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360 : Revista de Ciencias de la Gestión     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administración     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Academy of Management Annals     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 81)
Academy of Management Discoveries     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
Academy of Management Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 285)
Academy of Management Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 60)
Academy of Management Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 256)
Academy of Strategic Management Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39)
Administrative Science Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 150)
Advances in Management and Applied Economics     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Africa Journal of Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
African Journal of Business Management     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
African Journal of Economic and Management Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Al Tijarah     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
American Journal of Business and Management     Open Access   (Followers: 51)
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management     Open Access   (Followers: 24)
American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences     Hybrid Journal  
American Journal of Operational Research     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
American Journal of Operations Research     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Aquaculture Economics & Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asia Pacific Journal of Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Asia Pacific Management Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation     Full-text available via subscription  
Asian Business & Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Asian Journal of Management Cases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Asian Journal of Management Science and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Management Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Asian Journal of Technology Management     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asian Journal on Quality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Australasian Law Management Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Australasian Leisure Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Australian Journal of Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Baltic Journal of Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
BMC Journal of Scientific Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
Board Leadership     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Brigham Young University International Law and Management Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
British Journal of Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54)
BRQ Business Review Quarterly     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Building & Management     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Built Environment Project and Asset Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Bulletin of Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts. Series in Management of Social and Cultural Activity     Open Access  
Business and Management Horizons     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Business and Management Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Business Management Analysis Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Business Management and Strategy     Open Access   (Followers: 38)
Business Perspectives and Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Business Process Management Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
California Management Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Case Studies in Business and Management     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Case Studies in Sport Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Central European Management Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Chinese Management Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Ciencias Administrativas     Open Access  
Coaching : Theorie & Praxis     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cogent Business & Management     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Collection Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Computational Management Science     Hybrid Journal  
Conference Quality Production Improvement     Open Access  
Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Construction Management and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Contabilidade, Gestão e Governança     Open Access  
Contaduría y Administración     Open Access  
Controlling & Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Controlling & Management Review : Zeitschrift für Controlling und Management     Full-text available via subscription  
Corporate Board : Role, Duties and Composition     Open Access  
Corporate Governance and Organizational Behavior Review     Open Access  
Corporate Governance and Sustainability Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Corporate Ownership and Control     Open Access  
Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Creativity and Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54)
Cross Cultural & Strategic Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management     Open Access  
Data and Information Management     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Decision : Official Journal of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta     Hybrid Journal  
Decision Analytics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Decision Analytics Journal     Open Access  
Desenvolve : Revista de Gestão do Unilasalle     Open Access  
Development Management     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Dirāsāt : Jurnal Manajemen dan Pendidikan Islam     Open Access  
Disaster Prevention and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Ecological Management & Restoration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Economic Management Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Economics, Management, and Financial Markets     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Educational Management and Innovation Journal     Open Access  
Ekonomia i Zarzadzanie. Economics and Management     Open Access  
Electronic Government, an International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Engineering Management Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Engineering Management Research     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Engineering Project Organization Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Entrepreneurship Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Environmental Management     Open Access   (Followers: 53)
Environmental Quality Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Estudios Gerenciales     Open Access  
EuroMed Journal of Management     Hybrid Journal  
European Financial Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
European Journal of Business and Management     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
European Journal of Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
European Journal of Management Issues     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
European Management Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
European Management Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
European Sport Management Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Expert Journal of Business and Management     Open Access  
Financial Internet Quarterly     Open Access  
Fokus Bisnis : Media Pengkajian Manajemen dan Akuntansi     Open Access  
Foundations and Trends® in Technology, Information and Operations Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Foundations of Management     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Fundamental Management Journal     Open Access  
Future Business Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Future Studies Research Journal : Trends and Strategies     Open Access  
GECONTEC : Revista Internacional de Gestión del Conocimiento y la Tecnología     Open Access  
Gender in Management : An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Gestión en el Tercer Milenio     Open Access  
Global Strategy Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Group & Organization Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Health Care Management Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Health Services Management Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Human Factors : The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 33)
Human Resource Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 73)
Human Resource Management International Digest     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Human Resource Management Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 73)
Human Resource Management Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59)
ICU Director     Hybrid Journal  
IEEE Engineering Management Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 117)
IIMB Management Review     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
IMA Journal of Management Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Independent Journal of Management & Production     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian Journal of Corporate Governance     Full-text available via subscription  
Industrial Management & Data Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Industrial Marketing Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Information Resources Management Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Information Systems Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Information Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Innovation & Management Review     Open Access  
Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
INOVATOR : Jurnal Manajemen     Open Access  
Intelligent Information Management     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance & Management: International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal for Quality Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Advances in Management Science     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Agile Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Applied Management and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Applied Management Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Aviation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Business and Data Analytics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Business and Management     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
International Journal of Business Performance Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Business Science and Applied Management     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Commerce and Management     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Comparative Management     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Conflict Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Construction Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Journal of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Cross Cultural Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Decision Support Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Educational Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Electronic Customer Relationship Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Electronic Governance     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Emergency Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Journal of Energy Sector Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Engineering Business Management     Open Access  
International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Enterprise Network Management     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
International Journal of Environment and Waste Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Event and Festival Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Financial Services Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Forensic Engineering and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Global Business and Competitiveness     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Hospitality and Event Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Hospitality Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Journal of Human Resource Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Information Systems and Project Management     Free   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Information Technology Project Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Journal of Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Integrated Supply Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Intercultural Information Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Knowledge Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Law and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)

