All Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Parker, S. K., and Wu, C. (in press). Leading for proactivity: How leaders cultivate staff who make things happen. In Day, David (Ed). Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations. Oxford University Press, part of the Oxford Library of Psychology series.

Wu, C.-H., & Parker, S. K. (2013). Thinking and acting in anticipation: A review of research on proactive behavior. Advances in Psychological Science, 21, 679–700.

Warr, P. B., Bindl, U., Parker, S. K., & Inceoglu, I. (2013). Four-quadrant investigation of job-related affects and behaviours. An Expanded Approach to Job-related Affects and Behaviours.  European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. (Published online in Feb 2013)

Mason, C., Griffin, M. A., & Parker, S. K., (accepted). Transformational leadership development: Connecting psychological and behavioral change. Leadership & Organization Development Journal.

Parker, S. K., Johnson, A., Collins, C., & Hong, H. (2012/13). Making the most of structural support: Moderating influence of employees’ clarity and negative affect. Academy of Management Journal. Published online July 20, 2012

Atkins, P.W.B & Parker, S. K., (2012) Understanding individual compassion in organizations: The role of appraisals and psychological flexibility. Academy of Management Review, 37, 524-546.

Hershcovis, S.M., Reich, T.C, Parker, S. K., & Bozeman, J., (2012). The relationship between workplace aggression and target deviant behaviour: the moderating roles of power and task interdependence. Work & Stress.  Vol 26 (1), 1-20.

Wu, C., & Parker, S. K. (2012). The role of attachment styles in shaping proactive behavior: An intra-individual analysis. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 85 (3), 523-530

Strauss, K., Griffin, M., and Parker, S.K., (2012). Future work selves: How salient hoped-for identities motivate proactive career behaviors. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97 (3), 580-598

Wu, C., Parker, S. K., & deJong, J. (in press). Need for cognition as an antecedent of individual innovation behavior. Journal of Management.

Bindl, U., Parker, S. K., Hagger-Johnson, G., & Totterdell, P. (2012). Fuel of the self-starter: How mood relates to proactive goal regulation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97 (1), 134-150.

Johnson, A., Hong, H., Groth, M., Parker, S. K.,  (2011). Learning and development: Promoting nurses’ performance and work attitudes. Journal of Advanced Nursing

Parker, S. K., & Griffin, M. A., (in press). Understanding active psychological states: Embedding engagement in a wider nomological net and closer attention to performance (invited commentary). European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.

Williams, H.M., Parker, S.K. & Turner, N. (2010). Proactively performing teams: The role of work design, transformational leadership, and team composition Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 83, 2, 301-324.

Weigl, M., Hornung, S., Parker, S. K., Petru, R., Glaser, J., & Angerer, P. (2010) Work engagement and accumulation of task, social, and personal resources: A three-wave structural equation model. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 7 (1), 140-153

MacCormick, J., & Parker, S. K., (2010). A multiple climates approach to understanding business unit effectiveness. Human Relations.

Collins, C. & Parker, S. K., (2010). Team capability beliefs over time: Distinguishing between team potency, team outcome efficacy, and team process efficacy. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 83, 1003-1023.

Hershcovis, S. M., Parker, S. K., Reich, T. C., (2010). The moderating effect of grievance procedures and equal opportunity perceptions on sexual harassment from different perpetrators. Journal of Business Ethics, 92, 3, 415-443. 

Griffin, M. A., Parker, S. K., & Mason, C. (2010). Leader vision and the development of adaptive and proactive performance: A longitudinal study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(1), 174-182.

Grant, A., Fried, Y., Parker, S. K., & Frese, M. (2010). Putting job design in context: Introduction to the special issue. Special Issue in Job Design. Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 31, Issue 2-3, pp. 145-157. 

Parker, S. K., Bindl, U., & Strauss, K. (2010). Making things happen: A model of proactive motivation. Journal of Management, 36, 827-856. 

Parker, S. K., & Collins, C. G. (2010). Taking stock: Integrating and differentiating multiple proactive behaviors. Journal of Management, 36, 633-662.

Grant, A. M., & Parker, S. K. 2009. Redesigning work design theories: The rise of relational and proactive perspectives. Academy of Management Annals, 3: 317-375.

Grant, A., Parker, S. K., & Collins, (2009). Getting credit for proactive behavior: Supervisor reactions depend on what you value and what you feel. Personnel Psychology, 62 (1), 31-55.

Griffin, M. A., Parker, S. K., and Neal., (2008) A. Is behavioral engagement a distinct and useful construct? Commentary on Macy & Schneider. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, Vol 1. 

