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307184280 Elephant and Samurai: differences between Indian and Japanese supply chain management.  
India is the eleventh largest economy in the world today and during the past decade has witnessed an average GDP growth of about eight percent. Japanese firms increasingly pursue avenues for...
307184279 The impact of sports participation and gender on inferences drawn from resumes.  
Although the inferences that recruiters and hiring managers draw from resumes have a significant impact on organizations and the job prospects of applicants, very little is known about the factors...
307184278 Does trust in top management mediate top management communication, employee involvement and organizational commitment relationships?  
Using social exchange theory, this study investigated the role of trust in top management as a mediator of the relationship between top management communication, employee involvement and...
307184277 The relationship between organizational/board characteristics and the extent of female representation on corporate boards.  
Women are important stakeholders for corporations, sewing as owners, employees, suppliers, and other functions critical to firm survival. However, female presence in the boardroom is still very...
307184276 Evaluation of new business ideas: do gender stereotypes play a role?  
Evaluation of new business ideas is an important topic in management research and practice. Studies indicate that evaluation of business ideas often are influenced by perceptions and cognitive...
307184275 Organizational apology and defense: effects of guilt and managerial status.  
Prior research has shown that in the aftermath of an organizational product or service failure, accommodative communication approaches, such as apologies, are not just expected by the general...
292853007 Don't make me the bad guy: organizational norms, self-monitoring, and the mum effect.  
The mum effect is the reluctance or failure to deliver negative information (Rosen and Tesser, 1970). Unfortunately, the failure to communicate bad news or give negative feedback can have...
292853006 Robustness of general risk propensity scale in cross-cultural settings.  
A decision-making agent's general risk propensity can be an influencing factor that ultimately shapes the outcomes of multifaceted business decisions involving multiple aspects of risks. Existing...
292853005 Motivational drivers of non-executive directors, cooperation, and engagement in board roles.  
This article examines how non-executives' motivation is related to their cooperation and engagement in board roles. Hypotheses show how three individual drivers (need for achievement, need...
292853004 Examining the effects of acquired top management team turnover on firm performance post-acquisition: a meta-analysis.  
Differing perspectives exist regarding the importance of acquired managers in an acquired firm. The market for corporate control perspective suggests the need to "prune managerial deadwood" in an...
292853003 Rationale and validity evidence for the cube one framework.  
The Cube One framework posits that organizations must satisfy the aims of three key stakeholders: investors/taxpayers, customers, and employees. Accordingly, organizations select sets of practices...
292853002 Reputational change among managers.  
Interest in the effect that individuals' reputations have on their careers has increased in the literature and popular news media. In these examinations, questions arise regarding the difficulties...
284323312 Assessing the employee brand: a census of one company.  
The employee brand is the image employees present to customers and other stakeholders. The process of defining the employee brand image and then motivating and empowering employees to project it...
284323311 Factors influencing the exit intentions of manufacturers' agents.  
A model is developed and tested that explored some important determinants of manufacturers' agent's (MA) intentions to exit the agency contract. A central tenet of the model is the role of...
284323310 The role of managerial prudence in bank loan loss provisioning.  
This study investigates the role of prudence (management's focus on the long--term viability of the organization) in accounting for bank loan loss estimates. The results of this study suggest...
284323309 Budgetary commitment as a mediating influence.  
284323308 Moderator or mediator? Examining the role of trust in the transformational leadership paradigm.  
284323307 What's really important? Examining the relative importance of antecedents to work-family conflict.  
Work-family conflict has become a major focus of research among organizational scientists and a concern for the millions of adults who have to balance the dual demands of work and family life....
274790898 Deception as strategy: context and dynamics.  
The purpose of this paper is to integrate the literature on deception, highlight the key variables, and provide a decision-making framework that leads to deception. The rationale and context...
274790897 An exploratory study investigating leader and follower characteristics at U.S. healthcare organizations.  
This paper proposes that Followers have the ability to share the leadership role. Informed by both transformational leadership and active followership literatures, a sample of 200 American...
274790896 Preparation and prior experience in issue-selling success.  
In understanding the important dynamic of the manager as a change agent, further exploration into how issues are sold to top management is essential. This research quantifies the measurement of...
274790895 Strategic aggressiveness: the effects of gain-thrust schema and core stakeholder salience.  
Growing research has emphasized the antecedents and consequences of competitive actions. Authors in this research stream have generally combined strategic and tactical actions in defining...
274790894 An empirical investigation of the influence of organizational capacity and environmental dynamism on first moves.  
Even though firms that are first to market often maintain a performance advantage over later entrants, this is not always the case. There are important contingencies that affect whether a first...
274790893 Human resource professionals' perceptions of interviewer training.  
The employment interview is the most frequently used selection device, but managers who conduct interviews often have little or no training in the process. This lack of training seems puzzling...
266346130 The legacy of social networks in a failed public accounting firm.  
Like other professional service organizations, public accounting firms invest heavily in the social networking of their employees and partners. Although returns on these investments for the firm...
266346129 The role of emotion in the relationship between customers and automobile salespeople.  
This study examines potential precursors, as well as consequences, of customers' emotions that arise during interaction with automobile salespeople. Perceived attributes of a particular...
