Enhancing the relevance of organizational behavior by embracing performance management research

Aguinis, Herman and Pierce, Charles A
Journal of Organizational Behavior Vol. 29, Issue 1, p. 139-145

There is a science-practice gap in organizational behavior (OB) whereby entire bodies of scholarly knowledge are ignored by practitioners. We identify research needed to improve performance management practices that is likely to enhance the relevance of OB in the eyes of practitioners and thus help reduce the science-practice gap.