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Publications

This page contains a listing of our publications and, where possible, links to pdf copies.


Journal papers

van Ameijde, J.D.J., Nelson, P.C., Billsberry, J. and van Meurs, N. (in press) Improving leadership in higher education institutions: A distributed perspective. Higher Education.

Ambrosini, V., Billsberry, J. and Collier, N. (in press) Teaching soft issues in strategic management with films: Arguments and suggestions. International Journal of Management Education.

Billsberry, J. (2009) The embedded academic: A management academic discovers management. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal, 2 (3), 1-9.

Billsberry, J. (2008) Management education as an emotional science. Organization Management Journal, 5 (3), 149-151.

Billsberry, J. and Edwards, G. (2008) Toxic celluloid: Representations of bad leadership on film and implications for leadership development. Organisations and People, 15 (3), 104-110. 

Billsberry, J. and Gilbert, L.H. (2008) Using Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to teach different recruitment and selection paradigms. Journal of Management Education, 32 (2), 228-247. [First published online, 3 January 2008]

Coldwell, D.A.L., Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2008) The effects of person-organization ethical fit on employee attraction and retention: Towards a testable explanatory model. Journal of Business Ethics, 78 (4), 611-622. [First published online, 5 April 2007]

Edwards, J. A., Webster, S., Van Laar, D. & Easton, S. (2008). Psychometric analysis of the UK Health and Safety Executive’s Management Standards work-related stress Indicator Tool. Work & Stress, 22 (2), 96-107.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Attracting for values: An empirical study of ASA’s attraction proposition. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 22 (2), 132-149.

Edwards, J. A., Guppy, A. & Cockerton, T. (2007). A longitudinal study exploring the relationships between occupational stressors, non-work stressors, and work performance. Work & Stress, 21 (2), 99-116.

Edwards, J. A., Cockerton, T. & Guppy, A. (2007). A Longitudinal Study Examining the Influence of Work & Non-Work Stressors Upon Well-Being: A Multi-Group Analysis. International Journal of Stress Management, 14 (3), 294-311.

Van Laar, D. L., Edwards, J. A. & Easton, S. (2007). The Work-Related Quality of Life scale for healthcare workers. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 60 (3), 325-333.

Billsberry, J. (2006) Towards a future where we select for fit. People and Organisations at Work, 13 (Autumn), 10-11.

Billsberry, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) Organisational research: The missing link in HR departments. Capacity, 5 (July), 2-3.

Billsberry, J., Ambrosini, V., Moss-Jones, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2005) Some suggestions for mapping organizational members’ sense of fit. Journal of Business and Psychology, 19, 4, 555-570.


Books

Billsberry, J. (2009; Ed.) Discovering Leadership. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Experiencing Recruitment and Selection. Chichester: Wiley.


Book chapters

Billsberry, J. (2009) Leadership: A contested construct. In Billsberry, J. (Ed.) Discovering Leadership, pp. 24-34. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Billsberry, J. (2009) A leadership curriculum. In Billsberry, J. (Ed.) Discovering Leadership, pp. 1-11. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Billsberry, J. and Nelson, P.C. (2008) The impact of individualism on the outcome of penalty shoot-outs in international football tournaments. In Reilly, T. and Korkusuz, F.  (Eds.) Science and Football VI, pp. 169-173. Oxford: Routledge.

van Ameijde, J.D.J., Nelson, P.C., Billsberry, J. and van Meurs, N. (2008) Distributed leadership in project teams. In Turnbull-James, K. and Collins, J. (Eds.) Leadership Perspectives: Knowledge into Action, pp. 223-237. London: Palgrave.

van Meurs, N. and Spencer-Oatey, H. (2006) Multidisciplinary perspectives on intercultural conflict: The ‘Bermuda Triangle’ of conflict, culture and communication. In H. Kotthoff and H. Spencer-Oatey (Eds.), Handbook of Applied Linguistics, Volume 7: Intercultural Communication. Mouton: de Gruyter Publishers.


