Modern Motivational Methods for Attracting and Retaining Employees

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Anaïs Thibault Landry of ESG UQAM,Allan Schweyer of the Incentive Research Foundation, and Ashley Whillans of Harvard Business School. They recently published an article in Compensation & Benefits Review entitled "Winning the War for Talent: Modern Motivational Methods for Attracting and Retaining Employees," which is currently free to read for a limited … Continue reading Modern Motivational Methods for Attracting and Retaining Employees

A Reflection by David Jiang on “More Than Meets the Eye”

[We’re pleased to welcome authors David S. Jiang of Georgia Southern University, Franz W. Kellermans of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Timothy P. Munyon of the  University of Tennessee, and M. Lane Morris of the University of Tennessee. They recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled “More Than Meets the … Continue reading A Reflection by David Jiang on “More Than Meets the Eye”

Albert Bandura Responds to Commentaries: “On the Functional Properties of Perceived Self-Efficacy Revisited”

In his paper entitled "On the Functional Properties of Perceived Self-Efficacy Revisited," Albert Bandura discussed the functional properties of perceived self-efficacy. He concluded with an invitation to readers to submit commentaries on his article. Since the paper made its appearance in the January 2012 issue of Journal of Management, this call was answered by Jeffrey … Continue reading Albert Bandura Responds to Commentaries: “On the Functional Properties of Perceived Self-Efficacy Revisited”

Short-Term Incentives, Long-Term Success?

Do short-term incentives really work to motivate employees? Jennifer E. Wynter-Palmer of the University of Technology/Jamaica Institute of Management examined the debate and its implications in her article "Is the Use of Short-Term Incentives Good Organization Strategy?," published in the Compensation & Benefits Review September/October 2012 issue: This article is based on research conducted on … Continue reading Short-Term Incentives, Long-Term Success?

Make It Happen: Staying Motivated At Work

The holiday season has officially begun. It's a time to celebrate, break out of the daily routine, and enjoy ourselves. Still, let's not kid anyone: holidays are distracting, and staying motivated at work can be a challenge. So before you head out to partake in festivities, take some advice from the Journal of Management article … Continue reading Make It Happen: Staying Motivated At Work

Why Does Transformational Leadership Impact Motivation?

Why does transformational leadership impact employee motivation? Learn about the role of self-leadership in a new podcast from the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies. Dr. Christopher Neck of Arizona State University discusses his article, "The Relation Between Self-Leadership and Transformational Leadership: Competing Models and the Moderating Role of Virtuality," published in the February 2012 … Continue reading Why Does Transformational Leadership Impact Motivation?

Performance Management Systems, Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our themed post on "Performance Management!" The Journal of Management Education will answer the following question: What is the role of Performance Management in education? Troy V. Mumford, Colorado State University, published "Developing Performance Management Competence : An Exercise Leveraging Video Technology and Multisource Feedback" in the October 2009 issue. The … Continue reading Performance Management Systems, Part 2

Team Leadership

“Understanding the Motivational Contingencies of Team Leadership”, by D. Scott DeRue, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Christopher M. Barnes, U.S Military Academy at West Point, New York, and Frederick P. Morgeson, Michigan State University, East Lansing, was the most frequently read article in Small Group Research in 2010. D. Scott DeRue has provided a personal perspective … Continue reading Team Leadership