SIOP 2018 Research from Mercer | Sirota

We look forward to participating in the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology in Chicago, IL from April 19th – April 21st at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

Congratulations to all of our friends and colleagues who had research that was accepted this year! (See below for where we will be participating.)

Please stop by and see us at Booth #217 too!

For full details on this conference please visit the SIOP website at


External and Ethnic: Living the Diversity Experience External Practice (Panel)

Chair: Ranjit Nair, PhD (Potluck Culture LLC) Panelists: Sayeed Islam, PhD (Talent Metrics); Ena Sawney Johnson, PhD (PricewaterhouseCoopers); Keisha Phillips-Kong, PhD (Keiphi Consulting Inc.); Vivian Woo, PhD and Frances Amato (Mercer | Sirota)

April 19, 2018, from 12:00 PM to 1:20 PM, Chicago 8


When Team Fault Lines Give Rise to Disintegrated Network Dynamics (Symposium/Forum)

Fred G. Macoukji (Walmart); Danielle Crawford (University of South Florida); Richard A. Guzzo (Mercer); Eden B. King (Rice University); Chris Marshburn (University of North Carolina); Min Park (Mercer); Nicholas A. Smith (Portland State University); Scott Tonidandel (Davidson College); Wendy L. Bedwell (PACE Consulting Solutions, LLC.); Kelcie Grenier (University of North Carolina at Charlotte); Theresa Hernandez (Portland State University); Alex P. Lindsey (Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis); Larry R. Martinez (Portland State University); Enrica N. Ruggs (University of North Carolina at Charlotte); and Karoline Summerville (University of North Carolina)

April, 20, 2018, from 1:00 PM to 2:20 PM, Chicago 8


The Road Not Taken: Career Choices In IO (Debate)

Anthony Auriemmo, PhD (Michael Kors); Mac Quartarone, PhD (BTS); Comila Shahani-Denning, PhD (Hofstra University) and Peter Rutigliano, PhD (Mercer | Sirota)

April 19, 2018, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Superior A


Organizational Efficacy, Employee Engagement and Employee Commitment: A Field Study (Poster)

Anthony Caputo and Patrick Hyland, PhD (Mercer | Sirota)

April 20, 2018, from 11:00 AM to 11:50 AM, Riverwalk A


Is Engagement Different for Tenure, Ethnicity, and Gender Across Industries? (Poster)

Vivian Woo, PhD, Frances Amato and Michael McGuire (Mercer | Sirota)

April 20, 2018, from 11:00 AM to 11:50 AM, Riverwalk A


Evolution of People Analytics: New Challenges and Opportunities (Panel)

Lauren Holbrook (Uber Technologies, Inc.); Luye Chang (Uber Technologies, Inc.); Lauren A. Wegman (Oath); Karyn Marciniak Ph.D., (Mercer); Nick Kalave (Telsa); Schinria Islam (Uber Technologies, Inc.); Jason Brown (Uber Technologies, Inc.); Susan Biancani (Airbnb); and Anna Merritt (Square)

April 20, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sheraton 3


Lost in Progression: Transitioning from the Classroom to Practice (Roundtable)

Michelle Corman (Mercer | Sirota); Benjamin Liberman, PhD (United States Office of Personnel Management) and Michael Chetta, PhD (Talent Metrics)

April 20, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Superior A


Transformational and Transactional Leadership Today: A Meta-Analysis (Poster)

Patrick Hyland, PhD, David Reeves, PhD, and Anthony Caputo (Mercer | Sirota)

April 21, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM, Riverwalk A


Hub and Spoke: Supporting Your Local Networking and Development Efforts (Alternative)

Ginger Whelan (Whelan & Associates); Michael Chetta, PhD (Talent Metrics); Anna Erickson (CEB now Gartner); Peter Scontrino (Scontrino-Powell); Donna Sylvan (Sylvan & Associates); Naz Tadjbakhsh (Artemis Search Partners); Lynda Zugec (The Workforce Consultants) and Peter Rutigliano, PhD (Mercer | Sirota)

April 21, 2018, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Superior A


Measure it again! Considerations for Reassessment Practices (Panel)

Chair: Michael Tapia (Hogan Assessments) Panelists: Darin Nei (Hogan Assessments); Dara Drescher (Gartner); and Jane Wu (IBM Talent Management Solutions); and Megan Connolly (Mercer | Sirota)

April 21, 2018, from 11:30 AM to 12:20 PM, Chicago 8


Employee Engagement is So Over! Ok, Maybe Not Quite (Panel)

Kristopher Fenlason (3M); Sarah Johnson (Perceptyx); Paul Mastrangelo (CEB); Silke McCance (Procter & Gamble) and Lewis Garrad (Mercer | Sirota)

April 21, 2018, from 1:30 PM to 2:50 PM, Chicago 8


“Logistic Regression, Random Forests, and Naïve Bayes” as part of a session on “Teaching Big Data Methods” (Alternative Session)

Samuel T. McAbee (Bowling Green State University); Eden B. King (Rice University); Min Park (Mercer); Richard A. Guzzo (Mercer); Ronald S. Landis (Illinois Institute of Technology); and Jeffrey M. Stanton, (Syracuse University)

April 21, 2018, from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Sheraton 4


Thinking Outside the Box: Leveraging Employee Surveys for More (Ignite Session with Roundtables)

Amanda C. Shull (Nike Inc.); Matthew S. Kleinman, PhD (Gartner); Marc Vicino (JetBlue); Andrea M. Bizarro, PhD (JetBlue); Leslie M. Golay, PhD (NuVasive); Brad Haime (Guardian); Gina Schirripa (Aon); Christine Smith (Baruch College and the Graduate Center, CUNY); Patrick Hyland, PhD and Anthony Caputo (Mercer | Sirota)

April 21, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM, Superior B, Session S

Using Assessment to Predict Success in Sports: NFL Case Study (Panel)

Richard A. Guzzo (Mercer); Harold W. Goldstein (Baruch College & Graduate Center); Haig Nalbantian (Mercer); Rachel Ryan (American Express Company); Ken Yusko (University of Maryland/College Park); Charles A. Scherbaum (Baruch College, City University of New York); and Elliott C. Larson (The Graduate Center & Baruch College, CUNY)

April 21, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM, Michigan A