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Understanding Reactions to Organizational Surveillance

Screen Shot 2018-02-25 at 12.55.15 PMA new paper  explores the effects of electronic surveillance on employee attitudes and behaviors, finding that employees may react negatively and retaliate against the organization when their right to privacy is threatened. Read the article, by Allison Brown Yost, Tara Behrend, Garett Howardson, Jessica Badger Darrow, and Jaclyn Jensen, in the Journal of Business and Psychology, here.

Video: Evidence-based EPM Recommendations

New research from WAVE member Dave Tomczak, with Lauren Lanzo and Herman Aguinis, provides evidence-based recommendations for using electronic performance monitoring in organizations. To read the article in Business Horizons, click here.

WAVE Lab Presentations at SIOP 2018

SIOP 2018

WAVE members will be presenting their research at the following sessions in Chicago, IL, April 19-21st:

 

Thursday, April 19:

10:30 AM – 11:50 AM:

Ravid, D. M., Costanza, D. P., Imose, R, A. (2018, April). Inappropriate inferences from generational research. In F. K. Buettner (Chair), Generational theory gets a trophy: Limitations and implications of a popular concept. Symposium to be conducted at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

12:00 PM – 1:20 PM:

Behrend, T. S., Brown, K. G., Burke-Smalley, L., Kraiger, K., Peterson, D. B., Salas, E., Surface, E. A. (2018, April). The future of learning and development research: Threats and opportunities. Symposium to be conducted at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

12:30 PM – 1:20 PM:

Canali, K. G., Legree, P. J., Wind, A. P., Willford, J. C. (2018, April). More evidence of specific abilities incrementing g for high ability individuals. Poster to be presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

 

Friday, April 20: 

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM:

Aiello, J. R., Cascio, W. F., McNall, L. A., Stanton, J. M., & Behrend, T. S. (2018, April). Invisible eye or helping hand? The present and future of organizational surveillance. In D. L. Tomczak & T.S. Behrend (Chairs). Panel to be presented at the at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM:

Bradley, J., Ruch, B., O’Hare, E., Kuykendall, L., Ruark, G. A., Behrend, T. S., Gallus, J. A., Hyson, S. J. (2018, April). Executive Board Session: Link Your I-O Work to Federal Policy & Funding Opportunities. Panel to be conducted at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

 

Saturday, April 21:

12:30 PM – 1:20 PM:

Tomczak, D. L., Willford, J. C., White, J. C., & Behrend, T. S. (2018, April). When electronic monitoring encourages withdrawal: The mediating role of autonomy. Poster to be presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM:

Fink, A., Battista, M., Behrend, T. S., Kolmstetter, E. B., Kraiger, K., & Macey, W. H. (2018, April). Forging the future of work with I/O psychology. Panel to be conducted at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

3:00 PM to 4:20 PM:

Willford, J. C., Muhammad, R. S. (2018, April). Person-centered personality measurement in the U.S. Army. In Muhammad, R. S. (Chair). Innovations in personality research in I-O: Person-centered analytic approaches. Symposium to be presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Happy Halloween from WAVE

Kanye West, a baseball player, a groundhog, and Harry Potter came together this week to see a poster presentation from Bill Lumbergh. Just another productive week in the WAVE Lab!

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Welcome Back to WAVE!

We are excited to welcome four new members to WAVE this semester, in addition to welcoming back Dr. Behrend! To kick off the semester, we invited lab alumnus Michael Karim back for a visit.

Welcome Back

Pictured above (from left to right): Michael Karim, Dr. Behrend, third-year WAVE member Dave Tomczak, and new members Jerod White, Lili Greenstein, and Dan Ravid. Missing from photo is new lab member Gayatri Menon.

 

Dr. Behrend Joins Advisory Board for Work Science Center

WAVE Lab Director, Dr. Tara Behrend, recently joined the advisory board for the Work Science Center at Georgia Tech. The Work Science Center promotes the psychological study of people and work in the 21st century and is focused on providing insight through research on a range of emerging topics such as automation, changing skill sets, and work across the lifespan. Dr. Behrend joins a number of of other leading researchers who are providing their expertise on a number of projects currently underway at the center.

 

Learn more about the center here.

 

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New Article: Evidence-based EPM Recommendations

620214A new article (in press) by WAVE Lab member Dave Tomczak, along with Lauren Lanzo and Herman Aguinis, provides evidence-based recommendations for implementing electronic performance monitoring in organizations. Read the article, published in Business Horizons, here.

Dr. Tara Behrend Discusses Information Privacy with Inverse.com

 

Wave Lab Director Dr. Tara Behrend recently shared her expertise about information privacy in a feature article for Inverse.com. In the article, she discusses the psychological issues that are related to the surveillance and mass collection of private data. She also talks about the psychological effect of going through our lives while under surveillance.

 

You can read the article here.

New Research: Online Interviews

A meta-analysis by WAVE Lab members Nikki Blacksmith, Jon Willford, and Tara Behrend shows that video interviews are worse for candidates. Read the study, published in Personnel Assessment and Decisions, here.

How Well Do You Fit With Your Job?

With our colleagues from the Foster Workforce Development Institute, the WAVE Lab has partnered with TIME Magazine to conduct a study about vocational interests and aspirations. You can take the survey here.

 

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