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Call for Submissions: DoD HFE TAG Meeting 73

What: Department of Defense Human Factors Engineering Technical Advisory Group (DoD HFE TAG) Meeting 73

When: 15-19 Apr 2019

Where: Mallette Training Facility, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Theme: Looking to the Future: Charting the Road Ahead

The DoD HFE TAG is looking for abstract submissions for their 2019 annual meeting. The HFE TAG provides a mechanism for timely exchange of technical information in the development and application of human factors engineering by enhancing coordination among Government agencies involved in HFE technology research, development, and application.

The HFE TAG consists of several diverse focal areas (SubTAGs) pertaining to human and system performance including Personnel Selection & Classification, Human Performance Measurement, Test & Evaluation, and Training. Visit https://www.acq.osd.mil/rd/hptb/hfetag/ for more information on the meeting and available SubTAGs.

General topics of interest:

  • Methods/technologies applicable to quantitative assessment of individual differences to improve screening/prediction.
  • Performance based standards for screening applicants to technical training and transition programs.
  • Definition of performance criteria and methodologies for assessing performance in training and operational settings.
  • Issues arising from policy considerations of manpower, equal opportunity, and needs of the services.
  • Prediction of performance in training and operation of complex systems.

Although the TAG is largely composed of technical representatives from federal entities (DoD, NASA, FAA, DHS), we welcome contributions from other government and private representatives. The HFE TAG encourages representatives from private industry and academia to submit, extending special invites to those accepted.

Important Conference Dates:


Abstract Submissions Due

25-Mar-2019

Submitted to SubTAG Chairs

Notification of Acceptance

1-Apr-2019

Due to submitters

Final Presentations Due

8-Apr-2019

Due to SubTAG Chairs

To submit an abstract, download and fill out the Call for Abstracts form (https://www.acq.osd.mil/rd/hptb/hfetag/docs/TAG_73_Abstract_Submission_Form.pdf) and email completed forms to thomas.j.alicia.civ@mail.mil and to the SubTAG chairs/co-chairs listed on the form by 25-March.

Posted: February 20, 2019


Call for Unpublished Manuscripts, Theses, and Dissertations Measuring Support in the Workplace

Dear Colleagues,

My coauthors and I are conducting a meta-analysis on the various forms of support in the workplace. We have completed a review of the published literature and now hope to supplement these published studies with unpublished studies (e.g., working papers, papers accepted for publication, theses, and dissertations). 

If you can share your unpublished quantitative studies that contains at least one of the following types of support:

Perceived Organizational Support
Perceived Supervisor Support
Coworker Support
Subordinate/Follower Support
Social Support
Emotional Support
Family Support
Instrumental Support
Spousal Support
Family Supportive Supervisory Behaviors (or related support constructs)
Family Supportive Organizational Perceptions (or related support constructs)

Please email Daroon Jalil (djali001@odu.edu) by February 28th, 2019.

Thank you for considering our request.

Best regards,
Daroon Jalil

Posted: February 14, 2019


Call for Papers: Special Issue of Human Resource Management Journal - The role of HRM in refugee workforce integration - Advancing theory and enhancing practice

Guest editors: Luciara Nardon (Carleton University, Canada), Betina Szkudlarek (University of Sydney Business School, Australia), Soo Min Toh (University of Toronto, Canada)

The number of refugees worldwide is increasing dramatically. A recent UNHCR report estimates that at the end of 2016 the world refugee population was over 22.5 million (UNHCR, 2017). While the refugee population can help developed countries reverse their negative demographic trends and bring economic and social benefit to host countries, research suggests that many refugees end up underemployed (Krahn et al., 2000) or dependent on public assistance (Hansen & Lofstrom, 2003), thus failing to fully integrate into the host society (Feeney, 2000).

The goal of this special issue is to encourage theoretical and empirical developments on human resource management of refugees. We aim to foster a dialogue between human resource management scholars and other fields of research to encourage and facilitate effective strategies for refugee integration in the workplace and in the society at large.

With this call we intend to meet a twofold aim of addressing a topical issue of increasingly global relevance on the one hand, and theoretically advance the field of HRM of international workers on the other. Our call invites submissions addressing these and other relevant topics advancing our understanding of the role of HRM in refugee workforce integration. We welcome submissions from various paradigmatic and methodological traditions and invite interdisciplinary work. We seek contributions from various disciplines, using multiple theoretical frameworks and methodologies. We invite both conceptual and empirical papers.

