Gary A. Adams, Ph.D.

Management and Human Resources
College of Business
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Ph. 920.424.2071
E-mail. Adamsg@uwosh.edu

 

 

The list below will give you an overview of the type of research I do.  The list is arranged by

Published articles
Books, Chapters, and Entries
Presentations

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

Burrell, L., Adams, G. A., Durand, D. B., & Castro, C. (2006). The impact of military lifestyle demands on well-being, Army, and family outcomes. Armed Forces and Society, 10, 43-58.

Rau, B. L. & Adams, G. A., (2005). Organizational Attracting retirees to apply: desired organizational characteristics of bridge employment. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26, 649-660.

Adams, G. A., Durand, D., Burrell, L., Teitelbaum, J., Pehrson, K., & Hawkins, J. (2005). Direct and indirect effects of operations tempo on outcomes for soldiers and spouses. Military Psychology, 17, 229-246

Dendinger, V., Adams, G. A., & Jacobson, J. (2005). Reasons for working and their relationship to retirement attitudes, job satisfaction and occupational self-efficacy of bridge employees. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 61, 21-35.

Adams, G. A., & Rau, B. L. (2004). Job seeking among retirees seeking bridge employment. Personnel Psychology, 57, 719-744.

Jankowski, M. K., Schnurr, P. P., Adams, G. A., Green, B. L., Ford, J. D., Friedman, M. J. (2004). A mediational model of PTSD in WWII veterans exposed to mustard gas. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 17, 303-310.

Ford, J., Schnurr, P., Friedman, M., Green, B., Adams, G. A., & Jex, S. M. (2004). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, physical health and health care utilization 50 years after repeated exposure to a toxic gas. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 17, 185-194.

Jex, S. M., Adams, G. A., Bachrach, D. G., & Rosol, S. (2003). The impact of situational constraints, role stressors, and commitment on employee altruism. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 8, 171-180.

Jex, S. M., Adams, G. A., Elaqua, T., & Bachrach, D. (2002). Type A as a moderator of stressors and job complexity: A comparison of achievement strivings and impatience-irritability. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 32, 977-996.

Adams, G. A., Beehr, T. A., Prescher, J., & Lepisto, L. (2002). Applying work-role attachment theory to retirement decision-making. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 54, 125-137.

Adams, G. A., Marks, R., & Allen, J. (2000). Student withdrawal: Test of an integrated model. Michigan Journal for Counseling and Development, 27(2), 3-6.

Nilsen, I. K., Jex, S. M., & Adams, G. A. (2000). Development and validation of scores on a two-dimensional workplace friendship scale. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 60, 628-643.

Adams, G. A. (1999). Career-related variables and planned retirement age: An extension of Beehr's model. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 55, 221-235.

Adams, G. A. (1999). Sociometric selection and the employment interview: An empirical examination. The International Journal of Action Methods, 52, 71-79.

Adams, G. A., & Jex, S. M. (1999). Relationships between time management, control, work-family conflict and strain. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 4, 72-77.

Adams, G. A., & Beehr, T. A. (1998). Turnover and retirement: A comparison of their similarities and differences. Personnel Psychology, 51, 643-665.

King, L. A., King, D. W., Fairbank, J. A., Keane, T. M., & Adams, G. A. (1998). Resilience/recovery factors in posttraumatic stress disorder among female and male Vietnam veterans: Hardiness, postwar social support, and additional stressful life events. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 420-434.

Adams, G. A., & Jex, S. M. (1997). Confirmatory factor analysis of the time management behavior scale. Psychological Reports, 80, 225-226.

Adams, G. A., Rapaport, R., Sherlock, J., Malmquist, J., Elacqua, T., & Stanek-DiNello, R. (1997). Self assessment and planned change of placement and career services center. Michigan Journal for Counseling and Development, 25(2), 13-16.

Jex, S. M., Adams, G. A., Elacqua, T., & Lux, D. (1997). A comparison of incident-based and scale measures of work stressors. Work and Stress, 11, 229-238.

Rapaport, R. J., George, S. L., Adams, G. A., & Clarkson, S. E. (1997). Leaving college: Why students withdrew from a university. Michigan Journal for Counseling and Development, 25 (1), 23-25.

Adams, G. A., King, L. A., & King, D. W. (1996). Relationships of job involvement, family social support, and work-family conflict with job and life satisfaction. Journal of Applied Psychology, 81, 411-420.

