Making use of research: Have we forgotten how?
- Getting at the all-important word-of-mouth. Ward, Kathleen Ladd // Public Relations Tactics;May97, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p5
Advises organizations to launch researches which aim to examine word-of-mouth information influencing its members. Asking open-ended questions; Devising a research methodology; Benefits of launching such type of research.
- Using the Internet for Organizational Research: A Study of Cynicism in the Workplace. Eaton, Judy; Struthers, C. Ward // CyberPsychology & Behavior;Aug2002, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p305
The Internet can be a valuable data collection tool for organizational psychology researchers. It can be less expensive than traditional paper-and-pencil survey methods, and the potential pool of participants is much larger. In addition, it can be used in situations where traditional data...
- A personal file of stimulating ideas and problem solvers. Pollock, Ted // Supervision;Sep91, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p21
Discusses information about good organization which is an another name for group efficiency. Questions to consider that people are working at peak effectiveness; How to cultivate the habit of excellence; How to spot a winner; Questions to help manager interpret an individual's promotional...
- RETHINKING DYSFUNCTIONAL EMPLOYEE BEHAVIORS. Gupta, Nina; Jenkins Jr., G. Douglas // Human Resource Management Review;Spring91, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p39
Presents an alternative approach to viewing the dysfunctional employee behaviors for organizational research. Outline of an escape meta-construct; Proposal of a theoretical framework for examining the behaviors.
- A THREE-COMPONENT CONCEPTUALIZATION OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT. Meyer, John P.; Allen, Natalie J. // Human Resource Management Review;Spring91, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p61
Discusses the components that influence organizational commitment of employees. Desire for commitment; Continuance commitment; Measurement of a sense of obligation.
- CROSSROADS. Frost, Peter // Organization Science;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p132
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including an article by John Van Maanen concerning organizational science.
- Entrepreneurial orientation, distinctive marketing... Smart, Denise T.; Conant, Jeffrey S. // Journal of Applied Business Research;Summer94, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p28
Presents a study examining the entrepreneurial orientation (EO) of 599 independent businesspeople comparing them with those with high, medium and low (EO) along a series of distinctive marketing competency and organizational performance measures. Method used to measure (EO); Relationship of (EO)...
- Assessing the State of Organizational Safety--Culture or Climate? Mearns, Kathryn J.; Flin, Rhona // Current Psychology;Spring99, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p5
This article explores the concepts of safety culture and safety climate in an attempt to determine which is the more useful for describing an organization's "state of safety." From a review of the literature purporting to measure safety culture or safety climate, it is argued that, although the...
- A Citation Analysis of Management and Organizational Research in the Chinese Context: 1984ï¿½1999. Jiatao Li; Tsui, Anne S. // Asia Pacific Journal of Management;Mar2002, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p87
Examines the status of management and organizational research in the Chinese context. Influence on management research; Importance of China to the world economy; Management of economic activities.