Organizational Behaviour

How companies can thrive when employees feel a calling

Published: 16Jan2019

Businesses with sights set on boosting their performance may want to take a closer look at the people they are hiring. According to research co-authored by Professor Patricia Hewlin, employees with...

What the business world can learn from jazz

Published: 14Dec2018

As leadership lessons from the world of jazz gain traction in business, Desautels Faculty Lecturer Jay Hewlin co-leads an experiential workshop at McGill to reveal the links between jazz and key...

Challenges of today’s labour pool

Published: 6Dec2018

The prevailing belief among employers is that it’s becoming more difficult to find and retain the top talent, especially among younger generations....

How do callings relate to job performance? The role of organizational commitment and ideological contract fulfillment

Published: 29Mar2018

Authors: Sung Soo Kim, Donghoon Shin, Heather C Vough, Patricia Faison Hewlin and Christian Vandenberghe Publication: Human Relations, Vol. 71, Issue 10, February 2018 Abstract:

Reframe your thinking, find greater satisfaction at work

Published: 2Oct2018

An article for Fast Company refers to the research co-authored by Professor Jean-Nicolas Reyt that describes how greater role integration is required at work where new technologies pervade and...

A top paper nomination for Professor Hewlin

Published: 28Sep2018

Professor Patricia Hewlin’s co-authored article entitled, “How do callings relate to job performance? The role of organizational commitment and ideological contract fulfillment,” was nominated by...

Matissa Hollister awarded 2018 SSHRC Insight Grant

Published: 23Jul2018

Congratulations to Matissa Hollister, Assistant Professor in Organizational Behaviour, awarded the 2018 SSHRC Insight Grant “Should I Stay or Should I Go – the Consequences of Job Mobility on...

Low Status Rejection: How Status Hierarchies Influence Negative Tie Formation

Published: 5Sep2018

Authors: Brian Rubineau, Yisook Lim and Michael Neblo Publication: Social Networks, Vol. 56, January 2019 Abstract:

Freedom of expression makes for happier workplaces

Published: 15Dec2017

According to new research conducted by Desautels Professor Patricia Hewlin, employees who conform to workplace values that they do not necessarily believe in are more likely to be less engaged at...