A core approach of PTG is continued knowledge creation to support our philosophy of total talent solutions. Our team regularly publishes in peer reviewed journals and specialist textbooks in the talent management field. Research and publication ensures the foundations of our practice models remain established in the science. To this end PTG associates collaborates with leading international researchers. Below is a selection of recent scholarly published works from the PTG Faculty, made available to our community of practitioners. Click on the hyperlink below abstract to gain direct access to the article you are interested in. For any information relating to published resources, get in touch with us at [email protected].

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Stander, F. W., Van Zyl, L. E., & Motaung, K. (2016). Promoting fan engagement: An exploration of the fundamental motives for sport consumption amongst premier league football spectators. Journal of psychology in Africa26(4), 309-315. Journal of psychology in Africa Dr Ederick Stander, Prof Llewellyn van Zyl 2016
Abstract

Empirical analysis of a measurement model specifying consumption motives for sport as predictors of fan engagement; utilizing structural equation modelling.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14330237.2016.1208920

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Van Woerkom, M., Mostert, K., Els, C., Bakker, A. B., de Beer, L., & Rothmann Jr, S. (2016). Strengths use and deficit correction in organizations: Development and validation of a questionnaire. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology25(6), 960-975. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology Prof Leon de Beer, Ian Rothmann 2016
Abstract

Publication of the Strength Use and Deficit Correction (SUDCO) instrument as a reliable and valid scale with robust psychometric properties drawing from several international studies in diverse occupational contexts.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1359432X.2016.1193010

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Coxen, L., van der Vaart, L., & Stander, M. W. (2016). Authentic leadership and organisational citizenship behaviour in the public health care sector: The role of workplace trust. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology42(1), 13-pages. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology Prof Marius Stander 2016
Abstract

Exploratory research design assessing a structural and measurement model of authentic leadership as it relates to organisational citizenship behaviour (OCB) amongst employees in the public healthcare sector.

http://sajip.co.za/index.php/sajip/article/view/1364

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Du Toit, D. H. (2016). An Archetypal Approach to Coaching. In Coaching Psychology: Meta-theoretical perspectives and applications in multicultural contexts (pp. 187-203). Springer International Publishing. Springer International Specialist Book Dr Danie du Toit 2016
Abstract

Chapter motivates for the utilization of Jungian depth psychology and positions archetypal psychology as a valuable approach to challenge irritational thought processes and facilitate growth amongst coachees.

http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-31012-1_9

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Van Wyk, S. M., De Beer, L. T., Pienaar, J., & Schaufeli, W. B. (2016). The psychometric properties of a workplace boredom scale (DUBS) within the South African context. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology42(1), 1-10. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology Prof Leon de Beer 2016
Abstract

Development and validation of a workplace boredom scale applicable in a local context. Workplace boredom has been associated with adverse organisational outcomes. This study put forward a scientific scale to assess the construct in a South African context.

http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?pid=S2071-07632016000100004&script=sci_arttext&tlng=es

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Jorgensen, L. I., van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. W. (2016). Training emerging psychologists as multi-cultural contextual coaches. In Coaching Psychology: Meta-theoretical perspectives and applications in multicultural contexts (pp. 357-392). Springer International Publishing. Springer International Publishing Prof Llewellyn van Zyl, Prof Marius Stander 2016
Abstract

An overview of theoretical models and contemporary research to position the training of future psychologists as multi-cultural coaches within the practitioner-scholar paradigm.

http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-31012-1_16

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Stander, F. W., & De Beer, L. T. (2016). Engagement as a source of positive consumer behaviour: A study amongst South African football fans. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation38(2), 187-200. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation Dr Ederick Stander, Prof Leon de Beer 2016
Abstract

Exploratory research evaluating the psychometric properties of the Fan Engagement Scale (FES) in the context of the South African professional football industry. Structural equation modelling methods were applied through Bayesian statistics.

https://journals.co.za/content/sport/38/2/EJC192938

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Van Zyl, L. E., Motschnig-Pitrik, R., & Stander, M. W. (2016). Exploring positive psychology and person-centred psychology in multi-cultural coaching. In Coaching Psychology: Meta-theoretical perspectives and applications in multicultural contexts (pp. 315-355). Springer International Publishing. Springer International Specialist Book Prof Llewellyn van Zyl, Prof Marius Stander 2016
Abstract

