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Call for Article Submissions and Advertisements for IPAC's Assessment Council News

The International Personnel Assessment Council is soliciting article submissions and advertisements for the next issue of IPAC’s Assessment Council News, tentative publication date December 14.

Articles and information for inclusion should be submitted directly to the editor via e-mail at figou@latech.edu. Articles will be accepted only by electronic submission (Word compatible).  Topics for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Technical articles and reports
  • Practical lessons learned, best practices; practitioner-oriented articles are greatly appreciated
  • Legal issues related articles
  • Articles related to technology and innovations
  • Statistics and measurement related issues
  • Book reviews

Submissions should be written according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition. The editors have the prerogative to make minor changes (typographical/grammatical errors, format, etc.); substantial changes will be discussed with the author(s).

Submissions more than 1,500 words should include an abstract of maximum 100 words, preferably with three keywords. If you have questions or need further information, please contact the editor at figou@latech.edu.  Submission deadline for the upcoming ACN issue is 5:00 PM December 1.

If you're not ready to submit anything at this time, you may want to consider preparing an article or ad for the March 2019 issue.  Please feel free to contact Frank Igou with any questions or concerns.

Posted: November 13, 2018

Call for Contributions: Workshop on Research Advances in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management

PSL, Université Paris Dauphine, DRM - Management & Organisation
21 & 22 May 2019

Guests: Talya Bauer (Portland State University); Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro (London School of Economics, to be confirmed); Neil Conway (Royal Holloway, University of London); Elaine Hollensbe (University of Cincinnati); Robert Liden (University of Illinois at Chicago); David Shoorman (Purdue University); David Patient (Católica School of Business and Economics, Lisbon); Lynn Shore (Colorado State University)

The workshop on Research Advances in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management will be held at the PSL, University of Paris-Dauphine, in Paris, France, from May 21st to 22nd, 2019. We cordially invite researchers to submit papers or posters to be presented at the workshop. Please see below for further details concerning the workshop schedule and the submission process. An Open Conference will be held by Grégor Bouville and Pascale De Rozario and the Guests on what we learned from the Leadership approaches presented in this Workshop on Advanced Research on OB-HRM. This workshop will be concluded by a roundtable of our guests.

Workshop schedule

We invite submissions relating to any of the following topics: work motivation, workplace commitment, organizational justice, psychological contract, organizational trust, organizational identity, decision-making, organizational effectiveness, corporate social responsibility, diversity, intergenerational differences at work, role management, social exchange theories, employment relationships, leadership, work and health, work-home balance, future of work, high performance work systems, HRM policies and practices, compensation management, socialization…

Papers exploring new questions in OB-HRM research, with a qualitative or a quantitative perspective, are also encouraged.

We welcome papers that adopt a theoretical or an empirical perspective (quantitative or qualitative) on these topics. Submissions may be research-in-progress, a draft manuscript, or a paper that is ready to be submitted to a journal. PhD students are invited to present advances in their doctoral research projects in order to stimulate discussion and feedback. All papers selected for presentation will be reviewed and commented on by two of the invited guests.

A poster session will be organized for early-stage research and/or voluntary submissions. Each day, a one-hour session will be provided by the authors, who will also be available to discuss their research during lunches.

During the sessions, authors will have 10 minutes to present their research, followed by 20 minutes for discussion, which will include both specific feedbacks from invited guests and an open discussion with the audience.

Submission process

Please confirm your intention to participate in the workshop by submitting a title and a 10- to 20-line abstract by January 11th, 2019 via email to: aurore.dandoy@dauphine.eu, both for full-texts and for posters.

The final deadline for the submission of full-text papers is February 8th, 2019.

Posted: October 23, 2018

Special Issue of Applied Psychology: An International Review on Advances in the Psychology of Workplace Coaching

We are pleased to share the call for papers for the upcoming special issue of Applied Psychology: An International Review on Advances in the Psychology of Workplace Coaching – please see below, the attached file or the link here on the website for further details.

In this special issue, we aim to establish a stronger connection between research in applied psychology and workplace coaching by presenting a series of theoretically robust, empirically novel, research studies examining the antecedents, outcomes and processes associated with workplace coaching effectiveness. Therefore, the types of research design best suited for the special issue are pre-test-post-test treatment design with control group, meta-analysis, systematic literature review and conceptual papers. However qualitative papers and papers utilising emerging methodologies such as diary studies and multi-level studies will also be considered. Potential topics and research questions are included in the file attached.

 Applied Psychology: An International Review has an Impact Factor of 1.865 (2-year) and 2.415 (5-year, 2016 Journal Citation Reports (r). Thomson Reuters, 2016). It is ranked '3' on the UK Chartered Association of Business Schools Academic Journal Guide 2018 (ABS List), 'A' on the Australian Business Dean's Council Journal Quality List 2016 (ABDC list) and 'B' on the German VHB-JOUQUAL 3.

