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Catherine Schwoerer

Associate Professor
Primary office:
785-864-7502
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 4156
University of Kansas


Summary

Academic Areas

Organizational Behavior

Education

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Master's, University of Florida
  • Bachelor's, University of Florida

Research Interests

  • Cognition and well-being
  • Training and development
  • Self-efficacy, work behaviors and outcomes
  • Career management

Selected Publications

Chen, J. May, D. R., Schwoerer, C. E., & Augelli, B. (2018). Exploring the boundaries of career calling: The moderating roles of procedural justice and psychological safety. Journal of Career Development, 45(2), 103-116. DOI:10.1177/0894845316671214

Flinchbaugh, C. Schwoerer, C. E., & May, D. R. (2017). Helping yourself to help others: How cognitive change strategies improve employee reconciliation with service clients and positive work outcomes. Journal of Change Management, 17(3), 249-267.

Kim, D. Hollensbe, E. C., Schwoerer, C. E., & Halbesleben, J. R. (2015). Dynamics of a wellness program: A conservation of resources perspective. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 20(1), 62-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0037675

May, D. R., Luth, M. & Schwoerer, C. E. (2014). The influence of business ethics education on moral efficacy, moral meaningfulness, and moral courage: A quasi-experimental study. Journal of Business Ethics, 124(1), 67-80.

Mencl, J. Tay, L. Schwoerer, C. E., & Drasgow, F. (2012). Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Types of Change: An Analysis of the Malleability of General and Specific Self-Efficacy Constructs and Measures. Journal of Leadership and Organization Studies, 19(3), 378-391.

May, D. R., Luth, M. & Schwoerer, C. E. (2009). The Effects of Business Ethics Education on Moral Efficacy, Moral Meaningfulness, and Moral Courage: A Quasi-experimental Study. In Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Chicago, IL.

Wadhwa, P. & Schwoerer, C. E. (2008). Positive Emotional Resources and Individual Adaptability in Radical Change Environments: An Integrative Model. In Southern Management Association Proceedings (pp. 483-488). St. Pete Beach, FL.

Schwoerer, C. E., May, D. R., Hollensbe, E. C., & Mencl, J. (2005). General and Specific Self-Efficacy in the Context of a Training Intervention to Enhance Performance Expectancy. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 16, 111-129.

May, D. R., Reed, K. Schwoerer, C. E., & Potter, P. (2004). Ergonomic Office Design and Aging: A Quasi-experimental Longitudinal Field Study of Employee Reactions to an Ergonomic Program. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 9, 123-135.

Reitz, H. J., May, D. R., Schwoerer, C. E., & Houston, D. A. (2002). Multidisciplinary Spectacles for Blind Scholars Encountering the Elephant of Globalization. In International Association of Business and Society Proceedings (pp. 171-173).

Baumgartel, H. J., & Schwoerer, C. E. (2001). Education and Development Environments. Rajagiri Management Journal, 2, 5-16.

Schwoerer, C. E., May, D. R., & Hollensbe, E. (1998). General and Specific Self-Efficacy: Their Roles in a Training Intervention. In Midwest Academy of Management Electronic Proceedings.

Guthrie, J. P., Coate, C. J., & Schwoerer, C. E. (1998). Career Management Strategies: The Role of Personality. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 3, 371-386.

May, D. R., Schwoerer, C. E., Reed, K. & Potter, P. (1997). Employees' Reactions to Ergonomic Job Design: The Moderating Effects of Health Locus of Control and Self-Efficacy. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 2, 1-14.

Schwoerer, C. E., & May, D. R. (1996). Age and Work-Related Outcomes: The Moderating Effects of Job Efficacy and Ergonomic Tool Design. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 17, 469-487.

Guthrie, J. P., & Schwoerer, C. E. (1996). Older Dogs and New Tricks: Career Stage and Self-Assessed Need for Training. Public Personnel Management, 25, 59-72.

Sherr, L. A., & Schwoerer, C. E. (1995). Continuous Improvement in Education: The Process of Learning in an Introductory Statistics Class. In H. V. Roberts (Ed.), Academic Initiatives in Total Quality for Higher Education (pp. 453-469). Milwaukee, WI: ASQC Quality Press.

Schwoerer, C. E., May, D. R., & Rosen, B. (1995). Organizational Characteristics and HRM Policies on Rights: Exploring the Patterns of Connections. Journal of Business Ethics, 14, 531-549.

May, D. R., & Schwoerer, C. E. (1994). Developing Effective Work Teams: Keys to Fostering Work Team Efficacy. Organization Development Journal, 12, 29-39.

May, D. R., & Schwoerer, C. E. (1994). Employee Health by Design: Using Employee Involvement Teams in Ergonomic Job Redesign. Personnel Psychology, 47, 861-876.

Guthrie, J. P., & Schwoerer, C. E. (1994). Individual and Contextual Influences on Self-Assessed Training Needs. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 15, 405-422.

Riley, M. W., Cochran, D. J., May, D. R., Schwoerer, C. E., & Stentz, T. L. (1994). Final Report: Cooperative Agreement for the Demonstration of an Ergonomic Intervention in the Red Meat-Packing Industry (C. C. Gjessing, T. F. Schoenborn, & A. Cohen). Participatory Ergonomic Interventions in Meatpacking Plants. Case Study 1: Final Report: Cooperative Agreement for the Demonstration of an Ergonomic Intervention in the Red Meat-Packing Industry, 51-91. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NIOSH (reprint).

Riley, M. W., Cochran, D. J., May, D. R., Schwoerer, C. E., & Stentz, T. L. (1994). Final Report: Cooperative Agreement for the Demonstration of an Ergonomic Intervention in the Red Meat-Packing Industry. Cincinnati, OH: CDC and NIOSH.

Rosen, B. & Schwoerer, C. E. (1992). Balanced Protection Policies. In . (Ed.), Annual Editions, Business Ethics (pp. 46-48). Guilford, CT: The Dushkin Publishing Group, Inc.

Peirce, E. Rosen, B. & Schwoerer, C. E. (1992). Reactions to the Uniform Employment Termination Act. Journal of Individual Employment Rights, 1, 19-31.

Rosen, B. & Schwoerer, C. E. (1990). Balanced Protection Policies. HR Magazine, 35(2), 59-64.

Gist, M. E., Schwoerer, C. E., & Rosen, B. (1989). Effects of Alternative Training Methods on Self-Efficacy and Performance in Computer Software Training. Journal of Applied Psychology, 74(6), 884-891.

Schwoerer, C. E., & Rosen, B. (1989). The Effects of Employment-at-Will Policies and Compensation Policies on Corporate Image and Attractiveness to Job Applicants. Journal of Applied Psychology, 74(4), 653-656.

Gist, M. E., Rosen, B. & Schwoerer, C. E. (1988). The Influence of Training Method and Trainee Age on the Acquisition of Computer Skills. Personnel Psychology, 41(2), 255-265.

Gist, M. E., Schwoerer, C. E., & Rosen, B. (1987). Modeling vs. Non Modeling: The Impact on Self-Efficacy and Performance in Computer Training for Managers. In Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings (pp. 122-126).


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