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Economics Business and Finance

Cassondra Batz-Barbarich

Cassondra Batz-Barbarich

Assistant Professor of Business

Economics Business and Finance

Specializations

Human Resources
Organizational Behavior
Diversity in Organizations

Research Interests

Well-being
Happiness
Meaningful Work
Diversity in Organizations
Women in STEM
Gender Inequality in the Workplace

Education

PhD Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Purdue University
MS Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Purdue University
BS Psychology, Loyola University Chicago

Courses Taught

Busn 245:  Principles of Management
Busn 343: Diversity in Organizations
Busn 344: Human Resource Management
Busn 345:  Organizational Behavior

Publications

Allan, B. A., Batz-Barbarich, C., Sterling, H. M., & Tay, L. (2019). Outcomes of meaningful work: A meta‐analysis. Journal of Management Studies, 56(3), 500-528.

Batz-Barbarich, C., Tay, L., Kuykendall, L., & Cheung, H. (2018). A meta-analysis of gender differences in subjective well-being: Estimating effect sizes and associations with gender inequality. Psychological Science29(9), 1491-1503.

Batz, C. & Tay, L. (2018). Gender differences in well-being. In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of Well-Being.

Tay, L., Zyphur, M., & Batz, C. (2018). Income and subjective well-being: Review, synthesis, and future research. In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of Well-Being.

Tay, L., Batz, C., Parrigon, S., & Kuykendall, L. (2017). Debt and subjective well-being: The other side of the income-happiness coin. Journal of Happiness Studies, 18(3), 903-937.

Batz, C., Parrigon, S., & Tay, L. (2016). The impact of scale transformations on national subjective well-being scores. Social Indicators Research, 129(1), 13-27.

Schulz, N., Batz-Barbarich, C., & Rupp, D. (in press). Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender. In Haski-Leventhal, D. Roza, L., & Bramme, S. (Eds.) Employee Engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility.

Works in Progress

Wiese, C., Batz-Barbarich, C., & Tay, L. (data collection stage). Integrative measure of employee well-being. Target: Journal of Management.

Batz-Barbarich, C., Jebb, A., Yaden, D., Tay, L., Vaziri, H., Pawelski, J., & Ng. V. (data analysis stage). Religion and life satisfaction: A meta-analysis. Target: Psychological Bulletin.

Batz-Barbarich, C., Jebb, A., & Tay, L. (writing stage). Gender differences in the relative influence of life domains on overall well-being: A Gallup poll analysis. Target: Journal of Applied Psychology.

Montag-Smit, T., Sanborn-Overby, U., Batz-Barbarich, C., & Skipton, C. (data collection stage). Reducing the gender pay gap: Examining the role of pay secrecy. Target: Journal of Psychology of Women Quarterly.

Popular Press

Batz-Barbarich, C., Hunt, S., Krauss, A., & Burner, T. (2019). Engaging external workers: What’s your self-identity when you’re not a “real” employee? Society of Human Resource Management Blog. Retrieved from: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/engaging-external-workers-what-s-your-self-identity-when-you-re-not-a-real

Batz-Barbarich, C., Hunt, S., Krauss, A., & Supinski, L. (2019). Engaging external workers: “You’re not really one of us” and the risk of ostracizing external workers. Society of Human Resource Management Blog. Retrieved from: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/engaging-external-workers-you-re-not-really-one-of-us-and-the-risk-of-ostra

Batz-Barbarich, C., Hunt, S., Krauss, A., & Burner, T. (2019). Engaging external workers: Keeping external workers satisfied when they’d rather have a permanent role. Society of Human Resource Management Blog. Retrieved from: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/engaging-external-workers-keeping-external-workers-satisfied-when-they-d-ra

Batz-Barbarich, C., Hunt, S., Krauss, A., & Ogisi, M. (2019). Engaging external workers: Fostering commitment from temporary workers. Society of Human Resource Management Blog. Retrieved from: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/engaging-external-workers-fostering-commitment-from-temporary-workers

Batz-Barbarich, C. (2019). The Importance of Treating Freelancers As ‘Real’ Workers. TLNT. Retrieved from: https://www.tlnt.com/the-importance-of-treating-freelancers-as-real-workers/

Batz-Barbarich, C. (2018). How leadership behaviors impact employee well-being. HR Dive. Retrieved from: https://www.hrdive.com/news/how-leadership-behaviors-impact-employee-well-being/530390/

Applied Experience

SAP
Human Capital Management Researcher
May 2018 – August 2019

Caterpillar Inc.
Diversity & Inclusion Human Resources Intern    
January 2017 – May 2018

Pinsight - Virtual Assessment Center
Junior Assessor
September 2016 – June 2018     

Russell Sage Foundation Future Work Study at Krannert School of Management
Data Collection Manager
March 2017

Conferences and Presentations

Montag-Smit, T. and Batz Barbarich, C.,Transparency increases negotiation initiation for men 
and women alike. Oral Presentation at: Academy of Management;  2019 August 13; Boston, Massachusetts.

Batz-Barbarich, C. Closing talent gaps with an effective and engaged external workforce. Presented at: Enterprise Tour Roadshow; 2019 March 12; Chicago, Illinois.

Batz-Barbarich, C. & Selke G. Closing talent gaps with  an  effective  and  engaged external workforce. Presented at: Enterprise Tour Roadshow; 2019 February 19; Toronto, Canada.

Allan, B., Batz-Barbarich, C., Sterling, H., & Tay, L. Outcomes of meaningful work: A meta- analysis. Poster session presented at: Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology;  2019  April 5; Washington, DC.

Batz-Barbarich, C., Tay, L., Kuykendall, L., & Cheung, H. The role of gender inequality in explaining gender differences in job satisfaction. Poster session presented at: Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology; 2018 April 20; Chicago, Illinois.

Batz-Barbarich, C., Tay, L., Kuykendall, L., & Cheung, H. The role of gender inequality in explaining gender differences in subjective well-being. Paper presented at: Breaking Bias: Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Conference; 2018 March 22; West Lafayette, Indiana.

Batz-Barbarich, C. The role of gender inequality in explaining gender differences in subjective welI-being. Invited talk presented at: Marian University; 2017 November  19;  Indianapolis, Indiana.

Batz-Barbarich, C. Invited attendee. Gender and Work Symposium: Images, identities, and the space(s) between. 2017, April 6-7. Harvard Business School: Boston, MA.

Honors and Awards

David A. Santogrossi Graduate Instructor Award, Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University, January 2019

Graduate Research Award, Center for Research on Diversity & Inclusion at Purdue University, April 2017

Dr. Charles H. Lawshe Graduate Fellowship, Purdue University, August 2016

Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation, April 2016

Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation, April 2015

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Loyola University, Chicago, May 2014