I/P Psychology Graduate Students

Student Publications

The students in the University of Akron's I/O department are active in research. Recent student theoretical and empirical work has appeared in top I/O journals, such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Performance, Journal of Management, and Consulting Psychology Journal. Students have also co-authored several book chapters with faculty members.

Below is a list of publications held by current I/O students. Names of students and recent program alumni are in bold. I/O faculty names are underlined.

For a more complete list of student publications (i.e., including students that have recently graduated) please see the Recent I/O Publications page on the University of Akron's I/O Department website.


2014 Publications

Daugherty, T., & Hoffman, E. L.  (2014).  eWOM and the importance of capturing consumer attention within social media.  Journal of Marketing Communications, 1-2, 82-102.

Diefendorff, J. M. & Seaton, G. A. (In press). Work Motivation. The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed).

Diefendorff, J. M., Stanley, J., & Gabriel, A. G. (In press).  Emotional labor in older adults.  In L. Finklestein (Ed.).  Aging in the Workplace.  Mahwah, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates.

Dinh, J. E. (2014, In review). A social-relational networking theory of morality. Submitted to the Academy of Management Review. 

Dinh, J. E., Lord, R. G., Gardner, W., Meuser, J. D., Liden, R., & Jinyu, H. (2014). Where have we gone and where are we going with leadership research? A review of leadership theory since the new millennium. The Leadership Quarterly, 25, 36-62. 

Dinh, J. E., Lord, R. G., & Pollock, J. (2014, In review). A neurocognitive perspective on dark leadership and employee deviance: Moral sensitivity and influences of the self-concept. Submitted to the Journal of Applied Psychology.  

Gabriel, A.S., Diefendorff, J.M., Chandler, M.M., Moran, C.M., & Greguras, G.J. (In Press). The dynamic relationships of work affect and job satisfaction with perceptions of fit. Personnel Psychology.

Gabriel, S.A., Frantz, N.B., Levy, P.E., & Hilliard, A. (in press). The supervisor feedback environment is empowering, but not all the time: Feedback orientation as a critical moderator. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.

Greguras, G. J., Diefendorff, J. M., Carpenter, J., & Troester, C.  (In press).  Person-environment fit and self-determination theory.  In M. Gagne (Ed.).  The Oxford Handbook of Work Engagement, Motivation, and Self-Determination Theory.  New York, New York:  Oxford University Press.

Levy, P. E., Cavanaugh, C. M., Frantz, N. B., & Borden, L. A. (In press). The role of due process in performance appraisal: A 20 year retrospective. Handbook of Workplace Justice.

Lord, R. G., & Dinh, J. E. (2014, in press). What have we learned that is critical in understanding leadership perceptions and leader-performance relations? Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice. 

Lord, R. G., Dinh, J. E., & Hoffman, E. H. (2014, In review). Time and emergent quantum organizational processes:  A time-sensitive theory of individuals, groups, and organizations. Submitted to Academy of Management Review.

Moran, C. M., Diefendorff, J. M., & Greguras, G. J. (2013).  A comparison of emotional display rules at work and outside of work:  A multinational investigation.  Motivation and Emotion, 37, 323-334.

Zelin, A. I., Lider, M., Doverspike, D., Oliver, J., & Trusty, M. (Accepted October 2013). Competencies and experiences critical for entry-level success for I/O Psychologists. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives in Science and Practice.


2013 Publications

Benedetti, A. A., & Hall, R. J. (2013). Work-life balance. SIOP White Paper Series.

Carr, A. E. (in-press). Not for stragglers anymore: The current state of coaching research. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist.

Carr, A. E., & Herb, K. C. (in-press). Leveraging performance management. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist.

Dinh, J. E., & Lord, R. G. (in review). An integrative framework for understanding moral processing and content: What we know and where to go from here. Current Directions in Psychological Science.

Gabriel, A. S., Erickson, R. J., Moran, C. M., Diefendorff, J. M., & Bromley, G. E. (2013).  A multilevel analysis of the relationships between the practice environment scale of the nursing work index and nursing outcomes.  Research in Nursing and Health, 36, 567-581.

Hoffman, E.L., & Frantz, N.B. (2013).  Finding our identity: Unique collaborations with other fields can benefit us all in graduate school and beyond.  The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist

Hoffman, E. L.  & Lord, R. G. (2013).  A taxonomy of event-level dimensions:  Implications for understanding leadership processes, behavior, and performance.  Leadership Quarterly, 24(4), 558-571.

