Refugee Resettlement Volunteers: Committed or Compelled?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Kirstie McAllum of the Université de Montréal, Canada (Ph.D, University of Waikato, New Zealand). McAllum recently published an article in Human Relations entitled "Committing to refugee resettlement volunteering: Attaching, detaching, and displacing organizational ties," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below McAllum summarizes her research and … Continue reading Refugee Resettlement Volunteers: Committed or Compelled?

Big-Science Organizations as Lead Users: A Case Study of CERN

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Poul Andersen of Aalborg University, Denmark and Susanne Åberg of Uppsala University, Sweden. Andersen and Åberg recently published an article in the Competition and Change entitled “Big-science organizations as lead users: A case study of CERN," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Andersen reflects on the … Continue reading Big-Science Organizations as Lead Users: A Case Study of CERN

Can Unions, by Themselves, Help Curb CEO Pay?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Muhammad Umar Boodoo of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Boodoo recently published an article in the ILR Review entitled “Do heavily-unionized companies compensate their CEOs less in periods of financial distress?," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Boodoo reflects on the inspiration … Continue reading Can Unions, by Themselves, Help Curb CEO Pay?

Stages of Corporate Sustainability: Integrating the Strong Sustainability Worldview

[We’re pleased to welcome author Nancy E. Landrum of Loyola University Chicago. Landrum recently published an article in Stages of Corporate Sustainability: Integrating the Strong Sustainability Worldview," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Landrum reflects on the inspiration for conducting her research and her contribution to the field:] I recently … Continue reading Stages of Corporate Sustainability: Integrating the Strong Sustainability Worldview

The Warm Glow of Restaurant Checkout Charity: Do You Participate?

It's often seen and experienced that retail stores, restaurants, and supermarkets ask for a donation to the cause of the season when you checkout. How often do you donate and agree to that $1-$5 on the pin pad? If you do donate, do you feel like an avid supporter of both the store you're shopping … Continue reading The Warm Glow of Restaurant Checkout Charity: Do You Participate?

Special Issue Call for Papers: Social Marketing Quarterly

Social Marketing Quarterly is currently seeking manuscripts to fit the special issue on Social Marketing for Biodiversity Conservation. All submissions are due by June 30, 2018. Click here to view the full submission guidelines; in order to properly submit online, you much login through the manuscript submission portal here. SMQ publishes original work and fosters … Continue reading Special Issue Call for Papers: Social Marketing Quarterly

Call for Papers: The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science is currently receiving manuscripts through this manuscript submission portal. With diverse audiences in mind, The Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences publishes a variety of material designed to help individuals and organizations promote positive, successful change. The specific goals of the journal are to: Present a range of conceptual frameworks that … Continue reading Call for Papers: The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

Customer misbehaviour in the collaborative economy: Is it contagious or not?

Co-authors Tobias Schaefers, Kristina Wittkowski, Sabine Benoit, and Rosellina Ferraro recently published an article in the Journal of Service Research entitled "Contagious Effects of Customer Misbehavior in Access-Based Services." Below is their informational video as a supplement to their article, which helps analyze how connections to a person's community can influence behavior in the given shared space. … Continue reading Customer misbehaviour in the collaborative economy: Is it contagious or not?

Leaders as Heroes: Can They Liberate Themselves?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Gerardo D. Abreu Pederzini of the University of  Bath, UK. Pederzini recently published an article in the Journal of Management Inquiry entitled “Leaders, Power and the Paradoxical Position: Fantasies for Leaders’ Liberation. Below, Pederzini reflects on the inspiration for conducting this research:] Our world of illusions, sooner or later crumbles in front … Continue reading Leaders as Heroes: Can They Liberate Themselves?

Effects of Celebrity Endorsements on Brand Equity Dimensions

Endorsement of luxury brands by celebrities is not a new phenomenon. The role of celebrities in influencing modern culture as well as consumption patterns is gaining prominence. Celebrities act as arbiters of style, taste and public opinion all over the world. The celebrity endorsement enables brand managers to catch attention, add credibility and numerous intangible … Continue reading Effects of Celebrity Endorsements on Brand Equity Dimensions