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Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Program: Development, Focus, and Impact  

Paul D. Reynolds

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Dec 2017
In the late 1990s, there was considerable interest in national differences in entrepreneurial activity. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) research program was developed to provide ... More

Governance of Financial Institutions  

Guler Aras

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Aug 2018
Corporate governance is a central issue in business and economics. However, governance in financial institutions is more complicated than in other fields because of the nature of financial ... More

Infrastructure for Entrepreneurship  

Jennifer Woolley

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Oct 2017
Entrepreneurship is a critical driver of economic health, industrial rejuvenation, social change, and technological progress. In an attempt to determine how to best support such an ... More

Institutional Logics  

Heather A. Haveman and Gillian Gualtieri

Research on institutional logics surveys systems of cultural elements (values, beliefs, and normative expectations) by which people, groups, and organizations make sense of and evaluate ... More

Intersectionality Theory and Practice  

Doyin Atewologun

Intersectionality is a critical framework that provides us with the mindset and language for examining interconnections and interdependencies between social categories and systems. ... More

Japanese Department Stores  

Rika Fujioka

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Oct 2018
Dry goods stores, the predecessors of Japanese department stores, were forced to modernize and change their business format after the Meiji Restoration in 1868, which led to the demise of ... More

Leadered and Leaderless Teams in the Classroom  

Rae André

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Mar 2017
There are trends in the use of teams in the classroom that stimulate both theory development and pedagogical innovation in this important area. In particular, three classroom applications ... More

Luxury Business  

Pierre-Yves Donzé and Rika Fujioka

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Aug 2017
The luxury business has been one of the fastest growing industries since the late 1990s. Despite numerous publications in management and business history, it is still difficult to have a ... More

Managing Surface-Level Diversity as a Business Imperative  

Jacqueline A. Gilbert

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Mar 2017
Organizational diversity is regarded positively, but haphazardly embraced. The absence of a cultural mandate at work (one which includes an emphasis on managing differences) can result in ... More

Men, Masculinities, and Gender Relations  

Jeff Hearn and David Collinson

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Jan 2018
Even though gender and gender analysis are still often equated with women, men and masculinities are equally gendered. This applies throughout society, including within organizations. ... More

Necessary Condition Analysis  

Jan Dul

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The New Public Management and Public Management Studies  

Ewan Ferlie

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Mar 2017
The New Public Management (NPM) is a major and sustained development in the management of public services that is evident in some major countries. Its rise is often linked to broader ... More

Online Communities and Knowledge Collaborations  

Samer Faraj and Takumi Shimizu

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Feb 2018
Online communities (OCs) are emerging as effective spaces for knowledge collaboration and innovation. As a new form of organizing, they offer possibilities for collaboration that extend ... More

Organizational Happiness  

Howard Harris

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Aug 2018
Organizational happiness is an intuitively attractive idea, notwithstanding the difficulty of defining happiness. A preference for unhappiness rather than happiness in an organization ... More

Organizational Innovation  

Fariborz Damanpour

Innovation is a complex construct and overlaps with a few other prevalent concepts such as technology, creativity, and change. Research on innovation spans many fields of inquiry including ... More

Organizational Learning and Adaptation  

Henrich R. Greve

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Mar 2017
Organizational learning theory is motivated by the observation that organizations learn by encoding inferences from experience into their behavior. It seeks to answer the questions of what ... More

Professions from a Gendered Perspective  

Isabel Boni-Le Goff and Nicky Le Feuvre

Professions or professional occupations have been studied through a large number of empirical and theoretical lenses over the last decades: as potential substitutes for organizations and ... More

Regulatory Shocks: Forms, Dynamics, and Consequences  

Nydia MacGregor and Tammy L. Madsen

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Oct 2018
Regulatory shocks, either by imposing regulations or easing them (deregulation), yield abrupt and fundamental changes to the institutional rules governing competition and, in turn, the ... More

Restructuring and Divestitures  

Donald D. Bergh

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Mar 2017
Growth strategies have long been a priority for executive leadership. However, growth can also create problems. Leaders may need to use restructuring and divestiture actions to regain ... More

The Role of the Media in Corporate Governance  

Michael K. Bednar

Corporate governance scholars have long been interested in understanding the mechanisms through which firms and their leaders are held accountable for their actions. Recently, there has ... More

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