Jody Worley

 

Associate Professor / Tulsa Campus
(918) 660-3486
jworley@ou.edu


Professional Information

Courses Taught


Research in Human Relations
Organizational Behavior
Diversity and Justice in Organizations
Conflict Resolution Work-Life Integration


Peer-Reviewed Publications


Munoz, R., Worley, J. A., Hellman, C. & Quinton, K. (in review). Locus of hope: A structural equation model of external hope in parents/guardians as a driver of life satisfaction mediated by internal hope. The Journal of Applied Positive Psychology.

Worley, J. A. (2015). Time bind. In Frederick Wherry (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Economics and Society.  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452206905

Worley, J. A. (2015). Electronics. In Thomas Walzer (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society.  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483345758

Matejic, Milenovic, M., Kisic Tepavcevic, D., Simić, D., Pekmezović, T., Worley, J. A. (2015). Psychometric properties of the Serbian version of the Maslach Burnout Inventory-HSS. The Scientific World Journal, 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/903597

Worley, J. A. (2014). Yuppies, Buppies, etc. In Linwood Cousins (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity. SAGE Publications.

Lloyd-Jones, B. & Worley, J. A. (2014). Intergenerational tensions in the workplace. In Byrd, M. and C. Scott (eds.). Diversity in the workforce: Current issues and emerging trends. New York: Routledge.

Worley, J. A. (2013). Overwork. In Vicki Smith (Ed.), Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia. SAGE Publications.

Worley, J. A. (2013). Entry level. In Vicki Smith (Ed.), Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia. SAGE Publications.

Habashi, J. & Worley, J. A. (2013). Children’s projected political preference: Transcending local politics. Children’s Geographies. DOI:10.1080/14733285.2013.812306

Wheeler, D. L., Vassar, M., Worley, J. A., & Barnes, L. B. (2011). A meta-analysis of coefficient alpha for the Maslach Burnout Inventory. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 7, 231-244.

Johnson, C. V., Bartgis, J., Worley, J. A., Hellman, C. M., & Burkhart, R. (2010). Urban Indian Voices: A Community Based Participatory Research Project. University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK. Manuscript submitted for publication. Journal Manager, American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 17(1), 49-70.

Worley, J. A., Fuqua, D. R., & Hellman, C. M. (2009). The survey of perceived organizational support: Which measure should we use? SA Journal of Industrial Psychology, 35(1), 1-5.

Habashi, J. & Worley, J. A. (2009). Child geopolitical agency: A mixed method case study. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 3, 42-64.

Vassar, M., Wheeler, D. L., & Worley, J. A. (2009). Score reliability in personality research. In L. B. Palcroft and M. V. Lopez (Eds.), Personality assessment: New research. New York: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-60692-796-0

Ward, L. E., Worley, J. A., & Hellman, C. M. (2009). A diversity-focused approach to work-family conflict and burnout among Hispanic-American male workers. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 25(2), 164.

Worley, J. A., Vassar, M., Wheeler, D. L., & Barnes, L. L. (2008). The factor structure of the Maslach Burnout Inventory: A review of 44 exploratory and confirmatory factor analytic studies. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 68, 797-823.

Hellman, C. M., Trevino, E. M., & Worley, J. A. (2008). The belief in a just world: An examination of reliability estimates across three measures. Journal of Personality Assessment, 90, 399-401.

Hellman, C. M., Fuqua, D. R., & Worley, J. A. (2006). Perceived organizational support: A reliability generalization study. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 65(4), 1-12.


Funded Research Activities

2013 – Principal Investigator, “Community indicators for child vulnerability to abuse and neglect: Development of a model for tracking crisis indicators utilization of child welfare system services.” Funding received from the Tulsa County Child Protection Coalition ($11,227).

2011 – Principal Investigator, “Second Chance Act - Juvenile Offender Re-entry Project” with Tulsa Youth Services, and the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs. Funding received through the US Department of Justice ($99,835).

