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American Psychological Association Convention 2015 – Toronto, Canada

The 2015 APA Annual Convention will be located in Toronto, Canada, next August 6th through 9th, 2015 There are two opportunities to submit your research: Collaborative Programming and Traditional Programming.

The deadline for Collaborative Programming for the 2015 convention is quickly approaching (October 15, 2014). A 300-word general summary and a 300-word summary of each participant’s contribution are required for the submission. This programming type has a symposium format (e.g., 3 to 4 papers, opportunity for a discussant), and requires topics that cross divisions (Div 14 with Consulting, Health, Trauma, and/or International, etc… ). The presenters do not necessarily need to be from multiple divisions, but the topics need to represent interests of multiple divisions. The Collaborative Programming is organized around themes relevant to psychologists today. The themes that will be featured at the 2015 meeting:

  • Competencies at the Intersections of Diversities
  • The Promises and Pitfalls of Technology
  • Disparities in Health, Wellness, Justice, and Education
  • The Psychology of Work and Group Dynamics
  • Emerging Areas of Science, Practice and Education: Lifelong Learning for Psychologists
  • Violence, Bullying, Victimization, and Trauma
  • Embracing Interdisciplinarity: Reaching Out Beyond Psychology

The deadline for the Traditional Programming is December 1, 2014.Proposals for 50-minute symposia, posters, and papers in any area of I-O psychology are invited, especially those that address Division 14’s theme this year, “Replication and Discovery: How to use our science to uncover truths and solve real organizational problems.” For posters and papersa 250–500-word summary is required that includes statement of the problem, participants, procedure, results, and conclusions. Symposia require a 300-word general summary and a 300-word summary of each participant’s contribution.

Please find all the information at the APA website: http://www.apa.org/convention/proposals.aspx

If you have any questions, please contact Ann Huffman, Division 14 APA Program Chair (ann.huffman@nau.edu).

Posted: September 10, 2014

Call for Papers: Research in Organization Sciences

            This call is for a volume in the Research in Organizational Sciences series published by Information Age Publishing entitled Dough or D’oh!?: Practical Significance in Organizational Interventions (Daniel Svyantek and Kristin Cullen, Eds.).  Good evaluation efforts allow the utility of organizational interventions to be shown and informed actions taken. However, poor evaluation efforts can often lead to “d’oh” moments when managers, as Homer Simpson often does, realize that the interventions being used have not had the effect expected for some unforeseen reason.

Berger and Berry (1988) describe two sets of criteria used by producers and consumers.  Producers are those who create the basic research data of a field:  their expertise is related to the creation of new knowledge as well as a particular subject area.  Consumers are defined as context/subject matter experts who must take action based on the results of an evaluation in an applied setting. 

The goals of these two groups often seem incompatible. This leads to a perceived disconnect between research and the use of research in organizations.  This volume seeks tp provide ways to combine input from these two groups to provide organizations with the knowledge to make informed decisions about their own internal processes and the value of interventions that are being conducted.

Papers submitted to this volume may be methodological; empirical or conceptual. We particularly encourage collaborative articles written by those in academia and corporations on this topic.

Individuals may send a 1-2 page proposal to Daniel J. Svyantek (226-B Thach Hall, Auburn University,  Auburn, AL  36849-1234,  svyandj@auburn.edu) by mail or electronically by September 16, 2014. Authors with accepted proposals will be notified by October 15, 2014. If your proposal is selected, we will need your chapter by April 1, 2015. Individuals with questions about this volume may contact us at the email above.

Posted: June 26, 2014

Inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS)

12-14 March 2015 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Call for Submissions Open

Symposium Deadline: 17 September 2014
Poster Deadline: 30 September 2014

The Association for Psychological Science and the members of the Initiative for Integrative Psychological Science invite the international community of psychological scientists and related disciplines to a major new event: the International Convention of Psychological Science. ICPS attendees will hear the latest scientific findings across several broad themes, and through the unique pairing of symposia and methodological workshops, will learn valuable skills to further the body of knowledge in ways that are only possible through an integrative focus. ICPS speakers are among the world's most distinguished scientists and form an innovative,first-of-its-kind program in psychological science. The keynote speakers are Stanislas Dehaene, George Lakoff, and Terrie E. Moffitt.

ICPS welcomes research submissions from all branches of psychological science and related fields. In presenting your research at ICPS, you will be connecting with other scientists whose work will be complementary to your own, and you will find yourself being part of a combined endeavor that exemplifies integrative science. To learn more, visit www.icps-2015.org.

