Guillermo Wated, PhD

Guillermo Wated, PhD

Professor of Psychology

gwated@barry.edu
LIB 150
(305) 899-3274

Dr. Wated is an industrial/organizational psychologist who joined the faculty at Barry University in 2005. He earned both his BBA and MBA from the University of Miami and his MS and PhD from Florida International University (2002). His consulting experience includes private and public organizations in the areas of leadership development and executive coaching, test development, work-related attitudes and data collection and analysis.

Research Interests

  • Employee attitudes
  • Stress in the workplace
  • Counterproductive behavior in organizations
  • Socio-cultural factors impacting emerging adults' employability perceptions

Selected Supervised Student Publications and Presentations

  • Ugrenovic, L., & Wated, G. (2017, March). The impact of accent as a stressor on college students' psychological well-being. Poster presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences (FAS), Lakeland, FL.
  • Quintana, B., & Wated, G. (2016, March). The mediating role of burnout in students' intentions to quit. Poster presented at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA), New Orleans, LO.
  • Fleming, M., & Wated, G. (2016). The impact of academic self-efficacy and perceived stigma on the performance of students with learning disabilities. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 21(2). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18666/LDMJ-2016-V21-I2-7127
  • Wated, G., & Arfmann (2016, May). Managers' Responses to Nepotism: The Role of Attitudes, Subjective Norms, Attributions and Personality. Poster presented at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Chicago, IL.
  • Argyriou, A., & Wated. G. (2013, August). I overthink therefore I am depressed: Gender, gender roles, rumination and depression. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • El-Amin, K., & Wated, G. (2013, April).Perceptions of justice as a predictor of student misconduct. Poster presentation at National Conference of Undergraduate Research, La Crosse, WI.
  • Williams, A. (2013). Personality as a moderator of the relationship between stress and academic deviance. Modern Psychological Studies, 19, 83-97.
  • Briggs, E. & Wated, G. (2012, March). Who's your Daddy? Addressing nepotism from a cultural perspective. Poster presentation at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research, Ogden, UT.
  • Fleming, M., & Wated, G. (2012, March). Perceived stigma and self-efficacy as predictors of performance in college students with learning disabilities/ADHD. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Tampa, FL.
  • Sealy, K., & Wated, G. (2012, March). The role of personality and self-efficacy in predicting academic success. In M. DeDonno (Chair), Social sciences. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Tampa, FL.
  • Cantt, J., & Wated, G. (2011). Retention among first-year students: An application of the theory of planned behavior. Modern Psychological Studies, 16, 13-25.
  • Kennedy, B., & Wated, G. (2011). Predicting credit card debt among college students: The attitudes-behavior relation. The Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, 22, 43-50.
  • Mohammed, S., & Wated, G. (2009, November).Perceptions of discrimination among lesbians, gay men and bisexuals: Personal/group discrimination discrepancy. Paper presentation at the annual congress of the Society for Scientific Study of Sexuality, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
  • Knickerbocker, J., & Wated, G. (2008, October).The role of attitudes, subjective norms, and perceived behavioral control in predicting intentions to provide reading interventions in teachers. Poster presentation at the Florida Association of School Psychologists' Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Lemos, M. R., Wated, G., & Major-Sanabria, M. (2008. March).Role ambiguity and role conflict as predictors of teachers’ job satisfaction.Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Ally, S. J., Wated, G., & Lopez, M. (2007, March). The help-seeking behavior of English-speaking Caribbean families. In P. Draves (Chair), Social sciences.Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Stahl, Y., & Wated, G. (2007, February).Perceived wellness among adults experiencing homelessness. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Wated, G., Des Rosiers, S., Ahmad, S., & Suglia, J. (2017, June). Perceived Linguistic Discrimination, Stress, Motivation and Employability among Emerging Adults. Poster presented at the 12th International Work, Stress and Health Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Wated, G., & Des Rosiers, S. (2017, March). Social-cognitive Characteristics as Potential Predictors of Academic Success in Undergraduate Students. Poster presented at the 2nd International Conference of the Psychological Science (ICPS), Vienna, Austria.
  • Des Rosiers, S., & Wated, G. (2017, March). The Importance of Strength Factors in Predicting Behavioral Outcomes in Recently Immigrated Hispanic Adolescents. Poster presented at the 2nd International Conference of the Psychological Science (ICPS), Vienna, Austria.
  • Wated, G. (2015, March). Situational stress and college students' intentions to withdraw: The influence of impulsiveness. Poster presented at the 1st International Conference of Psychological Science (ICPS), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J.I. (2014). Managerial tolerance of nepotism: The effects of individualism-collectivism in a Latin American context. Journal of Business Ethics, 130, 45-57. doi: 10.1007/s10551-014-2195-7
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J.I. (2012, December). Managerial intentions to tolerate nepotism: The effects on individualism/collectivism. In P. Alevizou (Chair), Corporate social responsibility and human resources practices. Paper presented at the World Business Ethics Forum, Hong Kong, China.
  • Sanchez, J., Wated, G., & Barnes, M. W. (2012, April). Occupational experts versus incumbents: Are 25% of O*NET occupations overrated? In E. Dierdorff (Chair), Eyes of the beholder? Rater effects in work analysis. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA
