Psychological Sciences Faculty
Sang Eun Woo
Assistant Professor, Industrial/Organizational Area
Department of Psychological Sciences
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA
Psychological Sciences, Room 2116
Degree: Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
Research focuses on how people's personality and motivation can help explain various organizational outcomes such as performance, job attitudes, and withdrawal behaviors.
Woo, S. E., & Allen, D. (in press). Toward an inductive theory of stayers and seekers in the organization. Journal of Business and Psychology.
Woo, S. E., Chernyshenko, O.S., Stark, S.E., & Conz, G. (in press). Validity of six openness facets in predicting work behaviors: A meta-analysis. Journal of Personality Assessment.
Woo, S. E., Chernyshenko, O.S., Longley, A., Zhang, Z., Chiu, C-y., & Stark, S.E. (in press). Openness to experience: Its lower-level structure, measurement, and cross-cultural equivalence. Journal of Personality Assessment.
Zhu, X., Woo, S. E., Porter, C.*, & Brzezinski, M. (in press). Pathways to happiness: From personality to social networks and perceived support. Social Networks.
Woo, S. E., & Maertz, C. P. (2012). Assessment of voluntary turnover in organizations: Answering the questions of why, who, and how much. In N. Schmitt (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of personnel assessment and selection (pp. 570-594). New York, NY US: Oxford University Press.
Woo, S. E. (2011). A study of Ghiselli’s hobo syndrome. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 79, 461–469.
Proctor, R. W., Nof, S. Y., Yih, Y., Balasubramanian, P., Busemeyer, J., Carayon, P., Chiu, C-Y, Farahmand, F., Gonzalez, C., Gore, J., Landry, S. J., Lehto, M., Rau, P-L., Rouse, W., Tay, L., Vu, K-P. L., Woo, S. E., Salvendy, G. (2011). Understanding and improving cross-cultural decision making in design and use of digital media: A research agenda. International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 27, 1-40.
Tay, L., Woo, S. E., Klafehn, J., & Chiu, C-y. (2010). Recent advances in conceptualizing and measuring cultures. In E. Tucker, M. Viswanathan, & G. Walford (Eds.), The Handbook of Measurement: How social scientists generate, modify, and validate indicators and scales. Sage Publication. (All authors contributed equally)
Burrus, K.M., Woo, S. E., Wyatt, J., & Hossler, D. (2010). Use of student-institution fit in college admissions: Do applicants really know what is good for them? College & University, 18-26.
Woo, S.E., Sims, C., Rupp, D.E., & Gibbons, A.M. (2008). Development engagement within and following Developmental Assessment Centers: Considering feedback favorability and self-assessor agreement. Personnel Psychology, 61, 727-759.
Woo, S.E., Gibbons, A.M., & Thornton III, G.C. (2007). Latent mean differences in the facets of achievement motivation of undergraduate students and adult workers in the U.S. Personality and Individual Differences, 43(7), 1687-1697.
Woo, S.E., Harms, P.D., & Kuncel, N.R. (2007). Personality-intelligence integrated: Typical intellectual engagement and need for cognition. Personality and Individual Differences, 43(6), 1635-1639.