Posted: June 26, 2014




On behalf of the Society of Consulting Psychology, Division 13 of the APA, we invite you to submit your program proposal for EITHER or BOTH of two exciting conference that we will be hosting in one fabulous week in San Diego, California in FEBRUARY 2015.

The focus of both these conferences is EXCELLENCE IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE OF CONSULTING AND PSYCHOLOGY. Their respective themes are:

  1. International Congress on Coaching Psychology: "EXCELLENCE ACROSS BORDERS"
  2. Society of Consulting Psychology's Annual Mid-Winter Conference: "FIT TO CONSULT?"/ Strengthen - Stretch - Test"

Please distribute the attached CALL FOR PROPOSALS to all of your members. Deadlines for submission are:

  • Workshops - JUNE 20
  • Symposia and Breakouts - JULY 18

We look forward to receiving your proposals -- and to seeing you in San Diego next February!

Submit your proposal here: http://goo.gl/APQ53C

Posted: June 16, 2014

Seeking papers that assess follower personality and leadership ratings

I am conducting a meta-analysis examining the relationship between follower personality traits and ratings of leadership behaviors at the individual level of analysis (i.e., relationships between a given follower’s personality and their personal, or individual, ratings of a leader). I am interested in personality traits broadly construed, but particularly traits that fall within the Five Factor model (i.e., extraversion, agreeableness, openness, and emotional stability/neuroticism) and leadership behaviors broadly construed, but particularly transformational, transactional, contingent reward, management by exception, laissez-faire, abusive supervision, initiating structure, and consideration leadership behaviors. I am interested in both published and unpublished work and in research employing correlational or experimental designs.

If you have any papers to contribute, please email me Winny Shen, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of South Florida, at wshen@usf.edu by June 30, 2014. Thank you in advance for your assistance!

Posted: May 29, 2014

Call for papers for inaugural issue of Behavioral Science & Policy (BSP)

The Behavioral Science & Policy Association (BSPA) invites submissions for its inaugural issue of Behavioral Science & Policy (BSP), a new international peer-reviewed quarterly journal, co-published with Brookings Institution Press.

Behavioral Science & Policy features short, accessible articles describing actionable advice for policy makers and practitioners that is firmly grounded in the empirical scientific study of individual, group, and organizational behavior. Submissions will undergo a dual review process involving discipline-focused editors to assess scientific rigor and policy-focused editors to assess practicality. Articles recommended for publication will also receive feedback from professional writing editors to enhance their appeal to a broad audience of behavioral scientists, policy makers, practitioners, and educated lay readers. Published articles will be available online via open access until compiled into print editions. BSP articles are promoted by BSPA and Brookings via press releases, briefings, and other media channels. BSP is not limited to a particular point of view or political ideology.

Accepting Submissions 

Spotlight on Pre-K Education

In addition to regular articles, each issue of BSP will feature one or two Spotlight Topics that include a cluster of articles on a particular area of current interest. We are now accepting submissions for a Spotlight on Pre-K Education, featuring:

  • Studies on the effectiveness  of different kinds of Early Care and Education (ECE) interventions
  • Studies on the degree of benefits to be expected for different sorts of children and/or in different environments
  • Proposals for experiments to be conducted exploring the relative helpfulness of various ECE elements
  • Issues of scalability and funding 

To receive full consideration for the Behavioral Science & Policy Spotlight on Pre-K Education, please submit your article by July 15, 2014.

Article formats and submission guidelines are available at http://behavioralpolicy.org

Questions can be addressed to BSP Managing Editor, Kaye de Kruif at Kaye@BehavioralPolicy.org

Posted: May 22, 2014

Call for Papers -- Special Issue of the International Journal of Human Resource Management: People with disabilities in the workplace

Editors: Lisa Schur, Rutgers University; Adrienne Colella, Tulane University; Meera Adya, Syracuse University

The International Journal of Human Resource Management invites submissions for a Special Issue on employment of people with disabilities. Papers can address employment barriers and facilitators for people with disabilities, including but not limited to: public policies, corporate policies and practices, HRM policies, accommodation issues, and treatment by managers, supervisors and co-workers. Papers can also examine the causes and consequences of workplace experiences and outcomes for employees with disabilities, such as pay, training, promotions, participation in decisions, work–family balance, job satisfaction, organization commitment, organizational citizenship behaviors and voluntary and involuntary turnover. Both case studies and multi-employer studies, and within-country and cross-country studies, are welcome.

