Learning Effective Business Communication Through LeBron James’s Career

[We're pleased to welcome author Alperen Manisaligil of Case Western Reserve University, who recently published an article in the Journal of Management Education entitled "Taking Your Talents to Business Communications: Analyzing Effective Communication Through LeBron James's Career Moves," co-authored by Diana Bilimoria. Below Manisaligil explains the inspiration for the research, and surprising conclusions. From Manisaligil:] I came to … Continue reading Learning Effective Business Communication Through LeBron James’s Career

Beyond Developmental: The Decision-Making Applications of Personality Tests

The use of personality assessments in organizations has often been limited to developmental applications. However, growing support for data-driven decision-making in recent years has made it apparent that personality assessments could also become a resource for talent management decisions. In a recent paper from Journal of Applied Behavioral Science entitled "Does Purpose Matter? The Stability of Personality Assessments … Continue reading Beyond Developmental: The Decision-Making Applications of Personality Tests

Do Applicant Reactions to Selection Systems Matter? Let Us Count the Ways…

[We're pleased to welcome Talya Bauer of Portland State University. Talya recently published an article in Group & Organization Management with co-authors Udo Konradt, Yvonne Garbers, Martina Boge, and Berrin Erdogan, entitled "Antecedents and Consequences of Fairness Perceptions in Personnel Selection: A 3-Year Longitudinal Study"] So just what are applicant reactions and why should you … Continue reading Do Applicant Reactions to Selection Systems Matter? Let Us Count the Ways…

Ashly H. Pinnington on Competence Regimes in Professional Organizations

[We're pleased to welcome Ashly H. Pinnington of the British University in Dubai. Dr. Pinnington and Jörgen Sandberg of UQ Business School at the University of Queensland recently published "Competence Regimes in Professional Service Firm Internationalization and Professional Careers" in Group and Organization Management.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? I developed … Continue reading Ashly H. Pinnington on Competence Regimes in Professional Organizations

An Interview With the Internationally Acclaimed Film Director Shekhar Kapur

We're pleased to feature Journal of Management Inquiry's "Meet the Person." Sonal Minocha, George Stonehouse and Martin Reynolds interviewed film director Shekhar Kapur, asking questions regarding his background, his thoughts on creativity, the role of education, and more. This interview and literature review serve our purpose of providing a deeper understanding of the concept of … Continue reading An Interview With the Internationally Acclaimed Film Director Shekhar Kapur

How Are Salespeople Viewed Around the World?

How do we view salespeople? Are they overly excited individuals selling us products that may or may not work for a quick buck or career oriented people who simply enjoy a challenge? How much does this perception differ around the globe? An article recently published in Journal of Marketing Education entitled "A Cross-Cultural Investigation of … Continue reading How Are Salespeople Viewed Around the World?

Go Team Girl! Women Empowerment and Olympic Success

Women first took part in the Olympic Games in Paris in 1900, according to the International Olympic Committee. At the time, out of 997 participating athletes, only 22 were women. By the 2012 Olympics in London, the number of participants had grown to 4,676, with significant rises in the number of participants beginning in 1972.  … Continue reading Go Team Girl! Women Empowerment and Olympic Success

Out of Whack: How Do You Measure Academic Career Success?

[Editor's Note: We're pleased to reproduce "Out of Whack: How Do You Measure Academic Career Success?" by Charles M. Vance from Journal of Management Inquiry.] Click here to read "Out of Whack: How Do You Measure Academic Career Success?" for free from Journal of Management Inquiry. Don’t forget to sign up for e-alerts from Journal … Continue reading Out of Whack: How Do You Measure Academic Career Success?

A Focus on High-Quality Research

[Editor's Note: We are pleased to reproduce Michael LaTour's editorial from the most recent issue of Cornell Hospitality Quarterly.] More than ever before, the quality of academic research is crucial for both journals and authors. Of course, impact factors are a reflection of this. But let us dig deeper. Does the article take a sophisticated … Continue reading A Focus on High-Quality Research

Working on Your Rhetoric Skills? Use Steve Jobs as a Model

No one will debate that Steve Jobs was a charismatic leader. Arguments have been made that his use of rhetoric is what led Apple, Inc. to such success. But just what was it exactly that made his rhetoric so successful? Loizos Heracleous and Laura Alexa Klaering explore this question in their article "Charismatic Leadership and … Continue reading Working on Your Rhetoric Skills? Use Steve Jobs as a Model