Psychological Sciences Faculty
Sang Eun Woo
Assistant Professor, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
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.
Selected Recent Publications:
* denotes student author
Woo, S. E., Keith, M.*, & Thornton, M.* (2015). Amazon Mechanical Turk for industrial and organizational psychology: Advantages, challenges, and practical recommendations. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 8(2), 171-179.
Porter, C. M.*, Woo, S. E. (2015). Untangling the networking phenomenon: A dynamic psychological perspective on how and why people network. Journal of Management, 41(5), 1477-1500.
Woo, S. E., Jin, J.*, & LeBreton, J. (2015). Specificity matters: Criterion-related validity of contextualized and facet measures of Conscientiousness in predicting college student performance. Journal of Personality Assessment, 97(3), 301–309.
Jebb, A. T.* & Woo, S. E. (2015). A Bayesian primer for the organizational sciences: The “two sources” and introduction to BugsXLA. Organizational Research Methods, 18(1), 92-132.
Woo, S. E., Chernyshenko, O.S., Longley, A.*, Zhang, Z., Chiu, C-y., & Stark, S.E. (2014). Openness to experience: Its lower-level structure, measurement, and cross-cultural equivalence. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96(1), 29-45.
Woo, S. E., Chernyshenko, O.S., Stark, S.E., & Conz, G.* (2014). Validity of six openness facets in predicting work behaviors: A meta-analysis. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96(1), 76-86.
Woo, S. E., & Allen, D. (2014). Toward an inductive theory of stayers and seekers in the organization. Journal of Business and Psychology, 29, 683-703.
Tay, L., Woo, S. E., & Vermunt, J. K. (2014). A conceptual framework of cross-level isomorphism: Psychometric validation of multilevel constructs. Organizational Research Methods, 17(1), 77-106.
Zhu, X., Woo, S. E., Porter, C. M.*, & Brzezinski, M. (2013). Pathways to happiness: From personality to social networks and perceived support. Social Networks, 35, 382-393.
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.