Leadership and Employee Work Passion: Propositions for Future Empirical Investigations

[We’re pleased to welcome author Dr. Richard Egan of the University of Canberra, Mark Turner and Deborah Blackman of the University of New South Wales. They recently published an article in the Human Resource Development Review, entitled “Leadership and Employee Work Passion: Propositions for Future Empirical Investigations,” which is currently free to read for a … Continue reading Leadership and Employee Work Passion: Propositions for Future Empirical Investigations

Deconstructing Privilege and Equalizing Access to Employee Engagement

[We're pleased to welcome Brad Shuck of University of Louisville. Brad recently published an article in Human Resource Development Review with co-authors Joshua C. Collins, Tonette S. Rocco, and Raquel Diaz, entitled "Deconstructing the Privilege and Power of Employee Engagement: Issues of Inequality for Management and Human Resource Development." From Brad:] We were inspired to … Continue reading Deconstructing Privilege and Equalizing Access to Employee Engagement

Profiling Employee Time Bandits: Weasels, Mercenaries, Sandbaggers, and Parasites

Nothing is more counterproductive for organizations than when employees use work time to engage in non-task-related activities. That said, time banditry is widespread and sometimes difficult for organizations prevent. A recent article published in Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, entitled "Time Banditry and Impression Management Behavior: Prediction and Profiling of Time Bandit Types," authors Meagan … Continue reading Profiling Employee Time Bandits: Weasels, Mercenaries, Sandbaggers, and Parasites

Do the Benefits of Work Engagement Extend Beyond the Office?

Studies of work engagement and the associated positive outcomes tend to focus on the effects of engagement exclusively in the work realm, but do the benefits of work engagement extend beyond the office? In a recent Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies article entitled "The Work/Nonwork Spillover: The Enrichment Role of Work Engagement," authors Liat Eldor, Itzhak Harpaz, … Continue reading Do the Benefits of Work Engagement Extend Beyond the Office?

Technology Extends Learning and Engagement Outside of the Classroom

[We’re pleased to welcome Gavin Northey of University of Western Sydney. Professor Northey published an article entitled "Increasing Student Engagement Using Asynchronous Learning" with Tania Bucic, Mathew Chylinski, and Rahul Govind in the Journal of Marketing Education.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? There is a broad body of research that links student … Continue reading Technology Extends Learning and Engagement Outside of the Classroom

Jennifer Chandler on Service Systems

[Editor's Note: A special thanks to Jennifer Chandler, who took the time to give us some insight on the article "Service Systems: A Broadened Framework and Research Agenda on Value Propositions, Engagement, and Service Experience." The article, recently published in Journal of Service Research, was co-authored with Robert F. Lusch.] We believe this study contributes … Continue reading Jennifer Chandler on Service Systems

Make Your Meetings a Tool for Engagement

Editor's note: We are pleased to welcome Dr. Joseph A. Allen of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He and Dr. Steven G. Rogelberg of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte published the article, "Manager-Led Group Meetings: A Context for Promoting Employee Engagement," forthcoming in Group & Organization Management and now available in the … Continue reading Make Your Meetings a Tool for Engagement