Month: August 2010

Who are we again? The Identity Crisis of I-O Psychologists

Topic: Professional Identity
Publication: Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice
Article: Organizational Psychology and the Tipping Point of Professional Identity
Authors:Ann Marie Ryan and J. Kevin Ford Selected commentary authors: Muchinsky, Shanock,Rogelberg, and Heggestad
Reviewed by: Samantha Paustian-Underdahl

Implicit Assumptions and Organizational Context- A Recipe for Immoral Behavior?

Topic: Moral Behavior, Automatic Social Cognition
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology
Article: Automatic ethics: The effects of implicit assumptions and contextual cues on moral behavior
Authors: Reynolds, S. J., Leavitt, K., & DeCelles, K. A.
Reviewed By: Bobby Bullock

Smarter Employees Perform Better, but Will They Stay?

Topic: Talent Management, Turnover
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (AUG)
Article: A conceptual and empirical analysis of the cognitive ability-voluntary turnover relationship
Authors: M.A. Maltarich, A.J. Nyberg, and G. Reilly
Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger

Cheated Employees: Less Organizational Commitment and Less Creativity

Topic: Fairness, Organizational Commitment, Creativity
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (July, 2010)
Article: Psychological Contract Breaches, Organizational Commitment, and Innovation-Related Behaviors: A Latent Growth Modeling Approach
Authors: T.W.H. Ng, D.C. Feldman, S.S.K. Lam
Reviewed By: Ben Sher

What Does Organizational Tenure Really Buy You?

Topic: Citizenship Behaviors, Counter-Productive Work Behavior, Job Performance Publication: Journal of Management (SEP) Article: Organizational tenure and job performance Authors: T.W.H. Ng and D.C. Feldman Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger It is often intuited that employees who remain in an organization longer gain more knowledge of their job and the organization and thus perform at a higher level than employees

Customer Satisfaction Surveys: A Measure of Race and Gender. A Measure of Performance? Not So Much

Topic: Fairness, Diversity, Performance Appraisal
Publication: Academy of Management Journal
Article: An examination of whether and how racial and gender biases influence customer satisfaction
Authors: D. R. Hekman, K. Aquino, B. P. Owens, T. R. Mitchell, P. Schilpzand, & K. Leavitt
Reviewed By: Katie Bachman

Is Evidence-Based Management Actually Based on Evidence?

Topic: Human Resources
Publication: Academy of Management Perspectives
Article: What’s the evidence on evidence-based management? (NOV 2009)
Author: T. Reay, W. Berta, and M. K. Kohn
Reviewed by: Sarah Teague

Play Hard, Rest Hard and Maximize Your Performance

Topic: Work-Life Balance
Publication: Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (JUN 2010)
Article: Recovery during the weekend and fluctuations in weekly job performance: A week-level study examining intra-individual relationships
Authors: C. Binnewies, S. Sonnentag, and E.J. Mojza
Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger

Test Bias Analysis: New Thoughts on an Old Method

Topic: Test Bias, Selection
Publication: Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice
Article: Not Seeing Clearly With Cleary: What Test Bias Analyses Do and Do Not Tell Us
Authors: A.W. Meade and S. Tonidandel
Selected commentary authors: P.R. Sackett and P. Bobko
Reviewed By: Samantha Paustian-Underdahl