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Psychological Sciences Faculty

Sang Eun WooSang Eun Woo

Assistant Professor, Industrial/Organizational

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
Psychological Sciences, Room 2116

E-mail: sewoo@psych.purdue.edu
Telephone: (765) 494-3126
Website: http://www1.psych.purdue.edu/~sewoo/


Degree:
Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

Research Interests:

Research focuses on how people's personality and motivation can help explain various organizational outcomes such as performance, job attitudes, and withdrawal behaviors.

Recent Publications:

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., 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.

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.

Jesiek, B. K., Zhu, Q., Woo, S. E., Thompson, J., & Mazzurco, A. (2014). Global engineering competency in context: Situations and behaviors. Online Journal for Global Engineering Education, 8(1), Art 1.

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.

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.