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  • Exploring the Influential Determinants of IoT Adoption in the U.S.
           Manufacturing Sector

    • Authors: Ronville D. Savoury et al.
      Abstract: Manufacturers have been hesitant to adopt the Internet of Things (IoT) due to a lack of understanding of factors related to IoT adoption. This correlational study uses a combination of diffusion of innovation theory and technology–organization–environment framework to examine if a relationship exists between relative advantage, complexity, compatibility, technology readiness, top management support, firm size, competitive pressure, and regulatory support and intent to adopt IoT in U.S. manufacturing organizations. A sample of 168 IT leaders was used. Multiple regression analysis indicated significant relationships between intent to adopt IoT and three variables: technology readiness, top management support, and competitive pressure. The model was able to predict approximately 44% of the variation of IT leaders’ intent to adopt IoT. The results can help IT leaders in the U.S. manufacturing sectors understand the factors that influence IoT adoption.
      PubDate: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 06:11:03 PST
       
  • The Product Test Scheduling Problem

    • Authors: Megan Wydick Martin et al.
      Abstract: This research focused on product test scheduling in the presence of in-process and at-completion inspection constraints. Such testing arises in the context of the manufacture of products that must perform reliably in extreme environmental conditions. Often, these products must receive a certification from prescribed regulatory agencies at the successful completion of a predetermined series of tests. Operational efficiency is enhanced by determining the optimal order and start times of tests so as to minimize the makespan while ensuring that technicians are available when needed to complete in-process and at-completion inspections. We refer to this as the product test scheduling problem. We first formulated a mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) model to identify the optimal solution to this problem and solve it using a commercial optimization package. We also present a genetic algorithm (GA) solution methodology that is implemented and solved in Microsoft Excel. Computational results are presented demonstrating the merits and consistency of the MILP and GA solution approaches across a number of scenarios.
      PubDate: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 05:11:16 PST
       
  • Determinant of Employee Productivity in Listed Manufacturing Firms in
           Southwestern Nigeria

    • Authors: Omoneye O. Olasanmi et al.
      Abstract: The study analyzed the level of employee productivity and identified factors influencing employee productivity in listed manufacturing firms in southwestern Nigeria. The descriptive survey design was adopted for this study. A sample of 394 respondents was selected using a simple random sampling technique. Data collected using a structured questionnaire were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study showed that a majority of the respondents (58.33%) had average productivity levels. Results further revealed that management and organizational factors were identified as having the greatest influence on employees’ productivity, followed by organizational/technical factors, and then production and finance factors. In addition, results indicated that financial (B = -1.322, p = 0.000), management (B = -2.751, p = 0.000), personal (B = -2.721, p = 0.000), and organizational factors (B = -3.140, p = 0.000) all had significant and negative influence on workers’ productivity. The study concluded that financial, management, personal, and organizational factors were potent factors that could define workers’ productivity.
      PubDate: Sun, 19 Dec 2021 17:51:26 PST
       
