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. 11, No. 3, Fall

An Exploratory Examination of Gainsharing in Service Organizations: Implications of Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Pay Satisfaction
In 1981 the General Accounting Office implored U. S. businesses to adopt gainsharing as a means of productivity, yet its usage is far from universal (Markham et al., 1992). In its simplest form, gainsharing is a team or group incentive system which...
Balancing the Two Dimensions of Time for Time-Based Competition
During the past two decades, the notion of time has received considerable attention from business management. Just-In-Time (JIT) and Time-based-Competition (TBC) are perhaps two of the most publicized time-related concepts in operations management....
Effective Socialization of Employees: Socialization Content Perspective
Organizational socialization is the process through which organizational culture is perpetuated, by which newcomers learn the appropriate roles and behaviors to become effective and participating members (Louis, 1990). The topic has been discussed...
Financial Reporting of "Significant-Influence" Equity Investments: Analysis and Managerial Issues
Financial Reporting Of "Significant-Influence" Equity Investments: Analysis and Managerial Issues The purpose of consolidated statements is to present, primarily for the benefit of the shareholders and creditors of the parent company, the results...
Goal Programming and International Expansion in the Hospital Industry
One service industry that has undergone fundamental change in the past 15 years and currently faces an increasingly turbulent environment is the U.S. hospital industry (Ginn, 1990; Zinn, et al., 1994; Zinn, 1997; Johnson, 1995; Sumner and Moreland,...
Strategic Organizational Responses to Environmental Chaos
The study of strategic change is increasingly important in today's dynamic business environment. Rapid technological change, easier entry by foreign competitors, and the accelerating breakdown of traditional industry boundaries subject firms to new,...
The Relationship between ISO 9000 and Business Performance: Does Registration Really Matter?
At the beginning of this decade, acceptance of the quality system standard ISO 9000 by U.S. companies appeared uncertain. In 1992, a survey of midsize U.S. firms by consultants at Grant Thornton found that 48% had not heard of the quality system standard...

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