Organizational Frontiers Series Committee Goals 2007-2008

Submitted by Robert Pritchard, Chair
June 1, 2007

Goals  Status
1. Develop a single set of materials describing the Frontiers Series that could be sent to prospective volume editors.  These materials will include the goals of the series, its history, the process from initial proposal to final printed volume, and give examples of how to develop proposals.  Completed.
2. Continue the development of ongoing Frontiers volumes. Ongoing, see below.
3. Develop new Frontiers volumes. Ongoing, see below.
 4. Continue the practice of emailing  announcements of new Frontiers volumes to SIOP members, as approved by the Executive Committee.  Done for recently published volumes.

1. Recently Published:
The Psychological And Organizational Bases Of Discrimination At Work, edited by Robert L. Dipboye & Adrienne Colella, 2005
Situational Judgment Tests:  Theory, Measurement, and Application
Jeff A. Weekley & Robert E. Ployhart, 2006
The Psychology Of Entrepreneurship edited by J. Robert Baum, Michael Frese, &  Robert A. Baron, 2007

2.  In press at Erlbaum:
Perspectives On Person-Organization Fit edited by Cheri Ostroff & Timothy Judge, 2007
The Psychology of Conflict and Conflict Management in Organizations edited by Carsten K.W. De Dreu and Michele J. Gelfand, 2007

3.  Volumes Under Contract
Learning, Training, and Development in Organizations, edited by Steve W. J. Kozlowski and Eduardo Salas

Work Motivation, edited by Ruth Kanfer, Gilad Chen, and Robert Pritchard

Team Effectiveness in Complex Organizations and Systems:  Cross-disciplinary perspectives, edited by Eduardo Salas, Jay Goodwin, & C. Shawn Burke

Commitment in Organizations: Accumulated Wisdom and New Directions
Howard J. Klein, Thomas E. Becker, and John P. Meyer, Editors
Adverse Impact, James L. Outtz, Editor

4.  Approved by Board, Contract in Process

5.  Under Review by Board
Errors in Organizations, Hofmann and Frese

Managerial Behavior and Employee Health: Sickness and Wellness, Jerald Greenberg and Aino Salimäki, Editors

Approximately every 5 years, the Frontiers Board meets to develop ideas for new volumes.  Such a meeting was held this year.  A number of ideas were approved as possible Frontiers volumes.  Members of the Board are currently working to identify editors for these volumes.



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