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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology H-index 85 Citations 79,965 148 World Ranking 643 National Ranking 412
Business and Management H-index 79 Citations 71,383 154 World Ranking 44 National Ranking 26

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Dean of Fellow, Academy of Management

Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Management
  • Social science

His scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, Positive organizational behavior, Positive psychological capital, Organizational behavior and Job performance. Social psychology connects with themes related to Performance management in his study. His work carried out in the field of Positive organizational behavior brings together such families of science as Self-efficacy, Organizational commitment and Human resources.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Organizational learning, Applied psychology, Human capital, Job satisfaction and Social capital. Fred Luthans has included themes like Identity, Cognitive psychology, Organizational effectiveness, Social psychology and Industrial and organizational psychology in his Organizational behavior study. He has researched Job performance in several fields, including Social desirability, Business model and Labour economics.

His most cited work include:

  • Self-efficacy and work-related performance: A meta-analysis. (2506 citations)
  • POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL: MEASUREMENT AND RELATIONSHIP WITH PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION (1783 citations)
  • The need for and meaning of positive organizational behavior (1604 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Fred Luthans mostly deals with Social psychology, Organizational behavior, Positive organizational behavior, Positive psychological capital and Public relations. His research in Social psychology intersects with topics in Cognitive psychology and Construct. His Organizational behavior research includes elements of Performance management, Industrial and organizational psychology and Organizational behavior management.

His Positive organizational behavior research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Self-efficacy and Applied psychology. Many of his studies on Positive psychological capital apply to Human capital as well. His biological study deals with issues like Human resource management, which deal with fields such as Operations management.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (41.15%)
  • Organizational behavior (18.46%)
  • Positive organizational behavior (16.15%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2020)?

  • Social psychology (41.15%)
  • Positive psychological capital (13.46%)
  • Organizational behavior (18.46%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Positive psychological capital, Organizational behavior, Positive organizational behavior and Optimism. His Social psychology study incorporates themes from Construct, Well-being and Public relations. His work focuses on many connections between Positive psychological capital and other disciplines, such as Moderated mediation, that overlap with his field of interest in Transactional leadership and Transformational leadership.

His Organizational behavior study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Work engagement, Group dynamic and Statement. His Positive organizational behavior research incorporates elements of Performance management, Industrial and organizational psychology, Applied psychology, Organizational commitment and Happiness. He interconnects Human development, Psychological resilience and Organisation climate in the investigation of issues within Optimism.

Between 2009 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Positive Psychological Capital on Employee Attitudes, Behaviors, and Performance. (698 citations)
  • The Development and Resulting Performance Impact of Positive Psychological Capital. (501 citations)
  • Impact of positive psychological capital on employee well-being over time. (458 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social psychology
  • Management
  • Social science

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Optimism, Organizational behavior, Positive organizational behavior and Positive psychological capital. His study in the fields of Authentic leadership under the domain of Social psychology overlaps with other disciplines such as Practical implications. The various areas that Fred Luthans examines in his Optimism study include Construct and Psychological resilience.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Context, Applied psychology, Positive psychology and Personality in addition to Organizational behavior. As part of one scientific family, Fred Luthans deals mainly with the area of Positive organizational behavior, narrowing it down to issues related to the Performance management, and often Human resources, Diversity, Reward system and Knowledge management. His work investigates the relationship between Positive psychological capital and topics such as Job performance that intersect with problems in Organizational commitment.

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Top Publications

Self-efficacy and work-related performance: A meta-analysis.

Alexander D. Stajkovic;Fred Luthans.
Psychological Bulletin (1998)

5313 Citations

POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPITAL: MEASUREMENT AND RELATIONSHIP WITH PERFORMANCE AND SATISFACTION

Fred Luthans;Bruce J. Avolio;James B. Avey;Steven M. Norman.
Personnel Psychology (2007)

4624 Citations

Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Fred Luthans;Carolyn M. Youssef;Bruce J. Avolio.
(2006)

4306 Citations

The need for and meaning of positive organizational behavior

Fred Luthans.
Journal of Organizational Behavior (2002)

4206 Citations

Unlocking the mask: a look at the process by which authentic leaders impact follower attitudes and behaviors

Bruce J. Avolio;William L. Gardner;Fred O. Walumbwa;Fred Luthans.
Leadership Quarterly (2004)

3273 Citations

“Can you see the real me?” A self-based model of authentic leader and follower development

William L. Gardner;Bruce J. Avolio;Fred Luthans;Douglas R. May.
Leadership Quarterly (2005)

3014 Citations

Positive organizational behavior: Developing and managing psychological strengths

Fred Luthans.
Academy of Management Perspectives (2002)

2754 Citations

Human, Social, and Now Positive Psychological Capital Management: INVESTING IN PEOPLE FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Fred Luthans;Carolyn M. Youssef.
Organizational Dynamics (2004)

2695 Citations

Positive Organizational Behavior in the Workplace The Impact of Hope, Optimism, and Resilience

Carolyn M. Youssef;Fred Luthans.
Journal of Management (2007)

2258 Citations

Emerging Positive Organizational Behavior

Fred Luthans;Carolyn M. Youssef.
Journal of Management (2007)

2199 Citations

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