Management, Social Sustainability, Reputation, and Financial Performance Relationships

[We’re pleased to welcome authors, Dr. Robert Sroufe of Duquesne University Pittsburgh and Dr. Venugopal Gopalakrishna-Remani of The University of Texas at Tyler. They recently published an article in "Organization & Environment" entitled “Management, Social Sustainability, Reputation, and Financial Performance Relationships: An Empirical Examination of U.S. Firms," which is currently free to read for a … Continue reading Management, Social Sustainability, Reputation, and Financial Performance Relationships

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Organizational Rankings

[We're pleased to welcome authors Violina P. Rindova of the University of Southern California, Luis L. Martins, Santosh B. Srinivas of the University of Texas at Austin, and David Chandler of the University of Colorado Denver. They recently published an article in the Journal of Management entitled “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Organizational Rankings: A Multidisciplinary Review of … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Organizational Rankings

Dominance in the Organizational Learning Process

[We’re pleased to welcome author Isabel Collien of Freie Universität Berlin. Collien recently published an article in Management Learning entitled “Critical–reflexive–political: Dismantling the reproduction of dominance in organisational learning processes," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Collien reveals the motivation and challenges for her research:] What motivated you to pursue … Continue reading Dominance in the Organizational Learning Process

Discover the Hidden or Not-So-Hidden Implications of ‘Entrepreneurship’ and ‘Knowledge Management’ That Facilitate Management of ‘Organizational Change’

Change is constant in a business environment. Survival of the fittest is all about adaptability to a changing environment and adjusting to new competitive realities, in short ‘agility’. We live in volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity world, which is an era of risk and instability. Globalization, new technologies, greater transparency and social responsibility have combined … Continue reading Discover the Hidden or Not-So-Hidden Implications of ‘Entrepreneurship’ and ‘Knowledge Management’ That Facilitate Management of ‘Organizational Change’

Is Play the Future of Office Space?

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Anna Alexandersson and  Viktorija Kalonaityte of Linnaeus University. Alexandersson and Kalonaityte recently published an article in Organization Studies entitled “Playing to Dissent: The Aesthetics and Politics of Playful Office Design," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, they speak about the inspiration for conducting this research:] What … Continue reading Is Play the Future of Office Space?

Seeing and Sensing the Railways: A Phenomenological View on Practice-Based Learning

[We’re pleased to welcome author Dr. Thijs AH Willems of Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Dr. Willems recently published an article in Management Learning entitled “Seeing and sensing the railways: A phenomenological view on practice-based learning," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Willems reveals the inspiration for conducting this research and … Continue reading Seeing and Sensing the Railways: A Phenomenological View on Practice-Based Learning

What Goes Unsaid: Studying Nonverbal Behavior in the Workplace

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 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

Personalized and Depersonalized Responses to Leaders’ Fair Treatment

How can employees' perceptions of fairness simultaneously fuel both personalized and depersonalized leader-member relations? In a recent article published in Group & Organization, entitled "Personalized and Depersonalized Responses to Leaders' Fair Treatment: Status Judgments and Leader-Member Exchange as Mediating Mechanisms," author Amer A. Al-Atwi explores two psychological mechanisms through which the leader's fair treatment encourages followers to define … Continue reading Personalized and Depersonalized Responses to Leaders’ Fair Treatment

Happy Labor Day from Management INK!

In honor of Labor Day in the United States, we're pleased to feature a collection of articles from ILR Review. The collection includes nine articles related to Labor Economics. One paper, entitled "Workforce Reduction at Women-Owned Businesses in the United States," authors David A. Mats and Amalia R. Miller find an association between female business leadership and increased … Continue reading Happy Labor Day from Management INK!