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Guy Itzchakov


Guy Itzchakov

Associate Professor, Department of Human Services, University of Haifa


Dr. Guy Itzchakov is an Associate Professor at the University of Haifa, Department of Human Services, where he directs the “Interpersonal Listening and Social Influence” lab.  Guy received his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2017 and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, in 2018-2019. His focal line of research draws on Carl Rogers’s theory and focuses on how attentive and non-judgmental listening facilitates a change in the speakers’ emotions and cognitions. His research has appeared in journals such as Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and the Harvard Business Review. He has also published a chapter about the role of listening for understanding in negotiation in the book: The Negotiator's desk reference. Guy is currently conducting research about the effects of listening training on the relationships between employees at the workplace and its organizational outcomes.