Vias C Nicolaides

Vias C Nicolaides

Vias C Nicolaides

Associate Professor

Human Behavior, Leadership, Team dynamics, Employee attendance behaviors, Research methodology, Meta-analysis, Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling, Data Science

Professor Vias C. Nicolaides has over 10 years of scientific research and applied work experience in the Organizational Behavior (OB) and Human Capital Management fields.

Professor Nicolaides' research interests span the areas of employee selection and assessment, training and development, program evaluation, performance management, employee attendance, talent management, teams and leadership. Moreover, Dr. Nicolaides has interest in research methodology, meta-analysis, survival analysis, multilevel and longitudinal modeling as well as  data science, such as machine learning algorithms.   

Professor Nicolaides has published and presented his work in international and national conferences, such as the Academy of Management, and published his research in peer-reviewed scientific journals, such as the Leadership Quarterly. 

Before joining GMUK, Professor Nicolaides worked as a senior consultant for a number of clients in the Washington D.C. metropolitan areas, such as Booz Allen Hamilton, the American Bankers Association, Weir Pumps, EAC, Department of the Navy, U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Selected Publications

Cheung, H., Goldberg, C. B., Konrad, A. M., Lindsey, A., Nicolaides, V., & Yang, Y. (2020). A meta-analytic review of gender composition influencing employees’ work outcomes: implications for human resource development. Human Resource Development International, 1-28.

Hook, G., Crist, J., Nicolaides, V., Wrigglesworth, A., Kiffer, J., & Muir, J. (2019). GMU Korea: Challenges And Innovations. In Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference Proceedings (Vol. 11, pp. Building-2903).

Nicolaides, V. C. (2016). Predicting Daily Attendance Behaviors: A Theory of Planned Behavior Approach (Doctoral dissertation).

Hermida, R., Luchman, J. N., Nicolaides, V., & Wilcox, C. (2015). The issue of statistical power for overall model fit in evaluating structural equation models. Computational Methods in Social Sciences3(1), 25.

Mascitelli, A. N., Rojahn, J., Nicolaides, V. C., Moore, L., Hastings, R. P., & Christian‐Jones, C. (2015). The behaviour problems inventory‐short form: reliability and factorial validity in adults with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities28(6), 561-571.

Nicolaides, V. C., LaPort, K. A., Chen, T. R., Tomassetti, A. J., Weis, E. J., Zaccaro, S. J., & Cortina, J. M. (2014). The shared leadership of teams: A meta-analysis of proximal, distal, and moderating relationships. The Leadership Quarterly25(5), 923-942.

Kaplan, S., Cortina, J., Ruark, G., LaPort, K., & Nicolaides, V. (2014). The role of organizational leaders in employee emotion management: A theoretical model. The Leadership Quarterly25(3), 563-580.



Courses Taught

PSYC 100: Basic Concepts in Psychology

PSYC 231: Social Psychology

MKTG 312: Consumer Behavior

MGMT 313: Organizational Behavior

MGMT 412: Diversity in Organizations

MGMT 413: Organizational Development and Management Consulting.

MGMT 461: Cross Cultural and Global Management   



Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, George Mason University