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Relational Energy: Energizing the Workforce

Relational Energy: Energizing the Workforce

Who conducted the study? The study was conducted by Bradley P Owens of Brigham Young University, Wayne E. Baker of the University of Michigan, Dana McDaniel Sumpter of California State University, Long beach, and Kim S. Cameron of the University of Michigan. What was the aim of the study? In the industrial and organizational field, the idea of energy at the workplace is one of great importance to organizations and other workplaces wherein human involvement is needed for the company…

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Job Crafting in Organizational Change: A Demands-Resources Perspective

Job Crafting in Organizational Change: A Demands-Resources Perspective

Job crafting in a rapidly changing global economy might be an important ingredient for organizational performance. Who conducted the study? Paraskevas Petrou – Assistant Professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Evangelia Demerouti – Assistant Professor at Utrecht University, and Wilmar B. Schaufeli – Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at Utrecht University and University of Leuven. The authors investigated the interaction between job crafting, job demands, and resources. Job crafting refers any time someone actively manipulates their job responsibilities weather it…

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Fostering Change-Oriented Behaviors

Fostering Change-Oriented Behaviors

Who conducted the study? Cheng-Chen Lin, Department of Business Administration, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology, Taiwan; Yueh-Tzu Kao, Department of Healthcare Administration, I-Shou University, Taiwan; Yuan-Ling Chen, Postgraduate Programs in Management, I-Shou University, Taiwan; and Szu-Chi Lu, Institute of Human Resource Management, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan What did they find? Terms to know before discussing the results of the study: Employee change-oriented behaviors: Active forms of behavior at work in which employees take charge of situations to…

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Hope and Optimism in the Face of Change

Hope and Optimism in the Face of Change

Who conducted the study? The authors of this study are Karoline Strauss, an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at ESSEC Business School, Karen Niven, an Associate Professor at Manchester Business School, Charlotte R. McClelland, a Senior Research Associate at Lancaster University, and Bernard K. T. Cheung, Leadership & Talent Consultant. What did they find? This article involved three studies. Study 1 found that hope was a predictor of later task adaptivity and changes within the job function. It was found…

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