Artificial Intelligence and Social Simulation: Studying Group Dynamics on a Massive Scale

[We’re pleased to welcome authors, Jesse Hoey of the University of Waterloo, Tobias Schröder of Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Jonathan Morgan of Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Kimberly B. Rogers of Dartmouth College, Deepak Rishi of the University of Waterloo, and Meiyappan Nagappan of the University of Waterloo. They recently published an article in "Small … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and Social Simulation: Studying Group Dynamics on a Massive Scale

When Leadership Powers Team Learning: A Meta-Analysis

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Mieke Koeslag-Kreunen of Zuyd Hogeschool, Heerlen, Piet Van den Bossche of the University of Antwerp, Michael Hoven of Maastricht University, Marcel Van der Klink of Zuyd Hogeschool, Heerlen, and Wim Gijselaers of Maastricht University. They recently published an article in "Small Group Research" entitled “When Leadership Powers Team Learning: A … Continue reading When Leadership Powers Team Learning: A Meta-Analysis

Argument Complexity and Discussions of Political/Religious Issues

[We’re pleased to welcome authors, Dr. Lyn M. Van Swol of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Dr. Cassandra L. Carlson-Hill Carolina of Coastal Universit, and Dr. Emily Elizabeth Acosta Lewis of Sonoma State University. They recently published an article in "Small Group Research" entitled “Integrative Complexity, Participation, and Agreement in Group Discussions," which is currently free … Continue reading Argument Complexity and Discussions of Political/Religious Issues

Customer-Firm Interactions

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Jesús Cambra-Fierro of the University Pablo of Olavide, Iguácel Melero-Polo of the University of Zaragoza,  F. Javier Sese of the University of Zaragoza, and Jenny van Doorn of the University of Groningen. Wakefield. They recently published an article in the Journal of Service Research entitled “Customer-Firm Interactions and the Path to Profitability: … Continue reading Customer-Firm Interactions

Leadership and Employee Work Passion: Propositions for Future Empirical Investigations

[We’re pleased to welcome author Dr. Richard Egan of the University of Canberra, Mark Turner and Deborah Blackman of the University of New South Wales. They recently published an article in the Human Resource Development Review, entitled “Leadership and Employee Work Passion: Propositions for Future Empirical Investigations,” which is currently free to read for a … Continue reading Leadership and Employee Work Passion: Propositions for Future Empirical Investigations

Strategies for coping with rejection in work-related circumstances

Career-related rejection is inevitable, since everyone faces this reality at some point in in his or her life. Your idea for approaching project management could be rejected, you could be passed up on a desired promotion, or you could simply not be offered that dream job you've wanted since high school. In a recent paper … Continue reading Strategies for coping with rejection in work-related circumstances

Small Family Firms: How Knowledge is Shared

One could imagine that every small family firm has their particular habits when knowledge sharing, especially when the success (or failure) of the business relies on effective communication. A recent study published in Family Business Review analyzes the different leadership approaches to knowledge sharing, and we are pleased to welcome one of the authors, James … Continue reading Small Family Firms: How Knowledge is Shared

Experimental Research Designs For Entrepreneurship: Pros and Cons

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Sharon Simmons of the University of Missouri Kansas City, Alice Wieland of  the University of Nevada, and Dan Hsu of Appalachian State University, who recently published an article in Organizational Research Methods entitled “Designing Entrepreneurship Experiments: A Review, Typology, and Research Agenda." From Simmons, Wieland, and Hsu:] What inspired you to … Continue reading Experimental Research Designs For Entrepreneurship: Pros and Cons

How to Promote More Inclusive and Equitable Ways of Managing

[We’re pleased to welcome Stephen Allen of the University of Hull, UK. Stephen recently published an article in Management Learning entitled "Learning from Friends: Developing appreciations for unknowing in reflexive practice."  From Stephen:] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? The concept of 'reflexivity' (involving appreciating and exploring how our knowing about being in … Continue reading How to Promote More Inclusive and Equitable Ways of Managing

What Goes Unsaid: Studying Nonverbal Behavior in the Workplace

Effective communication between employees is integral to the performance and success of any organization. Communication between individuals is much more complex than it may appear on the surface, with nonverbal cues adding depth to interactions beyond verbal exchanges. As a result, it comes as no surprise that studies of employee communication cannot be complete without … Continue reading What Goes Unsaid: Studying Nonverbal Behavior in the Workplace