Belk Faculty Research in Diversity and Inclusion

Research in Diversity & inclusion


Avery, D. R., McKay, P. F., Tonidandel, S., Volpone, S. D., & Morris, M. A. (2012). Is there a method to the madness: Examining how racioethnic matching influences retail productivity. Personnel Psychology, 65, 167-199. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6570.2011.01241.x

Avery, D. R., McKay, P. F., Wilson, D., & Tonidandel, S. (2007). Unequal attendance: The relationships between race, organizational diversity cues, and absenteeism. Personnel Psychology60, 875-902. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6570.2007.00094

Avery, D. R., Tonidandel, S., Volpone, S. D., & Raghuram, A. (2010). Overworked in America? The interactive effects of work hours, immigrant status, and interpersonal justice on perceived work overload. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 25, 133-147. doi: 10.1108/02683941011019348

Avery, D. R., Tonidandel, S, & Phillips, M. G. (2008). Similarity on sports sidelines: How mentor-protégé sex similarity affects mentoring. Sex Roles, 72-80.doi: 10.1007/s11199-007-9321-2

Chu, Yongqiang and Ma, Xiaonan (Flora) and Zhang, Tim, The Stock Market and Discrimination in Mortgage Lending (September 28, 2019). Available at SSRN:

Chu, Yongqiang and Huang, Bo and Zhang, Chengsi, The Color of Hedge Fund Activism (October 17, 2019). Available at SSRN: or

 David, E., Avery, D., Witt, L.Tonidandel, S., Brown, L., McKay, P. (2019). Helping misfits to commit: How justice climate attenuates the effects of personality dissimilarity on organizational commitment.  Journal of Business and Psychology, 34, 503-517. doi: 10.1007/s10869-018-9556-7 

Dole, C., & Schroeder, R. (2001). The impact of various factors on the personality, job satisfaction and turnover intentions of professional accountants. Managerial Auditing Journal, 16(4), 234–245.

Glover, H., Mynatt, P., & Schroeder, R. (2000). The Personality, Job Satisfaction And Turnover Intentions Of African-american Male And Female Accountants: An Examination Of The Human Capital And Structural/Class Theories. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 11(2), 173–192.

Hebl, M. R., Tonidandel, S. & Ruggs, E. N. (2012). The impact of like-mentors for gay and lesbian employees. Human Performance, 25, 52-71. doi:  10.1080/08959285.2011.631645

Hernandez, M., Avery, D. R., Tonidandel, S., Hebl, M. R., Smith, A. N., & McKay, P. F. (2016). The role of proximal social contexts: Assessing stigma-by-association effects on leader appraisals. Journal of Applied Psychology101, 68-85. doi: 10.1037/apl0000030 

Kang, Y., Y. Wang, D. Zhang, and L. Zhou (2017). The Public’s Opinions on a New School Meals Policy for Childhood Obesity Prevention in the U.S.: A Social Media Analytics Approach. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 103, 83-88.

McKay, P. F., Avery, D. R., Tonidandel, S., Morris, M., Hernandez, M., & Hebl, M. R. (2007). Racial differences in employee retention: Are diversity climate perceptions the key? Personnel Psychology60, 35-62. doi: :10.1111/j.1744-6570.2007.00064

Mynatt, P., Omundson, J., Schroeder, R., & Stevens, M. (1997). The Impact Of Anglo And Hispanic Ethnicity, Gender, Position, Personality And Job Satisfaction On Turnover Intentions: A Path Analytic Investigation. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 8(6), 657–683.

Omundson, J. S., Schroeder, R. G., & Stevens, M. B. (1996). Type A Personality, Job Satisfaction, and Turnover Intention among Certified Public Accountants: A Comparison of Euro-Americans and Hispanics. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 18(1), 39–50.

 Omundson, J., Schroeder, R. and Stevens, M. (1997), "Women’s Advancement in the Accounting Profession: Consideration of Person‐Centered and Organization‐Centered Explanations", American Journal of Business, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 59-68.

Silver, R., Healthcare leadership's diversity paradox, Leadersh Health Serv. 2017 Feb 6;30(1):68-75. doi: 10.1108/LHS-02-2016-0007.

Street, D. L., Schroeder, R. G., & Schwartz, B. (1993). The central life interests and organizational professional commitment of men and women employed by public accounting firms. Advances in Public Interest Accounting, 5(1), 201-229.

 Volpone, S. D., Tonidandel, S., Avery, D. R., & Castel, S. (2015). Exploring the use of credit scores in selection processes: Beware of adverse impact. Journal of Business & Psychology, 30, 357-372. DOI: 10.1007/s10869-014-9366-5

Whelpley, C., Banks, G.C., Bochantin, J. & Sandoval, R. (in press). Tensions on the spectrum: An inductive investigation of employee and manager experiences of autism. Journal of Business and Psychology.

Yavorsky, J. E., Banks, G. C., McGonagle, A. (preprint).What men can do to reduce gender inequality in science, medicine, and global health: Small wins and organizational change. OSF Preprints: doi: 10.31219/

Zhang, D., L. Zhou, J. Ochidiuno, and D. Kilic (2017). Personalized Assistive Web for Improving Mobile Web Browsing and Accessibility for Visually Impaired User. ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, 10(2), April, 6:1-22.

Working Papers:

Hernández Linares, R., Lopez Fernandez, M. C. & Kellermanns, F. W.  Entrepreneurial orientation and firm performance in a context of crisis. The moderating role of board gender diversity. 

Wachter M., Mueller, M. & Kellermanns, F. W. Performance effects of owner diversity. 

Eddleston, K., Kellermanns, F.W., Madison, K. & Powell, G. Does “family similarity” matter? Exploring relational demography and gender in family firms. 

Upcoming presentations:

Bilotta, I., King, E., Tonidandel, S., Corrington, A., King, D., Hebl, M., Annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, "Minority students’ resilience in STEM," SIOP, Austin, TX. (April 2020).

Bilotta, I., Corrington, A., King, E., Hebl, M., Tonidandel, S., Annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, "The presence and role of allies for minority undergraduate students in STEM," SIOP, Austin, TX. (April 2020).