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Donald M. Truxillo, Ph.D., Professor, Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Department of Psychology
317 Cramer Hall
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland,OR 97207-0751
phone (503) 725-3969
fax (503) 725-3904
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Biography
Selected Publications
Classes Taught

 

Selected Publications

Selected Journal Articles

Bertolino, M., Truxillo, D. M., & Fraccaroli, F. (in press). Age effects on perceived personality and job performance. Journal of Managerial Psychology.

Zaniboni, S., Truxillo, D.M., Fraccaroli, F., Bertolino, M., & McCune, E. (in press). Who benefits from more tasks? Older versus younger workers. Journal of Managerial Psychology.

Kovacs, J. A., Truxillo, D. M., Bauer, T. N., & Bodner, T. (in press). Perceptions of affirmative action based on socioeconomic status: A comparison with traditional affirmative action. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal.

Truxillo, D. M., Cadiz, D., Bauer, T. N., & Erdogan, B. (2013). Reactions to employer policies regarding prescription drugs and medical marijuana: The role of safety sensitivity. Journal of Business and Psychology, 128, 145-158.

Zaniboni, S., Truxillo, D. M., & Fraccaroli, F. (2013). Differential effects of task variety and skill variety on burnout and turnover intentions for older and younger workers. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 22, 306-317.

Finkelstein, L., & Truxillo, D. M. (2013). Age discrimination research is alive and well, even if it doesn't live where you'd expect.  Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 6, 100-102.

Truxillo, D. M., Cadiz, D. A., Rineer, J. R., Zaniboni, S., & Fraccaroli, F. (2012). A lifespan perspective on job design: Fitting the job and the worker to promote job satisfaction, engagement, and performance. Organizational Psychology Review, 2, 340-360.

Truxillo, D. M., McCune, E. A., Bertolino, M., & Fraccaroli, F. (2012). Perceptions of older versus younger workers in terms of big five facets, proactive personality, cognitive ability, and job performance. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, 2607-2639.

Erdogan, B., Bauer, T. N., & Truxillo, D. M., & Mansfield, L. (2012). Whistle while you work: A review of the life satisfaction literature. Journal of Management, 38, 1038-1083.

Lapierre, L., Hammer, L. B., Truxillo, D. M., & Murphy, L. A. (2012). Family interference with work and workplace cognitive failure: The mitigating role of recovery experiences. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 81, 227-235. 

Hoang, T. G., Truxillo, D. M., Erdogan, B., & Bauer, T. N. (2012). Cross-cultural examination of applicant reactions to selection methods: U.S. and Vietnam. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 20, 209-219.

Cadiz, D. A., Truxillo, D. M., & O’Neill, C. (2012). Evaluation of a training program for nurse supervisors who monitor nurses in an alternative-to-discipline program. Advances in Nursing Science. 35, 135-144. DOI: 10.1097/ANS.0b013e31824fe6e0

Wang, M., Zhan, Y., McCune,, E. A., & Truxillo, D. M. (2011). Understanding newcomers' adaptability and work-related outcomes: Testing the mediating role of P-E fit variables. Personnel Psychology, 64, 163-189.

Erdogan, B., Bauer, T. N., Peirò, J. M., & Truxillo, D. M. (2011). Overqualification research, theory, and practice: Things that matter. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 260-267.

Erdogan, B., Bauer, T. N., Peirò, J. M., & Truxillo, D. M. (2011). Overqualified employees: Making the best of a potentially bad situation for individuals and organizations.  Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 215-232.

Bertolino, M., Truxillo, D. M., & Fraccaroli, F. (2011). Age as moderator of the relationship of proactive personality with training motivation, perceived development from training, and training behavioral intentions. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 32, 248-263.

Truxillo, D. M., & Fraccaroli, F. (2011). A person-centered work psychology: Changing paradigms by broadening horizons. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4,102-104.

Zaniboni, S., Fraccaroli, F., Truxillo, D. M., Bertolino, M., & Bauer, T. N. (2011). Training valence, instrumentality, and expectancy scale (T-VIES-it): Factor structure and nomological network in an Italian sample. Journal of Workplace Learning, 23, 133-151.

Ford, D. K., Truxillo, D. M., & Bauer, T. N. (2009). Shifting the focus to the promotional context: A new path for applicant reactions research. Applicant Reactions to Selection [special issue], International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22, 402-416. 

Johnson, J., Truxillo, D. M., Erdogan, B., Bauer, T. N., & Hammer (2009). Perceptions of overall fairness: Are effects on job performance moderated by LMX? Human Performance, 22, 432-449.

Truxillo, D. M., Bodner, T., Bertolino, M., Bauer, T. N., Yonce, C. A. (2009). Effects of explanations on applicant reactions: A meta-analytic review. Applicant Reactions to Selection [special issue], International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 17, 346-361.

Truxillo, D. M. (2009). Age, work motivation, and the potential for age-based differential validity for personality measures. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 2, 106-108.

Truxillo, D. M., Bauer, T. N., & Seitz, R. (2008). The role of cognitive ability and self-efficacy in self-assessed test performance. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38, 903-918.

Bauer, T. N., Bodner, T., Erdogan, B., Truxillo, D. M., & Tucker, J. S. (2007). Newcomer adjustment during organizational socialization: A meta-analytic review of antecedents, outcomes, and methods. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 707-721.

Truxillo, D. M., Bauer, T. N., Campion, M. A., & Paronto, M. E. (2006). A field study of the role of big five personality in applicant perceptions of selection fairness, self, and the hiring organization. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 14, 269-277.

Bauer, T. N., Truxillo, D. M., Sommers, J., Weathers, V., & Campion, M. A. (2006). Selection in the information age: The role of personal information privacy concerns and computer use in understanding applicant reactions. Journal of Management, 32, 601-621.

