Topic: Performance, Performance Appraisal Publication: Personnel Psychology Article: The best and the rest: Revisiting the norm of normality of individual performance Authors: O’Boyle Jr., E., & Aguinis, H. Reviewer: Neil Morelli The gloves are off because O’Boyle and Aguinis have just challenged a perennial assumption of the performance literature. What
Topic: Off the Wall Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (MAR 2012) Article: The Hierarchical Face: Higher Rankings Lead to Less Cooperative Looks Authors: P. Chen, C.G. Myers, S. Kopelman, S.M. Garcia Reviewed by: Ben Sher Can you tell which people are important by looking at their faces? Sounds crazy, right?
Topic: Off the Wall Publication: Journal of Managerial Psychology (2012) Article: A Meta-Analysis of Positive Humor in the Workplace Authors: Mesmer-Magnus, J., Glew, D. J., & Viswesvaran, C. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada As a serious academic and applied discipline, IO psychology is not a field known for turning out humorists.
Topic: Selection, Talent Management Publication: Harvard Business Review (JAN 2012) Article: Gilt Groupe’s CEO on Building a Team of A Players Author: Kevin Ryan Reviewed by: Liz Brashier In a recent article by the CEO of the flash sales company the Gilt Groupe, Ryan (2012) discusses what makes a company
Topic: Selection Publication: Current Directions in Psychological Science (2011) Article: Resilience: A Silver Lining to Experiencing Adverse Life Events? Authors: Mark Seery Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. What is the right amount of adversity? Is it best to have a carefree life that minimizes stress and allows the person
Topic: Burnout Publication: Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research (2011) Article: EAP utilization patterns and employee absenteeism: Results of an empirical, 3-year longitudinal study in a National Canadian Retail Corporation Authors: Ashley Spetch, Alex Howland, and Rodney L. Lowman Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. If time is money, how
Topic: Personality Assessment, Selection Publication: Journal of Applied Social Psychology (in press) Article: Social networking websites, personality ratings, and the organizational context: More than meets the eye? Authors: Kluemper, D. H., Rosen, P. A., & Mossholder, K. W. Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin As Facebook becomes increasingly more popular, employers are
Topic: Personality, Selection Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (MAR 2012) Article: The Role of Person Characteristics in Perceptions of the Validity of Cognitive Ability Testing Authors: Reeder, M. C., Powers, C. L., Ryan, A. M., & Gibby, R. E. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada It will come as no