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. 1, Spring

Differences between Stayers and Leavers among Part-Time Workers
A notable change in the U.S. labor force is the increased number of part-time, temporary, or contingent workers and those who hold multiple jobs (Belous, 1989; Feldman, 1990; duRivage, 1991; Callaghan and Hartmann, 1991; Tilly, 1991; Nardone, 1995,...
Evaluations of Organizational Effectiveness among HR Managers: Cues and Implications
Although being effective seems an obvious requirement of staying in business, organizational effectiveness (OE) has been defined by a variety of effectiveness attributes (Campbell, 1977; Lewin and Minton, 1986). No consensus exists regarding its definition...
Exploring Dispatcher Communication Effectiveness: Implications for Retaining Drivers in the Trucking Industry
It is commonly known that pay and regular hours are important to people in the workplace and influence retention (Richard et al., 1995). However, these variables may not be directly influenced by a subordinate's immediate supervisor. What then can...
Internship and Consulting Engagements: Management of the University's Liability
Consider the following actual case. A highly recommended programming intern from a reputable university was hired by the software development group of a large company. Because he was hired to help meet an important deadline, everyone in the group was...
Personal Factors and Organizational Commitment: Main and Interactive Effects in the United Arab Emirates
The breadth and depth of organizational commitment research has led researchers to undertake both qualitative (e.g., Morrow, 1983; Mowday et al., 1982) and quantitative (Mathieu and Zajac, 1990) reviews of the literature. This research stream has uncovered...
Predictors of Upward Appraisal Ratings
Organizations are beginning to use upward appraisals to evaluate and provide feedback for managers. In this process, employees rate the performance of individuals who manage them directly, usually by responding to a questionnaire using a rating scale...
The Impact of Exit Questionnaire Procedures on Departing Employees' Self-Disclosure
Because employees voluntarily leave their organizations for a wide variety of reasons, managers often attempt to discover the specific reasons for this turnover in their own companies so that they can address the concerns of those employees who remain...
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