Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

[We’re pleased to welcome author John W. Budd of the University of Minnesota. Budd recently published an article in the ILR Review entitled “Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Budd reflects on the inspiration for conducting this research:] Think of a dispute you’ve … Continue reading Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

Work and Family- Are these two becoming antagonist poles?

Modern day workplace is characterized by long working hours, shorter deadlines, higher competition, lesser holidays and leaves, frequent tours and job transfers. Similarly, family–work conflict (FWC) arises out of inter-role conflicts between family and work and results in lower life satisfaction and greater internal conflict within the family unit. Conceptually, conflict between work and family … Continue reading Work and Family- Are these two becoming antagonist poles?

Group decision making: Are you the bully?

[We're please to welcome author David Dryden Henningsen of Northern Illinois University. Henningsen recently published an article in the International Journal of Business Communication entitled, "Nuanced Aggression in Group Decision Making" co-authored by Mary Lynn Miller Henningsen, also of Northern Illinois University. The article is currently free to read for a limited time. From D. Henningsen:] … Continue reading Group decision making: Are you the bully?

Call for Papers: ILR Review

This is your last week to submit to ILR Review's special issue call for papers: Conflict and its resolution in the changing world of work. Click here to view the complete submission guidelines. ILR Review publishes research on important issues—globalization, capital and labor mobility, inequality, wage setting, unemployment, labor market dynamics, international migration, work organization … Continue reading Call for Papers: ILR Review

The Stress of Cyber Incivility at Work

Cyber bullying has been an emerging issue in recent years, and recent news, like the recent suicide of firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, have brought to light just how pervasive and harmful cyber bullying can be in the workplace. A recent article published in Journal of Management, entitled "Daily Cyber Incivility and Distress: The Moderating Roles of Resources at … Continue reading The Stress of Cyber Incivility at Work

Read the New Virtual Special Issues from The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science!

We're pleased to announce six new virtual special issues from The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science! Compiled by The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science associate editors Jean M. Bartunek and Jean E. Neumann, these research collections include titles such as "Action Research," "Planned Change," "Paradox and Contradictions" among others. Each collection contains a generous number … Continue reading Read the New Virtual Special Issues from The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science!

Unlimited Free Access to Unscripted Voices of 21st Century Workers “On the Front Line”

[We're pleased to welcome Paul Brook, one of the editors of Work, employment, society. All 10 articles in the On the Front Line (OTFL) collection are being made permanently free as part of Work, employment and society’s wider commitment to public sociology.] These powerful testimonies of employees’ accounts of their working lives form a series … Continue reading Unlimited Free Access to Unscripted Voices of 21st Century Workers “On the Front Line”

Are Gay Men Treated Differently in “Masculinized” Industries?

[We're pleased to welcome Joshua C. Collins of the University of Arkansas. Dr. Collins recently published an article in Human Resource Development Review entitled "Characteristics of 'Masculinized' Industries: Gay Men as a Provocative Exception to Male Privilege and Gendered Rules."] Within the human resources and organizational behavior literature, male privilege is often framed as something … Continue reading Are Gay Men Treated Differently in “Masculinized” Industries?

Stewart Clegg on Relationships in Organizations

Stewart Clegg, widely acknowledged as one of the most significant contemporary theorists of power relations, recently collaborated with Miguel Pina e Cunha, Arménio Rego, and Joana Story on their article "Powers of Romance: The Liminal Challenges of Managing Organizational Intimacy" from Journal of Management Inquiry. The abstract: Problematic organizational relationships have recently been at the … Continue reading Stewart Clegg on Relationships in Organizations

Top Five: Advances in Developing Human Resources

Want to know all about the latest research in human resource development? Take a look at the top five most read articles from Advances in Developing Human Resources! This journal explores problems and solutions in an organizational setting and discusses concepts for the future allowing scholars and practitioners to work more effectively in human resource … Continue reading Top Five: Advances in Developing Human Resources