Implications of Work Effort and Discretion for Employee Well-Being and Career-Related Outcomes

Researchers and Authors Argyro Avgoustaki of ESCP Europe Business School and Hans T. W. Frankort of the University of London recently published in article in the ILR Review entitled, "Implications of Work Effort and Discretion for Employee Well-Being and Career-Related Outcomes: An Integrative Assessment," which is free to read for a limited time. Below they discuss … Continue reading Implications of Work Effort and Discretion for Employee Well-Being and Career-Related Outcomes

Why Does Paranoia Arise in the Workplace?

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Barbara C. Lopes of the Universidade de Coimbra, Caroline Kamau of Birkbeck College, and Rusi Jaspal of De Montfort University. They recently published an article in the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies entitled "Coping With Perceived Abusive Supervision: The Role of Paranoia," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they recount … Continue reading Why Does Paranoia Arise in the Workplace?

Cognitive and Affective Job Insecurity

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Dr. Lixin Jiang of the University of Auckland and Dr. Lindsey M. Lavaysse of Washington State University–Vancouver. They recently published an article in the Journal of Management entitled “Cognitive and Affective Job Insecurity: A Meta-Analysis and a Primary Study," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. … Continue reading Cognitive and Affective Job Insecurity

Mindfulness Leads to Positive Outcomes at Work

Mindfulness training can help individuals increase their attention and awareness, but how can this present-centered mindset help in the workplace? The recent article published in Journal of Management entitled, "Contemplating Mindfulness at Work: An Integrative Review" from authors Darren J. Good, Christopher J. Lyddy, Theresa M. Glomb, Joyce E. Bono, Kirk Warren Brown, Michelle K. Duffy, Ruth A. Baer, Judson … Continue reading Mindfulness Leads to Positive Outcomes at Work

The March Issue of Public Personnel Management is Now Online!

The March 2016 issue of Public Personnel Management is now available and is free to access for the next 30 days. The March issue features an editorial from Jared Llorens, the incoming editor of Public Personnel Management, as well as an introduction from guest editor Linda Sun for the second part of an article collection on Humanisitic Management and Development of … Continue reading The March Issue of Public Personnel Management is Now Online!

Book Review: The Paradox of Generosity: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose

C. Smith, H. Davidson (2014). The paradox of generosity: Giving we receive, grasping we lose. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 261 pp., US$ 29.95 (hardcover). Jim Alexander of Indiana University--Purdue University recently took the time to review the book in the December 2015 issue of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. From the review: Smith … Continue reading Book Review: The Paradox of Generosity: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose

Transformative Service Research: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Service and Well-being

Republished with permission. The original post was published on the Center for Services Leadership blog. *** Interview with Laurel Anderson and Amy Ostrom, Editors of the Special Issue of Journal of Service Research, Transformative Service Research: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Service and Well-being In August of this year Journal Service Research published a highly anticipated special … Continue reading Transformative Service Research: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Service and Well-being

Martin Mende on Coproduction of Transformative Services

[We're pleased to welcome Martin Mende of Florida State University. Dr. Mende recently collaborated with Jenny van Doorn of the University of Groningen on their article "Coproduction of Transformative Services as a Pathway to Improved Consumer Well-Being: Findings from a Longitudinal Study on Financial Counseling" from Journal of Service Research.] What inspired you to be … Continue reading Martin Mende on Coproduction of Transformative Services

The Handling of Student Suicides by Universities: A Case Study

According to the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, suicide is the second leading cause of death in college students. How can colleges help the ever-increasing number of students and the need for mental health counseling? Authors Omar Abdull Kareem and Khuan Wai Bing looked at one case of student suicide and how the university handled it … Continue reading The Handling of Student Suicides by Universities: A Case Study

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