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Satoris Culbertson

Associate ProfessorSatoris Culberston
Department of Management

ph. 785-532-6975
e. satoris@ksu.edu

Research Goals

Tori Culbertson conducts research primarily in the areas of employment interviews, performance management, and work-family conflict and facilitation, with recent ventures in the areas of workplace engagement and judgment and decision making. Her primary goal is to identify ways in which improvements can be made in each of these areas, to benefit both organizations and their employees.

Current Research & Consulting Projects

  • Understanding the role of memory recall in behavior description interviews
  • Examining the crossover and spillover of work-family conflict in dual-earner couples
  • Understanding the effects of response lags on interview ratings
  • Examining the impact of emotions within the appraisal-tendency framework

Major Accomplishments

  • Have worked for and consulted with a variety of organizations on human resources management topics
  • Published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Human Relations, among others.
  • Awards: SIOP Distinguished Contibutions to Teaching Award, CBA Outstanding Contributions in Research Award, Ralph Reitz Outstanding Teaching Award, William L. Stamey Teaching Award
  • Author (with Paul M. Muchinsky) of the 11th edition of Psychology Applied to Work
  • Book Review Editor, Personnel Psychology

Recent Publications

  • Huffcutt, A. I., Culbertson, S. S., & Goebl, A. P. (in press). The interactive influence of ambition and sociability on performance in a behavior description interview. Personnel Assessment and Decisions.
  • Weyhrauch, W. S., & Culbertson, S. S. (in press). Identifying the strongest or the weakest link: Effects on subsequent ratings. Personnel Assessment and Decisions.
  • Kausel, E. E., Culbertson, S. S., Leiva, P. I., Slaughter, J., & 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.
  • Culbertson, S. S., Fullagar, C. J., Simmons, M. J., & Zhu, M. (2015). Contagious flow: Antecedents and consequences of optimal experience in the classroom. Journal of Management Education, 39, 319-349.
  • Huffman, A. H., Culbertson, S. S., Wayment, H. A., & Irving, L. (2015). Resource replacement and psychological well-being during unemployment: The role of family support. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 89, 74-82.
  • Payne, S. C., Culbertson, S. S., Lopez, Y. P., Boswell, W. R., & Barger, E. J. (2015). Contract breach as a trigger for adjustment to the psychological contract during the first year of employment. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 88, 41-60.
  • Huffcutt, A. I., Culbertson, S. S., & Weyhrauch, W. S. (2014). Multi-stage artifact correction: An illustration with structured employment interviews. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 7, 548-553.
  • Culbertson, S. S. (2014). Beware of pointing fingers: In defense of the migrators. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 7, 342-346.
  • Huffcutt, A. I., Culbertson, S. S., & Weyhrauch, W. S. (2014). Moving forward indirectly: Reanalyzing the validity of employment interviews with indirect range restriction methodology. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22, 297-309.
  • Huffman, A. H., Payne, S. C., Koehly, L. M., Culbertson, S. S., & Castro, C. A. (2014). Examining time demands and work-family conflict on psychological distress. Military Behavioral Health, 2, 26-32.
  • Huffman, A. H., Culbertson, S. S., Henning, J. B., & Goh, A. (2013). Work-family conflict across the lifespan. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 28, 761-780.
  • Culbertson, S. S., Henning, J. B., & Payne, S. C. (2013). Performance appraisal satisfaction: The role of feedback and goal orientation. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 12, 189-195.
  • Huffcutt, A. I., Culbertson, S. S., & Weyhrauch, W. S. (2013). Employment interview reliability: New meta-analytic estimates by structure and format. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 21, 264-276.
  • Olson, K. J., Huffman, A. H., Leiva, P. I., & Culbertson, S. S. (2013). Acculturation and individualism as predictors of work-family conflict in a diverse workforce. Human Resource Management, 52, 741-769.
  • Culbertson, S. S., Huffcutt, A. I., & Goebl, A. P. (2013). Introduction and empirical assessment of executive functioning as a predictor of job performance. PsyCh Journal, 2, 75-85.
  • Gopalan, N., Culbertson, S. S., & Leiva, P. I. (2013). Explaining emotional labor’s relationships with emotional exhaustion and life satisfaction: Moderating role of perceived autonomy. [Explicando las relaciones de labor emocional con exhaustividad emocional y satisfacción de vida: Moderando el papel de la autonomía percibida.] Universitas Psychologica, 12, 347-356.
  • Thompson, R., Bergman, M., Culbertson, S. S., & Huffman, A. H. (2013). Yes, we’re fishing – in rough waters for hard-to-find fish. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 6, 61-65.
  • Mills, M. J., Culbertson, S. S., Huffman, A. H., & Connell, A. R. (2012). Assessing gender biases: Development and initial validation of the gender role stereotypes scale. Gender in Management: An International Journal, 27, 520-540.
  • Culbertson, S. S., Mills, M. J., & Fullagar, C. J. (2012). Work engagement and work-family facilitation: Making homes happier through positive affective spillover. Human Relations, 65, 1151-1173.
  • Huffcutt, A. H., Goebl, A. P., & Culbertson, S. S. (2012). The engine is important, but the driver is essential: The case for executive functioning. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 5, 183-186.
  • Mills, M. J., Culbertson, S. S., & Fullagar, C. (2012). Conceptualizing and measuring engagement: An analysis of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale. Journal of Happiness Studies, 13, 519-545.
  • Leiva, P. I., Culbertson, S. S., & Pritchard, R. D. (2011). An empirical test of an innovation implementation model. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 14, 265-281.
  • Huffman, A. H., Sanders, A. M., & Culbertson, S. S. (2011). Work-family research has a public relations problem: Moving from organizational nicety to necessity. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 410-413.
  • Culbertson, S. S., Smith, M. R., & Leiva, P. I. (2011). Enhancing entrepreneurship: The role of goal orientation and self-efficacy. Journal of Career Assessment, 19, 115-129.
  • Culbertson, S. S., & Mills, M. J. (2011). Negative implications for the inclusion of citizenship performance in performance ratings. Human Resource Development International, 14, 23-38.
  • Culbertson, S. S., Mills, M. J., & Huffman, A. H. (2011). Implications of overqualification for work-family conflict: Bringing too much to the table? Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 252-255.
  • Jones, R. G., & Culbertson, S. S. (2011). Why performance management will remain broken: Authoritarian communication. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 179-181.
  • Waples, C. J., Weyhrauch, W. S., Connell, A. R., & Culbertson, S. S. (2010). Questionable defeats and discounted victories for Likert rating scales. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3, 477-480.
  • Culbertson, S. S., Fullagar, C. J., & Mills, M. J. (2010). Feeling good and doing great: The relationship between psychological capital and well-being. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 15, 421-433.
  • Weyhrauch, W. S., Culbertson, S. S., Mills, M. J., & Fullagar, C. J. (2010). Engaging the engagers: Implications for the improvement of extension work design. Journal of Extension [Online], 48(3) Article 3FEA5. Available at http://www.joe.org/joe/2010june/a5.php.
  • Culbertson, S. S., Huffman, A. H., & Alden-Anderson, R. (2010). Leader-member exchange and work-family interactions: The mediating role of self-reported challenge- and hindrance- related stress. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 144, 15-36.

Areas of Teaching

Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior 

Education

Ph D, Texas A&M University, 2005.
MS, Missouri State University, 2002.
BS, University of Central Missouri, 1999.