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How Context Matters: The Relationship Between Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviours And Motivation To Work Moderated By Gender Inequality 

Date: 01/2018 Author(s): Bosch, Mª José; Las Heras, Mireia; Russo, Marcello; Rofcanin, Yasin; Grau Grau, Marc Editor(s): ICWF - Centro Internacional Trabajo y Familia Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) This study examines relationships between family-supportive supervisor behaviour (FSSB) and individuals' prosocial and extrinsic motivation at work in four countries: Brazil, Kenya, the Netherlands and the Philippines. With a sample of 2046 employees from these four countries, we use national levels of gender inequality, measured by the United Nations ... More information  

Searching for Great Strategies 

Date: 11/12/2017 Author(s): Fink, Thomas; Ghemawat, Pankaj; Reeves, Martin Editor(s): Cátedra Anselmo Rubiralta de Estrategia y Globalización Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) We focus on answering the question posed for this special issue by elaborating a specific perspective, involving information-enabled search, in which firms add capabilities (or components) that expand what they can accomplish in the product market arena, and the key strategic choices concern the kinds of capabilities that are added. We establish that ... More information  

Toward a Dynamic Notion of Value Creation and Appropriation in Firms: The Concept and Measurement of Economic Gain 

Date: 21/11/2017 Author(s): Lieberman, Marvin B.; Balasubramanian, N.; García-Castro, Roberto Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Research Summary: "Value creation" is central to strategy. Even so, confusion arises because it can be defined in different ways, e.g., as the sum of producer and consumer surplus in a given time period, or as the change in surplus over time. To formalize the latter notion, we introduce the concept of economic gain, defined as the increase in total ... More information  

The Role of Perceived Career Prospects and International Orientation in Determining Job Satisfaction of MNE Employees: A Moderated Mediation Model 

Date: 09/11/2017 Author(s): Cerdin, Jean-Luc; Sharma, Kushal; Liao, Yuan Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) In a multinational enterprise (MNE) that does not reveal to its employees whether they are included in the organization's talent pool, we explore how employees' perceptions regarding their inclusion or noninclusion in the pool affects their perceived career prospects (PCPs) in the organization and their job satisfaction (JS). Specifically, we hypothesize ... More information  

Christian Ethics and Spirituality in Leading Business Organizations: Editorial Introduction 

Date: 11/2017 Author(s): Melé, Domènec; Fontrodona, Joan Editor(s): Cátedra de Ética Empresarial y de los Negocios Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) Christian ethics applied to economics and business has a long tradition. This dates back at least to the thirteenth century, with noteworthy developments in the four following centuries and again in the last century. Christian faith and reason intertwine to bring about principles, criteria, and guidelines for action and a set of virtues with relevance ... More information  

Conflict Between Controlling Family Owners and Minority Shareholders: Much Ado About Nothing? 

Date: 01/11/2017 Author(s): Martin, Geoffrey; Gómez-Mejía, Luis R.; Berrone, Pascual; Makri, Marianna Editor(s): Cátedra Schneider Electric de Sostenibilidad y Estrategia Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) We examine the unique nature of conflict between controlling family owners and minority shareholders (principal?principal conflict) in publicly traded family controlled firms through examining shareholder proposals. Implicit in prior governance and family business research has been that nonfamily shareholders are likely to be in conflict with the dominant ... More information   Read related article

Learning or Inertia? The Impact of Experience and Knowledge Codification on Post-Acquisition Integration 

Date: 30/10/2017 Author(s): Castellaneta, Francesco; Valentini, Giovanni; Zollo, Maurizio Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) This article develops and tests a theory on the evolution of complex organizational decisions, such as the decision to integrate (or not) a target company during the post-acquisition management phase. Using a sample of US bank mergers, we show that persistence in--or variation of--integration decisions depends on two key factors: integration experience ... More information  

Is It Ethical to Teach That Beta and CAPM Explain Something? 

Date: 12/10/2017 Author(s): Fernández, Pablo Document type: Working Paper My answer to the question in the title is NO. It is crystal clear that CAPM and its Betas do not explain anything about expected or required returns. There are mountains of evidence to support my stance. If, for any reason, a person teaches that Beta and CAPM explain something and he knows that they do not explain anything, such a person is lying. ... More information  

The Politics of Cultural Capital: Social Hierarchy and Organizational Architecture in the Multinational Corporation 

Date: 09/10/2017 Author(s): Levy, Orly; Reiche, B. Sebastian Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) How is social hierarchy in multinational corporations (MNCs) culturally produced, contested and reproduced? Although the international business literature has acknowledged the importance of culture, it gives little consideration to its role in constructing social hierarchies and symbolic boundaries between individuals and groups within MNCs. We take ... More information  

The Power of One to Make a Difference: How Informal and Formal CEO Power Affect Environmental Sustainability 

Date: 05/10/2017 Author(s): Walls, J.; Berrone, Pascual Editor(s): Cátedra Schneider Electric de Sostenibilidad y Estrategia Document type: Article in Journal (refereed) We theoretically discuss and empirically show how CEO power based on environmental expertise and formal influence over executives and directors, in the absence and presence of shareholder activism, spurs firms towards greener strategies. Our results support the idea that CEOs with informal power, grounded in expertise, reduce corporate environmental ... More information   Read related article
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