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Research Summary

HELPING AND VOICE BEHAVIOR

Much of my research focuses on factors that increase the level of employee initiative and proactive behavior in organizations. This includes volunteering to others with the work (HELPING BEHAVIOR) and speaking up to express constructive ideas for changes in organizational procedures and policies (VOICE BEHAVIOR).

CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE

More recently, I have been involved in a large-scale Cultural Intelligence research program.

"Cultural Intelligence is the capability to function effectively in situations characterized by cultural diversity."

To date, this research team has:

  • developed a theoretically-based, multi-dimensional conceptualization of Cultural Intelligence
  • developed and validated a 20-item measure of Cultural Intelligence (short and practical)
  • developed a multi-faceted training program to enhance self-awareness of personal Cultural Intelligence
  • developed a multi-faceted training program to enhance awareness of the Cultural Intelligence of others
  • developed personalized feedback reports that allow individuals to compare their own views of their Cultural Intelligence with how others see them

Overall, my research has been published in a variety of journals including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, British Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Research in Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Organizational Behavior.

In addition, I have co-authored numerous book chapters and have presented my research in over 155 professional presentations.

I am currently Associate Editor for Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes and Consulting Editor of Journal of Applied Psychology I have served as Consulting Editor of Journal of Organizational Behavior and have served on the Editorial Boards of Academy of Management Review and Academy of Management Executive..

I am on the following editorial boards

  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Academy of Management Perspectives
  • Human Relations
  • Journal of Applied Psychology
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior
  • Management and Organization Review
  • Organizational Psychology Review
  • Personnel Psychology

My professional memberships include:

  • Fellow, The Society of Organizational Behavior
  • The Academy of Management
  • The American Psychological Association
  • The American Psychological Society
  • The Association for Psychological Science
  • Center for Multicultural Psychology Research
  • International Association of Applied Psychology
  • International Association for Chinese Management Research
  • The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology