Perspectives on Organizational Fit

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Launched in 1983 to make scientific contributions to the field, this series has attempted to publish books in cutting-edge theory, research, and theory-driven practice in Industrial and Organizational psychology and related disciplines. Perspectives on Organizational Fit concerns how employees consider their work lives, how well they fit their jobs, the work setting, other people, and what is important and valued in their organizations. The contributors-the most active contributors to this area and some of the ...
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Launched in 1983 to make scientific contributions to the field, this series has attempted to publish books in cutting-edge theory, research, and theory-driven practice in Industrial and Organizational psychology and related disciplines. Perspectives on Organizational Fit concerns how employees consider their work lives, how well they fit their jobs, the work setting, other people, and what is important and valued in their organizations. The contributors-the most active contributors to this area and some of the best minds in industrial-organizational psychology-address how fit theory is used within selection, recruitment, diversity, leadership, teams and HR decisions. It also explores the integration of different fit perspectives, and clarifies the methodological and statistical issues that have sometimes hindred fit research. The burgeoning interest in fit issues makes this book especially timely. It is comprised of three parts that cover: New directions in fit processes, that encompass both micro and macro levels of analysis, Methodological and statistical issues that pertain to conducting fit research, Conclusions and reflections about the continuing challenges of future research and theory on fit. This book is appropriate for researchers, students and professionals in the areas of human resource management, industrial and organizational psychology, and organizational behavior.
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Series Foreword     xi
Preface     xiii
Contributors     xviii
Extending Fit Theory
Multiple Perspectives of Fit in Organizations Across Levels of Analysis   Cheri Ostroff   Mathis Schulte     3
Regulatory Fit: Its Nature and Consequences   E. Tory Higgins   Antonio L. Freitas     71
The Dynamics of Newcomer Adjustment: Dispositions, Context, Interactions and Fit   John D. Kammeyer-Mueller     99
Issues of Person-Organization Fit   Amy L. Kristof-Brown   Karen J. Jansen     123
How Selection and Recruitment Practices Develop the Beliefs Used to Assess Fit   Daniel M. Cable   Kang Yang Trevor Yu     155
A Process Model of Leader-Follower Fit   Leanne E. Atwater   Shelley Dionne     183
The Relationship Between Person-Environment Fit and Outcomes: An Integrative Theoretical Framework   Jeffrey R. Edwards   Abbie J. Shipp     209
The Search for Internal and External Fit in Teams   D. Scott DeRue   John. R. Hollenbeck     259
Survival of the Fittest or the Least Fit? When Psychology Meets Ecology in Organizational Demography   Aimee Ellis   Anne S. Tsui     287
Horizontal and Vertical Fit in Human ResourceSystems   Barry Gerhart     317
Linking Theory and Analysis
Methodological and Analytical Techniques in Fit Research     351
General Methodological and Design Issues   Cheri Ostroff     352
Profile Comparison Methods for Assessing Person-Situation Fit   David F. Caldwell   Jennifer A. Chatman   Charles A. O'Reilly     356
Polynomial Regression and Response Surface Methodology   Jeffrey R. Edwards     361
Heterogeneity as Misfit   David A. Harrison   Hock-Peng Sin     372
Cluster Analysis   Michael D. Mumford   Jasmine Espejo     377
Pitching Fits in Applied Psychological Research: Making Fit Methods Fit Theory   David A. Harrison     389
Commentary and Reflections
The Future of Person-Organization Fit Research: Comments, Observations, and a Few Suggestions   Timothy A. Judge     417
Author Index     447
Subject Index     467
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