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Aquifer Analysis: Told And Untold Stories In Warwick Churches, Vaughan S. Roberts 2014 SelectedWorks

Aquifer Analysis: Told And Untold Stories In Warwick Churches, Vaughan S. Roberts

Vaughan S Roberts

This presentation to a seminar on organizational storytelling at Lincoln Business School in 2013 explores how told and untold stories were filtered during a narrative review by a team of churches in Warwick, UK. The full paper was distributed beforehand to participants and a revised version appears in Untold Stories in Organizations – further details can be found here: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138790018/


Esochoice: The Self-Manipulation Of Tastes By Chameleonic Decision Makers, Brian J. Gibbs 2014 Melbourne Business School

Esochoice: The Self-Manipulation Of Tastes By Chameleonic Decision Makers, Brian J. Gibbs

Brian J. Gibbs

No abstract provided.


Employee Judgments Of And Behaviors Towards Corporate Social Responsibility: A Multi-Study Investigation Of Direct, Cascading, And Moderating Effects, Pavlos A. Vlachos, Nick Panagopoulos, Adam Rapp 2014 SelectedWorks

Employee Judgments Of And Behaviors Towards Corporate Social Responsibility: A Multi-Study Investigation Of Direct, Cascading, And Moderating Effects, Pavlos A. Vlachos, Nick Panagopoulos, Adam Rapp

Pavlos A Vlachos

Do employee judgments of their organization’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs relate to CSR-specific performance and in-role job performance? Can middle managers influence the formation of such judgments and what factors might moderate such cascading influences? To answer these yet unaddressed questions, we conduct three studies. Study 1 takes an organizational justice perspective and tests our baseline model. Results show that employees’ CSR judgments trigger their affective commitment and performance on extra-role CSR-specific behaviors; however, extra-role CSR-specific performance is unrelated to in-role job performance. Study 2 replicates Study 1’s findings while, in addition, applies a social information processing ...


Employee Voice And Recipients' Appraisals/Reactions: The Effects Of Speech Style, Voice Type, And Voicer Status, Yongsuhk Jung 2014 Western University

Employee Voice And Recipients' Appraisals/Reactions: The Effects Of Speech Style, Voice Type, And Voicer Status, Yongsuhk Jung

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The purpose of this research was to investigate the consequences of employee voice (i.e., the expression of information, ideas, or concerns for organizational development), primarily focusing on voice assertiveness (i.e., the extent of voicing individuals’ assertive expressions) and its influences on perceptual appraisals and reactions of voice recipients. Based on a literature review, I proposed a process model that described the influential mechanisms of voice assertiveness. I also defined moderating conditions that may guide the nature of the influence processes, such as voice type (promotive voice vs. prohibitive voice), voicer status (subordinate vs. peer), and recipient core self-evaluations ...


Leadership: Walking The Walk Matters!, Rebecca Tinch 2014 SelectedWorks

Leadership: Walking The Walk Matters!, Rebecca Tinch

Rebecca Tinch

No abstract provided.


Organizational Justice: A Primer, Todd C. Harris 2014 Bridgewater State University

Organizational Justice: A Primer, Todd C. Harris

Bridgewater Review

No abstract provided.


The Networked Non-Profit: How Organizational Learning Occurs In Networks, Yechiel Hoffman 2014 Northeastern University

The Networked Non-Profit: How Organizational Learning Occurs In Networks, Yechiel Hoffman

Education Doctoral Theses

In non-profit organizations driven by a crowded marketplace for ideas, resources and information, learning occurs as a process of creating new knowledge and understanding amongst individuals and groups networked throughout an organization. In order to increase opportunities for organizational learning, and its impact on organizations and their ecosystem, non-profits intentionally design and facilitate networks for individuals to connect and learn together. This study explored how organizational learning occurs within intentional networks, impacting the individuals and their relationships with each other. Additionally, this research identified the various ways network dynamics engender learning, according to the perspectives of those within the networks ...


The Implications Of Distance And Envy In Organizations: An Exploration Of Leader-Member Exchange And Organizational Citizenship Behaviors, Taylor K. Odle 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Implications Of Distance And Envy In Organizations: An Exploration Of Leader-Member Exchange And Organizational Citizenship Behaviors, Taylor K. Odle

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


The Multilingual Reality In American Business, Zachary Z. Lim 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Multilingual Reality In American Business, Zachary Z. Lim

University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects

No abstract provided.


