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Alessa Natale, BA, MS/PhD (Anticipated 2022)

Alessa is a research associate contributing to Altizer Performance Partners. Her research interests are broad, but she is predominantly interested in the integration of Positive and I-O Psychologies, Leadership, issues of diversity in the workplace, and innovative measurement methods. In addition to her research design and psychometrics expertise, she brings over 5 years of teaching and training in academic and workplace settings, including roles at Pfizer and YMCA. Alessa has over 18 years practice in Isshinryu karate, achieving the rank of Yondan (4th degree black belt) and instructor status.

Representative work:

Watts, L.L., Patel, K.R., Rothstein, E.G., & Natale, A.N. (In-Press). How do leaders plan for firm innovation?: Strategic planning processes and constraints. Book chapter in M. D. Mumford’s (Ed.) Frontier Series on Organizational Creativity & Innovation.

Feitosa, J., Burke, C. S., Natale, A. N., & Harmata, R. K. (under review). Lessons learned from extreme teams: Reconciling research and practice needs. Organizational Psychology Review.

Natale, A. N., Patel, K. R., Rothstein, E. G., & Watts, L. L. (2019, April). Strategic planning for firm innovation: Strategic planning processes and constraints. Poster conducted at the 34th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Washington, D.C./ National Harbor, M.D.

Naidoo, L. J., Natale A. N., Lee, S. (2019, April). Using eye tracking to study motivational processes. In C. A. Scherbaum & P. J. Hanges (Chairs), In the Mind’s Eye: Eye Tracking as a Tool for the Organizational Sciences. Symposium conducted at the 34th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Washington, D.C./ National Harbor, M.D.