SAM Advanced Management Journal

This quarterly journal features articles on business in real world settings.

Articles from Vol. 59, No. 3, Summer

Federal and State Regulation of Environmental Marketing: A Manager's Guide
Managers who wish to promote the environmental attributes or benefits of their regional or national products face a confusing array of federal and state regulation of environmental marketing and advertising claims. Individual state regulations are difficult...
Getting Inside the Leader's Head: A Cognitive Processes Approach to Leadership
Introduction A young manager, Chandra, was made CEO of a spinning mill owned by the government of India. His mandate was to produce a financial turnaround in this failing company. To succeed, he had to overcome the resistance of unions, including the...
Office Automation's Threat to Health and Productivity: A New Management Concern
Information technology is the wave of the future, and management must be prepared for its good and bad aspects. Offices are flooded with microcomputers, video display terminals, and other technological tools designed to improve productivity. However,...
Results: The Forgotten Element of Quality Programs
Confronted by either the need or desire to improve quality, managers revert to the same well-worn paths they have trod for other performance challenges. They either buy or create a program or package which prescribes a series of steps that, if followed,...
State Takeover Legislation: The Political Defense
"Shark," someone screamed from the entrance. "Goddamn shark's back. There's a man-eater out there, somewhere." H. Searles, Jaws 2, 1978, p. 210 In the colorful language of mergers and acquisitions, an unwelcome acquirer is often referred to as a shark....