Prelims

Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management

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ISSN: 0742-7301

Publication date: 19 August 2021

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(2021), "Prelims", Buckley, M.R., Wheeler, A.R., Baur, J.E. and Halbesleben, J.R.B. (Ed.) Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management (Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, Vol. 39), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. i-xiv. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0742-730120210000039010

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RESEARCH IN PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

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RESEARCH IN PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Series Editors: M. Ronald Buckley, Anthony R. Wheeler, John E. Baur, and Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben

Earlier Volumes:

Volumes 1–10: Edited by Kendrith M. Rowland and Gerald R. Ferris
Volumes 11–20: Edited by Gerald R. Ferris
Supplement 1: International Human Resources Management – Edited by Albert Nedd
Supplement 2: International Human Resources Management – Edited by James B. Shaw and John E. Beck
Supplement 3: International Human Resources Management – Edited by James B. Shaw, Paul S. Kirkbridge, and Kendrith M. Rowland
Supplement 4: International Human Resources Management in the Twenty-First Century – Edited by Patrick M. Wright, Lee D. Dyer, John W. Boudreau, and George T. Milkovich
Volume 21: Edited by Joseph J. Martocchio and Gerald R. Ferris
Volume 22: Edited by Joseph J. Martocchio and Gerald R. Ferris
Volumes 23–27: Edited by Joseph J. Martocchio
Volume 28: Edited by Joseph J. Martocchio and Hui Liao
Volume 29: Edited by Hui Liao, Joseph J. Martocchio, and Aparna Joshi
Volume 30: Edited by Aparna Joshi, Hui Liao, and Joseph J. Martocchio
Volume 31: Edited by Joseph J. Martocchio, Aparna Joshi, and Hui Liao
Volumes 32–36: Edited by M. Ronald Buckley, Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben, and Anthony R. Wheeler
Volume 37: Edited by M. Ronald Buckley, Anthony R. Wheeler, John E. Baur, and Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben
Volume 38: Edited by M. Ronald Buckley, Anthony R. Wheeler, John E. Baur, and Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben

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RESEARCH IN PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT VOLUME 39

RESEARCH IN PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

EDITED BY

M. RONALD BUCKLEY

University of Oklahoma, USA

ANTHONY R. WHEELER

Widener University, USA

JOHN E. BAUR

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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JONATHON R. B. HALBESLEBEN

University of Alabama, USA

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Contents

About the Contributors vii
List of Contributors xiii
1: Human Resource Management and the Gig Economy: Challenges and Opportunities at the Intersection Between Organizational HR Decision-makers and Digital Labor Platforms
Kristine M. Kuhn, Jeroen Meijerink and Anne Keegan 1
2: Explained Pay Dispersion: A 20-year Review of Human Resource Management Research and Beyond
Jason D. Shaw and Xiang Zhou 47
3: “Going to Hell in a Handbasket?” Personnel Responses to Organizational Politics in Economically Challenged Environments
Diane A. Lawong, Gerald R. Ferris, Wayne A. Hochwarter and John N. Harris 71
4: Coming of Age in a Global Pandemic: HRM Perspectives on Generation Z’s Workforce Entry
Frances M. McKee-Ryan 99
5: Network Structures of Influence within Organizations and Implications for HRM
Kristin L. Cullen-Lester, Caitlin M. Porter, Hayley M. Trainer, Pol Solanelles and Dorothy R. Carter 129
6: Human Resource Management in Family Firms: Review, Integration, and Opportunities for Future Research
Laura E. Marler, James M. Vardaman and David G. Allen 175
7: HRM Challenges for Immigrant Employees: Status-Laden Transitions across Cultures and Workplace Social Environments
David A. Harrison, Teresa L. Harrison and Margaret A. Shaffer 203
8: Multidimensional (Mis)Fit: A Systemic View of the Refugee Employment Journey from an HRM Perspective
Vickie Coleman Gallagher, Lisa E. Baranik, Maria Hamdani, Sorin Valcea, Pakanat Kiratikosolrak and Anthony R. Wheeler 239
Index 289

About the Contributors

David G. Allen, PhD, is Luther Henderson University Chair in Management and Leadership at the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University; Distinguished Research Environment Professor at Warwick Business School; and the immediate past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Management. His teaching, research, and consulting cover a wide range of topics related to people and work, with a particular focus on the flow of human capital into and out of organizations. His award-winning research has been regularly published in the field’s top journals, and he is the author of three books on employee turnover.

Lisa E. Baranik is an Associate Professor of Management at the University of Albany, SUNY School of Business. Her research focuses on employee motivation, work relationships, workplace stressors, and vocational issues facing refugees. She has published in academic outlets including the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management Review, Psychological Bulletin, and the Journal of Management. She serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Vocational Behavior and Occupational Health Science.

Dorothy R. Carter (PhD Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016) is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Georgia and the Director of the UGA Leadership, Innovation, Networks, and Collaboration (LINC) Laboratory. Her research, which focuses on the factors that enable teams and larger collectives to tackle complex challenges, has appeared in top outlets, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, The Leadership Quarterly, and American Psychologist. Her current research program is supported by funding from the National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and the Army Research Institute.

