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Abusive Supervision  

Ann Peng, Rebecca Mitchell, and John M. Schaubroeck

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Feb 2019
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Business and Management
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

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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

Accounting Narratives  

Tracey J. Riley and Alex C. Yen

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Jan 2019
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Business and Management
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
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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

Agency Theory in Business and Management Research  

G. Tyge Payne and Oleg V. Petrenko

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Apr 2019
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Business and Management
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

Appropriation of Value from Competitive Advantages  

Andy El-Zayaty and Russell Coff

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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

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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

Assessment for Learning in Management Education: A Practical Perspective  

Sally Brown

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Apr 2019
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Business and Management
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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Governance in Business and Management  

Erik E. Lehmann

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Mar 2019
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Business and Management
Corporate governance is a recent concept that encompasses the costs caused by managerial misbehavior. It is concerned with how organizations in general, and corporations in particular, ... More

Corporate or Product Diversification  

Margarethe F. Wiersema and Joseph B. Beck

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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 Processes: Managing Innovative Efforts  

Michael D. Mumford, Robert Martin, and Samantha N. Elliott

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Mar 2019
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Business and Management
Creative thinking is the basis for innovation in firms. And the need for strategy-relevant innovations has generated a new concern with how people go about solving the kinds of problems ... 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

Emotional Intelligence and Its Measurement  

Richard E. Boyatzis

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Feb 2019
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Business and Management
Emotional intelligence (EI) is used in organizational training, coaching, and graduate schools. Despite its acceptance in practical applications, researchers continue to argue about its ... More

Emotions in Organizations  

Cynthia Fisher

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Feb 2019
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Business and Management
There has been an “affective revolution” in organizational behavior since the mid-1990s, focusing initially on moods and affective dispositions. The past decade has seen a further shift ... 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

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