Montei, M. S., Adams, G. A., & Eggers, L. M. (1996). Validity of scores on the Attitudes Toward Diversity Scale. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 56, 293-203.

King, L. A., Mattimore, L. K., King, D. W., & Adams, G. A. (1995). Family Support Inventory for Workers: A new measure of perceived social support from family members. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 16, 235-258.

Adams, G. A., Elacqua, T., & Colarelli, S. M. (1994). The interview as a sociometric selection technique. Journal of Group Psychotherapy, Psychodrama, and Sociometry, 47, 99-113.

BOOKS, BOOK CHAPTERS AND ENTRIES (go to top)

Shultz, K. S., & Adams, G. A. Eds. (2007). Aging and Work in the 21st Century. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum

Adams, G. A., & Shultz, K. S. (2007). Editorís overview. In K. S. Shultz & G. A. Adams (Eds.), Aging and Work in the 21st Century (pp. 1-6). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum

Shultz, K. S., & Adams, G. A. (2007). In search of a unifying paradigm for understanding aging and work in the 21st century. In K. S. Shultz, & G. A. Adams (Eds.), Aging and Work in the 21st Century (pp. 303-320). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum

Adams, G. A., & Shultz, K. S. (2006). Retirement. In S. Rogelberg (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (pp. 678-680). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Adams, G. A., Jex, S. M., & Cunningham, C. J. L. (2006). Work-family conflict among military personnel. In C. A. Castro, A. B. Adler, & T. W. Britt (Eds.), Military life: The psychology of serving in peace and combat: Vol. 3. The military family (pp. 169-192). Westport, CT: Praeger Security International. 

Adams, G. A., & Shultz, K.S. (2006). Retirement. In Salkind, N. J. and K. DeRuyck (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human development: Vol. 3. P-Z index (pp. 1078-1083). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 

Adams, G. A., & Beehr, T. A. Eds. (2003). Retirement research: Reasons, processes and results. New York: Springer.

Beehr, T. A., & Adams, G. A. (2003). Introduction and overview of current research and thinking about retirement. In G. A. Adams & T. A. Beehr, (Eds.), Retirement research: Reasons, processes and results (pp. 1-5). New York: Springer. 

Adams, G. A., & Beehr, T. A. (2003). Concluding observations and future endeavors. In G. A. Adams & T. A. Beehr, (Eds.), Retirement research: Reasons, processes and results (pp. 293-298). New York: Springer. 

Jex, S. M., Adams, G. A., & Ehler, M. L. (2002). Assessing the Role of Negative Affectivity in Occupational Stress Research: Does Gender Make a Difference? In D.L. Nelson and R.J. Burke (Eds.), Gender, work stress, and health: Current research issues (pp. 71-84). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 

PRESENTATIONS (go to top)

Webster, J. & Adams, G. A., Subramony, M., & Perlman, B. (2007, April). The Development of a Scale to Measure Career Embeddedness. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New York, NY.

Schwarz, E. E., Subramony, M., & Adams, G. A. (2006, August). Reactions to upward-performance feedback in the context of higher education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Subramony, M., Adams, G. A., Webster, J. & Bentz, K. (2006, August). Human resources management practices and business performance: A meta-analytic investigation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Adams, G. A. (2006, May). Self-esteem and extroversion as predictors of social support received. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Webster, J. & Adams, G. A., (2006, May). Organizational support, contract fulfillment, preferred status and outcomes among part-timers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX.

Adams, G. A., Woolf, J., Castro, C., & Adler, A. (2005, April). Leadership, family supportive organizational perceptions and work-family conflict. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

Lenz, B., Adams, G. A., Subramony, M., & Moon, M. (2005, April). A review of interpersonally directed organizational deviance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

Woolf, J. & Adams, G. A. (2005, April). Flexible scheduling options moderate job demands and work-family conflict. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

