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    • Is a Skills Shortage Coming? A Review of BLS Occupational Projections to 2005 

      Bishop, John H. (1992-02-18)
      The Bureau of Labor Statistics projections of occupational employment growth have consistently underpredicted the growth of skilled occupations. BLS currently projects that professional, technical and managerial jobs will ...
    • Is An Oversupply of College Graduates Coming? 

      Bishop, John H. (1997-02-01)
      [Excerpt] Demand for college graduates workers was strong during the 1980s (Blackburn, Bloom and Freeman 1989; Katz and Murphy 1990; Kosters 1989; Freeman 1991). The relative wage of college graduate workers rose and ...
    • Is it Wise to Try to Force Employers to Pay All the Costs of Training at the Workplace? 

      Bishop, John H. (1995-08-01)
      [Excerpt] This article explores the effects that these regulations have on: (a) the form of labor contracts and on training outcomes such as: (b) who pays for work place training of non-exempt employees, (c) whether ...
    • Is It Worth It To Win The Talent War? Evaluating the Utility of Performance-Based Pay 

      Sturman, Michael C.; Trevor, Charlie O.; Boudreau, John W.; Gerhart, Barry A. (2003-10-21)
      While the business press suggests that “winning the talent war,” the attraction and retention of key talent, is increasingly pivotal to organization success, executives often report that their organizations do not fare ...
    • Is it Worth it to Win the Talent War? Using Turnover Research to Evaluate the Utility of Performance-Based Pay 

      Boudreau, John W.; Sturman, Michael C.; Trevor, Charlie O.; Gerhart, Barry A. (1999-03-01)
      Evidence from executive surveys and the business press suggests that while “winning the talent war,” the attraction and retention of key talent, is increasingly pivotal to organization success, it is an area of poor perceived ...
    • Is Standards-Based Reform Working? … and For Whom? 

      Bishop, John H.; Mane, Ferran; Bishop, Michael (2001-06-01)
      [Excerpt] Three presidents, the National Governors Association, numerous blue ribbon panels and national teachers unions have called for states to develop content standards for core subjects, examinations assessing student ...
    • Is the Test Score Decline Responsible for the Productivity Growth Decline? 

      Bishop, John H. (1987-12-16)
      The paper presents evidence that the recent test score decline is signaling a significant deterioration in the quality of entering cohorts of workers. The test score decline which began around 1967 was roughly equal to the ...
    • Is There a New HRM? Contemporary Evidence and Future Directions 

      Dyer, Lee; Kochan, Thomas A. (1994-09-22)
      [Excerpt] Is there a new human resource management? Yo. That is, yes and no. A new perspective -- strategic human resource management -- emerged during the 80s to take its place alongside the more traditional operational ...
    • Is Welfare Reform Succeeding? 

      Bishop, John H. (1998-06-02)
      Welfare Reform and the Earned Income Tax Credit have apparently caused a dramatic increase in the labor force participation rates of single parents. Between the first quarters of 1994 and 1998, labor force participation ...
    • Is Your Company Only as Good as its Reputation? Looking at your Brand Through the Eyes of Job Seekers 

      Kanar, Adam; Collins, Christopher J.; Bell, Bradford S. (2016-12-01)
      Key Findings The researchers found evidence that the repetition of messages over time has a cumulative positive effect, suggesting that providing multiple messages to job seekers is better than a single message. Also, ...
    • Issues in Managerial Compensation Research 

      Bloom, Matthew C.; Milkovich, George T. (1995-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Compensation is at the core of any employment exchange (Milkovich & Newman, 1993; Simon, 1951). It is probably the most basic reason people agree to become employees and it serves as a defining characteristic of ...
    • It's Not What Was Said - But How It Was Said 

      Livingston, Beth; Schilpzand, Pauline; Erez, Amir (2014-08-01)
      Key Findings: Individuals chose a favorable outcome for a new company, new product, or new employee significantly less often after hearing advocating messages from nonnative accented speakers as opposed to from speakers ...
    • Job and Life Attitudes of Male Executives 

      Judge, Timothy A.; Boudreau, John W.; Bretz, Robert D. Jr. (1993-10-01)
      Despite executives' important positions in organizations, their attitute have not received much research attention. In an attempt to remedy this deficiency, the present study tested a hypothesized model of executive attitudes ...
    • Job Performance, Turnover and Wage Growth 

      Bishop, John H. (1988-01-21)
      The paper tests and finds strong support for the hypothesis that in the nonunion sector of the economy, turnover is negatively selective on a worker's job performance. At establishments with about 17 employees, a worker ...
    • Job Satisfaction and Subjective Well-Being As Determinants of Job Adaptation 

      Judge, Timothy A.; Hulin, Charles (1991-11-12)
      An important controversy in the literature on employee withdrawal/adaptation concerns whether job satisfaction predicts behaviors that are manifestations of this construct. Although the area has not lacked for empirical ...
    • Job Satisfaction as a Reflection of Disposition: A Multiple Source Casual Analysis 

      Judge, Timothy A.; Hulin, Charles L. (1990-10-01)
      Dispositional sources of job satisfaction have been the subject of recent research in the organizational sciences. Problems in much of this research, which limit the conclusions one can draw from the results, are discussed. ...
    • Job Search Behavior of Employed Managers 

      Bretz, Robert D. Jr.; Boudreau, John W.; Judge, Timothy A. (1993-09-01)
      Job search typically has been thought of as an antecedent to voluntary turnover or job choice behavior. This study extends the existing literature by proposing a model of the job search process and examining the job search ...
    • Job Search Strategies and Labor Market Success 

      Smith, Catherine L.; Gerhart, Barry A. (1991-03-01)
      This study examines the relation between job search strategies and two measures of labor market success, starting salary and number of job offers received, in a sample of graduating MBAs. Controlling for applicant and ...
    • Judgment and Choice in Personnel Selection 

      Rudin, Joel; Boudreau, John W. (1989-11-01)
      [Excerpt] Imagine that you have set out to buy a used car. You examine eight cars before making your choice, test driving some of them and rejecting others at first glance (due for example to excessive rust). A researcher ...
    • Keeping Our Best: Econometric Analysis of Retention and Performance at Engineering Solutions 

      Fields, Gary S. (2002-07-01)
      This study analyzes the retention and performance of 100 engineers who started work at “Engineering Solutions” in 1996, of whom 65 were still with the firm in 2002. The retention analysis shows that the firm retained ...