Holocaust Education and Its Effect on UNESCO Policy Guides

Holocaust education- working towards cultivating global citizenship, promoting human rights, and developing a culture of peace and prevention of genocide The Holocaust as a topic of study is present to varying degrees in a substantial number of countries, notably European, as well as countries where victims of the Holocaust have sought refuge and others not … Continue reading Holocaust Education and Its Effect on UNESCO Policy Guides

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

The elephant (and the donkey) in the boardroom

[The following post is re-blogged from the London School of Economics and Political Science Business Review. Click here to view the article from LSE. It is based on a paper recently published in Administrative Science Quarterly titled “The Elephant (or Donkey) in the Boardroom: How Board Political Ideology Affects CEO Pay." From LSE:]   Firms governed … Continue reading The elephant (and the donkey) in the boardroom

Laissez-Colbert: Using The Colbert Report to Teach Macroeconomics

It is not often that economics and comedy come together, but for professors looking to infuse their macroeconomics courses with comedic appeal, look no further than The Colbert Report. A recent article from The American Economist from author Gregory M. Randolph entitled "Laissez-Colbert: Teaching Introductory Macroeconomics with The Colbert Report" outlines how the Comedy Central show can be useful tool … Continue reading Laissez-Colbert: Using The Colbert Report to Teach Macroeconomics

Exploring the Politics of Labeling Through Wikileaks and The News of the World

[We’re pleased to welcome Danielle Logue of the University of Technology Sydney. Dr. Logue recently collaborated with Stewart R. Clegg, also of the University of Technology Sydney, on their article "Wikileaks and The News of the World: The Political Circuitry of Labeling" from Journal of Management Inquiry.] After my PhD, a colleague from Oxford went … Continue reading Exploring the Politics of Labeling Through Wikileaks and The News of the World

Unlimited Free Access to Unscripted Voices of 21st Century Workers “On the Front Line”

[We're pleased to welcome Paul Brook, one of the editors of Work, employment, society. All 10 articles in the On the Front Line (OTFL) collection are being made permanently free as part of Work, employment and society’s wider commitment to public sociology.] These powerful testimonies of employees’ accounts of their working lives form a series … Continue reading Unlimited Free Access to Unscripted Voices of 21st Century Workers “On the Front Line”

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

The Gender Pay Gap

Back in the news is an issue of importance in the field of management: the gender pay gap. Fifty years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, women continue to be paid less than men, even when accounting for factors commonly understood to affect earnings. As the U.S. Census Bureau data has … Continue reading The Gender Pay Gap

The March Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is Now Online!

The March issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is now available and can be read online for free for the next 30 days. This issue offers a range of compelling articles on organizational studies as well as astute book reviews. The lead article, "Creativity from Constraint? How the Political Correctness Norm Influences Creativity in Mixed-sex Work … Continue reading The March Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is Now Online!

Book Review: Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Discontent in India

Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Discontent in India. By Rina Agarwala. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 264 pp. ISBN 978-1-107-66308-4, $29.99 (Paperback). Looking for a good read for the long weekend? Akshay Mangla of Harvard Business School recently reviewed "Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Discontent in India" in ILR Review. Informal workers, … Continue reading Book Review: Informal Labor, Formal Politics, and Dignified Discontent in India