SAM Advanced Management Journal

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

Articles from Vol. 74, No. 2, Spring

"Don't Look for Me, I'll Be Working from Starbucks Today": A Review of Regulations That May Apply to Off-Site Workplaces
As employers seek to secure needed talent they are becoming more open to alternative work arrangements, including home-based offices and other off-site work locations. Such arrangements, however, can be legally ambiguous because the line between personal...
Global Transfer Pricing: A Practical Guide for Managers
A firm with operations in more than one country must be cautious when setting transfer prices for goods or services sold between divisions. Methods traditionally used to set prices between divisions in a single country may not be acceptable for international...
Legally Mandated Paid Sick Leave: Response Options for Businesses and Managers
As federal, state, and local governments consider mandating paid sick leave for employees, managers need to assess current sick-leave trends and begin to formulate practical, action-oriented strategies for coping with this new era. A goodplace to start...
Sustaining Innovation during Corporate Downsizing
In today's highly competitive global environment, innovation often holds the key to success--or even just survival. So what happens to a company's future competitive outlook when managements choose to downsize (cut personnel) to get through hard times?...
Why Emotional Intelligence Should Matter to Management: A Survey of the Literature
Other things being equal, most organizations would like to hire people with above-average IQ because it seems logical to think such people would be above-average employees in terms of performance and leadership. But such is not the case according to...