I am interested organizational commitment, the role of emotions in the workplace, and various factors that influence the replicability of studies.
Individuals choose to remain at organizations for a variety of reasons. Those reasons include identification and emotional attachment (affective commitment), perceived obligation (normative commitment), and perceived costs of leaving (continuance commitment) (Meyer & Allen, 1990). Currently, I am collaborating with others to investigate how commitment levels and relations vary cross-culturally.
Emotions in the Workplace.
Emotions are a key factor governing how individuals behave at both work and home. I am particularly interested in how various models of affect create different predictions for workplace behaviours.
Replicability of Studies.
Psychology is currently experiencing what some have called a 'crisis of confidence' due to the problems associated with replicating findings. I am interested in exploring the methodological factors that influence this issue.
Meyer, J.P., Stanley, D.J., Jackson, T.A., McInnis, K.J., Maltin, E.R., & Sheppard, L. (2012). Affective, normative, and continuance commitment levels across cultures: A meta-analysis. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 80(2)
Stanley, D.J., Allen, N.J., Williams, H.M., Ross, S.J. (2011). Examining workgroup diversity effects: Does playing by the (group-retention) rules help or hinder? Behavior Research Methods
, 43, 508-521.
Stanley, D.J. & Meyer, J.P. (2009). 2-D Affective Space: A New Approach to Orienting the Axes. Emotion, 9
Allen, N.J., Stanley, D.J., Williams, H., & Ross, S.J. (2007b). Assessing Dissimilarity Relations Under Missing Data Conditions: Evidence from Computer Simulations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92
Allen, N.J., Stanley, D.J., Williams, H., & Ross, S.J. (2007a). Assessing the Impact of Non-Response on Work Group Diversity Effects. Organizational Research Methods, 10
Meyer, J.P., Stanley, D. J., Herscovitch, L., Topolnytsky, L. (2002). Affective, continuance, and normative commitment to the organization: A meta-analysis of the antecedents, correlates, and consequences. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 61
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