The Effects of Work Stress

As April and Stress Awareness Month comes to a close, we recognize that stress can affect an individual’s life in many ways. In particular, research has found that work stress can have a significant impact on a person’s overall happiness and quality of life. According to the American Institute of Stress, the main causes of … Continue reading The Effects of Work Stress

Employees and Mental Illness

In 2018 the stigma of mental illness still plagues the workplace, along with the direct and indirect costs associated with healthcare and lost productivity. In the face of negative attributions attached to mental health conditions, how do employees manage their conditions as well as the demands of their jobs? How do organizations develop cultures and … Continue reading Employees and Mental Illness

Psychology and Developing Societies

Psychology needs to shift from an individual model to a holistic, contextual and cultural model to contribute meaningfully to the United Nations’ agenda for sustainable development 2030 The new UN development agenda for 2030 has health, including mental health (MH) and well-being (WB), as an important goal for sustainable development (SD). Psychology as a discipline … Continue reading Psychology and Developing Societies

A Reflection by David Jiang on “More Than Meets the Eye”

[We’re pleased to welcome authors David S. Jiang of Georgia Southern University, Franz W. Kellermans of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Timothy P. Munyon of the  University of Tennessee, and M. Lane Morris of the University of Tennessee. They recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled “More Than Meets the … Continue reading A Reflection by David Jiang on “More Than Meets the Eye”

Psychological Science Seeking Preregistered Replications

 [The following post is re-blogged from Method Space. Click here to view the original article.] Making a statement in the ongoing “replication” or “reproducibility crisis,” the journal Psychological Science will now accept a special class of research–based papers that report on attempts to re-create experiments that had influential findings and that were first published in … Continue reading Psychological Science Seeking Preregistered Replications

How Do Individuals Judge Organizational Legitimacy?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Melanie Eichhorn of the ESCP Europe Business School. Eichhorn recently published an article in Business and Society entitled “How Do Individuals Judge Organizational Legitimacy? Effects of Attributed Motives and Credibility on Organizational Legitimacy," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Eichhorn reflects on the inspiration for conducting … Continue reading How Do Individuals Judge Organizational Legitimacy?

New Articles from California Management Review

  Newly published research from California Management Review is now online! We invite you to view all of the Online First articles for CMR by clicking here, that hosts articles covering a variety of topics such as corporate misconduct, competitive strategy, and  benefits of minority stake strategies. One article in particular, "Strategizing with Biases: Making Better … Continue reading New Articles from California Management Review

Strategies for coping with rejection in work-related circumstances

Career-related rejection is inevitable, since everyone faces this reality at some point in in his or her life. Your idea for approaching project management could be rejected, you could be passed up on a desired promotion, or you could simply not be offered that dream job you've wanted since high school. In a recent paper … Continue reading Strategies for coping with rejection in work-related circumstances

Do Groups Make Better Decisions than Individuals?

Group projects are everywhere--whether you're at school, at work, or even in your household. It's customary to listen to each member of the group, and what he/she has to say about a strategy for approaching the project, or ways to improve the process in the future. Often, the ideas are compounded and morphed into a strategy … Continue reading Do Groups Make Better Decisions than Individuals?

Time for Some Course Corrections in Organizations

  [We’re pleased to welcome Blake Ashforth of Arizona State University, Tempe. Blake recently published an article entitled “Exploring Identity and Identification in Organizations: Time for Some Course Corrections,” published in Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies. From Blake:] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? When individuals identify with their occupations and … Continue reading Time for Some Course Corrections in Organizations