Academic journal article SAM Advanced Management Journal

From the Editor-in-Chief

Academic journal article SAM Advanced Management Journal

From the Editor-in-Chief

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The five articles in this issue deal with cyber-crime, ethical sensitivity, auditing America's local governments, customer satisfaction with Hollywood movies in the U.S. and China, and covenants-not-to-compete.

Hewes, Jr., in the first article, discusses cyber-crime and how it should be addressed in various types of organizations to protect them from costly consequences and liability exposure. The article should be timely for most readers since we are all exposed to identity theft and the potentially dire consequences when valuable information is stolen.

In the second article, Walsh, Onorato, and Simms, maintain that personality affects ethical sensitivity. Based on their empirical study of 655 college students in a college in the U.S. Northeast, they conclude that aggressive personality types may be less ethically sensitive than compliant individuals.

Deis and Byus, in the third article, report the results of a descriptive analysis of local governments audits for the period 1997 to 2012. They note an increasing shift from audits conducted by large firms to those conducted by small firms. They voiced some concern that: "... the desire to keep its local government clients may impair the firm's independence and ability to maintain an attitude of professional skepticism."

In the fourth article, Sussan and Chinta, use a comparative analysis of Hollywood movies in the U. …

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