Meetings and Team Management: Are traditional meetings still relevant in today’s tech-driven world?

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?

Environmental Proactivity: An Economic Booster for Firms?

[We're pleased to welcome Jesús Valero-Gil of University of Zaragoza. Professor Valero-Gil co-authored an article with Pilar River-Torres, Concepcion Garces-Ayerbe, and Sabina Scarpellini of University of Zaragoza in the September 2015 issue of Organization & Environment entitled "Pro-Environmental Change and Short- to Mid-Term Economic Performance: The Mediating Effect of Organisational Design Change" .]  The relationship between environmental … Continue reading Environmental Proactivity: An Economic Booster for Firms?

Is Joint Achievement of Customer Satisfaction and Efficiency Beneficial in Merger Contexts?

[Editor's Note: We're pleased to welcome Vanitha Swaminathan, who collaborated with Christopher Groening, Vikas Mittal, and Felipe Thomaz on their paper "How Achieving the Dual Goal of Customer Satisfaction and Efficiency in Mergers Affects a Firm’s Long-Term Financial Performance" from the May issue of Journal of Service Research.] • What inspired you to be interested … Continue reading Is Joint Achievement of Customer Satisfaction and Efficiency Beneficial in Merger Contexts?

Measuring the Effectiveness of Mutual Learning for Taiwan’s Tourist Hotels with the DEA Approach

Chung-Te Ting, Chang Jung Christian University, and Chin-Wei Huang, Taiwan Shoufu University, published "Measuring the Effectiveness of Mutual Learning for Taiwan's Tourist Hotels with the DEA Approach" on December 16th, 2011 in Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. Professor Ting kindly provided the following responses to the article. Who is the target … Continue reading Measuring the Effectiveness of Mutual Learning for Taiwan’s Tourist Hotels with the DEA Approach