Recently featured on CBS's Sunday Morning, Jean Twenge is the author of the best-selling book Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before. In the latest podcast from Psychology of Women Quarterly, journal editor Mary Brabeck interviews Jean Twenge about her article on time period and generational … Continue reading New Podcast: Jean Twenge on Generational Attitudes on Women in the Workplace
How did organizations become what they are today? Charles C. Snow of the Pennsylvania State University discusses the development of organizations throughout modern history in his scholarly essay entitled "Organizing in the Age of Competition, Cooperation, and Collaboration" from Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. The abstract: The purpose of this article is to describe … Continue reading Evolution of Organizations
It may not come as much of a shock to hear that young adults go on social media the most. According to Pew Research Center's , 87% of Facebook users are between 18 and 29. As social media has become more popular, educators have jumped on board as well. A 2013 study done by Pearson … Continue reading What Do Students Think of Social Media in the Classroom?
It can be discouraging for instructors who, after taking the time to prepare a lesson plan, find their students texting rather than taking notes in class. Educators across all disciplines and state lines are faced with the dilemma of how to respond. Is it a sign of disrespect or simply the burgeoning of a new … Continue reading No texting, plz! 🙂
Diffusion and adoption of innovation are major issues in the discipline of consumer behavior. The emergence of new technologies and developments as well as continuous changes in preferences by consumers not only shortens the life cycle of products but creates a need for innovation in order to gain a competitive edge and gratify customers’ demands. … Continue reading Does Consumer Innovativeness Influence Adoption of a New Product?
In the latest podcast from Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, author Maryam F. Yepes of Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland discusses her recent article entitled "Mobile Tablet Menus: Attractiveness and Impact of Nutrition Labeling Formats on Millennials’ Food Choices" which compared menu selections by millennial-age respondents to test the effects of five different menu nutrition labeling formats … Continue reading New Podcast! Can Mobile Tablet Menus Help Millennials Make Healthier Choices?
Hard to believe it, but the American office we go to Monday through Friday actually has quite a history. Deborah C. Andrews of the University of Delaware recently reviewed "Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace" by Nikil Saval in Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. Nikil Saval: Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace. New … Continue reading Book Review: Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace
"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
According to Forbes, 72% of people trust online reviews just as much as they would trust the opinion of a friend or family member. Furthermore, 4 out of 5 consumers admitted in a survey that they changed their mind about a purchase after reading online reviews. With statistics like these, it's not surprising that many … Continue reading How Should Businesses Respond to Bad Online Reviews?
We’re pleased to congratulate Richard A. Posthuma of the University of El Paso and Michael A. Campion of Purdue University, who are this year’s winner of the Journal of Management 2014 Best Paper Award! Their paper, “Age Stereotypes in the Workplace: Common Stereotypes, Moderators, and Future Research Directions” appeared in the January 2009 issue of … Continue reading Announcing the Winners of the Journal of Management 2014 Best Paper Award!