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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

Board Interlocks and Diversification Strategies  

Christine Shropshire

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

Corporate Ethics  

Thomas Donaldson and Diana C. Robertson

Serious research into corporate ethics is nearly half a century old. Two approaches have dominated research; one is normative, the other empirical. The former, the normative approach, ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility  

Abagail McWilliams

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Feb 2020
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a legitimate responsibility to society, based on the principle that corporations should share some of the benefit that accrues from the control of ... More

Faultlines  

Keith Murnighan* and Dora Lau

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Mar 2017
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

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Mar 2018
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

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

Innovation for Society  

Sanjay Sharma

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Nov 2019
At a macro level, innovation for society refers to innovation of societal institutions. At a micro level, it refers to innovations undertaken by social entrepreneurs as start-ups with a ... 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

Is There a Female Leadership Advantage?  

Lynn R. Offermann and Kira Foley

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Feb 2020
Women have historically been underrepresented in leadership positions across private and public organizations around the globe. Gender inequality and gender discrimination remain very real ... 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

Minority Employees’ Ethnic Identity in the Workplace  

Nasima M. H. Carrim

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Apr 2019
With an increase in the number of diverse groups of individuals (including ethnic minorities) entering organizations, managing diversity in the 21st-century workplace has become imperative. ... 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 would ... 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

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace  

Rose L. Siuta and Mindy E. Bergman

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Jun 2019
Business and management conceptualizations of sexual harassment have been informed by both legal and psychological definitions. From the psychological perspective, sexual harassment ... More

Social Movements and Their Impact on Business and Management  

Sarah A. Soule

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Mar 2018
Do the activities of social movements (e.g., public protest, shareholder activism, boycotts, and sabotage) impact businesses, and if so, how do they impact businesses? When confronted by ... More

Strategic Planning in the Public Sector  

John Bryson and Lauren Hamilton Edwards

Strategic planning has become a fairly routine and common practice at all levels of government in the United States and elsewhere. It can be part of the broader practice of strategic ... 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

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