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
-The meaning of work
-Telework and Flexible work arrangements
Aitken, J. Kaplan, S., Pagan, O., Wong, C., Sikorski, E., & Helton, W. (Forthcoming). Affective forecasts for the experience itself: An investigation of the impact bias during an affective experience Current Psychology.
Aitken, J., Torres, E., Kaplan, S. Su, L., DiazGranados, D., & Parker, S. (2021, Online version available). The influence of simulation-based training on reflective practice. BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning.
Luchman, J., Lei, X., & Kaplan, S. (2020). Relative importance analysis with multivariate models: Shifting the focus from independent variables to parameter estimates. Journal of Applied Structural Equation Modeling, 4, 1-20.
Henrickson Parker, S., Lei, X., Fitzgibbons, S., Metzger, T., Safford, S., & Kaplan, S. (2020). The impact of surgical team familiarity on length of procedure and length of stay: Inconsistent relationships across procedures, team members, and sites. In-press at World Journal of Surgery.
Kaplan, S. Winslow, C., & Luchman, J. (All Authors contributed equally). (2020). What are we working for? Comparing the importance of job features for job satisfaction over the career span. Social Indicators Research, 148, 1021-1037.
Biskup, M.1, Kaplan, S.1, Bradley-Geist, J., & Membere, A. (2019). Just how miserable is work?: A meta-analysis comparing work and non-work affect. Published online at PLOS ONE. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0212594
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.
Organizational Change and Development
Structural Equation Modeling and Meta-analysis
Aitken, J., Kaplan, S., Cannon, J., & Kim, H. (2021, August). On the functions of work: A meta-analysis of Jahoda's latent deprivation model. Paper to be presented at the annual Academy of Management conference. Virtual due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
Campbell, A. & Kaplan, S. Mindfulness profiles in leadership: Exploring differential mindfulness among supervisors. Poster to be presented at the annual American Psychological Association conference. Virtual due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
Aitken, J., Kaplan, S., & Kuykendall, L. (March, 2021). Obstacles to task performance for full-time teleworkers. Paper to be presented at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Winslow, C. Kimble, E., & Kaplan, S. (March, 2021). A policy capturing study to understand determinants of job satisfaction. Poster to be presented virtually at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Aitken, J.A., Zhu, Z., Kaplan, S., & Dalal, R.S. (March, 2021). Just-in-time adaptive interventions in organizational research. Paper to be presented virtually at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Waller, M.J., & Kaplan, S.A., Torres, E., & Shulman, M. (July, 2020). The advantages of going slow to speed team outcomes in critical contexts. Accepted for presentation at Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) annual meeting, Bellevue, WA. (Conference canceled).
Campbell, L., Kaplan, S., Waller, M.J., & Fernandes, A. (July, 2020). Different normative team communication patterns across crisis types: Evidence from blackbox transcripts. Accepted for presentation at Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) annual meeting, Bellevue, WA. (Conference canceled).
Aitken, J., Wong, C., Pagan, O., Sikorski, E., Craig, L., Kaplan, S., Bradley-Geist, Helton, W., & Bayley, B. (August, 2020). Leaning into discomfort: Accuracy of affective forecasts does not correlate with performance. Paper to be presented at the 2020 annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
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)