School of Labor & Employment Relations
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The role of identity integration for the career commitment and managerial aspirations of first-time mothers: Examining antecedents, mechanisms, and moderators (2020-04-23)The influx of women into professional careers in the last four decades represents a move toward a more egalitarian society. However, the underrepresentation of women at senior management levels indicates the next frontier ...
Labor unions and shareholder activism: Union and firm characteristics in determining shareholder activism, resolution outcomes, and firm targets among labor union pension funds (2020-04-13)This dissertation examines the role of labor unions, via their pension funds, as shareholder activists in corporate America. For decades unions have struggled to regain their strength as representatives of the American ...
The effects of uncompensated-telework on work withdrawal and personal initiative via energy: the moderating role of fairness (2019-12-06)Research has given conflicting results regarding the relationship between the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for work-related tasks during non-work time and the outcomes for employees and ...
The effects of leader microbreaks on transformational leadership behavior and follower job satisfaction: LMX as a cross-level moderator (2019-04-01)Microbreaks have been receiving growing scholarly attention as an effective energy management strategy at work. As previous research has mostly examined microbreaks to show their within-person benefits for individuals’ ...
Person-Environment Misfit is not equal: Jobs Exceeding Individuals’ Interest Preferences are more satisfying than Jobs Failing to Meet Them (2018-04)Spanning more than a century of study, vocational interest researchers have held that individuals will experience greater job satisfaction when their interests match the characteristics of their work environment than when ...