Category: Turnover

Jobs: What Makes the Difference for Moms After Childbirth? (IO Psychology)

Topic: Work-Life Balance, Turnover Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (SEP 2011) Article: Health and Turnover of Working Mothers After Childbirth Via the Work-Family Interface: An Analysis Across Time Authors: Dawn S. Carlson, Joseph G. Grzywacz, Merideth Ferguson and Emily M. Hunter, C. Randall Clinch and Thomas A. Arcury Reviewed By:

Smile Like You Mean It: Reducing Turnover By Communicating Organizational Honesty (IO Psychology)

Topic: Recruiting, Turnover Publication: Personnel Psychology Article: Mechanism Linking Realistic Job Previews with Turnover: A Meta- Analytic Path Analysis Authors: Earnest, D. R., Allen, D. G., & Landis, R. S. Reviewed By: Katie Bachman Nerd alert! I love me some realistic job previews (RJPs to those in the know). So,

IO Psychology:Organizational Culture: If the Shoe Fits

Topic: Job Attitudes, Turnover Publication: Personnel Psychology (2011) Article: Understanding newcomers’ adaptability and work-related outcomes: testing the mediating roles of perceived P-E fit variables Authors: M. Wang, Y. Zhan, E. McCune, D. Truxillo Reviewed by: Chelsea Rowe When considering a new position at a new firm, we often try to

Human Resource Management: Reduce Turnover? It Depends…

Topic: Human Resource Management, Turnover Publication: Personnel Psychology (SUMMER 2011) Article: The Impact of Motivation, Empowerment, and Skill-Enhancing Practices on Aggregate Voluntary Turnover: The Mediating Effect of Collective Affective Commitment Authors: Timothy M. Gardner, Patrick M. Wright, Lisa M. Moynihan Reviewed by: Mary Alice Crowe-Taylor, Ph.D. The greater the use

Job Satisfaction and Turnover…Now That’s Change We Can Believe In

Topic: Job Attitudes, Turnover
Publication: Academy of Management Journal
Article: The Power of Momentum: A New Model of Dynamic Relationships Between Job
Satisfaction Change and Turnover Intentions
Authors: Chen, G., Ployhart, R.E., Cooper Thomas, H., Anderson, N., & Bliese, P.D
Reviewer: Neil Morelli

When Turnover Strikes: The (Possible) Cost of Pay Dispersion

Topic: Compensation, Turnover
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (MAY 2011)
Article: Executive turnover: The influence of dispersion and other pay system characteristics
Authors: J. G. Messersmith, J. P. Guthrie, Y.-Y. Ji, & J.-Y. Lee
Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada

Should I stay or should I go? Re-conceptualizing turnover

Topic: Turnover
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (APR 2011)
Article: Examining the job search-turnover relationship: The role of embeddedness, job satisfaction, and available alternatives
Authors: Swider, B. W., Boswell, W. R., & Zimmerman, R. D.
Reviewed by: Larry Martinez

Dysfunctional employees? It could be attachment issues.

Topic: Stress, Turnover, Citizenship Behavior
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology
Article: Attachment at (Not to) Work: Applying Attachment Theory to Explain Individual Behavior in Organizations
Authors: D. A. Richards A.C.H. Schat
Reviewed By: Neil Morelli

Can we select employees with a guarantee they will stay?

Topic: Selection, Staffing, Turnover
Publication: Journal of Vocational Behavior (APR 2011)
Article: Career decision status as a predictor of resignation behavior five years later
Authors: Joanne K. Earl, Amirali Minbashiana, Aun Sukijjakhamina and Jim E.H. Bright
Reviewed By: Allison B. Siminovsky