Parker, S. K. (2007). “That is my job”: How employees’ role orientation affects their job performance, Human Relations, 60 (3), 403-434.

Kulik, C. T., Pepper, M. B., Roberson, L., & Parker, S. K. (2007). The rich get richer: Predicting participation in voluntary diversity training. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29, 1-17.

Axtell, C. M., Parker, S. K., Holman, D., & Totterdell, P. (2007). Enhancing customer service: Perspective taking in a call center. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 16 (2), 141-168.

Williams, H., Parker, S. K., & Turner, N. (2007). Perceived dissimilarity and perspective taking within work teams. Group and Organization Management, 32 (5).

Griffin, M. A., Neal. A., & Parker, S. K. (2007). A new model of work role performance: Positive behavior in uncertain and interdependent contexts. Academy of Management Journal, 50 (2),327- 347.

Parker, S. K., Williams, H., & Turner, N. (2006). Modeling the antecedents of proactive behavior at work. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91, 636-652.

Parker, S. K., (2003). Longitudinal effects of lean production on employee outcomes and the mediating role of work characteristics. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88, 620-634.

Axtell, C.M., & Parker, S. K., (2003).  Promoting role breadth self-efficacy through involvement, work redesign and training. Human Relations, 56 (1), 113-25.

Parker, S. K., & Griffin, M. A. (2002). What's so bad about a little name-calling? Negative consequences of gender harassment for over-performance demands and psychological distress. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 7 (3), 195-210.

Parker, S. K., Griffin, M. A., Sprigg C., and Wall, T.D. (2002). Effect of temporary contracts on perceived work characteristics and job strain: A longitudinal study. Personnel Psychology, 55 (3).

Parker, S.K., Wall, T. D., & Cordery, J. (2001). Future work design research and practice: Towards an elaborated model of work design. [Invited contribution to Future of Work Special Issue], Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 74, 413-440.

Parker, S. K. & Axtell, C.M. (2001). Seeing another view point: Antecedents and outcomes of employee perspective-taking. Academy of Management Journal, 44 (6), 1085-1100.

Parker, S. K., & Axtell, C., and Turner, N. A (2001). Designing a safer workplace: Importance of job autonomy, communication quality, and supportive supervisors. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Vol. 6, No. 3, 211–228.

Nadin, S.J, Waterson, P.E, and Parker, S. K. (2001). Participation in job redesign: An evaluation of the use of a socio-technical tool and its impact. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 11 (1), 53-69.


Parker, S. K. (2000). From passive to proactive motivation: The importance of flexible role orientations and role breadth self-efficacy. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 49 (3), 447-469.  

 

Sprigg, C.A., Jackson, P.R., and Parker, S. K. (2000). Production team-working: The importance of interdependence for employee strain and satisfaction. Human Relations, 53 (11), 1519-1542.


Parker, S. K. & Sprigg, C. A. (1999). Minimizing strain and maximizing learning: The role of job demands, job control, and proactive personality. Journal of Applied Psychology, 84 (6), 925-939.

Teuchmann, K., Totterdell, P., and Parker, S. K. (1999). Rushed, unhappy, drained: An experience sampling study of relations between time pressure, mood and emotional exhaustion in a group of accountants. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 4 (1), 37-54

 

Parker, S. K. (1998). Role breadth self-efficacy: Relationship with work enrichment and other organisational practices. Journal of Applied Psychology, 83, 835-852.

Parker, S. K. (1998) Does lean always have to be mean? Lean production and work design. In P.A., Landsbergis, Adler, P. S., Babson, S., Johnson, J., Kaminski, M., Lessin, N., MacDuffie, J. P., Nishiyama, K., Parker, S., Richardson, C.  Lean Production and Worker Health: A Discussion. New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy, December.

Holdaway, S. and Parker, S. K. (1998). Policing Women Police: Uniform Patrol, promotion and representation in the CID. British Journal of Criminology, 38 (1), 40 - 60.

Parker, S. K., Wall, T. D., and Jackson, P. R. (1997). "That's not my job": Developing flexible employee work orientations. Academy of Management Journal, 40, 899-929.

No easy roads to employee involvement. Academy of Management Executive, 12, 83-84. (1998). Research translation by  S.R. Peck  of Parker, Wall, & Jackson’s (1997) ‘’That’s not my job: Developing flexible employee work orientations.

Parker, S. K.,  Chmiel, N., & Wall, T.D. (1997)
. Work characteristics and employee well-being with a context of strategic downsizing. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 2 (4), 289-303.

Parker, S. K. (1996). An investigation of attitudes amongst production employees. International Journal of Human Factors in Manufacturing, 6 (3), 281-303.