266346128 The impact of affect and social exchange on outcomes of psychological contract breach.  
This study examined three issues related to outcomes of psychological contract breach (PCB). First, it examined PCB as a determinant of psychological contract violation (PCV) and whether PCB and...
266346127 Giving up linearity: absorptive capacity and performance.  
Absorptive capacity (ACAP) is defined as the ability to recognize new external knowledge, to assimilate it, and to apply it to commercial ends (Cohen and Levinthal, 1990). Although ACAP has been a...
266346126 Exploring the role of touch and apologies in forgiveness of workplace offenses.  
Due to concerns about sexual harassment, many supervisors are fearful of using touch as a way to enhance their communication effectiveness (Richmond and McCroskey, 2004). This study challenges...
266346125 The interactive effects of emotional family support and perceived supervisor loyalty on the psychological contract breach--turnover relationship.  
Individuals frequently experience psychological contract breaches in today's workplace. Psychological contract breaches often lead to a range of negative outcomes such as increases in intention to...
258356925 Intersecting three muddy roads: stability, legitimacy, and change.  
Several decades of research by multiple academic disciplines studying institutional theory, organizational legitimacy, and environmental enactment have resulted in a multiplicity of...
258356924 The impact of leader's humor on employees' psychological empowerment: the moderating role of tenure.  
Recently, organizational humor has been at the center of management literature. Authors have examined its significant role in working relationships and job-related attitudes. The present paper...
258356923 Creativity and firm-level performance: the mediating effects of action orientation.  
Previous research investigating the link between creativity and performance has been limited. A possible explanation may be that even though an organization possesses certain levels of creativity,...
258356922 Testing measures of equity sensitivity for resistance to response distortion.  
Equity sensitivity research has straggled to accumulate a coherent body of findings consistent with equity theory tenets, due in part to problems concerning the constructs measurement....
258356921 Social capital, collective transformational leadership, and performance: a resource-based view of self-managed teams.  
This study examines the influence of social capital within self-managed teams on performance. Despite the growing popularity of the idea of social capital in teams, there is limited research on...
258356920 Taking feedback-seeking to the next "level": organizational structure and feedback-seeking behavior.  
Research has shown that proactively seeking feedback about one's work can lead to many positive outcomes including increased job performance, job satisfaction, organizational citizenship...
253626928 The influence of executive compensation on employee behaviors through precipitation events.  
Although there is much written about executive compensation in the popular and trade press, little research examines the influence of executive compensation packages on employees' attitudes...
253626927 The experience of alienation among temporary workers in high-skill jobs: a qualitative analysis of temporary firefighters.  
Despite widespread increases in the utilization of temporary workers, little research exists on the experiences of high-skilled temporary workers (e.g., those in health care or...
253626926 The relationship between accounting and market measures of firm financial performance: how strong is it?  
This study addresses an important ongoing debate in the management literature about the relationship between accounting and market measures of firm financial performance, namely, whether it is...
253626925 Perceptions of organizational politics: a meta-analysis of theoretical antecedents.  
This study presents a quantitative review of research examining variables thought to influence the development of perceptions of organizational politics (POP). The results provide support for most...
253626924 Testing a multidimensional theory of person-environment fit.  
The current study examines the validity of a multidimensional Person-Environment (PE) fit model proposed by Jansen and Kristof-Brown (2006). The overall aim of the paper is to test the model's...
253626923 Incumbents adaptation to competence-destroying change: role of prior experience and knowledge sourcing.  
The survival and growth of incumbent firms during periods of competence-destroying technological change depend on their ability to learn new technologies and introduce new products based on them....
253626922 Top management team communication networks, environmental uncertainty, and organizational performance: a contingency view.  
This paper contributes to the top management team (TMT) communication and social network literatures by arguing that environmental uncertainty affects the relationship between TMT...
244716590 Investor reactions to substitution-based outsourcing agreements.  
This study investigates investors' reactions to outsourcing agreements by publicly-traded U.S. corporations. The final, screened sample includes 94 outsourcing announcements between 1992 and 2007....
244716589 Voluntary reporting on internal control systems and governance characteristics: an analysis of large U.S. companies.  
This study examines the relationship between corporate governance characteristics and management voluntary reporting on internal control systems using 2001 data on the largest publicly held...
244716588 Does short-termism influence firm innovation? An examination of S&P 500 firms, 1990-2003.  
This study engages the short-termism debate by examining the effect of the capital markets on firms' R&D investment behavior. While R&D spending potentially offers the means for firms to...
244716587 Stakeholder prescription and managerial decisions: an investigation of the universality of stakeholder prescription.  
Stakeholder theory prescribes that firms should be managed in the interests of their stakeholders. This study empirically investigates the universality of such prescription by examining whether...
244716586 A positive perspective of citizenship pressure among working adults.  
Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) contributes to the overall effective functioning of organizations. Because of the recognized significance of OCBs to organizations, employers...
244716585 The joint impact of executive pay disparity and corporate governance on corporate performance.  
Tournament theory provides the basis for an assessment of the impact of pay disparity on performance. New evidence is provided regarding tournament theory by assessing two questions: (1) whether...
244716584 Equity sensitivity: a triadic measure and outcome/input perspectives.  
The study investigated the usefulness of a triadic response revision to the Equity Sensitivity Instrument (ESI) using a different methodology to identify equity sensitivity groups. A sample of...