Month: January 2011

Emotionally exhausted? Are you working the night shift?

Topic: Emotional Exhaustion; Nonstandard Work Schedules
Publication: Journal of Business and Psychology (WINTER 2010)
Article: Emotional exhaustion among employees without social or client contact: the key role of nonstandard work schedules
Authors: J.L.S. Wittmer, J.E. Martin
Reviewed By: Rebecca Eckart

Do Stronger Ties with Peers & Bosses Mean Stronger Relationships with Subordinates? Suprisingly Yes!

Topics: Leadership; Job Attitudes; Employee Satisfaction; Employee Turnover  Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology, Volume 95(6), November 2010, pp. 1071-1084. Article: Well-connected Leaders: The Impact of Leaders’ Social Network Ties on LMX and Members’ Work Attitudes Authors: V. Venkataramani; S.G. Green and D.J. Schleicher Reviewed by: Mary Alice Crowe-Taylor Leaders have upward ties

Fighting Bullies Beyond the Schoolyard: Bullying in the Workplace as a Competition for Resources

Topic: Conflict, Counterproductive Work Behavior, Work Environment, Workplace Deviance
Publication: Business Horizons 53
Article: Eating their cake and everyone else’s cake, too: Resources as the main ingredient to workplace bullying
Authors: A.R. Wheeler, J.R.B. Halbesleben, and K. Shanine
Reviewed By: Allison B. Siminovsky

Organization-based self-esteem: – It’s good for me AND the bottom line.

Topic: Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, Performance
Publication: Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (September, 2010)
Article: A meta-analysis of the predictors and consequences of organization-based self esteem.
Authors: Bowling, N. A., Eschleman, K. J., Wang, Q., Kirkendall, C.,& Alarcon, G.
Reviewed by: Charleen Maher

The Business Case: Benefits of Diversity Management Beyond High-Performance Work Systems

Topic: Discrimination, Diversity
Publication: Human Resource Management (NOV/DEC 2010)
Article: The Impact Of Diversity And Equality Management On Firm Performance: Beyond High Performance Work Systems
Authors: C. Armstrong, P. C. Flood, J. P. Guthrie, W. Liu, S. Maccurtain, and T. Mkamwa
Reviewed By: Kerrin George