Katrina Piccone Merlini

Katrina Piccone Merlini

Katrina Piccone Merlini

Adjunct Faculty

Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Organizational Leadership, Workplace Inclusion, and Employee Motivation.

Selected Publications

Merlini, K. P., Moon, N. A., McKenzie-James, A., Caylor, J. R., Redmond, A., Nguyen, D. M. & Richardson, P. (In press).  An unmet goal? A scale development and model test of the role of Inclusive Leadership. Journal of Business and Psychology.

Merlini, K. P., & Williams, L. (2023, July). Is your company falling short on inclusion? The solution may be on the balcony. HR Florida Review. https://hrfl.ygsclicbook.com/pubs/hr-florida/2023/issue-2-23/live/index.html#p=1

Merlini, K. P., Converse, P. D., Richard, E. M., & Belluccia, A. (2023). Resource allocation among competing goals: Exploring the role of the activation dimension of affect. Research on Emotion in Organizations. 

Merlini, K. P., Decker, R., & Jalil, D. (2022, November). Today’s leaders must embrace the ‘And’. Society for Human Resource Management. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/people-managers/pages/research-leaders-must-embrace-the-and.aspx.

Merlini, K. P., Bupp, C. P., Merlini, P. G., & Garza, M. M. (2019). Inclusion and intent to leave in the military: The mediating role of burnout. Military Psychology, 31, 490-498. 

Expanded Publication List

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Merlini, K. P., Moon, N. A., McKenzie-James, A., Caylor, J. R., Redmond, A., Nguyen, D. M. & Richardson, P. (In press).  An unmet goal? A scale development and model test of the role of Inclusive Leadership. Journal of Business and Psychology.

Smith, M., Decker, R., Merlini, K. P., & Alonso, A. (2023). I-O and HR: Does HR know about us? The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 60(4). https://www.siop.org/Research-Publications/Items-of-Interest/ArtMID/19366/ArticleID/7464/preview/true/I-O-and-HR-Does-HR-Know-About-Us 

Merlini, K. P., Converse, P. D., Richard, E. M., & Belluccia, A. (2023). Resource allocation among competing goals: Exploring the role of the activation dimension of affect. Research on Emotion in Organizations. 

Vaghef, K., Converse, P. D., Merlini, K. P., & Moon, N. A. (2021). Ya gotta wanna: Shifting motivational priorities in the self-control process. The Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, 5, 564-575.

Moon, N., Converse, P. D., Merlini, K. P., & Vaghef, K. M. (2020). The role of off-task thoughts and behaviors in linking self-control with achievement-related and well-being outcomes. Journal of Research in Personality, 86.   

Merlini, K. P., Albowicz, C., Merlini, P. G. (2019).  A transformational and an authentic leader walk into a bar: Who feels included? Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 16(3), 96-108.

Merlini, K. P., Bupp, C. P., Merlini, P. G., & Garza, M. M. (2019). Inclusion and intent to leave in the military: The mediating role of burnout. Military Psychology, 31, 490-498. 

Converse, P. D., Ponto, S., Piccone, K., Thackray, M., Desai, P., Tocci, M., & Beverage, M. (2018). Task type and resource allocation patterns in multiple-task self-regulation. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 68, 53-82. 

Converse, P. D., Thackray, M., Piccone, K., Sudduth, M., Miloslavic, S., & Tocci, M. (2016). Attractiveness, ability, and control: Implications for career success. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 89, 73-91.

Converse, P. D., Piccone, K., Lockamy, C., Miloslavic, S., Mysiak, K., & Pathak, J. (2014). The influence of perceived accountability and outcome interdependence on goals and effort. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44, 210-219.

Converse, P. D., Piccone, K., & Tocci, M. (2014). Childhood self-control, adolescent behavior, and career success: A longitudinal study and individual differences. Personality and Individual Differences, 59, 65-70.

Converse, P. D., Miloslavic, S. A., Lockamy, C., Sudduth, M. M., Piccone, K., Pathak, J., DePaul-Haddock, A. M. (2013). Within-person variability in goal content and goal frame: Amount, patterns, antecedents, and consequences of variation in goal orientation over timeframes. Human Performance, 26, 374-389.

UNREFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Merlini, K. P., & Williams, L. (2023, July). Is your company falling short on inclusion? The solution may be on the balcony. HR Florida Review. https://hrfl.ygsclicbook.com/pubs/hr-florida/2023/issue-2-23/live/index.html#p=1

Merlini, K. P., (2023, March). Taking the wheel. HR Magazine. https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/hr-magazine/summer-2023/Pages/how-hr-can-drive-organizational-change.aspx

Decker, R., Merlini, K. P., & Jalil, D., (2023). Moving beyond good intentions: Three key actions to achieve meaningful DE&I progress. People + Strategy Journal. https://www.shrm.org/executive/resources/people-strategy-journal/spring2023/Pages/research-insights-view-DEI-HR-employees.aspx

Merlini, K. P., (2023, May). A time for HR to lead. HR Magazine. https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/hr-magazine/spring-2023/Pages/a-time-to-lead.aspx

Merlini, K. P., Decker, R., & Jalil, D. (2022, November). Today’s leaders must embrace the ‘And’. Society for Human Resource Management. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/people-managers/pages/research-leaders-must-embrace-the-and.aspx.

Merlini, K. P., Williams, L., & Topakbashian, A. (2022). Organizational and employee resilience: Research report. Society for Human Resource Management. https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/trends-and-forecasting/research-and-surveys/Documents/Organizational%20and%20Employee%20Resilience%20Research%20Reports.pdf.

Merlini, K. P. (2020, August). Lead your organization through crisis by empowering your people and making them a priority. Florida Tech Online. https://www.floridatechonline.com/blog/psychology/lead-your-organization-through-crisis-by-empowering-people-making-them-priority.

