On SAGE Insight: How Does the Media Frame Corporate Scandals?

[The following post is re-blogged from SAGE Insight. Please click here to view the original post. ] Article title: How Does the Media Frame Corporate Scandals? The Case of German Newspapers and the Volkswagen Diesel Scandal From Journal of Management Inquiry Despite the importance that the media has in regard to influencing people’s perceptions of … Continue reading On SAGE Insight: How Does the Media Frame Corporate Scandals?

Corporate Political Transparency: Challenging Assumptions

[We're pleased to welcome author Murad Mithani of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Mithani recently published an article in Business & Society entitled "Corporate Political Transparency." Below, Mithani explains the inspiration for conducting this research:] The idea for this study came during a preliminary investigation of managers’ thinking patterns when they are making campaign contributions. … Continue reading Corporate Political Transparency: Challenging Assumptions

Albert Dunlap Style Likability: Those Who Seek Flattery Get Enemies

[The following post is re-blogged from Organizational Musings. Click here to view the original article. It is a commentary based on a recently published article in Administrative Science Quarterly entitled "Those Closest Wield the Sharpest Knife: How Ingratiation Leads to Resentment and Social Undermining of the CEO," co-authored by Gareth D. Keeves, James D. Westphal, and … Continue reading Albert Dunlap Style Likability: Those Who Seek Flattery Get Enemies

Elephant or Donkey? How Board Political Ideology Impacts CEO Pay

How much does directors' political ideologies impact CEO compensation? Perhaps more than you might think--according to a recent paper published in Administrative Science Quarterly, entitled "The Elephant (or Donkey) in the Boardroom: How Board Political Ideology Affects CEO Pay" from authors Abhinav Gupta and Adam J. Wowak, conservative and liberal boards differ in not only how much … Continue reading Elephant or Donkey? How Board Political Ideology Impacts CEO Pay

Book Review: Bruce Kogut (ed.): The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Bruce Kogut (ed.): The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012. 388 pp. $42.00, hardcover. You can read the review by Mark S. Mizruchi of the University of Michigan, available now in the OnlineFirst section of Administrative Science Quarterly. From the review: Kogut’s primary interest is corporate governance and, secondarily, its role … Continue reading Book Review: Bruce Kogut (ed.): The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Book Review: Martin Ruef: Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Martin Ruef: Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. 285 pp. $35.00/£24.95, cloth. Heather A. Haveman of the University of California, Berkeley recently took the time to write a review of Martin Ruef's book, available now in the OnlineFirst section of Administrative Science Quarterly. … Continue reading Book Review: Martin Ruef: Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Book Review: Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work. By Jeffrey Hilgert . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press/ILR Press, 2013. 224 pp. ISBN 978-0-8014-5189-8, $45 (Cloth). Read the review by Guy Mundlak of Tel Aviv University from the January 2015 issue of ILR Review. “Workplace health and safety has now become … Continue reading Book Review: Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Award Winning Journal of Management Article on Capitol Hill

 "Age Stereotypes in the Workplace: Common Stereotypes, Moderators, and Future Directions," by Richard A. Posthuma of the University of Texas at El Paso and Michael A. Campion of Purdue University, won Journal of Management's 2014 Best Paper Award. Dr. Campion recently provided us with some insight on both the creation and impact of the article: … Continue reading Award Winning Journal of Management Article on Capitol Hill

Why Some Corporations Choose To Be Socially Responsible

Do you know what makes your pans non-stick or your toothpaste and hand soap fight bacteria? According to the European Commission Department for Health and Consumers, products like these can contain chemicals such as pesticides that cause cancer, reproductive and developmental issues, endocrine disruption, and environmental issues. While the EU has developed Registration, Evaluation and … Continue reading Why Some Corporations Choose To Be Socially Responsible

What is the Organizational Definition of Terrorism?

According to the Department of State's Country Reports on Terrorism 2013, international terrorist groups are progressively evolving and continue to present a threat to the United States. But can looking at terrorism through the lens of organizational scholarship help us understand the nature of terrorism? Authors Jordi Comas, Paul Shrivastava and Eric C. Martin discuss … Continue reading What is the Organizational Definition of Terrorism?