Jerel Slaughter

Eller Professor of Management

Management and Organizations Department Head

Jerel Slaughter

McClelland Hall 405JJ
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

  • Recruitment and applicant attraction
  • Counterproductive and unethical behavior in organizations
  • Pre-employment selection tests
  • Decision making in recruitment and selection

Degrees

PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 2000

Jerel Slaughter joined the Eller College of Management in 2002. Before coming to Eller, he worked as an assistant professor at Louisiana State University, which he joined after earning his PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Bowling Green State University. His areas of expertise include recruitment and applicant attraction, counterproductive and unethical behavior in organizations, pre-employment selection tests and decision making in recruitment and selection. He is currently affiliated with the Academy of Management, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Association for Psychological Science.

Courses

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

  • Chawla, N., Gabriel, A. S., da Motta Veiga, S., Slaughter, J. E. (in press).  Does feedback matter for job search self-regulation? It depends on feedback quality.  Personnel Psychology.
  • 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