Are Academy Awards Effective Signals of Quality Films?

The Academy Awards is a well-established celebration of talent and achievement in the film industry. Yesterday marked the Oscars' 88th award ceremony, a testament to the popularity of the Academy Awards, but popularity alone does not mean that the Oscars are a reliable signal of quality. We revisit the article, "Why Some Awards Are More Effective Signals … Continue reading Are Academy Awards Effective Signals of Quality Films?

What Effect Does Status Endowment Have on Customer Loyalty Programs?

[We're pleased to welcome Lena Steinhoff of the University of Paderborn in Germany. Dr. Steinhoff recently collaborated with Andreas Eggert of University of Paderborn and Ina Garnefeld of the University of Wuppertal on their paper from Journal of Service Research entitled "Managing the Bright and Dark Sides of Status Endowment in Hierarchical Loyalty Programs."] When … Continue reading What Effect Does Status Endowment Have on Customer Loyalty Programs?

How to Manage Salesforce Performance Measures? An Optimal Choice Between Behavior Versus Outcome Approaches

[We’re pleased to welcome Pankaj M. Madhani of ICFAI Business School (IBS) in India. Dr. Madhani is the author of “Managing Salesforce Performance: Behavior Versus Outcome Measures” which appeared in the most recent issue of Compensation and Benefits Review.] As selling is an unique and independent occupation, effective management of salespeople plays a critical role … Continue reading How to Manage Salesforce Performance Measures? An Optimal Choice Between Behavior Versus Outcome Approaches

Does Organizational Citizenship Behavior Increase Organizational Performance?

If an employee feels disempowered at work, they'll soon find themselves struggling to stay motivated and productive. This disengagement is a lose-lose situation for everyone, causing unhappiness for employees and profit loss for companies. In the 1980's, Edward E. Lawler III presented a possible solution to this problem by initiating a model which increased employee … Continue reading Does Organizational Citizenship Behavior Increase Organizational Performance?

Watch for These Awards from Organization and Environment in 2015!

Organization and Environment is excited to announce that it will be presenting two awards for outstanding articles at the 2015 Academy of Management Annual Meeting! Organization and Environment is recognized as a leading international journal unique in its emphasis on the connection between the management of organizations and the multiple dimensions of the general environment. It … Continue reading Watch for These Awards from Organization and Environment in 2015!

Pedro Monteiro and Davide Nicolini on Material Elements in Institutional Work

[We’re pleased to welcome Pedro Monteiro and Davide Nicolini, both of the University of Warwick. Their paper, "Recovering Materiality in Institutional Work: Prizes as an Assemblage of Human and Material Entities," recently appeared in the January 2015 issue of Journal of Management Inquiry.] In summer 2014 the Victoria and Albert inaugurated in London an exhibition … Continue reading Pedro Monteiro and Davide Nicolini on Material Elements in Institutional Work

Human Resource Development Review Now Indexed in Thomson Reuters!

We’re pleased to announce that Human Resource Development Review is now indexed in Thomson Reuters’ Social Science Citation Index! The journal will receive its first impact factor when they are released next June. Human Resource Development Review is a theory development journal for scholars of human resource development and related disciplines. It publishes articles that make theoretical … Continue reading Human Resource Development Review Now Indexed in Thomson Reuters!

Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies Now Indexed in Thomson Reuters!

We're pleased to announce that Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies is now indexed in Thomson Reuters' Social Science Citation Index! The journal will receive its first impact factor when they are released next June. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies is the official journal of the Midwest Academy of Management. It publishes research articles on … Continue reading Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies Now Indexed in Thomson Reuters!

Congratulations to Seigyoung Auh of Journal of Service Research!

We are delighted to congratulate Seigyoung Auh, winner of Journal of Service Research's Best Reviewer Award! Dr. Auh, kindly provided us with some information on his work: Seigyoung's research interests are in the areas of knowledge sharing/transfer in sales teams, frontline service employee extra role behavior, salesperson customer orientation diversity, sales team learning and conflict, … Continue reading Congratulations to Seigyoung Auh of Journal of Service Research!

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