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Academic Integrity  

Tracey Bretag

Online publication date:
Apr 2018
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Business and Management
Academic integrity is an interdisciplinary concept that provides the foundation for every aspect and all levels of education. The term evokes strong emotions in teachers, researchers, and ... More

The Adaptive Organization and Fast-Slow Systems  

Torben Juul Andersen and Carina Antonia Hallin

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
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Business and Management
Contemporary organizations operate under turbulent business conditions and must adapt their strategies to ongoing changes. Sustainable performance can be achieved when the organization ... More

Appropriation of Value from Competitive Advantages  

Andy El-Zayaty and Russell Coff

Online publication date:
Nov 2017
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Business and Management
Many discussions of the creation and appropriation of value stop at the firm level. Imperfections in the market allow for a firm to gain competitive advantage, thereby appropriating rents ... More

Assessing the State of Top Management Teams Research  

Steven A. Stewart and Allen C. Amason

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
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Business and Management
Since the earliest days of strategic management research, scholars have sought to measure and model the effects of top managers on organizational performance. A watershed moment in this ... More

Bureaucracy to Postbureaucracy: The Consequences of Political Failures  

Mallory E. Compton and Kenneth J. Meier

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Jul 2017
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Business and Management
Pathologies inherent in democratic political systems have consequences for bureaucracy, and they need to be examined. Limited in time, resources, and expertise, elected officials turn to ... More

Business Groups as an Organizational Model  

Asli M. Colpan and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
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Business and Management
Business groups are an organizational model in which collections of legally independent firms bounded together with formal and informal ties use collaborative arrangements to enhance their ... More

Career Development and Organizational Support  

Melinde Coetzee

Online publication date:
Aug 2018
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Business and Management
The complexity of modern careers requires personal agency in managing career development and employability capital as personal resources for career success. Individuals’ employability ... More

Cluster Evolution  

Nydia MacGregor and Tammy L. Madsen

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
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Business and Management
A substantial volume of research in economic geography, organization theory, and strategy examines the geographic concentration of interconnected firms, industries, and institutions. ... More

Corporate Boards and Performance  

Jill Brown

Online publication date:
Feb 2018
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Business and Management
In a new era of corporate governance defined by increasing shareholder empowerment, scrutiny from external stakeholders, and governance failures, there has been a movement toward ... More

Corporate or Product Diversification  

Margarethe F. Wiersema and Joseph B. Beck

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
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Business and Management
Corporate or product diversification represents a strategic decision. Specifically, it addresses the strategic question regarding in which businesses the firm will compete. A ... More

Creative Thinking Process  

Michael Mumford, Samantha Elliott, and Robert Martin

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Business and Management
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

E-Learning, Information Technology, and Student Success in Higher Education  

Kim Cliett Long

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Mar 2017
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Business and Management
E-learning expands options for teaching and learning using technology. This nomenclature has been solidly in use for the last ten years. The expansive and ever fertile ... More

Entrepreneurship in the Arts  

Joe Roberts

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Business and Management
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

Executive Severance Agreements: Making Sense of an Emerging, Yet Fragmented, Research Field  

Felice B. Klein, Kevin McSweeney, Cynthia E. Devers, Gerry McNamara, and Spenser Blosser

Online publication date:
Oct 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
Scholars have devoted significant attention to understanding the determinants and consequences of executive compensation. Yet, one form of compensation, executive severance agreements, has ... More

Exploring the “Three Ps” of Service-Learning: Practice, Partnering, and Pressures  

Jennifer S. Leigh and Amy Kenworthy

Online publication date:
May 2018
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Business and Management
Over the last three decades, service-learning has become a well-known experiential learning pedagogy in both management education and higher education more broadly. This popularity is ... More

Family Business  

Frank Hoy

Online publication date:
Aug 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
Family business is a multidisciplinary subject area of critical importance to practitioners. The global volume of family business owners and managers is enormous. The firms are significant ... More

Faultlines  

Keith Murnighan* and Dora Lau

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
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Business and Management
Group faultlines are hypothetical dividing lines that may split a group into subgroups based on one or more attributes. An example of a strong faultline is a group of two young female ... More

Gender vs. Sex  

Elisabeth Anna Guenther, Anne Laure Humbert, and Elisabeth Kristina Kelan

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
Gender research goes beyond adding sex as an independent, explanatory category. To conduct gender research in the field of business and management, therefore, it is important to apply a ... More

The Glass Cliff  

Clara Kulich and Michelle K. Ryan

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
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Business and Management
A wealth of research has previously shown that gender stereotypes and discrimination keep women from climbing the corporate ladder. However, women who do break through the “glass ceiling” ... More

Global Diversity Management  

Jawad Syed and Memoona Tariq

Online publication date:
Dec 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
Diversity management refers to organizational policies and practices aimed at recruiting, retaining, and managing employees of diverse backgrounds and identities, while creating a culture ... More

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