This special issue will see the first collection of publications on coaching in a high ranking journal. We are looking for papers that demonstrate extremely high levels of theoretical and methodological rigour in developing and advancing our understanding of how and why coaching works.

Please share this call for papers widely within your network.

Any questions regarding the special issue should be directed to either myself or my co-editor, Dr Rebecca Jones (r.j.jones@henley.ac.uk).

Submission to the special issue is open from now and closes January 31, 2019.

Posted: June 26, 2018

U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (Fiscal Years 2018-2023)

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) W911NF-18-S-0005 for the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI) solicits new proposals for its programs of research in basic, applied, and advanced research.  The U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences is the Army’s lead agency for the conduct of research, development, and analyses for the improvement of Army readiness and performance via research advances and applications of the behavioral and social sciences that address personnel, organization, training, and leader development issues.  Interested offerors are encouraged to submit white papers prior to submitting proposals. 

The full research announcement and application instructions for both white papers and proposals may be viewed at FedBizOpps, http://www.fbo.gov, or Grants.gov, http://www.grants.gov, under opportunity number W911NF-18-S-0005. 

This Broad Agency Announcement closes on 29 April 2023.

Posted: June 25, 2018

Human Relations Special Issue Call for Papers

Organizational change failure: Framing the process of failing

Read the full call for papers here: http://www.tavinstitute.org/humanrelations/special_issues/ChangeFailure.html

Submission deadline: 01 December 2018 (submissions will not be considered before 01 November 2018)

For this special issue, we seek papers that help expand our understanding of the context, processes and mechanisms that underlie organizational change failure. In the context of this forum, organizational change failure encompasses an organization’s deterioration or the deviation from goals that are expected and desired from organizational change (Cannon and Edmondson, 2001).

Aims and scope of the special issue

The goal of the special issue is to enhance knowledge and advance theory regarding the processes and mechanisms that underlie the emergence of organizational change failure by combining insights from psychology, sociology, complexity sciences, and institutional perspectives.

Indicative themes and possible issues

We welcome both quantitative and qualitative studies, and especially seek research that relies on multiple sources of data, incorporates multiple levels of analyses, uses multiple methods, and is longitudinal by design.

Contributors should note:

Prior to the initial submission deadline, authors who have questions about a potential project, are encouraged to contact one of the Special Issue Guest Editors: Gavin Schwarz, g.schwarz@unsw.edu.au, Dave Bouckenooghe, dbouckenooghe@brocku.ca, or Maria Vakola, mvakola@aueb.gr

Please direct questions about the submission process, or any administrative matter, to the Editorial Office: humanrelationsjournal@tavinstitute.org.

Posted: April 24, 2018

Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior Latest Volume Released

The Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, launched in March 2014, is devoted to publishing reviews of the I/O Psychology and HRM/OB literature.

The Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior ranked in the top 10 of journals within 2 categories in the 2017 Edition of the Journal Citation Report (JCR) with an Impact Factor of 7.644.

View more information, including the complete list of journal Impact Factors and category rankings here.

The latest volume of the Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior has recently been released. Here’s the link to the current volume: https://t.co/RczFCpz4WF.

Posted: February 13, 2018

2018 Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award Call for Papers

The International Leadership Association (ILA) and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) are pleased to co-sponsor the annual Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award to recognize outstanding unpublished papers by undergraduate and graduate students. The award is named in honor of the distinguished scholar and former Chief Executive Officer of the Center.

The winner of this year's award will receive:

  • $1,000 cash prize
  • Travel and Lodging (up to three nights), and Complimentary Registration to ILA's 19th annual conference, October 24-27, 2018, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Complimentary 1-year ILA membership
  • Recognition at the ILA conference and in various multi-media ILA publications

Submissions may be either empirically or conceptually based. Multi-disciplinary approaches to research are welcomed. The paper should focus on some aspect of leadership or leadership development.  Submissions will be judged by the following criteria:

  1. The degree to which the paper addresses issues and trends that are significant to the study of leadership;
  2. The extent to which the paper shows consideration of the relevant theoretical and empirical literature;
  3. The extent to which the paper makes a conceptual or empirical contribution;
  4. The implications of the research for application to leadership identification and development.

Please read submission requirements carefully at the link below..

Papers are limited to 30 double-spaced pages, excluding title page, abstract, figures, tables, and references. Papers above this limit that are not completely doubled spaced are not be eligible for the Award and will not be reviewed. Papers should be prepared according to current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Papers will be reviewed anonymously by a panel of researchers associated with CCL. In the absence of papers deemed deserving of the award, the award may be withheld. Entries (accompanied by faculty letters) must be received by 5:00 p.m. EDT, on May 1, 2018. The winning paper will be presented at the 2018 ILA Conference.

Submit entries at https://ccl.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aWcxgwIiILgx7XDContact us at clarkaward@ccl.org if you have questions or need assistance.

Posted: February 1, 2018

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