Burrell, L. M., Stetz, M. C., Castro, C. A., Durand, D. B., & Adams, G. A. (2004, August). How Army spouses cope with moving overseas: Well-being and retention. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Stetz, M., Adams, G. A., Castro, C. A., & Hoge, C. (2004, August). Family-friendly climate and wellbeing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Dendinger, V., Moon, M., & Adams, G. A (2004, April). Longitudinal effects of feedback on self-efficacy and performance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Jacobson, J., Adams, G. A., Moon, M., & Lepisto, L. (2004, April). Work-role attachment variables as predictors of retirement: A longitudinal study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Lenz, B., Adams, G. A., Lippold-Ruby, G., & Jex, S. M. (2004, April). Proactive personality, work-family conflict, and life satisfaction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Lyle, E., Adams, G. A., Jex, S. M., & Moon, M. (2004, April). Non-self-report measures of working conditions and work-family conflict. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Schaubhut, N., Adams, G. A., Jex, S. M., & Moon, M. (2004, April). Self-esteem moderates relationships between abusive supervision and workplace deviance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Adams, G. A., & Schultz, K. S. (2003, April). Current perspectives and future directions in retirement research. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Adams, G. A., & Rau, B. L., (2003, April). Organizational Attraction of Bridge Employees. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Adams, G. A., Jacobson, J., Dendinger, V., & Lax, G. (2003, April). Job seeking among recent retirees. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Dendinger, V., Jacobson, J., & Adams, G. A. (2003, April). Reasons for work and their relation to retirement attitudes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Dahlke, A. E., Jex, S. M., & Adams, G. A. (2003, April). The differences in predictors of affective, continuance, and normative commitment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Jex, S. M., Burnfield, J. L., Grauer, E., Adams, G. A., & Morgan, E.M. (2003, April). The role of proactive personality in occupational stress. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Jex, S. M., Burnfield, J. L., Grauer, E., Lax, G., Sroda, M., Roelse, P., & Adams, G. A. (2003, April). Interactions between stressors, self efficacy, and coping in predicting employee health. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Jex, S.M., Adams, G. A., Thomas, J. L., & Sinclair, R. (2003, March). Soldier Health and Performance: A Review of WRAIR Research. In R. R. Sinclair and J. L. Thomas (Co-Chairs) Modeling Military Stressors: The WRAIR Occupational Stress Research Program. Symposium conducted at the APA/NIOSH Interdisciplinary Conference on Occupational Stress & Health, Toronto, Canada.

Burrell, L., Durand, D., Adams, G. A., & Castro, C. (2002, August). Will the soldiers return? Military spousesí fears and well being. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Duehring, C., Adams, Perlman, B., & Feinauer, D. (2002, August). Proactive personality as a predictor of professional updating. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Durand, D. B., Adams, G. A., Burrell, L., & Castro, C. (2002, August). Wivesí perceptions of the inter-role conflict experienced by their spouses in the roles of soldier and family man. In D.R. Segal (Chair) Changing military and political cultures. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL.

Adams, G. A. (2002, April). Performance: The forgotten criterion in occupational stress research. Session chair for symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Toronto, Canada.

Adams, G. A., & Lax, G. (2002, April). Factors influencing job search among those seeking bridge employment. In K.S. Shultz (Chair), Addressing projected workforce shortages by recruiting and retaining older workers. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Toronto, Canada.

Durand, D. B., Burrell, L., Adams, G. A., & Castro, C. (2001, October). Living OCONUS in a high OPTEMPO environment: How are Army families adjusting? Paper presented at the biennial conference of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, Baltimore, MD.

Adams, G. A., Durand, D., Burrell, L., Teitelbaum, J., Pehrson, K., & Hawkins, J. (2001, August). The impact of OPTEMPO on Families. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Adams, G. A., Durand, D., Burrell, L., Teitelbaum, J., Pehrson, K., & Hawkins, J. (2001, June). Work-family conflict mediates the relationship between OPTEMPO and Outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Toronto, Canada.

Adams, G. A., Schultz, K. S., & Taylor, M. A. (2001, April). Why Should I/O Psychologists Be Studying Retirement? Roundtable discussion conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Jex, S. M., Adams, G. A., Bachrach, D. G., & Rosol, S. (2001, April). Relations between stressors and altruism: Commitment as a moderator. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Adams, G. A., Buzzell, S., & Steinwedel, A. (2000, May). A brief, bi-directional and multiple form measure of work-family conflict. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Buzzell, S., Adams, G. A., & Steinwedel, A. (2000, May). The effect of different schedules of shift work on work-family conflict. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Kokotovich, M., Jex, S. M., & Adams, G. A. (2000, April). The role of leader-member exchange in the relationship between job stressors and strains. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Jex, S. M., & Adams, G. A. (1999, August). Self-esteem and job involvement as moderators of reactions to stressors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Heindel, R., Adams, G. A., & Lepisto, L. (1999, April). Predicting bridge employment: A test of Feldman's (1994) hypotheses. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Adams, G. A., Prescher, J., Beehr, T., & Lepisto, L. (1999, April). Applying work-role attachment theory to retirement decision making. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Jex, S. M., Adams, G. A. Elacqua, T. C., & Bachrach, D. (1998, May). Type A as a moderator: An examination using component measures. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC

Adams, G. A. (1998, April). The relationship between career-related variables and retirement intentions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX.

