Topic: Work-Life Balance Publication: Business Horizons Article: Embracing the whole individual: Advantages of a dual-centric perspective of work and life Authors: Bourne, K.A., Wilson, F., Lester, S.W., & Kickul, J. Reviewed By: Samantha Paustian-Underdahl Researchers have found that 95% of employees rate their lives outside of work as equally or more
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Topic: Trust, Teams Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: Why do we trust? Moving beyond individual to dyadic perceptions Authors: M. Yakovleva, R.R., Reilly, and R. Werko Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Trust among employees is a prerequisite to good teamwork. After all, if employees don’t trust in each other, how
Topic: Burnout Publication: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (2010) Article: Doing good buffers against feeling bad: Prosocial impact compensates for negative task and self-evaluations. Authors: A.M. Grant, and S. Sonnentag Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Employee burnout often manifests itself in the form of emotional exhaustion which has been found to
Topic: Motivation, Personality, Job Performance Publication: Personality and Individual Differences (MAR 2009) Article: Using a two-factor theory of achievement motivation to examine performance-based outcomes and self-regulatory processes. Authors: Story, P.A., Hart, J.W., Stasson, M.F., & Mahoney, J.M. Reviewed By: Samantha Paustian-Underdahl Have you ever wondered why some employees seem to find
Topic: Goals Publication: Journal of Management (JAN 2010) Article: The relevance and viability of subconscious goals in the workplace Authors: G.P. Latham, A.D. Stajkovic, and E.A. Locke Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that goal-setting is an effective strategy for improving employee performance. What
Topic: Goals, Job Performance, Judgment Publication: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (JAN 2010) Article: Finishing on time: When do predictions influence completion times? Authors: R. Buehler, J. Peetz, and D. Griffin Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Past research has shown that human beings often underestimate the amount of time necessary for
Topic: Creativity Publication: Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (MAR 2009) Article: Better than brainstorming? Potential contextual boundary conditions to brainwriting for idea generation in organizations. Author: P. A. Heslin Reviewed By: Sarah Teague The generation of innovative ideas is essential to the success of modern organizations. In attempts to facilitate