The deadline for submission of papers is 1 September 2014. Inquiries may be directed to the Special Issue editors: Lisa Schur (schur@work.rutgers.edu), Adrienne Colella (acolella@tulane.edu), and Meera Adya (madya@law.syr.edu)

Posted: April 29, 2013

Special Issue of Leadership Quarterly on Gender and Leadership

Alice Eagly, Northwestern Unversity
Madeline Heilman, New York University

Among researchers across many academic fields, attention to the effects of gender on leadership has escalated in the past twenty years.  Web of Knowledge thus reports that the topic identified by combining leader/leadership with gender yielded only 17 published articles in 1990 but 346 articles in 2012. The overriding question addressed by most authors remains why women are not better represented in leader roles. This question can be partitioned into many specific questions concerning, for example, the leadership styles and traits of female and male leaders and prejudicial reactions to female leaders. Researchers in many academic fields have contributed to these and many topics.

Consistent with Leadership Quarterly’s identity as “An International Journal of Political, Social and Behavioral Science,” the aim of the special issue is to take stock of what is known about gender and leadership across science fields. This forum is intended to give readers wide exposure to scholarship on gender and leadership. Therefore, in this special issue, we particularly welcome focused reviews of empirical research on particular topics within the broad area of gender and leadership. Sample topics include the following:

  • Does stereotype threat deter women from becoming leaders?
  • Are men more ambitious than women for leader roles?
  • Are potential women leaders targets of prejudice and discrimination?
  • Do women leaders experience backlash for their directive behaviors?
  • How do gender and race interact in influencing access to leader roles and reactions to leaders?
  • Do women generally follow different paths than men in attaining leader roles?
  • Do female leaders have different goals than male leaders?
  • What are the effects of establishing quotas for women in leadership roles?
  • Do women tend to advocate for different policies than men do when holding political office?
  • Have media representations of female leaders changed in recent decades?
  • Under what circumstances have women emerged as heads of state?  

Answering these or other questions will communicate research on gender and leadership, in its many traditions and fields of study, to a wide audience of interested readers. The deadline for submitting manuscripts though the Elsevier submission portal (http://ees.elsevier.com/leaqua/) is 31 March 2015. Submissions should have no more than 35 pages of text. Authors invited to revise their papers should expect to resubmit by 31 October 2015, with final submissions due approximately 1 December 2015. The special issue will be published in the summer of 2016.

Posted: April 17, 2014

Leadership Quarterly Special Issue Call for Proposals

Collective and Network Approaches to Leadership

Guest Editors: Kristin L. Cullen & Francis J. Yammarino

This special issue invites submissions that examine the formal and informal leadership of and underlying collectives, networks, and systems. Substantial progress in theory development regarding how collectives engage in leadership has occurred, with approaches emphasizing the importance of informal leadership, which can emerge or reside in systems and network connections among people with shared work. Greater testing and theory refinement is needed. Empirical articles employing rigorous quantitative or qualitative methods with a focus on collective leadership, leadership networks, or leaders understanding and use of networks and systems for collective leadership are welcome as submissions to this special issue as are exemplary theoretical, conceptual, narrative review and methodological papers. The relationship between networks and systems and individual leader's success is not the focus of the special issue. However, articles addressing leader's role in building collective leadership through the development of networks and systems as well as articles examining collective leadership and leadership networks and their development and consequences are welcome. Manuscripts that connect formal and collective leadership and studies that take a longitudinal perspective with a focus on collective leadership development are of particular interest.

Deadline for submission of manuscripts is February 1, 2015.

The corresponding author should register in the system and then submit the manuscript on behalf of all the authors of the manuscript. Please make sure that when submitting to the system, authors select the article type for the Special Issue on Collective and Network Approaches.

Dr. Kristin L. Cullen, Center for Creative Leadership: cullenk@ccl.org
Dr. Francis J. Yammarino, Binghamton University: fjyammo@binghamton.edu

Please see the full call: HERE.

Posted: April 17, 2014



July 30-31, 2014

The 5th International e-HRM conference will bring together international scholars and e-HRM business leaders and consultants to present findings from their research and practice and understand the e-HRM value proposition from multiple perspectives; strategically, operationally and academically.

We encourage both full papers and papers in development.

Extended abstracts, in English, should be submitted for review, with the understanding that a full paper will be produced for the actual conference. Extended abstracts should be 750-1,000 words and should contain:

  • Summary description of the theoretical framework and hypotheses (where applicable)
  • Research design and approach to data analysis (where applicable)
  • Key findings and theoretical and practical implications.

