Dr Giovanni B Moneta

 


Dr Giovanni B Moneta  

Qualifications

BSc Psychology, MA, PhD

Dr Moneta has a background in positive psychology with applications in organisational and educational psychology. Specific research topics include flow, creativity, metacognition, performance, quantitative psychology (diary studies, experience sampling method, longitudinal studies, multilevel modelling, structural equation modelling). From 1989 to 1997, he worked in various research institutions in Europe, including the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in Helsinki, the Institut National de la Santé et Recherche Médicale (INSERM), the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, and the University of Padua. From 1997 to 2001, he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

From 2001 to 2003, he worked at Harvard Business School as a Faculty Research Fellow. In the summer of 2003, he joined London Metropolitan University as a senior lecturer in psychology.

Professional activity

  • Consulting Editor for Educational Psychology
  • Member of the International Advisory Board, Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Well-Being Assessment
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • Ad hoc reviewer for: Psychological Methods; Developmental Psychology; Addiction; Psychology of Aging; PLOS ONE; Addictive Behaviors; American Educational Research Journal: Teaching, Learning, and Human Development; Journal of Happiness Studies; Personality and Individual Differences; Medical Hypotheses; Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health; Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports; Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology; European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology; Learning and Individual Differences; Anxiety, Stress and Coping; Motivation and Emotion; Learning and Instruction; Journal of Adolescence; Human Relations; Philosophical Psychology; Creativity Research Journal; Educational Psychology; Psychological Reports; Social Behavior and Personality; Spanish Journal of Psychology; Asian Journal of Social Psychology; Education Journal; Internet Journal of Epidemiology; Sport et Motricité; Testing, Psicometria, Metodologia (TPM).

Awards

  • 1991 Volvo Award in Clinical Sciences, International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS)
  • 2004 Leadership Quarterly Best Paper Award, Center for Creative Leadership Psychological test development Tests available from the American Psychological Association (APA) via PsychTESTS
  • Chinese Need for Closure Scale (NFCS) [with Pelen Y Yip]
  • Chinese Personal Need for Structure Scale (PNS) [with Pelen Y Yip]
  • Chinese Personal Fear of Invalidity Scale (PFI) [with Pelen Y Yip]
  • Chinese short form Personal Attributes Questionnaire (PAQ)
  • Positive Metacognitions and Positive Meta-Emotions Questionnaire (PMCEQ) [with Nils Beer]
  • Use of Creative Cognition Scale (UCCS) [Study/Work] [with Jekaterina Rogaten] Tests available from the corresponding author
  • Chinese Personality Research Form (PRF) [selected scales] [with Fanny H. Y. Wong]
  • Chinese Network Orientation Scale (NOS) [with Winnie C W Choy] · Chinese Work Preference Inventory (WPI) [with Christy M Y Siu]
  • Short Flow in Work Scale (SFWS) · Flow Metacognitions Questionnaire (FMQ) [with Edith E Wilson] Associations
  • European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP)
  • European Network for Positive Psychology (ENPP)
  • European Flow Researchers Network (EFRN)

Find me

Courses

Modules

  • Personality and Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Individual Differences (Distance Learning)
  • Introduction to Psychological Research Methods (Distance Learning)
  • Psychology Project
  • Dissertation and Professional Development
  • Well-Being at Work

PhD supervision

Completed

  • Dr Nils Beer (adaptive metacognition) 2011
  • Dr Jekaterina Rogaten (academic performance in HE) 2014
  • Dr Edith Wilson (metacognition of flow) 2016

Ongoing with Gary Pheiffer

  • Teresa Bezler (leadership in complex work environments)
  • Gina Palermo (cognitive processes underlying work creativity)
  • Melissa Reidelberger (sport performance)

Occupational Psychology Professional Doctorate supervision

Completed

  • Dr Angelina Bennet (psychological types) 2011
  • Dr Elizabeth Bewley (careers) 2016

Ongoing with Gary Pheiffer

  • Michelle Hunter (organisational change)
  • John Sweeney (performance auditing)

