S., Chang, T., Allen, T. D. & Laurent M LaPierre,Michael P O'Driscoll,Steven A Poelmans,Juan Sanchez,Paul E Spector. (2010). Cross-cultural differences on work-to-family conflict and role satisfaction: A Taiwanese-British comparison.  Human Resource Management. 49 (1), 67-85.

Sanchez, J. (2010). Do not think globally, act locally: Managing centripetal and centrifugal forces in international assignments.  Universia Business Review. 27 (3), 72-87.

Moss, S., Sanchez, J. & Borkowski, N. (2009). The mediating role of feedback avoidance behavior in the LMX - Performance Relationship.  Group and Organization Management. 34 (6), 645-664.

Bonache, J., Sanchez, J. I. & Zarraga-Oberty, C. (2009). The interaction of expatriate pay differential and expatriate inputs on host country nationals? Pay unfairness.  International Journal of Human Resource Management. 20 (10), 2135-2149.

Sanchez, J. & Edward, L. L. (2009). What is (or should be) the difference between traditional job analysis and competency modeling?.  Human Resource Management Review. 19 (2), 53-63.

Lu, L., Kao, S., Cooper, C. L. , Allen, T., Lapierre, L. M. & O'Driscoll Michael,Poelmans Steven,Juan Sanchez,Spector E Paul. (2009). Work resources, work-to-family conflict, and its consequences: A Taiwanese-British cross-cultural comparison.  International Journal of Stress Management. 16 (1), 25-44.

Sanchez, J. I., Gomez, C. & Wated, G. (2008). A value-based framework for understanding managerial tolerance of bribery in Latin America.  Journal of Business Ethics. 83 (2), 341-352.

Lapierre, L., Spector, P. E., Allen, T., Steven, P., Cooper, C. & Michael O'Driscoll,Juan Sanchez,P. Brough,U. Kinnunen. (2008). Family-supportive organization perceptions, multiple dimensions of work-family conflict, and employee satisfaction: A test of model across five samples.  Journal of Vocational Behavior. 73 (1), 92-106.

Wated, G., Sanchez, J. & Gomez, C. (2008). A two-factor assessment of the beliefs that influence attitudes toward privatization.  Group and Organization Management. 33 (1), 107-136.

Lievens, F. & Sanchez, J. I. (2007). Can training improve the quality of inferences made by raters in competency modeling? A quasi-experiment.  Journal of Applied Psychology. 92 (3), 812-819.

Spector, P. E., Allen, T. D., Poelmans, S. A. & Sanchez, J. I. (2007). Cross-national differences in relationships of work demands, job satisfaction and turnover intentions with work-family conflict.  Personnel Psychology. 60 (4), 805-835.

Levine, E. & Sanchez, J. (2007). Evaluating work analysis in the 21st century.  Ergometrika. 4 (1), 1-11.

Wated, G. & Sanchez, J. I. (2006). The Role of Accent as a Work Stressor on Attitudinal and Health-related Work Outcomes.  International Journal of Stress Management. 13 (3), 329-350.

Wated, G. & Sanchez, J. I. (2005). The Effects of Attitudes, Subjective Norms, Attributions, and Individualism-Collectivism on Managers? Responses to Bribery in Organizations: Evidence from a Developing Nation.  Journal of Business Ethics. 61 (2), 111-127.

Gomez, C. & Sanchez, J. I. (2005). HR?s Strategic Role within MNC: Helping Build Social Capital in Latin America.  International Journal of Human Resource Management. 16 (12), 2189-2200.

Gomez, C. & Sanchez, J. I. (2005). Human Resource Control in MNCs: A Study of the Factors Influencing the Use of Formal and Informal Control Mechanisms.  International Journal of Human Resource Management. 16 (10), 1847-1861.

Spector, P., Allen, T. & Sanchez, J. I. (2005). An International Comparative Study of Work-family Stress and Occupational Strain.  Work and family: An international research perspective. 1 (1), 71-84.

Lievens, F. & Sanchez, J. I. (2004). Easing the Inferential Leap in Competency Modeling: The Effects of Task-Related Information and Subject Matter Expertise.  Personnel Psychology. 57 (4), 881-904.

