1 Jay Caughron, Ph.D. HOME OFFICE 4157 Whistler Rd. Radford University Radford, VA Russell Hall Phone: (540) P.O. Box Radford, VA RESEARCH INTERESTS My current areas of interest include leadership, innovation, ethical decision-making, and complex cognition in social and organizational settings. Specific topic areas include: Follower as well as leader sensemaking, including problem detection and information interpretation Followers responses to leader action and communication Decision-making in ethically charged circumstances Organizational innovation Creativity and problem-solving in social situations The effects of organizational strategy on individual decision-making and behavior EDUCATION Ph.D., Psychology Major Area: Industrial-Organizational Psychology Minor Area: Quantitative Methods Dissertation: Embedded leadership: Do mid-level leaders model their superior s leadership style? M.S., Psychology Major Area: Industrial-Organizational Psychology Thesis: Project planning: The effects of using formal planning techniques on creative problem-solving B.A., Biology Washington University, St. Louis, MO Major Area: Functional Anatomy PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2010-Present Radford University Assistant Professor Department of Psychology Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program The Leadership Quarterly Editorial Assistant University of Oklahoma Communicated with authors and publisher to facilitate on-time publication of issues Organized meetings of the editorial board Worked toward the timely resolution problems in the publication process NIH Ethics in Research Grant Graduate Student Researcher Designed and directed studies of ethical decision-making
2 Generated items and scoring system for ethical decision-making measure Conducted training for faculty and graduate students in professional ethics Assisted in developing and testing a theoretical model of ethical decision-making Conducted data analyses for multiple projects Department of Defense Grant Graduate Student Researcher Developed bio-data assessment instruments including item content and scoring method Briefed contract sponsor Wrote technical report for sponsor Developed manual for creating automated scoring system Hertz Corporation, Lewisville, TX Operations Manager Organized and directed personnel Created and implemented employee training programs Developed new operational methods for newly emerging business areas Interacted with customers Calculated office financial statistics (e.g., revenue per day) TEACHING EXPERIENCE 2010-Present Assistant Professor, Radford University Social Psychology Designed and taught undergraduate course Topics include stereotyping, conformity, pro-social behavior, and aggression Psychology of the Workplace Designed and taught undergraduate course Topics include job attitudes, worker well-being, work teams, performance appraisal, employee selection Psychometrics Designed and taught graduate level course Topics include scales of measurement, test development, statistical reliability, validity of test scoring Employee Selection Designed and taught graduate level course Topics include job analysis, predicting employee performance, evaluating job applicants, evaluating person-organization fit Organizational Behavior II Designed and taught graduate level course Topics include power and influence, theories of leadership, organizational theory, innovation management Lecturer and Supervisor I/O Psychology Research Lab, University of Oklahoma Lectured at lab seminars Mentored undergraduate students Coordinated undergraduate research assistants Taught undergraduate research assistants basic research techniques Summer 2009 Co-instructor, Theories of Creativity and Innovation Developed and delivered material for upper-level course Organized course guidelines, syllabus, and grading procedures
