Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes publishes fundamental research in organizational behavior, organizational psychology, and human cognition, judgment, and decision-making. The journal features articles that present original empirical research, theory development, literature reviews, and methodological advancements relevant to the substantive domains served by the journal. Topics covered by the journal include perception, cognition, judgment, attitudes, emotion, well-being, motivation, choice, and performance. We are interested in articles that investigate these topics as they pertain to individuals, dyads, groups, and other social collectives. For each topic, we place a premium on articles that make fundamental and substantial contributions to understanding psychological processes relevant to human attitudes, cognitions, and behavior in organizations.
As power grows, so does generosity
The saying "power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely" is so pervasive it's taken as fact.
Hunger drives unethical acts, but only in the quest for food
Ever been so hungry that you can't think of anything but finding food?
If you demonstrate that 'Black Lives Matter,' others will too
The "Black Lives Matter" hashtag evolved as a call for social change aimed at increasing the conversation about racial inequality. But what if social change was less dependent on talking and more dependent on nonverbal communication?
How "time is money" thinking can hurt the environment
Thinking "time is money" can be a barrier for people to act in environmentally friendly ways, even for tasks like recycling that take mere seconds, according to UBC research.
Job seekers with 'learning' attitude have more success
Many New Year's resolutions often involve finding a different career path. A new joint study by University of Missouri and Lehigh University researchers found that job seekers with attitudes focused on "learning" from the ...
Managers can boost creativity by 'empowering leadership' and earning employees' trust
Managers can promote creativity in employees by "empowering leadership" and earning employees' trust, according to a new study by Rice University and American University.
Acknowledging appearance reduces bias when beauties apply for masculine jobs
Past research shows physical beauty can be detrimental to women applying for masculine jobs. But belles can put the brakes on discrimination by acknowledging their looks during an interview, according to a new study led by ...
Enhanced communication key to successful teamwork in dynamic environments
From management consulting projects to research and development laboratories to hospital trauma centers, organizations of all types are increasingly creating teams whose members have diverse professional backgrounds. While ...
Nighttime smartphone use zaps workers' energy
Using a smartphone to cram in more work at night results in less work the next day, indicates new research co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar.
Recession's after-effects could lead to cheating and workplace theft suggests new study
We like to think we'd stick to our ethical principles no matter what. But when people feel financially deprived—as many did from losses suffered thanks to the last market and banking meltdown—they are more likely to relax ...