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O'Malley, Alison

Assistant Professor - Psychology
Psychology

aomalley@butler.edu
317/940-9673

Jordan Hall - 283A
T & Th 9:30-11AM



Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise
Industrial-organizational psychology, positive psychology, conservation psychology, research methods & statistics

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

Recent Conference Activity:

 

O’Malley, A. L. (2013, June). Positive psychological perspectives on water conservation behavior. Panel presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Great Lakes Research, West Lafayette, IN.

Nakai, Y., & O’Malley, A. L. (2013, May). Five faces of feedback: A profile approach to student motivation. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Toomey, E.*, & O’Malley, A. L.  (2013, May). Feel it, don’t fake it: Deep acting and perceptions of feedback utility. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

O’Malley, A. L., & Naidoo, L. (2013, April). Antecedents and performance effects of affective forecasts. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.

O’Malley, A. L. (2013, April). Overcoming teaching challenges in undergraduate industrial-organizational psychology courses. Panel presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.

O’Malley, A. L. (2013, January). “Greening” workplaces as a vehicle for teaching conservation psychology. Poster presented at the sustainability preconference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Representative Publications:

O’Malley, A. L., & Williams, D. E. (2012). The roles of flourishing and spirituality in Millennials’ leadership development activity. Journal of Spirituality, Leadership, and Management, 6, 48-58.  

Dahling, J. J., Chau, S. L., & O’Malley, A. (2012). Correlates and consequences of feedback orientation in organizations. Journal of Management, 38, 531-546.

O’Malley, A. L., & Gregory, J. B. (2011). Don’t be such a downer: Using positive psychology to enhance the value of negative feedback. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 14, 247-264.

Dahling, J., J. & O’Malley, A. L. (2011). Supportive feedback environments can mend broken performance management systems. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 201-203.

Elicker, J. E., Snell, A., & O’Malley, A.L. (2010). Do student perceptions of diversity emphasis relate to learning of psychology? Teaching of Psychology, 37, 36-40.

O’Malley, A. L., Ritchie, S. A., Lord, R. G., Gregory, J. B., & Young, C. (2009). Incorporating embodied cognition into sensemaking theory: A theoretical integration of embodied processes in a leadership context. Current Topics in Management, 14, 151-182. 

 

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Humans & The Natural Environment (SW225), Psychological Inquiry (SW250), Research Methods (PS210, PS211), Social Psychology (PS350), Industrial/Organizational Psychology (PS360), Advanced Seminar in Applied Psychology: Work, Happiness, & Unhappiness (PS479)


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees
MA, PhD, The University of Akron; BA, Butler University