Sandra Brito Pereira
Sandra Brito Pereira
Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Management and Organizations

Sandra Brito Pereira studied in the UK, Cambridge (primary school) and in Lisbon and California (Palos Verdes) at secondary school. She has studied Law at Lisbon University (Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa) and worked for several years as a corporate lawyer in some large law firms in the city of Lisbon. She has also concluded studies in EC Law in Portugal and Italy, concluded an MBA and her Master’s Thesis in Business at Nova School of Business and Economics in Lisbon. She worked in the Government for some years as chief of staff of the Finance Minister and the Presidency of the Council of Ministers. She was a Board Member at Invesfer, the company responsible for the development of the real estate infrastructure of the Portuguese public railway company and at Carris (Public Transportation Tram and Bus Company) with several management responsibilities such as Real Estate Developer, Human Resources Development, Strategy and Organizational Development and International Relations Director. She has always simultaneously developed work as a consultant in the corporate management, social and human resources field and pursued an academic career teaching various subjects in the law and business areas. She has been at University of Hertfordshire in the UK for a doctoral program in Organisational Change and Organizational Psychology and recently at Columbia University with a Fulbright Scholarship as a Visitor Scholar. She has concluded her Phd in Organizational Psychology in 2014 and is currently Head of Knowledge at Jerónimo Martins.

2014 - PhD in Organizational Psychology, Hertfordshire University, UK, Columbia University, USA and ISPA, Lisbon

2001 - Master ´s degree in Business Management, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

1999 - MBA - Master ´s in Business and Administration, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

1991 - Bsc. in Law - Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa

  • Costa, Sandra, Daher, Pascale, Neves, Pedro, Velez, Maria João Perdigão (2022). The interplay between ethical leadership and supervisor organizational embodiment on organizational identification and extra-role performance. European Journal Of Work And Organizational Psychology, 31 (2), 214-225.
  • Neves, Pedro, Pires, Daniela, Costa, Sandra (2021). Empowering to reduce intentions to resist future change: organization-based self-esteem as a boundary condition. British Journal of Management, 32 (3), 872-891.
  • Cunha, Miguel Pina e, Neves, Pedro, Clegg, Stewart, Costa, Sandra, Rego, Arménio (2019). Paradoxes of organizational change in a merger context. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, 14 (3), 217-240.
  • Coyle-Shapiro, Jacqueline A.M., Pereira Costa, Sandra, Doden, Wiebke, Chang, Chiachi (2019). Psychological contracts: past, present, and future. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 6, 145-169.
  • Costa, Sandra Pereira, Neves, Pedro (2017). Forgiving is good for health and performance: How forgiveness helps individuals cope with the psychological contract breach. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 100, 124-136.
  • Costa, Sandra, Neves, Pedro (2017). It is your fault! How blame attributions of breach predict employees’ reactions. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 32 (7), 470-483.
  • Costa, Sandra, Neves, Pedro (2017). Job insecurity and work outcomes: The role of psychological contract breach and positive psychological capital. Work and Stress, 31 (4), 375-394.
  • Costa, Sandra Pereira, Neves, Pedro (2015). Contratos psicológicos em tempos de crise. Psychology Now - Revista Psicologia na Actualidade, 27 (Novembro).