Associate Professor of Management
Office: Isenberg 356
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1978
Human Resource Selection
Job Loss and Social Justice
Karren, R. and Sherman, K. (2012). Layoffs and unemployment discrimination: A new Stigma. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 27 (8), 848-863.
Karren, R. (2012). Introduction to the special issue on job loss. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 27 (8), 772-779.
Till, R. and Karren, R. (2011). Organizational justice perceptions and pay level satisfaction. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 26 (1), 42-57.
Shmerling, S., & Karren, R.J. (2011). Constructivist pedagogy in
asynchronous online education: Examining proactive behavior and the impact on
student engagement levels. International Journal on E-Learning, 10 (3), 311-330.
Peters, L. and Karren, R. (2009). An examination of the roles of trust and functional diversity on virtual team performance ratings. Group and Organization Management, 34 (4), 479-504.
Karren, R. J. and Zacharias, L. (2007). Integrity tests: Critical issues, Human Resource Management Review, 17, 221-234.
Zacharias, L, Karren, R, and Sherman, K. "Integrity testing: A comparison of the US and Europe," Managing in a Global Economy XII, Culture: Integration & Innovation, Sponsored by the Eastern Academy of Management, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 23-27, 2007.
Other Key Publications:
Karren, R. J. and Barringer, M. (2002). A review and analysis of the policy-capturing in organizational research: Guidelines for research and practice, Organizational Research Methods, 5, (4), 337-362.
Graves, L. M. and Karren, R. J. (1996). The employee selection interview: A fresh look at an old problem. Human Resource Management, 35, (2), 163-180.
Karren, R. J., and Graves, L. M. (1994). Assessing person-organization fit in personnel selection: Guidelines for future research. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 2 (3), 146-156.
Graves, L. M., and Karren, R. J. (1992). Interviewer decision processes and
effectiveness: An experimental policy-capturing investigation. Personnel Psychology, 45 (2), 313-340.
Bobko, P., Karren, R., and Kerker, S.P. (1987). Systematic research needs for understanding supervisory-based estimates of SDy in utility analysis. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 40, 69-95.
Mento, A.J., Steel, R.P., and Karren, R.J. (1987). A meta-analytic study of the effects of goal setting on task performance: 1966-1984. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 39, 52-83.
Bobko,, P., Karren R., and Parkington, J. (1983). The estimation of standard deviations in utility analyses: An empirical test. Journal of Applied Psychology, 68, 170-176.
Bobko, P., and Karren, R. (1979). The perception of Pearson product moment correlations from bivariate scatterplots. Personnel Psychology, 32, 313-325.