Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship

Broad-based publication includes experimental and conceptual articles on general management or entrepreneurship.

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 2, April

According to Kotler
According to Kotler: Philip Kotler AMACOM (2005) 168 pages, $17.95Reviewed by: William C. JohnsonNova Southeastern UniversityWhen Philip Kotler speaks (on marketing) people listen. Or at least they should! In one of Kotler's latest books, According to...
American Business Values: A Global Perspective (5/E)
American Business Values: A Global Perspective (5/E) Gerald Cavanagh Pearson Prentice Hall (2006) 371 pages, $53.33Reviwed by: Frank J. Cavico, Nova Southeastern UniversityIn today's post-Enron, scandal-plagued, and ethically challenged business world,...
Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution of Change
Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution of Change David L. Cooperrider and Diane Whitney Berrett-Kohler Publishers, Inc. (2005) 80 pages, Paperback, $8.76Reviewed by: Bahaudin G. MujtabaNova Southeastern UniversityDavid L. Cooperrider and Diana Whitney...
Experiencing International Business and Management: Exercises, Projects, and Cases
Experiencing International Business and Management: Exercises, Projects, and Cases Betty Jane Punnett M.E. Sharpe Inc. (2005) 150 pages, Softcover, $29.95Reviewed by: Elizabeth Danon-Leva, Nova Southeastern UniversityWhile both the concepts and the actions...
Family Success in the Air Conditioning Business: The Case of Mike Miller of Star Service, Inc
Executive SummaryIn 1952, William J. (Bill) Miller and Joe Yoder, as equal working partners, started Residential Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. in Baton Rouge, LA. The company focused on supplying the needs of homeowners in southern Louisiana as...
Giving Something in Return: A Conversation with Karen Pass, Social Entrepreneur
Executive SummaryKaren Pass is a professor of biology at Empire State College/SUNY (State University of New York). The Empire State program focuses on facilitating the education of non-traditional adult learners, and its faculty are called "mentors."...
Leadership Behaviors and Knowledge Sharing in Professional Service Firms Engaged in Strategic Alliances
Executive SummaryThis study investigates the influence of transformational and transactional leadership behaviors on knowledge sharing activities in professional service firms in Taiwan and the United States that are engaged in strategic alliances. Sixteen...
Message from the Editor
Welcome to the April, 2006 issue of JAME. This issue includes five articles, two Executive Interviews, and our usual Book Review feature. Our first article, "Retaining Employees in Small and Medium-Sized Firms: Examining the Link with Human Resource...
Research in Organizations: Foundations and Methods of Inquiry
Research in Organizations: Foundations and Methods of Inquiry Editied by: Richard A. Swanson and Elwood F. Holton III Berrett-Kohler Publishers, Inc. (2005) 459 pages, Softcover, $32.97Reviewed by: Donovan A. McFarlaneCity College-Fort LauderdaleOrganizations...
Retaining Employees in Small and Medium-Sized Firms: Examining the Link with Human Resource Management
Executive SummaryWhile the 1990s were a decade characterized by downsizing and restructuring, there has been a recent focus on attracting and retaining quality employees. Very little research has addressed employee retention within small and medium-sized...
Small Business Manager Attitudes Relating to the Significance of Social Responsibility Issues: A Longitudinal Study
Executive SummaryThis paper reports on an inquiry into the commitment of small business managers to the social responsibility doctrine in 1995 and 2005. A survey effort revealed that these managers possess a high degree of commitment. Further, it indicated...
The Dual Process Model of Reasoning and Entrepreneurial Decision-Making: A Field Study of New Childcare Ventures
Executive SummaryExperimental research supports a dual process model of cognitive systems used for reasoning. One process is rapid and intuitive; the other is slow and deliberate. This study measured the extent to which entrepreneurs that started child...
Toward an Understanding of Global Entrepreneurial Knowledge Management (EKM) Practices: A Preliminary Investigation of EKM in France and the U.S
Executive SummaryIn the past decade, a business strategy called knowledge management (KM) has evolved to systematically acquire, store, access, share, maintain, and reuse knowledge from different sources. Within this effort has emerged an attempt to...