Reviewing Family Firm Succession Literature with a Social Exchange Perspective

[We're pleased to welcome Joshua Daspit of Mississippi State University. Dr. Daspit recently published an article in Family Business Review with co-authors James J. Chrisman, Daniel T. Holt, and Rebbeca G. Long of Mississippi State University, entitled "Examining Family Firm Succession from a Social Exchange Perspective: A Multi-Phase, Multi-Stakeholder Review."] What inspired you to be … Continue reading Reviewing Family Firm Succession Literature with a Social Exchange Perspective

This Year in Review: The Top 5 Management INK Posts from 2015

As the year comes to an end, we'd like to celebrate by taking a look back at some of the most popular posts this year. Over the past year, Management INK has created 178 new posts, for a total of 1,469 published posts since Management INK started in 2010. Here is a countdown of this … Continue reading This Year in Review: The Top 5 Management INK Posts from 2015

Book Review: Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

Christopher Bail: Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. 223 pp. $35.00, hardcover. You can read the book review by Mary-Hunter McDonnell of Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in the December 2015 issue of Administrative Science Quarterly. From the review: This work presents a fascinating exploration of the rising … Continue reading Book Review: Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream

Journal of Management Education’s Editors on the Invisibility of Reviewers

For reviewers, anonymity can be both a good thing and a bad thing. While anonymous reviews allow reviewer's freedom to evaluate submissions solely based on merit, anonymity also means that reviewers are left unrecognized for their thoughtful yet time-consuming work. It would seem that this trade-off has made reviewing less of an attractive opportunity for … Continue reading Journal of Management Education’s Editors on the Invisibility of Reviewers

Taking a Closer Look at the Building Blocks of Psychological Contracts

[We’re pleased to welcome Ultan P. Sherman of the University College Cork. Dr. Sherman recently collaborated with Michael J. Morley of the University of Limerick on their article "On the Formation of the Psychological Contract: A Schema Theory Perspective" from Group and Organization Management.] When I registered as a Ph.D student many years ago, my … Continue reading Taking a Closer Look at the Building Blocks of Psychological Contracts

Book Review: Stumbling on Wins

David J. Berri and Martin B. Schmidt. Stumbling on Wins, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, NJ: FT Press, 1st edition, 2010. 256 pp. ISBN-13: 978-0132357784 Read the review by Jahn K. Hakes of the U.S. Census Bureau, published in the Journal of Sports Economics June 2012 issue: The central question of David Berri and Martin … Continue reading Book Review: Stumbling on Wins

Book Review: The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America

Mark Levinson: The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America. New York: Hill and Wang, 2011. 358 pp. $27.95 (Hardback) $14.99 (Kindle). Read the review by Robert A. Mittelstaedt of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, forthcoming in the Journal of Macromarketing and now available in the journal's OnlineFirst section: Although I lived … Continue reading Book Review: The Great A&P and the Struggle for Small Business in America

Book Review: Research Methods for Studying Groups and Teams

Hollingshead, A. B,. & Poole, M. S. (Eds.). (2012). Research Methods for Studying Groups and Teams: A Guide to Approaches, Tools, and Technologies. New York, NY: Routledge. Read the review by Lisa Slattery Walker of UNC Charlotte, published in the Small Group Research February 2013 issue. Research Methods for Studying Groups and Teams: A Guide … Continue reading Book Review: Research Methods for Studying Groups and Teams

Book Review: Keeping the Family Business Healthy

Ward, J. L. (2011). Keeping the Family Business Healthy: How to Plan for Continuing Growth, Profitability, and Family Leadership. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 308 pp. Hardcover. Originally published in 1987 by Jossey-Bass. Gersick, K. A., Davis, J. A., Hampton, M. M., & Lansberg, I. (1997). Generation to Generation: Life Cycles of the Family Business. … Continue reading Book Review: Keeping the Family Business Healthy

Book Review: Food

Clapp, J. (2012). Food. Malden, MA: Polity Press. Read the review by Josh Brem-Wilson of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, published in the Organization & Environment September 2012 issue: In recent years, Jennifer Clapp, Chair of Global Environmental Governance at Waterloo’s Centre for International Governance Innovation, has established herself as a food analyst of international repute, … Continue reading Book Review: Food