New Articles from California Management Review

  Newly published research from California Management Review is now online! We invite you to view all of the Online First articles for CMR by clicking here, that hosts articles covering a variety of topics such as corporate misconduct, competitive strategy, and  benefits of minority stake strategies. One article in particular, "Strategizing with Biases: Making Better … Continue reading New Articles from California Management Review

Quitting the Boss? Data on how managers affect voluntary turnover

Researcher S. Bhattacharya conducted a survey of 10,000 job seekers and found that 42% left their jobs due to dissatisfaction with managers (Bhattacharya 2008). Does this sound like a reason why you left a job you've held in the past? Companies everywhere want to retain the most efficient performers, so what can "bad" managers do to motivate and … Continue reading Quitting the Boss? Data on how managers affect voluntary turnover

Strategies for coping with rejection in work-related circumstances

Career-related rejection is inevitable, since everyone faces this reality at some point in in his or her life. Your idea for approaching project management could be rejected, you could be passed up on a desired promotion, or you could simply not be offered that dream job you've wanted since high school. In a recent paper … Continue reading Strategies for coping with rejection in work-related circumstances

The Mind-Set of Editors and Reviewers

Get the latest insight on what editors are looking for in your submitted manuscript! SAGE Publishing is proud to feature the latest editorial from Family Business Review, entitled, "The Mind-Set of Editors and Reviewers." This editorial is co-authored by James J. Chrisman, Pramodita Sharma and Jess Chua, and is currently free to read for a limited … Continue reading The Mind-Set of Editors and Reviewers

Highlights from California Management Review’s Latest Issue

California Management Review has served as a bridge of communication between academia and management practice for sixty years. The newest issue of CMR is now online to view, and features articles covering various topics such as managing technology through outsourcing, managing customer relations, and analyzing sustainability in big corporations. One article in particular, "Decentralization and Localization … Continue reading Highlights from California Management Review’s Latest Issue

Do Groups Make Better Decisions than Individuals?

Group projects are everywhere--whether you're at school, at work, or even in your household. It's customary to listen to each member of the group, and what he/she has to say about a strategy for approaching the project, or ways to improve the process in the future. Often, the ideas are compounded and morphed into a strategy … Continue reading Do Groups Make Better Decisions than Individuals?

Assessing Leadership Styles in Business Meetings

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies,  the typical employee spends an average of 6 hours per week in scheduled meetings (Rogelberg et al., 2006), allowing a considerable amount of time to assess the leadership and presenting skills of the supervisor. Authors Isabelle Odermatt, Cornelius  König, Martin Kleinmann, Romana … Continue reading Assessing Leadership Styles in Business Meetings

Undergraduate Internships: Do They Contribute to Career Success?

Internships help equip the student with skills to apply in classroom courses, as well as provide knowledge of how a business functions and if there is an interest sparked in his or her chosen field of study. The experience of internships, however, is under investigation of whether or not they help contribute to a student's … Continue reading Undergraduate Internships: Do They Contribute to Career Success?

How Couples Approach Making Travel Decisions

"Which hotel looks nicer for the better price? Where should we eat? What excursions did the concierge recommend?" These are all questions couples ask each other when planning a vacation, and when plans change during the trip. For some couples, the decision time on where to eat can take longer than others, and the even bigger … Continue reading How Couples Approach Making Travel Decisions

On SAGE Insight: The link between superbugs and hospital outsourced cleaners

[The following post is re-blogged from SAGE Insight. Click here to view the original post.] Article title: Superbugs versus outsourced cleaners: Employment Arrangements and the Spread of Health Care–Associated Infections From ILR Review On any given day, one in every 25 patients in U.S. hospitals has a health care–associated or hospital-acquired infection (HAI)—one of a … Continue reading On SAGE Insight: The link between superbugs and hospital outsourced cleaners