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 (wellness interventions, telework)
Lei, X., Kaplan, S., Dye, C, & Wong, C. On the subjective experience and correlates of downtime at work: A mixed-method examination. In press at the Journal of Organizational Behavior
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.
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.
Structural Equation Modeling and Meta-analysis
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.
Kaplan, S., Parker, S., Metzger, T., Lei, X., Safford, S., Fitzgibbons, S., & Muthukattil, R. (2017, July). Team familiarity in the operating room: A large-scale investigation of theoretical and practical issues. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, St. Louis, MO.
Has provided commentary to various media outlets including
-The Huffington Post
-The Washington Post
-The Daily Beast
Ashley A. Membere, The Effects of Stereotype Threat on the Performance of Black Female Leaders (2018)
Alicia Ann Stachowski, A Model of Time Use at Work: Individual Differences, Time Use, and Performance (2011)