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22-02-2024 | Original Paper

Nurses’ Early Career Organizational and Occupational Commitment Trajectories: A Dual Target Growth Mixture Investigation

This study was designed to document the development of nurses’ affective commitment to their occupation and organization during the first five years of their career, as well as the connections between these two types of commitment trajectories. We …

Simon A. Houle, Alexandre J. S. Morin, Claude Fernet

21-02-2024 | Original Paper

Supportive but Exhausting: A Dual-path Model of Team Interdependence and Member Negative Emotional States

Although the implications of team interdependence for team performance are well established, little is known regarding its consequences on the team members’ emotional states. Drawing from Conservation of Resources (COR) theory, we propose a …

Dana R. Vashdi, Jingqiu Chen, Qingyue Fan, Peter A. Bamberger

Open Access 17-02-2024 | Original Paper

What Does Leadership Do to the Leader? Using a Pattern-Oriented Approach to Investigate the Association between Daily Leadership Profiles and Daily Leader Well-Being

Leader behavior can vary daily, and leaders face multiple demands and problems in one day. Therefore, studying how leader behaviors interplay on the day-level (i.e., daily leadership profiles) is essential. Building on conservation of resources …

Lennart Poetz, Judith Volmer

Open Access 07-02-2024 | Original Paper

The Fakeability of Personality Measurement with Graded Paired Comparisons

This study compares the faking resistance of Likert scales and graded paired comparisons (GPCs) analyzed with Thurstonian IRT models. We analyzed whether GPCs are more resistant to faking than Likert scales by exhibiting lower score inflation and …

Niklas Schulte, Lucas Kaup, Paul-Christian Bürkner, Heinz Holling

Open Access 03-02-2024 | Original Paper

A Dynamic View of the Challenge-Hindrance Stressor Framework: a Meta-Analysis of Daily Diary Studies

Are some daily job stressors good for employees? The challenge-hindrance stressor framework (CHSF) attempts to shed light on this question by categorizing stressors according to their ability to facilitate (challenge stressors) or inhibit …

Shani Pindek, Kailey Meyer, Austin Valvo, Maryana Arvan

30-01-2024 | Publisher Correction

Correction to: The Double‑Edged Sword of Job‑Relevant News Consumption: a Within‑Person Examination of the Costs and Benefits for Employees

Teng Iat Loi, Leah D. Sheppard, Kristine M. Kuhn

Open Access 30-01-2024 | Author Correction

Correction to: Longitudinal Effects of Employees’ Big Five Personality Traits on Internal Promotions Differentiated by Job Level in a Multinational Company

Tobias L. Kordsmeyer, Andrew B. Speer, Rafael Wilms, Rainer Kurz

Open Access 25-01-2024 | Original Paper

Daily Idea Generation and Employee Creative Performance: Effect of Day-Level Congruence Between Felt Responsibility for Change and Willingness to Take Risks

This study explores a potential joint effect between two proactive motives on creative performance. Departing from the assumption of motivation as a relatively stable between-person construct, we also pay attention to the within-person process to …

In-Jo Park, Jin Nam Choi, Hwayeon Myeong, Shenyang Hai

Open Access 23-01-2024 | Original Paper

Facets of Constructive Voice Behavior: Construct Clarification, Theoretical Refinement, and Measurement

Constructive voice encompasses a multitude of voice message content. However, existing measures of voice do not capture these differences in a precise way and contribute to inconclusive evidence. Based on existing conceptualizations of …

Anja Krefft, Bernd Marcus, Oliver Weigelt

13-01-2024 | Original Paper

(Absent) Allyship in STEM: Can Psychological Standing Increase Prejudice Confrontation?