2008-09 – Co-Principal Investigator on “Child Care Portfolio Project” with the State of Oklahoma, Department of Human Services ($20,000)

2007-08 – Co-Principal Investigator to evaluate the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) programs with Tulsa Public Schools ($31,728)

2007-08 – Co-Principal Investigator contracted to evaluate the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) with by Schusterman Family Foundation ($9,995).

2006-07 – Principal Investigator - Tulsa Mayor’s Citizen Corps Contract Award to investigate volunteer engagement ($4,900)


Selected Technical Reports

Worley, J. A. (2008). Tulsa County Child Protection Coalition: System evaluation. Center for Applied Research in Non-Profit Organizations, Technical Report No: ARC-001-03-09.

Worley, J. A., Walker, M., & Villalobos, L. (2008). Team effectiveness: A job demands and resources model. Center for Applied Research in Non-Profit Organizations, Technical Report No: ARC-55.

Peck, S. R., Worley, J. A., & Hellman, C. M. (2008). Oklahoma Child Care Resource and Referral Association: 2008 Child Care Portfolio. Center for Applied Research in Non-Profit Organizations, Technical Report No: ARC-003-05-09.

Worley, J. A., & Vassar, M. (2007). Understanding sustained volunteer behavior: Values, prestige and perceived support. Center for Applied Research in Non-Profit Organizations, Technical Report No: ARC-040.

Macon, R. K. & Worley, J. A. (2006). Volunteer engagement within the Tulsa Mayor’s Citizen Corps. City of Tulsa, mayor’s Office. Center for Applied Research in Non-Profit Organizations, Technical Report No: ARC-002.


 Selected Conference Presentations


Worley, J. A., & Worley, L. E. (2014). Work family conflict, emotional exhaustion, and negative health consequences among non-profit executive directors. Paper accepted for presentation at the Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, June 19-21, 2014, New York, New York.

Vassar, M., Wheeler, D. L., Linsenmeyer, M., & Worley, J. A. (2012). Multi-level construct development and validation of workplace spirituality. Presented at 8th International Conference on Social Science Methodology of the International Sociological Association’s RC33 Research Committee on Logic and Methodology. Sydney, Australia.

Ward, L. E., Worley, J. A., & Hellman, C. M. (2009). A diversity-focused approach to work-family conflict and burnout among Hispanic-American male workers. 19th International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time, 2-6 August 2009, San Servolo Island, Venice, Italy.

Worley, J. A., Habashi, J., Lang, J., & Wright, L. (2009). Children’s political affiliation: Transcending local politics. 17th International Conference of Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education: Research, Theory, Policy and Practice. June 23, 2009, Bethlehem City, Palestine.

Vassar, M., Worley, J. A., Hellman, C. M., & Bravo, M. (2008). Moderating effects in applied research: A methodological review and analysis. American Educational Research Association. March 25, 2008, New York, NY.

Worley, J. A., (2008). Session Chair for Studies of Gender and Cultural Diversity. Division E-Counseling and Human Development, American Educational Research Association. March 25, 2008, New York, NY.

Worley, J. A., Koehn, A. (2007). Globalization, personal responsibility, and the prevalence of childhood obesity. 15th International Conference of Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education: Research, Theory, Policy and Practice. December 13-17, 2007, Hong Kong, China.


Honors and Rewards Received


2010-2013 – Principal Investigator, "Juvenile Offender Re-entry Project" with Tulsa Youth Services, and the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs. Project sponsored by the US Department of Justice ($297,992).

2008-09 – Co-Principal Investigator on "Child Care Portfolio Project" with the State of Oklahoma, Department of Human Services ($20,000).

2007-08 – Co-Principal Investigator to evaluate the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) programs with Tulsa Public Schools ($31,728).

2007-08 – Co-Principal Investigator contracted to evaluate the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) with by Schusterman Family Foundation ($9,995).

2006-07 - Tulsa Mayor’s Citizen Corps Contract Award to investigate volunteer engagement ($4,900).