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. 17, No. 4, Winter

A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Executive and Institutional Ownership on Firm Performance
Over the past two decades corporate ownership patterns have changed markedly with increased ownership by company executives and institutional investors. Many companies use equity to compensate executives and 52% of the 100 largest U.S. companies require...
An Examination of Organizational Predictors of Mentoring Functions *
Both organizational researchers and practitioners alike consider mentoring an increasingly important topic in today's complex organizations. As organizations undergo major change, encountering global competition and environmental turbulence, they are...
First-Order Economizing: Organizational Adaptation and the Elimination of Waste in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry *
Since the seminal work of Lawrence and Lorsch (1969), it has been acknowledged that one of the key explanatory variables of performance is the relationship between the firm and its environment. The issue is of such import that more than 30 years later...
Perception of Foreignness: Benefit or Liability? *
With the advent of crisis, consumers often rally around their national leaders and economies. When South Korea was hit by its currency crisis in the late 1990s, South Korean citizens and businesses began and maintained "buy Korean products" campaigns...
The Impact of Board Monitoring and Involvement on Top Management Team Affective Conflict
Boards of directors are expected to be vigilant protectors of shareholder's interests, particularly in light of recent scandals that have plagued Wall Street. To accomplish this goal, boards can assume a number of potential roles; these roles are generally...
Top Management Team Tenure and Corporate Illegal Activity: The Moderating Influence of Board Size
A significant body of research has focused on the link between the size and composition of firms' boards of directors and various organizational outcomes (Cascio, 2004; Sonnenfeld, 2004). In particular, the effect of board size on both firm performance...
Women's Perceptions of Organizational Culture, Work Attitudes, and Role-Modeling Behaviors
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, women in America currently occupy more than half the seats in the nation's college classrooms and earn more than half the MBAs (Gerald and Hussar, 2002). They comprise half the U.S. workforce...
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