Shultz Lab

Kenneth Shultz, Ph.D., Professor

Student Research Projects

Student Masters Theses (completed)

Andrew Ansoorian (Sept 1996) “The Influence of Expertise and Gender on Job Analysis Ratings for a Physically Demanding Job” [presented at SIOP 1997

Linda Araki (June 1995) “Statistical Competency of Psychology Students” [presented at WPA 1995

Dalia Arellano (February 2010) Individual versus group performance on a decision making task

Jaime Barrah (June 2001) “Elder Care Based Work-Family Conflict: Antecedents and Outcomes” [presented at GSA 2001; published in Fathering, 2004]

James Baxter (July 2003) “Construct validation of a common format biodata within the public sector” [presented at SIOP 2005]

Thomas 'TJ' Borawski (March 2016) “Health factors and the to-work, at-work, and to-retire goals of older workers”.

Alex Brody (Nov 2005) “Bridge employment: Can occupational self efficacy determine which bridges are crossed?” [presented at SIOP 2006]

Autumn Carroll (November 2004) “Successful Mid-life Aging in a Changing Work Environment” [presented at SIOP 2006]  

Alexius Cheang (December 2001) “I/O program, program evaluation” 

Maryann Christie (June 1996) “Gender Differences in Coping with Work Stress and Predicting Work Related Outcomes” [published in Work and Stress, 1998

Jennifer Cremer (January 2008) “The Effects of Age, Computer Self-Efficacy, Computer Anxiety, and Computer Experience on Training Method Preference in Employees” 

Steve Crocker (March 2012) “The Mediating Effects of Perceive Person Organizational Support and Perceived Supervisor Support on the Relationship Among Person-Organization Fit, Person-Supervisor Fit, and Organizational Commitment”

Tejas Dalvi (December 2011) “Predicting Differences in Occupational Stress and Coping Styles: The Interactive Effect of Age and Gender”

Brian Decal (December 2009) Realistic Job Previews (RJPs) and the moderating effects of met expectations in Nurses

Anna Forsberg (April 2004) “Differences by Occupation in Perceive Face Validity and Procedural Justice of a Common Format Application of Hard Biodata and a Written Job Knowledge Test” [presented at SIOP 2005; published in Public Personnel Management, 2009]  

Leslie Hagen (June 2012) “Usability of Unproctored Internet Testing (UIT): The Needs of Older Workers”

Negin Kordbacheh(August 2010) “Engaging an Older Workforce: The Relationship between Employee Engagement, Intrinsic Motivation, and meaningfulness” [presented at SIOP 2011]

Tracy Lindbo (Dec 1998) “Modeling Retiree Reciprocity in Organizations” [presented at SIOP 1999; published in Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 2008

Jasmin Loi (November 2001) – “Motivations for older adults seeking employment” [presented at SIOP 2002; published in Journal of Applied Gerontology, 2007

Karla Medrano (Sept 2015) “The relationship between workload and cognitive overload: Self efficacy, perfectionism, and resilience as potential moderators”.

Jennifer Mersman (June 1996) “Individual Differences in the Tendency to Fake Good in Personaltiy Assessment”  [presented at SIOP 1997; published in Personality and Individual Differences, 1998

David Morris (April 2002) “Comparing Job Component Validity to Observed Validity Across Jobs' [presented at SIOP 2003]

Alex Nedilskyj (Nov 2010) Age and Education Differences in Superior-subordinate Dyads: Testing relational norms and attraction similarity influences on role ambiguity, affect, and communication satisfaction

Jyotsna Paintal (October 2008) – 'The Influence of Pre-Retirement Planning on Adjustment to and Satisfaction with Retirement' [submitted for publication]

Chanjira Pengcharoen (March 2007) “The Influence of Work and Nonwork-Related Factors on Bridge Employment Decisions” [presented at SIOP 2008]

Ryan Pennock (May 1998) ”Fakability in Structured Interviews: A Comparsion of Situational and Past Behavior Formats” [presented at APA 1999]

Michael Rose (March 2016) “International students adaptability: The influence of the sino-American 1+2+1 dual degree program”.

Brittany Roy (May 2014) – 'Student employment in organizations and the relationships among commitment levels, turnover intentions, and absenteeism'.

Anthony Saldaña (February 2013). “The influences on job search behavior among convicted felons with substance abuse disorders”

Michele Schulz (June 2001) “The Influence of Job Type, Information Provided, Test Type, and Test Performance on Applicant Reactions to Personnel Selection Tests” [submitted to SIOP 2002 – not accepted]

Emily Shindledecker (November 2013). “Unproctored internet testing: Methods to mitigate and detect cheating”

Michael 'Misha' Sisikin (March 2016) “An exploratory analysis of the commitment-turnover intentions relationship: The moderating effect of embeddedness”.

Peter Spiegel (May 2000) “Military Retirement Satisfaction and Adjustment: The Effects of Planning, Having Transferable Skills, and Having Identified With and Been Committed to, the Navy on a Sample of Retired Naval Officers” [presented at APA 2001; published in Military Psychology 2003

Bridget Styers (June 2001) “Influences on the Perceived Reasonableness of Employment Testing Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities” [presented at SIOP 2002; published in Public Personnel Management, 2009]

Shachipriya Tripathi (March 2013). “The Meaning of Work: A Comparison of Age and Culture”

Joelle Baer Weckerle (June 1995) “Influences on the Bridge Employment Decisions of Older Workers” [presented at SIOP 1996, published in Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology, 1999]

Larry Weitzel (Dec 1999) “Assessing Business Writing: An Examination of Scoring Method, Writing Sample Complexity, and Rating Variability” [presented at IPMAAC 1997]


David Dysart - TBD

Dasha Gershman – The impact of shiftwork schedules on employee abstenteeism

Benjamin Safara – Employer perceptions of on-line versus traditional education

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