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. 14, No. 1, Spring

A Multidimensional Examination of Slack and Its Impact on Innovation
The concepts of organizational slack and innovation are central elements in the strategic management literature. Innovation in particular has received a great deal of attention in the recent past (Hitt et al., 1996; Hitt et al, 1997; Stuart, 2000)....
An Empirical Examination of a Merit Bonus Plan
One of the most frequently used methods of rewarding employees involves compensation based upon performance. Recently, a Tower's Perrin survey indicated that of 770 North American organizations, more than two-thirds had variable pay plans (Anonymous,...
Associations between Internal Controls and Organizational Citizenship Behavior (*)
In his landmark book, The Functions of the Executive (1938), Barnard stated that organizational moral behavior is obtained only through a cooperative effort among all employees. Top management, however, is obligated to carry the moral freight (Perrow,...
The Impact of Forced CEO Turnover on Committee Structure
In a decade where corporate restructuring is common, it is not surprising to read about replacement CEOs who bring in their own management teams. Consider, for example, Albert J. 'Chainsaw Al' Dunlap who was known for cleaning house upon taking...
The Impact of Moral Intensity Dimensions on Ethical Decision Making: Assessing the Relevance of Orientation (*)
During the last decade, calls for increasing the emphasis of ethics in individual and corporate decision making have come from many diverse sources including public interest groups, political and religious leaders, and the general public. An acute...