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Center for Organizational Research and Effectiveness Information

Faculty associated with UMCORE conduct high quality research that regularly appears in top-tier journals. Drs. Allen, Landis, and Pierce also have 3 of the top 20 most cited articles in the journal, Organizational Research Methods. Examples of some recent faculty publications include:

  • Ma, R. & Allen, D.G. (2009). Recruiting across cultures: A value-based model of recruitment. Human Resource Management Review, 19, 334-346.
  • Bryant, P.C. & Allen, D.G. (2009). Emerging organizations' characteristics as predictors of human capital employment mode: A theoretical perspective. Human Resource Management Review, 19, 347-355.
  • Goldberg, C.B. & Allen, D.G. (2008). Web recruiting: Can organizations level the playing field for minority job seekers? Human Resource Management, 47, 217-236.
  • Allen, D.G., Mahto, R., & Otondo, R.F. (2007). Web-based recruitment: Effects of information, organizational brand, and attitudes toward a Web site on applicant attraction. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1696-1708.
  • Maertz, C.P., Griffeth, R.W., Campbell, N.S., & Allen, D.G. (2007). The effects of perceived organizational support and perceived supervisor support on employee turnover. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 28, 1059-1075.
  • Allen, D.G. (2006). Do organizational socialization tactics influence newcomer embeddedness and turnover? Journal of Management, 32, 237-256.
  • Salvaggio, A.N., Streich, M., Hopper, J.E., & Pierce, C.A. (in press). Why do fools fall in love (at work)? Factors associated with the incidence of workplace romance. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
  • Aguinis, H., Pierce, C.A., & Culpepper, S.A. (in press). Scale coarseness as a methodological artifact: Correcting correlation coefficients attenuated from using coarse scales. Organizational Research Methods.
  • Pierce, C.A., & Aguinis, H. (2009). Moving beyond a legal-centric approach to managing workplace romances: Organizationally sensible recommendations for HR leaders. Human Resource Management, 48, 447-464.
  • Aguinis, H., Pierce C.A., Bosco, F.A., & Muslin, I.S. (2009). First decade of Organizational Research Methods: Trends in design, measurement, and data-analysis topics. Organizational Research Methods, 12, 69-112.
  • Pierce, C.A., Muslin, I.S., Dudley, C.M., & Aguinis, H. (2008). From charm to harm: A content-analytic review of sexual harassment court cases involving workplace romance. Management Research, 6, 27-45.
  • Aguinis, H., & Pierce, C.A. (2008). Enhancing the relevance of organizational behavior by embracing performance management research. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29, 139-145.
  • Aguinis, H., Sturman, M.C., & Pierce, C.A. (2008). Comparison of three meta-analytic procedures for estimating moderating effects of categorical variables. Organizational Research Methods, 11, 9-34.
  • Aguinis, H., & Pierce, C.A. (2006). Computation of effect size for moderating effects of categorical variables in multiple regression. Applied Psychological Measurement, 30, 440-442.
  • Landis, R.S., Edwards, B.D., & Cortina, J.M. (2009). On the practice of allowing correlated residuals among indicators in structural equation models. In C. E. Lance & R. J. Vandenberg (Eds.), Statistical and methodological myths and urban legends: Doctrine, verity, and fable in the organizational and social sciences. New York: Routledge.
  • Cortina, J.M. & Landis, R.S. (2009). When small effect sizes tell a big story, and when large effect sizes don’t. In C. E. Lance & R. J. Vandenberg (Eds.), Statistical and methodological myths and urban legends: Doctrine, verity, and fable in the organizational and social sciences. New York: Routledge.
  • Varela, O. E., Burke, M. J., & Landis, R. S. (2008). A process model of emotional conflict: Emergence and dysfunctional effect in groups. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 12, 112-126.
  • Zyphur, M. J., Bradley, J. C., Landis, R. S., & Thoresen, C. J. (2008). The effects of cognitive ability and conscientiousness on performance over time: A censored latent growth model. Human Performance, 21, 1-27.
  • Hennington, A.H. and Janz, B.D.  (March, 2007)  Physician Adoption Of Electronic Medical Records: Applying The UTAUT Model In a Healthcare Context.  The Communications of the AIS, volume 19, article 5, 60-80. 
  • Amini, M., Otondo, R., Janz, B.D., and Pitts, M.  (Sept-Oct, 2007)  Simulation Modeling and Analysis: A Collateral Application and Exposition of RFID Technology.  Journal of Production and Operations Management, 16(5), 586-598.
  • Janz, B.D., Vitalari, N.P., and  Wetherbe, J.C. (2007).  “Global Information Systems Development:  Best Practices and Contextual Analysis,” Palvia, P., Palvia, S., and Harris, A. (Eds.), Managing Global Information Technology: Strategies and Challenges, Ivy League Publishing.
  • Janz, B.D. and Prasarnphanich, P.  “Freedom to Cooperate:  Gaining Clarity into Knowledge Integration in Information Systems Development Teams.”  Under review at IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, December, 2008.
  • Janz, B.D., Pitts, M.G., and Otondo, R.F.  (2008).  “Back to the Future with RFID: Lessons Learned – Some Old, Some New, ” reprinted with permission in Handbook of Radio Frequency Identification – RFID edited by T. Blecker and G. Huang (eds.), Eric Schmidt Verlag Publishing,  Berlin, Germany. 
  • Huang, Z., Janz, B.D., and Frolick, M. (2008).  A Comprehensive Examination Of Internet-EDI Adoption. Information Systems Management, 25(3), 273-286.
  • Hennington, A.H., Janz, B.D., Amis, J., and Nichols, E.L. (2009). "Understanding the Multidimensionality of Information Systems Use: A Study of Nurses' Use of a Mandated Electronic Medical Record System." Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 25.
  • Janz, B.D. (2009).  “Journal Self-Citation XIV: Right Versus Right: Gaining Clarity Into the Ethical Dilemma of Editorial Self-Referencing.” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 25(1).
About Us

UMCORE Members:

Ron Landis, Director
David Allen, Associate Director
Chuck Pierce, Founding Member
John Amis, Member
Brian Janz, Member

Affiliated Groups:

Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Department of Management

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