Alan Saks Bibliography

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Updated June 26, 2019

Ashforth, B.E. & Saks, A. (1995). Work role transitions: A longitudinal examination of the Nicholson model. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. British Psychological Society.

Ashforth, B.E. & Saks, A. (1996). Socialization tactics: Longitudinal effects on newcomer adjustment. Academy of Management Journal. Academy of Management.

Ashforth, B.E. & Saks, A. (2000). Personal control in organizations: A longitudinal investigation with newcomers. Human Relations. SAGE Publications.

Ashforth, B.E., Saks, A. & Lee, R T. (1998). Socialization and newcomer adjustment: The role of organizational context. Human Relations. SAGE Publications.

Ashforth, B.E., Saks, A.  & Lee Raymond T. (1997). On the Dimensionality of Jones' (1986) Measures of Organizational Socialization Tactics. International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Ashforth, B.E., Sluss D.M. & Saks, A. (2007). Socialization tactics, proactive behavior, and newcomer learning: Integrating socialization models. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Belcourt, M. & Saks, A. (1999). Turning training into practice: How to make sure employees use the training at work. Canadian HR Reporter. Carswell Publishing.

Belcourt, M., Wright Phillip. & Saks, A. (2000). The far-reaching benefits of training. Canadian HR Reporter. Carswell Publishing.

Burke, L.A. & Saks, A. (2009). Accountability in training transfer: Adapting Schlenker's model of responsibility to a persistent but solvable problem. Human Resource Development Review. SAGE Publications.

Cooper, T.H., Paterson, N.L, Stadler, M. J. & Saks, A. (2014). The relative importance of proactive behaviors and outcomes for predicting newcomer learning wellbeing and work engagement. Journal of vocational behavior. Elsevier B.V.

Cooper-Thomas, H., Xu, J., & Saks, A. M. (2018). The differential value of resources in predicting employee engagement. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 33(4), 326-344. doi:http://dx.doi.org.myaccess.library.utoronto.ca/10.1108/JMP-12-2017-0449

Côté, S., Saks, A. & Zikic J. (2006). Trait affect and job search outcomes. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Gaudine, A., Saks, A. , Dawe D. & Beaton M. (2011). Effects of absenteeism feedback and goal-setting interventions on nurses' fairness perceptions, discomfort feelings and absenteeism. Journal of nursing management. Blackwell Publishing.

Gaudine, A., Saks, A., Dawe, D. & Beaton, M. (2013). Effects of absenteeism feedback and goal‐setting interventions on nurses’ fairness perceptions discomfort feelings and absenteeism. Journal of nursing management. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Gaudine, A.P. & Saks, A. (2004). A Longitudinal Quasi-Experiment on the Effects of Posttraining Transfer Interventions. Human Resource Development Quarterly. John Wiley Sons Inc.

Gaudine, A.P. & Saks, A. (2001). Effects of an absenteeism feedback intervention on employee absence behavior. Journal of Organizational Behavior. John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

Gruman, J.A. & Saks, A. (2011). Performance management and employee engagement. Human Resource Management Review. Elsevier Limited.

Gruman, J.A. & Saks, A. (2011). Socialization preferences and intentions: Does one size fit all?. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Gruman, J.A. & Saks, A. (2013). Organizational Socialization and Newcomers’ Psychological Capital and Well Being. Advances in Positive Organizational Psychology. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Gruman, J.A., Saks, A.  & Zweig D I. (2006). Organizational socialization tactics and newcomer proactive behaviors: An integrative study. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Haccoun, R.R. & Saks, A. (1998). Training in the 21st century: Some lessons from the last one. Canadian Psychology. Canadian Psychological Association.

Hoye, G.V. & Saks, A. (2008). Job search as goal-directed behavior: Objectives and methods. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Huint Philip. & Saks, A. (2003). Translating Training Science into Practice: A Study of Managers' Reactions to Posttraining Transfer Interventions. Human Resource Development Quarterly. Wiley Periodicals Inc.

Johns, G. & Saks, A. (2001). Organizational behaviour: understanding and managing life at work. Organizational behaviour: understanding and managing life at work. Addison Wesley Longman.

