Publications

Robert Smither, PhD

 

A sample of Smither's scholarship given below. For a full list, see the CV.

 

Books

Personality: Theories and Applications, 2nd Ed. Tulsa: Hogan Press, 2008. With Robert Hogan.

The Florida Mortgage Broker's Guide, 3rd Ed. Chicago: Dearborn Financial Publishing, 2009.

The Psychology of Work and Human Performance, 3rd Ed. New York: HarperCollins, 1998. First edition 1988.

Organization Development: Strategies for Changing Environments. New York: HarperCollins, 1996. With John M. Houston and Sandra D. McIntire.

The Psychology of Work and Human Performance: A Student Workbook. New York: HarperCollins, 1994. With John Houston.

Competitors and Comrades: Personality, Economics, and Culture. New York: Praeger, 1984.

 

Selected Papers and Chapters

Beyond riches, fame, and pleasure (2008). Confluence: The Journal of Graduate Liveral Studies, 13, 53-4.

Existential and humanistic psychotherapy (2008). In: Richard, D.C.S. & Huprich, S.K. Clinical Psychology: Assessment, Treatment, and Research. New York: Academic/Elsevier.

The implicit theory of Islam. (In revision). With Alireza Khorsandi.

Job analysis, design, and evaluation. (2004). In The Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. New York: Reed Elsevier.

Introduction. In Halpern, L. (2003). Dreams on Film. North Carolina: McFarland & Company.

Personality characteristics of effective listeners: A five factor perspective (2003). International Journal of Listening, 17. With John Houston and Richard Bommelje.

Psychology and worker health. In R. Bowler and J. Cone (Eds.), Occupational Medicine Secrets. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, 1999.

Competitiveness in elite professional athletes (1997). Perceptual and Motor Skills, 84, 1447-1454. With John M. Houston and David A. Carter.

What is authoritarianism? A perspective from evolutionary personality psychology (1993). Human Relations, 1993, 46, 23-43.


Presentations

Competitiveness and Careers. Paper presented at the Interamerican Congress of Psychology. Lima, Peru, July 2003.

Competitiveness and Qualities Related to Career Success. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association. March, 2002.

Personality Characteristics of Effective Listeners: A Five Factor Perspective. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association. March, 2002.

Personality Characteristics of Effective Listeners: A Five Factor Analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Listening Association, March, 2002.

Building Commitment: Strategies for Keeping and Motivating Your Best Employees. Paper presented at the Rollins College Consulting Group Human Resources Professionals Monthly Meeting. Winter Park, February, 1997.

 

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Robert Smither
Professor of Psychology

Johnson Center, Room #187
E-mail: rsmither@rollins.edu
T. 407.646.2237

 

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