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

Old Stress, New Stress, Bad Stress, Eustress: Challenging Employees with Positive Organizational Stress

[We're pleased to welcome Wendy Becker of Shippensburg University. Dr. Becker recently published an article in Human Resource Development Review with co-authors M. Blake Hargrove of Shippensburg University and Debra Hargrove of Dickinson College, entitled "The HR Eustress Model: Creating Work Challenge Through Positive Stress."] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? We … Continue reading Old Stress, New Stress, Bad Stress, Eustress: Challenging Employees with Positive Organizational Stress

Introducing Human Resource Development Review’s New Editor!

We're pleased to welcome the new Editor of Human Resource Development Review Julia Storberg-Walker of the George Washington University! Dr. Storberg-Walker kindly provided us with some information on her background: Julia Storberg-Walker is Associate Professor of Human and Organizational Learning at the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development. After spending 13 … Continue reading Introducing Human Resource Development Review’s New Editor!

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

Too Lean?

Companies are constantly looking for new ways to make their daily processes and big projects as efficient as possible. A new practice, Lean implementation, attempts to achieve the perfect work flow by being flexible to new ideas and change while decreasing extraneous efforts. Though this idea sounds great in practice, Dr. Meera Alagaraja explores whether or not … Continue reading Too Lean?