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Craig Russell

Professor

Craig

Department: Management
Program Area: Human Resources Management, personnel selection, EEO compliance, voluntary employee turnover, applied statistics.
Office: Adams Hall Room 7C
Phone: (405) 821-4155
E-mail:  cruss@ou.edu
Address: 307 W. Brooks, Adams Hall Room 7C 
Norman, OK 73019-4007 

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The University of Iowa awarded Dr. Russell a Ph.D. in business administration, majoring in human resource management and minoring in applied statistics. He teaches at the Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma as a Professor. Dr. Russell published over 60 book chapters and journal articles in leading outlets, receiving over $5 million in research support. He helped found ePredix, Inc., serving on its scientific advisory board through its merger into PreVisor and SHL. In 1986 he won the Ghiselli Award for Research Design and in 2003 became a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for I/O Psychology.

Degrees:

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Iowa, 1982.
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Iowa, 1976.

Accomplishments/Awards:

1. Edwin E. Ghiselli Award for Research Design, presented by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 1986.
2. Elected Fellow, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association, 2003.
3. Best paper award, Research Methods Division, National Academy of Management Meetings, 2010 & 2001.
4. Global Marketing SIG's 2014 Excellence in Global Marketing Research Award for best paper published in last 10 years in the Journal of International Business Studies.
5. Outstanding Author Contribution Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2010, Emerald Group Publishing, Limited.
6. Cutting Edge Award Winner, Academy of Human Resource Development, 1996.
7. Participant in the Academy of Management Theory Development Workshop, Miami Beach, FL, 1991.
8. Member, Beta Gamma Sigma (honorary business society).
9. American Citizenship Award, Iowa State Bar Association, Des Moines County Chapter, 1972.

Publications:

Books

Russell, C.J. (2011). Evidence-based Human Resources Management. Cognella/University Readers: San Diego, CA.

Kravitz, D.A., Harrison, D.A., Turner, M.E., Levine, E.L., Chaves, W., Brannick, M.T., Denning, D.L., Russell, C.J., & Conard, M.A. (1997). Affirmative action: A review of psychological and behavioral research. The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Bowling Green, OH.

Schneier, C.E., Russell, C.J., Beatty, R.W., & Baird, L.S. (1994). The Training and Development Sourcebook. (2nd ed.) Human Resource Development Press: Amherst, MA.

Journal Publications and Book Chapters

Russell, C.J. (2013). Is it time to voluntarily turnover theories of voluntary turnover? Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 6, 156-173.

Russell, C.J. & Van Sell, M. (2011). A closer look at decisions to quit. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 117, 125-137.

Russell, C.J. (in press). Reference checks. In Peters, L.H., Greer, C.R., & Youngblood, S.A. (Eds.), The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource Management. Oxford, U.K. : Blackwell Publishers.

Russell, C.J. (in press). Background checking. In Peters, L.H., Greer, C.R., & Youngblood, S.A. (Eds.), The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource Management. Oxford, U.K. : Blackwell Publishers.

Russell, C.J. (in press). Biographical history inventories. In Peters, L.H., Greer, C.R., & Youngblood, S.A. (Eds.), The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource Management. Oxford, U.K. : Blackwell Publishers.

Russell, C.J. (2010). Better at what? Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 3, 340-343.

Russell, C.J.(2009). Establishing the usefulness of strategic management research: On inverted Lewinians and naked strategy scholars. In D. Ketchen & D. Bergh (eds.), Research Methodology in Strategy and Management (Vol. 5, pp. 55-74). Bingley, UK: JAI Press. Outstanding Author Contribution Award Winner, Literati Network Awards for Excellence, Emerald Group Publishing, 2010. 

Dean, M.A. & Russell, C.J. (2005). An examination of biodata theory-based constructs in a field context. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 13, 139-145.

Tihanyi, L., Griffith, D.A., and Russell, C.J. (2004). The effect of cultural distance on entry mode choice, international diversification, and MNE performance: A meta-analysis. Journal of International Business Studies, 36, 270-283. Winner of the American Marketing Assciation Global Marketing 2014 Excellence in Global Marketing Research Award. Recognizes the outstanding research article, published within the last 10 years, which significantly influenced the direction of global marketing and scholarly research.

