Seth Kaplan

Seth Kaplan

Seth Kaplan

Associate Professor

Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Employee well-being; Emotions at work; Job attitudes; personality; Individual and team performance in crises and extreme environments; flexible work arrangements; telework; metaperceptions; measurement and statistical issues

Dr. Kaplan conducts research in the following areas

-Employee well-being

-Telework and Flexible work arrangements

-Team performance

Selected Publications

Biskup, M.1, Kaplan, S.1, Bradley-Geist, J., & Membere, A. Just how miserable is work?: A meta-analysis comparing work and non-work affect. Published online at PLOS ONE.

Lei, X., Kaplan, S., Dye, C, & Wong, C. (2019). On the subjective experience and correlates of downtime at work: A mixed-method examination. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40, 360-381.

Waller, M.J. & Kaplan, S. (2018). Systematic behavioral observation for emergent team phenomena: Key considerations for quantitative video-based approaches. Organizational Research Methods, 21, 500-515.

Kaplan, S., Engelsted, J., Lei, X. & Lockwood, K. (2018). Unpackaging manager mistrust in allowing telework: Comparing and integrating theoretical perspectives. Journal of Business and Psychology, 33, 365-382.

Kaplan, S. & Waller, M.J. (2018). Reliability through resilience in organizational teams. In R. Ramanujam & K. Roberts (Eds.), From high reliability to reliable organizing: A handbook (pp. 90-117). Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.  

Su, L., Kaplan, S., Burd, R., Winslow, C., Hargrove, A., & Waller, M. (2017). Trauma resuscitation: Can team behaviors in the pre-arrival period predict resuscitation performance? BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning, 3, 106-110.

Kaplan, S., DeShon, R.P., & Tetrick, L.E. (2017). The bigger picture of employee well-being: Its role for individuals, families and societies. SHRM-SIOP White Paper Series. http://www.siop.org/Portals/84/docs/SIOP-SHRM%20White%20Papers/2017_02_SHRM-SIOP_Employee_Well-being.pdf

Winslow, C.J., Hu, X., Kaplan, S.A., & Li, Y. (2017). Accentuate the positive: Which positive emotions predict which work outcomes? Psychologist-Manager Journal, 20, 74-89.

 

Courses Taught

Organizational Change and Development

Personality Psychology

Psychometrics

Multivariate Statistics

Structural Equation Modeling and Meta-analysis

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Recent Presentations

Romer, A., Biskup, M., Kaplan, S., & Su, L. (2019, May). Simulation climate survey:  Differences in attitudes toward simulation between professional groups. Paper presented at the 11th international pediatric simulation symposia and workshops. Toronto, CA.

Kaplan, S. Henrickson Parker, Lei, X., Fitzgibbons, S., & Safford, S. (2019, April). The impact of operating room team familiarity on patient outcomes. In S. Henrickson Parker & R.J. Foti (Chairs). Unpacking the influence of intra-group factors in healthcare teams. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology National Harbor, MD.

Wong, C., Craig, L., Bradley-Geist, J., & Kaplan, S., (2019, April). Emotional intelligence, affective forecasting, and police recruit performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, National Harbor, MD.

Kaplan, S. Winslow, C.J., & Luchman, J. (2019, April). Does the importance of job features for job satisfaction vary with age? In. R.A. Laguerre & J.L. Barnes-Farrell (Chairs). When age matters and why: Crucial factors for success and well-being at work. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology National Harbor, MD.

Lei, X., Kaplan, S., & Wong, C. (2018, August). Examining the subjective experience and correlates of downtime at work. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

Saghafian, M., Waller, M.J., Kaplan, S., & Reid, W. (2018, August). Behind the curtain: Tracking the nested trajectories of stage management teams. In. M. Christianson (Chair). Tracing trajectories: Analyzing and visualizing unfolding sequences of action. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

Winslow, C., Luchman, J., & Kaplan, S. (2018, April). Job satisfaction over the career span: Comparing the impact of various job features. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL. 

 

In the Media

Has provided commentary to various media outlets including

-CNN

-The Huffington Post

-FastCompany

-The Washington Post

-The Daily Beast

 

Dissertations Supervised

Ashley A. Membere, The Effects of Stereotype Threat on the Performance of Black Female Leaders (2018)

Carolyn Winslow, The Role of Affective Forecasting in Task Behavior: How – and for Whom – Does (in)Accuracy in Emotional Predictions Impact Task Performance? (2017)

Ronald Vega, Why Use Flexible Work Arrangements?: A Policy Capturing Study Examining the Factors Related to FWA Utilization (2015)

Xiaoxiao Hu, The Truth Behind the Smile: Employees’ Management of Emotional Expressions in Interactions with Leaders and Peers (2012)

Alicia Ann Stachowski, A Model of Time Use at Work: Individual Differences, Time Use, and Performance (2011)