Professor Leanne Atwater and Professor Alan Witt Named in Industrial-Organizational Psychology Study of Most Cited In Textbooks
Two management professors from the C. T. Bauer College of Business professors are among an elite group of most-cited authors in popular industrial-organizational psychology textbooks, according to a study published earlier this year in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (IOP).
Leanne Atwater and Alan Witt are in the top 2 percent of those cited in introductory textbooks aimed at industrial and organizational psychology students taking their first in-depth classes (according to Aguinas et al. in press). The Bauer College faculty emerged as top contributors from a field of more than 8,600 experts cited.
Atwater is a professor of management and the former chair of the Bauer College Department of Management. She is also a former editor of The Leadership Quarterly and the author of numerous refereed papers and books on leadership.
Witt is a professor of psychology at the University of Houston with a joint appointment in Bauer College. Witt’s areas of research include organizational politics, customer service, personality, counterproductive work behavior and diversity/equal opportunity.
SOURCE: Aguinis, H., Ramani, R. S., Campbell, P. K., Bernal-Turnes, P., Drewry, J. M., & Edgerton, B. T. (in press). Most frequently cited sources, articles, and authors in industrial-organizational psychology textbooks. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.
By Julie Bonnin