ERIC Number: EJ367133
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Person-Environment Fit Theory and Organizations: Commensurate Dimensions, Time Perspectives, and Mechanisms.
Caplan, Robert D.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v31 n3 p248-67 Dec 1987
Describes person-environment (PE) theory, pertinent studies and experiments in improving PE fit, advocating research on role of past, present, and anticipated PE fit on well-being and employee behavior; outcomes when PE fit is changed by altering P, E, or some combination; and considering the agent of change. Emphasizes systemic properties of organizations in predicting individual change. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A