Holt, J., Mersch, E., & Wilson, C. (2013). Factors contributing to the development of trust in virtual teams. In Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). Orlando, FL.

King, A., Holder, M, & Ahmed, R. A. (2013). Errors as allies: Error management training in health professions education. BMJ Quality & Safety.



2012 Publications

Beck, J. W., Carr, A. E., & Walmsley, P. (2012)What have you done for me lately? Charisma attenuates the decline in U.S. presidential approval over time. The Leadership Quarterly, 23 (5), 934-942.

Carr, A. E., & Ferrell, J. Z. (2012). Preparing for launch: Gaining applied experience while in grad school. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 50(2), 124-129.

Carpenter, J., Doverspike, D., & Miguel, R. F. (2012). Public service motivation as a predictor of attraction to the public sector. Journal of Vocational Behavior,80(2), 509-523.

Dinh, J.E., & Gabriel, A.S. (2012). Money (really) matters: Tips from the frontline on balancing graduate school finances. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist50, 81-86.

Dinh, J. E., & Lord, R. G. (2012). Implications of dispositional and process views of traits for individual difference research in leadership. The Leadership Quarterly, 23, 651-669.

Dinh, J. E., Lord, R. G., & Hoffman, E. (2012). Leadership perception and information processing: Influences of symbolic, connectionist, emotion, and embodied architectures. In D. V. Day (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gabriel, A.S. (2012). Smile! Your employees are watching: How embodied cognitions can influence employees’ “service with a smile.” The Psychologist-Manager Journal15, 73-85.

King, A., Conrad, M., & Ahmed, R. A. (2012). Improving collaboration among medical, nursing, and respiratory therapy students throughinterprofessional simulation. Journal of Interprofessional Care.

King, A., & Herb, K. (2012). Putting the ‘life’ back into work-life balance for graduate students. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 50,25-29.

King, A. & Levy, P. E. (2012). Applying stress theories to organizational politics during the economic downturn. In Perrewe,P. L., Halbesleben, J. & Rosen, C. C. (Eds.), Research in Occupational Stress and Well Being, Vol 10, 87-130.

Kraus, A.J., Hanley, G.P., Cesana, L.L, Eisenberg, D., Jarvie, A.C. (2012). An evaluation of strengthening precursors to increase preschooler compliance. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 45(1), 131-136.

Levy, P. E., Herb, K. C., Frantz, N. B., & Carr, A. E. (2012). Employee well-being: Can performance management systems help? Yes, but they can hurt too! In N. Reilly and A. Gorman (Eds.), Employee Well-Being (pp. 133-155). Springer Publishers.

Lord, R. G., & Dinh, J. E. (2012). Aggregation processes and levels of analysis as organizing structures for leadership theory. In D. V. Day & J. Antonakis (Eds.), The Nature of leadership, second edition (pp. 29-58). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Silverman, S., Johnson, R., McConnell, N., & Carr, A.E. (2012). Causes, correlates, and outcomes of arrogance in the workplace. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 30, 21-28.

Wilson, C.N., & Kraus, A.J. (2012). Making the transition: Insight from second-year graduate students. The Industrial Organizational Psychologist, 49(3), 93–99.



2011 Publications

Beck, J. W., Gregory, J. B., & Carr, A. E. (2011). Goals, feedback, and self-regulation: Control theory as a natural framework for executive coaching. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research, 63(1), 26-38. 

Beck, J. W., Gregory, J. B., & Carr, A. E. (2011). Taming the Wild West: A control theory approach to coaching. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 63(1), 26-38.  

Gabriel, A.S., Diefendorff, J.M., & Erickson, R.J. (2011). The relations of daily task accomplishment satisfaction with changes in affect: A multilevel study in nurses. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Gabriel, A.S., & Hill, S.C. (2011). A positive (psychology) starting note from the University of Akron. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist,49, 69-73.


2010 Publications

Benedetti, A.A., Dawson, C.L., Staranko, S.L., Swanson, E.A., & Horton, J.J. (2010). The effect of display rules on illusion of transparency in children. Modern Psychological Studies, 15, 22-30.

