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The Personality Underpinnings of Strategic Leadership: The CEO, TMT, and Board of Directors  

Bret Bradley, Sam Matthews, and Thomas Kelemen

“Strategic leadership” is the umbrella term used to describe the study of an organization’s top leaders—what they do, their interactions, and how they influence important organizational ... More

Tracking the Entrepreneurial Process with the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics (PSED) Protocol  

Paul D. Reynolds

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Nov 2017
In the early 1990s business creation was receiving a great deal of attention after it was clear that new firms were a major source of job creation. There was not, however, reliable data on ... More

Transaction Cost Economics as a Theory of the Firm, Management, and Governance  

Mikko Ketokivi and Joseph T. Mahoney

Which components should a manufacturing firm make in-house, which should it co-produce, and which should it outsource? Who should sit on the firm’s board of directors? What is the right ... More

University Technology Commercialization  

Kathleen R. Allen

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Aug 2017
For decades researchers have studied various aspects of the technology transfer and commercialization process in universities in hopes of discovering effective methods for enabling more ... More

User Innovation  

Nikolaus Franke and Christian Lüthje

Users of products and services, be they user firms or consumers, frequently develop innovations for their own benefit. Such user innovation is a long-existing phenomenon, but it has gained ... More

Values, Other-Interest, and Ethical Behavior: The Critical Role of Moral Emotions  

Jason Kautz, M. Audrey Korsgaard, and Sophia So Young Jeong

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Jan 2020
Organizations and their agents regularly face ethical challenges as the interests of various constituents compete and conflict. The theory of other-orientation provides a useful framework ... More

Vertical Integration and the Theory of the Firm  

Jongwook Kim

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Apr 2019
How do firms organize economic transactions? This question can be thought of as a question of firm boundaries or as a decision about a firm’s scope, encompassing the choice along a ... More

Virtual Worlds Affordances for Organizations  

Kathryn Aten

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Apr 2020
Virtual work has become critical to competing in the global information economy for many organizations. Successfully working through technology across time and space, especially on ... More

Whistleblowing and Whistleblowers  

Niamh M. Brennan

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Jan 2020
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Ethics
Whistleblowing (also called good faith reporting, anonymous reporting, protected disclosure) is growing in importance as a corporate governance mechanism. It is increasingly recognized as a ... More

Whiteness in Organizations: From White Supremacy to Allyship  

Donna Chrobot-Mason, Kristen Campbell, and Tyra Vason

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Mar 2020
Many whites do not identify with a racial group. They think very little about their own race and the consequences of being born into the dominant racial group. They do not think much about ... More

Women in the Upper Echelons: Women on Corporate Boards and in Top Management Teams  

Jihae You, Siri Terjesen, and Diana Bilimoria

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Jan 2018
In light of the growing number of women in the upper echelons, it is necessary to integrate and synthesize research on women at the top of corporations. The extant literature occurs in ... More

Work-Family Conflict and Work-Life Conflict  

Ellen Ernst Kossek and Kyung-Hee Lee

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Oct 2017
Work-family and work-life conflict are forms of inter-role conflict that occur when the energy, time, or behavioral demands of the work role conflicts with family or personal life roles. ... More

Workplace Deviance  

Rebecca J. Bennett, Shelly Marasi, and Lauren Locklear

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May 2018
The history of workplace deviance research has evolved from a focus on singular behaviors, such as theft or withdrawal in the 1970s and 1980s, to the broader focus on a range of behaviors ... More

Workplace Dishonesty and Deception as Socially Situated Organizational Behavior  

Keith Leavitt and David M. Sluss

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Sep 2017
Truthfulness and accuracy are critical for effective organizational functioning, but dishonesty (in the form of lying, misrepresentation, and fraud) continue to be pervasive in ... More

Workplace Identity Construction: An Intersectional-Identity-Cultural Lens  

Lize A. E. Booysen

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Feb 2018
With the development of an integrated cross-disciplinary framework to study workplace identity construction, the current theoretical discussion on workplace identity construction is ... More

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