Ronald S. Landis , PhDNambury S. Raju Professor of Psychology
Ronald S. Landis, Ph.D., is the Nambury S. Raju Professor of Psychology in the College of Psychology at Illinois Institute of Technology.; He was formerly a Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Psychology at University of Memphis where he also was the founding Director of the University of Memphis Center for Organizational and Research Effectiveness (UMCORE).; Dr. Landis has primary research interests in the areas of structural equation modeling, multiple regression, and other issues associated with measurement and the prediction of performance.; His work has been published in top-tier journals including Organizational Research Methods, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Applied Psychology. He currently serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Business and Psychology and is on the editorial boards of Personnel Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Management, Human Performance and Journal of Applied Psychology.; He is the Principal Investigator (PI) for a 3-year NSF-funded study ($1.3 M) examining the roles of emotion, cognition, and meta-cognition in learning science.; Dr. Landis has also served as a consultant for a number of public and private sector organizations.
- PhD, Michigan State University, 1995
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Research & Major Accomplishments
Quantitative research methods, measurement, philosophy of science, personnel selection, individual and team performance, and recruitment.
Bradley-Geist, J. & Landis, R.S. (in press). Homogeneity of personality in occupations and organizations: A comparison of alternative statistical tests. Journal of Business and Psychology.
Cortina, J.M. & Landis, R.S. (2011). The earth is NOT round (p = .00). Organizational Research Methods, 14, 332-349.
Earnest, D., Allen, D., & Landis, R.S. (in press). A meta-analytic path analysis of the mechanisms linking realistic job previews and turnover. Personnel Psychology.
Landis, R.S., Edwards, B.D., & Cortina, J.M. (2009). On the practice of allowing correlated residuals among indicators in structural equation models. In C. E. Lance & R. J. Vandenberg (Eds.), Statistical and methodological myths and urban legends: Doctrine, verity, and fable in the organizational and social sciences. New York: Routledge.
Cortina, J.M. & Landis, R.S. When small effect sizes tell a big story, and when large effect sizes don’t. (2009). In C. E. Lance & R. J. Vandenberg (Eds.), Statistical and methodological myths and urban legends: Doctrine, verity, and fable in the organizational and social sciences. New York: Routledge.