Episode 012 - Counterproductive Work Behaviour : Can we assess them using personality traits?

In this episode, together with James Morley-Kirk, we discuss counterproductive work behaviour and look at whether personality traits can be used to identify this type of behaviour.

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Some of the research mentioned in this podcast are as follow:

  • Spector, P. E., & Fox, S. (2005). A stressor-emotion model of counterproductive work behavior. In S. Fox & P. E. Spector (Eds.), Counterproductive work behavior: Investigations of actors and targets (pp. 151–176). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

  • Jex, S. M., & Beehr, T. A. (1991). Emerging theoretical and methodological issues in the study of work-related stress. Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management, 9, 311–365.

  • Spector, P. E. (1998). A control theory of the job stress process. In C. L. Cooper (Ed.), Theories of Organizational Stress (pp. 153–169). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

  • Sackett, P. R. (2002). The structure of counterproductive work behaviors: Dimensionality and relationships with facets of job performance. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 10, 5–11. doi:10.1111/1468-2389.00189.

  • Hobfoll, S. E. (1989). Conservation of resources: A new attempt at conceptualizing stress. American Psychologist, 44, 513–524. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.44.3.513.

  • Halbesleben, J. R.,&Buckley, M. R. (2004). Burnout in organizational life. Journal of Management, 30, 859–879. doi:0.1016/j.jm.2004.06.004.

  • Hobfoll, S. E. (2001). The influence of culture, community, and the nested self in the stress process: Advancing conservation of resources theory. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 50, 337–421. doi:10.1111/1464-0597.00062.

  • Fox, S., & Spector, P. E. (2006). The many roles of control in a stressor-emotion theory of Counterproductive Work Behavior. In P. L. Perrewe & D. C. Ganster (Eds.), Research in occupational stress and well being (pp. 171–201). Greenwich, CT: JAI. doi:10.1016/S1479-3555(05)05005-5.

  • Krischer, M. M., Penney, L. M., & Hunter, E. M. (2010). Can counterproductive work behaviors be productive? CWB as emotion-focused coping. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 15, 154–166. doi:10.1037/a0018349.

  • Penney, L. M., & Spector, P. E. (2007). Emotions and counterproductive work behavior. In N. M. Ashkanasy & C. L. Cooper (Eds.) Research companion to emotion in organizations, (pp.183–196). Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Tunstall, M. M., Penney, L. M., Hunter, E. M., & Weinberger, E. (2006). A closer look at CWB: Emotions, targets, and outcomes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX.

Episode 012 - Counterproductive Work Behaviour : Can we assess them using personality traits?
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