  • Developing Workforce Capability in Nonprofits Through Effective Leadership

    • Authors: Catherine Byrnes Smoyer et al.
      Abstract: Leaders of nonprofit organizations in the United States must build workforce capabilities to meet increasing demands for services. This single-case study explored strategies nonprofit leaders used to build workforce capability to address increasing service demands. The conceptual lens for this study was the full-range leadership theory. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews with senior executives of a single nonprofit organization located in the Midwestern region of the United States, which included internal organizational and workforce performance data, strategy plans, annual reports internal and external financial documents, and publicly available information. Four major themes related to building workforce capacity emerged from a thematic analysis of the data: (1) an emphasis on employee development, (2) the expansion of technology systems, (3) a concentration on developing a culture of autonomy and trust, and (4) the introduction of processes and measurements. The findings from this study might contribute to positive social change by providing nonprofit leaders with strategies and data to support a deeper understanding of how to effectively build workforce capability to address increasing service demands.
      PubDate: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 09:21:00 PST
       
  • Determinants of Effective Change Management for Software Deployment
           Projects

    • Authors: Abebaw Zeleke et al.
      Abstract: Software application deployment change management is one of the emerging research themes that is gaining increased focus day by day. Our study examined the factors that affect software application deployment change management in Agile software development settings. Our study provided a systematic review and synthesized the approaches, practices, and challenges reported for adopting and implementing deployment change management. The prime objective of our study was to systematically synthesize the data extracted and formulate evidence-based practical recommendations that are influential in software deployment change management. Six research themes are proposed to evaluate the rationale of the research question. This qualitative study and systematic review explored the pertinent research articles and key findings from prominent academic databases. Based on the selected criteria, the final screening revealed 25 articles from an immense set of publications. Key findings that emerged from these publications are correlated with the six research themes: (a) timely communication with all stakeholders; (b) the reliance of deployment approaches on past experience; (c) the importance of collaboration among team members having adequate knowledge of DevOps tools; (d) the ramification of the differences among development, test, and production environments; (e) the influential areas that reap the benefits of continuous delivery and deployment; and (f) the challenges of the effective use of containerization. We also found indications of the significance of Lewin’s three-step change process model in the Agile development and deployment environment. Overall, our study deepens understanding of this thriving research area and contributes to the literature on Agile deployment and the software change management process.
      PubDate: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 13:21:07 PST
       
  • Enabling Sustainable Organizational Change: A Case of Cognitive Diversity
           in the Automotive Industry

    • Authors: Tonja Blom et al.
      Abstract: In diverse societies such as South Africa, organizations continue to face inclusion challenges when implementing change. This study proposes a different method and new dimension of diversity management within the cognitive diversity construct, namely human niche theory, to tackle the diversity dilemma of exclusivity. The research question asked whether human niche theory, as a defined concept within cognitive diversity, could be utilized by managers to enable inclusion and promote sustainable organizational change implementation. Conceptually, this paper relates human niche theory to seven themes in the change process, namely, communication, training, motivation, resources, control, monitoring, and feedback. An exploratory single case study in a multicultural South African automotive organization that implemented a company-wide technology change project was used as a unit of analysis. The single case study revealed a new understanding of change implementation processes using the human niche theoretical framework related to radical technological change implementation. Data collection included in-depth interviews, focus group sessions, solicited company data, field notes, and observations. Content and comparative data analysis were used to present findings. This research showed that managers’ awareness of human niche theory in terms of cognitive diversity could assist in managing diversity, enabling inclusion, and change effectiveness in the organization, while minimizing emotional exclusion.
      PubDate: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 13:21:01 PST
       
  • The Linkages Between Commitment to Sustainability, Organizational Culture,
           Quality Management, and Organizational Performance

