Workplace ambiguity can influence whether or not employees act in accordance with their personal values.
A service climate examines employees’ perceptions of organizations’ emphasis on quality of service. There exists a lack of research explicating the antecedents, outcomes, and moderators of service climate; this study seeks to fill this void in the literature. The authors found support for service climate as a critical linkage between internal and external service parameters.
In this study, the authors examine how perceived supervisor embeddedness relates to employees’ own affect toward, attachment to, and behavior within the firm. Data were collected from employees at three time points across a 10-month period. Results supported the proposed model in three ways!
In this meta-analysis, the authors examined the construct validity and predictive validity of 10 study-skill constructs for college students. Study habit, skill, and attitude inventories and constructs were found to rival standardized tests and previous grades as predictors of academic performance, yielding substantial incremental validity in predicting academic performance.
The authors introduce the Strategies for Enhancing Performance Initiative to identify, test, and measure the most effective performance control practices in the workplace to both increase performance and to mitigate the negative effects of stress.
In a study sampling students over the 15-week semester, the authors sought to identify perceptions of time pressure as a predictor of state goal orientations. Results revealed that perceptions of time pressure were negatively related to state mastery goal orientation and positively related to state performance-avoid goal orientation, and state goal orientations mediated the relationship between time pressure and performance.
In this study, the authors examined how rhythms of change relate to firm performance. An explorative analysis revealed that corporate strategic changes occur in distinct rhythms; additionally, companies that change in regular rhythms outperform those that change irregularly.
Through surveys of employees engaged in ongoing mentoring relationship, the authors explored relationships among mentors’ perceived organizational support (POS), the extent of mentoring functions protégés received, and protégés’ POS. The authors also investigated the role of the mentor’s altruistic personality.