Ian Telfer Professor of Workplace Psychology
- DMS 5149
- 613-562-5800 x 4690
- Advice Giving/Taking
- Decision Making
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Individual Differences
- Industrial Psychology
- Organizational Behaviour
- Organizational Psychology
- Test Anxiety
- Test Emotions
- Human Resources
- Organizational Behaviour
Dr. Bonaccio earned a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Purdue University. She also holds a M.Sc. from Concordia University's John Molson School of Business and a B.A. in Psychology from McGill University. Her work focuses on the influence of anxiety and emotions in the personnel assessment and selection process. She is also interested in the facilitators of positive work experiences for employees living with disabilities. Furthermore, she is known for her work on advice and decision-making. Dr. Bonaccio is past Chair of the Canadian Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and past Division Chair for the Organizational Behaviour Division at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. In recognition of her significant contributions to teaching and research, the University of Ottawa awarded her the Excellence in Education Prize.
Dr. Bonaccio has published in journals such as the Journal of Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Business Ethics, Intelligence, and Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. She has also contributed to the Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and has made numerous presentations at national and international conferences. She is on the editorial board at the Journal of Business and Psychology and the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, and she serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several other journals on a regular basis.
Publications during the last 7 years
Chapters in Books
Bonaccio, S. and Connelly, C.E. Physical disabilities at work. In Rogelberg, S.G.. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, 2017.
O'Reilly, J. and Bonaccio, S. Nonverbal Communication. In Rogelberg, S.G.. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, 2017.
Bonaccio, S. Social Loafing/Free-Riding . In Rogelberg, S.G.. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, 2017.
Bonaccio, S. Judgment and Decision making Process: Advice Giving/Taking. In Rogelberg, S.G.. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA, USA: Sage Publications, 2017.
Bonaccio, S., O'Reilly, J. and O'Sullivan, S. Nonverbal Communication in Work Contexts. In Griffin, R.. Oxford Bibliographies in Management. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Bonaccio, S. Wonderlic Personnel Test. In Zeigler-Hill, V. and Shackelford, T.. Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
Bonaccio, S. and Van Swol, L. Combining Information and Judgments. In Highhouse, S., Dalal, R.S. and Salas, E.. Judgment and Decision-Making at Work. SIOP Frontiers Series, Routledge, 368 pages, 2013.
Reeve, C.L. and Bonaccio, S. The nature and structure of intelligence. In Chamorro-Premuzic, T., Furnham, A. and von Stumm, S.. The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Donia, M.B.L., Ronen, S., Tetrault Sirsly, C.A. and Bonaccio, S. 2017. CSR by Any Other Name? The Differential Impact of Substantive and Symbolic CSR Attributions on Employee Outcomes. Journal of Business Ethics.
Bonaccio, S., O'Reilly, J., O'Sullivan, S.L. and Chiocchio, F. 2016. Nonverbal Behavior in the Workplace-A Review and an Agenda for Research. Journal of Management, 42(5): 1044-1074 .
Pratt, M.G. and Bonaccio, S. 2016. Qualitative Research in I/O Psychology: Maps, Myths, and Moving Forward. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 9(4): 693-715.
Bonaccio, S., Reeve, C.L. and Lyerly, J. 2016. Academic Entitlement: Its Personality and General Mental Ability Correlates, and Academic Consequences. Personality and Individual Differences, 102(November): 211-216.
Girard, A.J., Reeve, C.L. and Bonaccio, S. 2016. Assessing Decision-Making Style in French Populations: Translation and Validation of the General Decision-Making Style Questionnaire. European Review of Applied Psychology, 66(6): 325-333.
Bonaccio, S. and Girard, A.J. 2015. Measuring Decision-Making Regret Amongst French Populations: Translation and Validation of the Regret Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 31(2): 143-149.
Reeve, C.L., Bonaccio, S. and Winford, E.C. 2014. Cognitive Ability, Exam Related Emotions and Exam Performance: A Field Study in a College Setting. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 39(2): 124-133.
Bonaccio, S., Gauvin, N. and Reeve, C.L. 2014. The Experience of Emotions during the Job Search and Choice Process among Novice Job Seekers. Journal of Career Development, 41(3): 237-257.
