Ask the Experts Panel
On-Line Data Collection
Friday, March 1, 2024 | Noon EST

* Availability of recording is determined by CARMA membership level.

On-Line Data Collection

Dr. Jason Huang, Michigan State University
Dr. Melissa Keith, Bowling Green State University
Dr. Louis Tay, Purdue University

Friday, March 1, 2024
Noon – 1:30 PM EST (New York) | 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM GMT (London)

On-line data collection has become a dominant strategy in management research in recent years.  During this time there have been considerable changes in technology and software, and best practices have rapidly evolved.  In this session, three leading management scholars who have published on this topic will share key lessons they have learned from their research and personal experiences.  They will also participate in a Q&A session to give you advice on challenges you are facing in your research.

Jason L. HuangJason Huang is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. He received his PhD in Organizational Psychology from Michigan State University in 2012. Professor Huang’s research addresses two broad content areas: (a) personality and adaptability at work – how stable traits and dynamic processes enable individuals to adapt to various work situations; (b) training and transfer – what factors facilitate individuals’ skill acquisition and subsequent applications. He also conducts methodological research on insufficient effort responding. Professor Huang has published articles in leading scholarly journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and SHRM Foundation. He has been the recipient of the William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Professor Huang currently serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology, and Journal of Vocational Behavior.


Dr. Melissa Keith is an assistant professor of Psychology at Bowling State University. Keith holds a B.A. in Psychology from Saint Louis University, and both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Purdue University. Her current research program is focused broadly on the topics of creativity, motivation, online samples in psychological research, and the gig economy. Keith’s work focuses on how motivation theory and research can be leveraged to enhance engagement in the creative process and creative performance.

Image result for dr louis tay purdueLouis Tay is the William C. Byham Associate Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Purdue University. His substantive research interests include well-being (subjective well-being, psychological well-being), character strengths, and vocational interests. His methodological research interests include measurement, item response theory, latent class modeling, multilevel analysis, and data science. He is a co-editor of the books Big Data in Psychological Research (APA Books) and Handbook of Well-Being (DEF Publishers). He has contributed to the United Nations’ research reports on well-being and serves in consulting roles to top tech companies and Fortune 500 organizations. Consultations have involved topics such as better understanding customer and employee well-being, improving recruitment and selection processes, and understanding biases in measurement, machine learning, and AI. He is the founder of the tech-startup ExpiWell ( that advances the science and capture of daily life experiences through experience sampling methodology.