Academic journal article Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management

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Academic journal article Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management

From the Associate Editor

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The Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management (JBAM), the official journal of the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (IBAM) continue to seek relevance to academic and practitioners alike. While the organization is heavily associated with academics steeped in rigorous basic research, the contributors to the JBAM recognize the need for application. Each issue of JBAM promise the reader with new insights into the art of management rooted in sound research; this issue is no exception.

The first article in this issue is an empirical article that examines the relationship between abusive supervision and work behaviors. In the article entitle Perceptions of Ethical Leadership as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Abusive Supervision and Work Behaviors, K. Michele Kacmar, C. Justice Tillman, Kenneth J. Harris, and Marilyn V. Whitman, the authors find that ethical leadership does mediate the relationship between abusive supervision and task-focused organizational citizenship behavior.

In the second article, Volunteerism: Can it Provide Insights for Employee Selection?, Charlotte D. Sutton and Kimberly M. Johnson review the literature of social sciences and provide an empirical study that provides greater insights into volunteerism and employee selection. This article not only expands our understanding of selection but does so in an application-based way especially for employers looking for socially responsible behaviors. …

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