Jerel Slaughter

Eller Professor of Management
Management and Organizations Department Head


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

Areas of Expertise

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


MGMT 503 Human Resource Management
MGMT 696H Human Resource Management

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

Evans, J. B., Slaughter, J. E., Ellis, A. P. J., & Rivin, J. (in press). Gender and the evaluation of humor at work.  Journal of Applied Psychology. 

Kausel E. E., Slaughter, J. E., Evans, J. M., & Stein, J.  (in press).  Do findings from laboratory experiments on preferential selection generalize to cognitively-oriented tasks?  A test of two perspectives.  Journal of Business and Psychology.

Slaughter, J. E., & Evans, J. B. (2017).  Organizational image and reputation.  In R. W. Griffin (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Management.  New York: Oxford University Press.

Slaughter, J. E., & Reb, J.  (2016). Decision making processes.  In S. G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (2nd edition).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lievens, F., & Slaughter, J. E. (2016). Employer image and employer branding: What we know, and what we need to know.  In F. P. Morgeson (Ed.), Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior (vol. 3, pp. 407-440).  Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews. 

Kausel, E. E., Culbertson, S. S., Leiva, P. I., Slaughter, J. E., & Jackson, A. T. (2015).  Too arrogant for their own good? Why and when narcissists dismiss advice. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 131, 33-50.

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.

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 - 2015)
  • 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

  • Eller Professorship, 2016-present
  • Stephen P. Robbins Professorship, 2013-2016
  • 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