Dr. Peter Dominick

Industry Assistant Professor

Faculty/Professor
Building: Babbio Center
Room: 424

Publications

  1. P. Dominick, J. Byrne (2006) "New Visions in Graduate Education: A volume in Research in Management Education and Development", Information Age Publishers.

  2. M. Huang & P. Dominick, (Dec 2007) "Leader Emergence in Virtual Teams", Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI.

  3. Dominick, P. & Gabriel, A. (2009) "Two sides to the story: An inter-actionist perspective on identifying potential.", Industrial & Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice., Vol. 2( 4).

  4. P. Dominick, M. Ryan and M. Huang (2007) "Leadership Development Strategies for Accelerated Growth Economies".

  5. Aronson,Z., Lechler,T. Dominick, P. (2004) "The influence of project team culture on project success", Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, Chicago, Il..

  6. Dominick, P., Squires, P & Cervone, D. (in press) "Back to Persons: On social-cognitive processes and products of leadership development Experiences", Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice,Volume 3(1).

  7. P. Dominick, R. Reilly (2007) "It’s Not Where You Are but What You Do: Occupation and National culture as predictors of personality and leadership development needs".

  8. Dominick, P, Lechler, T. and Aronson, Z. (2004) "Project Characteristics and Project Leadership: Understanding Sources of Uncertainty in Project-Based work", Current Issues in Technology Management. SATM, Vol. 8( 3).

  9. Dominick, P., Demel, J, Freuler, R., Kinzel, G., Lawbaugh,W, & Fromm, E. (2000) "Tools and Tactics of Design", John Wiley & Sons.

  10. P. Dominick, T. Lechler, Z. Aronson (2007) "Mediator Analysis of Project Manager’s Transformational Leadership Behaviors and Decision Authority on Project Success".

  11. Peter Dominick (2009) "Performance Management: Putting Research into Practice", James W. Smither and Manuel London, Jossey-Bass Publishers.

  12. Dominick, P. & Byrne, J. (2006) "New Visions in Graduate Education: A Volume in Research in Management Education and Development", Charles Wankel & Robert DeFillippi, Infornation Age Publishers.

  13. P. Dominick, Z. Aronson, T. Lechler (Dec 2003) "Project Uncertainty and Transformational Leadership: Contextual Influences on the Impact of Project Manager Leadership Behavior", Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, OR..

  14. Z. Aronson, T. Lechler & P. Dominick, (Dec 2004) "Project Success: The Role of Project Culture", Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago.

  15. Amason, A.C., Aronson, Z., Dominick, P., Holahan, P., Lechler, T. Mooney, A., Reilly, R., Shenhar, A.J. (2007). "The Human Side of Project Leadership", The Human Side of Project Leadership.

  16. P Dominick (2008) "A Team of Rivals: Learning about emotional intelligence from Abraham Lincoln", Human Resource Management, Vol. 1( 47), p. 189-192.

  17. P. Dominick, . Byrne and R. Reilly (Dec 2004) "Individual Differences and Peer Feedback: Personality’s Impact on Behavior Change", Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago.

  18. Sheppard, K., Dominick, P. & Blicharz, E. (2009). "Peer and Self Assessment in Developing Team Skills in Core Design Sequence.", Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin. TX, June..

  19. J.McGourty, L. Tarshis & P. Dominick (1995) "Managing innovation: Lessons from world class organizations", International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 3/4( 11), p. 354-368.

  20. K. Sheppard, G. Korfiatis, P. Dominick, S. Manoochehri, B. McGrath, & Z. Aronson (Dec 2004) "The role of virtual student design teams in engineering education for the “new workplace”", American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference &Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT.

  21. Dominick, P. (2009). "The Vigilance Project: Using an Integrated Case to Link HR and Management Practices.", Paper presented at the 24th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. New Orleans, LA, April..

  22. P. Dominick, R. Reilly, J. McGourty (1997) "The effects of peer feedback on team member behavior", Group and Organization Management, Vol. 4( 22), p. 508-520.

