Benefits of Starting Work Meetings On Time

[We’re pleased to welcome author Nale Lehmann-Willenbrock of the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Lehmann-Willenbrock recently published an article in the International Journal of Business Communication entitled, "Well, Now What Do We Do? Wait . . .:A Group Process Analysis of Meeting Lateness," co-authored by Joseph Allen. From Lehmann-Willenbrock:] What inspired you to be interested in this … Continue reading Benefits of Starting Work Meetings On Time

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

A Space for Place in Business Communication Research

As technology allows more employees to have a "mobile" workplace, what happens to effective business communication overall? Should more businesses adopt an open-concept floor-plan to foster better collaboration? Author Deborah Andrews of the University of Delaware addresses the emerging millennial habits of group collaboration and workplace design in her recently published article in the International Journal of … Continue reading A Space for Place in Business Communication Research

Navigating the Study of Executive Leaders’ Spirituality

[We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Stuart Allen, Associate Professor at Robert Morris University in Organizational Leadership. Allen recently published an article in Journal of Management Inquiry entitled "Navigating the Study of Executive Leaders’ Spirituality: André Delbecq’s Journey.” From Allen:] We first began to communicate with André Delbecq in 2014. After reading his articles and hearing him speak at … Continue reading Navigating the Study of Executive Leaders’ Spirituality

Organization OR Environment?

[We're pleased to welcome Jennifer Tosti-Kharas, Assistant Professor at Babson College in Organizational Behavior. Tosti-Kharas recently published an article in Organization & Environment entitled "Organization OR Environment? Disentangling Employees Rationales Behind Organizational Citizenship Behavior for the Environment." From Tosti-Kharas:] The origin of this paper came from bridging two different research projects. My co-authors, Tom Thomas and Eric Lamm of … Continue reading Organization OR Environment?

How to Promote More Inclusive and Equitable Ways of Managing

[We’re pleased to welcome Stephen Allen of the University of Hull, UK. Stephen recently published an article in Management Learning entitled "Learning from Friends: Developing appreciations for unknowing in reflexive practice."  From Stephen:] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? The concept of 'reflexivity' (involving appreciating and exploring how our knowing about being in … Continue reading How to Promote More Inclusive and Equitable Ways of Managing

Do Longer Working Hours Blur Work–Family Boundaries?

In today’s dynamic world, majority of boundary-spanning professionals like sales are expected to work for longer hours, regularly interacting with clients and, in several instances, operating across various time zones which ultimately results in blurring work–family boundaries. Sales is a key boundary-spanning function, which has central accountability in the organization and that is the reason … Continue reading Do Longer Working Hours Blur Work–Family Boundaries?

Profiling Employee Time Bandits: Weasels, Mercenaries, Sandbaggers, and Parasites

Nothing is more counterproductive for organizations than when employees use work time to engage in non-task-related activities. That said, time banditry is widespread and sometimes difficult for organizations prevent. A recent article published in Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, entitled "Time Banditry and Impression Management Behavior: Prediction and Profiling of Time Bandit Types," authors Meagan … Continue reading Profiling Employee Time Bandits: Weasels, Mercenaries, Sandbaggers, and Parasites

ILR Review Special Issue: Work and Employment Relations in Health Care

The August special issue of ILR Review is now available and open to access for the next 30 days! Included in the special issue on Work and Employment Relations in Health Care are papers that discuss the relationship between nurse unions and patient outcomes, the effect of electronic health record adoption on physician productivity, and the impact nurse … Continue reading ILR Review Special Issue: Work and Employment Relations in Health Care

The Stress of Cyber Incivility at Work

Cyber bullying has been an emerging issue in recent years, and recent news, like the recent suicide of firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, have brought to light just how pervasive and harmful cyber bullying can be in the workplace. A recent article published in Journal of Management, entitled "Daily Cyber Incivility and Distress: The Moderating Roles of Resources at … Continue reading The Stress of Cyber Incivility at Work