Understanding the Differential Effects of Anxiety and Anger

[We’re pleased to welcome authors, Laurie J. Barclay of Wilfrid Laurier University, and Tina Kiefer of the University of Warwick. They recently published an article in the Journal of Management entitled “In the Aftermath of Unfair Events: Understanding the Differential Effects of Anxiety and Anger," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, … Continue reading Understanding the Differential Effects of Anxiety and Anger

Personalized and Depersonalized Responses to Leaders’ Fair Treatment

How can employees' perceptions of fairness simultaneously fuel both personalized and depersonalized leader-member relations? In a recent article published in Group & Organization, entitled "Personalized and Depersonalized Responses to Leaders' Fair Treatment: Status Judgments and Leader-Member Exchange as Mediating Mechanisms," author Amer A. Al-Atwi explores two psychological mechanisms through which the leader's fair treatment encourages followers to define … Continue reading Personalized and Depersonalized Responses to Leaders’ Fair Treatment

How Does a Management-to-Worker Wage Gap Impact Employee Performance?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZA37ASgvXSE The wage gap between the highest and lowest levels of an organization can serve as incentive for employees to work toward promotion, but does this motivation last in the long term? A new paper published in Journal of Management, entitled "Minding the Gap: Antecedents and Consequences of Top Management-to-Worker Pay Dispersion" from authors Brian L. Connelly, … Continue reading How Does a Management-to-Worker Wage Gap Impact Employee Performance?

Is It Possible to Reduce Poverty and CO2 Emissions Simultaneously?

[We're pleased to welcome Denis Collins. Denis recently published an article in Organization & Environment entitled "Managing the Poverty-CO2 Reductions Paradox: The Case of China and EU" with co-author Chunfang Zheng.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? We are greatly concerned about both the unhealthy amount of CO2 in the atmosphere contributing … Continue reading Is It Possible to Reduce Poverty and CO2 Emissions Simultaneously?

Fair Enough: How Managers Can Establish a Fair Identity

[We're pleased to welcome Terri Scandura of University of Miami, who co-authored an article in Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies entitled "Getting to 'Fair': Justice Interactions as Identity Negotiation" with Cecily Cooper of University of Miami.] Fairness is a necessary condition for effective leadership (Scandura, 1999). But how does a manager negotiate a fair … Continue reading Fair Enough: How Managers Can Establish a Fair Identity

Food Banking and Hunger in the United States

[We’re pleased to welcome Michael Elmes of Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Professor Elmes published an article entitled "Food Banking, Ethical Sensemaking, and Social Innovation in an Era of Growing Hunger in the United States" with Karla Mendoza-Abarca and Robert Hersh in the Journal of Management Inquiry.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? For the past 10 years I have been … Continue reading Food Banking and Hunger in the United States

Trust and Justice in the Workplace

Brian C. Holtz of Temple University published "Trust Primacy: A Model of the Reciprocal Relations Between Trust and Perceived Justice" on January 28, 2013 in the Journal of Management's OnlineFirst section. The abstract: Management scholars have historically framed trust as a consequence of organizational justice that develops slowly over time. However, theory and empirical research … Continue reading Trust and Justice in the Workplace