Johns, G. & Saks, A. (2008). Organizational behaviour: understanding and managing life at work. Organizational behaviour: understanding and managing life at work. Pearson Prentice Hall.

Johns, G. & Saks, A. (2011). Organizational behaviour: understanding and managing life at work. Organizational behaviour: understanding and managing life at work. Pearson Prentice Hall.

Johns, G. & Saks, A. (2005). Organizational behaviour: understanding and managing life at work. Organizational behaviour: understanding and managing life at work. Pearson Prentice Hall.

Johns, G. & Saks, A. (2017). Organizational behaviour understanding and managing life at work. Organizational behaviour understanding and managing life at work. Pearson Canada.

Kim Mee Sook., Phillips, J.M., Gully, S. M. & Saks, A. (2013). Strategic Recruitment A Multilevel Perspective. The Oxford Handbook of Recruitment. Oxford University Press.

Kim Mee Sook., Phillips, J.M., Saks, A. & Gully, S. M. (2013). How Do You Study Recruitment A Consideration of the Issues and Complexity of Designing and Conducting Recruitment Research. The Oxford Handbook of Recruitment. Oxford University Press.

Koen, J., Zikic, J. & Saks, A. (2015). Job search self efficacy reconceptualizing the construct and its measurement. Journal of vocational behavior. Academic Press.

Kotlyar, I. & Alan M Saks. (2001). Using technology for knowledge and skill transfer. Canadian HR Reporter. Carswell Publishing.

Kotlyar, I. & Saks, A. (2001). The hard facts on soft skills and e-learning. Canadian HR Reporter. Carswell Publishing.

Saks, A. & Ashforth, B.E. (1996). Proactive socialization and behavioral self management. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Saks, A. & Ashforth, B.E. (1997). A longitudinal investigation of the relationships between job information sources, applicant perceptions of fit, and work outcomes. Personnel Psychology. Blackwell Publishing.

Saks, A. & Ashforth, B.E. (1997). Organizational socialization: Making sense of the past and present as a prologue for the future. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Saks, A. & Ashforth, B.E. (1997). Socialization tactics and newcomer information acquisition. International Journal of Selection and Assessment. Blackwell Publishing.

Saks, A. & Ashforth, B.E. (1999). Effects of Individual Differences and Job Search Behaviors on the Employment Status of Recent University Graduates. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Saks, A. & Ashforth, B.E. (2000). Change in Job Search Behaviors and Employment Outcomes. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Saks, A. & Ashforth, B.E. (2000). The role of dispositions, entry stressors, and behavioral plasticity theory in predicting newcomers' adjustment to work. Journal of Organizational Behavior. John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

Saks, A. & Ashforth, B.E. (2002). Is job search related to employment quality? It all depends on the fit. Journal of Applied Psychology. American Psychological Association Inc.

Saks, A. & Belcourt, M. (2006). An investigation of training activities and transfer of training in organizations. Human Resource Management. Wiley-Liss Inc.

Saks, A. & Burke, L.A. (2012). An investigation into the relationship between training evaluation and the transfer of training. International Journal of Training and Development. Blackwell Publishing.

Saks, A. & Cronshaw, S. F. (1990). A Process Investigation of Realistic Job Previews: Mediating Variables and Channels of Communication. Journal of Organizational Behavior. Wiley Periodicals Inc.

Saks, A. & Gruman, J. (2010). Organizational Socialization and Newcomer Engagement. (S. Albrecht)Handbook of Employee Engagement: Perspectives, Issues, Research, and Practices. Edward Elgar.

Saks, A. & Gruman, J.A. (2011). Getting newcomers engaged: The role of socialization tactics. Journal of Managerial Psychology. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.

Saks, A. & Gruman, J.A. (2011). Manage Employee Engagement to Manage Performance. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Unknown.

Saks, A. & Gruman, J.A. (2011). Organizational socialization and positive organizational behaviour: Implications for theory, research, and practice. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences. Dalhousie University Press, Ltd.

Saks, A. & Gruman, J.A. (2014). What Do We Really Know About Employee Engagement. Human Resource Development Quarterly. Wiley Periodicals Inc.

