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A new construct, entitled “job embeddedness,” is introduced. It includes individuals' (1) links to other people, teams, and groups, (2) perceptions of their fit with job, organization, and community,Expand
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Self-Efficacy: A Theoretical Analysis of Its Determinants and Malleability
The construct of self-efficacy has received increasing empirical attention in the organizational behavior literature. People who think they can perform well on a task do better than those who thinkExpand
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How to keep your best employees: Developing an effective retention policy
Executive Overview The competition to retain key employees is intense. Top-level executives and HR departments spend large amounts of time, effort, and money trying to figure out how to keep theirExpand
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A Contingency Model for the Selection of Decision Strategies
A model hypothesizes why decision makers choose different decision strategies in dealing with different decision problems. Given the motivation to choose the strategy which requires the leastExpand
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Motivation: New Directions for Theory, Research, and Practice
The current state of motivation theory is reviewed. Emphasis is placed on the internal, unobservable aspects of motivation and the distinction between motivation and behavior and performance. MajorExpand
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The interplay between theory and method
This special issue contains six papers that address a variety of practical research process questions. The papers explore how theory and method inevitably interact in particular organization andExpand
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Increasing human and social capital by applying job embeddedness theory
S easoned leaders know there is no single silver bullet, golden handcuff, or platinum program that will keep their best and brightest employees productively engaged for the long-term. Yet, it isExpand
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An Evaluation of the Validity of Correlational Research Conducted in Organizations
Much of the research conducted in organizational settings uses correlational techniques to infer associations among variables of interest. This paper reviews some of the problems with this type ofExpand
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Shocks as causes of turnover: What they are and how organizations can manage them
Voluntary employee turnover is expensive. Companies that successfully retain the best and brightest employees save money and protect their intellectual capital. Traditional approaches toExpand
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Event System Theory: An Event-Oriented Approach to the Organizational Sciences
Organizations are dynamic, hierarchically structured entities. Such dynamism is reflected in the emergence of significant events at every organizational level. Despite this fact, there has beenExpand
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