Personnel Psychology

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Edited By: Bradford S. Bell

Impact Factor: 4.49

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 4/76 (Psychology Applied); 8/185 (Management)

Online ISSN: 1744-6570

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Ppsych in the News!

Brian Holtz's PPsych article "From First Impression to Fairness Perception: Investigating the Impact of Initial Trustworthiness Beliefs" has been picked up by several news outlets recently; Some Faces Just Get Away With Stuff in New York Magazine; Do you have a face that lets you get away with anything? Researchers find our features can influence how guilty people think we are from the Daily Mail; and A face that could get away with anything on the British Psychological Society blog

Covered by The New York Times
The One Question You Should Ask About Every New Job
Read the PPsych article here.

Uncertainty About Jobs Has a Ripple Effect

Personnel Psychology article The Best and the Rest: Revisiting the Norm of Normality of Individual Performance by Herman Aguinis and Ernest O'Boyle Jr. is in the news!

Covered by Forbes article The Myth Of The Bell Curve: Look For The Hyper-Performers

Covered by Government Executive article Why You Shouldn't Grade Employees' Performance on a Curve

Personnel Psychology article Star Performers In Twenty-First-Century Organizations by Herman Aguinis, Ernest O'Boyle Jr. is in the news!

Covered by Priceonomics article What's So Special About Star Engineers?

Covered by Fast Company article Are Star Performers The Only Employees Who Matter?

Call for Editor in Chief of PPsych

Wiley seeks applicants for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Personnel Psychology (PPsych) for an initial term of three years with the option of reappointment annually thereafter. The position of Editor-in-Chief will begin on January 1, 2017, following several weeks of informal transition with the outgoing Editor. Interested candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae, and 2-page letter describing their strategic vision for the journal and their qualifications for the position of Editor-in-Chief by March 31, 2016, to Shannon Canney ( Click here to see the full call, which includes the responsibilities of position and a timeline for appointment, among other details.

The Best of PPsych

2016 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research
The 2015 article “Deciding Between Work and Family: An Episodic Approach” has been selected as one of five finalists. Enjoy free access to the article, and look for the announcement of a winner at the Work and Family Researchers Network conference on June 24 in Washington, D.C.

The Best Reviewer Award for 2015:

A special congratulations to Russell E. Johnson (Michigan State University) and Mo Wang (University of Florida)

The Best Article Award for 2015:

Work-Family Conflict and Flexible Work Arrangements: Deconstructing Flexibility
Tammy D. Allen, Ryan C. Johnson, Kaitlin M. Kiburz, and Kristen M. Shockley

Also congratulate the finalists for the award:

Win-Win-Win: The Influence of Company-Sponsored Volunteerism Programs on Employees, NGOs, and Business Units
Paula Caligiuri, Ahsiya Mencin, and Kaifeng Jiang

A Meta-Analytic Investigation of the Within-Person Self-Efficacy Domain: Is Self-Efficacy a Product of Past Performance or a Driver of Future Performance?
Traci Sitzmann and Gillian Yeo

AOM 2015's Saroj Parasuraman Award
A special congratulations to Stephan A. Boehm (University of St. Gallen), Florian Kunze (University of Konstanz), and Heike Bruch (University of St. Gallen) for their latest award-win for their article "Spotlight on Age-Diversity Climate: The Impact of Age-Inclusive HR Practices on Firm-Level Outcomes."

Last year, this same article won the prestigious Vontobel Award for Research on Aging.