Notes on the Meaning of Work

[We’re pleased to welcome author, Anne-Laure Fayard of New York University. She recently published an article in the Journal of Management Inquiry entitled "Notes on the Meaning of Work: Labor, Work, and Action in the 21st Century" which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, she reflects on the backstory and motivation for … Continue reading Notes on the Meaning of Work

ORM Best Paper Awards

We are excited to congratulate the following authors for winning the Organizational Research Methods 2017 Best Paper Award. This year two papers tied for Best Paper! Below are the abstracts of each article. Please note that the full articles will be free to read for a limited time. Congratulations Jose M. Cortina of George Mason University, Jennifer … Continue reading ORM Best Paper Awards

An Argument for Compassionate Research Methods

[We are pleased to welcome Hans Hansen of Texas Tech University. Hans recently published an article in Organizational Research Methods, entitled "This is Going to Hurt: Compassionate Research Methods" with co-author Christine Quinn Trank of Vanderbilt University.] Compassionate research hopes to make the world a better place by reducing suffering, but it can also provide … Continue reading An Argument for Compassionate Research Methods

Top Five Articles from Organizational Research Methods

Summer is just around the corner, bringing with it longer days and warmer weather. To celebrate the season, we present a list of most read articles from Organizational Research Methods to add to your summer reading list. "Seeking Qualitative Rigor in Inductive Research: Notes on the Gioia Methodology" by Dennis A. Gioia, Kevin G. Corley, and Aimee … Continue reading Top Five Articles from Organizational Research Methods

What Effect Does Status Endowment Have on Customer Loyalty Programs?

[We're pleased to welcome Lena Steinhoff of the University of Paderborn in Germany. Dr. Steinhoff recently collaborated with Andreas Eggert of University of Paderborn and Ina Garnefeld of the University of Wuppertal on their paper from Journal of Service Research entitled "Managing the Bright and Dark Sides of Status Endowment in Hierarchical Loyalty Programs."] When … Continue reading What Effect Does Status Endowment Have on Customer Loyalty Programs?

Closing the Academic-Practitioner Gap: Stories of Success

[We're pleased to welcome Megan W. Gerhardt who collaborated with Kenneth G. Brown and Anders Dysvik on their paper "A Bridge Over Troubled Water: A Former Military Officer, Corporate Executive, and Business School Dean Discusses the Research–Practice Divide" from Journal of Management Inquiry.] Our article, "A Bridge Over Troubled Water: A Former Military Officer, Corporate … Continue reading Closing the Academic-Practitioner Gap: Stories of Success

Does Working From Home Work?

When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer this February banned her employees from working from home, an uproar ensued in the business community. Supporters of workplace flexibility – including telecommuting, flexible schedules, job sharing and more – suggest that it leads to increased job satisfaction and other benefits. But does it instead blur the line between business … Continue reading Does Working From Home Work?

Quantitative and Qualitative: An Interactive Framework

The quantitative-qualitative debate has been revisited countless times, but a new article in Human Resource Development Review explains that the two approaches have more in common than you might think--and advocates the need for more methodological diversity in social science research. John H. Hitchcock of Ohio Univerty, Athens, and Isadore Newman of Florida International University published … Continue reading Quantitative and Qualitative: An Interactive Framework

Cracking the Ethics Code

As organizations' ethical failures continue to pile up in the news headlines, there is no better moment to get a firm grasp on how ethical systems work and how they can be more successfully managed. Group & Organization Management has published an up-close, qualitative study of cadets at West Point—the nation’s oldest military service academy, with … Continue reading Cracking the Ethics Code

Seven Ways to Get Published in Top Journals

As qualitative research increasingly gains influence in the broader academic community, it remains a challenge to get such research published in top-tier, international journals. Quy Nguyen Huy, professor of strategy at INSEAD in Singapore, addresses this problem from the perspective of an author and a reviewer in “Improving the Odds of Publishing Inductive Qualitative Research … Continue reading Seven Ways to Get Published in Top Journals