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Across Borders and Technologies: Advancements in Virtual Teams Research  

Bradley L. Kirkman, Cristina B. Gibson, and Kwanghyun Kim

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Jul 2012
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Sep 2012
Research on virtual teams continues to grow as this form of teaming is increasingly adopted by organizations worldwide. To comprehensively analyze the growing literature on virtual teams, ... More

Adjustment to Retirement  

Hanna van Solinge

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter provides a summary of developments in retirement adjustment research. The chapter starts with a review of the major theoretical approaches to adjustment to life events in ... More

Advances in Theory and Research on Authentic Leadership  

Bruce J. Avolio and Ketan H. Mhatre

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Aug 2011
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Nov 2012
This review tracks the evolution of the theory of authentic leadership from its theoretical conception to more recent empirical research. We begin this chapter by providing an overview of ... More

Age, Gender, and the Retirement Process  

Barbara Griffin, Vanessa Loh, and Beryl Hesketh

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter considers the complex role of age and gender in the retirement process. Although typically used as control variables in research, we discuss relevant theories that might ... More

The Aging Worker and Person–Environment Fit  

Elissa L. Perry, Gina Dokko, and Frank D. Golom

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
Two perspectives have been used to understand the experiences of aging workers in the workplace: the age discrimination and diversity perspective, and the relational demography ... More

Aging Workforce Demographics in Canada: Occupational Trends, Work Rates, and Retirement Projections  

Steven F. Cronshaw

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
The Canadian workforce is aging in a pattern similar to that in many other Western countries. If major global events do not intervene (e.g., mass migration from the South to northern ... More

Aging, Retirement, and Human Resources Management: A Strategic Approach  

Barbara L. Rau and Gary A. Adams

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter introduces the organizational view of retirement by exploring the relationship between organizational strategy and human resource management decisions regarding retirement. ... More

Are Organizations On Board with Best Practices Onboarding?  

Howard J. Klein and Beth Polin

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Jul 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter reviews what academics are studying and what practitioners are doing with respect to onboarding. The onboarding “best practices” conveyed through practitioner outlets ... More

The Association of Retirement with Physical and Behavioral Health  

William T. Gallo

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
Retirement is a variable, often complex process whose impact on somatic and behavioral well-being likely involves such factors as the linearity and quality of the transition, its ... More

Behavior, Performance, and Effectiveness in the Twenty-first Century  

John P. Campbell

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Jul 2012
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Sep 2012
Sometime during the 1980s, industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology stopped merely complaining about the “criterion problem” and began thinking about occupational or work role ... More

A Behavioral Economics Perspective on the Overjustification Effect: Crowding-In and Crowding-Out of Intrinsic Motivation  

Antoinette Weibel, Meike Wiemann, and Margit Osterloh

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Jul 2014
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Aug 2014
In the last two decades, economic motivation research has undergone a paradigm shift when it comes to the effect of incentive schemes on individual performance and motivation. Inspired by ... More

Being There: Work Engagement and Positive Organizational Scholarship  

Nancy P. Rothbard and Shefali V. Patil

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Aug 2011
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Nov 2012
In this chapter, we examine the psychological state of employee work engagement. Our objective is to provide an overview of the engagement construct, clarify its definition, and discuss ... More

Bridge Employment  

Kevin E. Cahill, Michael D. Giandrea, and Joseph F. Quinn

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter focuses on the prevalence, determinants, and outcomes of bridge jobs that follow full-time career employment and precede labor force withdrawal. Since the mid-1980s, the labor ... More

Building the Positive Workplace: A Preliminary Report from the Field  

Jocelyn S. Davis

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Nov 2009
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Sep 2012
In this chapter, we will introduce and define the Positive Workplace; share why and how it was developed based on the field of positive psychology; discuss consideration of the language of ... More

Callings  

Amy Wrzesniewski

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Aug 2011
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Nov 2012
The concept of work as a calling has generated considerable interest among researchers, inspiring a number of new lines of research into this intriguing experience of work. This chapter ... More

Career Development Courses: Preparing Psychology Majors for the Workplace  

R. Eric Landrum

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Aug 2015
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Mar 2014
Broadly speaking, it is well-documented what society and employers want from college graduates. Due to the unavailability of data, however, it is less clear what the specific expectations ... More

Change and Its Leadership: The Role of Positive Emotions  

Malcolm Higgs

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Nov 2009
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Sep 2012
The areas of change and leadership have received an enormous level of both academic and practitioner attention during the last decade. This may be a consequence of the incessant pressures ... More

The Changing Nature of Work and Retirement  

Kenneth S. Shultz and Deborah A. Olson

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
We begin this chapter with a discussion of the macro-level changes, such as globalization, diversity, and technological advancements, that are changing work in the twenty-first century. ... More

The Changing World of Work  

Wayne F. Cascio

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Nov 2009
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Sep 2012
The chapter explores some key trends that will affect work, workers, and management in the coming decades. It begins by examining how change itself has changed, followed by the impacts of ... More

Characteristics of Sense-Making in Combat  

Uzi Ben-Shalom, Yechiel Klar, and Yitzhak Benbenisty

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
This chapter explores characteristics of sense-making in actual combat. We begin by examining the “booting up” and “rebooting” metaphors. These concepts denote a process through which ... More

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