Carte, T.A. & Russell, C.J. (2003). In pursuit of moderation: Nine common errors and their solutions. Management Information Systems Quarterly, 27, 479-501.

Dean, M.A., Russell, C.J., & Farmer, W. (2002). Noncognitive predictors of air traffic controller performance. In H. Eibfeldt, M. Heil, and D. Broach, (Eds.) Staffing the air traffic management (ATM) system: The selection of air traffic controllers (pp. 59-72). Ashgate: Brookfield, VT.

Russell, C.J. (2001). A longitudinal study of top-level executive performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 6, 510-517.

Manley, G.G., Russell, C.J., & Buckley, M.R. (2001). Self enhancing perceptions of behaving unethially. Journal of Education for Business, 77, 21-28.

Tenopyr, M., Erwin, F., & Russell, C.J. (2000). Rigorous evaluation needed to cut staff selection risks, Mt. Eliza Business Review, 3(1), 47-56.

Russell, C.J. & Dean, M.A. (2000). To log or not to log: Bootstrap as an alternative to parametric estimation of moderation effects in the presence of skewed dependent variables. Organizational Research Methods, 3, 167-185.

Holton, E.F. III & Russell, C.J. (1999). Organizational entry and exit: An exploratory longitudinal examination of early careers. Human Performance, 12, 311-341.

Dean, M.A., Russell, C.J., & Muchinsky, P.M. (1999). Life experiences and performance prediction: Toward a theory of biodata. In G. Ferris (Ed.), Research in Personnel/Human Resources (Vol. 17, pp. 245-281). Stamford, CT: JAI Press.

Buckley, M.R. & Russell, C.J. (1999). Meta-analytic estimates of interview criterion-related validity: A qualitative assessment. In R.W. Eder and M.M. Harris (Eds.), The Employment Interview: Theory, Research, and Practice, Sage.

Huck, J.R. & Russell, C.J. (1998). The HRI Leadership Lab. In E. Oggioni (Ed.), Performance Improvement: Il Miglioramento delle Prestazioni Organizzative Attraverso lo Sviluppo delle Competenze (pp. 224-230). Milano, Italy : RCS Libri Sup. A.

Deadrick, D.L., Bennett, N., & Russell, C.J. (1997). Using hierarchical linear models to examine performance trends: Implications for selection utility. Journal of Management, 23, 745-757.

Russell, C.J. (1997). Background checking. In Peters, L.H., Greer, C.R., & Youngblood, S.A. (Eds.), The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource Management (p. 18). Oxford, U.K. : Blackwell Publishers.

Russell, C.J. (1997). Reference checks. In Peters, L.H., Greer, C.R., & Youngblood, S.A. (Eds.), The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource Management (p. 288). Oxford, U.K. : Blackwell Publishers.

Russell, C.J. (1997). Weighted application blanks. In Peters, L.H., Greer, C.R., & Youngblood, S.A. (Eds.), The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource Management (pp. 387-388). Oxford, U.K. : Blackwell Publishers.

Russell, C.J. (1997). Biographical history inventories. In Peters, L.H., Greer, C.R., & Youngblood, S.A. (Eds.), The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource Management (pp. 25-27). Oxford, U.K. : Blackwell Publishers.

Adkins, C.L.& Russell, C.J. (1997). Supervisor-subordinate work value congruence and subordinate performance: A pilot study. Journal of Business and Psychology, 12, 205-218.

Holton, E.E.III & Russell, C.J. (1997). The relationship of anticipation to newcomer socialization processes and outcomes: A pilot study. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 70, 163-172.

Kravitz, D.A., Harrison, D.A., Turner, M.E., Levine, E.L., Chaves, W., Brannick, M.T., Denning, D.L., Russell, C.J., & Conard, M.A. (1997). A review of psychological and behavioral research on affirmative action. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 34(3), 141-149.

Ketchen, D.J.Jr., Combs, J.G., Russell, C.J., Shook, C., Dean, M.A., Runge, J., Lohrke, F.T., Naumann, S.E., Haptonstahl, D.E., Baker, R., Beckstein, B.A., Handler, C., Honig, H., & Lamoreaux, S. (1997). Organizational configurations and performance: A meta-analysis. Academy of Management Journal, 40, 223-240.

