Do Family-Friendly Programs Reduce Employee Turnover?

How can organization's prevent employee turnover? The recent Public Personnel Management article "Does Satisfaction with Family-Friendly Programs Reduce Turnover? A Panel Study Conducted in U.S. Federal Agencies" from author James Gerard Caillier of University of Alabama suggests that the key to employee retention for an organization could be family-friendly programs. Programs like telework, alternative work schedules, child … Continue reading Do Family-Friendly Programs Reduce Employee Turnover?

Do Managers Act Territorially of Their Employees?

Working with the same employees over an extended period of time can lead managers to establish strong relationships with their employees, but do managers go so far as to act territorial of their employees? A recent article published in Journal of Management, entitled "When Territoriality Meets Agency: An Examination of Employee Guarding as a Territorial Strategy," from … Continue reading Do Managers Act Territorially of Their Employees?

Don’t Let Your Best Employees Get Away

Editor's note: We are pleased to welcome Professor Wendy Marcinkus Murphy of Babson College. She and co-authors James P. Burton of Northern Illinois University, Stephanie C. Henagan of Louisiana State University, and Jon P. Briscoe of Northern Illinois University published "Employee Reactions to Job Insecurity in a Declining Economy: A Longitudinal Study of the Mediating Role … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Best Employees Get Away

SAGE Journals Recently In the News

In recent weeks, SAGE journals have cropped up in news outlets including The New York Times and the Toronto Star, offering fresh insights on management topics ranging from employee burnout and worker mobility to sports economics. In today’s post, we bring you those media highlights and take a closer look at the studies that inspired … Continue reading SAGE Journals Recently In the News

Quiet Desperation: Another Perspective on Employee Engagement

Karen Kelly Wollard, Broward College, published "Quiet Desperation: Another Perspective on Employee Engagement" in the November 2011 issue of Advances in Developing Human Resources. To view other articles in this special issue on "Employee Engagement & HRD: Linking Theory and Scholarship to Practice," please click here. The abstract: The Problem. Employee engagement continues to capture the … Continue reading Quiet Desperation: Another Perspective on Employee Engagement

Meta-Analytic Review of Employee Turnover as a Predictor of Firm Performance

Julie I. Hancock, David G. Allen, University of Memphis, Frank A. Bosco, Marshall University, Karen R. McDaniel, Arkansas State University, and Charles A. Pierce, University of Memphis, published "Meta-Analytic Review of Employee Turnover as a Predictor of Firm Performance" on October 24th, 2011 in the Journal of Management's OnlineFirst section. To read other OnlineFirst articles, please click … Continue reading Meta-Analytic Review of Employee Turnover as a Predictor of Firm Performance

Employee Job Search

Wendy R. Boswell, Ryan D. Zimmerman and Brian W. Swider, all of Texas A&M University, published "Employee Job Search: Toward an Understanding of Search Context and Search Objectives" on September 30th, 2011 in the Journal of Management's OnlineFirst collection. To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. The abstract: Job search behaviors occur across various … Continue reading Employee Job Search

Change Management

"Haunted by the Past: Effects of Poor Change Management History on Employee Attitudes and Turnovers", by Prashant Bordia, Simon Lloyd D. Restubog, both of the Australian National University, Canberra, Nerina L. Jimmieson of the University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Australia, and Bernd E. Irmer of Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, was recently published in Group and … Continue reading Change Management