This research is being conducted to further understand workplace performance. If you agree to participate, you will be asked to complete the following survey that will take approximately 20 minutes.

There are no foreseeable risks for participating in this research

There are no direct, personal benefits from participating in this study. Your participation will contribute to the scientific knowledge about organizational psychology.

The information you provide will be confidential. All data will be accessible only to Dr. Eden King and Lisa Gulick. In subsequent research reports, data will be presented so that no individual can be identified by demographic statistics or other identifying information. All researchers have completed GMU’s mandatory training for persons conducting research using human subjects.

Your participation is voluntary, and you may withdraw from the study at any time and for any reason. If you decide not to participate or if you withdraw from the study, there is no penalty or loss of benefits to which you are otherwise entitled. There are no costs to you or any other party.

This research is being conducted by Dr. Eden King and Lisa Gulick at George Mason University. They may be reached at or for questions or to report a research-related problem. You may contact the George Mason University Office of Research Subject Protections at 703-993-4121 or by email at if you have questions or comments regarding your rights as a participant in the research. This research has been reviewed according to George Mason University procedures governing your participation in this research.

The George Mason University Human Subjects Review Board has waived the requirement for a signature on this consent form. However, if you wish to sign a consent, please contact Lisa Gulick at
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