Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management

This peer-reviewed journal covers management-related topics, including theoretical and research articles.

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, 2004

Board Structure and Firm Performance: Evidence from Australia
ABSTRACTThe influence of corporate governance on firm performance has been discussed for a number of years, but mainly in a United States and European business context. This article investigates the composition of boards of directors in large Australian...
Careers and Organisations: A Figure-Ground Problem
ABSTRACTThis paper argues that people's careers have great personal significance for them and energise much organisational activity, but that in the context of organisations and management they often appear irrelevant. Contrasting career metaphors are...
Defining the Social Capital of the Board of Directors: An Exploratory Study
ABSTRACTThis paper advances the resource dependence and social networks literature by investigating a board's structural social capital created as a consequence of interlocking directorates. Using approaches and measures developed by social network analysis...
Editorial
As this issue of JANZAM goes to press, the research productivity of New Zealand's universities has been systematically assessed for the first time. I hope that readers on the western side of the Tasman will bear with me if I reflect on this. A variant...
Janzam Leading Scholar Paper
When the idea of a JANZAM Leading Scholar Series first came up, it was no more than a moment before Kerr Inkson's name followed as the ideal invitee, so we are delighted that Kerr has accepted our invitation to contribute this second paper in the series....
Learning Family Business: Paradoxes and Pathways
MOORES, K & BARRETT, M. Learning Family Business: Paradoxes and Pathways Ashgate-Gower Asia Pacific Email: info@ashgate.com.au ISBN 0746 0940. Price: 37.50 pounds sterlingFinally, a considered Australian exploration of family businesses evaluating...
Public Sector Managers and Ethical Dilemmas
ABSTRACTControversies surrounding the behaviour of ministers and high profile leaders seem to be commonplace in public life. That there has been a resurgence of interest in the study of ethics is not surprising. The spotlight on ethics in the public...
Trust: A Neglected Variable in Team Effectiveness Research
ABSTRACTTrust is frequently espoused as being critical to effective team processes and performance. Yet, few studies have investigated the relationship between trust and team processes, or team effectiveness. There is currently a need to locate propensity...
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