Category: *Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Process

Restrictive Work Policies: Gaining Employee Buy-In

No one wants to have to enforce restrictive work policies, but managers often have to do just that. How can they get employee buy-in, when a policy is something their employees will naturally feel inhibited by? An analysis of four studies reveals an interesting technique for getting buy-in on restrictive work policies without altering the policies themselves.

My Ideas are an Extension of Me: Why Individuals Embrace or Resist Feedback (IO Psychology)

Topic:  Decision Making, Change Management Publication:  Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (MAY 2012) Article:  Blind in one eye:  How psychological ownership of ideas affects the types of suggestions people adopt Authors:  M. Baer, G. Brown Reviewed by:  Kecia Bingham Remember that time your polite suggestion to your loving partner

Can You Hear Me Now? The Impact of Power on Advice-Taking (IO Psychology)

Topic: Evidence Based Management Publication: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (JAN 2012) Article: Power, Competitiveness, and Advice Taking: Why the Powerful Don’t Listen Authors: Tost, L. P., Gino, F., & Larrick, R. P. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada It will come as no surprise to individuals working in IO psychology

What’s the Time? The Role of Temporal Perspective in Justice Concerns (Human Resource Management)

Topic: Fairness, Human Resource Management Publication: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (SEP 2011) Article: Seeing the “Forest” or the “Trees” of Organizational Justice: Effects of Temporal Perspective on Employee Concerns about Unfair Treatment at Work Authors: Cojuharenco, I., Patient, D., & Bashshur, M. R. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada Concerns

Tension at the Top: Why Women at the Executive Level May Not Welcome Other Women to the Club

Topic: Evidence-Based Management, Teams Publication: Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes (SEP 2011) Article: Female Tokens in High-Prestige Work Groups: Catalysts or Inhibitors of Group Diversification? Authors: Duguid, M. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada Workplace diversity is a goal that many (and hopefully most or all) organizations aspire to. In recent

Who Leads Diverse Teams to Less (More) Conflict?

Topic: Conflict, Diversity, Teams
Publication: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (JAN 2011)
Article: When team members’ values differ: The moderating role of team leadership
Authors: K.J. Klein, A.P., Knight, J.C. Ziegert, B.C., Lim, and J.L., Saltz
Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger

Hands-on practice increases creativity in teams

Topic: Creativity, Teams
Publication: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (MAR 2010)
Article: First, get your feet wet: The effects of learning from direct and indirect experience on team creativity
Authors: F. Gino, L. Argote, E. Miron-Spektor, G. Todorova
Reviewed By: Jared Ferrell