Books

Moneta, G B, and Rogaten, J (eds) (2016). Psychology of Creativity: Cognitive, Emotional, and Social Processes. New York: Nova Science. ISBN: 978-1-63484-934-0
Moneta, G B (2013). Positive Psychology: A Critical Introduction. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN: 978-0-23024-293-7

Selected journal articles

Moneta, G B (2017). Validation of the Short Flow in Work Scale (SFWS). Personality and Individual Differences. Published online: 4 January 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.12.033
Rogaten, J, and Moneta, G B (2016). Positive and Negative Processes Underlying Academic Performance: A Chained Mediation Model. Journal of Happiness Studies. Published online: 6 June 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s10902-016-9765-6
Wilson, E E, and Moneta, G B (2016). The Flow Metacognitions Questionnaire (FMQ): A Two Factor Model o Flow Metacognitions. Personality and Individual Differences, 90, 225–230. DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2015.11.004
Moneta, G B (2012). Opportunity for creativity in the job as a moderator of the relation between trait intrinsic motivation and flow in work. Motivation and Emotion, 36, 491–503. DOI: 10.1007/s11031-012-9278-5
Moneta, G B, Amabile, T M, Schatzel, E, and Kramer, S.J (2010). Multi-rater assessment of individual creative contributions to team projects in organizations. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 19(2), 150–176. DOI: 10.1080/13594320902815312
Moneta, G B (2004). The flow model of state intrinsic motivation in Chinese: Cultural and personal moderators. Journal of Happiness Studies, 5(2), 181–217. DOI: 10.1023/B:JOHS.0000035916.27782.e4
Amabile, T M, Schatzel, E, Moneta, G B, and Kramer, S J (2004). Leader behaviors and the work environment for creativity: Perceived leader support. The Leadership Quarterly, 15(1), 5–32. DOI:10.1016/j.leaqua.2003.12.003
Moneta, G B, and Csikszentmihalyi, M (1996). The effect of perceived challenges and skills on the quality of subjective experience. Journal of Personality, 64(2), 275–310. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.1996.tb00512.x

Recent book chapters

Moneta, G B (in press). Applications of Flow to Work. In K J Fullagar and A Delle Fave (eds), Flow at Work: Measurement and Implications. New York: Psychology Press. ISBN: 9781848722781 (Paperback), 9781848722774 (Hardback)
De Fraga, D, and Moneta, G B (2016). Flow in work as a moderator of the self-determination model of work engagement. In L Harmat, F Ørsted Andersen, F Ullén, F, J Wright, and G. Sadlo (eds), The Flow Experience: Empirical Research and Applications (pp. 105–123). New York: Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-28632-7
Moneta, G B (2016). Scientists' creative potential as a function of the innovative potential of scientific disciplines. In G B Moneta and J Rogaten (eds), Psychology of creativity: Cognitive, Emotional, and Social Processes (pp. 219–242). New York: Nova Science. ISBN: 978-1-63484-934-0

Recent congress abstracts

Moneta, G B, and Wilson, E E (2016). Flow metacognitions as predictors of flow in work. European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP) 2016, 28 June to 1 July 2016, Angers, France.
Moneta, G B, and De Fraga, D (2016). Flow in work as a moderator of the self-determination model of work engagement. European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP) 2016, 28 June to 1 July 2016, Angers, France.
Rogaten, J, and Moneta, G B (2016). Academic excellence: The dynamic relationship between approaches to studying and learning gain. European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP) 2016, 28 June to 1 July 2016, Angers, France.
Moneta, G B (2015). The channeling of trait intrinsic motivation into the flow of work: Old and engaged dogs learn new tricks. 17th Conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, 20 to 23 May 2015, Oslo, Norway.
Moneta, G B (2015). Flow in work as a function of adaptive and maladaptive metacognitive traits. Seventeenth Conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, 20 to 23 May 2015, Oslo, Norway.

Dr Giovanni B Moneta
Senior Lecturer in Psychology
E: g.moneta@londonmet.ac.uk