Minbasian, Earl, and Bright (2013) research study investigated openness to experience as a possible predictor of job performance. This sounds intuitive, right?
Quite possibly one of the most relevant areas of study within I/O in the current economic climate is unemployment. Koen, Klehe, and Van Vianen (2013) investigated the concept of employability and its utility for job seekers who have been unemployed for a lengthy period of time.
Among the many personnel-related processes that organizations engage in, downsizing is undoubtedly one of the most dreaded by everyone involved. The employees themselves who lose their jobs often face financial hardships, while the employees who remain employed by the organization may face an increased workload and