College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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 two areas. He studies employee wellness, with a focus on workplace affect. He also investigates team performance in extreme environments and during crises.

Selected Publications

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

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

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

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

Winslow, C.J., Kaplan, S. A., Bradley-Geist, J. C., Lindsey, A.P., Ahmad, A.S., & Hargrove, A.K. (2017). An examination of two positive organizational interventions: For whom do these interventions work? Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22, 129-137.

Courses Taught

Personality

Psychometrics

Multivariate Statistics

Stuctural Equation Modeling and Meta-analysis

Recent Presentations

Hargrove, A., Kaplan, S., Winslow, C.J., Green, J.P, & Kong, W.* (2017, August). Differentiating the role of frustration and anger in the within-person stressor-CWB relationship. In Emotions at the social interface: How emotions link people and their social environments. Symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA. 

Waller, M.J.,  Kaplan, & Lei, Z. (2017, August). Explicit coordination balance in teams facing critical events. In Adopting a temporal les in organizational behavior research. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA. 

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.

Kaplan, S. Nicolaides, V.C.*, Ruark, G.A., Cortina, J.M, & Gilrane, V. (2017, April). Shoulder to lean on or cheerleader?: Leader emotion management strategies. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Biskup, M.*, Kaplan, S., Bradley-Geist, J., & Membere, A*. (2017, April). Just howmiserable is work? A meta-analysis of the evidence. In. M. Ford (Chair). New within person perspectives on affect across work and home. Symposium to be at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Lei, X.*, Dye, C.*, & Kaplan, S. (2017, April). A qualitative study on the experience of downtime at work. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

 

In the Media

Has provided commentary to various media outlets including

-CNN

-The Huffington Post

-FastCompany

-The Washington Post

Dissertations Supervised

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

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

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

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