Selected Publications

 

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Allen, N. J., & O’Neill, T. A. (2015). Team composition and performance: Considering the project team challenge.
In F. Chiocchio, E. K. Kelloway, & B. Hobbs (Eds.) The Psychology and Management of Project Teams: An Interdisciplinary View, Oxford University Press.

Williams, H. M., & Allen, N. J. (2008). Teams at work. In J. Barling & C. Cooper (Eds.), The Sage Handbook of Organizational Behavior, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 124-140.

Allen, N. J., & West, M. A. (2005). Selecting for teamwork. In A. Evers, N. Anderson, & O. Voskuijl (Eds.), The Blackwell handbook of personnel selection. Oxford: Blackwell Press. 476-494.

West, M. A., & Allen, N. J. (1997). Selecting for team work. In N. Anderson & P. Herriot (Eds.), International Handbook of Selection and Assessment. (pp. 493-506) Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Allen, N. J. (1996). Affective reactions to the group and the organization. In M. A. West (Ed.), Handbook of Work Group Psychology. (pp. 371-396) Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Allen, N. J., & O'Neill, T. A. (2015). The trajectory of emergence of shared group-level constructs. Small Group Research, 46(3), 352-390.

O’Neill, T. A., & Allen, N. J. (2014). Team task conflict resolution: An examination of its linkages to team personality composition and team effectiveness outcomes. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 18, 159-173.

Woodley, H. J. R., & Allen, N. J. (2014). The dark side of equity sensitivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 67, 103-108.

O’Neill, T. A., Allen, N. J. & Hastings, S. (2013). Examining the ‘pros’ and ‘cons’ of team conflict: A team-level meta-analysis of task, relationship, and process conflict Human Performance, 26,236-260.

Ross, S. J., & Allen, N. J. (2012). Examining the convergent validity of shared mental model measures. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 1052-1062.

Gellatly, I. R., & Allen, N. J. (2012). Group mate absence, dissimilarity, and individual absence: Another look at “Monkey See, Monkey Do”. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 21, 106-124.

O’Neill, T. A. & Allen, N. J. (2011). Team meeting attitudes: Conceptualization and investigation of a new construct. Small Groups Research, 25, 31-42.

Stanley, D. J., Allen, N. J., Williams, H. M., & Ross, S. J. (2011). Examining workgroup diversity effects: Does playing by the (group-retention) rules help or hinder? Behavior Research Methods. 43, 508-521.

O’Neill, T. A., & Allen, N. J. (2011). Personality and the prediction of team performance. European Journal of Personality, 25, 31-42..

Allen, N. J., Stanley, D. J., Williams, H. & Ross, S. J. (2007). Assessing dissimilarity relations under missing data conditions: Evidence from computer simulations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1414-1426.

Allen, N. J., Stanley, D. J., Williams, H. & Ross, S. J. (2007). Assessing the impact of non-response on work group diversity effects. Organizational Research Methods. 10, 262-286.

Allen, N. J., & Hecht, T. D. (2004). Further thoughts on the romance of teams: A reaction to the commentaries. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 77, 485-491.

Allen, N. J., & Hecht, T. D. (2004). The “romance of teams”: Toward an understanding of its psychological underpinnings and implications. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 77, 439-461.

Hecht, T. D., Allen, N. J., & Klammer, J., & Kelly, E. (2002). Group beliefs, ability, and performance: The potency of group potency. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice, 6, 143-152.

Allen, N. J., & Hecht, T. D. (2000). Aligning teams within organizations: Implications for human resource management. Human Resources Management Research Quarterly, 4, 1-4.

Allen, N. J. (1998). The 3 Rs of teams: Romance, realities, and (the need for) research. Human Resources Management Research Quarterly, 2, 1-4.

PUBLISHED COMMENTS, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, REVIEWS, AND ABSTRACTS

Ross, S. J., & Allen, N. J. (2010). What do we know about “Who knows what”? Public Sector Digest, Spring, 43-45.

Allen, N. J. (2006). Examining diversity in the workplace: The importance of research partnerships. Psihologia Resurselor Umane. (Human Resources Psychology; Romania), 4, 11-15.

Allen, N. J., & Hecht, T. D. (2001). The romance of teams: Toward an understanding of its origins and implications. Best Paper Proceedings of the 4th Australian Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, pp. 108-119. Sydney, Australia: Australian Psychological Society.

Hecht, T. D., & Allen, N. J. (2000, October). Beyond “Survivor”: The role of HR in team success. Canadian HR Reporter.

Allen, N. J. (2000). Respect for research. Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Newsletter, 16(3), 13-16.

Hecht, T. D., & Allen, N. J. (1999). The complexity of considering personality at the team level. In D. Miller (Ed.) Proceedings of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada conference, Organizational Behaviour Division: Vol. 20, (pp. 50-59).

Allen, N. J. (1998). Differences among team members: When, where, and how do they matter? In K. Unsworth et al. (Eds). Book of Proceedings of the International Work Psychology Conference. The Institute of Work
Psychology: Sheffield, UK (p. 6- 9).