Kristin L. Cullen-Lester (PhD Auburn University, 2011) is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Mississippi. Her research examines relational aspects of leadership, including the role of networks in leadership, complex collaboration, and strategic, large-scale change. This work is supported, in part, by funding from the National Science Foundation, published in top outlets, and recognized with the 2018 Best Paper of the Year Award from The Leadership Quarterly and the 2021 Early Career Contribution Award-Practice from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Gerald R. Ferris is the Marie Krafft Professor of Management, Professor of Psychology, and Professor of Sport Management at Florida State University. He received a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include social influence and effectiveness processes in organizations. He created and served as Editor of the annual research series, Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management from its inception in 1983 until 2003. He was the recipient of the Heneman Career Achievement Award (2001) and the Thomas A. Mahoney Mentoring Award (2010), both from the Human Resource Division of the Academy of Management.

Vickie Coleman Gallagher is a Professor at Cleveland State University, Monte Ahuja College of Business. Her research focuses on refugees and workforce issues, sustainability and HRM, political skill and social influence, person-organization fit, and workplace stressors (job tension, conflict, workplace politics, psychological contract violations, and abusive supervision). She has published in Journal of Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, among others. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Managerial Psychology, on the editorial review board for Group and Organizational Management, and Secretary for Southern Management Association.

Maria Hamdani is an Associate Professor of Management, College of Business, University of Akron. Her research focuses on employee wellbeing, conflict management and mistreatment, selection interviews, and employment issues for persons with autism spectrum disorder. She has published in various academic journals, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management Review, Personnel Review, Small Group Research, and Journal of Management Education. She is an AE for Journal of Management Education and American Journal of Business, serves on the editorial board of Asian Pacific Journal of Management and is a Board Member with United Disability Services, Akron, OH.

John N. Harris is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Parker College of Business at Georgia Southern University. He received his PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from Florida State University. His research mainly focuses on leadership, organizational politics, work relationships, and social effectiveness.

David A. Harrison is the Prothro Regents Chair of Business Administration at University of Texas, Austin. His research addresses organizational problems and solutions in the areas of (a) diversity and inclusion in organizations, (b) individual work role adjustment, (c) time, and (d) executive judgment and decision making. He has published papers in all of the major management and applied psychology journals, as well as multiple papers in the Research in Organizational Behavior and Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management series. He has served in various leadership roles in the Academy of Management, including the Board of Governors.

Teresa L. Harrison is an Associate Professor at the University of the Incarnate Word H-E-B School of Business and Administration in San Antonio, Texas. Her research focuses on diversity, electronic recruiting and selection, organizational culture, and the relations between individual cultural values and job choice preferences. Her work has been published in the Journal of Management, Human Resource Management Review, and Journal of Managerial Psychology, among others.

Wayne A. Hochwarter is the Moran Professor of Organizational Behavior at Florida State University and a Research Fellow at Australian Catholic University. He received a PhD from the Florida State University. His research interests lie in the areas of politics, leadership, and contextual influences on individual and organizational effectiveness.

Anne Keegan is a Full Professor of Human Resource Management (HRM) at University College Dublin, College of Business (Ireland). Her primary research interests are HRM in online labor platforms and project-based organizations. Her recent work draws mainly on paradox theory and institutional theory. She teaches on HRM and leadership programs and has received Visiting Professor appointments at Vienna University of Economics and Business, Amsterdam Business School, and Trinity College Dublin. She has contributed to scholarly handbooks including Oxford Handbook of Organizational Paradox, Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management, and the Elgar Introduction to Theories of Human Resources and Employment Relations. Her work is also published in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and International Journal of Project Management.

Pakanat Kiratikosolrak is a third-year doctoral student at Cleveland State University. She has two master’s degrees from Cleveland State University: an MBA in Finance and an MA in Economics. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the technology and renewable energy industry in Thailand (specialize in business development and mergers and acquisitions). In addition, she has been teaching organizational behavior at Cleveland State University, Monte Ahuja College of Business for three years. Her research interests include workplace stressors, employee motivation, and political skill.

Kristine M. Kuhn is an Associate Professor in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University. Her multidisciplinary research examines intersections between technology, human resource management, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, and public policy. Her recent research projects include online advice seeking by gig workers and by small business entrepreneurs, background check practices in hiring, remote working, and off-duty employee deviance revealed on social media. Her research has been published in journals such as Human Resource Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Academy of Management Perspectives, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, and Journal of Business Ethics.

Diane A. Lawong is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Department of Management, Information Systems, and Quantitative Methods, at the Collat School of Business, University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from Florida State University. Her research interests are focused primarily in the areas of social influence, perceived organizational politics, and job crafting.

Laura E. Marler is the Department Head of Management and Information Systems at Mississippi State University and the Jim and Pat Coggin Endowed Professor of Management. Her research which examines proactivity has been published in top management journals, such as the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and others. Her research also focuses on understanding the management of human talent in family firms. Her family firm research has been published in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Human Resource Management Review, and Family Business Review.

