Follow the leader?

We've all heard about them - huge successes and failures that undoubtedly color impressions of entrepreneurial risk and those involved. How do significant events change the subsequent threshold for organizations seeking to become market entries? Who fares better in this type of environment - consensus or non-consensus entrepreneurs?   In a recent article in Administrative Science Quarterly authors Elizabeth … Continue reading Follow the leader?

Extreme-Team Research: An Approach to Overcoming Research Obstacles

Researching the performance and management of extreme teams, which work in unconventional environments on high-risk tasks, presents a number of unique challenges to researchers, including limitations on data collection and sample sizes. In a new article published in Journal of Management, entitled "An Approach for Conducting Actionable Research with Extreme Teams," authors Suzanne T. Bell, David M. … Continue reading Extreme-Team Research: An Approach to Overcoming Research Obstacles

How Does Organizational Design Influence the Risk-Taking Perceptions of Managers?

[We’re pleased to welcome Devaki Rau of Northern Illinois University. Dr. Rau recently collaborated with Thorvald Haerem of BI Norwegian Business School and Elisa Fredericks of Northern Illinois University on their article "The Influence of Centralization and Extent of Cross-Functional Team Usage on Senior Managers’ Risk-Related Perceptions" from Group and Organization Management.] Though we know … Continue reading How Does Organizational Design Influence the Risk-Taking Perceptions of Managers?

Are Young Mothers in India Deprived of Maternal Health Care Services?

Young women are at a higher risk of poor birth outcomes. Studies have found increased risk of preterm delivery, intrauterine growth retardation and low birth weight among adolescents (Amini et al. 1996; Fraser et al. 1995; Satin et al. 1994). Additionally, the risk of maternal death is higher among teenagers compared to older women (Gupta … Continue reading Are Young Mothers in India Deprived of Maternal Health Care Services?

Submit Your Research to World Future Review!

World Future Review is a refereed journal that seeks to expand communication among the researchers and practitioners now exploring trends and alternatives for society. This journal welcomes articles that: 1) assess techniques for studying future options; 2) fairly evaluate probable, possible, and optimal outcomes of existing policies and practices in every field; and 3) facilitate … Continue reading Submit Your Research to World Future Review!

How Should Businesses Respond to Bad Online Reviews?

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?

Listen to the Latest Podcast from Journal of Management on “The Chrysalis Effect”

In the latest podcast from Journal of Management, Ernest Hugh O'Boyle Jr, lead author of the article "The Chrysalis Effect: How Ugly Initial Results Metamorphosize Into Beautiful Articles" speaks with Journal of Management Associate Editor Fred Oswald about the article's findings concerning questionable research practices. The podcast can be downloaded by clicking here and the … Continue reading Listen to the Latest Podcast from Journal of Management on “The Chrysalis Effect”

Can Undocumented Immigrants Be Protected From Wage Theft?

A study done by Pew Hispanic Center found that undocumented immigrants living in the United States earned a median household income of $36,000, $14,000 less than their legal and native-born counterparts, despite the fact that many households had more working members. These workers are also more susceptible to situations where employment laws aren't followed, as … Continue reading Can Undocumented Immigrants Be Protected From Wage Theft?

Announcing the Winners of the Journal of Management 2014 Best Paper Award!

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!

Top Five: What If?

This morning saw the beginning of the World Future Society 2014 annual conference: WorldFuture 2014: What If in Orlando, Florida! WorldFuture 2014 is a collective of some of the world's most inquisitive and dedicated scholars, asking about the future of a myriad of topics including humanity, government, education, religion and even happiness. Speakers will include … Continue reading Top Five: What If?