Jelley, B., Bonaccio, S. and Chiocchio, F. 2014. Educating Industrial-Organizational Psychologists for Science and Practice: A Canadian Perspective. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 7(1): 51-54.
Bonaccio, S., Chiocchio, F., Forget, C., Foucher, C., Kelloway, E.K. and O'Neill, T.A. 2013. Bridging Divides in Industrial and Organisational Psychology in Canada: An Action-Oriented Collaborative Framework. Canadian Psychology, 54(4): 213-222.
Lapierre, L.M., Naidoo, L.J. and Bonaccio, S. 2012. Leaders' Relational Self-Concept and Followers' Task Performance: Implications for Mentoring Provided to Followers. Leadership Quarterly, 23(5): 766-774.
Bonaccio, S., Reeve, C.L. and Winford, E.C. 2012. Text anxiety on cognitive ability test can result in differential predictive validity of academic performance. Personality and Individual Differences, 52(4): 497-502.
Reeve, C.L. and Bonaccio, S. 2011. On the Myth and the Reality of the Temporal Validity Degradation of Cognitive Ability Test Scores. Intelligence, 39(5): 255-272.
Bonaccio, S. and Dalal, R.S. 2010. Evaluating Advisors: A Policy Capturing Study under Conditions of Complete and Missing Information. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 23(3): 227-249.
Dalal, R.S., Bonaccio, S., Highhouse, S., Ilgen, D.R., Mohammed, S. and Slaughter, J.E. 2010. What if Industrial/Organizational Psychology Decided to Take Workplace Decisions Seriously?. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3(4): 386-405.
Dalal, R.S. and Bonaccio, S. 2010. What Types of Advice Do Decision-Makers Prefer?. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 112(1): 11-23.
Bonaccio, S. and Reeve, C.L. 2010. The Nature and Relative Importance of Students' Perceptions of the Sources of Test Anxiety. Learning and Individual Differences, 10(6): 617-625.
Bonaccio, S., Dalal, R.S., Highhouse, S., Ilgen, D.R., Mohammed, S. and Slaughter, J.E. 2010. Taking Workplace Decisions Seriously: This Conversation Has Been Fruitful. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3(4): 455-464.
Funded Research during the last 7 years
|2017-2022||SSHRC||Are Job Interviews Missing the Boat? Essential Unanswered Questions Regarding Interview Anxiety||R||C||Co-I||$ 135,125|
|2016-2018||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||The Antecedents, Manifestations, and Consequences of Mental Illness Disclosure at Work||R||I||PI||$ 50,000|
|2014-2021||SSHRC||Enhancing community participation in Canadians with physical disabilities: development, implementation and||R||C||Co-I||$ 2,643,997|
|2014-2017||Faculty of Social Science||Strategic Decision-Making: A test of the SLS Game||R||I||Co-I||$ 20,000|
|2014||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Making the Case for Qualitative Research in I/O Psychology||R||I||PI||$ 1,103|
|2013-2015||Telfer School of Management Cluster Program, University of Ottawa||Executive Presence: In Search of an Elusive Leadership Trait||R||I||Co-PI||$ 20,000|
|2013-2015||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Is It Best to Have It All: Cognitive, Emotional and Behavioral Consequences of Conflicting Expert Advice on Decision Makers||R||I||PI||$ 16,000|
|2013-2014||SSHRC||Enhancing Community Participation in Canadians with Physical Disabilities: Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Partnered Strategy (Letter of Intent)||R||C||Co-I||$ 20,000|
|2011-2012||Telfer School of Management (4A SSHRC Program)||When do followers voice disagreement with their leaders' decisions and when do leaders react favourably to this disagreement - Study 2||R||I||Co-I||$ 5,542|
|2010-2011||Telfer School of Management (4A SSHRC Program)||When do followers voice disagreement with their leaders' decisions and when do leaders react favourably to this disagreement - Study 1||R||I||Co-I||$ 3,997|
|2009-2012||SSHRC||Investigating Test Anxiety as a Source of Psychometric Bias in Aptitude Tests||R||C||PI||$ 63,898|
*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown
**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown
Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator