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. 16, No. 3, Fall

A Note on the Need for True Scores in Frame-of-Reference (FOR) Training Research
Researchers have long lamented the elusiveness of developing performance appraisal systems that accurately measure the construct of work performance. Numerous methodologies have been suggested in order to facilitate accuracy in performance ratings....
Diversification Strategy and Top Management Team Fit
Matching managers to diversification strategy has long been a cornerstone of strategy implementation research (Finkelstein and Hambrick, 1996; Guthrie and Datta, 1998; Krishnan et al, 1997; Leontiades, 1982; Michel and Harnbrick, 1992; Pitts, 1977;...
Human Resource Configurations, Intellectual Capital, and Organizational Performance
Throughout the past fifteen years researchers have examined the link between human resource (HR) activities and organizational-level performance. Many of the early studies in this area simply looked at the performance impacts of individual HR practices...
Predicting Misleading Disclosures: The Effects of Control, Pressure, and Compensation
The current crisis of corporate governance started with the collapse of Enron, overstatements of earnings by Tyco and Rite Aid, and some dubious auditing-consulting practices by Arthur Andersen. That was followed by avarice at Adelphia, fake revenues...
Right-to-Work Laws and Business Environments: An Analysis of State Labor Policy
Under our federal system, states can pursue competitive labor market strategies to attract economic development and raise levels of employment for their citizens. Differences in per capita income vary substantially across the continental United States,...
The Outcome Saliency Effect on Negotiated Transfer Prices
An important criterion for evaluating a company's transfer pricing policies is whether they positively affect profits. Some research has examined whether "alternative transfer pricing mechanisms can enhance profit (Ghosh, 1994). However, a more common...
The Performance Effects of Service Diversification by Manufacturing Firms
Much diversification research has focused on related versus unrelated diversification and the benefits of each (e.g., Hoskisson and Hitt, 1990; Ramanujam and Veraderajan, 1989). Firms pursuing unrelated diversification attempt to reduce business risk...
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