Russell, C.J. & Gilliland, S.W. (1995). Why meta-analysis doesn't always tell you what the data really mean. Journal of Management, 21, 813-831.

Russell, C.J. & Domm, D.R. (1995). Two field tests of an explanation of assessment center validity. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 68, 25-47.

Adkins, C.L., Russell, C.J., & Werbel, J.D. (1994). Judgments of fit in the selection process: The role of work value congruence. Personnel Psychology, 47, 605-623.

Russell, C.J., Settoon, R.P., McGrath, R., Blanton, A.E., Kidwell, R.E., Lohrke, F.T., Scifries, E.L., & Danforth, G.W. (1994). Investigator characteristics as moderators of selection research: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 79, 163-170.

Bobko, P. & Russell, C.J. (1994). On theory, statistics, and the search for interactions in the organizational sciences. Journal of Management, 20, 193-200.

Russell, C.J. (1994). Biodata item generation procedures: A point of departure. In G. Stokes, M. Mumford, and W.C. Owens (eds.), Biodata handbook: Theory, research and use of biographical information for selection and performance prediction (pp. 18-38). Consulting Psychologist Press: Orlando, FL.

Russell, C.J., Colella, A., & Bobko, P. (1993). Expanding the context of utility: The strategic impact of personnel selection. Personnel Psychology, 46, 781-801.

Russell, C.J. & Kuhnert, K.W. (1992). Integrating skill acquisition and perspective taking capacity in the development of leaders. Leadership Quarterly, 3, 335-353.

Russell, R.D. & Russell, C.J. (1992). An examination of the effects of organizational norms, organizational structure, and environmental uncertainty on entrepreneurial strategy. Journal of Management, 18, 639-656.

Russell, C.J. & Bobko, P. (1992). Moderated regression analysis and Likert scales: Too coarse for comfort. Journal of Applied Psychology, 77, 336-342.

Russell, C.J. & Kuhnert, K.W. (1992). New frontiers in management selection systems: Where measurement technologies and theory collide. Leadership Quarterly, 3, 109-135.

Russell, C.J. (1992). A conversation with C.H. Lawshe. The Industrial- Organizational Psychologist, 29(3), 65-69.

Kluger, A.N., Reilly, R.R. & Russell, C.J. (1991). Faking biodata tests: Are option-keyed instruments more resistant? Journal of Applied Psychology, 76, 889-896.

Russell, C.J. (1991). On prescription derived from oversimplifications. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 29(2), 55-56.

Russell, C.J., Pinto, J.K., & Bobko, P. (1991). Appropriate moderated regression and inappropriate research strategy: A demonstration of information loss due to scale coarseness. Applied Psychological Measurement, 15, 257-266.

Bobko, P. & Russell, C.J. (1991). A review of the role of taxonomies in human resource management. Human Resources Management Review, 1, 293-316.

Russell, C.J. (1991). A conversation with Morris Viteles. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 28(3), 69-71.

Bobko, P., Shetzer, L., & Russell, C.J. (1991). On the robustness of judgments of SDy in utility analysis: Effects of frame and presentation order. Journal of Occupational Psychology, 64, 179-188.

Russell, C.J., Mattson, J., Devlin, S.E., & Atwater, D. (1990). Predictive validity of biodata items generated from retrospective life experience essays. Journal of Applied Psychology, 75, 511-520.

Kuhnert, K.W. & Russell, C.J. (1990). Theory and practice in the selection and development of organizational leaders. Journal of Management, 16, 595-607.

Bobko, P. & Russell, C.J. (1990). What is variance homogeneity?: A clarifying note about data transformations, correlations, and slopes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 75, 95-96.

Russell, C.J. (1990). Selecting top corporate leaders: An example of biographical information. Journal of Management, 16, 71-84.

Extejt, M.M. & Russell, C.J. (1990). An exploratory study of bargaining behavior in the pay setting process. Journal of Business and Psychology, 5, 113-126.

