Enterprises for Sustainable Development

[In a recent article "'Rhetoric mix' of argumentations: How policy rhetoric conveys meaning of entrepreneurship for sustainable development" published in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Virva Salmivaara and Ewald Kibler from Aalto University in Finland explore the complexity of the European Union policy discourse and the different roles of entrepreneurship in sustainable development.] What motivated you … Continue reading Enterprises for Sustainable Development

Commercializing Sustainable Technologies by Developing Attractive Value Propositions: The Case of Photovoltaic Panels

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Anne-Lorène Vernay of the Univ Grenoble Alpes, Melanie Sohns of MVV Enamic GmbH, Joachim Schleich of the Univ Grenoble Alpes, and Meyer Haggège of the Univ Grenoble Alpes. They recently published an article in Organization & Environment entitled “Commercializing Sustainable Technologies by Developing Attractive Value Propositions: The Case of Photovoltaic Panels," which … Continue reading Commercializing Sustainable Technologies by Developing Attractive Value Propositions: The Case of Photovoltaic Panels

Is Facebook today’s Compuserve? How Libra could hasten its demise

Will Libra be Facebook’s downfall? (Shutterstock) Marc-David L. Seidel, University of British Columbia When Mark Zuckerberg was five years old in 1989, two dominant players in telecommunications made a big announcement. Compuserve (the first major commercial online service provider) and MCI Mail (one of the first commercial e-mail service providers) introduced commercial e-mail relays to … Continue reading Is Facebook today’s Compuserve? How Libra could hasten its demise

Role of Self-efficacy, Optimism and Job Engagement in Positive Change

Role of Self-efficacy, Optimism and Job Engagement in Positive Change: Evidence from the Middle East “When leaders adopt positive practices for change, it has significant outcomes” Positive organizational change has grown out of the newly emerging field of positive organizational scholarship (POS), which refers to the investigation of positive outcomes, practices, attributes, and changes that … Continue reading Role of Self-efficacy, Optimism and Job Engagement in Positive Change

Before You Make the Sale: B2G Insights for Your Business

[Reblogged from the American Marketing Association, Before You Make the Sale: B2G Insights for Your Business] The U.S. government is the largest customer in the world, purchasing more than a half-trillion dollars’ worth of goods and services yearly out of its $4 trillion budget. So it’s no wonder that some 60% of Fortune 1000 customers … Continue reading Before You Make the Sale: B2G Insights for Your Business

Who’s afraid of Big Data?

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Massimiliano Nuccio and Marco Guerzoni of the University of Torino. They recently published an article in Competition & Change entitled "Big data: Hell or heaven? Digital platforms and market power in the data-driven economy," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they briefly describe the motivation … Continue reading Who’s afraid of Big Data?

Should a Marketer be on the Board of Directors?

SAGE is proud to feature a fascinating interview with author Kimberly Whitler,  Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, Kim, Ryan Krause, Texas Christian University and Donald Lehmann, Columbia University, recently published their paper, titled “When and How Board Members with Marketing Experience Facilitate Firm Growth,” in the September 2018 issue of Journal of … Continue reading Should a Marketer be on the Board of Directors?

Outcome-Based Contracts as a Sine Qua None for Complex Industrial Services?

 We’re pleased to welcome authors Eva Böhm of PaderbornUniversity, Christof Backhaus of Aston Business School, Andreas Eggert of PaderbornUniversity, and Tim Cummins of IACCM (International Association for Contractand Commercial Management). Their paper Understandingoutcome-based contracts: Benefits and risks from the buyers’ and sellers’perspective won the JSCAN Best Paper Awardand is currently free to read for a … Continue reading Outcome-Based Contracts as a Sine Qua None for Complex Industrial Services?

Happy Holidays from SAGE!

It's now time for the holidays and we at Business and Management INK would like to extend a warm season's greeting to our readers. Here is a fascinating article about the "12 days of Christmas." Happy Holidays!

JOM 2018 Best Paper & Scholarly Impact Awards

Congratulations to the recent winners of the Journal of Management 2018 Best Paper Award and 2018 Scholarly Impact Awards. The Scholarly Impact and Best Paper Paper award are presented to the articles published 5 years ago. Below are the abstracts of each article. Please note that the full articles will be free to read for a … Continue reading JOM 2018 Best Paper & Scholarly Impact Awards