We also welcome proposals for panel discussions or symposiums. Proposals for panel discussions should be 4-5 pages and describe the key objectives of the discussion in addition to the planned speakers. More detailed conference information and submission guidelines are posted at www.ehrm2014.com

Papers accepted for the conference will be invited for submission to a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (CJAS), a multi-disciplinary business journal that is ISI-listed. For more information about the journal and manuscript requirements, see http://cjas-rcsa.ca. Full papers for submission to the special issue will be due September 30, 2014. Papers under consideration for the special issue will be peer-reviewed consistent with all manuscripts for the journal.

Conference Chairs and Special Issue Editors
Dr. Janet H Marler, School of Business, University at Albany-State University of New York
Dr. Sandra Fisher, Clarkson University

Important Dates
Deadline for all submissions: March 15, 2014
Acceptance/rejection notification: April 15, 2014
Final paper submission and registration deadline: May 30, 2014

Conference information and submission guidelines at www.ehrm2014.com

Posted: October 7, 2013

Wanted: Studies on Humor

Dejun Tony Kong, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies and Management at the University of Richmond is looking for empirical studies on humor. If you have unpublished data (working papers, work-in-progress, chapters, conference papers, dissertations/theses, etc.) or publications you would like to share, he would appreciate your emailing them to him at tkong@richmond.edu.

Website: http://news.richmond.edu/experts/tkong/

Posted: July 8, 2013


We are pleased to announce that Time-Sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) was renewed for another round of funding by NSF starting last Fall. TESS allows researchers to submit proposals for experiments to be conducted on a nationally-representative, probability-based Internet platform, and successful proposals are fielded at no cost to investigators.  More information about how TESS works and how to submit proposals is available at http://www.tessexperiments.org.

Additionally, we are pleased to announce the development of two new proposal mechanisms. TESS’s Short Studies Program (SSP) is accepting proposals for fielding very brief population-based survey experiments on a general population of at least 2000 adults. SSP recruits participants from within the U.S. using the same Internet-based platform as other TESS studies. More information about SSP and proposal requirements is available at http://www.tessexperiments.org/ssp.html.

TESS’s Special Competition for Young Investigators is accepting proposals from June 15th-September 15th. The competition is meant to enable younger scholars to field large-scale studies and is limited to graduate students and individuals who are no more than 3 years post-Ph.D. More information about the Special Competition and proposal requirements is available at http://www.tessexperiments.org/yic.html.

For the current grant, the principal investigators of TESS are Jeremy Freese and James Druckman of Northwestern University, who are assisted by a new team of over 65 Associate PIs and peer reviewers across the social sciences. More information about our APIs is available at http://www.tessexperiments.org/associatepi.html.

James Druckman and Jeremy FreesePrincipal Investigators, TESS

Posted 5/6/13

ReBEL (Review of Business and Economic Literature)

Potential authors are invited to submit their articles online via www.rebel-journal.org

Journal Description

The Review of Business and Economic Literature (ReBEL) is an internationally peer reviewed scholarly journal published quarterly. ReBEL’s articles seek to synthesize recent academic developments in business and economics that are relevant to both academics and professionals. ReBEL’s goal is to give its readers a clear insight into all academic developments related to business and economics. As such, ReBEL is an invaluable instrument for each academic, researcher or professional active in the vast range of areas in business and economics.

Literature topics that ReBEL’s editors consider as potential publication opportunities

For Economics:

Economic Growth and Development, Economics of Organizations and Industries, Econometrics, Economic Policy, Economic Theory, Environmental and Agricultural Economics, Financial Economics, Game Theory and Mathematical Methods, History of Economic Thought, International Economics and European Integration, Law & Economics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Economic Growth, Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Public Finance, R&D and Technology Policy, Regional and Social Policy, Labour economics, Population Economics, Political Economy, Development Economics, Managerial Economics, Financial Psychology, Economic Geography, Real Estate Economics, Energy Economics, Green Economics, Computational Economics, Behavioural Economics, Socioeconomics, …

For Business:

Financial Reporting, Auditing, Investment Decisions, Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Banking, Management Accounting and Control, Asset Pricing, Actuarial Science, Strategic Management, Health Services, Educational Management, Operations Management, Production Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Business Ethics, Organisational Theory, Total Quality Management, Project Management, Industrial Relations, Virtual Technology, Entrepreneurship, Organisational Behavior, Sustainable Business, Supply Chain Management, Political Business strategy, Innovation Management

View a PDF version of this Call for Papers

Posted: January 30, 2013