The Economic And Behavioral Success Of Riot Games In An Undifferentiated Video Game Market, Maxine J. Yakobi 2014 SelectedWorks

The Economic And Behavioral Success Of Riot Games In An Undifferentiated Video Game Market, Maxine J. Yakobi

Maxine J Yakobi

The vast success of Riot Games is relatively undisputed amongst financial analysts as well as online communities despite there being little information publicly available that specifically addresses how their game has differentiated itself in a homogenous market. Additionally, there is little information that addresses the opportunity cost of paying money for components within this specific server for advantages within the game. I believe there to be something functionally unique about Riot’s business in particular that allows for it to acquire steady fiscal growth from people investing their money into effectively a “free” online game and I would like to ...


Structures And Relationships Between The Business Executive And Information Technology Executive At The University: A Mixed Methods Study, Angela K. Hollman 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Structures And Relationships Between The Business Executive And Information Technology Executive At The University: A Mixed Methods Study, Angela K. Hollman

Open Access Theses and Dissertations from the College of Education and Human Sciences

This study uses an explanatory mixed methods methodology to attempt to determine the reporting relationships between business and IT executives within the university. The study also explores IT and business executives thoughts on these relationships. Supporting research from organizational studies and business-IT alignmfent is combined in order to enhance the study. In the first quantitative phase, an exploratory factor analysis is used to determine organizational dimension factors while simple response and frequency analysis are used to model the top occurring organizational structures between IT and business executives. The second qualitative phase used semi-structured interviews with 12 random CIOs and CFOs ...


Psycap And The Impact On The Development Of Intercultural Sensitivity Of Healthcare Educators: A Mixed Methods Study, Helen A. S. Fagan 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Psycap And The Impact On The Development Of Intercultural Sensitivity Of Healthcare Educators: A Mixed Methods Study, Helen A. S. Fagan

Theses, Dissertations, & Student Scholarship: Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication Department

This purpose of this explanatory sequential mixed methods study was to examine the intercultural sensitivity development process of faculty and staff at a health sciences college in the Midwest. In the quantitative phase, this study investigated changes in intercultural sensitivity over a three year period, along with the relationship between developmental level of intercultural sensitivity (as measured by Intercultural Development Inventory [IDI] [Hammer, Bennett, & Wiseman, 2003]) of participants and Psychological Capital (PsyCap, a multidimensional construct consisting of hope, efficacy, resiliency, and optimism [Luthans, Youssef, & Avolio, 2007]). In the qualitative phase (Case Study) data collection and analysis further explored the link ...


Interlocks And Firm Performance: The Role Of Uncertainty In The Directorate Interlock-Performance Relationship, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Remzi Gozubuyuk Dr, Manuel Becerra Dr 2014 Melbourne Business School

Interlocks And Firm Performance: The Role Of Uncertainty In The Directorate Interlock-Performance Relationship, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Remzi Gozubuyuk Dr, Manuel Becerra Dr

Geoffrey P Martin

We examine how uncertainty influences the performance effects of directorate interlocks. Our study offers a new perspective of directorate interlocks as mechanisms that enable firms to improve performance when confronted with greater uncertainty, suggesting that uncertainty positively moderates the interlock-performance relationship. This contrasts with the view based on resource dependence theory suggesting networks reduce uncertainty and enhance firm performance, implying that uncertainty mediates the interlock effect upon performance. Using a sample of 3,745 firms across manufacturing industries in U.S. during the period 2001 to 2009, we find support for the moderation argument and less convincing support for mediation ...


Critical & Creative Thinking And Structured Analytic Methodologies:, James L. Harper 2014 SelectedWorks

Critical & Creative Thinking And Structured Analytic Methodologies:, James L. Harper

James L Harper

No abstract provided.


University College Connection, Dennis K. George, Dean, Wendi Kelley, University College, Western Kentucky University 2014 Western Kentucky University

University College Connection, Dennis K. George, Dean, Wendi Kelley, University College, Western Kentucky University

UC Publications

No abstract provided.