Full papers should be submitted between April 1 and April 30, 2019 at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/hrmj, indicating “The role of HRM in refugee workforce integration - Advancing theory and enhancing practice” as the Special Issue.

The Special Issue will be published in early 2021. Enquiries related to the focus of papers or other queries related to the call for papers should be directed to Luciara Nardon (LuciaraNardon@Cunet.Carleton.Ca), Betina Szkudlarek (betina.szkudlarek@sydney.edu.au), or Soo Min Toh (soomin.toh@utoronto.ca).

Enquiries related to the online submission process should be directed to: HRMJ.journal@wiley.com

Posted: January 29, 2019


Call for Submissions, Guidelines & Process, Review & Provocation Paper Section, Human Resource Management Journal

The editorial team of HRMJ would like to invite authors to submit proposals for the Journal’s Review & Provocation section. See this link for an overview of the papers published to date: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/17488583/homepage/provocation_papers.htm

Provocation Papers

For some years, we have published provocations as part of our ‘Provocation: HRM in the 21st Century’ series with the objective of stimulating debate in key areas of HRM. We began the provocation series as part of volume 21 and this was initially open to invited authors only. The series has since been opened up to author proposals, starting in 2017. Papers consider a key aspect or a specific contribution of research to HRM theory and practice. The rationale is either to challenge the conventional wisdom in the specific area, or to propose a new way forward for future research. Each of the articles is conceptual and relatively short, that is no more than 5,000 words. Notable examples include the Thompson (2011), Godard (2013) and Guest (2017) pieces.

Review Papers

The review section of the Journal has longer papers of up to 10,000 words. We do not seek to impose a single structure on our reviews. There could be several ways of contributing conceptually – a systematic review (which could link to policy or practice issues), a conceptual review proposing new research questions/propositions, or thought pieces which foreshadow new directions. Review paper submissions will be evaluated with respect to the following criteria:

  • Relevance: The proposed manuscript should fit with the HRMJ mission and appeal to the core audience.
  • Implications for new directions: The proposal should convey important implications for future HRM scholars.
  • Is the review constructive? The review should go beyond summarizing extant knowledge, critiquing what has been achieved to date, and making suggestions on how a field should move forward.

Submissions

We are inviting 2,000-word proposals from those interested in submitting a paper for a Provocation or Review paper. Proposals should be submitted between 1 April and 1 May 2019. The proposals will be evaluated by the editors and those invited to submit full papers will be subject to editorial review. Full papers should be submitted within 6 months of the invitation.

Proposals for both provocation and review papers should include the following as a minimum:

  • The proposed author(s) including affiliations and short biographies (150-200 words in addition to the proposal)
  • A statement of the core topic of the provocation/review and a provisional title
  • Identification of the body of theory or empirical research on which the provocation/review builds, including previous work published in HRMJ where appropriate
  • An indication of the anticipated theoretical contribution and practical importance of the provocation/review to intellectual debate within HRM
  • A statement demonstrating why the provocation/review is best placed in HRMJ

Proposals should be submitted to the HRMJ’s e-mail (HRMJ.journal@wiley.com). Please be sure to clearly indicate whether the proposal is a Review or Provocation; when submitting proposals please include in the email submission line either ‘HRMJ Provocation Proposal’ or ‘HRMJ Review Proposal’. Please note that proposals may not be submitted until April 1, 2019 and HRMJ will not be able to consider late submissions.

Enquiries related to the call should be directed to Martin Edwards Martin.R.Edwards@kcl.ac.uk

Posted: January 29, 2019


Call for Papers: Special Issue of Human Resource Management Journal

HR/People Analytics and Human Resource Management

Guest Editors: Martin Edwards (King’s College London, University of London), Andy Charlwood (University of Leeds), Nigel Guenole (Goldsmiths, University of London), Janet Marler (University at Albany, State University of New York)

We invite papers that can help showcase novel, interesting and informative HR/people analytic projects; projects that that help answer HR related business questions. These projects will tend to be utilizing and analyzing existing people related data, ideally be using new analytic techniques to help answer HR related business questions.