This chapter contrasted eclectic and purist theorising through examining similarities and differences between positive psychology and the person-centred approach, proposing a model and approach for coaching in multi-cultural contexts.

http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-31012-1_15

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Van Zyl, L. E., Nel, E., Stander, M. W., & Rothmann Sr, S. (2016). Conceptualising the professional identity of industrial or organisational psychologists within the South African context. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology42(1), 1-10. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology Prof Llewellyn van Zyl, Prof Marius Stander 2016
Abstract

The objective of this article was to conceptualize and define the role, professional identity and scope of practice of industrial psychologists in South Africa, also in view of future positioning of the profession.

http://search.proquest.com/openview/6158c813f9f223c4c83e43c50f7c83b2/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=646364

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Stander, F.W. (2016). A case for loyalty-based relational business models: Assessing direct and mediating effects of the Net Promoter Score (NPS) metric in commercial football consumption decisions. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure, 5(4), 1-16. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Dr Ederick Stander 2016
Abstract

Assessment of the effect of net promotor score (NPS) as metric in stimulating investment in merchandise amongst football consumers, directly through regression modelling and indirectly as mediator.

http://www.ajhtl.com/2016-2018-editions.html

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. W. (2016). The future of multi-cultural coaching psychology. In Coaching Psychology: Meta-theoretical perspectives and applications in multicultural contexts (pp. 417-428). Springer International Publishing. Springer International Specialist Book Prof Llewellyn van Zyl, Prof Marius Stander 2016
Abstract

This chapter considers the future of multi-cultural coaching from the perspective of the discipline and profession. It draws on established coaching literature to provide a meta-theoretical overview of the future of the practice of coaching; particularly in executive contexts.

http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-31012-1_18

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Olckers, C., & Zyl, L.E. (2016). The relationship between employment equity perceptions and psychological ownership in a South African mining house: The role of ethnicity. Social indicators research127(2), 887-901. Social indicators research Prof Llewellyn van Zyl 2016
Abstract

Exploration of the cognitive-affective phenomena of psychological ownership as it relates to employment equity perceptions amongst employees from various functions in the mining and manufacturing industries.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-015-0972-z

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
De Beer, L. T., Tims, M., & Bakker, A. B. (2016). Job crafting and its impact on work engagement and job satisfaction in mining and manufacturing. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences19(3), 400-412. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences Prof Leon de Beer 2016
Abstract

Multi-group structural equation modelling to examine the role of job crafting on engagement and satisfaction of employees in the mining and manufacturing sector.

http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?pid=S2222-34362016000300006&script=sci_arttext&tlng=es

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Stander, F.W, Rothmann, S., & Botha, E. (2016). Pathways to flourishing of athletes: the role of team and individual strength use. South African Journal of Psychology, 0081246316649095. South African Journal of Psychology Dr Ederick Stander, Dr Elrie Botha 2016
Abstract

Structural analysis of athlete flourishing within the context of conservation of resources (COR) theory, postulating strength based approaches and team embeddedness as predictors of the athlete flourishing experience.

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0081246316649095

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Queiros, D. R., De Villiers, M. R., Van Zyl, C., Conradie, N., & Van Zyl, L. (2015). Rich environments for active open distance learning: looks good in theory but is it really what learners want?. Progressio, 37(2), 79-100. Progressio Prof Llewellyn van Zyl 2015
Abstract

Exploratory research evaluating the role of engagement, learning activities, course design, motivation and interactivity in Open Distance Learning and to enable rich environments for active learning (REAL). Data analysis was conducted using descriptive statistics, non-parametric correlations and cross-tabulations.

https://journals.co.za/content/progress/37/2/EJC180406

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
De Beer, L. T., Pienaar, J., & Rothmann Jr, S. (2016). Work overload, burnout, and psychological ill-health symptoms: a three-wave mediation model of the employee health impairment process. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping29(4), 387-399. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping Prof Leon de Beer, Ian Rothmann 2015
Abstract

Evaluation of causal relationships in the health impairment process of employee well-being over time, accounting for burnout. Structural equation modelling methods were applied. Research design was longitudinal, assessing three waves of data points.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10615806.2015.1061123