Adams, G. A., & Phillippi, L. J. (1998, April). Work-related values: A comparison of Polish and US workers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Jex, S. M., Adams, G. A., Kokotovich, M., & Nielson, I. (1998, April). Occupational stress and organizational citizenship behavior. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Adams, G. A. (1997, August). Relationships between time management, control, work-family conflict and strain. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Adams, G. A., & Beehr, T. A. (1997, April). Turnover and retirement: A comparison of their similarities and differences. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, St. Louis, MO.

Adams, G. A., & Jex, S. M. (1997, April). The influence of personality on social support. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, St Louis, MO.

King, L. A., King, D. W., Keane, T. M., Fairbank, J. A., & Adams, G. A. (1996, December). Resilience/recovery factors in posttraumatic stress disorder among female Vietnam veterans. Paper presented at the Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors in Womenís Health Conference, Washington, DC. 

King, L. A., King, D. W., Fairbank, J. A., Keane, T. M., & Adams, G. A. (1995, November). Coping, social support, and additional stressors in predicting combat-related PTSD. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Boston, MA. 

Adams, G. A., King, L. A., & King, D. W. (1995, September). Effects of involvement, conflict, and social support on job and life satisfaction. Paper presented at the APA/NIOSH Third Interdisciplinary Conference on Occupational Stress & Health, Washington, DC. 

Adams, G. A., Lopez, R., Goncalves, R., King, L. A., & King, D. W. (1995, June). Family Support Inventory for Workers: Further evidence for psychometric quality. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, New York, NY.

Henderson, E., Adams, G. A., & King, L. A. (1995, May). The effects of qualification and disability disclosure on employment interview outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Montei, M. S., Adams, G. A., & Eggers, L. M. (1995, May). Development and initial validity of the Attitudes Toward Diversity Scale. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL. 

Adams, G. A., King, L. A., King, D. W., & Foy, D. (1994, November). Childhood antisocial behavior: A moderator of trauma-adjustment relationships in veterans. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, IL. 

Adams, G. A., Vreven, D., Goncalves, R., King, D. W., & King, L. A. (1994, August). Structural and functional support: Relationship to post-war veteran adjustment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Beehr, T. A., Lepisto, L., & Adams, G. A. (1994, June). Psychological predictors of retirement. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Washington, DC.

Adams, G. A., Beehr, T. A., Prasad, R., & Lepisto, L. (1994, May). Financial predictors of retirement timing and satisfaction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Jex, S. M., Adams, G. A., Elacqua, T., & Lux, D. (1994, April). Convergence between incident-based and scale measures of work stressors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Nashville, TN. 

Jex, S. M., Adams, G. A., Elacqua, T., & Lux, D. (1994, April). Convergence between incident-based and scale measures of work stressors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Nashville, TN. 

Adams, G. A., Rapaport, R. J., Sherlock, J., Malmquist, J. S., Elacqua, T., & DiNello, R. S. (1994, April). Building bridges to Generation X: A collaborative approach to designing career services for students in the 90's. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Michigan College Personnel Association, Ann Arbor, MI. (Subsequently accepted as an ERIC document; ED372307).

NON-REFEREED PRESENTATIONS (go to top)

Adams, G. A.  (2000, June).  Work-family conflict:  What we know and what we donít.  Invited presentation at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC.

Adams, G. A.  (1997, July 27).  Stress of work-family conflict can be alleviated.  The Oshkosh Northwestern,  p. D2.

Adams, G. A.  (1997, June).  A model relating family friendly practices to outcomes.  Paper presented at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC. 

Heinz, T. M., & Adams, G. A.  (1996).  FITness training:  The art of leveraging knowledge.  Infobase News Magazine, 34-36.  

Jex, S. M., & Adams, G. A.  (1996, October).  Minimizing workforce stress during periods of organizational change.  Presentation given at the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Annual Quality Conference, Oshkosh, WI. 

 

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