Broeker, T. & Kraus, A.J. (2010). Advice for Peer Educators From Peer Educators. In Foubert, J.D. (Ed.) The Men's and Women's Programs: Ending Rape Through Peer Education (pp. 159-171). New York, NY: Routeledge.

Butler, A. B., Dodge, K. D. & Faurote, E. J. (2010). College student employment and drinking: A daily study of work stressors, alcohol expectancies, and alcohol consumption. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 15, 291-303.

Diefendorff, J.M., & Chandler, M.M. (2010). Motivating employees. In S. Zedeck (Ed.)Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Diefendorff, J.M., Morehart, J., & Gabriel, A.S. (2010). The influence of power and solidarity on emotional display rules. Motivation and Emotion, 34, 120-132.

Lord, R. G., & Dinh, J. E. (2010). Aggregation Processes and Levels of Analysis as Organizing Structures for Leadership Theory. In J. Antonakis & D. Day (Eds.), The Nature of Leadership, Second Edition (Chapter 2). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Lord, R.G., & Shondrick, S.J. (2010). Leadership and knowledge: Symbolic, connectionist, and embodied approaches. The Leadership Quarterly.

Nakai, Y., Chang, B., Snell, A.F., & Fluckinger, C.D. (2010). Profiles of mature job seekers: Connecting needs and desires to job characteristics. Journal of Organizational Behavior. Special Issue: Contemporary Empirical Advancements in the Study of Aging in the Workplace.

Shondrick, S.J., Dinh, J.E., & Lord, R.G. (2010). Developments in implicit leadership theory and cognitive science: Applications to improving measurement and understanding alternatives to hierarchical leadership. The Leadership Quarterly.

Shondrick, S.J., & Lord, R. G. (2010). Implicit leadership and followership theories: Dynamic structures for leadership perceptions, memory, and leader-follower processes. In G. P. Hodgkinson & J. K. Ford (Eds.), International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 25.


2008 & 2009 Publications

Elicker, J.D., Lord, R.G., Ash, S., Kohari, N.E., Hruska, B., McConnell, N. L. &Medvedeff, M. E. (2009). Velocity as a Predictor of Performance Satisfaction, Mental Focus, and Goal Revision. Submitted to the Applied Psychology: An International Review.

Dominick, P., & Gabriel, A. (2009). Two sides to the story: An inter-actionist perspective on identifying potential. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 2(4), 430-433.

Beck, J. W., Gregory, J. B., & Carr, A. E. (2009). Balancing development with day-to-day task demands: A multiple-goal approach to executive coaching. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.

Elicker, J. D., Foust, M. S., O’Malley, A. L., & Levy, P. E. (2009). Employee lateness behavior: The role of lateness climate and individual lateness attitude. Human Performance.

King, A., Austin-Odin, D., & Lohr, J. M. (2009). Browsing for love in all the wrong places. Skeptic, 15, 48-55.

Medvedeff, M. E., Gregory, J. B., & Levy, P. E. (2009). How attributes of the feedback message affect subsequent feedback seeking: The interactive effects of feedback sign and type on feedback seeking behavior. Psychologica Belgica.

Schmidt, A. M. & Dolis, C. M. (2009). Something’s got to give: The effects of dual-goal difficulty, goal progress, and expectancies on resource allocation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 678-691.

Schmidt, A. M., Dolis, C. M., & Tolli, A. P. (2009). A matter of time: Individual differences, contextual dynamics, and goal progress effects on multiple-goal self-regulation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 692-709.

Silverman, S. B. & Muller, W. M. (2009). Assessing performance management programs and policies. In J. W. Smither and M. London (Eds.), Performance management: Putting research into practice.

Elicker, J. D., O’Malley, A. L., & Williams, C. M. (2008). Does an Interactive WebCT Site Help Students Learn? Teaching of Psychology, 35, 126–131.

Gregory, J. B., Levy, P. E., & Jeffers, M. (2008). Development of a model of the feedback process within executive coaching. Consulting Psychology Journal, 60, 42-56.

Sterns, H.L., Chang, B.I., & Lax, G.A. (2008). Work and retirement. In B. R. Bonder & M. B. Wagner (Eds.) Functional Performance in Older Adults, 3rd Edition. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis.

Tolli, A. P., & Schmidt, A. M. (2008). The role of feedback, causal attributions, and self-efficacy in goal revision. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 692-701.


