Jennifer S. Tucker

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The authors tested a model of antecedents and outcomes of newcomer adjustment using 70 unique samples of newcomers with meta-analytic and path modeling techniques. Specifically, they proposed and tested a model in which adjustment (role clarity, self-efficacy, and social acceptance) mediated the effects of organizational socialization tactics and(More)
Talya N. Bauer* School of Business, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 Donald M. Truxillo Department of Psychology, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 Jennifer S. Tucker U.S. Army Research Institute, Ft. Benning, GA 31995-2086 Vaunne Weathers Department of Psychology, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 Marilena Bertolino(More)
The authors drew from prior research on organizational commitment and from configural organizational theory to propose a framework of affective and continuance commitment profiles. Using cluster analyses, the authors obtained evidence for 4 of these profiles in an energy industry sample (N=970) and a sample of 345 employed college students. The authors(More)
The training of the 72 Senior House Officers working in geriatric medicine in the Yorkshire Region was assessed by questionnaire. Most of the 67 respondents considered their training requirements in geriatric medicine had been fulfilled and experience had been gained in acutely-ill and long-stay elderly patients. However, there were deficiencies in the(More)
Cognitive Resource Theory (CRT) suggests that under high levels of stress, employees are more prone to committing indiscipline. As few studies have examined this relationship over time, the authors conducted a six-wave longitudinal study examining the relationship of soldiers' indiscipline with work demands and control. The study included archival data(More)
The U.S. Army typifies the stressful nature of many contemporary work settings, as soldiers face a climate of increasing work demands coupled with declining resources. The authors used social identity theory to propose hypotheses regarding contextual and cross-level effects of shared stressors on individual outcomes critical to the functioning of military(More)
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