Sheldon Zedeck

Sheldon Zedeck
Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School
Psychology
Organizations
 

Sheldon Zedeck is an industrial/organizational psychologist. He is Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School. His continuing research interests are in five areas: (1) employment selection and validation models, with particular emphasis on reducing adverse impact against minorities; (2) he is currently working on research with Professor Marjorie Shultz, Law School faculty, that focuses on how to define success in law school and as an attorney–and how to predict lawyering effectiveness. He also has interests in (3) the relationship between work and family, with particular emphasis on how factors in both the work and family environments have reciprocal, causal relationships; (4) decision making, in particular how individuals process information prior to making decisions; and (5) the work values of Chinese employees, with particular emphasis on the differences in work values among different generations of Chinese workers.