Resources

Organizational Culture

A restroom sign with the words " all gender ".
Hiring Best Practices
by Deborah Bell

Attitudes towards Diversity in the Workplace

A large body of research has shown that personality is a powerful predictor of pretty much any outcome that should be of great interest and value to an organization.  A partial list of such outcomes: job performance organizational citizenship behavior  counterproductive work behavior turnover employee engagement job satisfaction burnout  creativity  leadership effectiveness    A recent […]

Read More
Onboarding
by Deborah Bell

Workplace Ostracism

Workplace Ostracism is defined as the extent to which an individual perceives that they are ignored or excluded by others at work, and/or when others fail to take actions to engage them when it is socially appropriate to do so. Source The below graphic shows some of the results from a 2020 meta-analysis that studied the antecedents and […]

Read More
Organizational Culture
by Deborah Bell

Psychologically Healthy Workplaces

A Psychologically Healthy Workplace has been defined as: Workplaces where resources at the individual, team, leader, and organizational levels are promoted to ensure employee well-being and performance (Day & Neilson, 2017).   Research shows that there are 4 types of resources that contribute to a psychologically healthy work setting. We reviewed the scientific research on the […]

Read More
Onboarding
by Deborah Bell

Thriving at Work

Thriving at Work is defined as a positive psychological state in which employees experience both a sense of vitality (i.e., feeling energetic and alive at work) and learning (i.e., feeling that they are acquiring and applying valuable knowledge and skills at work). Source Every organization wants their employees to feel this way, but figuring out how […]

Read More
Leadership Development
by Deborah Bell

How to Build Change-Ready Teams

Everything that has a big impact on our lives – whether good or bad – emerges from ambiguity. It is the ambiguity, along with the accompanying unpredictability and lack of control, that triggers an emotional response when many organization’s announce that a change is coming – not the change itself. Individual Differences in Response to […]

Read More
Organizational Culture
by Deborah Bell

Building Organizational Culture with OCBs

What are OCBs? Organizational Citizenship Behaviors (OCBs) are discretionary behaviors that team members display that contribute positively to the performance and culture of an organization.  They can be directed: Whatever form the OCB takes, it is important to note that what they all have in common is being discretionary; they are not what the person […]

Read More