William Kramer, PhD
- Assistant Professor
- ASH 347 V
- Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Dr. William S. Kramer is an Assistant Professor in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology at the University of Nebraska Omaha. He completed his PhD in I/O Psychology from Clemson University in 2018. His main research interests include the examination of teams in unique contexts (e.g., virtual teams, interdisciplinary, spaceflight), the impact of national culture on team processes, leadership emergence, and the use of novel statistical approaches (e.g., latent profile analysis, neural networks) for theory development and analysis. He has worked on grants funded by a number of different organizations including NASA, ARI, ARL, NSF, and the DoD. He has co-authored over 10 peer reviewed publications and over 60 conference presentations. Finally, he serves as a reviewer for multiple journals including Small Group Research, Organizational Psychology Review, Human Resource Management Review, and International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management.
PSYC 9620 Industrial Training & Development
PSYC 9090 Theory of Measurement & Design
PSYC 4450 Personality Theories
- Teams across contexts
- National culture’s impact on teams
- Interdisciplinary team processes
- Leadership emergence
- Novel statistical approaches
- Team adaptation to unexpected events
Publications and Presentations
Example Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications
Kramer, W. S., Shuffler, M. L., & Feitosa, J. (2017). The world is not flat: Examining the interactive multidimensionality of culture and virtuality in teams. Human Resource Management Review, 27(4), 604-620.
Shuffler, M. L., Kramer, W. S., Carter, D. R., Thayer, A. L., & Rosen, M. A. (2017). Leveraging a team-centric approach to diagnosing multiteam system functioning: The role of intrateam state profiles. Human Resource Management Review.
Shuffler, M. L., Jiménez-Rodríguez, M., & Kramer, W. S. (2015). The science of multiteam systems: A review and future research agenda. Small Group Research, 46(6), 659-699.
Kramer, W. S., Savage, N., & Salas, E. (2015). Learning in project teams. In F. Chicchio & B. Hobbs (Eds.), The Psychology and Management of Project Teams, Oxford University Press.
Kramer, W. S., Thayer, A. L., & Salas, E. (2013) Goal setting in teams. In E. Locke & G. Latham (Eds.), New Developments in Goal Setting and Task Performance, Routledge.
Example Conference Presentations
Kramer, W. S., Shuffler, M. L., Flynn, M. & Summers, J. D. (2017). Understanding emergent configural teamwork processes in engineering science teams. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.
Kramer, W. S. & Feitosa, J. (Chairs) (April, 2017). Beyond Culture’s Consequences: How to Move Forward. Panel presented at the 32nd annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.
Kramer, W. S., Shuffler, M. L., Maynard, M. T., & Larson, B. (2016). Ideal compositional considerations for virtual team success. In M. Luciano (Chair), Across Space and Over Time: Pushing the Boundaries of Virtual Teams Research. Symposium presented at the 11th Annual Conference of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, Helsinki, Finland.
Kramer, W. S., Shuffler, M. L., Flynn, M., & Burke, C. S. (2016). Can you hear me now? Vocal intensity as a predictor of team leadership. In N. Contractor & G. K. Plummer (Chairs), Novel Ways to Understand and Assess Teamwork. Symposium presented at the 31st Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.
Kramer, W. S., Shuffler, M. L., Savage, N., & Verhoeven, D. C. (2016). Diversity across levels: A qualitative examination of space flight crews. In J. Feitosa & M. R. Salazar (Chairs), Current State of Diverse Teams: Going Beyond the Diversity-Performance Link. Symposium presented at the 31st Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.