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Dr Matteo Curcuruto


Dr Matteo Curcuruto
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Dr Matteo Curcuruto

Senior Research Fellow

Leeds School Of Social Sciences

0113 81 23038 M.MA.Curcuruto@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Dr Matteo Curcuruto

Dr Matteo Curcuruto, is a Senior Research Fellow of the Psychology Group at the School of Social Sciences. He is also Co-lead of the PASH Research Unit (Psychology Applied on Health and Safety).

Matteo received his Ph.D. in Organisational Psychology from the Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology of the University of Verona in 2011. He successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Proactivity and safety in HRO systems. Application of the proactive role orientation paradigm”. The thesis dissertation was awarded “Best Ph.D. thesis” in 2011 in Organizational Psychology by the Italian Association of Psychology (AIP). During his postdoctoral research years he has published several articles in international journals of relevance for the research fields of Occupational Safety and Organizational Psychology. His safety related research, consultancies and intervention programs for multinational companies have involved so far more than 5,000 workers from different countries like Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation. In 2013, one his research-intervention designed and developed in collaboration with the University of Bologna - was eventually awarded with a global international prize "Extra-mile for safety" for the best safety intervention in the BASF company, the world leader industry in the chemical business sector.


Current Teaching

Matteo delivers teaching related activities in the module "Individual Differences & Work Behaviour". Furthermore, he is engaged as co-supervisor in two doctoral projects associated with the projects developed by PASH research unit in the railway industry.

Research Interests

Currently, his major areas of interest are in the domain of Organizational Behaviour and Human Factors applied in occupational Safety. In particular:

  • proactivity in organizations
  • organizational citizenship
  • organizational culture and climate
  • risk perception •human motivation theories
  • dynamics of trust in organizations
  • human/computer-interaction
  • multilevel research approaches

Selected Publications

Journal articles (11)

  • Curcuruto MM; Conchie S; Griffin M (2019), Safety citizenship behaviour (SCB) in the workplace: A stable construct? A test of psychometric invariance across four European countries.. Accident Analysis and Prevention
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  • Curcuruto MM; Parker SK; Griffin MA (2019), Proactivity Toward Workplace Safety Improvement: An Investigation of Its Motivational Drivers and Organizational Outcomes. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology
    https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2019.1572115
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  • Wang Q; Curcuruto M; Mei Q; Liu S; Zhou Q; Zhang J (2019), Agent-Based Modeling of Employee Protection-Oriented Safety Proactivity Behaviors at Small Scale Enterprises. BioMed Research International, vol. 2019
    https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/2471418
  • Curcuruto MM; Griffin MA (2018), Prosocial and proactive "safety citizenship behaviour" (SCB): The mediation role of affective commitment and psychological ownership. Safety Science
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  • Curcuruto M; Griffin M; Kandola R; Morgan JI (2018), Multilevel Safety Climate in The UK Rail Industry: A Cross Validation of the Zohar and Luria MSC Scale. Safety Science
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2018.02.008
  • Mariani MG; Curcuruto MM; Matic M; Sciacovelli P; Toderi S (2017), Can Leader-Member Exchange contribute to safety performance in an Italian warehouse?. Frontiers in Psychology
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  • Curcuruto MM; Mearns K; Mariani MG (2016), Proactive role-orientation toward workplace safety: Psychological dimensions, nomological network and external validity. Safety Science, vol. 87
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2016.03.007
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  • Griffin MA; Curcuruto MM (2016), Safety Climate in Organizations. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, vol. 3
    https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-orgpsych-041015-062414
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  • Curcuruto M; Conchie SM; Mariani MG; Violante FS (2015), The role of prosocial and proactive safety behaviors in predicting safety performance. Safety Science, vol. 80
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2015.07.032
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  • Saracino A; Curcuruto M; Antonioni G; Mariani MG; Guglielmi D; Spadoni G (2015), Proactivity-and-consequence-based safety incentive (PCBSI) developed with a fuzzy approach to reduce occupational accidents. Safety Science, vol. 79
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2015.06.011
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  • Mariani MG; Curcuruto M; Gaetani I (2013), Training opportunities, technology acceptance and job satisfaction: A study of Italian organizations. Journal of Workplace Learning, vol. 25 (7), p. 455-475.
    https://doi.org/10.1108/JWL-12-2011-0071

Chapters (2)

  • Curcuruto MM; Griffin MA (2016) Safety Proactivity in Organizations: The Initiative to Improve Individual, Team and Organizational Safety. In: Curcuruto MM; Griffin MA Proactivity at Work. : Routledge, pp. .
  • Curcuruto MM; Mariani MG (2009) Psychosocial Aspects of Technology Acceptance in Organizations. In: Curcuruto MM; Mariani MG Innovation in the transformation of jobs and organizations. : , pp. .
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