What is quiet quitting?
There is some confusion around this and really the term has a branding problem. What quiet quitting is really trying to get at is inequity in the employee-employer relationship. It means that if employees feel undervalued and overworked, they tend to disengage and reduce their productivity to reach an equilibrium. On one hand it is good that employees are drawing a line in the sand and asserting themselves to avoid burnout and being taken advantage of. On the other hand, the “quiet” part invokes feeling of insubordination and disrespect from leaders and managers. Employers need to recognize the issue within the organizational culture, subcultures, and the employee experience before employees feel this way in their thoughts and feeling leading them to behaviorally check out.
In light of the pandemic, research by Chen et al. delves into what role a proactive personality may play in combating crises – specifically COVID-19. Their study sampled healthcare professionals in Wuhan, China shortly after the crisis began.
The validity and utility of selection methods in personnel psychology: Practical and theoretical implications of 85 years of research findings.Psychological Bulletin1998. Vol 124 No. 2, 262-274Copyright 1998 by the American Psychological Association One of the most cited and important scholarly works in the field of IO Psychology and certainly a huge influence on my education andContinue reading “Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: Employee Selection Methods”
The Big Five Personality Dimensions And Job Performance: A Meta-Analysis Barrick, M. R., & Mount, M. K. (1991)Personnel Psychology1991. vol 44 Another seminal academic article for the field of IO Psychology was the work done by Murray Barrick and Michael Mount investigating the relationship between the Big Five personality traits (Extraversion, Emotional Stability, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness,Continue reading “Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: The Big Five Personality Traits”