Quraishi, N., Moon, N. A., Rau, K., Ponce, L. P., Milosevic, M., Merlini, K. P., & Griffith, R. L. (2019). Guided Mindfulness: New Frontier to Augmented Learning. In: Schmorrow D., Fidopiastis C. (eds) Augmented Cognition. HCII 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11580. Springer, Cham

Nguyen, D., & Merlini, K. P. (2019, July). Beyond simply managing diversity: What is inclusion and how is it fostered? HR Florida Review, 7-9.  

Merlini, K. P. (2017). Case study: Organizational justice. In S. M. Reed, A Guide to the Human Resource Body of Knowledge (pp. 245-250). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

 

Courses Taught

PSYC 641 - Foundations of Organizational Psychology 

PSYC 637 - Foundations of Industrial Psychology 

 

 

Education

Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, 2013                             

M.S., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, 2010

B.A., Psychology, State University of New York at Albany, 2006           

Recent Presentations

Fedele, D. J., Merlini, K. P., Converse, P. D., Milosevic, J., Williams, L., Hesson, Z., Das, P. (2023, April). Drivers of Employee Resilience: Leader, Workgroup, and Organizational Factors [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Boston, MA, United States. 

Richardson, P., Zhang, X. Merlini, K. P., Burns, G., Peters, T., & Bush, C. (2023, April). Diving Deeper: Employee’s perceptions of diversity, leader behaviors, and inclusion [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Boston, MA, United States. 

Lustenberger, D. E., Peddie, C. I., Anderson, A., Ferstl, K., Jones, K. P., Le Sante, D., Merlini, K. P., & Morgan, D. A. (2023). Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in selection: Beyond adverse impact [Panel]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Boston, MA, United States.

Moon, N. A., Merlini, K. P., & Converse, P. D. (2023, April). The nature and and antecedents of organizational resilience: A Latent Class Approach. In N. A. Moon (Co-Chair) & K. P. Merlini (Co-Chair) Novel approaches to overcoming adversity: Multilevel research on workplace resilience [Symposium]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Boston, MA. United States.

Moon, N. A. (Co-Chair) & Merlini, K. P. (Co-Chair) (2023, April). Novel approaches to overcoming adversity: Multilevel research on workplace resilience [Symposium]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Boston, MA. United States.

Richard, E. M., & Merlini, K. P., (2023, April). Leader emotional abilities, strategies, and interpersonal emotion management success. In T. Dieguez (Chair), Research Incubator: Understanding and addressing the employee mental health crisis. [Alternative Session Type]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Boston, MA. United States.

Pearson, E., Williams, L. & Merlini, K. P., (2023, April). Employee mental health and workplace outcomes: What role can leaders play? In T. Dieguez (Chair), Research Incubator: Understanding and addressing the employee mental health crisis. [Alternative Session Type]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Boston, MA. United States.

Merlini, K. P., McKenzie-James, A., Caylor, J. R., Moon, N. A., & Redmond, A. (2022, April). Moving the needle: The impact of inclusive leadership on behaviors and experiences. [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, United States.

Richardson, P., Merlini, K. P., Burns, G., Peters, T., & Bush, C. (2022, April). Championing Diversity: Perceptions of Antiracist, Allying, and Inclusive leader behavior. In B. Ruggeberg (Chair), Research Incubator: Inclusive Leadership, Cross-Cultural Competence, and Diversity [Alternative Session Type]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. United States.

Merlini, K. P., (2021, April). Panelist. In Amy Lawrence (Chair) Working anywhere: How to guide from seasoned remote workers. Panel discussion presented virtually at the 36th annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA. https://vimeo.com/537399673

Walsh, J. & Merlini, K. P. (2021, April). Motivated interpersonal emotion regulation in leadership. Poster session presented virtually at the 36th annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Peters, T., Bush, C., & Merlini, K. P. (2020, October). Assessing the impact of allyship and inclusion behaviors on the experience of inclusion and perceptions of racism/anti-racism among Black employees [Conference session]. Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs Region 6 Conference, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, OK.

Gammon, A., & Merlini, K. P. (2020, July). Where is my motivation (to lead)? Leader motivation's impact on effectiveness. Poster session presented at the 35th annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

Moon, N. A., Converse, P. D., Merlini, K. P., & Ponce, L. P. (2020, July). Conflict management styles: Exploring links with negative mood regulation and burnout. Poster session presented at the 35th annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

Vaghef, K., Converse, P. D., Merlini, K. P., & Moon, N. A. (2020, July). Ya gotta wanna: Shifting motivational priorities in the self-control process. Poster session presented at the 35th annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

al-Qallawi, S., Moon, N. A., Converse, P. D., Ponce, L. P., Caylor, J., Merlini, K. P., Juszczyk, C., & Belluccia, A. J. (2020, July). Personality profiles at work: Nature and implications. Poster session accepted to be presented at the 35th annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

Quraishi, N., Moon, N. A., Rau, K., Ponce, L. P., Milosevic, M., Merlini, K. P., & Griffith, R. L. (2019, July). Guided mindfulness: New frontier to augmented learning. Paper presented at HCI International 2019, Orlando, FL.

Merlini, K. P., Caylor, J., Merlini, P. G., Bupp, C., N., & Nguyen, D. M. (2019, April). Making room for everyone: Development of a measure of inclusive leadership. Poster session presented at the 34th annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, National Harbor, MD.

Merlini, K. P., Albowicz, C., & Merlini, P. G. (2019, April). A transformational and an authentic leader walk into a bar: Who feels included? Poster session presented at the 34th annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, National Harbor, MD.