Yalçın Açıkgöz

Education

  • Ph.D. 2016, Middle East Technical University
  • M.A., 2013, Appalachian State University
  • B.S., 2004, Turkish Military Academy

Teaching Interests

Industrial Psychology, Personality Psychology, Performance Management, Research Methods and Statistics.

Research Interests

Current research interests include employee recruitment and job search, applicant reactions in recruitment and selection, applicant decision-making, applications of social media in human resources, and impression management in the workplace. You can access my lab's website by clicking here.

Publications

* - ASU Graduate Student, ** - ASU Undergraduate Student

Acikgoz, Y., & Sumer, C. (in press). Implementation intentions as a predictor of applicant withdrawal. Military Psychology. doi: 10.1080/08995605.2019.1637208.

Acikgoz, Y., & Toker, Y. (2019). Integrating occupational complexity levels to interest assessments in social and enterprising areas: Development of the vertical social interest scale. Journal of Career Assessment, 27(1), 61-77. doi: 10.1177/1069072717748633

Acikgoz, Y. (2019). Employee recruitment and job search: Towards a multi-level integration. Human Resource Management Review, 29(1), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrmr.2018.02.009.

Acikgoz, Y, Huelsman, T. J., Swets, J. L.*, Dixon, A. R.*, Jeffer, S. N.*, Olsen, D. R.*, & Ross, A.* (2018). The cream of the crop: Student and alumni perceptions of I-O psychology master's degree program quality. TIP: The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 55(4).

Copeland, J. E., Ludwig, T. D., Bergman, S., & Acikgoz, Y. (2018). Increasing Sales by Managing the Interlocking Contingencies Between Sales Representatives and Customers Using Behavioral Self-Monitoring. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 38(2-3), 116-143.

Acikgoz, Y. & Sumer, C. (2018). Predicting Applicant Withdrawal: An Expectancy Theory Perspective. Military Psychology, 30(2), 152-161. doi: 10.1080/08995605.2018.1425066

Acikgoz, Y., Sumer, C., & Sumer, N. (2016). Do employees leave just because they can? Examining the perceived employability – turnover intentions relationship. The Journal of Psychology, 150(5), 666-683. doi: 10.1080/00223980.2016.1160023.

Acikgoz, Y., & Bergman, S. M. (2016). Chasing the Run Away Bandwagon: Using Social Media for Recruitment. In Landers, R.N., & Schmidt, G.B (Eds.), Social Media in Employee Selection and Recruitment (pp. 175-195).

Recent Conference Presentations

* ASU Graduate Student, ** ASU Undergraduate Student

Acikgoz, Y. (chair), Hartwell, C. J., MacGregor, N., McCarthy, J. M., Nikolaou, I. (panelists) (2019). The War for Talent: Managing Applicant Reactions in the Age of Technology. Panel presented at the 34th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Washington, DC.

Acikgoz, Y. (2019). The Irrational Job Seeker: Job Choice Decisions in Separate vs. Joint Evaluations. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Washington, DC.

Acikgoz, Y., & Toker, Y., Hickman, D.**, & Iverson, E.** (2019). Measuring Impression Management through a Conditional Reasoning Test. In Schoen, J. (Chair), Latest Findings in Conditional Reasoning: A New Scale, New Analyses, and New Samples.  Symposium session conducted at the 34th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Washington, DC.

Acikgoz, Y., & Whitaker, B. (2019). Validity of Facebook as a Selection Instrument: Still No Evidence. In Schroeder, A. (Chair), Vetting With the Program: Examining Cybervetting Techniques for Applicant Screening.  Symposium session conducted at the 34th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Washington, DC.

Hickman, D.** , Acikgoz, Y., Iverson, E.**, Graham, Z.** (2018). Conditional Reasoning Test for Impression Management. Poster presented at the 14th Annual River Cities Industrial-Organizational Psychology Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

Hinson, P.*, Ferber, L.*, O'Neil, T.*, Griffin, B.*, Driest, H.**, Acikgoz, Y., Ludwig, T. D. (2018). Developing an Analytics Strategy to Describe, Diagnose, and Predict Workplace Safety Outcomes. Poster presented at the 14th Annual River Cities Industrial-Organizational Psychology Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

Laske, M.*, Compagnone, M.*, Kanthimathinathan, S.*, Tollefsrud, A.**, Acikgoz, Y., Ludwig, T. D. (2018). Developing a Measure of Safety Data Culture. Poster presented at the 14th Annual River Cities Industrial-Organizational Psychology Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

Acikgoz, Y., Booth, H.*, Maness, K.*, & Bergman, S. (2018). Applicant Reactions to the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Hiring. Poster presented at the 29th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Harris, J.**, Hollars, J.**, Ellis, L.**, Collins, K.**, Savastano, L.**, Daley, T.**, , Acikgoz, Y., & Bergman, S. (2018). Applicants’ Reactions to Social Media Screening: An Examination of Social Media Type, Perceived Performance, and Minority Status. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Chicago, IL.

Booth, H.*, Clodfelter, M.**, Obi-Melekwe, N.*, LaTowsky, N.**, Jordan, H.**, Hodes, W.**, Acikgoz, Y., Hartwell, C., & Bergman, S. (2018). Social Media Persona and Hireability: Gender, Marital Status, and Sexual Orientation. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Chicago, IL.

Acikgoz, Y, Huelsman, T. J., Swets, J. L.*, Dixon, A. R.*, Jeffer, S. N.*, Olsen, D. R.*, & Ross, A.* (2018). The cream of the crop: Student and alumni perceptions of I-O psychology master's degree program quality. Alternative Session presented at the 32nd Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Chicago, IL.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Psychology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8926

Office address
308 Smith Wright Hall