  23. J. Byrne, P. Dominick, J. Smither, R. Reilly (Dec 2005) "Emotional Competence Inventory Self-Ratings: Discriminant and Criterion-related Validity", Twentieth Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles.

  24. Sheppard, K., Dominick, P. & Blicharz, E. (2008). "Developing Teamwork Skills Through a Core Design Thread.", Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA., June..

  25. P. Dominick, K. Sheppard, Z. Aronson (2004) "Preparing Engineering Students for the New Business Paradigm of International Teamwork and Global Orientation", International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 3( 22), p. 475-483.

  26. R. Reilly, K. Sobel Lojeski & P. Dominick, (Dec 2005) "Virtual Distance® and Team Performance: A Preliminary Study", Twentieth Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles.

  27. J. Byrne, P. Dominick, J. Smither, R. Reilly (2007) "An examination of the discriminant, convergent and criterion-related validity of the ECI", International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Vol. 3( 15), p. 341-353.

  28. A. Walker, J. Smither, L. Atwater, P. Dominick, &J. Brett (Dec 2006) "The Role of Personality in Multisource Feedback Performance Improvement over Time", 21st Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Dallas, TX.

  29. Dominick, P. & Ryan, M. (2008). "Stevens survey finds technical global companies lack strong technical leadership.", New Jersey Technical News, May, 8-9.

  30. J. McGourty, L. Tarshis & P. Dominick, (Dec 1994) "Innovate like the best of breed", Product Development & Management Association 18th Annual International Conference. Boston, MA.

  31. R. Reilly, K. Sobel Lojeski & P. Dominick, (Dec 2006) "The Role of Virtual Distance in Innovation and Success", Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Honolulu, HI.

  32. Dominick, P. & Luftman, J. (2005). "Strange Bedfellows: Toward an Integrated HR & IT Skill Set", HRIM Journal May/June.

  33. P. Dominick (2008) "The Vigilance Project: Understanding Emotional Concerns in Team Conflicts", Society for Human Resources Management.

  34. P. Dominick, J.Byrne, K. Sobel-Lojeski, M.Huang, R. Reilly (Dec 2006) "Virtual Cues: Personality’s Presence in Web-based Communication", 18th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

  35. Dominick, P., Lechler, T. & Aronson, Z. (2004). "Project characteristics and project leadership: Understanding sources of uncertainty in project-based work.", Stevens Alliance for Technology Management (SATM) Newsletter, 3(8).

  36. Z. Aronson, Patricia Holahan,Thomas Lechler, Ann Mooney, Richard R. Reilly, Aaron J. Shenhar (2007) "The Human Side of Project Leadership", Project Management Institute, Newton Square, PA.

  37. P. Dominick, K. Sobel Lojeski, M.Ryan, R. Reilly (Dec 2006) "If the World is Flat How Should We Measure Distance.", Global Forum - “Business as an Agent of World Benefit: Management Knowledge Leading Positive Change”, Cleveland, Ohio.

  38. Dominick, P. (1999). "Using assessment to enhance team performance.", Stevens Alliance for Technology Management (SATM) Newsletter, 3(1).

  39. P. Dominick, J. Demel, R. Freuler, G. Kinzel, W. Lawbaugh, E. Fromm (2000) "Tools and Tactics of Design", York: John Wiley & Sons.

  40. R. Reilly, K. Sobel Lojeski & P. Dominick, (Dec 2007) "Multi-tasking and Innovation in Virtual Teams", Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Honolulu, HI.

  41. Walker, A, Smither, J. Atwater, L., Dominick, P., Brett, J & Reilly, R (in press) "Personality and Multisource Feedback Improvement: A Longitudinal Investigation", Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management..

  42. Peter Dominick (2007) "Personality and Multisource Feedback Improvement: Is personality related to improvement in multisource feedback ratings over time".

