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The Department of Psychology

The College of Education & Human Service Professions

 

Christopher Lake



Assistant Professor

Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Education

Ph.D. Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 2014
M.A., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 2010
B.A., Psychology and Business Administration, Central Washington University, 2008

Applied Experience

Christopher has also provided consulting services (e.g., test development, survey design, employee assessment and selection) for a wide variety of organizations including Fortune 500 companies, federal and local government entities, and universities.

Research Interests

Employee Assessment
Survey Design and Psychometric Analysis
Judgment and Decision Making in the Workplace
Employee Withdrawal and Turnover
Technology in Organizational Research

 

Publications

Highhouse, S., Lake, C. J., Kirkendall, S. R., & Wood, N. L. (in press). Dispositional and contextual moderators of public outrage over outsized executive bonuses. Corporate Reputation Review.

Dalal, D. K., Carter, N. T., & Lake, C. J. (2014). Middle response scale options are inappropriate for ideal point scales. Journal of Business and Psychology, 29, 463-478.

Lake, C. J. & Highhouse, S. (2014). Assessing decision-making competence in managers. In S. Highhouse, R. S. Dalal, & E. Salas (Eds.), Judgment and Decision Making at Work (pp. 326-343). New York, NY: Routledge.

Carter, N. T., Kotrba, L. M., & Lake, C. J. (2014). Null results in assessing survey score comparability: Illustrating measurement invariance using item response theory. Journal of Business and Psychology, 29, 025-220.

Lake, C. J., Withrow, S., Zickar, M. J., Wood, N. L., Dalal, D. K., & Bochinski, J. (2013). Understanding the relation between attitude involvement and response latitude using item response theory. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 74, 690-712.

Carter, N. T., Kotrba, L. M., Diab, D. L., Lin, B. C., Pui, S., Lake, C. J., Gillespie, M. A., Zickar, M. J, & Chao, A. (2012). A comparison of a subjective and statistical method for establishing score comparability in an organizational culture survey. Journal of Business and Psychology, 27, 451-466.

Zickar, M. J. & Lake, C. J. (2011). Innovative uses of technology-enhanced assessment. In N. T. Tippins & S. Adler (Eds.). Technology-Enhanced Assessment of Talent (pp. 394-417). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Carter, N. T., Dalal, D. K., Lake, C. J., Lin, B. C., Zickar, M. J. (2011). Using mixed-model item response theory to analyze organizational survey responses: An illustration using the Job Descriptive Index. Organizational Research Methods, 14, 116-146.

Carter, N. T., Lake, C. J., & Zickar, M. J. (2010). Toward understanding the psychology of unfolding. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3, 511-514.

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