Artificial Intelligence and Social Simulation: Studying Group Dynamics on a Massive Scale

[We’re pleased to welcome authors, Jesse Hoey of the University of Waterloo, Tobias Schröder of Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Jonathan Morgan of Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Kimberly B. Rogers of Dartmouth College, Deepak Rishi of the University of Waterloo, and Meiyappan Nagappan of the University of Waterloo. They recently published an article in "Small … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and Social Simulation: Studying Group Dynamics on a Massive Scale

Does a Community of Practice Aid Recently Displaced Workers?

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. David Gray of the University of Greenwich and Dr. Yiannis Gabriel of the University of Bath. They recently published an article in Management Learning entitled “A community of practice or a working psychological group? Group dynamics in core and peripheral community participation," which is currently free to read for a … Continue reading Does a Community of Practice Aid Recently Displaced Workers?

Job Crafting as Reaction to Organizational Change

We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. Marlene Walk of Indiana University-Purdue University and Dr. Femida Handy of the University of Pennsylvania. They recently published an article in the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science entitled “Job Crafting as Reaction to Organizational Change," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Walk briefly describes the research and its … Continue reading Job Crafting as Reaction to Organizational Change

More Than One-on-One: The Impact of Mentoring Relationships on Coworkers

Research on mentorship in the workplace rarely expands beyond the individuals involved in a mentoring relationship, but what kind of impact does mentorship have on individuals outside the relationship? A recent article from Group & Organization Management from authors Suzanne Janssen, Joël Tahitu, Mark van Vuuren, and Menno D. T. de Jong entitled "Coworkers' Perspectives on Mentoring Relationships" … Continue reading More Than One-on-One: The Impact of Mentoring Relationships on Coworkers

’12 Angry Men’ and Group Dynamics

A new article published in Small Group Research by Mary J. Waller, Golchehreh Sohrab, and Bernard W. Ma of York University explains how showing brief film excerpts in class can be an effective way to teach group dynamics to management students: In our opinion, the ability to quickly recognize group behavior in situ, understand how … Continue reading ’12 Angry Men’ and Group Dynamics

Happily Ever After

Charles A. Funk, Northeastern Illinois University, and Brian W. Kulik, Hawaii Pacific University, published "Happily Ever After: Toward a Theory of Late Stage Group Performance" on November 11th, 2011 in Group & Organization Management's OnlineFirst collection.To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. The abstract: This article develops a theory of late stage group performance based on … Continue reading Happily Ever After

Submit your research to The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

New Editor for the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, William A. Pasmore, invites authors to submit manuscripts to be published in the upcoming issue. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science is the leading international journal on the effects of evolutionary and planned change. Founded and sponsored by the NTL Institute, the Journal is continually breaking ground in … Continue reading Submit your research to The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science