- Oxford Library of Psychology
- The Oxford Handbook of Evidence-Based Management
- Oxford Library of Psychology
- About the Editor
- Envisioning Evidence-Based Management
- Learning from Other Evidence-Based Practices: The Case of Medicine
- A Design Science Approach to Evidence-Based Management
- Organizational Behavior’s Contributions to Evidence-Based Management
- Evidence-Based Management in “Macro” Areas: The Case of Strategic Management
- Evidence-Based Entrepreneurship (EBE): A Systematic Approach to Cumulative Science
- Systematic Review and Evidence Synthesis as a Practice and Scholarship Tool
- Research Findings Practitioners Resist: Lessons for Management Academics from Evidence-Based Medicine
- Enabling Evidence-Based Management: Bridging the Gap between Academics and Practitioners
- Adventures in the Evidence-Based Management Trade
- At the Intersection of the Academy and Practice at Asbury Heights
- Evidence-Based <i>Decision</i> Management
- Decision Logic in Evidence-Based Management: Can Logical Models From Other Disciplines Improve Evidence-Based Human-Resource Decisions?
- Evidence-Based Management (EBMgt) Using Organizational Facts
- Buried Treasure: A Business Librarian’s Insights on Finding the Evidence
- Culture and Evidence-Based Management
- Designing Strategies for the Implementation of EBMgt among Senior Management, Middle Management, and Supervisors
- Teaching and Learning Using Evidence-Based Principles
- Reflections on Teaching Evidence-Based Management
- From the 3 Rs to the 4 Rs: Toward Doctoral Education that Encourages Evidence-Based Management through Problem-Focused Research
- Creating Evidence-Based Management Textbooks
- Beyond “New Scientific Management” Critical Reflections on the Epistemology of Evidence-Based Management
- The Politics of Evidence-Based Decision Making
Abstract and Keywords
Organizational Behavior (OB) is a social science that has discovered general principles regarding the organization and management of work. One of management research’s more mature fields, OB’s contribution to evidence-based Management (EBMgt) stems from its large body of programmatic, cumulative research. This chapter provides an overview of OB research, including its history, standards for evidence, and domains of study. It distinguishes between science- and practice-oriented OB research and their respective evidence criteria to better show different ways OB research can inform EBMgt. OB research has identified several hundred evidence-based principles to inform practice, and this chapter provides examples. The chapter concludes by discussing how OB scholars, educators, and practitioners can further EBMgt practice.
Denise M. Rousseau is H. J. Heinz II Professor of Organizational Behavior and Public Policy at the Heinz School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University.
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