PRESENTATIONS TO ACADEMIC AND PRACTITIONER CONFERENCES

Allen, N. J. “The 3Rs of teams (and some lessons learned)”. Presented at the Advancing CQI in Public Health in Ontario Conference, September 20, 2013, Toronto, ON.

Allen, N. J. “The Science of Teamwork: Applications and Opportunities for Project Teams” Presented at the Project Management Institute: South Western Ontario Annual Conference, April 26, 2013, London, ON.

Allen, N. J. “Human factors” in project management: Where is I/O Psychology?” Panel member presentation at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL, April, 2011.

Allen, N. J. “The recurrence of chronic illness: Implications & strategies for workplace teams” Presented at the Conference Board of Canada’s Council in Workplace Health & Wellness February, 2011, Toronto, ON.

Allen, N. J. The romance of teams…the challenge for managers. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of University Business Officers, June, 2005, London, ON.

Allen, N. J., & Hecht, T. D. “Team-organization alignment and team performance”. Presented at the annual meeting of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario, Toronto, February, 2000.

Allen, N. J. “Teams in organizations”. Presented at the annual meeting of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario, Toronto, February, 1998.

Allen, N. J. "Being `different' in the group: Does it matter?" Invited contribution to the Conference on Work Group Interventions, Grythyttan, Sweden, April, 1994.

McLarnon, M. J. W., O’Neill, T. A., Woodley, H. J., Allen, N. J. (2014, June). Teams, conflict, and types: A latent profile examination of team conflict. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC. (Third Place Student Poster Award.)

Lee, H., Cameron, K. A., & Allen, N. J. (2014, June). Development of a trait psychological safety measure. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC. 

O’Neill, T. A., McLarnon, M. J. W., Woodley, H., & Allen, N. J. (2014, May). A team-centric view of conflict: Implications for team outcomes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI. (SIOP Top Poster Award.)

Lee, H., Woodley, H., Allen, N., & O’Neill, T. (2013, June). Predicting Team Conflict with the Five-Factor Personality Model. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association 74th Annual Convention, Quebec City, Quebec.

Lee, H., Allen, N., Cameron, K., & Woodley, H. (2013, June). Rethinking the measurement of team psychological safety: Referent use validity and the role of core self-evaluations. Paper presented at the 2013 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Convention, Calgary, Alberta.

Woodley, H., & Allen, N. J. (2013, June). Investigating the Dimensionality of Equity Sensitivity. Poster presented at the 74th annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, QC, Canada.

Woodley, H., O’Neill, T., Thussu, S., Marcotte, E., & Allen, N. J. Group potency and team performance: The moderating role of cohesion. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research,, Chicago, IL, July 2012.

Woodley, H. & Allen, N. J. The dark side of equity in the workplace. Presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal,PQ: June, 2012.

Woodley, H., & Allen, N. J. Teamwork self-efficacy and team reward attitude. Presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal,PQ: June, 2012.

O’Neill, T. A., & Allen, N. J. (2011, August). Presenting a new measure of task conflict and an integrative model of team conflict and conflict management. In A. G. Tekleab & N. Quigley (Chairs), New perspectives in teams research. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX.

Doyle, K., O’Neill, T. A., & Allen, N. A. Personality and the prediction of group processes and emergent states.Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, , Toronto, ON, June, 2011.

Allen, N. J., & Williams, H. M. Understanding diversity within the temporal context of teams: Examining the surface/deep time-together hypothesis. Presented at the European Association of Work & Organizational Psychology Diversity Conference, September, 2010, Birmingham, UK

O’Neill, T. A., Allen, N. J., & Klammer, J. D. The elusive search for the potentially positive effects of task conflict. Presented at the meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, August, 2010.

Allen, N. J., & O’Neill, T. A, The “trajectory of emergence” Mining the literature for clues. Presented at the annual meeting of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, Washington, DC, July 2010.

Ross, S. J. & Allen, N. J. Assessing shared mental models: Do great minds think alike? Poster presentation at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Winnipeg, MB, June, 2010.

Gellatly, I. R., & Allen, N. J. Group Absence, Dissimilarity,and Individual Absence Behavior. Interactive poster presentation at the meeting of the Society for Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA, April, 2009.

Stanley D. J., Allen, N. J., Williams, H. M, & Ross, S. J. Examining workgroup diversity effects: Do group-retention rules help or hinder? Poster presentation at the meeting of the Society for Industrial/ Organizational
Psychology, New Orleans, LA, April, 2009.

Klammer, J., Allen, N. J., Carruthers, T., Ross, R., Boyd, A., Marcotte, E., & Lundberg,E. Toward an understanding of team contracts. Poster presentation at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Halifax, NS, June, 2008. (Refereed)

Wang, F. O’Neill, T., Klammer, J. D., & Allen, N. J. Committed to teams: Want to, ought to, or have to? Poster presentation at the meeting of the Society for Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA, April, 2008.

