Year: 2012

Can’t we just get along? Team personality and conflict (IO Psychology)

Topics: Teams, Personality, Selection Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (SEP 2012) Article: Ready to rumble: How team personality composition and task conflict interact to improve performance. Authors: Bret H. Bradley, Anthony C. Klotz, Bennett E. Postlethwaite, & Kenneth G. Brown Reviewed By: Aaron Manier Team members need to get along

Score one for standardized tests!

Topic: Selection Publication: Psychological Bulletin (2001) Article: A comprehensive meta-analysis of the predictive validity of the graduate record examinations: Implications for graduate student selection and performance Authors: N. R. Kuncel, S. A. Hezlett, & D. S. Ones Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. Have you taken the Graduate Record Examinations

Predicting Turnover? You Might Want to Measure This (IO Psychology)

Topic: Job Attitudes, Turnover Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: When and How Is Job Embeddedness Predictive of Turnover? A Meta-Analytic Investigation Authors: Jiang, K., Liu, D., McKay, P. F., Lee, T. W., & Mitchell, T. R. Reviewer: Neil Morelli Have you ever had a job where you felt like

Relax! You just had vacation! (IO Psychology)

Topic: Stress, Wellness Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (JUL 2012) Article: Academics’ Experiences of a Respite From Work: Effects of Self-Critical Perfectionism and Perseverative Cognition on Postrespite Well-Being Authors: Paul E. Flaxman, Julie Menard, Frank W. Bond, and Gail Kinman Reviewed By: Isaac Sabat For once, researchers and employees agree—it

Inviting the Inquiry of Science into Strategic Planning (IO Psychology)

Topic: Business Strategy, Creativity, Strategic HR Publication: Harvard Business Review (SEPT 2012) Article: Bringing Science to the Art of Strategy Authors: A. G. Lafley, R. L. Martin, J. W. Rivkin, and N. Siggelkow Reviewed By: Megan Leasher Strategic planners sit down once a year.  They pride themselves on their scientific

Smile, you may pitch better

Topic: Selection Publication: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2003) Article: The relationship between emotional intelligence and performance among college baseball players Authors: S. Zizzi, H. Deaner, & D. Hirschhorn Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. Emotional intelligence refers to the capacity to recognize and use emotions. If I smile, do you