Month: January 2012

Beyond Sexual Harassment: The Importance of Considering Workplace Aggression (IO Psychology)

Topic: Employee Satisfaction, Sexual Harassment Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (SEP 2010) Article: Comparing Victim Attributions and Outcomes for Workplace Aggression and Sexual Harassment Authors: Hershcovis, M. S., & Barling, J. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada Sexual harassment is a common, negative component of organizational life that has received a good

You have an IQ of 120. Think that makes you smart? (IO Psychology)

Topic: Selection Publication: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2011) Article: Role of test motivation in intelligence testing Authors: Angela L. Duckworth, Patrick D. Quinn, Donald R. Lynam, Rolf Loeber, and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin Will a person’s IQ vary with his or her level of

That Seems Fair: The Impact of Changing Justice Perceptions over Time (IO Psychology)

Topic: Fairness Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (JUL 2011) Article: Justice as a Dynamic Construct: Effects of Individual Trajectories on Distal Work Outcomes Authors: Hausknecht, J. P., Sturman, M. C., & Roberson, Q. M. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada Organizational justice continues to play a prominent role in the science and

Tips for Getting Tips (IO Psychology)

Topic: Job Performance, Personality, Training Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (NOV 2011) Article: Want a Tip? Service Performance as a Function of Emotion Regulation and Extraversion Authors: N. Chi, A.A. Grandey, J.A. Diamond, K.R. Krimmel Reviewed By: Ben Sher Your restaurant server is quite the professional!  He manages a genuine,

The effectiveness of computer-based simulation games (IO Psychology)

Topic: Training Publication: Personnel Psychology (SUMMER 2011) Article: A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games Author: Sitzmann, T. Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin Computer-based simulation games are increasingly being used in training, but how does their effectiveness compare to that of traditional training methods? And what are

Do You Test? Factors Impacting the Use of Specific Selection Methods in Hiring Procedures (IO Psychology)

Topic: Selection Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (DEC 2011) Article: Selection Practices in Canadian Firms: An Empirical Investigation Authors: Mann, S. L., & Chowhan, J. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada A persistent paradox in IO psychology is the frequent use, by organizations, of selection methods that research has not

Quantitative Evidence that the Emotional Labor in Jobs is Easier with Emotional Intelligence (IO Psychology)

Topic: Emotional Intelligence Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (SEP 2011) Article: The Primacy of Perceiving: Emotion Recognition Buffers Negative Effects of Emotional Labor Authors: Myriam N. Bechtold, Sonja Rohrmann, Irene E. De Pater, and Bianca Beersma Reviewed by: Mary Alice Crowe-Taylor, Ph.D. Are jobs that require emotional labor seemingly everywhere?

Does Your Brain Get Tired? (IO Psychology)

Topic: Burnout Publication: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (MAY 2008) Article: Making Choices Impairs Subsequent Self-Control: A Limited-Resource Account of Decision Making, Self-Regulation, and Active Initiative Authors: Kathleen D. Vohs, Roy F. Baumeister, Brandon J. Schmeichel, Jean M. Twenge, Noelle M. Nelson, and Dianne M. Tice Reviewed By: Scott

The Makings of Morality: The Factors Behind Ethical Behavior (IO Psychology)

Topic: Ethics Publication: Academy of Management Review Article: Moral maturation and moral conation: A capacity approach to explaining moral thought and action Authors: Hannah, S. T., Avolio, B. J., & May, D. R. Reviewer: Neil Morelli When it comes to identifying unethical behavior in politics, business, and sport, all it