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Gina Buontempo

Professional Background

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Social-Organizational Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • M.Phil., Social-Organizational Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • B.A., Psychology, Seton Hall University

Scholarly Interests

  • Emotional intelligence in the workplace
  • Decision making and leadership effectiveness
  • Gender issues in the workplace
  • Work/life balance

Selected Publications

Matthew, C. T., Buontempo, G., & Block, C. J. (2013) Relational approach to work: Conceptual definition and scale development. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43(3), 507-514.

Buontempo, G., & Brockner, J. (2008).  Emotional intelligence and the ease of recall judgment bias: The mediating effect of private self-focused attention. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38(1), 159-172.

biographical information

ORLJ 4005: Organizational psychology

Introduction to theories and research that underlie the field of organizational psy-chology. Implications and applications in various organizational contexts are considered.

ORLJ 4009: Understanding behavioral research

Overview of alternative methods of behavioral research and their relative strengths and limitations. Application of methodological principles in order to read and evaluate social science research and learn how to begin to conduct research.

ORLJ 4901: Research and independent study in social-organizational psychology

ORLJ 5012: Organizational Internship