Keynote Addresses and Invited Contributions

Billsberry, J. (2007) Gaining a presence through online conferencing. Talk at the 4th ESRC 'Advancing research in the business and management field' seminar organised by the British Academy of Management's Research Methods Special Interest Group, Guildford.

Billsberry, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) Organisational research: The missing link in HR departments. Keynote address at 2nd Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Human Resource Management Network Conference – Planning for the Future: University HRM in the Next Decade, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Conference papers

Ambrosini, V. and Billsberry, J. (2009) Person-organization fit as a vehicle for knowledge sharing and creation. Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society (SMS) conference, Washington, DC.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2009) Employees' perceptions of fit and misfit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Brighton.

Edwards, J. and Billsberry, J. (2009) Exploring multidimensional person-environment fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Brighton.

Nelson, P. and Billsberry, J. (2009) The (almost) ubiquitous ASA framework. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Brighton.

Billsberry, J. (2009) Fit as wellness, misfit as illness. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2009) Exploring the relationship between fit and misfit: an in-depth qualitative study. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Nelson, P. and Billsberry, J. (2009) The ASA framework as rhetoric. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Ambrosini, V. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Value congruence and its impact on causal ambiguity. Paper presented at the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2008) Broad sketches on misfit as a psychopathology. Paper presented at the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Square pegs and round holes. Paper presented at the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit. PDF

Nelson, P. and Billsberry, J. (2008) The ASA framework as rhetoric. Paper presented at the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit. Billsberry, J. (2008) The level playing field: The worst venue of all. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Harrogate.

Billsberry, J., Ambrosini, V., Edwards, J.A., Moss-Jones, J., Marsh, P.J.G., van Meurs, N. and Coldwell, D.A.L. (2008) Three empirical studies exploring multidimensional fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Harrogate.

Edwards, J. A. (2008). Psychometric analysis of the UK Health and Safety Executive’s Management Standards work-related stress Indicator Tool. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference in Harrogate.

Nelson, P.C. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Does value homogeneity influence organisational performance? Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Harrogate.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2008) How HR recruitment and selection processes signal trust: An exploratory study. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Perceptions of selection: Applicants’ views. 6th Conference of the International Test Commission, Liverpool.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Human resource recruitment and trust: An exploratory study of signalling theory. Paper presented at the Institute of Work Psychology Conference, Sheffield.

McGran, S.C. and Billsberry, J. (2008) HRM: Adding value or adding complexity? Paper presented at the 3rd Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Human Resource Management Network Conference, Tobago.

Billsberry, J., Marsh, P.J.G. and McGran, S.C. (2008) Organisational research: An update. Paper presented at the 3rd Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Human Resource Management Network Conference, Tobago.

Nelson, P.C., van Ameijde, J.M.J. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Distributed leadership in higher education: Its meaning and implications for leadership development. Paper presented at the 3rd Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Human Resource Management Network Conference, Tobago.

Billsberry, J. and Searle, R.H. (2008) A different way of looking: Fit as a recruitment and selection paradigm. Paper presented at the 41st Occupational Psychology Conference, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Billsberry, J. and Searle, R.H. (2007) Fit as a recruitment and selection paradigm. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Employee fit and misfit: Two ends of the same spectrum? Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) The Cooler: A cinematic example of self-serving and organisation-serving fit. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) The immaculate misconception. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Informal conversations: A short case study. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) A short case study on misfit. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Assessing the fit of an internal applicant: A case study. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Person–environment interactions: A case study. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Fit as a recruitment and selection paradigm: A realistic job preview case study. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Talbot, D. (2007) ‘Supermarket from hell: A short case study on misfit’. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Talbot, D. (2007) ‘What are you doing here?: A short case study on misfit’. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Ambrosini, V. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Person–organisation fit: An invisible hand facilitating the transfer of tacit knowledge. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Warwick.

