BARBARA "Ariel" BLAIR portrait
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Management Department

Research Keywords

  • Multicultural team effectiveness
  • Minority Dissent
  • Leadership and Followership
  • Innovation
  • Employee Voice


  • BARBARA ALAINE BLAIR, & Figueroa Anderson, A. N., Stillwell, A., Tenney, E. R., & Calzado Real, T. (2022) Microaggressions Suppress Workplace Voice… Accountability Can Help. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/17/2022.
  • B. Ariel Blair (2019) Design & Analysis Process: Did anything go wrong?. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/26/2019.
  • B. Ariel Blair, & Tamara Calzado-Real. (2019) The Threat of Stereotypes at Eccles School Week Symposium "Creating Our Inclusive Future". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/26/2019.
  • B. Ariel Blair, & Tamara Calzado-Real. (2018) Cultural Differences in Followership, Dissent, and Voice. Conference Paper, Presented, 01/04/2018.
  • Ariel Blair, & Bret Levine, Maren Dollwet, Liina Edun. (2014) What makes multicultural teams effective? A study of trust, goals, language, and values. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/23/2014.
  • B. Ariel Blair (2014) Cross-cultural implications for dissent. Conference Paper, Presented, 01/2014.
  • B. Ariel Blair (2012) Effects of Power Distance on antecedents to innovation. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/2012.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Jamaica
    Collected data at the University of the West Indies (MONA).
  • Japan
  • Spain
  • Thailand
    Maintain professional relationships with professors at Chulalongkorn University and Kasetsart University. I have collected data at both universities.


  • B. Ariel Blair & Wendy Fox-Kirk (2021). The Colonization of Cross-Cultural Leadership and Followership Research. Routledge. Discipline based - refereed, Accepted, 03/26/2021.
  • Blair, B. A. & Bligh, M. C. (2018). Looking for leadership in all the wrong places: The impact of culture on proactive followership and follower dissent. United Kingdom : Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Vol. 74, 129-143. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 03/2018.
  • Blair, B. A. (2016). Followers alert a leader. (pp. 23-30). Emerald Group Publishing. Discipline based - refereed, Published, 11/2016.
  • Ariel Blair & Bill Jensen (2005). Listen to your inner voice. (pp. 33-36). Harper Business. Practice - other, Published, 05/2005.