Conference Presentations

Diefendorff, J. M.  (2014, May).  The Future of Emotional Labor: Reasons for Optimism and Concern.  Panel member in panel discussion conducted at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. 

Dinh, J. E. (May, 2014). Modeling implicit leadership theories as semantic pointers: Extensions from quantum probability theory. In B. Schyns (chair), Symposium: Implicit leadership theories: Influences on perceiving leaders. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Psychologists. Honolulu, HI. 

Dinh, J. E. (May, 2014). ILT’s and IFT’s: Determinants of leadership emergence in dynamic teams. In R. Van Dick (chair), Symposium: Implicit leadership and followership theories: New developments. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Psychologists. Honolulu, HI. 

Dinh, J. E. (May, 2014). Neurocognitive perspectives of dark leadership and employee unethical behavior. In A. Gabriel (chair), Symposium: Let’s get physiological: Incorporating physiological assessments in well-being research. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Psychologists. Honolulu, HI. 

Dinh, P. V. and Wessel, J. L. (May, 2014). When Words Speak Louder than Actions- Indirect Information and Fairness Evaluations. A poster to be presented at the 29th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Honolulu, HI.

Gabriel, A.S., & Diefendorff, J.M. (2014, May). Momentary assessments of emotional labor within a performance episode. In A.S. Gabriel and J.M. Diefendorff (Chairs), Multilevel emotional labor: Advancing research to the next level. Symposium to be presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. 

Gabriel, A.S., & Diefendorff, J.M. (2014, May). Multilevel emotional labor: Advancing research to the next level. Symposium presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. 

Gabriel, A.S., Diefendorff, J.M., Seaton, G.A., & Sloan, M.D. (2014, May).Psychophysiology and emotional labor. In A.S. Gabriel and J.E. Dinh (Chairs), Let’s get physiological: Incorporating physiological assessments in well-being research. Symposium presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. 

Harris, M.M., Diefendorff, J.M. & Yang, J. (2014, May). Unpacking event-level emotional dissonance with polynomial regression.  In T. Yang and J.E. Bono (Chairs), Novel and dynamic approaches to research on affect at work. Symposium to be presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. 

Hoffman, E. L., & Gabriel, A. S.  (2014).  A multidimensional analysis of stress event classifications.  Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. 

Moran, C.M., Diefendorff, J.M., Erickson, R.J., & Gabriel, A.S. (2014, May). Unit-level display rules, nurse well-being, and patient outcomes. In A.S. Gabriel and J.M. Diefendorff (Chairs), Multilevel emotional labor: Advancing research to the next level. Symposium to be presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. 

Pears, E. & Elicker, J.D. (2014, May). The influence of implicit person theory on feedback environment. Presentation at the Meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Perez, A. L., Hall, R., & Dravecky, A. F. (2014, March). The androgyny of leadership: Expectations of male and female leaders. Poster presented at the 2014 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference in Honolulu, HI. 

Trusty, M., Doverspike, D., Kantrowitz, T., Zelin, A., Lider, M., & Carter, G. (2014, May). Executive board invited session: Career study of people with advanced degrees in I-O Psychology. Project to be presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. 

Wessel, J. L. (May 2014). Panelist on Gender beyond the binary: Implications for I/O research and practice. A panel to be presented at the 29th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Honolulu, HI. 

Wessel, J. L. (May, 2014) The ‘insiders’: Felt status and support of STEM women. A symposium paper to be presented at the 29th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Honolulu, HI. 

Wilson, C.N., Holt, J., & Elicker, J.D. (2014, May).  Adaptive feedback in simulation-based training using a display approach. Presentation at the Meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. 

Woghiren, B. & Elicker, J.D. (2014, May). Feedback seeking and supervisor power:  The role of goal orientation. Presentation at the Meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI.  

Zelin, A.I., & Erchull, M.J. (2014, May). Is everybody doing it? Sex in the college freshman male population. Poster to be presented at the 26th Annual Convention for the Association of Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. 

Zelin, A. I., Wessel, J. L., and Ryan, A. M. (May, 2014). Do Feminine Traits “Fit” in an Interview for Masculine-Typed Jobs? In A.I. Zelin and J.L. Wessel (Chairs), Express yourself: Advances in stigma identity management research. Symposium paper to be presented at the 29th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Honolulu, HI.