Saks, A. M., & Gruman, J. A. (2018). Socialization resources theory and newcomers’ work engagement: A new pathway to newcomer socialization. Career Development International, 23(1), 12–32. https://doi.org/10.1108/CDI-12-2016-0214

Saks, A. & Haccoun, R.R. (2004). Managing performance through training and development. Managing performance through training and development. Nelson.

Saks, A. & Haccoun, R.R. (2016). Managing performance through training and development. Managing performance through training and development. Nelson Education.

Saks, A. & Haccoun, R.R. (2008). Is the “Third‐Generation Model” New and Is It the Holy Grail of Adaptive Learning?. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Blackwell Publishing Inc.

Saks, A. & Jamie A Gruman. (2015). Mindfulness and the Transfer of Training. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Cambridge University Press.

Saks, A. & McCarthy, J.M. (2006). Effects of discriminatory interview questions and gender on applicant reactions. Journal of Business and Psychology. Kluwer Academic/Human Sciences Press Inc.

Saks, A. & Uggerslev, K.L. (2010). Sequential and combined effects of recruitment information on applicant reactions. Journal of Business and Psychology. Kluwer Academic/Human Sciences Press Inc.

Saks, A. & Waldman, D.A. (1998). The relationship between age and job performance evaluations for entry-level professionals. Journal of Organizational Behavior. John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

Saks, A. , Wiesner, W.H. & Summers R J. (1996). Effects of job previews and compensation policy on applicant attraction and job choice. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Saks, A. (1989). An Examination of the Combined Effects of Realistic Job Previews, Job Attractiveness and Recruiter Affect on Job Acceptance Decisions. Applied Psychology. Unknown.

Saks, A. (1990). A self-efficacy theory of organizational socialization. University of Toronto.

Saks, A. (1993). Discriminatory Questions and Applicant Reactions in the Employment Interview. Journal of Business and Psychology. Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers.

Saks, A. (1994). A Psychological Process Investigation for the Effects of Recruitment Source and Organization Information on Job Survival. Journal of Organizational Behavior. Wiley Periodicals Inc.

Saks, A. (1994). Moderating Effects of Self Efficacy for the Relationship between Training Method and Anxiety and Stress Reactions of Newcomers. Journal of Organizational Behavior. Wiley Periodicals Inc.

Saks, A. (1995). Longitudinal Field Investigation of the Moderating and Mediating Effects of Self Efficacy on the Relationship Between Training and Newcomer Adjustment. Journal of Applied Psychology. American Psychological Association Inc.

Saks, A. (1996). The relationship between the amount and helpfulness of entry training and work outcomes. Human Relations. SAGE Publications.

Saks, A. (1997). Transfer of Training and Self-efficacy: What is the Dilemma?. Applied Psychology. Unknown.

Saks, A. (2004). Job Search. (C. Spielberger) Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology. Elsevier.

Saks, A. (2005). Job Search Success: A Review and Integration of the Predictors, Behaviors, and Outcomes. (S. Brown & R. Lent)Career Development and Counselling: Putting Theory and Research to Work. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Saks, A. (2005). The Impracticality of Recruitment Research. (N. Anderson, A. Evers & O. Voskuijl)Blackwell Handbook of Selection. Blackwell.

Saks, A. (2006). Antecedents and consequences of employee engagement. Journal of Managerial Psychology. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.

Saks, A. (2006). Multiple predictors and criteria of job search success. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Saks, A. (2008). The Meaning and Bleeding of Employee Engagement: How Muddy Is the Water?. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Blackwell Publishing Inc.

Saks, A. (2009). Engagement: The academic perspective. Canadian HR Reporter. Carswell Publishing.

Saks, A. (2011). Workplace spirituality and employee engagement. Journal of Management Spirituality and Religion. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Saks, A. (2011). Workplace spirituality and employee engagement. Journal of Management Spirituality Religion. Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Saks, A. M. (2017). Translating Employee Engagement Research into Practice. Organizational Dynamics, 46(2), 76–86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orgdyn.2017.04.003

Alan M. Saks, (2019) "Antecedents and consequences of employee engagement revisited", Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, Vol. 6Issue: 1, pp.19-38, https://doi.org/10.1108/JOEPP-06-2018-0034 

Saks, A. & Ashforth, B E. (2002). Feeling Your Way: Emotions and Organizational Entry. (R. G. Lord, R. J. Klimoski & R. Kanfer)Emotions in the Workplace: Understanding the Structure and Role of Emotions in Organizational Behavior. Jossey Bass.