Norman, P. and Parker, S. K. (1996). The interpretation of change in verbal responses: Implications for health psychology, Psychology and Health, 11, 301-314.

Wall, T. D., Jackson, P. R., Mullarkey, S., and Parker, S. K. (1996) The demand-control model of job-strain: A more specific test. Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology, 69, 153-167.

Mullarkey, S., Jackson,  P. R., and Parker, S. K. (1995) Employee reactions to JIT manufacturing practices: A two-phase investigation. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 15, 62-79.

Parker, S. K., Mullarkey, S., and Jackson, P. R. (1994).  Dimensions of performance effectiveness in high-involvement work organisations. Human Resource Management Journal, 4, 1-21.

Cordery, J., Sevastos, P., Mueller, W., and Parker, S. K. (1993). Correlates of employee attitudes towards functional flexibility. Human Relations, 46, 705-723.

Cordery, J., Barton, K., Mueller, W., and Parker, S. K. (1991). Multiskilling: the views of public sector human resource managers. Asia Pacific Human Resource Management, 29, 79-89.

Book

Grant, A., Fried, Y., Parker, S. K., & Frese, M. (forthcoming) (Editors). Special Issue on ‘Putting Job Design in Context’. Journal of Organizational Behavior. 

Book Chapters

Bindl, U., & Parker, S. K., (2010). Feeling good and performing well? Psychological engagement and positive behaviours at work. In S. Albrecht, (Ed.), The Handbook of Employee Engagement: Models, Measures, and Practice. Cheltenham: Edward-Elgar Publishing. 

Cordery, J., & Parker, S. K.,  (in press)
Work organisation: A forward-looking perspective. In S. W. J., Kozlowski (Editor). The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Psychology, a volume in the Oxford Library of Psychology. 

Bindl, U., & Parker, S. K., (2011). Proactive work behavior: Forward thinking and change-oriented action in organizations. In S. Zedeck (Ed.), APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 

Parker, S. K., & Ohly, S. (in press). Extending the reach of job design theory: Going beyond the Job Characteristics Model. In Wilkinson, A., Redman, S. Snell, & Bacon, N. (Eds), The Handbook of Human Resource Management. Sage, London.

Parker, S. K., Atkins, P. W.B, & Axtell, C. M. (2008). Building better work places through individual perspective taking: A fresh look at a fundamental human process. In G. Hodgkinson & K. Ford (Eds). International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2008, Vol., 23, Wiley. 

Vough, H., & Parker, S. K., (2008). Work design research: Still going strong. In C.L. Cooper & J. Barling, The Sage Handbook of Organizational Behavior, Vol 1. Micro Approaches. Sage Publications. 

Parker, S. K., & Ohly, S. (2008). Designing motivating work. In Kanfer, R., Chen, G., & Pritchard, R. Work motivation: Past, present and future. A SIOP Frontier Series volume. Lawrence Erlbaum. 

Cordery, J. & Parker, S. K. (2007). Work organization. In P. Boxall, J. Purcell and P. Wright (Eds). Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management. (pp. 187- 209) Oxford University Press: Oxford.

Parker, S. K., (2007). Job satisfaction. In Rogelberg, S. (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Sage, NY.

Griffin, M. A., Neal. A., & Parker, S. K. (2007). A new model of work role performance: Positive behavior in uncertain and interdependent contexts In Anderson, N. (Ed.) (2007). Fundamentals in Human Resource Management, Sage’s Major Works, Volume 2. London, Sage [Reprint of Griffin, M. A., Neal. A., & Parker, S. K (2007), Academy of Management Journal].

Parker, S. K., Wall, T. D., & Jackson, P. R (2007). “That’s not my job”: Developing flexible employee work orientations. In Anderson, N. (Ed.) (2007). Fundamentals in Human Resource Management, Sage’s Major Works, Volume 2. London, Sage [Reprint of Parker, S. K., Wall, T. D., & Jackson, P. R (1997). Academy of Management Journal, 40, 899-929].

Turner, N., Parker, S.K., & Williams, H.M. (2006). Team-working in organizations: Implications for workplace safety. In M. Shams and P.R. Jackson (Eds.). Developments in Work and Organizational Psychology, Implications for International Business (pp. 49-78). Volume 20 of International Business and Management Series (Series Ed., P. V. Guauri), Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier.

Rafferty, A. E., & Parker, S. K. (2006).Organisational development and change. In D. Poole, G. Jones, & P. Murray (Eds.), Contemporary Management Issues in Management and Organisational Behaviour. Thomson Learning.