Nelson, P. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Exploring the impact of person–organisation fit on organisational performance. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Warwick.

Talbot, D., Billsberry, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2007) An exploratory study into the construction of employee fit and misfit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Warwick.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Uncovering Culture: The role of the selection experience in trust development and maintenance. European Group for Organizational Studies 23rd annual colloquium (EGOS), Vienna.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Trusting the organisation: How selection processes signal trust.  European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology (EAWOP), Stockholm.

Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N., Marsh, P., Moss-Jones, J., Ambrosini, V. and Coldwell, D.A. (2007) What is this thing called fit? Paper presented at the 40th Occupational Psychology Conference, Bristol.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2007) In search of misfit. Paper presented at the 40th Occupational Psychology Conference, Bristol.

Nelson, P., van Ameijde, J., van Meurs, N. and Billsberry, J. (2006) An empirical study of the factors influencing the emergence of distributed leadership. 5th International Conference on Leadership. Studying Leadership: Knowledge into Action, Cranfield.

Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N., Coldwell, D.A.L. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) A heuristic model for understanding the complexity of fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Belfast.

Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N., Coldwell, D.A.L. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) Towards a conceptual and explanatory model of fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Coldwell, D.A.L. (2006) Is research that is both causally adequate and adequate on the level of meaning possible or necessary in business research? A critical analysis of some methodological alternatives. Paper presented at 5th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, Dublin.

Coldwell, D.A.L., Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) The effects of person–organization ethical fit on employee attraction and retention: Towards a testable explanatory model. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Belfast.

Coldwell, D.A.L., Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) Effects of corporate social responsibility and ethical fit on employee attraction and retention. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

van Meurs, N. (2006) How do you see the world? Agreement about cultural norms and organizational practices in a British organization. International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology VIII Congress, Spetses, Greece

van Meurs, N. & Billsberry, J. (2006) Toward a better understanding of person-organisation fit: Introducing a new conceptual model. International Association for Applied Psychology Congress, Athens, Greece.

Billsberry, J. (2005) On the receiving end: An exploratory study of managerial selection in the United Kingdom. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

Billsberry, J., Ambrosini, V., Marsh, P.J.G., Moss-Jones, J. and van Meurs, N. (2005) Towards a composite map of organisational person–environment fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Oxford.

van Meurs, N. and Billsberry, J. (2005) Person–organisation (mis)fit: Exploring the benefits of values in terms of time. Paper presented at the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology conference, San Sebastián, Spain.

Billsberry, J. (2004) ASA theory: An empirical study of the attraction proposition. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Billsberry, J. (2004) Selecting for fit: A direct test of Schneider’s selection proposition. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Billsberry, J., Marsh, P.J.G. and Moss-Jones, J. (2004) Mapping organizational members’ sense of fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Billsberry, J., Moss-Jones, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2002) The brain makes the fit: On the materialist hypothesis to consciousness, neuropsychology and person–organisation fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Billsberry, J., Ambrosini, V., Moss-Jones, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2001) Some suggestions for the application of causal mapping and storytelling to survey individual complementary person–organisation fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Billsberry, J., Marsh, P.J.G. and Moss-Jones, J. (1999) Taking advantage of high levels of person-organisation value congruence in higher education settings. Paper presented at the College and University Personnel Association (CUPA) 1999 National Convention, Seattle, WH.

Billsberry, J. and Moss-Jones, J. (1999) Researching fit at the Open University. Public Interest and Non-Profit Management Research Unit and the Human Resource Research Unit lunchtime seminar series.

Billsberry, J. (1997) The development and initial trial of a Likert-scaled questionnaire for the indirect assessment of person-organisation value congruence. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Billsberry, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (1997) Developing organisational capability: Bridging the gap between strategic intent and operational implementation. Paper presented at the College and University Personnel Association (CUPA) National Convention, Boston, MA.