Implications of Work Effort and Discretion for Employee Well-Being and Career-Related Outcomes

Researchers and Authors Argyro Avgoustaki of ESCP Europe Business School and Hans T. W. Frankort of the University of London recently published in article in the ILR Review entitled, "Implications of Work Effort and Discretion for Employee Well-Being and Career-Related Outcomes: An Integrative Assessment," which is free to read for a limited time. Below they discuss … Continue reading Implications of Work Effort and Discretion for Employee Well-Being and Career-Related Outcomes

Mental Health and Work: Employee Engagement, Part 1 of 3

Results from the U.S. National Co-morbidity Survey, a nationally representative study of Americans ages 15 to 54, reported that 18% of those who were employed said they experienced symptoms of a mental health disorder in the previous month. During Mental Health Awareness Month (#MHM2014) it seems fitting to examine research on a problem affecting many … Continue reading Mental Health and Work: Employee Engagement, Part 1 of 3

Out of Whack: How Do You Measure Academic Career Success?

[Editor's Note: We're pleased to reproduce "Out of Whack: How Do You Measure Academic Career Success?" by Charles M. Vance from Journal of Management Inquiry.] Click here to read "Out of Whack: How Do You Measure Academic Career Success?" for free from Journal of Management Inquiry. Don’t forget to sign up for e-alerts from Journal … Continue reading Out of Whack: How Do You Measure Academic Career Success?

About to Reach Your Mid-Career Point?

Transitioning through the mid-career point can be stressful and under the crush of ever multiplying responsibilities one's professional identity can suffer. Fortunately, more "identity workspaces" are being provided to help. One such workspace was explored in a new article from the OnlineFirst section of Journal of Management Inquiry entitled "A Two-Year Stretch: The Functions of … Continue reading About to Reach Your Mid-Career Point?

Are Universities Creating Millennial Narcissistic Employees?

James W. Westerman, Jacqueline Z. Bergman, Shawn M. Bergman and Joseph P. Daly, all of Appalachian State University, published "Are Universities Creating Millennial Narcissistic Employees? An Empirical Examination of Narcissism in Business Students and Its Implications," in the May 2011 issue of the Journal of Management Education. Professor Westerman and Dr. Daly kindly provided the following responses … Continue reading Are Universities Creating Millennial Narcissistic Employees?