  43. Peter Dominick "Tools and Tactics of Design. ", John Wiley & Sons.

  44. Peter Dominick "Tools and Tactics of Design. ", John Wiley & Sons.

Phone: 201.216.8071
Fax: 201.216.5385
Email: pdominic@stevens.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology (Applied Psychology, 1998)
  • M.A., Columbia University, Teachers College (Organizational Psychology, 1989)
  • B.S. ,Cornell University, (Industrial and Labor Relations, 1986)

Research: 

Dr. Dominick’s research focuses on leadership development processes and performance management. His most recent peer reviewed publications have examined multi-source feedback as a leadership development tool, strategies for identifying potential in others and the role social-cognitive processes play in leadership development Other recent publications include a book chapter entitled, Leadership Development as a Mindset and another on the pros and cons of forced choice ranking in performance appraisal . Prof. Dominick is also co-author of Tools and Tactics of Design (John Wiley & Sons), focusing on interpersonal and cognitive competencies required to execute the engineering design process. In addition, he has published several magazine articles, technical reports, and conference proceedings. Other research interests include project leadership and project team performance.

His consulting work includes executive coaching, team-building and process consultation. He has also developed selection, assessment and skill-building programs for a variety of civil, corporate, and educational organizations. He is a member of the Academy of Management, American Psychological Society, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and Society for Human Resources Management. He has been awarded a CTMR Grant to study the effects of project manager leadership behavior on team performance, received the Howe School’s Outstanding Teacher Award in 2005, and in 2007 was the recipient of the Harvey N. Davis Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Research Projects Interests

Current Research :
  • Leadership Development processes and practices
  • Project Leadership and Project Team Performance
  • Creative Processes in teams and design projects
  • Multi-source feedback
  • Educational Outcomes Assessment

Awards and Honors

  • CTMR Grant to study the effects of project manager leadership behavior on team performance

Professional Organizations and Societies

  • Academy of Management
  • American Psychological Society
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Society for Human Resources Management

Grants/Contracts/Funds

Externally Funded Project

Amway International Leadership Development Pilot Program (2008). A $150,000 leadership development program for Amway International employees based in the United States, Europe and Asia. (P. Dominick is project leader). Pilot is first step in attaining a larger project estimated to be in excess of $900,000.

 The Vigilance Project: Understanding Emotional Concerns in Team Conflicts. (2007-08). A $2,500 award from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to develop this business case. (P. Dominick was Principal Investigator)

Leadership Development Strategies in Accelerated Growth Economies (2007) – An $8,000 action research project from IBM. (P. Dominick and M. Ryan shared the Principal Investigator role)

BAE Project Leadership Executive Development Program (2007). An $80,000 project manager and leadership development program for mid-level managers. (A. Curtis was the project leader. Also with P. Dominick and T. Lechler.)

IBM China Leadership Institute (2006-07). A 289,000 action research project to develop and implement a comprehensive leadership development program for IBM’s China-based personnel (with R. Reilly, A. Mooney and R. Ubell)

MNC Leadership Development Strategies in Accelerated-growth economies (BRIC countries) (2007). An $8,000 action research grant from IBM. (with M. Ryan and R. Ubell)

The Vigilance Project (2007-08). A $2,500 grant from the Society for Human Resource Management. To develop and write this case about an international information technology project team within the pharmaceutical industry.

Internally Funded Research and Education Grants

Understanding Virtual Team Leadership: A Qualitative Investigation. (2003). A $10,000 research grant award from the Center for Technology Management Research (with K. Sobel Lojeski).

Situational Project Leadership: Balancing Transactional with Transformational Approaches. (2002). A $30,000 research grant award from the Center for Technology Management Research (with Z. Aronson & T. Lechler).

Other Proposals Submitted

A Second Wave: Developing Emerging CSC Leaders through Self-Awareness and Personal Development Planning. (2005). A 91,000 project proposal to the Coastal Learning Services Program within Coastal Services Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (Project funding was withdrawn due to budget constraints within CSC.)

Leading in Virtual Space: Development of Tools and Techniques for Virtual Project Leadership at NASA (2004). $75,000 grant proposal submitted to NASA Center for Program/Project Management Research Center (with R. Reilly & K. Sobel Lojeski)