Genevieve Johnson is an I/O researcher at AIR. She currently contributes to a number of projects at AIR in the areas of assessment, job analysis, and training. One such project focuses on creating a competency-based credentialing assessment for professionals working in a specific industry. She is also assisting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in conducting strategic job analyses to understand the impact of NextGen initiatives, such as improved technology, automation, and processes, on air traffic controllers. Dr. Johnson is also contributing to an FAA strategic job analysis project undertaken to understand the effect of NextGen on the technical operations specialists, who maintain the equipment used by air traffic controllers and others in the National Airspace System.
Prior to working at AIR, Dr. Johnson worked with both private and public organizations to conduct basic and applied research in a range of areas. As a member of the Talent Management group at Sprint, she contributed to an effort to validate and apply an organization-wide competency model by gathering quantitative and qualitative data, interpreting and presenting the data, and creating developmental and hiring tools to align organizational functioning with the confirmed competency model. She also aided in the development and validation of an organizational culture assessment for Continental Resources and worked with the FAA to assist in creating a developmental 360˚ feedback program. Additional experience includes serving as a project manager for a several-year grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to conduct research on ideological groups and as a professional ethics trainer for the Responsible Conduct of Research Training Program conducted by the University of Oklahoma’s Graduate College.
Dr. Johnson is currently a member of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington (PTC/MW). She has published peer-reviewed manuscripts in the areas of leadership, feedback, emotions, communication, and creativity.