International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2007, Volume 22
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Editor(s): Gerard P. Hodgkinson, J. Kevin Ford
Print ISBN: 9780470031988
Online ISBN: 9780470753378
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 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 authored or co-authored over 50 articles and chapters and two books on topics relevant to industrial and organizational psychology and in 2001 he was elected a Fellow of both the British Psychological Society and the British Academy of Management, in recognition of his pioneering contributing to the psychology of strategic management as an emergent field of study. In recent years this and related work on managerial and organizational cognition has been taken forward through the award of a Fellowship of Advanced Institute of Management Research ( AIM), the UK's research initiative on management funded by the Economic and Social research Council (ESRC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and will continue through the newly launched Centre for Organizational Strategy, Learning and Change at the University of Leeds. From 1999-22006 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 Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 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 the following addresses: (1) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/lubs/; (2)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 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 four 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 Ph.D. 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.