Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies

An academic journal devoted to advancing the knowledge and practice of leadership education in both business and academic settings. Examines leadership and organizational functionality in civic, grassroots, corporate, nonprofit/philanthropic, educational,

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, Fall

A Conversation with F. Bryon Nahser: Focusing on Values through Pragmatic Inquiry
In 1986, when I first joined DePaul, I had the pleasure of meeting F. Byron (Ron) Nahser, as he was involved in DePaul's ethics and values advisory group when Brother Leo V. Ryan was Dean of the College of Business. I was impressed with Ron's evangelical...
A Dynamic View of Organizational Transformation: The Changing Face of Chinese SOEs under Transition
The controlled process of economic reform in China has attracted growing attention from around the world due to its significance for theory and practice. What has been missing in the literature is the temporal dimension, i.e., the changes over time...
A Methodology for Assessing Performance-Based Scenario Planning
Scenario planning is an expensive organizational intervention and experts have often justified their high salaries based on the assertion that expertise in conducting the process is rare. As the popularity of scenario planning has increased, so has...
A Model of Factors That Influence Global Product Standardization
The need to maximize long-term profits is causing companies to globalize markets for their products, and evaluate the role that global product standardization plays in the achievement of strategic cost advantage. The literature proposes a number of...
Can Electronic Performance Monitoring Be Fair? Exploring Relationships among Monitoring Characteristics, Perceived Fairness, and Job Performance
Author's Note: An earlier version of this paper was presented at the 2003 Meetings of the Midwest Academy of Management, St. Louis, MO. With the increased use of technology in all areas of human resource management, many organizations are using...
Foreign Investment by Multinationals from Emerging Countries: The Case of China
China has become a leading foreign investor among all emerging countries, however, the existing literature seldom deals with this important topic. Based upon both macro and micro data, this paper attempts to fill this gap. In particular, the paper...
In the Eyes of the Beholder: The Relationship between Subordinates' Felt Trustworthiness and Their Work Attitudes and Behaviors
This study extends the literature on trust and leadership by examining trust from a new perspective. Specifically, we investigate how subordinates' perceptions of their leaders' trust in them, which we label subordinates' felt trustworthiness, influence...
"Mending Fences on the Immigrant Frontier": A Call for Better Integration of Demographic Information in Human Resource Management Practice and Theory
The authors argue that human resource management practitioners and researchers do not adequately take national origin into account when devising policies and theories. It is further asserted that this failure puts companies at risk for both lesser...
The Persistence Process: Development of a Stage Model for Goal-Directed Behavior
This paper provides a theoretical framework for persistence as a process in goal-directed behavior. The theoretical foundation builds on the recent formulation of an instability function in planned behavior and develops a stage model of persistence....
The Road Less Traveled: How to Manage the Recycling Career Stage
This article examines how organizations can better respond to the needs of individuals who are reexamining and changing their chosen career paths. The term, "career recycling", reflects a new, growing segment of the workforce describing individuals...
"Yo Tengo la Camiseta (I Have the Shirt On)": An Exploration of Job Satisfaction and Commitment among Workers in Mexico
One major challenge faced by expatriate managers is developing reasonable levels of worker commitment and satisfaction among host nation employees. This study adds to the growing knowledge base regarding worker motivation, commitment, satisfaction,...