Journal of Managerial Issues

This journal provides scholarly information on issues relating to the theory of organizations and the practice of management.

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 3, Fall

An Examination of Pre-Merger Executive Compensation Structure in Merging Firms *
In recent years, growth through acquisition has been an important strategy for many firms. While considerable attention has been devoted to merger valuation analysis, less consideration has been paid to successful integration of merging firms (Carey,...
Firm Performance and CEO Pay: Relational Demography as a Moderator *
Boards of directors of business firms typically establish committees to deal with their two most pressing problems, limited time and complex issues (Lorsch and MacIver, 1989; Conyon and Peck, 1998). Many of the more critical board decisions are...
Insights into Gender Discrimination in Employment Compensation through the Use of Classification Models
The Equal Pay Act of 1963 requires employers to pay women and men who do the same job, or a similar job, under the same working conditions, and requiring the same skills, the same pay (Fay and Risher, 2000). Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of...
Mitigating Gender-Specific Superior Ethical Sensitivity When Assessing Likelihood of Fraud Risk *
The emphasis on the importance of ethics in financial reporting and social responsibilities for corporate entities has increased in recent years, such that auditors have been made liable for the assessment of effective controls to detect and prevent...
Preparing Students for Success in Team Work Environments: The Importance of Building Confidence
An important skill for employees today is the ability to work amid fast business growth while remaining satisfied with their jobs and performing to the best of their abilities. Teams are increasingly becoming integral parts of contemporary organizations...
Reexamining the Relationship between Action Preferences and Managerial Risk Behaviors *
The assessment of risk and its relationship with expected returns is a central concern of strategic management and has been extensively researched (McNamara and Bromiley, 1999; Sitkin and Pablo, 1992). There has been increasing recognition that...
The Significance of Gender in Explaining Senior Executive Pay Variations: An Exploratory Study
Gender pay equity has been a point of interest to the public as well as to business and economic researchers for many years. Recently, Catalyst, an organization established to promote women in business, reported that the gender pay gap among top...