Example research include:

  • The application of machine learning to people related data
  • The use of analytic techniques to help validate or evaluate the introduction of new HR initiatives
  • Showing how combining different types and sources or data with an organization can help create new insights
  • Using new analytic techniques to explore the business outcomes of alternative policy choices
  • New and novel ways to analyze complex/rich stored qualitative information to help answer new HR related business questions
  • Using new ways to analyze people related data that has been collected over many longitudinal waves
  • New ways to use social network analyses on people related data within organizations
  • The application of novel methodologies or research designs that allow us to understand the full potential of people analytics

In summary, the papers published in this special issue will contribute to our understanding of how new people analytics projects can provide new insights for both theory and practice.

Full papers should be submitted between 1 – 31 December 2019 at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/hrmj, indicating “People Analytics Projects” as the Special Issue. Please note that papers may not be submitted until 1 December 2019 and HRMJ will not be able to consider late submissions. The Special Issue will be published in 2021.

Enquiries related to the call for papers should be directed to Martin Edwards (Martin.R.Edwards@kcl.ac.uk), Andy Charlwood (A.Charlwood@Leeds.ac.uk), Nigel Guenole (N.Guenole@gold.ac.uk) and Janet Marler (jmarler@albany.edu).

Enquiries related to the online submission process should be directed to: HRMJ.journal@wiley.com.

Posted: January 29, 2019


Call for Papers and Workshop Proposals

Perspectives on polarities: thinking below the surface

The ISPSO (International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations)

Institute and Symposium, June 24th to 30th 2019, New York City

We live in a world in which ways of thinking and acting, and our identifications with them, are more and more polarized. Possibilities for holding more than one point of view are challenged, encouraging splitting and conformity. Such polarities accentuate the isolation of individuals and accelerate distance between groups, and can result in rigid and intractable group purpose and association, making coexistence more difficult and impeding our ability to navigate in an increasingly connected and interdependent world.

Call for Papers:

We invite paper proposals that explore the polarities of today’s organizations and the society in which they are embedded, both on and below the surface. Possible relevant areas of interest may include a psychoanalytic view of: The value and feasibility of social safety nets; racial relations; government and governing; immigration and national identity; economic inequality; gender and sexual identity; health insurance; and leadership. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

Paper proposals should be about 500 words related to the theme of the conference. Each parallel presentation will be allotted approximately seventy-five (75) minutes in the program, to include a formal presentation and discussion with participants.

Proposals should be submitted by January 11, 2019.

You will be notified if your proposal is selected for the conference in March 2019.

All proposals should be sent to Ken Eisold at ken@keneisold.com

Members of the planning committee that will evaluate proposals include: Kenneth Eisold, Paper Selection Chair; Marc Maltz; Elizabeth Neustadt; Barbara Oezdemir; and Susanne Skoruppa

Call for Workshop Proposals:

The first three days of the ISPSO’s annual meeting are dedicated to professional development workshops that are designed to provide members and non-members an opportunity to learn and develop from other professionals. The workshops should appeal to any member and non-member, regardless of profession. These workshops should offer:

  • Knowledge, skills and/or practices in psychoanalytic understanding and/or application to organizations
  • Opportunities to think and learn about organizations in new ways
  • Other approaches to psychoanalytic organizational work.

We especially invite proposals that explore the conference theme on polarities of today’s organizations and the society in which they are embedded, both on and below the surface. Proposals may be about any aspect of psychoanalytic organizational work. Institute workshop proposals should be about 500 words and include workshop length and any technology or other special needs (flipcharts, screens, room arrangements, etc.). A workshop could be a half-day, full day or two-days and include presentations, experiential and case work, participant discussions, and personal development and application. Please specify in the proposal the level of experience and knowledge the workshop offers (beginner, intermediate, advanced, or all levels)

Online Submission Form for Institute Proposals (click here)

Proposals should be submitted by January 11, 2019.

You will be notified if your proposal is selected for the conference in March 2019. Enquiries can be directed to Mal O’Connor at moconnor@cfar.co

Members of the ISPSO Institute planning committee that will evaluate proposals include: Mal O’Connor, Chair; Katharina Mueller; Elizabeth Neustadt; Susanne Skoruppa; and Joanna Stuart

Please note that it is expected that authors of proposals that are accepted will complete the application for Continued Education (CE) credits. Details will be provided upon notification of acceptance. If you have any questions about CE credits or the application process, contact Jeff Axelbank at jeff@jeffreyaxelbankpsyd.com.

Posted: November 21, 2018, Revised November 27, 2018


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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