New Podcast: Employees’ Innovative Work Involvement in Family Firms

In the latest podcast from Family Business Review, Assistant Editor Karen Vinton interviews author Yannick Bammens of Maastricht University. Yannick published an article with co-authors Guy Notelaers and Anita Van Gils entitled "Implications of Family Business Employment for Employees' Innovative Work Involvement," which earned a honorable mention for Family Business Review's 2016 Best Paper award. The abstract for … Continue reading New Podcast: Employees’ Innovative Work Involvement in Family Firms

Do the Benefits of Work Engagement Extend Beyond the Office?

Studies of work engagement and the associated positive outcomes tend to focus on the effects of engagement exclusively in the work realm, but do the benefits of work engagement extend beyond the office? In a recent Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies article entitled "The Work/Nonwork Spillover: The Enrichment Role of Work Engagement," authors Liat Eldor, Itzhak Harpaz, … Continue reading Do the Benefits of Work Engagement Extend Beyond the Office?

Why Do Careers Plateau?

When faced with a plateau in their career, why do some employees feel stuck and others content? What causes this plateau in the first place? Veronica M. Godshalk and C. Melissa Fender discuss in their article "External and Internal Reasons for Career Plateauing: Relationships With Work Outcomes" from Group and Organization Management. The abstract: Career … Continue reading Why Do Careers Plateau?

Employee Innovation in Family Business Environments

[Editor's Note: We are pleased to welcome Yannick Bammens, Guy Notelaers, and Anita Van Gils who collaborated on their article entitled "Implications of Family Business Employment for Employees' Innovative Work Involvement," available now in the OnlineFirst Section of Family Business Review.] It is generally accepted that innovation is critical for the continued growth and vitality … Continue reading Employee Innovation in Family Business Environments

Testing the Developmental Nature of Work Motivation

"Testing the Developmental Nature of Work Motivation Using Kegan’s Constructive-Development Theory," by Marilyn J. Bugenhagen and John E. Barbuto, Jr., appeared on OnlineFirst of the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies on August 25, 2011. The Abstract: This article reports a field study testing the relationship between individuals’ constructive-development level and their sources of work … Continue reading Testing the Developmental Nature of Work Motivation