    • Authors: Lillian Y. Fok et al.
      Abstract: The growing economic pressures, rising awareness of the importance of environmental protection, and stringent global regulations are leading to more integration of sustainability initiatives into corporate strategies across multiple industries. These sustainability initiatives can alter organization cultures and affect employee perceptions and organizational outcomes. In this study, 331 respondents from a wide variety of industries in the South were surveyed. Results showed that companies’ overall green/sustainability orientation is related to organizational culture, quality management maturity, and companies’ performance. The findings implied that it is imperative to develop an organizational culture that is supportive of quality and sustainability to ensure the success of the green initiatives.
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 15:41:37 PST
       
  • Emerging Market Firms’ Response to U.S. Economic Recession and the
           Subsequent Period’s Performance

    • Authors: TeWhan Hahn et al.
      Abstract: We investigated the changes in behaviors of firms in emerging markets in response to the U.S. economic recession and the impact of those changes in strategic behaviors on subsequent periods’ operating performances. Specifically, we adopted an event-study methodology, using a sample of emerging market firms, to investigate the nature of the effects of the U.S. economic recession on firms in emerging markets. Based on 5,887 firms in nine emerging countries, our results show that firms in emerging markets exhibit changes in strategy variables, and those changes have a significant effect on the subsequent periods’ operating performance. In addition, we found that the impact of changes in strategy variables on the subsequent periods’ operating performance is stronger among more resource-unconstrained firms than among more resource-constrained firms. We ascribe this latter finding to the lack of slack resources that are necessary to make changes in strategy variables during the aftermath of the global economic recession for more resource-constrained firms.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 07:51:03 PDT
       
  • Mediating Role of Perceived Value on the Relationship Among Perceived
           Risks, Perceived Quality, and Purchase Intention of Private Label Brands

    • Authors: Meenu Mathur et al.
      Abstract: In the current competitive retail market, retailers constantly strive to deliver products to consumers at a better value. Consumers are becoming more price sensitive but still seeking quality products. A retailer can establish value with a brand. Consequently, retailers are introducing their own private label brands (PLBs), which also differentiate their products from competitors. The role of perceived value in the purchase behavior of PLBs and its relationship with quality and various risk dimensions has received scant consideration in the retailing literature. Our study suggests perceived value is a mediating part in associations amid perceived quality, perceived risks, and purchase intention of PLBs. A structural equation modeling approach was adopted to test the proposed hypotheses with a convenience sample of 458 consumers of retail department stores obtained via a cross-sectional survey. The results demonstrate that the role of perceived value is vital in strengthening the association of consumer-perceived quality and purchase intention of PLBs as well as minimizing the consumer’s risks as they intend to buy PLBs. Overall, the study contributes to the emerging retail and consumer behavior literature regarding the role of perceived value in purchase intention of PLBs.
      PubDate: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 07:41:19 PDT
       
  • Strategies to Improve Financial Profitability in the Banking Industry

    • Authors: Khalid Said et al.
      Abstract: More than 50% of business failures in the United States are because of leaders’ inability to manage working capital. This qualitative, multiple case study is grounded in the cash conversion cycle theory. The purpose is to explore the strategies bank leaders have used to improve working capital management in three banks in Kentucky to increase bank profitability and improve financial stability. Data were collected using semistructured interviews with three different banking leaders who have implemented successful working capital strategies. Using methodological triangulation and Yin’s five-step data analysis resulted: (a) risk and liquidity, (b) top-down approach, and (c) investment approach. The findings from this study include strategies for improving the use of working capital, leading to business profitability and increases in employment opportunities.
      PubDate: Thu, 27 May 2021 08:47:49 PDT
       
  • How Does a Responsible Leader Win in a Competitive World'

    • Authors: Patricia MacNeil et al.
      Abstract: Competitiveness demonstrates a firm’s effectiveness in achieving an advantage over others. A leader’s competitiveness can facilitate higher profits and growth. It can also lead to unethical and irresponsible corporate dealings. This paper suggests competitiveness can be responsible.Responsible Leadership defines two main responsible leaders (RL), integrative and instrumental. Integrators are linked to social responsibility and multiple stakeholders, while Instrumentalists are associated with competitive advantage and shareholders. Missing from extant research frameworks is how the two RLs experience competitiveness.We examined the lived experience of a group of Top 100 Leaders in Canada, finding that both RLs practiced responsible competitiveness. A more nuanced group, they shared characteristics and personal values that seemed to curb the overreach or hyper-competitiveness associated with irresponsibility.
      PubDate: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 03:26:10 PDT
       
