Erin Makarius, Ph.D.

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Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Management
Phone: (330)-972-7705
Email: makarius@uakron.edu


Education:

  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2010
    • Doctorate Major: Organizational Behavior & Human Resources
    • Doctorate Minor: Quantitative Psychology
    • Dissertation Committee: Steffanie L. Wilk (Chair), David B. Greenberger, Roy J. Lewicki
  • M.B.A. , Major: Management, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio,  2005
  • B.S.B.A. , Major: Management and Marketing, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio, 2004

Biography:

Professional & Academic Experience:

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Marketing, Canisius College,Wehle School of Business,  2010-2012

    • Professor of undergraduate courses on Organizational Behavior (Fall, 2010, 2011), Entrepreneurial Leadership (Fall, 2010, 2011), and Introduction to Management (Spring, 2011)
    • Professor of MBA graduate course on Human Resource Management (Spring 2011)
  • Instructor, Department of Management and Human Resources,  The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business, 2007 – 2010

    • Taught undergraduate courses on Organizational Behavior and Human Resources (Summer 2007, 2008, 2009), Leadership Skills Development (Winter 2008, 2009), and Employee Training and Development (Winter 2010)
    • Prepared full course, designed syllabus, delivered lectures and activities for each class
    • Designed, administered, and graded projects and exams
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Fisher College of Business, Department of Management and Human Resources, The Ohio State University, 2006 – 2010

    • Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Jill E. Ellingson, Dr. David Greenberger, Dr. Roy Lewicki, Dr. Robert Lount, & Dr. Steffanie Wilk
      • Completed literature reviews, data analysis, methods sections, prepared institutional review board documents for review, and managed data collection project in multiple cities
    • Graduate Teaching Assistant for Dr. Lawrence Inks, Dr. Sharon James, Dr. Roy Lewicki, Dr. Robert Lount, & Dr. Qi Zhou
    • Assisted in teaching MBA negotiations course, business strategy capstone course, organizational behavior and human resource
  • Graduate Leadership Coordinator, John Carroll University, Boler School of Business, Program for Leadership Development June 2004 – May 2005

    • Evaluated MBA student's managerial skills by implementing and directing full day assessments.
    • Provided leadership assistance for management classes.
    • Prepared and facilitated full day team building activities for undergraduates and MBA's.
    • Lead resume and interview workshops for students.
  • Human Resource Consultant, Information Technology Department, Progressive Insurance, August 2003 – September 2007

    • Performed job analyses on various IT positions by conduct focus groups and analyzing surveys.
    • Enhanced the interview process by creating new and updated interview guides for IT positions.
    • Assisted in meeting facilitation and Targeted Job Selection training.
    • Directed informal training process of manager and employee roundtables.
    • Screened and selected candidates to be interviewed for IT positions.
    • Prepared salary and budget reports on a monthly basis for IT Senior Managers.
  • Project Implementation Intern, Information Technology Department, Progressive Insurance, May 2002 - August 2003

    • Developed a projected plan of the rollout dates and locations to increase efficiency of the implementation of Windows 2000 to all Progressive claims sites.
    • Supported four project managers with project communications, information gathering, and coordination with claims field personnel.
    • Participated in the New Hire Committee and updating the new hire process.
    • Helped create training material for major system implementations.

Professional Affiliations and Service:

  • Academic Advising (2010-2012):
    • Freshman Advisor
    • Honor’s Thesis Advisor
    • Ignatian Scholarship Mentor
    • Internship Advisor
    • Summer Research Opportunity Program Mentor (2009)
  • Academy of International Business (2006 – 2012)
    • Reviewer for the International Human Resources division (2008 – 2012)
  •  Academy of Management (2005 – 2012)
    • Organizer, New Doctoral Student Consortium, Website Committee (2008)
    • Reviewer for the OB, HR, and Career divisions (2007 – 2012)
      •  2010 Outstanding Reviewer Award, OB Division
    • Volunteer, Career Placement Services (2008)
    • HR Doctoral Student Consortium (2008)
    • OB Doctoral Student Consortium (2009)
    • OB Junior Faculty Workshop (2011)
  •  Journal of Management Education, Reviewer (2011-2012)
  •  Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (2011-2012)
  •  Society for Human Resource Management (2011-2012)
    • Advisor for student chapter at Canisius College
  •  Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2007-2012)
    • Reviewer (2010 – 2012)


