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    • National Industrialization Strategies and Firm Level IR/HR Practices: Case Studies in Malaysia and Philippines 

      Kuruvilla, Sarosh (1994-04-01)
      [Excerpt] Any economy is characterized by several different patterns of industrial relations (IR)and human resource (HR) practices at the level of the workplace. Often, the patterns of IR/HR practices of firms differ based ...
    • Negotiating Relationally: The Dynamics of the Relational Self In Negotiations 

      Gelfand, Michele J.; Major, Virginia Smith; Raver, Jana L.; Nishii, Lisa Hisae; O’Brien, Karen (2007-02-15)
      Although negotiation research is thriving, it has been criticized as having an arelational bias—emphasizing autonomy, competition, and rationality over interdependence, cooperation, and relationality. In this article, we ...
    • Nerd Harassment and Grade Inflation: Are College Admissions Policies Partly Responsible? 

      Bishop, John H. (1999-11-01)
      [Excerpt] In the eyes of American parents, college admissions officers control the single most important gate their children will ever pass through. Nearly all parents hope their child will go to college. Perceptions of ...
    • NET WORKING: Work Patterns and Workforce Policies for the New Media Industry 

      Batt, Rosemary; Christopherson, Susan; Rightor, Ned; Van Jaarsveld, Danielle (2000-11-01)
      This report, based on a study of a group of highly accomplished professionals in New York City, is one of the first to take up labor market issues in the new media industry. It describes the challenges faced by professionals ...
    • New Data for Answering Old Questions Regarding Employee Stock Options 

      Hallock, Kevin; Olson, Craig A. (2008-03-13)
      This paper is a description and summary of existing questions and sources of data on stock options with an emphasis on two issues; what are the issues surrounding stock options in the national accounts and what value do ...
    • New Directions in Compensation Research: Synergies, Risk, and Survival 

      Gerhart, Barry A.; Trevor, Charlie O.; Graham, Mary E. (1995-07-01)
      We describe and use two theoretical frameworks, the resource-based view of the firm and institutional theory, as lenses for examining three promising areas of compensation research. First, we examine the nature of the ...
    • Next Generation SHRM Research: From Covariation to Causation 

      Wright, Patrick M. (2003-01-16)
      [Excerpt] In response to the longstanding and repeated criticisms that HR does not add value to organizations, the past 10 years has seen a burgeoning of research attempting to demonstrate that progressive HR practices ...
    • Non-Union Grievance Systems and Organizational Justice: The Relationships Among System Characteristics and Fairness Perceptions 

      Blancero, Donna (1992-11-23)
      [Excerpt] This study investigates fairness perceptions of non-union grievance systems by examining employee perceptions of distributive justice, procedural justice and interactional justice. A policy capturing methodology ...
    • Obesity and Discrimination Among U.S. Lawyers 

      Saporta, Itsik; Halpern, Jennifer J. (1994-06-01)
      A recent federal appeals court ruling barred employment bias against the obese. A reconsideration of claims of discrimination against overweight people is therefore in order. This paper examines the effect of being overweight ...
    • Occupational Competency as a Predictor of Labor Market Performance 

      Bishop, John H. (1988-12-12)
      [Excerpt] The paper examines the suitability of occupational competency measurement as a device for enhancing the accountability of vocational education programs. In order for occupational competency tests to be used as ...
    • Occupational Training in High School: When Does it Pay Off? 

      Bishop, John H. (1988-08-24)
      [Excerpt] About half of all youth either do not complete high school or end their formal education with the high school diploma. Even higher proportions of minority, disadvantaged and handicapped youth do not enter ...
    • On a Proper Meta-Analytic Model for Correlations 

      Erez, Amir; Bloom, Matthew C.; Wells, Martin T. (1995-06-01)
      Combining statistical information across studies is a standard research tool in applied psychology. The most common approach in applied psychology is the fixed effects model. The fixed-effects approach assumes that individual ...
    • On Becoming a Strategic Partner: The Role of Human Resources in Gaining Competitive Advantage 

      Barney, Jay B.; Wright, Patrick M. (1997-04-01)
      Although managers cite human resources as a firm's most important asset, many organizational decisions do not reflect this belief. This paper uses the VRIO (value, rareness, imitability, and organization) framework to ...
    • On the Interface Between Operations and Human Resources Management 

      Boudreau, John W.; Hopp, Wallace; McClain, John O.; Thomas, L. Joseph (2002-09-22)
      Operations management (OM) and human resources management (HRM) have historically been very separate fields. In practice, operations managers and human resource managers interact primarily on administrative issues regarding ...
    • On the Nature and Importance of Cultural Tightness-Looseness 

      Gelfand, Michele J.; Nishii, Lisa Hisae; Raver, Jana L. (2006-01-01)
      Cross-cultural research is dominated by the use of values despite their mixed empirical support and their limited theoretical scope. This article expands the dominant paradigm in crosscultural research by developing a ...
    • On-The-Job Training of New Hires 

      Bishop, John H. (1989-01-12)
      This paper presents an analysis of a unique data set containing measures of the time devoted to training during the first three months on a job and the productivity consequences of that training. The major findings derived ...
    • One More Time: What is the Nature of the Earnings Gap? 

      Milkovich, George T. (1987-01-15)
      [Excerpt] Over the past decade different groups have had varying degrees of interest in pay equity and comparable worth. Those groups pursuing women's rights (e.g. NOW and 9 to 5) and some unions, most notably those in ...
    • Open Door Policies: Measuring Impact Using Attitude Surveys 

      Ruiz-Quintanilla, S. Antonio; Blancero, Donna (1995-07-01)
      This study examines employee perceptions of an Open Door Complaint System from both those who have filed claims and those who have not. Our sample includes over 4000 employees working in a Fortune 100 company. We examine ...
    • Options for Human Capital Acquisition 

      Bhattacharya, Mousumi; Wright, Patrick M. (2004-04-03)
      An 'options' view of human capital acquisition explains value creation through timedeferred, sequential, path-dependent investment choices and addresses gaps in the resourcebased theory explanation of the relationship ...
    • Organization-wide Broad-based Incentives: Rational Theory and Evidence 

      Marler, Janet H.; Milkovich, George T.; Yanadori, Yoshio (2002-09-04)
      Despite the widespread use of incentive pay, there is limited evidence about what factors influence its organization-wide, broad-based application. This study uses data from three sources and multiple levels, including a ...