World Futures Review features a special issue for September entitled, Foresight Education! How should business schools incorporate foresight education and other topics are addressed. Several abstracts are featured below. Please note that the full articles will be free to read for a limited time. "Why All Business Schools Should Teach Foresight: Perspectives from More Than a Decade at … Continue reading World Futures Review September Special Issue: How to Teach Foresight?
Effective communication between employees is integral to the performance and success of any organization. Communication between individuals is much more complex than it may appear on the surface, with nonverbal cues adding depth to interactions beyond verbal exchanges. As a result, it comes as no surprise that studies of employee communication cannot be complete without … Continue reading What Goes Unsaid: Studying Nonverbal Behavior in the Workplace
The September 2016 issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is now published online and can be accessed free for the next 30 days! The September issue includes a 60th anniversary essay from Karl E. Weick of the University of Michigan, addressing the experience of organizational inquiry. The abstract for the essay: Jerry Davis’s (2015) question “What is organizational … Continue reading Read the Latest Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly!
To celebrate Family Business Review's inaugural review issue, the March 2016 review issue will be open for the next month. In the issue's editorial, entitled "Oh, the Places We'll Go! Reviewing Past, Present, and Future Possibilities in Family Business Research," authors Jeremy C. Short, Pramodita Sharma, G. Thomas Lumpkin, and Allison W. Pearson dive into why … Continue reading Read the March 2016 Review Issue of Family Business Review!
How well do new sports facilities promote economic growth in a community? Recently published in the Journal of Sports Economics, the article "Do New Sports Facilities Attract New Businesses?" from authors Kaitlyn Harger, Brad Humphreys, and Amanda Ross seeks to answer this question by analyzing how many new businesses open following the opening a new sports facility in … Continue reading Do New Sports Facilities Prompt New Business in Local Communities?
Stories have always captured the imagination of man. Be it timeless epics, like the Mahabharata and Ramayana, or more recent books, like JK Rowling's Harry Potter series and Steve Jobs' biography, well-told stories have the ability to capture their audience's imagination. And while fictional stories engage readers' imaginations, true stories can inspire readers to act. As a … Continue reading Indian Entrepreneurship and Its Varied Manifestations: A Historical Perspective
[We're pleased to welcome Diane Bischak and Jaana Woiceshyn. Diane and Jaana recently published an article entitled "Leadership Virtues Exposed: Ethical Leadership Lessons from Leading in Rock Climbing" in Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies.] Diane has been an avid participant in rock climbing for many years, a sport which has a very tangible leadership … Continue reading What Can Leaders Learn from Rock Climbing?
Not for nothing are so many “Dilbert” comic strips set in meetings. Notorious for wasting time, dulling motivation and draining creativity, meetings are widely seen as a necessary evil—one poll found that 46 percent of Americans prefer almost any “unpleasant activity” over a meeting. Not surprisingly, managers are trying to reinvent meetings to make them more … Continue reading Meetings and Team Management: Are traditional meetings still relevant in today’s tech-driven world?
Failure has long carried costs and stigma, both personal and professional. In some business sectors, though, notably the technology industry, failure has become acceptable, even fashionable. It's inevitable that people who try new things will not always succeed. Fear of failure stifles creativity and innovation, advocates say. Bankruptcy has become a business decision, rather than … Continue reading Failure: What Can Businesses Learn When Things Go Wrong?
In honor of the recent release of the new Business & Management video collection, SAGE Video is offering a free 30 day trial for SAGE Video. The collection of business and management videos includes 184 videos and 60.8 hours of content on a variety of topics, including Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Resource … Continue reading Watch Business & Management Videos on SAGE Video with a Free 30 Day Trial!