Category: Featured

Evidence-Based Management: One Small Step for You, One Giant Leap for the Profession

Topic: Strategic HR Publication: Academy of Management Journal Article: A Sticky, Leveraging, and Scalable Strategy for High-quality Connections between Organizational Practice and Science Author: D. M. Rousseau Reviewed By: Sarah Teague Have you ever participated in an EBM Collaboration? I’ll give you a hint… you’re participating right now! The term

Active learning (Is this your first time, Doctor?)

Topic: Training Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (SEP 2009) Article: Active learning: When is more better? The case of resident physicians’ medical errors. Authors: T. Katz-Navon, E. Nevah, and Z. Stern Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Active learning refers to a broad spectrum of training strategies in which individual trainees are

Understanding the Links Between HR Strategy and Business Outcomes – Book Review

Topic: Book Reviews, Strategic HR, Measurement Book Title: Investing in what matters: linking employees to business outcomes Authors: Scott Mondore, Ph.D. and Shane Douthitt, Ph.D. In SHRM’s recently published the book, “Investing in What Matters,” Scott Mondore, Ph.D. and Shane Douthitt, Ph.D. offer a process to understand the links between HR strategy  and business outcomes. 

What to do about the Failure-Focused Employee

Topic: Job Performance, Motivation Publication: Human Performance Article: Failure avoidance motivation in a goal-setting situation. Author: S.R. Heimerdinger, V.B. Hinsz Featured by: Benjamin Granger Although it is known that employees who set specific and difficult goals tend to outperform those who set broad and relatively easy goals, different employees have differing motivational mindsets when they set their goals. Some employees are motivated to