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Faculty affiliated with UMCORE conduct high quality research that regularly appears in top-tier scholarly journals. Examples of recent faculty publications:

  • Allen, D.G., Hancock, J.I., Vardaman, J.M., & Mckee, D.N. (2014). Analytical mindsets in turnover research. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35 (S1), S61-S86.

  • Hancock, J.I., Allen, D.G., Bosco, F.A., McDaniel, K.R., & Pierce, C.A. (2013). Meta-analytic review of employee turnover as a predictor of firm performance. Journal of Management, 39, 573-603.
  • Allen, D.G., & Rhoades, L.S. (2013). Perceived organizational support and embeddedness as key mechanisms connecting socialization tactics to commitment and turnover among new employees. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34, 350-369.
  • Earnest, D.R., Allen, D.G., & Landis, R.L. (2011). Mechanisms linking realistic job previews with turnover: A meta-analytic path analysis. Personnel Psychology, 64, 865-897.
  • 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.
  • Bosco, F.A., Aguinis, H., Singh, K., Field, J.G., & Pierce, C.A. (in press). Correlational effect size benchmarks. Journal of Applied Psychology.


    Keim, A.C., Landis, R.S., Pierce, C.A., & Earnest, D.R. (2014). Why do employees worry about their jobs? A meta-analytic review of predictors of job insecurity. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 269-290.
  • Hancock, J.I., Allen, D.G., Bosco, F.A., McDaniel, K.R., & Pierce, C.A. (2013). Meta-analytic review of employee turnover as a predictor of firm performance. Journal of Management, 39, 573-603.


    Dalton, D.R., Aguinis, H., Dalton, C.M., Bosco, F.A., & Pierce, C.A. (2012). Revisiting the file drawer problem in meta-analysis: An assessment of published and non-published correlation matrices. Personnel Psychology, 65, 221-249.
  • Pierce, C.A., Karl, K.A., & Brey, E.T. (2012). Role of workplace romance policies and procedures on job pursuit intentions. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 27, 237-263.


    Salvaggio, A.N., Streich, M., Hopper, J.E., & Pierce, C.A. (2011). Why do fools fall in love (at work)? Factors associated with the incidence of workplace romance. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41, 906-937.
  • Aguinis, H., Pierce, C.A., Bosco, F.A., Dalton, D.R., & Dalton, C.M. (2011). Debunking myths and urban legends about meta-analysis. Organizational Research Methods, 14, 306-331.


    Aguinis, H., Boyd, B.K., Pierce, C.A., & Short, J.C. (2011). Walking new avenues in management research methods and theories: Bridging micro and macro domains. Journal of Management, 37, 395-403 (Special Issue Editorial Introduction).
  • Aguinis, H., Dalton, D.R., Bosco, F.A., Pierce, C.A., & Dalton, C.M. (2011). Meta-analytic choices and judgment calls: Implications for theory development and testing, obtained effect sizes, and scholarly impact. Journal of Management, 37, 5-38.


    Aguinis, H., Culpepper, S.A., & Pierce, C.A. (2010). Revival of test bias research in preemployment testing. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95, 648-680. [pdf version]
  • Aguinis, H., Pierce, C.A., & Culpepper, S.A. (2009). Scale coarseness as a methodological artifact: Correcting correlation coefficients attenuated from using coarse scales. Organizational Research Methods, 12, 623-652.

  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Carpenter, M.A., Li, M., & Jiang, H. (2012). Social network research in organizational contexts: A systematic review of methodological issues and choices. Journal of Management, 38, 1328-1361.
  • Kammeyer-Mueller, J.D., Wanberg, C.R., Rubenstein, A.L., & Song, Z. (2013). Support, undermining, affect, and newcomer socialization: Fitting in during the first 90 days. Academy of Management Journal, 56, 1104-1124.


    Kammeyer-Mueller, J.D., Rubenstein, A.L., Long, D.M., Odio, M.A., Buckman, B.R., Zhang, Y., & Halvorsen-Ganepola, M.D.K. (2013). A meta-analytic structural model of dispositional affectivity and emotional labor. Personnel Psychology, 66, 47-90.
  • Reynolds, S. J., Owens, B. P., & Rubenstein, A.L. (2012) Moral stress: Considering the nature and effects of managerial moral uncertainty. Journal of Business Ethics, 106, 491-502.


    Kammeyer-Mueller, J. D., Steel, P. D., & Rubenstein, A. L. (2010). The other side of method bias: The perils of distinct source research designs. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 45, 294-321.
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Dr. Brian Janz (MIS), Affiliate

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