The November 2016 issue of Journal of Management is now available online, and can be accessed for the next 30 days! The November issue covers a variety of topics, including articles on organizational transparency, shared leadership-team performance relations, and the effects of autonomy on team performance. Authors Anthony J. Nyberg, Jenna R. Pieper, and Charlie … Continue reading Read the November 2016 Issue of Journal of Management!
[We’re pleased to welcome Andreas B. Eisengerich, who collaborated with Omar Merlo, Seigyoung Auh, and Hae Eun Helen Chun on their paper "Service Firm Performance Transparency: How, When and Why Does It Pay Off?" from the May issue of Journal of Service Research.] Calls for greater business transparency have become louder in recent years and … Continue reading How Do Customers and Companies Benefit from Service Firm Transparency?
Modern-day organizations increasingly are seeking to create an "open" work environment—one that makes workers more observable—theorizing that transparency boosts performance. But a new study in Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ) finds this trend may be counterproductive. Ethan S. Bernstein of Harvard University published "The Transparency Paradox: A Role for Privacy in Organizational Learning and Operational Control" … Continue reading Does Privacy Make Us Productive?
In today’s management world, the growing consensus holds that transparency is good for any organization. But a study in the Journal of Sports Economics (JSE) – noting that sports are a “useful setting in which to examine phenomena that are of broader significance”—offers other findings. Eric Zitzewitz, Associate Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College and … Continue reading Is Transparency Always A Good Thing?