Spector, P. E., Cooper, C. L., Poelmans, S., Tammy, A. D. , Michael, O. & Juan I Sanchez,O L Siu,Dewe P, et al.. (2004). A Cross-National Comparative Study of Work/family Stressors, Working Hours, and Well-Being: China and Latin America vs. the Anglo World.  Personnel Psychology. 57 (1), 119-142.

Paul, S. E., Sanchez, J. I., Siu, O. L. & et al., (2004). Eastern Versus Western Control Beliefs at Work: An Investigation of Secondary Control, Socioinstrumental Control, and Work Locus of Control in China and the US.  Applied Psychology: An International Review. 53 (1), 38-60.

Sanchez, J. I. & Medkik, N. (2004). The Effects of Diversity Awareness Training on Differential Treatment.  Group and Organization Management. 29 (4), 517-536.

Sanchez, J. I. (2004). Conflictul Munca-Familie la Managerii din Romania. Un Studiu Correlational [Work-family Conflict Related to Managers in Romania. A Correlational Study].  Psihologia Resurselor Umane. 2 (2), 16-22.

Moss, S. & Sanchez, J. I. (2004). The Feedback Gap: Leveraging Organizational Learning through Meaningful and Effective Dialogue about Employee Performance.  Academy of Management Executive. 18 (1), 32-46.

Poelmans, S., Spector, P. E., Cooper, C. L. & Sanchez, J. I. (2003). A Cross-National Comparative Study of Work/family Demands and Resources.  International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management. 3 (3), 453-470.

Sanchez, J. I. (2003). A Comparison Between Trends Perceived to Affect Human Resource Management in Europe and the US.  International Journal of Organizational Analysis. 11 (2), 153-160.

Sanchez, J. I. & Kepir-Sinangil, H. (2003). Scanning the Environment of Human Resources Management in Europe and in the U.S.: So Far and Yet so Close.  International Journal of Organizational Analysis. 11 (2), 153-160.

O'Driscoll, M. P., Poelmans, S., Spector, P. E. & Sanchez, J. I. (2003). Family-responsive Interventions, Perceived Organizational Support, Work-family Conflict, and Psychological Strain.  International Journal of Stress Management. 10 (4), 326-344.

Sanchez, J. I. (2002). The Pitfalls of Poor Psychometric Properties: A Rejoinder to Hofstede's Reply to Us.  Applied Psychology: An International Review. 51 (1), 174-178.

Sanchez, J. I. (2002). The Effects of Temporal Separation on the Relations Between Self-reported Work Stressors and Strains.  Organizational Research Methods. 5 (2), 173-183.

Sanchez, J. I. (2002). A Twenty-four Nation/Province Study of Work Locus of Control, Well-being and Individualism: How Generalizable are Western Work Findings?.  Academy of Management Journal. 45 (2), 453-466.

Sanchez, J. I. (2001). An International Study of the Psychometric Properties of the Hofstede Values Survey Module 1994: A Case of Poor Internal Consistency.  Applied Psychology: An International Review. 50 (2), 269-281.

Sanchez, J. I. (2001). Selection or Training? A Two-fold Test of the Validity of Job-Analytic Ratings of Trainability.  Journal of Business and Psychology. 15 (3), 369-363.

Sanchez, J. I. (2000). Adapting Work Analysis to a Fast-paced and Electronic Business World.  International Journal of Selection &; Assessment. 8 (4), 207-215.

Sanchez, J. I. (2000). The Practice of Competency Modeling.  Personnel Psychology. 53 (3), 703-740.

Sanchez, J. I. & Levine, E. L. (2000). Accuracy or Consequential Validity: Which is the Better Standard for Job Analysis Data.  Journal of Organizational Behavior. 21 (7), 809-818.

Sanchez, J. I. (2000). Adapting to a Boundaryless World: A Developmental Model of the Expatriate Executive.  Academy of Management Executive. 14 (2), 96-106.

Sanchez, J. I. (1999). Adopting High-involvement HR Practices: The MediatingRole of Benchmarking.  Group and Organization Management. 24 (4), 478-461.


Sanchez, J. I. (2010). A database for a changing economy. Review of the occupational information network. Washington DC, District of Columbia: The National Academies Press.

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