Corporate social performance, psychologically healthy workplaces and applicant attraction

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dc.contributor.advisor Catano, Victor M. (Victor Michael), 1944-
dc.creator Morrow, Heather E. M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-29T10:49:20Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-29T10:49:20Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.other BF481 M67 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://library2.smu.ca/xmlui/handle/01/23834
dc.description vi, 82 leaves ; 29 cm. en_CA
dc.description Includes abstract.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves 41-46).
dc.description.abstract Organizational recruitment information has become geared towards attracting high quality applicants in recent years (Curless & Imber, 2007; Grawitch, Tares & Kohler 2007). Organizational psychologists have identified psychological health in the workplace as a major concern and area of research. The current study investigated student (N=116) attraction to organizational job advertisements with four levels of recruitment information: one with standard job information, one that included a corporate social performance section, one that included a section on psychologically healthy workplace practices, and one that included both corporate social performance and psychologically healthy workplace information. A repeated-measures MANOVA supported the hypothesis that the fourth condition was most attractive to participants. Other hypotheses investigated individual values with respect to the conditions, but these were not supported. Limitations of the study and ideas for future research are also discussed. en_CA
dc.language.iso en en_CA
dc.publisher Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University en_CA
dc.subject.lcc BF481
dc.subject.lcsh Work -- Psychological aspects
dc.subject.lcsh Psychology, Industrial
dc.subject.lcsh Social responsibility of business
dc.subject.lcsh Organizational behavior
dc.subject.lcsh Employee health promotion
dc.title Corporate social performance, psychologically healthy workplaces and applicant attraction en_CA
dc.title.alternative Factors affecting applicant attraction en_CA
dc.type Text en_CA
thesis.degree.name Master of Science in Applied Psychology
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.discipline Psychology
thesis.degree.grantor Saint Mary's University (Halifax, N.S.)


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