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Exploring the Impact of Character on Crisis Leadership

Character has played a starring role in ancient myths and modern movies alike because it is the foundation of legendary leadership. Unfortunately, legendary leadership in the real world frequently fails the test of time.

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Examining the Nexus of CSR Reporting and the Global Refugee Crisis

Professors Kate Cooper and Rong Wang discuss their research on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and answer questions on their paper, “From Reactionary to Revelatory: CSR Reporting in Response to the Global Refugee Crisis,” published in Business & Society.

2 weeks ago
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Consumer Experiences and DIY Service Failures

When people experience failure during a do-it-yourself project, there is tension between frustration with failure (a negative outcome) and learning related to the task (a positive outcome).

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Governance Diversity on Boards

Agota Szabo explores the notion of “good governance” in boardrooms and discusses the paper, “In the Boardroom: How Do Cognitive Frames Shape American and Dutch Hospitals’ Responses to the Pressure of Adopting Governance Best Practices?” she and Riku Ruotsalainen wrote in the ‘Journal of Management Inquiry.’

3 weeks ago
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How to Mobilize Narratives in Megaprojects?

Promoters and protesters attempt to shape megaproject narratives according to their vested interests. Success of the project then often depends on which of these become the dominant narrative.

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Decent Gig Work in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Desmond T. Ayentimi, a senior lecturer of management at the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, University of Tasmania, reflects on his most recent paper, “Decent Gig Work in sub-Saharan Africa.”

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Qualitative in Every Sense of the Word

Matthew CB Lyle recounts the journey behind his co-authored qualitative methods paper and the uphill trek it represented because, as he puts, ‘I didn’t know anything when I started.’

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