Southern Business Review

Southern Business Review is a magazine focusing on Economics

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 1, Fall

Flextime and Telecommuting: Examining Individual Perceptions
As individuals increasingly experience conflicts between their personal lives and the demands of the workplace, many employers offer alternative work arrangements that are designed to help workers achieve a better balance in their lives (Harris, 2003;...
The Market for Luxury Goods: The Case of the Comité Colbert1
Aspects of the Market for Luxury Goods: The Economics LiteratureConspicuous ConsumptionEconomists have considered the characteristics of luxury goods consumption behavior at least since the classic work of Thorstein Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure...
The Role of Human Resources in the Success of New Businesses
The academic and popular business press are flush with recurring articles on the factors associated with business success. Examples of business successes and failures abound, thus articles abound discussing the various causes and trends. Two decades...
Who's Running This Operation?
In 1999, the Bureau of the Census documented approximately 35,125 businesses in the 58-county region of southeast Georgia. Each of these businesses provides some combination of goods and services by transforming labor, capital, material, and information...