  • Returning to Solvency Through Quality Improvement

    • Authors: Matthew Faciane et al.
      Abstract: The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore quality improvement strategies senior manufacturing production managers use to reduce Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) to increase profit. The participants for this study were production managers within a manufacturing company located in the southeastern region of the United States who successfully developed and implemented strategies to lower COPQ to increase profitability. Six major themes emerged from the study: continuous improvement, quality assurance, employees as agents of quality improvement, communication between stakeholders, holding all firm members accountable for quality, and training. Manufacturing managers can use these strategies to lower COPQ and increase profits, which could result in enhancing other organizations’ financial performance. Findings from this study may enable manufacturing managers to improve organizational performance when continuous quality improvement processes are implemented throughout the manufacturing process and senior leaders champion lessons learned, support the training program approach, and implement a quality assurance program that empowers frontline employees as agents of quality throughout the manufacturing process.
      PubDate: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 07:51:21 PDT
       
  • Strategies to Address Substance-Abusing and Substance-Impaired Healthcare
           Professionals

    • Authors: Anna Marie Smith et al.
      Abstract: This research explored strategies used by some healthcare leaders to address substance abusing and impaired healthcare professionals. The conceptual framework for this qualitative case study was the concept of due diligence. Data were collected from 40 managers and supervisors, 3 executives, and company documents, and analyzed to reveal elements of a comprehensive strategy. A effective comprehensive strategy consists of policies that address the causes, the short term and long term aspects, and both the ethical and legal aspects. Policies and procedures are equally applied, are easily accessible, are well communicated, are supported by training, provides positive encouragement. provides a path for recovery, includes audits to ensure compliance and provides for organizational reviews to determine the need for updating. Leaders who implement a such a strategy to address substance abuse among healthcare professionals can create positive social change by ensuring a safer environment for patients, employees and their communities they serve.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:26:22 PDT
       
  • Predictor of Turnover Intention of Register Nurses: Job Satisfaction or
           Work Engagement'

    • Authors: Yolanda Edwards-Dandridge et al.
      Abstract: Both employee job satisfaction (JS) and employee work engagement (WE) have been examined as possible predictors of employees’ intention to voluntarily leave a specific job or company, known as turnover intention (TI). While the body of knowledge has grown concerning the nature of TI, there remains the unsettled question of which of the two concepts most accurately predicates TI. The high turnover rate of registered nurses (RNs) in hospitals in the U.S. presented an opportunity to examine if JS and WE predict, and to what degree, among RNs. For this quantitative correlational research probability sampling was used to identify 155 participants, all full-time registered nurses with 2 or more years of employment in New York hospitals. Data, obtained from surveys, were analyzed via multiple linear regression. The results revealed that only job satisfaction predicted turnover intention among the nurses sampled, F (5,154) = 12.008, p R2 = 287.The findings indicate that leaders of healthcare organizations, might lower nurse turnover intention by focusing on improving job satisfaction. Specifically, TI may be lower by addressing the issues identified from regular job satisfaction surveys, and by a greater emphasis on creating a more satisfying workplace. A more stable RN workforce could reduce healthcare disruptions in communities.
      PubDate: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 08:27:01 PDT
       
  • Leveraging Technology Through Crowdfunding to Ease Barriers of Entry Into
           the Marketplace

    • Authors: Amye Melton et al.
      Abstract: Small businesses and entrepreneurs face barriers to entering new markets, such as access to capital. Crowdfunding is one method for financing new ventures. The purpose of this article is to explore how crowdfunding can ease barriers of entry into new markets. Drawing from strategic management, planning, marketing, and technology acceptance literature, we present a conceptual model to explain the use of crowdfunding by small businesses and entrepreneurs. Factors that impact individuals’ propensity to utilize crowdfunding as a source of capital include ease of use, intention to use, attitudes toward use, and effectiveness.
      PubDate: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 06:41:21 PDT
       