Research Accomplishments

Publications

  • Ellingson, J., Heggestad, E., & Makarius, E. (2011). "Personality retest effects and intentional distortion: Understanding how guilty feelings lead to more honest responses," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Forthcoming.
  • Heneman, R., & Coyne, E. (2007). "Implementing total reward strategies". SHRM Foundation Effective Practice Guidelines.
  • Lewicki, R., Greenberger, D., & Coyne, E. (2007). "Pockets of resistance in sub-cultures and their effects on organizations," In J. Langan-Fox, C. Cooper, and R. Klimoski (Eds.), Research Companion to the Dysfunctional Workplace: Management Challenges and Symptoms.

Conference Presentations

  • Makarius (Coyne), E. (2012). Relational Demography in Social Relationships and Work Teams: Diversity Spillover and Performance. To be presented at the American Psychological Association annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.
  • Makarius (Coyne), E. (2011). Big Fish in Little Ponds: A Multilevel Model of Reputation in Organizations. Presented in the “Groups and Teams” session at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Coyne, E., Heneman, R., & Greenberger, D. (2010). Work Interrupted by Life: The influence on nonwork resources on employee performance. Presented in M. Nathan (Session Leader) “GDO and Follower Outcomes” session conducted at the Academy of Management annual meeting in Montreal, Canada. Presented also in 2009 at the 23rd Edward J. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, Forum conducted at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  • Coyne, E., Rothbard, N., & Wilk, N. (2010). Building Bridges: Boundary Management Preferences, Social Networks, and Performance. Presented in E. Coyne (Chair), “Internal and External Relational Social Capital: Work/Nonwork Relations and Organizational Outcomes”. Symposium conducted at the Academy of Management annual meeting in Montreal, Canada. Presented also in 2010 at the 24rd Edward J. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, Forum conducted at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  • Wilk, S., & Coyne, E. (2010). The Effects of Diversity of Social Networks in the Workplace. Presented 2010 in Coyne, E. (Chair), “Internal and External Relational Social Capital: Work/Nonwork Relations and Organizational Outcomes”. Symposium conducted at the Academy of Management annual meeting in Montreal, Canada. Presented also in 2009 at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. Symposium conducted in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Coyne, E., Rothbard, N., & Wilk, N. (2009). Integration, and Networks: Exploring the relationship between work-life preferences and social networks. Presented in E. Coyne and S. Wilk (Co-Chairs), “Causes and Consequences of Social Networks”. Symposium conducted at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, L.A. Presented also in 2009 at the III International Conference of Work & Family. Presentation conducted at the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.
  • Stevens, C. & Coyne, E. (2008). The effect of a firm’s reputation on foreign entry mode strategy and post-entry identity. Presented in an interactive paper session conducted at the Academy of International Business annual meeting in Milan, Italy.
  • Wilk, S., & Coyne, E. (2008). Signals and Indices: Reputation Effects of Capability and Stability Signals on Occupational Mobility and Employment Quality. Presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Ellingson, J., & Heggestad, E., & Coyne, E. (2007). Personality retest effects and intentional distortion: Understanding how guilty feelings lead to more honest responses. Presented in the “Individual Difference Issues in Research” session at the Academy of Management annual meeting in Philadelphia, P.A.
  • Coyne, E. & Smith, J. (2005). Preparing students for competition in a global environment. Presented 2005 in P.N. Bharadwaj (Chair), “Competing in the Global Marketplace: Innovation, Technology, and Culture”. Symposium conducted at the American Society for Competitiveness, Washington D.C.

Honors and Activities

  • Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity- Vice President (2002-2004); Advisor (2005)
  • American Marketing Association- Vice President (2002-2004)
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society at John Carroll University (2002)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Society (2004 – current)
  • Boler School of Business Outstanding Graduate Award (2004)
  • CBEGA Travel Award from the Graduate Programs Office (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • CIBER Travel Funding (2008)
  • Co-President of the Students in Business Advisory Council at John Carroll University (2003-2004)
  • Fifth Annual Faculty Recognition Banquet Award for Outstanding Teaching at The Ohio State University (2008)
  • Honor’s Student Association (HSA) at John Carroll University (2000)
  • New Educator Scholarship, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (2011)
  • Phi Eta Sigma, National Collegiate Honor Society (2002)
  • Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society at Ohio State University (2005)