Jerel Slaughter

Robbins Professor of Management
Management and Organizations Department Head


Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 2000


BNAD 512 Managing Human Capital in Changing Organizations
MGMT 432A Applied Topics in Bargaining and Negotiation

Research Interests

  • Recruitment and Applicant Attraction
  • Deviant and Unethical Behavior in Organizations
  • Pre-Employment Selection Tests
  • Decision Making in Recruitment and Selection

Recent Publications

Slaughter, J. E., Cable, D. M., & Turban, D. B.  (2014).  Changing job seekers’ image perceptions during recruitment visits: The moderating role of belief confidence.  Journal of Applied Psychology, 99, 1146-1158.

Slaughter, J. E., Christian, M. S., Podsakoff, N. P., Sinar, E. F, & Lievens, F.  (2014).  On the limitations of using situational judgment tests to measure interpersonal skills: The moderating influence of employee anger.  Personnel Psychology, 67, 847-885.

Slaughter, J. E., & Kausel, E. E.  (2013).  Employee selection decisions.  In S. Highhouse, R. Dalal, & E. Salas (Eds.), Judgment and decision making at work.  New York: Routledge.

Slaughter J. E. (2012).  Program developers should focus on internalization, not participation.  American Journal of Health Promotion, 36, TAHP4-TAHP6.

Slaughter, J. E., Kausel, E. E., & Quiñones, M. A. (2011).  The decoy effect as a covert influence tactic.  Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 24, 249-266.

Christian, M. S., Garza, A. S, & Slaughter, J. E.  (2011).  Work engagement: A quantitative review and test of its relations with task and contextual performance. Personnel Psychology, 64, 89-136.

Kausel, E. E., & Slaughter, J. E.  (2011).  Narrow personality traits and organizational attraction: Evidence for the complementary hypothesis.  Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 114, 3-14.

Becker, W. J., Connolly, T., & Slaughter, J. E.  (2010).  The effect of job offer timing on job acceptance, performance, and turnover.  Personnel Psychology, 63, 223-241.

Bonaccio, S., Dalal, R. S., Highhouse, S., Ilgen, D. R., Mohammed, S., & Slaughter, J. E. (2010, author response).  Taking workplace decisions seriously: This conversation has been fruitful!  Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3,455-464.

Dalal, R. S., Bonaccio, S., Highhouse, S., Ilgen, D. R., Mohammed, S., & Slaughter, J. E. (2010, focal article).  What if industrial-organizational psychology decided to take workplace decisions seriously? Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3, 386-405.

Professional Associations

  • Academy of Management
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Association for Psychological Science

Editorial Work

  • Journal of Applied Psychology - Editorial Board (2008 - Present)
  • Personnel Psychology - Editorial Board (2011 - Present)
  • Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology - Editorial Board (2009 - Present)
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management Research - Editorial Board (2006 - Present)
  • Personnel Assessment and Decisions – Editorial Board (2013-present)
  • Journal of Management - Editorial Board (2006 - 2009)
  • Journal of Business and Psychology - Associate Editor (2009 - 2012)

Awards and Honors

  • Stephen P. Robbins Professorship, 2013-present
  • Brian Lesk Faculty Fellowship, 2006-2013
  • Outstanding Reviewer Recognition, AOM OB Division, 2006, 2013
  • Recognition of Top-Rated Poster Submissions, SIOP, 2006
  • Student Alumni Association Teacher Appreciation Award, 2004