Implementing Centralized Waiting Lists For Patients Without A Family Physician In Quebec, Mylaine Breton, Jennissa Gagne, Fortuné Gankpe 2014 McMaster University

Implementing Centralized Waiting Lists For Patients Without A Family Physician In Quebec, Mylaine Breton, Jennissa Gagne, Fortuné Gankpe

Health Reform Observer - Observatoire des Réformes de Santé

In 2008, the Quebec government mandated the ninety-four Centres de Santé et des Services Sociaux (CSSS ­or Centres for Health and Social Services) to implement a Guichet d'Accès aux Clientèles Orphelines (GACO) – a centralized waiting list to help patients without a family physician find one. Specifically, the goal of GACOs is to increase the number of patients with a family physician as well as to give priority access to vulnerable patients. The media treatment of “orphan” patients as well as the Fédération des Médecins Omnipraticiens du Québec (FMOQ ­ or Federation of General Practitioners of Quebec) both played a crucial ...


Analyzing Organizational Consulting As A Professional Practice: An Exploration Of The Theoretical And Attitudinal Assumptions, Kristina Rose Cosgrave 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Analyzing Organizational Consulting As A Professional Practice: An Exploration Of The Theoretical And Attitudinal Assumptions, Kristina Rose Cosgrave

Communication Studies

This project (with both theoretical and applied portions) serves to enrich understanding about the vicissitudes of organizational consulting while simultaneously serving as preparation for working in this field. With such a wide spectrum of approaches and disciplines among professional consulting occupations, an important objective of this project is to explore underlying theoretical principles that generally influence the field of organizational consulting. In this project, theoretical insights from many pertinent organizational communication and persuasion concepts, especially Edgar Schein’s (1969, 1988, 2009) behavioral models of organizational consultation (purchase-of-expertise, doctor-patient, and process), are offered to accompany the professional correspondences with which they ...


Mediating Role Of Self-Regulatory Efficacy On The Relationship Between Punishment Certainty, Punishment Severity And Organizational Deviance, Kabiru Maitama Kura, Faridahwati Mohd. Shamsudin1,3, Shamsudin, Ajay Chauhan 2014 SelectedWorks

Mediating Role Of Self-Regulatory Efficacy On The Relationship Between Punishment Certainty, Punishment Severity And Organizational Deviance, Kabiru Maitama Kura, Faridahwati Mohd. Shamsudin1,3, Shamsudin, Ajay Chauhan

Kabiru Maitama Kura

Employee deviance is prevalent and could have significant consequences to organizations and/or its members. Drawing upon deterrence theory, this study examined the mediating role of self-regulatory efficacy on the relationship between punishment certainty, punishment severity and organizational deviance. The participants were 197 employed postgraduate students who enrolled in the Master of Business Administration programme at two universities located in the north-west geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The model tested suggests that both punishment certainly and punishment severity predict organizational deviance through the influence of self-regulatory efficacy. Results suggest that self-regulatory efficacy partially mediates the relationship between punishment certainty and organizational ...


A Social Connection Approach To Corporate Responsibility: The Case Of The Fast-Food Industry And Obesity, Judith Schrempf-Stirling 2014 University of Richmond

A Social Connection Approach To Corporate Responsibility: The Case Of The Fast-Food Industry And Obesity, Judith Schrempf-Stirling

Management Faculty Publications

Corporate responsibility for consumption-related issues has been on the business ethics agenda for several decades. However, some recent consumption-related issues, such as obesity, differ qualitatively from the traditional product liability cases. This study proposes an alternative responsibility concept, referred to as the social connection corporate responsibility (CR). A detailed conceptualization of a social connection CR is presented and subsequently contrasted with the liability approach to CR. Then, a social connection logic to the case of obesity is applied followed by an examination of how fast-food chains are socially connected to obesity, and of what kind of responsibilities such a social ...


Learning Emergent Strategies Through Design Thinking, Sebastian K. Fixson, Jay Rao 2014 Babson College

Learning Emergent Strategies Through Design Thinking, Sebastian K. Fixson, Jay Rao

Technology, Operations & Information Management Working Papers

No abstract provided.


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