How Managers Perceive Real-Time Management

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Pernille Rydén of the Technical University of Denmark and Omar A. El Sawy of the University of Southern California. They recently published an article in the California Management Review entitled "How Managers Perceive Real-Time Management: thinking fast & flow," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, … Continue reading How Managers Perceive Real-Time Management

The Psychology of Diversity Resistance and Integration

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Christine Wiggins-Romesburg of the University of Louisville and Rod P. Githens of the University of the Pacific. They recently published an article in the Human Resource and Development Review entitled “The Psychology of Diversity Resistance and Integration," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Ms. Wiggins-Romesburg reflects on … Continue reading The Psychology of Diversity Resistance and Integration

Discover the Hidden or Not-So-Hidden Implications of ‘Entrepreneurship’ and ‘Knowledge Management’ That Facilitate Management of ‘Organizational Change’

Change is constant in a business environment. Survival of the fittest is all about adaptability to a changing environment and adjusting to new competitive realities, in short ‘agility’. We live in volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity world, which is an era of risk and instability. Globalization, new technologies, greater transparency and social responsibility have combined … Continue reading Discover the Hidden or Not-So-Hidden Implications of ‘Entrepreneurship’ and ‘Knowledge Management’ That Facilitate Management of ‘Organizational Change’

Book Review: Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdowns

D. Christopher Kayes: Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdowns. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 171 pp. $59.95, hardcover. Karl E. Weick of Ross School of Business recently reviewed the book in Administrative Science Quarterly. From the review: Kayes has been a long-time, articulate student of experiential learning (e.g., 2002) … Continue reading Book Review: Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdowns

Listen to the Latest Podcast from Human Resource Development Review!

[We're pleased to welcome Seth A. Jacobson, Jamie L. Callahan, and Rajashi Ghosh, all of Drexel University. They recently discussed their article entitled "A Place at the Window: Theorizing Organizational Change for Advocacy of the Marginalized" in the latest podcast from Human Resource Development Review.] The broader aim of our work is to theorize organizational … Continue reading Listen to the Latest Podcast from Human Resource Development Review!

Announcing the Winner of the 2013 Best Article Award from the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science!

We're pleased to congratulate Brenda E. Ghitulescu, winner of the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science's 2013 Best Article Award! Dr. Ghitulescu's award-winning paper appeared in the June 2013 issue of the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science and is entitled "Making Change Happen: The Impact of Work Context on Adaptive and Proactive Behaviors." In honor of … Continue reading Announcing the Winner of the 2013 Best Article Award from the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science!

Plan to Attend the JABS Symposium at AoM!

Going to be at the 2014 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Philadelphia this summer? Make sure to attend the symposium "Fifty Years of Powerful Words: A Retrospective and Prospective Look at the Impact of JABS." Who: The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science symposium will be chaired by journal editor William A. Pasmore of Columbia … Continue reading Plan to Attend the JABS Symposium at AoM!

Mandela and his Metamorphosis at Robben Island

[Editor's Note:  We are pleased to welcome Wayne F. Cascio, University of Colorado-Denver and Fred Luthans, University of Nebraska, Lincoln as Guest Editors. They have provided some background on their article, "Reflections on the Metamorphosis at Robben Island: The Role of Institutional Work and Positive Psychological Capital", recently published in the January, 2014 issue of the Journal … Continue reading Mandela and his Metamorphosis at Robben Island

Top Five: Human Resource Development

Get access to important findings on organizational change and HRD, leadership and employee engagement, and more by reading the current top five most-read articles in Human Resource Development Review. These papers are free to access through July 28 using the links below. Please share and enjoy! Richard J. Torraco Writing Integrative Literature Reviews: Guidelines and … Continue reading Top Five: Human Resource Development

Top Five: Leadership, Ethics, Resistance to Change, and More

How can management scholars and practitioners better understand the factors that enable (or disable) ethics in organizational life? How can organizations heal after a crisis, and end up stronger than before? How are middle managers creating positive social change? These and other questions of organizational effectiveness and humane organizing are addressed in The Journal of … Continue reading Top Five: Leadership, Ethics, Resistance to Change, and More