Personnel Psychology

Cover image for Vol. 68 Issue 3

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


Aims and Scope

Personnel Psychology publishes psychological research centered around people at work. Articles span the full range of human resource management and organizational behavior topics, including job analysis, selection and recruiting, training and development, performance appraisal and feedback, compensation and rewards, careers, strategic human resource management, work design, global and cross-cultural issues, organizational climate, work attitudes and behaviors, motivation, teams, and leadership. Research conducted at multiple levels of analysis, including individual, team, and organizational levels, are welcome. Published articles include original empirical research, theory development, meta-analytic reviews, and narrative literature reviews.


personnel, psychology, human resources, labor, job, work, recruitment, employee, employer, organizational, industrial, applied, management, business

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • ABI/INFORM Database (ProQuest)
  • Business ASAP (GALE Cengage)
  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • Emerald Management Reviews (Emerald)
  • Expanded Academic ASAP (GALE Cengage)
  • Human Resource Abstracts (EBSCO Publishing)
  • InfoTrac (GALE Cengage)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition (HW Wilson)
  • ProQuest Central (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals (ProQuest)
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO Publishing)
  • PsycINFO/Psychological Abstracts (APA)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)