Steve Baumgartner

Steve Baumgartner
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville | SIUE · Department of Psychology

Master of Arts

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Introduction
My research interests include how to more effectively implement structured interviews in organizations, how accountability factors into workplace performance, and how health and wellness initiatives can help to improve organizational health.
Additional affiliations
April 2020 - September 2020
Lockton
Position
  • Analyst
Education
August 2019 - May 2021
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Field of study
  • Industrial Organizational Psychology
August 2014 - May 2018
Truman State University
Field of study
  • Psychology

Publications

Publications (5)
Article
This study examines the quality of Amazon's Mechanical Turk data in 46 (N = 14,604) separate research studies from 2011 to 2020. We sampled data from graduate student theses and coded data on the percentage of male and female respondents, percent of "usable" (i.e., accurate and attentively filled out) respondent data after quality assurance checks,...
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COVID-19 is a global pandemic that has resulted in the shutdown of most major social events, restrictions in necessary social environments, and impacts the working lives of adults ubiquitously across the world. In this study, we surveyed workers in the United States via MTurk to see how COVID-19 restrictions, trait anxiety, and socioeconomic status...
Thesis
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Despite the numerous benefits structured interviews offer, prior research and literature has shown that hiring professionals are inclined to use unstructured interviews over structured interviews. While unstructured interviews are convenient, they pose several severe limitations when compared to structured interviews. Namely, unstructured interview...
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Studies of discrete pride in the workplace are both few and on the rise. We examined what 7 has, to date, been yet unstudied: the impact that a leader's expressions of authentic and hubristic 8 pride can have on the followers at that moment, and on their attitudes regarding their task, leader, 9 and group. Students working in groups building Lego s...
Poster
Studies of discrete pride in the workplace are both few and on the rise. We examined what has, to date, been yet unstudied: the impact that a leader’s expressions of authentic and hubristic pride can have on the followers at that moment, and on their feelings about their task, leader, and group. Students working in groups building Lego structures r...

Questions

Question (1)
Question
Currently I am working to defend my thesis, and I ran into a technical question while analyzing my data: Should I conduct an ordinal or a multiple regression?
My model is set up such that I have one Yes/No (dichotomous) predictor, one continuous predictor, and one outcome that is categorical.

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Project
The goal of this study is to determine whether or not badging can increase usage among students taking online courses and increase sense of belonging for a university's online curriculum.