Saks, A. M., & Gruman, J. A. (2018). Socialization resources theory and newcomers’ work engagement. Career Development International, 23(1), 12-32. doi:http://dx.doi.org.myaccess.library.utoronto.ca/10.1108/CDI-12-2016-0214 

Saks, A., Gruman, J.A. & Cooper Thomas H. (2011). The neglected role of proactive behavior and outcomes in newcomer socialization. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Saks, A., Haccoun, R.R. & Belcourt, M. (2007). Managing performance through training and development. Managing performance through training and development. Nelson.

Saks, A., Haccoun, R.R. & Belcourt, M. (2010). Managing performance through training and development. Managing performance through training and development. Nelson Education.

Saks, A., Klimoski, R.J. & Schmitt, N. (2007). Research measurement and evaluation of human resources. Research measurement and evaluation of human resources. Canada.

Saks, A., Klimoski, R.J. & Schmitt, N. (2000). Research measurement and evaluation of human resources. Research measurement and evaluation of human resources. Canada.

Saks, A., Leck Joanne D. & Saunders David M. (1995). Effects of Application Blanks and Employment Equity on Applicant Reactions and Job Pursuit Intentions. Journal of Organizational Behavior. Wiley Periodicals Inc.

Saks, A., Mudrack, P.E. & Ashforth, B.E. (1996). The Relationship between the Work Ethic, Job Attitudes, Intentions to Quit, and Turnover for Temporary Service Employees. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences. Dalhousie University Press, Ltd.

Saks, A., Salas, E. & Lewis, P. (2014). The transfer of training. International Journal of Training and Development. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Saks, A., Tamkin, P. & Lewis, P. (2011). Management training and development. International Journal of Training and Development. Blackwell Publishing.

Saks, A., Uggerslev, K.L. & Fassina, N.E. (2007). Socialization tactics and newcomer adjustment: A meta-analytic review and test of a model. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Saks, A., Wiesner, W.H. & Summers R J. (1994). Effects of Job Previews on Self Selection and Job Choice. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Song, J., Kammeyer-Mueller, J., Klein, H., Chen, J., Cooper Thomas, H., Gruman, J. A., … Thundiyil, T. (2018). Motivation of Newcomer Socialization: Integrating Multiple Perspectives. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2018(1), 14846. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2018.14846symposium

Tharenou P., Saks, A. & Moore C. (2007). A review and critique of research on training and organizational-level outcomes. Human Resource Management Review. Elsevier Limited.

Van Hoye, G. & Saks, A. (2011). The Instrumental‐Symbolic Framework: Organisational Image and Attractiveness of Potential Applicants and their Companions at a Job Fair. Applied Psychology. Blackwell Publishers Ltd.

Van Hoye, G., Saks, A., Lievens Filip. & Weijters Bert. (2015). Development and test of an integrative model of job search behaviour. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. Routledge.

Verma, A. & Saks, A. (1990). International Trade and Convergence in Human Resource Management Systems: Some Theoretical Propositions. Frontiers in Global Management International Conference. Unknown.

Viljevac, A., Helena, D.C. & Alan M Saks. (2012). An investigation into the validity of two measures of work engagement. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. Taylor & Francis Group.

Whyte, G. & Saks, A. (2007). The effects of self-efficacy on behavior in escalation situations. Human Performance. Taylor and Francis Inc.

Whyte, G., Saks, A. & Hook S. (1997). When success breeds failure: The role of self-efficacy in escalating commitment to a losing course of action. Journal of Organizational Behavior. John Wiley and Sons Ltd.

Wiesner W.H., Saks, A. & Summers R J. (1991). Job alternatives and job choice. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.

Zikic J. & Saks, A. (2009). Job search and social cognitive theory: The role of career-relevant activities. Journal of Vocational Behavior. Academic Press Inc.