3 Spring Present Received an average rating of 5 out of 5 in all categories on student evaluations Presenter, Responsible Conduct of Research/Professional Ethics Training University of Oklahoma, Department of Psychology Organized and presented materials to graduate students regarding ethical conduct and integrity in academic settings Summer 2008 Presenter, Responsible Conduct of Research/Professional Ethics Training (Training for Trainers) University of Oklahoma, Department of Psychology Trained faculty members to become ethics instruction trainers for graduate students Spring 2008 Instructor, Theories of Leadership University of Oklahoma Price School of Business Developed and delivered material for upper-level course Organized course guidelines, syllabus, and grading procedures Received above average student evaluations in 9 out of 11 categories Academy High School, Irving, TX Irving Independent School District Science Teacher, Team Lead Taught Biology and Introduction to Physics and Chemistry Coordinated a team of seven educators, organizing special events, and adapting to the specific needs of the student-customer Union Bower Middle School, Irving, TX Irving Independent School District Science Teacher, Team Lead Taught Life Science and Physical Science Worked with students who had been unsuccessful in a regular school environment GRADUATE LEVEL COURSE WORK Survey of I/O Psychology Research Methods 1 Human Resource Management Research Methods 2 Organizational Behavior Experimental Design Work Motivation Exploratory Data Analysis Cognition in Organizations Structural Equations Modeling/Factor Analysis Leadership in Organizations Tests and Methods Training and Development Social Psychology Innovation and Creativity Social Influence Assessment and Selection History of Psychology Organizational Ethics Career Counseling PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Academy of Management Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists American Psychological Association American Psychological Society Southern Management Association
4 PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Research Assistant at the University of North Texas: Directed data collection efforts at off-campus locations (2004) Content Rater: Served on content coding team for several dissertations, theses, and research studies in the psychology department at the University of Oklahoma ( ) Presenter: Trainer: Prepared and delivered lectures to other graduate students concerning teaching techniques, lab management, and careers options for I/O psychologists ( ) Conducted Life Decisions training with adolescents University of North Texas (2004)
5 Prepared and delivered material to faculty trainers as part of a two day train-thetrainers seminar as part of a responsible conduct of research and professional practices training program University of Oklahoma ( ) Reviewer: Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2011 Conference poster sessions and symposia (2011) Southern Management Association 2012 Conference symposia (2012) COMMUNITY SERVICE Judge for Southwestern Virginia Governor s School Science Fair (2010, Fall) Pro Bono Consultant for Western Virginia Regional Jail - Job Analysis Project (2011, Spring) Judge for Southwestern Virginia Governor s School Science Fair (2011, Fall) Pro Bono Consultant for Western Virginia Regional Jail Selection System Development (2012, Spring) Pro Bono Consultant for Richmond Society for Human Resource Management Sterling Workplace Awards Project (2011 to Present) UNIVERSITY SERVICE Search Committee Member resulting in the successful hire of Jessica Doll to the Radford Psychology Department ( ) Psychology Representative for Radford University Majors Fair October 5 th, 2011 Psychology Representative in video for Radford University Psychology Department website (2011, Fall) Development Lead for Radford University Career Services Assessment Center (2011-Present) Served as a member on eight oral exam committees (Spring 2011) Served as a member on five oral exam committees and two as a chair (Spring 2012) PRESENTATIONS Zeni, T., Caughron, J. J., Antes, A., Friedrich, T., & Waples, E. (2012, April). Lessons learned from early career academics. Symposium presented at SIOP, San Diego, CA. Caughron, J. J., Peacock, J. H., Thiel, C. E., Antes, A. L., Mumford, M. D., Connelly, S. & Devenport, L. D. (2012, March). The role of competition and ethical decision-making. Poster presented at the Quest for Research Excellence 2012, The Office of Research Integrity, Washington D.C. Caughron, J. J., Antes, A. L., Mumford, M. D., Devenport, L. D., Connelly, S., & Brown, R. P. (2009, May). The Process of Sensemaking in Ethical Decision-making. Presentation at the 2009 Office of Research Integrity (ORI) Research conference on Research Integrity, Niagara Falls, NY. Caughron, J. J. & Mumford, M. D. (2008, August). Creative Problem-solving and Planning: The Effects of Standard Planning Techniques. Presented at the Academy of Management Conference. Anaheim, CA.
