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Abusive Supervision  

Ann Peng, Rebecca Mitchell, and John M. Schaubroeck

Online publication date:
Feb 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Organizational Behavior
In recent years scholars of abusive supervision have expanded the scope of outcomes examined and have advanced new psychological and social processes to account for these and other ... More

Academic Integrity  

Tracey Bretag

Online publication date:
Apr 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business Policy and Strategy, Ethics
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

Accounting Narratives  

Tracey J. Riley and Alex C. Yen

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Jan 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Accounting
Although accounting is typically seen as a numbers-oriented discipline, with an emphasis on quantifying economic events and activity, the nexus of language and accounting, specifically the ... More

The Adaptive Organization and Fast-Slow Systems  

Torben Juul Andersen and Carina Antonia Hallin

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

Advances in Team Creativity Research  

Lucy L. Gilson, Yuna S. H. Lee, and Robert C. Litchfield

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Dec 2019
Although creativity research has historically focused on individuals, with more and more employees working in teams, researchers have started to explore the construct of team creativity. ... More

Agency Theory in Business and Management Research  

G. Tyge Payne and Oleg V. Petrenko

Online publication date:
Apr 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Organization Theory
Agency theory is one the most prominent theoretical perspectives utilized in business and management research. Agency theory argues—using fundamental assumptions that agents are: (a) ... More

The Antecedents and Outcomes of Heteronormativity in Organizations  

Oscar Holmes IV

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Oct 2019
Despite the term being coined in the early 1990s, heteronormativity is a longstanding and enduring hierarchical social system that identifies heterosexuality as the standard sexuality and ... More

Appropriation of Value from Competitive Advantages  

Andy El-Zayaty and Russell Coff

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Nov 2017
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

The Arts and the Art and Science of Management Teaching  

Joan V. Gallos

The arts have played a major role in the development of management theory, practice, and education; and artists’ competencies like creativity, inventiveness, aesthetic appreciation, and a ... More

Arts Entrepreneurship: Education, Theory, and Practice  

Joe Roberts

Online publication date:
Jun 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Entrepreneurship
There are no clear definitions of entrepreneurship and art. It is therefore difficult to explain and theorize arts entrepreneurship education. Here, what artists think about these issues in ... More

Assessing the State of Top Management Teams Research  

Steven A. Stewart and Allen C. Amason

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Mar 2017
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

Assessment for Learning in Management Education: A Practical Perspective  

Sally Brown

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Apr 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business Education
Good assessment and feedback are essential for high student achievement, retention, and satisfaction in contemporary higher education, and adopting a fit-for-purpose approach that ... More

A Stakeholder Perspective: Origins and Core Concepts  

Pernille Eskerod

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Jun 2020
Organizations (whether they are permanent or temporary) have stakeholders, that is, individuals and groups that can affect or be affected by the organization’s activities and achievements. ... More

Aversive Racism: Foundations, Impact, and Future Directions  

Audrey Murrell

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Jun 2020
The concept of aversive racism has had a significant impact on theory, research, and practice devoted to better understanding bias, discrimination, and persistent disparities based on ... More

Board Interlocks and Diversification Strategies  

Christine Shropshire

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Nov 2019
The board of directors serves multiple corporate governance functions, including monitoring management, providing oversight on strategic issues, and linking the organization to the broader ... More

Bureaucracy to Postbureaucracy: The Consequences of Political Failures  

Mallory E. Compton and Kenneth J. Meier

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Organization Theory
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

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Mar 2018
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

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

Case Study Research: A State-of-the-Art Perspective  

Eric Volmar and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt

Online publication date:
Jan 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Research Methods
Theory building from case studies is a research strategy that combines grounded theory building with case studies. Its purpose is to develop novel, accurate, parsimonious, and robust theory ... More

Cluster Evolution  

Nydia MacGregor and Tammy L. Madsen

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

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