Parker, S. K., Wall, T. D., & Cordery, J. E., (2005). Future work design theory and practice: Towards an elaborated model of work design. (2001). In C. L. Cooper & W. Starbuck (Eds.), Work and Workers, London, Sage [Reprint of article of the same title in Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 74, 413-440. Selected as one of the “seminal articles written … about ‘work’ at the beginning of the new millennium”]

FOR A FULL LIST OF BOOK CHAPTERS, SEE MY CV


Full Refereed Conference Publications

Parker, S. K., Bindl., U., Van Dyne, L., & Wong, S. F., (2009) Why don’t people speak out?: A new measure of silence. In Lebel, D. (Chair). Speaking Up or Shutting Up: Exploring new directions in research on voice and silence. Academy of Management Conference, Chicago. 

Parker, S. K., Calvard, T., & Collins, C. (2009). Perspective taking as a mitigator of conflict in teams. The role of perspective taking in conflict resolution and interpersonal justice. In R. Sinha (Chair). Academy of Management Conference, Chicago. 

Parker, S. K., & Collins. (2009). Values and proactivity. In B. Ghitulescu (Chair). New theoretical perspectives and empirical insights on proactivity at work. Academy of Management Conference, Chicago. 

Strauss, K., Griffin, M.A, & Parker, S. K., 2009, Motivating proactive behavior to achieve a sustainable career: The power of the future work self. In A. Wrzesniewski (Chair), Creating sustainable work: Research insights and strategies for action. Academy of Management All-Academy Symposium Proposal

Collins, C., Parker, S. K., McCarthy, S., & Johnson, A., (2009). Leading Emergency Department Junior Doctors to be Proactive: Balancing Inspiration and Error Management. 8th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference, Manly Beach, Sydney, Australia 25-28 June. 

Bindl, U., Parker, S.K., Johnson, A., Groth, M., & Collins, C. Disentangling the motivational drivers of nurses’ voice and proactive care. 8th Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference, Manly Beach, Sydney, Australia 25-28 June.

Parker, S. K. Discussant for Adaptive Performance session, 14th European Congress of Work and Organisational Psychology Conference, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 

Carter, R., Badham, R., Nesbit, P., & Parker, S. K. (May, 2009). Engagement: An intervention. 14th European Congress of Work and Organisational Psychology Conference, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 

Carter, R., Badham, R., Nesbit, P., & Parker, S. K., (2009, April). Increasing employee engagement and performance: A self-efficacy based intervention. In Engagement symposium, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans. 

Parker, S. K., & Warr, P. B. (19th March, 2009). Well-being and performance. In Well-being at the Work-Place: A Policy Studies Institute, ESRC, and Centre for Economic Performance Workshop. Centre for Economic Performance, London. 

Collin, C. G., Parker, S. K., Gibson, C., & Quigley, N. (2008). The shape, speed and direction of team development: Promoting positive change trajectories. In K.E. M. De Stobbeleir & Ashford, S. J., (Chairs). ‘Proactive Behavior at Work: Cumulating Evidence From Separate Literatures’. Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim. 

Parker, S., K., Bindl, U., Collins, C. G., Groth, M., and Johnson, A., (2008). Why don’t people speak out? Investigating active and passive silence. Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim. 

Parker, S. K., Collins, C., & Grant, A. (2008). The role of positive affect in making things happen. In R. Ilies J. Fandre (Chairs) ‘Explanatory Mechanisms Linking Positive Work Experiences to Behavior and Well-being’. 23rd Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, American Psychological Association, California, USA. 

Strauss, K., Griffin, M., Parker, S. K., (2008). Proactive behavior: Aspiring towards future selves. In ‘New Directions in Proactive Behavior Research’ (Chairs: Johannes Rank, Uta Bindle). Institute of Work Psychology Conference, Sheffield. 

Carter, R., Parker, S. K., Badham, R., & Nesbit, P. (2008). Improving employee engagement and performance: A self-efficacy based intervention. Institute of Work Psychology Conference, Sheffield.

Williams, H. Parker, S. K., & Turner, N. (2008). Exploring the antecedents of team proactivity. In ‘Teamwork, Performance, & Well-being’ (Chair: Catherine Collins). Institute of Work Psychology Conference, Sheffield.

Parker, S. K., Calvard, T., & Collins, C. (2008). The moderating influence of perspective taking in teams: Overcoming and learning from conflict. In ‘Teamwork, Performance, & Well-being’ (Chair: Catherine Collins). Institute of Work Psychology Conference, Sheffield.

Parker, S. K., (2008). Panelist in ‘Meet the Editors’. Institute of Work Psychology Conference, Sheffield.