  • Total Factor Environmental Productivity in the Mediterranean Countries: A
           Malmquist–Luenberger Index Approach

    • Authors: Eya Jebali et al.
      Abstract: This paper examines the environmental productivity in the Mediterranean countries over the period 2009-2014.We use the Malmquist-Luenberger productivity index (MLPI) that can handle undesirable outputs within Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach. We decompose the MLPI index into technical efficiency, technological change and scale efficiency change in order to determine the source of productivity changes. Empirical findings indicate that the total factor environmental productivity in the Mediterranean countries have a negative developmental trend. Furthermore, we find that technological progress is the main source of productivity growth. Finally, Mediterranean countries need a considerable effort on R&D to optimize the potential for technical development and enhance the environmental efficiency levels.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 May 2020 13:36:22 PDT
       
  • Strategies to Prevent and Detect Occupational Fraud in Small Retail
           Businesses

    • Authors: Marquita V. Davis et al.
      Abstract: The objective of this multiple case study was to explore internal control strategies owners of small retail businesses in southeastern Pennsylvania used to prevent and detect occupational fraud. The results of this study indicated that there are areas for action that owners of small retail businesses could take to prevent and detect occupational fraud. Strategies business owners could implement to protect their businesses from occupational fraud include monitoring, employee identity documents to track employee activity, separation of duties, and communication with employees. Small business owners serve their communities by focusing on wealth distribution, including donations to local charities that foster economic stability with positive effects on society.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 May 2020 07:35:32 PDT
       
  • Disruptive Innovation Within the Legal Services Ecosystem

    • Authors: Donald G. Billings et al.
      Abstract: Many law firms have done little to address the opportunities and threats presented by potentially disruptive technology (DT), such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The purpose of this multiple case study was to explore strategies that some law firm leaders use to address the potentially detrimental influences of DT on their organizations. The systems approach to management was employed as the conceptual framework. Data were collected from 6 participants at 2 international law firms with offices in California, using semi-structured interviews and organizational artifacts. Data were analyzed using inductive and deductive coding and thematic analysis, resulting in 4 themes: (1) recognizing the legal ecosystem and legal firms are open systems, but organizational subsystems often function as semi-closed systems; (2) acknowledging that while DT represents the most significant potential challenge in the near future, the immediate challenge is improving technology, which requires organizational adjustments; (3) recognizing the need for firms to invest more heavily in innovation generation activities; and (4) realizing the need for increased utilization of augmenting technologies, such as AI or ML, to streamline non-advisory outputs. The findings of this study suggest that, while DI may pose a moderate threat, there are also significant advantages to adopting DI as a formal aspect of organizational strategy. The results of this study may contribute to social change by outlining ways in which firms can lower costs to clients while increasing access to legal services for those in underserved communities.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 May 2020 07:35:22 PDT
       
  • Relationships Among Annual Revenue and Green Initiatives, Quality
           Management, and Organizational Performance

    • Authors: Yun-Chen Morgan et al.
      Abstract: Today’s global awareness of environmental risks and the pressing needs to compete through efficiency have led to stronger initiatives in the green movement across industries. We examine organizations’ annual revenue levels and their connections to organizational green orientation and impact, quality management programs, and employee perceptions of cultural practices and organizational performance. Results indicate high-revenue organizations use quality management tools more extensively with greater green impact and low-revenue organizations have a more informal and decentralized organizational culture
      PubDate: Wed, 27 May 2020 07:35:11 PDT
       
  • Ways to Reduce Restaurant Industry Food Waste Costs

    • Authors: David Blum
      Abstract: Food waste costs U.S. restaurant leaders billions of dollars per year. The purpose of this research was to provide restaurant leaders with processes and strategies to reduce food waste costs. The research method used was systematic literature review in addressing this research question: What processes and strategies are available to U.S. restaurant leaders to reduce food waste costs' This study addresses a gap in literature related to processes and strategies to reduce food waste costs. Six processes and seven strategies to reduce food waste costs were presented.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 May 2020 07:35:07 PDT
       
 
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