Truxillo, D. M., Steiner, D. D., & Gilliland, S. W. (2004). The importance of organizational justice in personnel selection: Defining when selection fairness really matters. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 12, 39-53.

Hunthausen, J. M., Truxillo, D. M., Bauer, T. N., & Hammer, L. B. (2003). A field study of frame-of-reference effects on personality test validity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88, 545-551.

Truxillo, D. M., Bauer, T. N., Campion, M. A., & Paronto, M. E. (2002). Selection fairness information and applicant reactions: A longitudinal field study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87, 1020-1031.

Paronto, M. E., Truxillo, D. M., Bauer, T. N., & Leo, M. C. (2002). Drug testing, drug treatment, and marijuana use: A fairness perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87, 1159-1166.

Bauer, T. N., Truxillo, D. M., Sanchez, R. J., Craig, J., Ferrara, P., Campion, M. A. (2001). Applicant reactions to selection: Development of the selection procedural justice scale. Personnel Psychology, 54, 387-419.

Sanchez, R. J., Truxillo, D. M., & Bauer, T. N. (2000). Development and examination of an expectancy-based measure of test-taking motivation, Journal of Applied Psychology, 85, 739-750.

Truxillo, D. M., & Bauer, T. N. (1999). Applicant reactions to test score banding in entry-level and promotional contexts. Journal of Applied Psychology, 84, 322-339.

Selected Book Chapters

Truxillo, D. M., Bauer, T. N., & McCarthy, J. (in press). Perceived fairness of hiring practices. In R. Cropanzano and M. Ambrose (Eds.), Oxford Hanbook of Justice in Work Organizations. Oxford University Press.

Truxillo, D. M.,  & Fraccaroli, F. (in press). European and American views on the philosophy of science in I/O/W psychology. In R. Griffith and L. Foster Thompson, Internationalizing the Curriculum in I/O Psychology. Springer.

Truxillo, D. M., Cadiz, D. A., & Rineer, J. R. (2012). Designing jobs for an aging workforce. In J. Houdmount, S. Leka, & R. R. Sinclair (Eds.), Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2, pp. 109-125,  Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Bauer, T. N., Truxillo, D. M., Mansfield, L., & Erdogan, B. (2012). Contingent workers: Who are they and how can we select them for success? In N. Schmitt (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Assessment and Selection, pp. 865-879, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Bauer, T. N., Truxillo, D. M., Mack, K., & Costa, A. B. (2011). Applicant reactions to technology-based selection: What we know so far. In N. T. Tippins & S Adler (Eds.), SIOP Professional Practice Series: Technology-Enhanced Assessment, 190-223, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Truxillo, D. M., & Bauer, T.N. (2010). Applicant reactions to selection procedures. In S. Zedeck, H. Aguinis, W. Cascio, M. Gelfand, K. Leung, S. Parker, & J. Zhou (Eds.), APA Handbook of I/O Psychology. Vol. 2: Selecting Members, pp. 379-397, Washington, DC: APA Press.

Bauer, T. N., & Truxillo, D. M. (2006). User reactions to situational judgments tests: Research and practical issues. In J. Weekley & R. Ployhart (Eds.), SIOP Frontier Series: Situational Judgment Tests, pp. 233-249. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Truxillo, D. M., Donahue, L. M., & Kuang, D. (2003). Job sample tests, performance testing, and competency testing. In J. Thomas (Ed.), Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 4: Industrial/Organizational Psychology. (pp. 345-370). New York: Wiley.

Bauer, T. N., Truxillo, D. M., & Paronto, M. E. (2003). The measurement of applicant reactions to selection. In J. Thomas (Ed.), Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Vol. 4: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, (pp. 482-506). New York: Wiley.

External Grants

Hammer, L. B. (PI), Truxillo, D. M. (Co-PI), & Bodner, T. Team-Based Work-Life and Safety Intervention for Construction Workers. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), August 2011-July 2014. $635,715.

Truxillo, D. M. (PI), and MacArthur, J. (co-PI). Evaluation of an Eco-Driving Program: Changing Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior. Oregon Transportation and Research Consortium (OTREC) with Oregon Department of Transportation, March-September 2013, $30,000.

Truxillo, D. M. (PI). Training in Work Organizations. Messaggeri della Cognoscenza Program, Ministry of Instruction, Universities, and Research (MIUR; Italy). 42,600. (Funded via University of Palermo, Italy). Summer-Fall 2013.

Truxillo, D. M. (PI). The Aging Workforce: Issues, Research, and Solutions. Messaggeri della Cognoscenza Program, Ministry of Instruction, Universities, and Research (MIUR; Italy). 42,600. (Funded via University of Palermo, Italy). Summer 2013-Summer 2014.

Hammer, L. B. (PI), & Truxillo, D. M. (Co-PI). National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Continuation Training Program Grant: Graduate Training in Occupational Health Psychology. July 1, 2010-June 30, 2015, $550, 000.

Krauss, A., Truxillo, D. M., & Bauer, T. N. Providing Explanations to Job Applicants: A Longitudinal Field Study of Applicant Reactions in the Online Context. Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation, January 2011- December 2012, $67,500.

Krauss, A., Truxillo, D. M., & Bauer, T. N. A Longitudinal Field Study of Applicant Reactions in the Online Context. SIOP Foundation, April 2010-April 2011, $5,000.

Bauer,T. N., Truxillo, D. M., and Campion, M. A. (2002). What are the effects of new technology on recruitment? Are the best applicants attracted? Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation, ($12,450).

Bauer, T. N.,Truxillo, D. M., & Campion, M. A. (2001). Recruiting in a High-Tech World: What do the Best Candidates Prefer? What is the Impact on Diversity? Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation, ($25,000).