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24-07-2021 | Original Paper

The Interactive Effects of Coworker and Supervisor Support on Prenatal Stress and Postpartum Health: a Time-Lagged Investigation

Pregnancy represents a critical time during which women are increasingly susceptible to challenges that can shape maternal health postpartum. Given the increasing number of women who are working through the duration of their pregnancies, in this …

22-07-2021 | Original Paper

Leading When Overweight: the Influence of Supervisor Body Weight on Subordinates’ Perceptions and Citizenship Behaviors

Integrating the stereotype content model, attribution theory, and social exchange theory, we examined the perceptions underlying bias towards overweight supervisors and the effect of supervisor weight on the workplace behaviors of subordinates.

22-07-2021 | Original Paper

The Impacts of Distinct Motives on Promotive and Prohibitive Voice: The Differential Moderating Role of Perceived Voice Level

Drawing upon the citizenship motives framework and voice research, this study theorizes that both organizational concern (OC) and impression management (IM) motives are key predictors of employee promotive and prohibitive voice. This study further …

15-07-2021 | Original Paper

Does Leader Same-sex Sexual Orientation Matter to Leadership Effectiveness? A Four-study Model-testing Investigation

Despite the legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States (U.S.) and an increasing number of out gay and lesbian business leaders, we have little knowledge of the role played by leaders’ same-sex sexual orientation in the leadership …

15-07-2021 | Original Paper

Measuring Guanxi Quality in the Workplace

Guanxi is important for career and organizational success in Chinese societies. Although guanxi has received a lot of research attention, most studies explore business outcomes rather than guanxi itself, meaning that many guanxi measures are ad …

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About this journal

The Journal of Business and Psychology (JBP) is an international outlet publishing high quality research designed to advance organizational science and practice. Since its inception in 1986, the journal has published impactful scholarship in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, Work Psychology, Occupational Psychology, and Vocational Psychology.

Typical subject matters include

  • Team processes and effectiveness
  • Customer service and satisfaction
  • Employee recruitment, selection, and promotion
  • Employee engagement and withdrawal
  • Organizational culture and climate
  • Training, development and coaching
  • Mentoring and socialization
  • Performance management, appraisal and feedback
  • Workplace diversity
  • Leadership
  • Workplace health, stress, and safety
  • Employee attitudes and satisfaction
  • Careers and retirement
  • Organizational communication
  • Technology and work
  • Employee motivation and job design
  • Organizational change and development
  • Employee citizenship and deviance
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Work-nonwork/work-family

Rigorous quantitative, qualitative, field-based, and lab-based empirical studies are welcome. Interdisciplinary scholarship is valued and encouraged. Submitted manuscripts should be well-grounded conceptually and make meaningful contributions to scientific understandingsand/or the advancement of science-based practice.

The Journal of Business and Psychology is

- A high quality/impactful outlet for organizational science research

- A journal dedicated to bridging the science/practice divide

- A journal striving to create interdisciplinary connections

In addition to publishing high quality research on a regular basis, every year we will have a special feature edition. For example,

a. A “State of the Practice” edition. This edition would have about 12 pieces (around 3000 words each), typically written by well-known scientist-practitioners. Each peer-reviewed piece would discuss best practices in a particularpractice area that are extremely relevant in today’s business world (e.g., Succession Planning; High Potential Identification). In addition, and most importantly, the piece would discuss the type of research that is needed tohelp in this area from a practice perspective. This would hopefully promote our science/practice ideals and further support the notion of evidence based management.

For details on submittingmanuscripts, please read the author guidelines found in the far right menu.

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