Rogelberg's research featured in The Wall Street Journal

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Dr. Steven Rogelberg’s research on the strategic use of meetings not only documents the negative of impact of poorly run meetings on employee engagement and well-being, but identifies key practices to unlock the potential of meetings to promote innovation and critical decision making. This week, his research was featured in The Wall Street Journal in the article "Don't Be the Office Schedule-Wrecker."

Read The Wall Street Journal article

His research about meetings has also been featured on National Public Radio and in The Financial Times this year.

Dr. Rogelberg holds the title of Chancellor’s Professor at UNC Charlotte for distinguished national, international and interdisciplinary contributions.  In addition, he serves as Professor of Organizational Science, Management, and Psychology as well as the Director of Organizational Science. He has over 100 publications and over 50 invited speeches/colloquiums addressing issues such as team effectiveness, leadership, engagement, health and employee well-being, meetings at work, and organizational research methods.

His awards and honors include receiving the SIOP Distinguished Service Award, Bowling Green State University (BGSU) Psi Chi Professor of the Year Award, Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, serving as the 2000 BGSU graduation commencement speaker, and receiving the BGSU Master Teacher Award. 

Dr. Rogelberg is the Editor of the Journal of Business and Psychology, the Talent Management Essentials book series, and serves(ed) as a Special Feature Guest Editor for Organizational Research Methods and Small Group Research. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the two-volume Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2006) and the Handbook of Research Methods in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2002, 2004). Key professional leadership roles have also included Program Chair for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), elected Science and Research Officer (SIOP), serving as Chair of the SIOP Education and Training committee, and serving as Chair of SIOP’s Katrina Relief and Assistance effort.

Dr. Rogelberg has received over $350,000 of external grant funding. He has founded and currently directs two large outreach initiatives focusing on nonprofit organization health and effectiveness.  Nearly 200 nonprofits have been served.  He has been a visiting scholar and guest speaker at universities around the world including: BI Norwegian Business School (Norway), Peking University (China),  University of Edinburgh (Scotland), Reykjavik  University (Iceland), Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong City University,  The University of Sheffield (England), The University of Zurich (Switzerland), The University of Tel Aviv (Israel), Technion University (Israel), Concordia University (Canada) the University of Mannheim (Germany) and Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium).

Dr. Rogelberg currently provides ad hoc reviews for a number of journals, as well as the U.S. National Science Foundation, Swiss, National Science Foundation, and serves(ed) on the editorial board for Journal of Applied PsychologyJournal of Management, the Review of Work and Organizational Psychology (Revista de Psicología del Trabajo y las Organizaciones), Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, the SIOP Professional Practice Book Series and The Industrial Psychologist.

His research has been profiled on Public Television, Radio (e.g., NPR, CBC, CBS), Newspapers (e.g., Chicago Tribune; LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post London Guardian) and Magazines (e.g., National Geographic, Scientific American Mind). Companies for whom he has provided consulting services include: IBM, Family Dollar, Grace Cocoa, Vulcan Materials, VF Corporation, National Society for Black Engineers, Proctor & Gamble, Brush Wellman, Marathon Ashland Petroleum, Center for Self-Directed Work Teams, Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority, Mid-American Information Services, and Marshall-Qualtec. Before completing his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Connecticut in 1994, he received his undergraduate B.Sc. degree from Tufts University in 1989.