The current research focuses on the role that allies can play in improving the experiences of Black and Latinx students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) contexts. Using an experience sampling design, study 1 shows that such …

Eden B. King, Mikki Hebl, Jenessa R. Shapiro, Elisabeth Silver, Isabel Bilotta, Nicole Lennon, Kristen Jones, Alex Lindsey, Abby Corrington

Open Access 10-01-2024 | Original Paper

Longitudinal Effects of Employees’ Big Five Personality Traits on Internal Promotions Differentiated by Job Level in a Multinational Company

Promotions are central to individual career success. For organisations, it is crucial to identify and develop employees capable of higher-level responsibility. Previous research has shown that personality traits as inter-individual differences …

Tobias L. Kordsmeyer, Andrew B. Speer, Rafael Wilms, Rainer Kurz

02-01-2024 | Original Paper

Servant Leadership and Employee Gratitude: The Moderating Role of Employee Narcissism

In this paper, we develop novel theoretical insights regarding employees’ reactions to servant leadership. Drawing on social exchange theory and the servant leadership literature, we propose that the needs–supplies fit between servant leaders and …

Lynda Jiwen Song, Dan Ni, Jinlong Zhu, Xiaoming Zheng, Li Zhu

02-12-2023 | Original Paper

How Do Regulatory Focus and the Big Five Relate to Work-domain Risk-taking? Evidence from Resting-state fMRI

Risk-taking in the ‘work’ domain constitutes a fundamental building block for a wide range of important decisions (e.g., investment) and behaviors (e.g., creativity) of individuals, groups, and organizations. Yet, what remains unknown is the …

Zhengqiang Zhong, Han Ren, Song Wang

27-11-2023 | Original Paper

The Double-Edged Sword of Job-Relevant News Consumption: a Within-Person Examination of the Costs and Benefits for Employees

Research has neglected to consider the news as a source of work-related information that might impact employee experiences and outcomes. In an initial pilot study with a diverse cross-section of employees, we confirm that deriving work-related …

Teng Iat Loi, Leah D. Sheppard, Kristine M. Kuhn

Open Access 08-11-2023 | Original Paper

How Past Work Stressors Influence Psychological Well-Being in the Face of Current Adversity: Affective Reactivity to Adversity as an Explanatory Mechanism

This study advances the understanding of the mechanisms that link past challenge and hindrance stressors to resilience outcomes, as indicated by emotional and psychosomatic strain in the face of current adversity. Building on the propositions of …

Miriam Schilbach, Anja Baethge, Thomas Rigotti

07-11-2023 | Original Paper

The Benefits of Work: A Meta-analysis of the Latent Deprivation and Agency Restriction Models

Despite conclusive evidence about the positive impact of working relative to unemployment for psychological well-being, there remains much uncertainty about why working relates to improved well-being. Two theoretical perspectives that have often …

John A. Aitken, Jessie A. Cannon, Seth A. Kaplan, Heekyung (Jenna) Kim

07-11-2023 | Original Paper

From Helping to Helpful: a Social Network Examination of Workplace Helpfulness at Multiple Levels

Moving beyond the current emphasis on the frequency of helping, this study aims to emphasize the importance of help quality. Utilizing a social network design, this study incorporates both the help provider’s and recipient’s perspectives and …

Zitong Sheng, Andra Serban, Jose M. Cortina, Yimin He, Xiang Yao

Open Access 06-11-2023 | Original Paper

Work Motivation Is Not Generational but Depends on Age and Period

Many argue that work motivation varies with year of birth, suggesting the utility of generational labels such as Z, Y, X, or Baby Boomer. This article tests this generational hypothesis by using multilevel regressions with data from 584,217 …

Martin Schröder

03-11-2023 | Empirical Piece

Understanding Coping at Work During Socio-Environmental Jolts: A Person-Centered Investigation

Coping with work-related stress is a key component of several theories that focus on employee well-being and performance. Yet, despite the myriad of ways that employees can cope, little is known about the complexities surrounding how employees may …

Mahira L. Ganster, Maira E. Ezerins, Allison S. Gabriel, Nitya Chawla, Christopher C. Rosen, Rebecca L. MacGowan, Jerel E. Slaughter


Employees as a Source of Security Issues in Times of Change and Stress: A Longitudinal Examination of Employees’ Security Violations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether malicious or not, employees’ actions can have significant and detrimental outcomes for their organizations. Such is the case in organizational cybersecurity, as many issues stem from trusted individuals who have access to sensitive data …

Clay Posey, Mindy Shoss