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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.

2017 Mosel Award Winner

The WAVE lab is pleased to announce that Ryan Horn is the recipient of this year’s Mosel Award for Research Creativity for his first-authored work on technology-mediated interviews titled “Video killed the interview star: Does picture-in-picture affect interview performance?” The research was published in the journal Personnel Assessment and Decisions (to read the article, click here).

In recognition of the award, Ryan will have his name engraved on the Mosel plaque in the GW Organizational Sciences and Communication Department office and will also receive a prize. Congratulations Ryan!

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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Learn About Your Career Personality

Dr. Behrend and Alex Gloss recently attended the 2017 WorldSkills Competition in Abu Dhabi. In collaboration with WorldSkills International, they have developed a survey for use by member countries and competition participants. The survey assesses an individual’s fit with their current competition pathway and future career, and allows them to explore other career options based upon their personality and interests.

To take the survey, click here.

 

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Workforce Learning and the Importance of Interests

WAVE Director Dr. Tara Behrend recently addressed the Stanford University mediaX community at a conference focused on “Workforce and Learning Pathways In A Period of Dynamic Change.” Her talk argued for the importance of considering interests and person-organization fit in understanding career success and learning pathways.

 

Dr. Behrend Interests Talk at MediaX

 

To watch the talk, click here.

To learn more about the event and other presenters, click here.

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.

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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.

 

New Research: Person-Environment Fit

622908New research by WAVE Director Tara Behrend and WAVE alumna Jessica Badger Darrow explores the construct of person-environment (PE) fit and provides evidence that it is best modeled as a formative construct.

Read the article here.

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 Research: Technology-Mediated Interviews

New research by Ryan Horn and Tara Behrend provides evidence for the potential detrimental effects of synchronous video technology in the context of selection interviews. In the current issue of Personnel Assessment and Decisions, they report on a study they conducted investigating how picture-in-picture technology affects interviewees. Read the study, entitled “Video Killed The Interview Star: Does Picture-in-Picture Affect Interview Performance? here.

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WAVE Upcoming Presentations 2017

Members of WAVE will be presenting their research at the upcoming conferences:

 

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THURSDAY 4/27

1:30 PM – 2:20 PM: Trends in Learning and Development Research and Practice (Behrend) 

4:30 PM – 5:20 PM: Personality Variability Predicts Information Sharing: A Large Scale Field Study (Tomczak, Willford, & Behrend)

 

FRIDAY 4/28

8:30 AM – 9:20 AM: How Pay Affects Performance and Retention in Longitudinal Crowdsourced Research (Auer, Behrend)

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM: Electronic Performance Monitoring Type Predicts Monitoring Perceptions and Contextual Performance (Willford, Tomczak, Jimenez, Behrend)

 

 

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SATURDAY 5/27

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM: Student outcomes stem from support: Perceived organizational support for innovation and technology implementation in schools. (Tomczak & Behrend)

 

 

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WAVE Director, Dr. Tara Behrend will be presenting at the Association for Research in Personality Conference in Sacramento, CA, in early June. Details will be posted here soon.