JeongJin Kim

JeongJin Kim

JeongJin Kim

Graduate Research Assistant

Person-situation interaction, job performance, organizational citizenship behavior, counterproductive work behavior, employee well-being, job boredom, within-person research, cross-cultural research, calling

JeongJin Kim is a doctoral student in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology program at George Mason University, working with Dr. Reeshad Dalal (primary advisor), Dr. Seth Kaplan, and Dr. Sarah Wittman. JeongJin received his B.A. in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his M.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Yonsei University (Seoul, South Korea).

JeongJin has a diverse range of professional experience. Prior to joining Mason, he served in the Republic of Korean Army as a Guard Post Command and Control Center Agent. During his military service, JeongJin operated as a reconnaissance telecommunication agent in the demilitarized zone. In addition, JeongJin worked as a business analyst at a local consulting firm in Seoul, South Korea. Just before starting the I-O PhD program at Mason, he worked as a manager for a COVID-19 testing kit production line at a Korean medical company.

JeongJin's research interest revolves around understanding how person-situation interactions impact employee performance and well-being. Specific interest areas include organizational citizenship behavior, counterproductive work behavior, situational strength, job boredom, disability at work (neurodiversity), and calling.

Selected Publications

Park, J., Woo, S. E., & Kim, J. (in press). Attitudes toward artificial intelligence application at work: Scale development and validation. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/joop.12502

Kim, J., Park, J., Sohn, Y. W., & Lim, J. I. (2021). Perceived overqualification, boredom, and extra-role behaviors: Testing a moderated mediation model. Journal of Career Development. 48(4), 400–414. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894845319853879

Shin, S. M., Song Y. S., Kim, J., & Oh, J. S. (2018). The relationship between impulsiveness and smartphone addiction among adolescents: Focused on the possible application of delay discounting task. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 23(2), 345–363. https://doi.org/10.17315/kjhp.2018.23.2.003

Courses Taught

PSYC 642: General Linear Modeling I (Lab)

MGMT 313: Organizational Behavior

PSYC 301: Research Methods in Psychology (Lab)

PSYC 300: Statistics in Psychology (Lab)

Education

M.A. in Psychology (with a concentration in Industrial-Organizational Psychology) | Yonsei University (2019)

B.A. in Psychology | University of Wisconsin-Madison (2016)

Recent Presentations

Kalantari, N., Kim, J., Wittman, S. M., & Motti, V. G. (2024, May 30–31). Bridging human insight and AI: A comparative study of neurodivergent workplace experiences through large language models and manual coding [Paper]. Neurodiversity at Work Research Conference 2024, College Park, MD, USA.

Kalantari, N., Kim, J., Wittman, S. M., & Motti, V. G. (2024, May 30–31). Including neurodivergent voices through probing interviews: A methodological approach to enhance hiring practices [Paper]. Neurodiversity at Work Research Conference 2024, College Park, MD, USA.

Kim, J., & Kaplan, S. A. (2024, April 17–20). Within-person changes in job boredom and counterproductive work behavior [Symposium]. In Bowling, N. A. (Co-Chair) & Dye, K. (Co-Chair), Measurement, causes, and consequences of job boredom. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2024 Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.

Park, J., Woo, S.E., & Kim, J. (2024, April 17–20). A multidimensional measure of attitudes towards artificial intelligence applications at work [Symposium]. In Samo, A. (Chair) & Jayatilleke, B. (Discussant), Human-centered, ethical, and responsible artificial intelligence (HCER-AI) at work: Insights from psychological research. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2024 Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.

Kim, J., Aitken, J. A., Baines, J. I., Zhu, Z., Hassani, J., Dalal, R. S., & Kaplan, S. A. (2024, April 17–20). Good versus bad situational strength? Within-person effects on affect and performance [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2024 Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.

Aitken, J. A., Kim, J., Baines, J. I., Zhu, Z., Hassani, J., Dalal, R. S., & Kaplan, S. A. (2024, April 17–20). A moral perspective on the self-regulation of counterproductive work behavior [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2024 Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.

Aitken, J. A., Baines, J. I., Wonders, M. E., Kaplan, S. A., Clark, J. E., & Kim, J. (2024, April 17–20). A meta-analysis of the within-person relationship between affect and job performance [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2024 Conference, Chicago, IL, USA. 

Zhu, Z., Aitken, J. A., Kim, J., Baines, J. I., Kaplan, S. A., Dalal, R. S., & Hassani, J. (2024, April 17–20). Ecological momentary emotion regulation intervention in the workplace [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2024 Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.

Niloofar, J., Kim, J., Wittman, S. M., & Motti, V. G. (2024, March 18–19). Including neurodivergent voices through probing interviews: A methodological approach to enhance hiring practices [Poster]. Access to Research and Inclusive Excellence 2024 National Conference, Fairfax, VA, USA.

Park, J., Woo, S. E., Kim, J., & Kim, S. (2023, August 17-19). Attitudes toward artificial intelligence application at work: Scale development and validation [Symposium]. Korean Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2023 Conference, Suwon, South Korea.

Kim, J., Son, M., Baines, J. I., Bui, T. N., Tsai, H.-C., Aranda, N., Dalal, R. S., & Kaplan, S. A. (2023, April 19–22). Do tight cultures act as strong situations? A meta-analytic test [Poster; Top 10 Award]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2023 Conference, Boston, MA, USA.

Kim, J., Ponce, L., Aitken, J. A., Farrar, S., & Kaplan, S. (2023, April 19–22). Within-person dynamics of workplace boredom and its coping mechanisms [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2023 Conference, Boston, MA, USA.

Aitken, J. A., Kim, J., Ponce, L., Farrar, S., Kaplan, S., & Merlo, K. (2023, April 19–22). Delineating the performance consequences of affective states versus emotion episodes [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2023 Conference, Boston, MA, USA.

Ponce, L. P., Aitken, J. A., Kim, J., Farrar, S., & Kaplan, S. A. (2023, April 19–22). The incremental advantage of personality facets in predicting state work engagement [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2023 Conference, Boston, MA, USA. 

Ponce, L. P., Aitken, J. A., Kim, J., Kim, H., Farrar, S., & Kaplan, S. A. (2022, August 4–6). Who will make the cut? Comparing scale shortening techniques [Poster]. American Psychological Association 2022 Convention, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Aitken, J. A., Baines, J. I., Kim, J., Zhu, Z., Hassani, J., Kaplan, S. A., Dalal, R. S., Gibson, J. L., & Merlo, K. L. (2022, May 26–29). Just-in-time adaptive interventions for cognitive reappraisal: Improvements in workplace affect [Poster]. Association for Psychological Science 2022 Convention, Chicago, IL, USA.

Baines, J. I., Aitken, J. A., Kim, J., Hassani, J., Zhu, Z., Kaplan, S. A., & Dalal, R. S. (2022, May 26–29). The relationship between telework and counterproductive work behavior [Poster]. Association for Psychological Science 2022 Convention, Chicago, IL, USA.

Hecht, C. A., Kim, J., Harackiewicz, J. M. (2021, February 9–13). What’s good for you is good for me: The role of other-oriented utility value in interdependent students’ interest development [Poster]. Society for Personality and Social Psychology 2021 Convention (virtual).

In the Media

Association for Psychological Science. (2019, July 10). Dedication buffers employees against boredom, study suggestsLINK