School of BusinessFaculty and Research

Sven Kepes
Associate Professor
Area: Management

Snead Hall
301 W. Main Street
PO Box 844000
Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
Office: B4205
Phone: (804) 828-7195
Fax: (804) 828-1602
Email: skepes@vcu.edu
Teaching Interests: Human Resource Management
Research Interests: Strategic human resource management, compensation system characteristics, staffing, meta-analysis, publication bias, and the trustworthiness of our cumulative knowledge.
Research
Published Intellectual Contributions
Book Chapter
Banks, G., Kepes, S., McDaniel, M. A. (2015). Publication bias: Understanding the myths concerning threats to the advancement of science. In In Lance C., & Vandenberg R. (Eds.), More statistical and methodological myths and urban legends. (pp.36-64). New York, NY: Routledge.
Journal Article
Banks, G. C., Kepes, S., Joshi, M., Seers, A. (2016). Social identity and organizational attraction: Exploring the role of multiple levels of self. (vol. 37, pp.326-245). Journal of Organizational Behavior. DOI: 10.1002/job.2043
Tenhiälä, A., Giluk, T., Kepes, S., Simon, C., Oh, I., Seongsu, K. (2016). The research-practice gap in human resource management: A cross-cultural study. (vol. 56, pp.179-200). Human Resource Management. DOI: 10.1002/hrm.21656
McDaniel, M. A., List, S. K., Kepes, S. (2016). The “hot mess” of situational judgment test construct validity and other issues. (vol. 9, pp.47-51). Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1017/iop.2015.115
Kepes, S., McDaniel, M. A. (2015). The validity of conscientiousness is overestimated in the prediction of job performance.. (vol. 10, pp.e0141468). PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141468
Banks, G., Kepes, S. (2015). The influence of internal HRM activity fit on the dynamics within the "black box". (vol. 25, pp.352-367). Human Resource Management Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2015.02.002
McDaniel, M. A., Kepes, S. (2014). An evaluation of Spearman's Hypothesis by manipulating g saturation. (vol. 22, pp.333-342). International Journal of Selection and Assessment. DOI: 10.1111/ijsa.12081
Kepes, S., Bennett, A., McDaniel, M. A. (2014). Evidence-based management and the trustworthiness of our cumulative scientific knowledge: Implications for research, teaching, and practice. (vol. 13, pp.446-466). Academy of Management Learning and Education. DOI: 10.5465/amle.2013.0193
Kepes, S., Banks, G., Oh, I. (2014). Avoiding bias in publication bias research: The value of "null" findings. (vol. 29, pp.183-203). Journal of Business and Psychology. DOI: 10.1007/s10869-012-9279-0
Kepes, S., McDaniel, M. A. (2013). How trustworthy is the scientific literature in I-O psychology?. (vol. 6, pp.252-268). Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/iops.12045
Ganster, D., Gupta, N., Kepes, S. (2013). Assessing the validity of sales self-efficacy: A cautionary tale. (vol. 98, pp.690-700). Journal of Applied Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/a0032232
Kepes, S., McDaniel, M. A., Brannick, M., Banks, G. (2013). Meta-analytic reviews in the organizational sciences: Two meta-analytic schools on the way to MARS (the Meta-analytic Reporting Standards). (vol. 28, pp.123-143). Journal of Business and Psychology. DOI: 10.1007/s10869-013-9300-2
Banks, G., Kepes, S., Banks, K. (2012). Publication bias: The antagonist of meta-analytic reviews and effective policy making. (vol. 34, pp.259-277). Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. DOI: 10.3102/0162373712446144
Banks, G., Kepes, S., McDaniel, M. A. (2012). Publication bias: A call for improved meta-analytic practice in the organizational sciences. (vol. 20, pp.182-196). International Journal of Selection and Assessment. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2389.2012.00591.x
Kepes, S., Banks, G., McDaniel, M. A., Whetzel, D. (2012). Publication bias in the organizational sciences. (vol. 15, pp.624-662). Organizational Research Methods. DOI: 10.1177/1094428112452760
McDaniel, M. A., Kepes, S., Banks, G. (2011). Encouraging debate on the Uniform Guidelines and the disparate impact theory of discrimination. (vol. 4, pp.566-570). Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/j.1754-9434.2011.01394.x
McDaniel, M. A., Kepes, S., Banks, G. (2011). The Uniform Guidelines are a detriment to the field of personnel selection. (vol. 4, pp.419-514). Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice. DOI: 10.1111/j.1754-9434.2011.01382.x