International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Editor(s): Gerard P. Hodgkinson, J. Kevin Ford
Print ISBN: 9780470680001
Online ISBN: 9780470745267
About the Author
Gerard P. Hodgkinson is Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Strategic Management and Director of the Centre for Organizational Strategy, Learning and Change (COSLAC) at the University of Leeds, UK. He earned his BA, MSc and PhD degrees at Wolverhampton Polytechnic and the Universities of Hull and Sheffield, respectively. He has (co-) authored three books and over 60 scholarly journal articles and chapters on topics of relevance to the field of industrial and organizational psychology. A Fellow of both the British Psychological Society and the British Academy of Management, and an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, his work centres on the analysis of cognitive processes in organizations and the psychology of strategic management. In recent years, his work on these topics has been taken forward through the award of a Fellowship of the Advanced Institute of Management (AIM) Research, the UK's research initiative on management funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). From 1999-2006, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Management and currently serves on the Editorial Boards of the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior and Organization Science. A practising chartered occupational psychologist, he has conducted numerous consultancy assignments for leading private and public sector organizations. Further information about Gerard and his work can be found at http://www.leeds.ac.uk/lubs/coslac/ and http://www.aimresearch.org.
J. Kevin Ford is a Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University. His major research interests involve improving training effectiveness through efforts to advance our understanding of training needs assessment, design, evaluation and transfer. Dr Ford also concentrates on understanding change dynamics in organizational development efforts and building continuous learning and improvement orientations within organizations. He has published over 50 articles and chapters and 4 books relevant to industrial and organizational psychology. Currently, he serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology and Human Performance. He is an active consultant with private industry and the public sector on training, leadership, and organizational change issues.
Kevin is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He received his BS in psychology from the University of Maryland and his MA and PhD in psychology from The Ohio State University. Further information about Kevin and his research and consulting activities can be found at http://www.io.psy.msu.edu/jkf.