Mark S. Johnson on the Travel Promotion Act’s Impact on Hotel Firm Stock Returns

[We’re pleased to welcome Mark Johnson of Michigan State University. Dr. Johnson recently collaborated with A. J. Singh of Michigan State University and Qing Ma of Cornell University on their paper "The Impact of Authorization of the Travel Promotion Act on Hotel Firm Stock Returns" from the February issue of Cornell Hospitality Quarterly.] I have … Continue reading Mark S. Johnson on the Travel Promotion Act’s Impact on Hotel Firm Stock Returns

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

Book Review: Jacob N. Shapiro: The Terrorist’s Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Jacob N. Shapiro : The Terrorist’s Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. 335 pp. $29.95/£19.95, hardcover. Anita M. McGahan of Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto recently took the time to review Shapiro's book in the OnlineFirst section of Administrative Science Quarterly. In this well-organized book, Shapiro … Continue reading Book Review: Jacob N. Shapiro: The Terrorist’s Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Book Review: Betsy Leondar-Wright: Missing Class: How Seeing Class Cultures Can Strengthen Social Movement Groups

Cold weather getting you down? Why not curl up by the fire with a good book? Betsy Leondar-Wright : Missing Class: How Seeing Class Cultures Can Strengthen Social Movement Groups. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University/ILR Press, 2014. 288 pp. $21.95, paperback. Read the review by Fabio Rojas of Indiana University Bloomington from the OnlineFirst section of … Continue reading Book Review: Betsy Leondar-Wright: Missing Class: How Seeing Class Cultures Can Strengthen Social Movement Groups

Book Review: Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Have some time to read before the new semester starts? Akos Rona-Tas, Alya Guseva : Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2014. 318 pp. $45.00, cloth. Read the review by Christopher Yenkey from the University of Chicago, available now in the OnlineFirst section of Administrative … Continue reading Book Review: Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Does your boss find you proactive…or pushy?

[We're pleased to welcome Gerhard Blickle and Andreas Wihler, both of the University of Bonn. Drs. Blickle and Wihler, collaborated with B. Parker Ellen III, Wayne A. Hochwarter, and Gerald R. Ferris - all of Florida State University - on their article recently published in Journal of Management entitled "Personal Initiative and Job Performance Evaluations: … Continue reading Does your boss find you proactive…or pushy?

Book Review: Steven G. Mandis: What Happened to Goldman Sachs: An Insider’s Story of Organizational Drift and Its Unintended Consequences

Looking for a good read now that the semester is winding down? Steven G. Mandis: What Happened to Goldman Sachs: An Insider’s Story of Organizational Drift and Its Unintended Consequences. Boston: Harvard Business Review Press, 2013. 400 pp. $28.00, hardcover. Alexandra Michel of University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education reviewed Steven G. Mandis's "What … Continue reading Book Review: Steven G. Mandis: What Happened to Goldman Sachs: An Insider’s Story of Organizational Drift and Its Unintended Consequences

Call for Papers on Organizations, Cosmopolitanism, and Sustainable Cities

Organization and Environment is currently accepting papers for a special issue on Organizations, Cosmopolitanism, and Sustainable Cities. This issue will be dedicated to exploring the organizational drivers of sustainable (and smart) cities in emerging cosmopolitan contexts. The issue will be guested edited by Boyd Cohen of Universidad del Desarrollo, Jose M. Alcaraz-Barriga of Murdoch University, … Continue reading Call for Papers on Organizations, Cosmopolitanism, and Sustainable Cities

William J. Baumol on Social Responsibility

Recently named by Thomson Reuters as one of the scholars predicted to be 2014 Nobel Laureate, William J. Baumol has led an active career as an American economic scholar. Dr. Baumol, now in his early nineties, is Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship and Academic Director of the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at New … Continue reading William J. Baumol on Social Responsibility

Book Review: Will China Democratize?

In the shadow of the 25 year anniversary of the Tiananmen square crackdown, the recent Hong Kong protests have generated interest in how China will respond. Could China ever adopt a democratic government? Andrew J. Nathan, Larry Diamond, and Marc F. Plattner. Will China Democratize? Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. 311pp. $29.96. You … Continue reading Book Review: Will China Democratize?