Parker, S. K. (2008). Panelist in Panel Symposium: Advancing Work Design Research and Theory (Chair: Fred Morgeson). Institute of Work Psychology Conference, Sheffield. 

Parker, S. K., (2007). Work motivation. In New perspectives in work motivation: When context and time matter (Chair, Ruth Kanfer). Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia. 

Parker, S. K. (2007). How positive affect can facilitate proactive behavior in the work place. In Positive and negative emotions as drivers of change: Perspectives from multiple levels. (Chair, S.Y. Rhee). Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia. 

Johnson, A., Helena, H., Parker, S. K. & Collins, C. G. (2007, December) The effect of a work design intervention on junior doctors: A collaborative approach to patient care. Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Parker, S. K., (2007). Positive affect and proactive behavior. Positive Organizational Scholarship Conference, November, Michigan, Ann Arbor. 

Collins, C. G. & Parker, S. K. (2006a, May) Enhancing team efficacy: A longitudinal evaluation of a mentoring and data feedback intervention. Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Dallas, USA.

Collins, C. G. & Parker, S. K. (2006, May) How is proactivity fostered over the team lifespan? An investigation of motivation and behavioural antecedents. In symposium chaired by Crant, J. M. & Fritz C., titled, ‘Antecedents of proactive behavior at work: The role of person-related variables’. Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Dallas, USA.

Parker, S. K., Johnson, A., & Collins, C. G., (2006). Enhancing proactive patient care: An intervention study. In Grant. A., & Ashford, S., Toward a general theory of proactive behavior. Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, August.

Parker, S. K., & Collins, C. (2005) Beyond task and citizenship performance: The importance of proactive behavior at work. {Symposium}. In B. Myors, Abstracts of the 6th Australian Industrial and Organziational Psychology conference, June-July, 2005, Gold Coast. 

Parker, S. K., & Collins, C. (2005) Proving oneself or developing oneself? How goal orientations relate to proactive behavior at work. In B. Myors, Abstracts of the 6th Australian Industrial and Organziational Psychology conference, June-July, 2005, Gold Coast. 

Parker, S. K. (2005) Work design and well-being: A model incorporating time and dynamic effects. In B. Myors, Abstracts of the 6th Australian Industrial and Organziational Psychology conference, June-July, 2005, Gold Coast. 

MacCormick, J.S., & Parker, S. K., (August, 2005). Multiple climates and their effect on business performance through staff and customer outcomes. In K. Reed, Building workplace trust and satisfaction. Symposium at the Academy of Management Conference, Hawaii, 2005. 

Mason, C., Griffin, M., and Parker, S. K. (August, 2005). Transformational leadership: From leader interventions to team outcomes. Symposium at the Academy of Management Conference, Hawaii, 2005. 

Mason, C., Parker, S. K., & Griffin, M. (August, 2005). Transforming leaders: Identifying the associated values, beliefs, and emotions. In C. Mason et al., Transformational leadership: From leader interventions to team outcomes. Symposium at the US Academy of Management Conference, Hawaii, 2005.

Parker, S. K., & Collins, C. (2004, August). Understanding different types of proactivity: An analysis of active, self-starting behaviors. In S.K. Parker & C. Collins. “Proactivity: Understanding dynamic, self-directed action in organisations”. Academy of Management Conference, New Orleans. 

S.K., Parker & C. Collins (2004, August). Symposium Chairs. “Proactivity: Enhancing understanding of self-starting and dynamic action within organisations”. Academy of Management Conference, New Orleans. [This symposium was selected as a showcase symposium]. 

MacCormick, J., & Parker, S. K. (August, 2004). Harnessing divergence and paradox: Effect of different dimensions of climate and climate heterogeneity. In J. MacCormick & S. K. Parker,“Advances in Linkage Research”. Academy of Management Conference, New Orleans.

MacCormick, J & S. K. Parker (August, 2004). Symposium Chairs. What matters for work unit and organizational effectiveness: Advances in Linkage Research. Academy of Management Conference, New Orleans. [This symposium was selected as a showcase symposium]. 

Other: Key Note Presentations at Refereed Conferences

Parker, S. K., (May, 2009), State of the Art Address. Work design: Where do we go from here? 14th European Congress of Work and Organisational Psychology Conference, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 

Parker, S. K., (Jan, 2008). Key note speaker. Making things happen: Proactive behavior in the work place. British Psychological Society, Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference, Stratford-Upon-Avon. 

Parker, S. K. (Sept., 2006). Key note speaker. Teams with pizzazz: Fostering team proactivity through individual and team processes. 10th International Workshop on Teamworking. Groningen, The Netherlands