The Governmentality Dilemma of Explicit and Implicit CSR Communication

We are pleased to welcome authors Mette Morsing and Laura J Spence who published an article titled "Corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication and small and medium sized enterprises: The governmentality dilemma of explicit and implicit CSR communication" in Human Relations. The article will be free to read for a limited time. Below they reflect on the impact … Continue reading The Governmentality Dilemma of Explicit and Implicit CSR Communication

The 2017 GOM Best Paper Awards

We would like to congratulate the following winners for their achievements! Below are the abstracts of each outstanding article. Please note that the full articles will be free to read for a limited time. Group & Organization Management 2017 Best Conceptual Paper Award: Congratulations to authors, Anastasia Sapegina and Antoinette Weibel of the University of St. … Continue reading The 2017 GOM Best Paper Awards

Dealing with Learning–Credibility Tension

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Alaric Bourgoin and Jean-François Harvey of HEC Montréal, Canada, who recently published the article, "Professional image under threat: Dealing with learning–credibility tension," in Human Relations. Below they discuss the results and implications of their research.] How does one learn and build credibility simultaneously? Today’s professionals often find themselves entering new organisations … Continue reading Dealing with Learning–Credibility Tension

‘Working with Generation Y & Generation Z’- engaging this cohort for businesses, societies and nations is no more a matter of choice

The younger workforce, Generation Z and Generation Y, is driven by technology, as an outcome they believe in multitasking and approaching projects in different creative vantage ideas; and likes to experiment and discover new styles and solutions to problems and difficulties as they are driven by their inner need for a sense of purpose, this approach of … Continue reading ‘Working with Generation Y & Generation Z’- engaging this cohort for businesses, societies and nations is no more a matter of choice

Strategic Value Contribution Role of HR

In the face of climate change and unaccountable corporations, consumers are increasingly vocal about their desire to support transparent companies that actively fight for social justice and offer eco-friendly products and alternatives to conventional items. In response, more brands are demonstrating accountability. Some of the fastest growing businesses are those in the natural product category, … Continue reading Strategic Value Contribution Role of HR

Submit Your Manuscript to Public Personnel Management!

Public Personnel Management is currently seeking manuscript submissions. Founded by the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR), Public Personnel Management is published specifically for human resource executives and managers in the public sector. Each quarterly edition contains in-depth articles on trends, case studies and the latest research by top human resource scholars and industry experts. Manuscripts … Continue reading Submit Your Manuscript to Public Personnel Management!

Undergraduate Internships: Do They Contribute to Career Success?

Internships help equip the student with skills to apply in classroom courses, as well as provide knowledge of how a business functions and if there is an interest sparked in his or her chosen field of study. The experience of internships, however, is under investigation of whether or not they help contribute to a student's … Continue reading Undergraduate Internships: Do They Contribute to Career Success?

Relying on Social Media to Assess Job Applicants: The Limitations

Recruiters rely heavily on technology and social media to promote new job openings, so then what happens when a promising candidate applies? Social media once again plays a role where the organization is tempted to locate the candidate's profile on Facebook.com or other sites. Ultimately, the strategy creates an interchangeable lens from personnel  to personal selection. The … Continue reading Relying on Social Media to Assess Job Applicants: The Limitations

Beyond Developmental: The Decision-Making Applications of Personality Tests

The use of personality assessments in organizations has often been limited to developmental applications. However, growing support for data-driven decision-making in recent years has made it apparent that personality assessments could also become a resource for talent management decisions. In a recent paper from Journal of Applied Behavioral Science entitled "Does Purpose Matter? The Stability of Personality Assessments … Continue reading Beyond Developmental: The Decision-Making Applications of Personality Tests

How Has HR Become More Strategic and Integral to Businesses?

In today’s competitive and complex business environment, the role of human resources (HR) is constantly changing. With its increasing alignment to core business and integration to the bottom line, HR is a reflection of the constant changing nature of its functions. Being responsive to globalization, demographic and technological changes, as well as the turbulent, competitive and … Continue reading How Has HR Become More Strategic and Integral to Businesses?