The Chrysalis Effect: Publication Bias in Management Research

How well do published management articles represent the broader management research? To say that questionable research practices impact only a few articles ignores the broader, systemic issue effecting management research. According to authors Ernest Hugh O'Boyle Jr., George Christopher Banks, and Erik Gonzalez-Mulé, the high pressure for academics to publish leads many to engage in questionable … Continue reading The Chrysalis Effect: Publication Bias in Management Research

Follow the Leader: Leadership Lessons from Rock Climbing

Although the concept of ethical leadership has not been neglected in leadership studies, it remains a vague and poorly defined idea. A direct consequence of this ambiguity is the challenge of practicing ethical leadership in real-life situations. In an effort to better define ethical leadership and provide leadership principles that leaders can strive for, Diane P. Bischak and Jaana Woiceshyn explore what … Continue reading Follow the Leader: Leadership Lessons from Rock Climbing

How Can Anthropology Bring a New Perspective to Corruption Research?

[We're pleased to welcome Bertrand Venard of Audencia Nantes School of Management and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Venard recently published an article with Davide Torsello of Central European University Business School and University of Bergamo, in the Journal of Management Inquiry entitled "The Anthropology of Corruption."] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? I … Continue reading How Can Anthropology Bring a New Perspective to Corruption Research?

Listen to the Latest Podcast from Journal of Management on “The Chrysalis Effect”

In the latest podcast from Journal of Management, Ernest Hugh O'Boyle Jr, lead author of the article "The Chrysalis Effect: How Ugly Initial Results Metamorphosize Into Beautiful Articles" speaks with Journal of Management Associate Editor Fred Oswald about the article's findings concerning questionable research practices. The podcast can be downloaded by clicking here and the … Continue reading Listen to the Latest Podcast from Journal of Management on “The Chrysalis Effect”

What Can Star Trek Teach Us About Ethics and Reproduction?

Reproductive sciences are becoming more and more advanced and can seem like something out of science fiction these days. In addition to pregnancy termination and surrogate mothers, designer babies are already becoming a real world practice according to a report from the Atlantic. So how do we explore the ethical ramifications of these and other … Continue reading What Can Star Trek Teach Us About Ethics and Reproduction?

What Benefits Can Mindfulness Have on Organizational Behavior?

[We are pleased to welcome Ronald Purser. who collaborated with Joseph Milillo on their article entitled  "Mindfulness Revisited: A Buddhist-Based Conceptualization" from Journal of Management Inquiry.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? Besides being a professor of management, Ronald Purser has been a practicing Buddhist for over 30 years, and recently became … Continue reading What Benefits Can Mindfulness Have on Organizational Behavior?

Out of Whack: Assurance of Learning in Ethical Decision-Making Skills

[Editor's Note: We're pleased to reproduce "Out of Whack: Assurance of Learning in Ethical Decision-Making Skills" by Charles M. Vance from Journal of Management Inquiry.] Click here to read "Out of Whack: Assurance of Learning in Ethical Decision-Making Skills" for free from Journal of Management Inquiry. Don’t forget to sign up for e-alerts from Journal … Continue reading Out of Whack: Assurance of Learning in Ethical Decision-Making Skills

Snowden and … Sophocles? Whistleblowing in Antigone

While figures like Edward Snowden and Julian Assange have been in the public eye in recent years, whistleblowers are not a new concept. Qui tam was a common law practice that began in thirteen century England that allowed an individual to bring charges against an entity who violated the law and receive compensation from the … Continue reading Snowden and … Sophocles? Whistleblowing in Antigone

Are There Questionable Research Practices in Management Research?

The publishing industry can be competitive. But how far will a potential researcher go to achieve success? Farther than you would think, according to a forthcoming Journal of Management article entitled “The Chrysalis Effect: How Ugly Initial Results Metamorphosize into Beautiful Articles.” The abstract: The issue of a published literature not representative of the population … Continue reading Are There Questionable Research Practices in Management Research?

Top Five: Business & Society

The current most-read articles from Business & Society cover topics including CSR, the UN Global Compact, gender inequality and more. These articles -- some new, some classic -- are free to access through June 8 using the links below. Please share and enjoy! Archie B. Carroll Corporate Social Responsibility: Evolution of a Definitional Construct September … Continue reading Top Five: Business & Society