  • Wated, G., McCarthy, M., & Szuchman, L. (2012, June).Facilitating the integration of research methods and statistics into a two-semester sequence: A proposed syllabus. Poster presentation at the 14th Council on Undergraduate Research Conference, Ewing, NJ.
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J. I. (2011). The cultural boundary of managing nepotism. In R. G. Jones (Ed.), Understanding and Adapting to Organizational Nepotism (pp. 199-218). New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • Bacheller, L., Wated, G., & Szuchman, L. (2011, October).A stage approach to undergraduate independent research in psychology. Poster presentation at the Florida Statewide Symposium-Engagement in Undergraduate Research, Orlando, FL.
  • Cremades, G., Wated, G., & Wiggins, M .S. (2011). Multiplicative measurements of a trait anxiety scale as predictors of burnout. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 15, 220-233. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1091367X.2011.594356
  • Wated, G., & Szuchman, L. (2010, June).A proposed course sequence for low-scoring-high-potential-first-year students in psychology. Poster presentation at the Council of Undergraduate Research National Conference, Ogden, UT.
  • Wated, G. (2009, February). Teaching industrial/organizational psychology: Activities and challenges. Presentation at the annual Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Wated, G., Sanchez, J. I., & Gomez, C. (2008). A two-factor assessment of the beliefs that influence attitudes toward privatization. Group and Organization Management, 33, 107-136. doi: 10.1177/1059601106291069
  • Sanchez, J. I., Gomez, C., & Wated, G. (2008). A valued-base framework for understanding managerial tolerance of bribery in Latin America. Journal of Business Ethics, 83, 341-352. doi: 10.1007/s10551-007-9623-x
  • Wated, G., & Szuchman, L. (2008, June).Theory of planned behavior predicts student participation in research. Poster presentation at the Council of Undergraduate Research National Conference, Saint Joseph, MN.
  • Wated, G., Major-Sanabria, M., Lemos, M., & Kierce, E. (2008, March). Teachers’ self-efficacy as a moderator of the relationship between work-stressors and organizational outcomes. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Washington, D.C.
  • Wated, G., Szuchman, L., & Ferrer-Wreder L. (2008, February). Merging statistics with research design and methods in psychology: A new approach. Poster presentation at the annual Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Atlanta, GA.
  • Wated, G., Major-Sanabria, M., & Kierce, E. (2007, March). Teachers’ self-efficacy as a predictor of job satisfaction and organizational commitment. In P. Draves (Chair), Social sciences. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Wated, G., & Williams, M. (2007, January).Gauging attitudes in organizational settings: A classroom demonstration. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Teaching Pre-Conference, Memphis, TN.
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J.I. (2006). The role of accent as a work stressor on attitudinal and health related work outcomes. International Journal of Stress Management, 13, 329-350. doi: 10.1037/1072-5245.13.3.329
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J. I. (2005). The effects of attitudes, subjective norms, attributions, and individualism-collectivism on managers’ responses to bribery in organizations: Evidence from a developing nation. Journal of Business Ethics, 61, 111-127. doi: 10.1007/s10551-005-8712-y
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J. I. (2005, April). Beliefs associated with English speakers who have a Spanish accent: Effects on attitudinal and health-related work outcomes. In A. M. Ryan and F. P. Morgeson (Co-Chairs), Not the usual suspects: Expanding our conception of workplace stigma. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J. I. (2004, April).The role of attitudes, subjective norms and attributions on managers’ responses to bribery in organizations: Evidence from a developing nation. Poster presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Chicago, IL.
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J. I. (2001, August). Antecedents of corruption in organizations: A Pan-American study. In R. Campos e Cunha (Chair), Human resources and micro-organizational issues in an Iberoamerican context. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management Meetings, Washington, D.C.
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J. I. (2001, April).Beliefs associated with attitudes toward privatization in a developing nation. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Wated, G., & Sanchez, J. I. (2000, August). An assessment of the beliefs that influence attitudes toward privatization in Latin America: The case of Ecuador. In H. Aguinis (Chair), Paper session II. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Toronto, Canada.
  • Kraus, E., Sanchez, J. I., Sinha, N., Wated, G., & Williams, M. (1999, April). Some misconceptions about predictor-criterion links in validation studies: An example. In R. G. Jones (Chair), Criterion-related validation puzzles: Understanding predictor constructs in context. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Society for Occupational Health Psychology)
  • The Society for the Teaching of Psychology
  • Council for Undergraduate Research
  • Psi Chi - The National Honor Society in Psychology
  • Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Society
  • Florida Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Management

Undergraduate Courses

  • Research Methods and Analysis in Psychology
  • Tests and Measurements
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Work Stress and Occupational Well-being
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology

Graduate Courses

  • Statistics and Research Design
  • Attitude Theory and Formation
  • Criterion Development
  • Pro-seminar in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Staffing Organizations