Journal of Managerial Issues

This journal provides scholarly information on issues relating to the theory of organizations and the practice of management.

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 2, Summer

Employee Reactions to Temporary Jobs
The growth of the temporary workforce, both in absolute and relative terms, has been remarkable. Today, the number of temporary employees in the U.S. is 1.5 million, having tripled in size over the last decade. Temporary employment is now a $20 billion...
Encouraging Organizational Citizenship: The Effects of Job Satisfaction, Perceived Equity and Leadership
Organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) is defined as discretionary behaviors which benefit the organization (Organ, 1988a). Organ (1988a) has suggested that OCB is composed of five dimensions: Altruism, Conscientiousness, Sportsmanship, Courtesy,...
State Anti-Corporate Takeover Laws: Issues and Arguments
If there was one distinguishing characteristic of the U.S. business environment in the 1980s it was the emergence of a powerful corporate governance device--the hostile takeover. At no time in our history has the number and dollar value of takeover...
The Effect of Cultural Stereotypes on Leader Attributions of Minority Subordinates
The trend of globalization in the business environment has led to the realization or creation of several new managerial issues. Increased multinational operations means increased multi-culturalism within the organization, and increased association between...
The Effect of Hierarchical Level and Receiver Status on Managerial Communications
Communication represents a significant managerial task (e.g., Mintzberg, 1973; Rice and Shook, 1990), yet we know little about how communication processes differ for managers at different organizational levels. Organization structure represents the network...
The Impact of Empowerment on Service Employees *
Employee empowerment programs are rapidly being implemented in organizations across the spectrum of industries. Within the hospitality industry, Guest Quarters Suite Hotels, Westin Hotels and Resorts, and Omni Hotels have each adopted empowerment philosophies....
The Invariance of Leadership Styles across Four Countries
Leadership involves the ability to inspire and influence the thinking, attitudes, and behavior of other people (Adler, 1991; Bass, 1985; Bass and Stogdill, 1989; Bennis and Nanus, 1985; Kotter, 1988). Diverse theories of leadership can be found in the...
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