Category: Citizenship Behavior

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Stress at Work

Topic: Citizenship Behavior, Counterproductive Work Behaviors Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (NOV 2009) Article: Can “good” stressors spark “bad” behaviors? The mediating role of emotions in links of challenge and hindrance stressors with citizenship and counter productive behaviors Authors: J.B. Rodell, T.A. Judge Reviewed By: Katie Bachman Research suggests that stress

In the Mood for an OCB

Topic: Citizenship Behaviors, Workplace Deviance Publication: Academy of Management Journal (OCT 2009) Article: A within-person approach to work behavior and performance: Concurrent and lagged citizenship-counterproductivity associations, and dynamic relationships with affect and overall job performance. Authors: R.S. Dalal, H. Lam, H.M. Weiss, E.R. Welch, C.L. Hulin Reviewed By: Katie Bachman If

Tell Your Boss to Get Off the Web and Back to Work

Topic: Citizenship, Counter-Productive Work Behaior Publication: CyberPsychology & Behavior Article:  On Cyberslacking: Workplace Status and Personal Internet Use at Work.   Blogger: Lit Digger Does your boss check his personal email or read websites featuring non-work-related information (such as the news or online shopping) more often than you? It’s likely according to the findings of Garrett and Danziger (2008). By conducting a phone survey (n=1,024), these researchers found

Where leaving it to Beaver meets the bottom line

Topic: Citizenship Behavior, Job Performance Publication: Human Performance Article: Test of Motowidlo et al.’s (1997) theory of individual differences in task and contextual performance. Blogger: James Grand A helpful hand here or a thoughtful “hi-how-are-ya” might be more valuable than we think. Psychologists are starting to realize that such dispositional characteristics can be meaningful predictors of on-the-job performance. Nearly 10 years ago, Motowidlo, Borman and Schmit proposed that performance at work was

Fostering Fairness in the Workplace: Why it’s so worth it!

Topic: Citizenship Behavior, Organizational Justice Publication: Journal of Organizational Behavior Article: Meta-analytic tests of relationships between organizational justice and citizenship behavior: Testing agent-system and shared-variance models. Blogger: Benjamin Granger Leaders are recognizing that organizations, employees, and customers benefit from non-required cooperative behaviors that go on in the workplace.  These behaviors are referred to as