A Reflection by David Jiang on “More Than Meets the Eye”

[We’re pleased to welcome authors David S. Jiang of Georgia Southern University, Franz W. Kellermans of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Timothy P. Munyon of the  University of Tennessee, and M. Lane Morris of the University of Tennessee. They recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled “More Than Meets the … Continue reading A Reflection by David Jiang on “More Than Meets the Eye”

Family Constitution and Business Performance: Moderating Factors

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Rocio Arteaga and Susana Menéndez-Requejo of the University of Oviedo, Spain. They recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled “Family Constitution and Business Performance: Moderating Factors," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they reflect on the inspiration for conducting this research:] What … Continue reading Family Constitution and Business Performance: Moderating Factors

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?

Is It Better to Govern Managers Via Agency or Stewardship?

[We’re pleased to welcome author Albert E. James of Dalhousie University, Canada. James recently published an article in the Family Business Review entitled “Is It Better to Govern Managers via Agency or Stewardship? Examining Asymmetries by Family Versus Nonfamily Affiliation," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, James reflects on the … Continue reading Is It Better to Govern Managers Via Agency or Stewardship?

Case in Point: Introducing the Performance Review System to Students

[The following post is re-blogged from SAGE Connection. Please click here to view the original article.] In most companies, performance appraisals (PA) are a common practice used to evaluate overall employee performance while monitoring and fostering the success of both the employee and the company as a whole. This month’s installment of Case in Point, a blog … Continue reading Case in Point: Introducing the Performance Review System to Students

Family Firms and the Impact of Incentive Compensation

[We’re pleased to welcome authors James Chrisman of Mississippi State University, Srikant Devaraj of Ball State University, and Pankaj Patel of Villanova University. They recently published an article in Family Business Review entitled “The Impact of Incentive Compensation on Labor Productivity in Family and Nonfamily Firms.” From Chrisman, Devaraj, and Patel:]  Family firms are thought … Continue reading Family Firms and the Impact of Incentive Compensation

Do Reputation Rankings Influence the Perception of Firms?

[We're pleased to welcome Michael Barnett of Rutgers University. Michael recently published an article in Business & Society with co-author Shovi Leih entitled "Sorry to (Not) Burst Your Bubble: The Influence of Reputation Rankings on Perceptions of Firms."] I became interested in the topic of how reputation rankings affect individual perceptions of firms when I … Continue reading Do Reputation Rankings Influence the Perception of Firms?

Management Practices: Complementarity is the Key

[We're pleased to welcome Arthur Grimes of Motu Economic and Policy Research and University of Auckland. Arthur recently published an article in ILR Review entitled "The 'Suite' Smell of Success: Personnel Practices and Firm Performance" with co-author Richard Fabling of Motu Economic and Policy Research.] Throughout the world, we see firms in the same industry in … Continue reading Management Practices: Complementarity is the Key

New Podcast: Nadine Kammerlander on How Shared Stories Impact Family Firm Innovation

In the latest podcast from Family Business Review, assistant editor Karen Vinton and author Nadien Kammerlander discuss the article, "The Impact of Shared Stories on Family Firm Innovation: A Multicase Study" published in the December 2015 issue of Family Business Review. Nadine discusses the findings of the paper, including how shared stories that emphasize the … Continue reading New Podcast: Nadine Kammerlander on How Shared Stories Impact Family Firm Innovation