Herman Aguinis

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Contact Information

(812) 856-0780
Personal Web Page

1309 E. 10th Street
Room HH 3100

  • John F. Mee Chair of Management
  • Professor of Organizational Behavior & Human Resources
  • Founding and Managing Director, Institute for Global Organizational Effectiveness


  • Bloomington


  • Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York, 1993

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • President, Iberoamerican Academy of Management (2013-2016)
  • Academy of Management Research Methods Division Distinguished Career Award
  • Fellow, Academy of Management
  • Fellow, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association
  • Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
  • Inductee, Society for Organizational Behavior
  • Inductee, Society for Research Synthesis Methodology
  • Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division IDEA Thought Leader Award
  • Academy of Management Robert McDonald Advancement of Organizational Research Methodology Award (2015, 2009, & 2002)
  • Former Editor-in-Chief, Organizational Research Methods
  • Personnel Psychology Best Article of the Year Award
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior Best Article of the Year Award
  • Academy of Management Perspectives Best Article of the Year Award
  • Organizational Reseach Methods Best Article of the Year Award
  • Indiana University Latino Faculty and Staff Council Distinguished Faculty Award
  • Indiana University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Building Bridges Award

Professional Interests

Organizational Behavior; Human Resource Management; Research Methods and Analysis; and Human Capital Acquisition, Development, and Deployment (e.g., Corporate Responsibility, Domestic and International Diversity, Staffing, Training and Development, Performance Management)


Please visit his personal web page http://mypage.iu.edu/~haguinis/ for detailed information on his background, experience, and current activities.

Selected Publications

  • Bergh, D. D., Aguinis, Herman, Heavey, C. Ketchen, D. J., Boyd, B. K., Su, P., Lau, C., & Joo, Harry (in press). Using meta-analytic structural equation modeling to advance strategic management research: Guidelines and an empirical illustration via the strategic leadership-performance relationship. Strategic Management Journal.
  • Bernerth, J. & Aguinis, Herman. (in press). A critical review and best-practice recommendations for control variable usage. Personnel Psychology.
  • Bosco, F. A., Aguinis, Herman, Field, J. G., Pierce, C. A., & Dalton, Dan R. (in press). HARKing’s threat to organizational research: Evidence from primary and meta-analytic sources. Personnel Psychology.
  • Aguinis, Herman, O’Boyle, E., Gonzalez-Mulé, E., & Joo, Harry. (in press). Cumulative advantage: Conductors and insulators of heavy-tailed productivity distributions and productivity stars. Personnel Psychology.
  • Bosco, F. A., Aguinis, Herman, Singh, K., Field, J. G., & Pierce, C. A. (2015). Correlational effect size benchmarks. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 431-449.
  • Crawford, G. C., Aguinis, Herman, Lichtenstein, B., Davidsson, P., & McKelvey, B. (in press). Power law distributions in entrepreneurship: Implications for theory and research. Journal of Business Venturing.
  • Aguinis, Herman, & Edwards, J. R. (2014). Methodological wishes for the next decade and how to make wishes come true. Journal of Management Studies, 51, 143-174.
  • Aguinis, Herman, & Vandenberg, R. J. (2014). An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure: Improving research quality before data collection. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 1, 569-595.
  • Aguinis, Herman, Shapiro, D. L., Antonacopoulou, E., & Cummings, T. G. (2014). Scholarly impact: A pluralist conceptualization. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 13, 623-639.
  • Aguinis, Herman, & O’Boyle, E. (2014). Star performers in twenty-first-century organizations. Personnel Psychology, 67, 313-350.
  • Morgeson, F. P., Aguinis, Herman, Waldman, D. A., & Siegel, D. S. (2013). Extending corporate social responsibility research to the human resource management and organizational behavior domains: A look to the future. Personnel Psychology, 66, 805-824.
  • Aguinis, Herman, Gottfredson, R. K., & Joo, Harry (2013). Best-practice recommendations for defining, identifying, and handling outliers. Organizational Research Methods, 16, 270-301.
  • Aguinis, Herman, Gottfredson, R. K., & Culpepper, S. A. (2013). Best-practice recommendations for estimating cross-level interaction effects using multilevel modeling. Journal of Management, 39, 1490-1528.
  • Aguinis, Herman (2013). Performance management (3rd edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Aguinis, Herman, & Lawal, S. O. (2012). Conducting field experiments using eLancing’s natural environment. Journal of Business Venturing, 27, 493-505.
  • Mathieu, J. E., Aguinis, Herman, Culpepper, S. A., & Chen. G. (2012). Understanding and estimating the power to detect cross-level interaction effects in multilevel modeling. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 951-966.
  • Kruschke, J. K., Aguinis, Herman, & Joo, Harry (2012). The time has come: Bayesian methods for data analysis in the organizational sciences. Organizational Research Methods, 15, 722-752.
  • O’Boyle, E., & Aguinis, Herman (2012). The best and the rest: Revisiting the norm of normality of individual performance. Personnel Psychology, 65, 79-119. 
  • Dalton, D. R., Aguinis, Herman, Dalton, C. A., Bosco, F. A., & Pierce, C. A. (2012). Revisiting the file drawer problem in meta-analysis: An empirical assessment of published and non-published correlation matrices. Personnel Psychology, 65, 221-249.
  • Aguinis, Herman, & Glavas, A. (2012). What we know and don’t know about corporate social responsibility: A review and research agenda. Journal of Management, 38, 932-968.
  • Cascio, W. F. & Aguinis, Herman (2011). Applied Psychology in Human Resource Management (7th edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Aguinis, Herman, Pierce, C. A., Bosco, F. A, Dalton, D. R., & Dalton, C. M. (2011). Debunking myths and urban legends about meta-analysis. Organizational Research Methods, 14, 306-331.
  • Aguinis, Herman, Dalton, D. R., Bosco, F. A., Pierce, C. A., & Dalton, C. M. (2011). Meta-analytic choices and judgment calls: Implications for theory building and testing, obtained effect sizes, and scholarly impact. Journal of Management, 37, 5-38.

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