Category: Industrial Organization and Organization Theory


The Relationship Between Clan Culture, Learning Opportunities, and Personal Attributes on Job Uncertainty and Job Stress: A Multilevel Perspective

Job stress is a growing problem in the work literature as employees continue to keep up with the demands of a growing and competitive environment due to globalization and the Industrial Revolution 4.0. Coupled with job uncertainty due to unpredictable environments that interrupt regular workflow, the issue of job stress in the workforce is further


Crafting Emotional Authenticity: A Design Thinking Approach to Developing a Practical Deep Acting Tool for Emotional Labor

This paper presents a pioneering application of Design Thinking principles to create a tangible Emotional Labor toolkit, focusing on deep acting as a sustainable emotion regulation strategy in professional contexts. Surface acting, prevalent in Emotional Labor, can lead to burnout and undermine well-being. Drawing from Design Thinking’s human-centric approach to creative problem-solving, the toolkit harnesses


How Supervisor Can Retain Potential Employees: Psychological Empowerment as a Mediator

This study aims to examine how psychological empowerment can explain the role of supervisor support in reducing turnover intention especially for prospective employees. Turnover intention is an individual’s desire to leave the company or current place of work. Psychological empowerment is an individual’s intrinsic motivation to feel empowered at work. Psychological empowerment has four aspects:


Study on Impact of Performance Management and Rewards on Organization’s Talent Environment

With growing complexity and uncertainty in the current business environment, it is imperative to protect and retain organization’s talent pool. Performance Management (PM) System is a business tool that provides direction to the organization and subsequently facilitates the organization to achieve its long-term goals. Performance management plays a pivotal role in shaping employee behaviour by


Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Understanding ADHD in the Indian Workforce

The conventional workplace which centres around neurotypical employees can be exclusionary to its neurodiverse employees, making the workplace harder for them to manoeuvre. The purpose of this study was to examine the experience of neurodiverse employees with ADHD in the Indian workplace, with particular reference to the nature of the problems faced and how the


Employee Willingness To Walk an Extra Mile at Work: Exploring the Enablers and Inhibitors of Job Crafting Behaviors

Since the introduction of the concept of job crafting, this employee-driven approach to job redesign has proved to be a promising area of research. While most research in this field has been quantitative, future work calls for an in-depth exploration of employee experiences of job crafting behaviors. Therefore, the present work is an exploratory study


Food and Organizations: The Relationship of Organizational Support and Attitude Towards Office Gastrodiplomacy Among Employees of a Public Organization

Office gastrodiplomacy refers to how food shapes and influences our social relations within organizations, usually in positive ways. Although already a pervasive practice, it is only recently that this concept has received wide attention from industry practitioners and researchers in the behavioral sciences. This emerging topic traces its origins to socio-anthropological studies applied to modern


Perceived Organizational Justice, Job Attitudes and Turnover Intention Among Hospital Healthcare Workers

This study was intended to investigate organizational justice perceptions, job attitudes, and turnover intentions among healthcare workers in hospitals located in Gondar and Bahir-Dar cities, Amhara Region. One hundred ninety seven healthcare workers (187 respondents to fill the self-reported questionnaire and 10 informants for interview) participated in the study. Data were collected through self- report


Psychological Safety in Teams: Essentials to Developing High Performance and Continual Learning Teams

This study aims to study and improve workplace performance and team learning by improving team Psychological Safety through a proprietary designed program called the Certis ALIVE Program. Team Psychological Safety measures how much the team grow and learn from mistakes and allows risk-taking behaviour (Edmundson,A. 1999). Research was also done to understand the literature insights


Professional Deformations of Police Officers of Various Departments

The reported study was funded by RFBR according to the research project № 19-013-00517. Since the activities of the internal affairs officers are considered specific, and belonging to a certain unit undoubtedly leaves its mark on employees, deforming their identities in different ways, we see it as important to identify differences and features of professional


Psychological Adaptation and Psychological Risks of Workers of the Offshore Ice-resistant Oil and Gas Platform in the Caspian Sea

The study was carried out with the financial support of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research in framework of the project No. 18-013-00623. The goal is to identify the psychological adaptability of employees of the offshore ice-resistant oil and gas production platform in the Caspian Sea. The study was conducted on the offshore ice-resistant platform.


Psychological Wellbeing and Organizational Commitment: A Predictive Study in Algeria

BACKGROUND: Organizational commitment (OC) and psychological wellbeing at work (PWW) are at the grassroots of organizations’ success. The importance psychological wellbeing for individual health and organizational success is well established. (BPS, 2010; Sandilya and Shahnawaz, 2018). Previous research work on the relationship of PWW and OC emphasized that employees’ well-being promotes sustainable engagement and commitment,


Effectiveness of a Counseling Program for the Development of Organizational Citizenship Behavior Among High School Students in Bahrain

Background: There is a growing need for educational institutions, especially middle and high schools, for organizational citizenship behavior. Schools, especially adolescent schools, have many behavioral problems such as; tardiness, non-attendance, vandalism, smoking, theft, sexual harassment, the use of drugs, the abuse of violence, impersonation, falsification, the introduction of devices that impede the educational process and


A Healthy Workplace Values and Respects the Workforce

In 2013 the Canadian Mental Health Association estimated a staggering $51 billion cost to the economy per year associated with mental illness. Costs directly related to psychological issues in the workplace are estimated at $6 billion per year or approximately 30% of work-related disability claims. Indeed, over many decades several models have been proposed to


Internal Image of the Organization and Commitment of Employees

Purpose of the research is to identify the relationship between the internal image of the organization and commitment of employees. Hypotheses of the study: 1) there is a relationship between the internal image of the organization and organizational commitment of employees; 2) affective component of organizational loyalty is mostly associated with the components of the


The Employee Outcomes of Workplace Favoritism in Turkish Public Sector

This paper investigates the effect of workplace favoritism on job satisfaction and intent to quit, and mediating the role of job frustration in these relationships. Data was collected from a sample of 267 public hospital employees in Turkey. Structural equation modeling analyses indicated that workplace favoritism was directly and indirectly effect on intent to quit


Discovering Microfluidics Technology Opportunity Using Patent Analysis

Purpose – Recent trends of technology innovation emphasize the notion of dominant designs for next-generation products. Technology-based firms, especially in biotechnology field, have to spend plenty of resources in R&D in order to identify appropriate technology opportunities for sustaining their competitive advantages. To help SMEs to discover new technological opportunities with a relative lower cost,


Factors Influencing Thai IT Professionals to Work in ASEAN Countries

Workforce mobility among ASEAN countries is made more possible after the realization of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. In particular, IT professionals are prone to relocate because IT skills are more universal and transferable across countries. Management challenge is to retain their IT talent. We address this issue by 1) exploring the extent to


Mood and the Decision to Purchase High-Tech Products

The paper describes the results of a study of the effect of mood on the way people assessed different attributes of tablets; their assumption was that depending on their current mood, people look for certain product characteristics in making purchasing decisions. The respondents (40 males, 24 females, mean age = 26,2, S = 4,5) were