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Stander, F. W., De Beer, L. T., & Stander, M. W. (2015). Authentic leadership as a source of optimism, trust in the organisation and work engagement in the public health care sector: original research. SA Journal of Human Resource Management13(1), 1-12. SA Journal of Human Resource Management Dr Ederick Stander, Prof Leon de Beer, Prof Marius Stander 2015
Abstract

Empirical evaluation of authentic leadership as an enabler of higher work engagement amongst professional staff in the public healthcare sector. Conducted from the perspective of the job demands resources (JD-R) model. Structural equation modelling, cross sectional design.

https://journals.co.za/content/sajhrm/13/1/EJC171240

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
De Beer, L. T., Rothmann Jr, S., & Pienaar, J. (2016). Job insecurity, career opportunities, discrimination and turnover intention in post-apartheid South Africa: examples of informative hypothesis testing. The International Journal of Human Resource Management27(4), 427-439. International Journal of Human Resource Management Prof Leon de Beer, Ian Rothmann 2015
Abstract

Stratified random sampling across male employees of five large corporate organisations. The article examined differences in experiences of employment equity law and affirmative action policies of male employees.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09585192.2015.1020446

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
De Beer, F., & Du Toit, D. H. (2015). Human resources managers as custodians of the King III code. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences18(2), 206-217. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences Dr Danie du Toit 2015
Abstract

Exploratory research to define the understanding and custodian role of Human Resource (HR) managers in the King III code. The article investigated the function of HR leaders to enable the principles of good corporate governance as prescribed by King III.

http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?pid=S2222-34362015000200005&script=sci_arttext&tlng=pt

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
De Beer, L. T., Pienaar, J., & Rothmann Jr, S. (2015). Designated and non-designated employee experiences in post-apartheid South Africa: Examples of informative hypothesis testing. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-13. International Journal of Human Resource Management Prof Leon de Beer, Ian Rothmann 2015
Abstract

Exploratory study of employee experiences in a modern work context in South Africa.

http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2%3A926526&dswid=453

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Nel, T., Stander, M. W., & Latif, J. (2015). Investigating positive leadership, psychological empowerment, work engagement and satisfaction with life in a chemical industry. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology41(1), 1-13. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology Prof Marius Stander 2015
Abstract

Structural modelling analysis to examine the interdimensional nature of positive leadership, psychological empowerment, work engagement and satisfaction with life in a large multinational petrochemical organisation.

http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2071-07632015000100015

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Stander, F. W., Mostert, K., & de Beer, L. T. (2014). Organisational and individual strengths use as predictors of engagement and productivity. Journal of Psychology in Africa24(5), 403-409. Journal of Psychology in Africa Dr Ederick Stander, Prof Leon de Beer 2014
Abstract

Empirical analysis of the effect of an organisational and individual strength based development approach on engagement and productivity levels of employees in a financial services organisation.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14330237.2014.997007

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
De Klerk, S., & Stander, M. W. (2014). Leadership empowerment behaviour, work engagement and turnover intention: the role of psychological empowerment. Journal of Positive Management5(3), 28-33. Journal of Positive Management Prof Marius Stander 2014
Abstract

Structural equation modelling and analysis of the relationship between leader empowering behaviours, work engagement and turnover intention of employees in a manufacturing environment.

http://search.proquest.com/openview/f8e8776cd46bf64bcccb40ab4a8ccdc8/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=1846341

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
De Beer, L. T., Pienaar, J., & Rothmann Jr, S. (2014). Job Burnout, Work Engagement and Self‐reported Treatment for Health Conditions in South Africa. Stress and Health, 32, 36-46. Stress and Health Prof Leon de Beer, Ian Rothmann 2014
Abstract

Weighted least squared approach structural equation modelling to assess the relationship between burnout, engagement and self-reported treatment amongst a large sample of employees from various sectors.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smi.2576/full

Publication Source PTG Faculty Member Publication year
Van Zyl, L. E., & Stander, M. W. (2013). A strengths-based approach towards coaching in a multicultural environment. In Interdisciplinary handbook of the person-centered approach (pp. 245-257). Springer New York. Springer International Specialist Book Prof Llewellyn van Zyl, Prof Marius Stander 2013
Abstract

This chapter put forward a strength based coaching model for use in a multicultural context for coaches conducting international assignments.

http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-7141-7_17

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