Drs. Jessica Nicklin and Christopher Cerasoli were presented with the prestigious inaugural Schmidt-Hunter Meta Analysis award for their research Intrinsic Motivation and Extrinsic Incentives Jointly Predict Performance: A 40-Year Meta-Analysis. The accolade was presented during the opening plenary of the annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) by incoming-president Fred Oswald.
The award is given to the best meta-analysis conducted in I/O Psychology in the last five years. Their research, co-authored with Michael Ford of the University at Albany, was published in the most widely-cited primary research journal in Psychology, Psychological Bulletin.
Dr. Nicklin is the Belle K. Ribicoff endowed professor; an associate professor in the department of Psychology; and an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Cerasoli is a consultant with the Group for Organizational Effectiveness, Inc. (gOE), an award-winning consulting and research firm that works with organizations such as NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and over a third of the FORTUNE 100.