Beatty, R.W., Russell, C.J., & Beatty, J.R. (1989). Leveraging labor. Computers in Personnel, 3(4), 5-9. (Reprinted in the fall, 1989 issue of Information Strategy: The Executive's Journal)

Russell, C.J. & Beatty, R.W. (1989). Training and development: One response to change in strategic direction. In J. Chelius (ed.), The economy of New Jersey: Human resources. (Vol. II). The Make New Jersey Work Roundtable: Trenton, NJ.

Russell, C.J. (1987). Person characteristic vs. role congruency explanations for assessment center ratings. Academy of Management Journal, 30, 817-826.

Russell, C.J. (1985). Individual decision processes in an assessment center. Journal of Applied Psychology, 70, 737-746.

Russell, C.J. & Klasson, C.R. (1982). Toward a content vald assessment center. University of Iowa College of Business Working Paper 82-9, Iowa City, IA.

Brief, A.P., Aldag, R.J., Russell, C.J., & Rude, D.E. (1981). Leader behavior in a police organization revisited. Human Relations, 34, 1037-1051.

Brief, A.P., Aldag, R.J., & Russell, C.J. (1979). An analysis of power in a work setting. Journal of Social Psychology, 109, 289-295.


Select Monographs and Technical Reports:

Russell, C.J. (2006). Criterion validity and turnover forecast of call center employees in the telecommunications industry. Technical Report prepared for PreVisor, Atlanta, GA.

Russell, C.J. (2005). Criterion validity and turnover forecast for retail sales associates at Luxotica. Technical Report prepared for ePredix, Minneapolis, MN.

e-Predix Validation Team (2005). Validation of an on-line personnel selection system for five jobs at Pepsi America. Technical Report prepared for ePredix, Minneapolis, MN.

Russell, C.J. (2005). Criterion validity of an on-line personnel selection system for retail sales associates at T.J. Maxx. Technical Report prepared for ePredix, Minneapolis, MN.

e-Predix Validation Team (2004). Validation of an on-line personnel selection system for five jobs at Pepsi Bottling Group. Technical Report prepared for ePredix, Minneapolis, MN.

Russell, C.J. (2004). Criterion validity and turnover forecast of call center employees in the financial services industry. Technical Report prepared for ePredix, Minneapolis, MN.

Russell, C.J. (2004). ePredix solution technical report guidelines: Principle-guided stamp collecting. Technical Report prepared for ePredix, Minneapolis, MN.

Russell, C.J. (2000). Product development overview: Culture fit and quality index. Technical Report prepared for ePredix, San Francisco, CA

Russell, C.J. (2000). A simulation of the effects of one vs. two SEM bands and the Frazer-Ballard rule on selection of engineering assistants by the Alabama Department of Transportation. Prepared for Fitzpatrick, Cooper, & Clark, LLP, Birmingham, AL.

Russell, C.J. (1999). Interview match. Technical report prepared for ePredix, San Francisco, CA.

Kieckhaefer, W.F., Graves, J.G., & Russell, C.J. (1997). A review of social interaction criterion tasks. Technical report prepared for the Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, Contract Number N66001-95-D-9501, Delivery Order 7J19, CDRL No. A002AB

Huck, J.R. & Russell, C.J. (1997). USPS values and behaviors: As evidenced through managerial and cultural characteristics of postal service managers. Technical report prepared for the U.S. Postal Service.

Russell, C.J. & Dean, M.A. (1994). Exploration of a point biserial bootstrap method of empirical biodata keying. Technical report prepared for the Life Insurance Marketing Research Association.

Bobko, P. Colella, A., & Russell, C.J. (1990). Evaluation of selection utility in the presence of multiple criteria, differential validity through time, and near-term strategic goals. Army Research Institute Report No. DAAL03-86-D-0001, Arlington, VA.

Russell, C.J. & Domm, D.R. (1989). The development and validation of promotional procedures for auto service center managers: Assessment center and biographical information. Technical report prepared for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.

Russell, C.J. (1986). Review of the literature and development of a biodata instrument for prediction of naval officer performance at the U.S. Naval Academy. Army Research Institute Report No. DAAG29-81-D-0100, Arlington, VA.