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PSYR 8752 Psychology of Organizational Behavior: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYR 8752 Required Course Readings


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Allen, N. J. (2007). Organizational commitment. In S. G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 

Beehr, T. A. (2007). Emotional burnout. In S. G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Bernhard-Oettel, C., Cuyper, N. D., Berntson, E., & Isaksson, K. (2008). Well-being and organizational attitudes in alternative employment: The role of contract and job preferences. International Journal of Stress Management, 15(4), 345–363. 

Biron, C., & Karanika-Murray, M. (2013, August). Process evaluation for organizational stress and well-being interventions: Implications for theory, method, and practice. International Journal of Stress Management, 1–27.

Caldwell, C., Dixon, R., Floyd, L., Chaudoin, J., Post, J., & Cheokas, G. (2012). Transformative leadership: Achieving unparalleled excellence. Journal of Business Ethics, 109(2), 175–187.

Cascio, W. F., & Aguinis, H. (2008). Research in industrial and organizational psychology from 1963 to 2007: Changes, choices, and trends. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(5), 1062­–1081. 

Cellich, C. (2011). A review of 'Built to win: Creating a world-class negotiating organization.' Journal of International Consumer Marketing, 23(5), 380–381.

Coleman, P. T., Kugler, K., Mitchinson, A., Chung, C., & Musallam, N. (2010). The view from above and below: The effects of power and interdependence asymmetries on conflict dynamics and outcomes in organizations. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 3(4), 283–311.

Colquitt, J. A., Wesson, M. J., Porter, C. O. L. H., Conlon, D. E., & Ng, K. Y. (2001). Justice at the millennium: A meta-analytic review of 25 years of organizational justice research. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86(3), 425–445.

Cooper, S. E., Nieberding, A. O., & Wanek, R. A. (2013). Successfully restructuring an executive leadership team: A case study in change management. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 65(2), 164–175.

Darling, J., & Heller, V. (2012). Effective organizational consulting across cultural boundaries: A case focusing on leadership styles and team-building. Organization Development Journal, 30(4), 54–72.

Demerouti, E., Mostert, K., & Bakker, A. B. (2010). Burnout and work engagement: A thorough investigation of the independency of both constructs. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 15(3), 209–­222.

Denison, D. R. (1996). What is the difference between organizational culture and organizational climate? A native’s point of view on a decade of paradigm wars. Academy of Management Review, 21(3), 619–654.

Dickson, M. W., & Mitchelson, J. K. (2007). Organizational climate. In S. G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Eisenberger, R., Huntington, R., Hutchison, S., & Sowa, D. (1986). Perceived organizational support. Journal of Applied Psychology, 71(3), 500–507.

Grandey, A., Foo, S. C., Groth, M., & Goodwin, R. E. (2012). Free to be you and me: A climate of authenticity alleviates burnout from emotional labor. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 17(1), 1–14.

Hart, P. M., & Cooper, C. L. (2001). Occupational stress: Toward a more integrated framework. In N. Anderson, D. Ones, H. Sinangil, & C. Viswesvaran (Eds.). (2001), Handbook of industrial, work, and organizational psychology (Vol. 2, pp. 93–114). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Heavey, C., Halliday, S. V., Gilbert, D., & Murphy, E. (2011). Enhancing performance: Bringing trust, commitment and motivation together in organisations. Journal of General Management, 36(3), 1–18.

Hülsheger, U. R., Lang, J. W. B., & Maier, G. W. (2010). Emotional labor, strain, and performance: Testing reciprocal relationships in a longitudinal panel study. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 15(4), 505–521.

Katzell, R. A., & Austin, J. T. (1992). From then to now: The development of industrial-organizational psychology in the United States. Journal of Applied Psychology, 77(6), 803–835.

Khan, M. J., Aslam, N., & Riaz, M. N. (2012). Leadership styles as predictors of innovative work behavior. Pakistan Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 9(2), 18–23.

Kidwell, R., & Valentine, S. (2009). Positive group context, work attitudes, and organizational misbehavior: The case of withholding job effort.  Journal of Business Ethics, 86(1), 15–28. 

Kilburg, R. R., & Donohue, M. D. (2011). Toward a “grand unifying theory” of leadership. Implications for consulting psychology. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 63(1), 6–25.

Kudonoo, E., Schroeder, K., & Boysen-Rotelli, S. (2012). An Olympic transformation: Creating an organizational culture that promotes healthy conflict. Organization Development Journal, 30(2), 51–66.

Lam, C. S., Wiley, A. H., Siu, A., & Emmett, J. (2010). Assessing readiness to work from a stages of change perspective: Implications for return to work. Work: Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, 37(3), 321–329.

Landy, F. J. (1997). Early influences on the development of industrial and organizational psychology. Journal of Applied Psychology, 82(4), 467–477.