O’Neill, T. & Allen, N. J. Broad versus narrow traits: Assessing the bandwidth-fidelity tradeoff at the team-level. Presented at the annual meeting of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, East Lansing, MI, July, 2007. Poster

Ross, S. J., & Allen, N. J. Examining the convergent validity of shared mental model measures. Presented at the annual meeting of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, East Lansing, MI, July, 2007.

O’Neill, T., Allen, N.J., Klammer, J.D., & Ross, S.J. Personality in teamwork: An empirical evaluation of the Big Five factors vs facets. Poster presentation at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, ON, June, 2007. Poster

Hecht, T.D., & Allen, N. J. A longitudinal validation of the Person-Organization Boundary Strength Scales (POBSS). Poster presentation at the meeting of the Society for Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, New York, NY, April, 2007.

Parfyonova, N., Ross, S., Tal, T. & Allen, N. J. Capturing individual definitions of teams: Relative importance of task and outcome interdependence, communication and complementary skill. Poster presentation at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Calgary, Alberta, June, 2006. (Refereed)

Ross, S. J. & Allen, N. J. Evaluating shared mental model measurement. Presented at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, May, 2006. Dallas, Texas.

Allen, N. J. “Getting the data”: Some observations about the research access challenge”. Symposium presentation at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, June, 2005, Montreal, Quebec.

Kelly, E., & Allen, N. J. Perceptions of co-worker similarity/dissimilarity: Which attributes matter? Presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, June, 2005, Montreal, Quebec.

Allen, N. J., Stanley, D. J., Williams, H. M., & Irwin, S. J. Assessing “dissimilarity from the group” effects: Evidence from computer simulations. Presented at the meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April, 2005, Los Angeles.

Irwin, S. J., & Allen. N. J. Performance beliefs about recall memory: Do you think you remember better in a group? Presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, June, 2004, St. John’s, NF.

Kelly, E., & Allen, N. J. Choosing groups vs. solo work: The role of self-efficacy. Presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, June, 2004, St. John’s, NF.

Allen, N. J. & Williams, H. M. “Being different” in the work group: The first year and beyond. Presented at the meeting of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Halifax, N.S., June, 2003

Kelly, E. C., & Allen, N. J. Team structure, self-efficacy, and preferences for group work. Presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Hamilton, ON, June, 2003.

Hecht, T. D., Stoddart, H., & Allen, N. J. The romance of teams: Further evidence of the belief that working on a team is “high performance.” Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC, May, 2002.

Kelly, E. C., & Allen, N. J. Team design: The effects of task, outcome, and identity interdependence. Presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC, May, 2002.

Kelly, E. C., & Allen, N. J. Choosing group versus individual work. Presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC, May, 2002.

Moodie, E.M., & Allen, N. J. Choosing to work alone or with others: Exploring the roles of task success and self-esteem. Presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC, May, 2002.

Ross, E. M. & Allen, N. J. Evaluation of task performance: Do groups make a difference? Presented at the meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April, 2002, Toronto.

Allen, N. J., & Hecht, T. D. The romance of teams: Toward an understanding of its origins and implications. Presented at the meeting of the Australian Industrial Organizational Psychology. June, 2001, Sydney.

Lilius, J. M., & Allen, N. J. Equity sensitivity influences congruence of peer and self ratings in work teams. Presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Society, June, 2001, Toronto.

Hecht, T. D., & Allen, N. J. Member perceptions of workgroup performance: A validation of new scales. Presented at the meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April, 2001, San Diego, CA.

Hecht, T. D., Gill, H., Herscovitch, L., McCarthy, J. M., Stanley, D. J., & Allen, N. J. Taking stock of the impact of I/O psychology. Presented at the annual meeting of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, QC, July, 2000.

Hecht, T. D., Allen, N. J., Klammer, J., & Kelly, E. Group beliefs, capability, and performance: The potency of group potency. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LO, April, 2000.

Hecht, T. D., & Allen, N. J. The complexity of considering personality at the team level. Presented at the annual meeting of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Saint John, NB, June, 1999.

Lee, K. & Allen, N. J. Self- and peer-ratings disagreement in organizational citizenship behaviours: A structural equation modeling approach. Presented at the annual meeting of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Saint John, NB, June, 1999.

Allen, N. J. Differences among team members: When, where, and how do they matter? Presented at the International Work Psychology Conference. Sheffield, UK, July, 1998.

Hecht T. D., & Allen, N. J. Personality and teamwork: Relations at the individual and team levels. Presented at the annual meeting of the Administrative Studies Association of Canada, Saskatoon, June 1998.

Hecht T. D., & Allen, N. J. Team players: Does personality make a difference? Presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, June 1997.

Allen, N. J., West, M. A., & Nolan, J. M. Attribute dissimilarity and attachment to the team amongst senior managers. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, April, 1996.