Referral-based hiring is a commonplace practice for modern organizations, which holds considerable benefits for employees hired based upon a referral, including greater chances for upward mobility within the company. A recent paper published in ILR Review entitled "Lasting Effects? Referrals and Career Mobility of Demographic Groups in Organizations," further studies the benefits of referral based hiring, and finds that the … Continue reading Who Does Referral-Based Hiring Help Most, and How?
In recent weeks, SAGE journals have cropped up in news outlets including The New York Times and the Toronto Star, offering fresh insights on management topics ranging from employee burnout and worker mobility to sports economics. In today’s post, we bring you those media highlights and take a closer look at the studies that inspired … Continue reading SAGE Journals Recently In the News
The September 2011 issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is available online. Please click here to view the Table of Contents. Matthew Bidwell, University of Pennsylvania, published "Paying More to Get Less: The Effects of External Hiring versus Internal Mobility" in this current issue. The abstract: Individuals often enter similar jobs via two different routes: internal mobility … Continue reading A New Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is Now Available Online!