Le, H., Oh, I.-S., Robbins, S. B., Ilies, R., Holland, E., & Westrick, P. (2011). Too much of a good thing: Curvilinear relationships between personality traits and job performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(1), 113–133.

Leary, T. G., Green, R., Denson, K., Schoenfeld, G., Henley, T., & Langford, H. (2013). The relationship among dysfunctional leadership dispositions, employee engagement, job satisfaction, and burnout. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 16(2), 112–130.

Lefkowitz, J. (2010). Industrial-organizational psychology's recurring identity crises: It's a values issue! Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 3(3), 293–299.

Mahal, P. K. (2009). Organizational culture and organizational climate as a determinant of motivation. IUP Journal of Management Research, 8(10), 38–51.

McAtavey, J., & Nikolovska, I. (2010). Team collectivist culture: A remedy for creating team effectiveness. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 21(3), 307–316. 

Mesmer-Magnus, J. R., & DeChurch, L. A. (2009). Information sharing and team performance: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(2), 535–546. 

Metcalf, L., & Benn, S. (2013). Leadership for sustainability: An evolution of leadership ability. Journal of Business Ethics, 112(3), 369–384.

Mukherjee, K. (2010). Exploring the mediating effect of perceived organizational support between organizational justice dimensions and affective commitment. Globsyn Management Journal, 4(1/2), 9–22.

Oreg, S., & Sverdlik, N. (2011). Ambivalence toward imposed change: The conflict between dispositional resistance to change and the orientation toward the change agent. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(2), 337–349. 

Ostroff, C., Kinicki, A. J., & Muhammad, R. S. (2013). Organizational culture and climate. In I. Weiner, W. C. Borman, & D. R. Ilgen (Eds.), Handbook of psychology (Vol. 12, pp. 643–676). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Piccolo, R. F., Greenbaum, R., den Hartog, D. N., & Folger, R. (2010). The relationship between ethical leadership and core job characteristics. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31(2/3), 259–278.

Prochaska, J. O. (2000). With science and service we can survive and thrive. In S. Soldz, & L. McCullough (Eds.), Reconciling empirical knowledge and clinical experience: The art and science of psychotherapy (pp. 241–252). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Prottas, D. (2013). Relationships among employee perception of their manager’s behavioral integrity, moral distress, and employee attitudes and well-being. Journal of Business Ethics 113(1), 51–60.

Seo, M.-G., Taylor, M. S., Hill, N. S., Zhang, X., Tesluk, P. E., & Lorinkova, N. M. (2012). The role of affect and leadership during organizational change. Personnel Psychology, 65(1), 121–165.

Shin, J., Taylor, M. S., & Seo, M.-G. (2012). Resources for change: The relationships of organizational inducements and psychological resilience to employees' attitudes and behaviors toward organizational change. Academy of Management Journal, 55(3), 727–748.

Skarlicki, D. P., & Rupp, D. E. (2010). Dual processing and organizational justice: The role of rational versus experiential processing in third-party reactions to workplace mistreatment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(5), 944–952.

Smith, M. B., Koppes Bryan, L., & Vodanovich, S. J. (2012). The counter-intuitive effects of flow on positive leadership and employee attitudes: Incorporating positive psychology into the management of organizations. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 15(3), 174–198.

Somers, M. (2009). The sounds of silence: A perspective on applied research on organizational justice. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2(2), 215–216.

Sonnentag, S., & Frese, M. (2013). Stress in organizations. In I. Weiner, W. C. Borman, & D. R. Ilgen (Eds.), Handbook of psychology (Vol. 12, pp.560–592) Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Spector, P. E. (2008). Introduction: Conflict in organizations. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29(1), 3–4.

Standifer, R. L., & Wall, J. A., Jr. (2010). Conflict in business-to-business e-commerce (B2B): A study of B2B relational structure and perceptions of conflict, power, and relationship success. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 3(3), 205–231.

Syrek, C. J., Apostel, E., & Antoni, C. H. (2013). Stress in highly demanding IT jobs: Transformational leadership moderates the impact of time pressure on exhaustion and work–life balance. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18(3), 252–261.

Tjosvold, D., Wong, A. S. H., & Wan, P. M. K. (2010). Conflict management for justice, innovation, and strategic advantage in organizational relationships. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40(3), 636–665.

Turel, O., & Zhang, Y. (2010). Does virtual team composition matter? Trait and problem-solving configuration effects on team performance. Behaviour & Information Technology, 29(4), 363–375.

Van De Voordea, K., Van Veldhoven, M., & Paauwe, J. (2010). Time precedence in the relationship between organizational climate and organizational performance: A cross-lagged study at the business unit level. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21(10), 1712–1732.

Whitman, D. S., Caleo, S., Carpenter, N. C., Horner, M. T., & Bernerth, J. B. (2012). Fairness at the collective level: A meta-analytic examination of the consequences and boundary conditions of organizational justice climate. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97(4), 776–791.

Other Readings

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