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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology H-index 102 Citations 39,674 237 World Ranking 300 National Ranking 196
Business and Management H-index 90 Citations 33,069 205 World Ranking 19 National Ranking 14

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Social science
  • Management

His main research concerns Social psychology, Job performance, Organizational behavior, Conceptualization and Public relations. His Social psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Social skills and Perception. His studies in Job performance integrate themes in fields like Industrial and organizational psychology, Social environment and Personality.

He interconnects Organizational studies, Organizational learning, Public administration, Construct validity and Occupational stress in the investigation of issues within Organizational behavior. His Public relations research integrates issues from Concept learning, Rubric, Incivility and Abusive supervision. His research integrates issues of Construct and Career stage in his study of Job satisfaction.

His most cited work include:

  • THE VALIDITY OF THE JOB CHARACTERISTICS MODEL: A REVIEW AND META‐ANALYSIS (1257 citations)
  • Development and Validation of the Political Skill Inventory (821 citations)
  • A Meta-Analysis of Antecedents and Consequences of Leader-Member Exchange Integrating the Past With an Eye Toward the Future (794 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Public relations, Job performance, Job satisfaction and Human resource management. As part of his studies on Social psychology, Gerald R. Ferris frequently links adjacent subjects like Perception. His Public relations study combines topics in areas such as Construct, Affect, Impression management and Reputation.

Gerald R. Ferris combines subjects such as Social skills, Job analysis, Applied psychology and Personality with his study of Job performance. His Job satisfaction study frequently involves adjacent topics like Organizational citizenship behavior. The concepts of his Human resource management study are interwoven with issues in Field and Human resources.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (52.91%)
  • Public relations (19.39%)
  • Job performance (19.11%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Social psychology (52.91%)
  • Public relations (19.39%)
  • Job satisfaction (14.96%)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, Public relations, Job satisfaction, Reputation and Perception. His Supervisor research extends to the thematically linked field of Social psychology. His studies deal with areas such as Social relation, Process, Human resources, Construct and Impression management as well as Public relations.

His work on Job performance as part of general Job satisfaction research is often related to Accountability and Work engagement, thus linking different fields of science. His Reputation study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Marketing and Interpersonal relationship. His Perception research includes themes of Outcome and Moderation.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Political Skill and Work Outcomes: A Theoretical Extension, Meta-Analytic Investigation, and Agenda for the Future (140 citations)
  • Social networks within sales organizations: Their development and importance for salesperson performance (114 citations)
  • Strategic human resource practice implementation: The critical role of line management (86 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Social science
  • Management

His primary scientific interests are in Social psychology, Job satisfaction, Public relations, Job performance and Perception. His research on Social psychology frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Construct. His Job satisfaction study incorporates themes from Organisation climate and Organizational citizenship behavior.

His Public relations research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Phenomenon, Process and Reputation. His research in Job performance intersects with topics in Human resource management, Passion, Human resources and Line management. He focuses mostly in the field of Social influence, narrowing it down to topics relating to Impression management and, in certain cases, Field and Organizational studies.

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Top Publications

THE VALIDITY OF THE JOB CHARACTERISTICS MODEL: A REVIEW AND META‐ANALYSIS

Yitzhak Fried;Gerald R. Ferris.
Personnel Psychology (1987)

2568 Citations

Development and Validation of the Political Skill Inventory

Gerald R. Ferris;Darren C. Treadway;Robert W. Kolodinsky;Wayne A. Hochwarter.
Journal of Management (2005)

1575 Citations

A Meta-Analysis of Antecedents and Consequences of Leader-Member Exchange Integrating the Past With an Eye Toward the Future

James H. Dulebohn;William H. Bommer;Robert C. Liden;Robyn L. Brouer.
Journal of Management (2012)

1554 Citations

Influence tactics, affect, and exchange quality in supervisor-subordinate interactions: A laboratory experiment and field study.

Sandy J. Wayne;Gerald R. Ferris.
Journal of Applied Psychology (1990)

1320 Citations

Perceptions of Organizational Politics

Gerald R. Ferris;K. Michele Kacmar.
Journal of Management (1992)

1215 Citations

Political Skill in Organizations

Gerald R. Ferris;Darren C. Treadway;Pamela L. Perrewé;Robyn L. Brouer.
Journal of Management (2007)

1167 Citations

Politics in organizations.

Gerald R. Ferris;Gail S. Russ;Patricia M. Fandt.
(1989)

1042 Citations

Personnel/Human Resources Management: A Political Influence Perspective:

Gerald R. Ferris;Timothy A. Judge.
Journal of Management (1991)

933 Citations

Social Context of Performance Evaluation Decisions

Timothy A. Judge;Gerald R. Ferris.
Academy of Management Journal (1993)

876 Citations

Human Resources Management: Some New Directions

Gerald R. Ferris;Wayne A. Hochwarter;M. Ronald Buckley;Gloria Harrell-Cook.
Journal of Management (1999)

777 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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