Frances M. McKee-Ryan is an Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno. She earned her PhD at Arizona State University. Her research focuses on how employees interact with their jobs and careers, including unemployment, underemployment, overqualification, and workforce entry. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Management, the Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior, among others.

Jeroen Meijerink, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management (HRM) at the University of Twente (The Netherlands). His research activities focus on HRM and value co-creation in platform-based organizations, including online labor platforms (e.g., Uber and Deliveroo), social media platforms (e.g., YouTube and Instagram), talent and crowdsourcing platforms (e.g., Open Opportunities), and shared service organizations. He has a special interest in the use of algorithms and artificial intelligence in human resource management. His research is multidisciplinary in nature, draws on the service-dominant logic and institutional theories, and has been published in peer-reviewed international outlets such as Human Resource Management, Journal of Business Research, Human Resource Management Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Personnel Review, European Journal of International Management, and The Services Industries Journal.

Caitlin M. Porter is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Memphis. Her program of research focuses on understanding how people develop and leverage professional relationships for career mobility and success. Her research has been published in quality outlets, such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Personnel Psychology.

Margaret A. Shaffer is the Michael F. Price Chair of International Business at the Price College of Business, The University of Oklahoma. Her research interests are in the areas of global mobility, expatriation, and work-life interplay. Her publications have appeared in the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of International Business Studies. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Global Mobility and serves on several editorial boards.

Jason D. Shaw is a Professor, the Shaw Foundation Chair in Business, and the Head of the Division of Leadership, Management, and Organizations in the Nanyang Business School at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research interests include financial incentives, turnover, employment relationships, and social networks. He received his PhD from the University of Arkansas. He was formerly the Editor-in-Chief of the Academy of Management Journal (2017–2019).

Pol Solanelles is a PhD student in the Department of Management at the University of Mississippi. His academic background in Sports Science from the University of Barcelona complements the BS in Communication and MBA degrees received at East Carolina University, where he investigated the underlying dynamics of interpersonal and inter-organizational communication. Currently, his meso-level approach to research focuses on the relational aspects of leadership, power dynamics, and alignment of strategic priorities across teams and organizational levels.

Hayley M. Trainer is a PhD candidate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Georgia. She received her BA in Psychology at Duke University and her MS in Social and Organizational Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research leverages social network approaches to study dynamic team membership and composition, scientific collaboration, and leader emergence in teams.

Sorin Valcea is an Associate Professor of Management at Cleveland State University. He researches in the areas of selection interviews, teamwork, citizenship behaviors, and leadership development. His work has been published in The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Personnel Review, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Small Group Research.

James M. Vardaman is a Professor of Management and Free Enterprise Chair of Excellence at the University of Memphis. His research on turnover and retention in organizations has been published in Organization Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Academy of Management Perspectives, Human Relations, Human Resource Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and other journals. He is an Associate Editor at Group and Organization Management, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, and Journal of Change Management. He is also a Contributor to the digital edition of Harvard Business Review.

Anthony R. Wheeler is the Dean of the School of Business Administration and Professor of Management at Widener University. His research focuses on employee turnover and retention, employee stress, burnout, engagement, and leadership. He has published in Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Research, Work & Stress, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Occupational and Health Psychology, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Business Logistics. He is a Co-editor of Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management and is on the editorial review board for Group and Organization Management.

Xiang Zhou is a PhD candidate at the Nanyang Business School at the Nanyang Technological University, studying organizational behavior and human resource management. Her dissertation focuses on antecedents on HRM practices and investigates why and how firms change their HRM practices. Her research interests include topics related to compensation, social network, and employee proactivity at work. Prior to beginning at Nanyang Business School, she has a background in human resource management from Renmin University of China.

List of Contributors

David G. Allen Texas Christian University, USA
Lisa E. Baranik University at Albany, USA
Dorothy R. Carter University of Georgia, USA
Kristin L. Cullen-Lester University of Mississippi, USA
Gerald R. Ferris Florida State University, USA
Vickie Coleman Gallagher Cleveland State University, USA
Maria Hamdani University of Akron, USA
John N. Harris Georgia Southern University, USA
David A. Harrison University of Texas, USA
Teresa L. Harrison University of the Incarnate Word, USA
Wayne A. Hochwarter Florida State University, USA
Anne Keegan University College Dublin, UK
Pakanat Kiratikosolrak Cleveland State University, USA
Kristine M. Kuhn Washington State University, USA
Diane A. Lawong Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Laura E. Marler Mississippi State University, USA
Frances M. McKee-Ryan University of Nevada, USA
Jeroen Meijerink University of Twente, The Netherlands
Caitlin M. Porter University of Memphis, USA
Margaret A. Shaffer The University of Oklahoma, USA
Jason D. Shaw Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Pol Solanelles University of Mississippi, USA
Hayley M. Trainer University of Georgia, USA
Sorin Valcea Cleveland State University, USA
James M. Vardaman University of Memphis, USA
Anthony R. Wheeler Widener University, USA
Xiang Zhou Nanyang Technological University, Singapore