6 Caughron, J. J., Antes, A. L., Waples, E. P. Thiel, C., Mumford, M. D., Connelly, S. (2008, April). A Meta- Analysis of Ethics Training Effectiveness. Presentation at the First Biennial Conference on Responsible Conduct of Research Education, Instruction and Training (RCR-EIT), St. Louis, MO. Eubanks, D. L., Friedrich, T. L., Blackwell, L. V., Antes, A. L., Caughron, J. J., & Mumford, M. D. (2008, April). Criticism and the reactions of outstanding leaders and their followers. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA. STUDENT PRESENTATIONS Cannon-Story, P. R., Gomes, N. E., Matt, R., Reeves, M. M., Salyers, S. J., Shaul, J. C., Wood, J. W., and Caughron, J. J. (2011, April). Findings and Recommendations for Revising the WVRJ Hiring Practices. Presentation for client at the Western Virginia Regional Jail. PUBLICATIONS Caughron, J. J., Peterson, D. R., Mumford, M. D. (in press). Creativity Training. In Runco, M., & Pritzker, S. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity (2 nd ed.). London: Academic Press. Caughron, J. J., Antes, A., Stenmark, C., Thiel, C., Wang, X., & Mumford, M. D. (in press). Competition and sensemaking in ethical situations. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Caughron, J. J., Mumford, M. D., & Fleishman, E. A. (2012). The Fleishman Job Analysis Survey (F- JAS): Development, validation, and application. The Handbook of Work Analysis in Organizations. Caughron, J. J., & Mumford, M. E. (2012). Embedded leadership: How do a leader s superiors impact middle-management performance? The Leadership Quarterly, 23, Caughron, J. J., Antes, A., L., Stenmark, C. K., Thiel, C., E., Wang, X., & Mumford, M. D. (2011). Sensemaking strategies for ethical decision-making. Ethics and Behavior, 21, Stenmark, C. K., Antes, A. L., Wang, X., Caughron, J. J., Thiel, C. E., Mumford, M. D. (2010). Forecasting outcomes in ethical decision-making: Identifying and analyzing the causes of the problem. Ethics and Behavior, 20, Caughron, J. J. (2010). Perspectives on Leadership Research. In M. D. Mumford (Ed.), Leadership 101. New York: Springer. Mumford, M. D., Antes, A. L., Caughron, J. J., Connelly, S., & Beeler, C. (2010). Cross-Field Differences in Creative Problem-Solving Skills: A Comparison of Health, Biological, and Social Sciences. Creativity Research Journal. Eubanks, D. L., Antes, A. L., Friedrich, T. L., Caughron, J. J., Blackwell, L. V., Mumford, M. D., & Avers- Bedell, K. E. (2010). Criticism and Outstanding Leadership: An evaluation of leader reactions and critical outcomes. Leadership Quarterly, 21. Caughron, J. J., Shipman, A. S., Beeler, C. K., and Mumford, M. D. (2009). Social Innovation: Thinking about changing the system. International Journal of Cognition and Problem Solving, 19, Mumford, M. D., Antes, A. L., Beeler, C. K., & Caughron, J. J. (2009). On corruption of scientists: The influence of field, environment, and personality. In C. Cooper & R Burke (Eds.), Research Companion: Corruption in Organization). London: Edward Elgar.
7 Mumford, M. D., Caughron, J. J., and Friedrich, T. L. (2009). Charismatic, ideological, and pragmatic leadership: Where we are, where do we need to go. In L. J. Yammarino & F. Dansereau (Eds.), Multi-Level Perspectives on Leadership. Oxford, England: Elsevier. Mumford, M. D., Friedrich, T. L., Caughron, J. J., and Antes, A. L. (2009). Leadership development and assessment: Rethinking the state of the art. In K. A. Ericsson (Ed.), The development of professional expertise. Mahhaw, NJ: Erlbaum. Mumford, M. D., Friedrich, T. L., Caughron, J. J., Antes, A. L. (2009). Leadership research: Traditions, developments, and current directions. In D. A. Buchanan & A. Bryman (Eds.), Handbook of Organizational Research Methods. London, England: Sage. Mumford, M. D., Hunter, S. T., Friedrich, T. L., & Caughron, J. J. (2009) Charismatic, ideological, and pragmatic leadership: An examination of multi-level influences on leader emergence and performance. In F. Yammarino & F. Dansereau (Eds.), Multi-Level Perspectives on Leadership. Oxford, England: Elsevier. Caughron, J. J., & Mumford, M. D. (2008). Project planning: The effects of using formal planning techniques on creative problem-solving. Creativity and Innovation Management, 17, Note: One of five finalists for Best Paper of the Year for Creativity and Innovation Management. Mumford, M. D., Antes, A., Caughron, J. J., & Friedrich, T. (2008). Charismatic, ideological, and pragmatic leadership: Multi-level influences on emergence and performance. The Leadership Quarterly,19, Mumford, M. D., & Caughron, J. J. (2007). Neurology and creative thought: Some thoughts about working memory, the cerebellum, and creativity. Creativity Research Journal, 19, Mumford, M. D., Friedrich, T. L., Caughron, J. J., & Byrne, C. L. (2007). Leader cognition in real-world settings: How do leaders think about crises? The Leadership Quarterly, 18,