Edgar Schein at 90: A Celebratory and Exploratory Metalogue

[We’re pleased to welcome author David Coghlan of the University of Dublin Trinity. Dr. Coghlan recently published an article in the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science entitled "Edgar Schein at 90: A Celebratory and Exploratory Metalogue," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Coghlan briefly describes the motivation for writing this article and … Continue reading Edgar Schein at 90: A Celebratory and Exploratory Metalogue

Beyond Developmental: The Decision-Making Applications of Personality Tests

The use of personality assessments in organizations has often been limited to developmental applications. However, growing support for data-driven decision-making in recent years has made it apparent that personality assessments could also become a resource for talent management decisions. In a recent paper from Journal of Applied Behavioral Science entitled "Does Purpose Matter? The Stability of Personality Assessments … Continue reading Beyond Developmental: The Decision-Making Applications of Personality Tests

New Podcast: Tomika Greer on Using HRD to Support Repatriates

In the latest podcast from Human Resource Development Review, Tomika Greer of University of Houston discusses the article she co-authored with Alexandra Stiles of Shell Oil Company, entitled "Using HRD to Support Repatriates: A Framework for Creating an Organization Development Strategy for Repatriation," which was recently published in the March 2016 issue of Human Resource Development Review. … Continue reading New Podcast: Tomika Greer on Using HRD to Support Repatriates

Jean Bartunek on Academic-Practitioner Relationships

Jean Bartunek looks at academic-practitioner relationships over the last 50 years and discusses some opportunities going forward in her article "Academic–Practitioner Relationships: What NTL Started and What Management Scholarship Keeps Developing" from  the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. The abstract: At the time the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science (JABS) began publishing 50 years ago, … Continue reading Jean Bartunek on Academic-Practitioner Relationships

Life Is Different For Engaged Employees

Editor's note: We are pleased to welcome Professor Brad Shuck of the University of Louisville. His paper "Employee Engagement and Well-Being: A Moderation Model and Implications for Practice," co-authored by Professor Thomas G. Reio Jr. of Florida International University, is forthcoming in the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies and now available in OnlineFirst. The … Continue reading Life Is Different For Engaged Employees

The Role of the Arts in Organizational Settings

What if an artist ran your company? In an effort to determine what benefit organizations and practitioners can gain from the arts, this article examines song lyrics, drama scripts, and poems in the context of organizational development, with some useful implications for those seeking innovative approaches to business strategy. Oranuch Pruetipibultham of the University of … Continue reading The Role of the Arts in Organizational Settings

Workplace Violence

Martin B. Kormanik, O.D. Systems, published "Workplace Violence: Assessing Organizational Awareness and Planning Interventions" in the February 2011 issue of Advances in Developing Human Resources. This article was announced in a SAGE press release on October 13th, 2011: "Taking Steps to Prevent ‘Going Postal’: Study helps guide companies HR practices to prevent workplace violence." The Abstract: … Continue reading Workplace Violence

Data for Decision Making: Three Instances of Inquiry for Improved Action

The May 2011 issue of Advances in Developing Human Resources is available online and can be found here. This special issue concerns the theme of  "Data for Decision Making: Three Instances of Inquiry for Improved Action." The lead article, "Conflicts Over the Utilities of Teaching Using Educational Technologies: An Interpretive Critical Inquiry" was published by … Continue reading Data for Decision Making: Three Instances of Inquiry for Improved Action

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

Service Marketing

In 2009, Robert J Kwortnik Jr. and Gary M. Thompson, both of Cornell University, wrote an article entitled “Unifying Service Marketing and Operations With Service Experience Management,” which was published in the Journal of Service Research.  This article became one of the top downloaded articles of the year.  Today, Dr. Kwortnik shares the story behind the article:   The catalyst for … Continue reading Service Marketing