Month: September 2012

Inviting the Inquiry of Science into Strategic Planning (IO Psychology)

Topic: Business Strategy, Creativity, Strategic HR Publication: Harvard Business Review (SEPT 2012) Article: Bringing Science to the Art of Strategy Authors: A. G. Lafley, R. L. Martin, J. W. Rivkin, and N. Siggelkow Reviewed By: Megan Leasher Strategic planners sit down once a year.  They pride themselves on their scientific

Smile, you may pitch better

Topic: Selection Publication: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2003) Article: The relationship between emotional intelligence and performance among college baseball players Authors: S. Zizzi, H. Deaner, & D. Hirschhorn Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. Emotional intelligence refers to the capacity to recognize and use emotions. If I smile, do you

A new rating scale for multisource feedback (IO Psychology)

Topic: Feedback, Job Performance, Measurement Publication: Personnel Psychology (AUTUMN 2012) Article: Evidence for the effectiveness of an alternative multisource performance rating methodology Authors: B. J. Hoffman, C. A. Gorman, C. A. Blair, J. P. Meriac, B. Overstreet, & E. K. Atchley Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin Do you receive multisource feedback

Everybody Wins: The Power of Engagement in Promoting Work-Family Facilitation (IO Psychology)

Topic: Work-Life Balance, Engagement Publication: Human Relations (SEP 2012) Article: Work Engagement and Work-Family Facilitation: Making Homes Happier Through Positive Affective Spillover Authors: Satoris Culbertson, Maura Mills, & Clive Fullager Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada For many years, researchers in IO psychology have focused on the negative outcomes, such as stress

The Placement of Demographic Questions in Surveys (IO Psychology)

Topic: Surveys Publication: Journal of Business and Psychology (SEP 2012) Article: Demographic question placement: Effect on item response rates and means of a Veterans Health Administration survey Authors: R. Teclaw, M. C. Price, & K. Osatuke Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin Imagine that you’re taking a survey for your company, and

Why Should Managers Care about Being Fair? (Human Resource Management)

Topic: Fairness, Organizational Justice, Organizational Performance Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: Fairness at the collective level: A meta-analytic examination of the consequences and boundary conditions of organizational justice climate. Authors: Whitman, D. S., Caleo, S., Carpenter, N. C., Horner, M. T., and Bernerth, J. B. Reviewer: Neil Morelli Organizational