Marketing for Tourism, Hospitality & Events

SAGE Publishing would like to highlight one of the newer textbooks that provides a foundation of basic marketing principles applied to global tourism. The book, Marketing for Tourism, Hospitality & Events, is co-authored by Simon Hudson of the University of South Carolina and Louise Hudson who is an Independent Researcher. The book is complimented by … Continue reading Marketing for Tourism, Hospitality & Events

Which Factors Impact An Article’s Level of Citations?

[We're pleased to welcome Anne-Wil Harzing, Professor of International Management at Middlesex University, UK. She has published nearly 100 refereed journals articles and books/book chapters and has been listed on Thomson Reuter's Essential Science Indicators top 1% most cited academics in Economics & Business worldwide since 2007. Below, Harzing comments on a study published in the … Continue reading Which Factors Impact An Article’s Level of Citations?

What It Takes to Lead in Life-Threatening Situations

[We’re pleased to welcome author Deirdre Dixon of the University of Tampa, Florida. Dixon recently published an article in the Journal of Leadership and Organization Studies entitled “Making Sense When It Matters Most: An Exploratory Study of Leadership In Extremis,” co-authored by Michael Weeks, Richard Boland, and Sheri Perelli. Below, Dixon explains the inspiration for conducting … Continue reading What It Takes to Lead in Life-Threatening Situations

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

CEO Characteristics That Influence A Firm’s Investing Strategy

[We’re pleased to welcome author Bruce C. Rudy of The University of Texas at San Antonio. He recently published an article in Business & Society entitled “The Chief Political Officer: CEO Characteristics and Firm Investment in Corporate Political Activity," co-authored by Andrew F. Johnson. From Rudy:] In setting out to study what drives organizations to … Continue reading CEO Characteristics That Influence A Firm’s Investing Strategy

War, Exploration, and Interference: The Rise of Amateur Broadcasters

[The following post is re-blogged from Organizational Musings. Click here to view the original article. It is a commentary based on a recently published article in Administrative Science Quarterly entitled “Labor of Love: Amateurs and Lay-expertise Legitimation in the Early U.S. Radio Field,” co-authored by Grégoire Croidieu and Phillip H. Kim.  From Henrich Greve via … Continue reading War, Exploration, and Interference: The Rise of Amateur Broadcasters

Communities as Nested Servicescapes

[We’re pleased to welcome Xiaojing Sheng from the University of Texas at Rio Grande. Sheng co-authored a recently published article in the Journal of Service Research  entitled “Communities as Nested Servicescapes" with Penny Simpson and Judy Siguaw. From Sheng:] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? From groups of four to sixteen sipping margaritas in local … Continue reading Communities as Nested Servicescapes

#OSEditorPicks: Temporary Organizing and Institutional Change

[We are pleased to welcome Trish Reay, Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies.] Much of today’s work is accomplished within projects. In Temporary Organizing and Institutional Change, recently published in Organization Studies, Sampo Tukiainen and Nina Granqvist investigate how people engage in temporary project work that ultimately holds potential for institutional change. They analyzed how events unfolded over time … Continue reading #OSEditorPicks: Temporary Organizing and Institutional Change

How Does Organization Culture Act As A Driver Of Competitive Advantage?

[We’re pleased to welcome back Pankaj M. Madhani of ICFAI Business School (IBS). Pankaj published an article in Compensation & Benefits Review entitled “Sales Organization Culture, Compensation Strategy and Firm Valuation." Notes from Madhani:] The culture of sales organization is comprised of fundamental principles and beliefs that are shared by its members and hence determines the … Continue reading How Does Organization Culture Act As A Driver Of Competitive Advantage?

Is it a ‘home run’ for vertical integration? Organizational Form in Professional Baseball

At first glance, the organizational form of major league and minor league baseball teams may appear straightforward--minor league teams provide training and experience for players, which provides major league teams with a strong recruitment pool. However, a recent paper published in the Journal of Sports Economics by F. Andrew Hanssen, James W. Meehan Jr., and Thomas … Continue reading Is it a ‘home run’ for vertical integration? Organizational Form in Professional Baseball