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    • FinTech and capital allocation efficiency: Another equity-efficiency dilemma? 

      Xie, Xueyan; Zhu, Xiaoyang (Elsevier, 2022-05-22)
      The emergence of financial technology (FinTech) introduces new tools and solutions to lending and equity markets, and has significantly increased the accessibility of marginal firms to funds, a property known as financial ...
    • Triaging your human capital: an integrative perspective on strategic human capital asset allocation 

      Bonner, Robert L.; Neely, Andrea R.; Stone, Christopher B.; Lengnick-Hall, Cynthia A.; Lengnick-Hall, Mark L. (Emerald Group Holdings Ltd., 2022-05-26)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to provide an overarching framework to guide the understanding of the allocation and deployment of strategic human capital assets within an organization. Using the concept of medical ...
    • Rhetoric, risk, and investment: Letting the numbers speak for themselves 

      McLeod, Michael S.; Sears, Joshua B.; Chandler, Gaylen N.; Payne, G. Tyge; Brigham, Keith H. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2022-03-11)
      It is well established that words matter. Yet, there remains much that we do not understand about when and how words are best utilized in various business contexts. This study uses a mediation model to examine how investment ...
    • Incumbent defense strategies and new entrants market exit: the moderating role of relational market-based assets 

      Aghaie, Sina; Kamran-Disfani, Omid; Javadinia, Amir; Farhang, Maryam; Bhattarai, Ashok (Emerald Group Holdings Ltd., 2022-05-24)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study is to empirically investigate the impact of incumbents’ defensive strategies, specifically price-cut and capacity expansion, on new entrants’ (NEs) exit decisions and examine the moderating ...
    • Airline Quality Rating 2022: The 32nd year reporting airline performance 

      Bowen, Brent D.; Headley, Dean E. (Wichita State University, 2022-05)
      The Airline Quality Rating (AQR) was developed and first announced in early 1991 as an objective method for assessing airline quality on combined multiple performance criteria. This current report, the Airline Quality ...
    • Impact and the management researcher 

      Haley, Usha C.V. (Routledge, 2021-10-08)
      Universities, governments, faculty-evaluation committees, grant-bestowing institutions, scholars, and accreditation organizations have increasingly insisted on identifying and placing value on research impact. Valuation ...
    • How incumbents’ response strategy impacts rivals’ market exit timing? 

      Aghaie, Sina; Javadina, Amir; Mirahmad, Hooman; Janani, Saeed (Elsevier, 2022-04-01)
      Prior research illustrates that incumbent firms commonly react to a rival’s market entry by adjusting their marketing mix elements. Incumbents either adjust only one element – adopting a “focused” strategy – or adjust ...
    • Serving up a slice of entrepreneurship on campus: The new Pizza Hut museum 

      Abdinnour, Sue; Meinecke, Rachelle; Parcell, Lisa; Price, Jay M. (University of California Press, 2022-02-01)
      An interdisciplinary team at Wichita State University with individuals from the departments of Business, Communication, History, and Museum Studies worked with a design firm to rehabilitate the first Pizza Hut into a museum, ...
    • Price reactions to a rival’s market exit: evidence from the U.S. airline industry 

      Aghaie, Sina; Javadinia, Amir; Cockrell, Seth (Routledge, 2022-02-04)
      While antecedents of a rival’s exit have been extensively investigated, how a rival’s exit affects the market has been barely examined. Drawing on the contestable market theory, and utilizing a rich dataset of market exits ...
    • Complex and entangled public policy: Here be dragons in Emergence, Entanglement, and Political Economy 

      Devereaux, Abigail (Springer, Cham, 2020-12-05)
      The tools and concepts of the emerging field of complexity science—like agent-based modeling, network theory, and machine learning—can offer powerful insights to economists and crafters of public policy. Complexity science ...
    • The effects of ethnic diversity and friendship ties on managers' emotional exhaustion: A network-based case study of Caribbean information technology firms 

      Galbraith, Craig; Phillips-Hall, Cheryl Ann; Merrill, Gregory (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022-03-07)
      Purpose – The purpose of this article is to empirically examine the relationship between managers’ emotional exhaustion and the ethnic diversity, workload requirements, and friendship ties within their work-groups. D ...
    • Sales complexity and value appropriation: a taxonomy of sales situations 

      Rangarajan, Deva; Hochstein, Bryan; Nagel, Duane M.; Lyngdoh, Teidorlang (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2021-12-27)
      Purpose – The increasingly complex business-to-business (B2B) sales process necessitates that sales managers strike the right balance between appropriate resource allocation, while also maintaining the profitability of the ...
    • Developing a small business educational program for growing rural businesses 

      Pett, Timothy L.; Francis, John D.; Veatch, Wendy (Small Business Institute, 2021-11-16)
      This paper elaborates on the development of a small business certificate program in rural Kansas. Researchers and local practitioners suggest that there are differences between rural and urban small businesses and that ...
    • The transformative potential of artificial intelligence 

      Gruetzemacher, Ross; Whittlestone, Jess (Elsevier Ltd, 2022-01-01)
      The terms ‘human-level artificial intelligence’ and ‘artificial general intelligence’ are widely used to refer to the possibility of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) with potentially extreme impacts on society. These ...
    • Practices of creative leadership: A qualitative meta-analysis in haute cuisine 

      Feuls, Miriam; Stierand, Marc B.; Dӧrfler, Viktor; Bojé, David M.; Haley, Usha C.V. (Wiley, 2021-11-11)
      Creative leadership has been studied in different collaborative contexts that can be summarized as facilitating employees' creativity, directing the realization of the creative vision of a leader and integrating different ...
    • Beliefs to behaviors: How religiosity alters perceptions of CSR initiatives and retail selection 

      Friske, Wesley M.; Cockrell, Seth; King, Robert Allen (SAGE Publications, 2021-10-28)
      The purpose of this study is to bring more clarity to the complex discussion of religiosity and its effects on consumer attitudes toward corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and socially responsible shopping. ...
    • Better to give than to receive (or seek) help? The interpersonal dynamics of maintaining a reputation for creativity 

      Carnevale, Joel B.; Huang, Lei; Vincent, Lynne C.; Farmer, Steven M.; Wang, L. (Elsevier, 2021-11-01)
      Prior research suggests that the broader social environment in which employees develop, refine, and share their ideas is crucial in promoting creativity. But employees might not always be willing to interact with their ...
    • Scottish home prices: Compatible with Euro membership? 

      Miles, William (Universita Carlo Cattaneo, 2021)
      Although the Scottish electorate voted down independence in 2014, Brexit has led to renewed calls from Scottish political leaders for a second referendum. Scottish independence would likely lead to joining the European ...
    • Signaling authenticity for frontlineservice employees 

      Matthews, A. Lynn; Eilert, Meike (EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LIMITED, 2021-07-29)
      Purpose: Authenticity is a complex character that is valued in service contexts. Frontline service employees (FSEs), as both brand representatives and individuals who interact with clients, can signal their authenticity ...
    • Forecasting AI progress: A research agenda 

      Gruetzemacher, Ross; Dorner, Florian E.; Bernaola-Alvarez, Niko; Giattino, Charlie; Manheim, David (Elsevier, 2021-09-01)
      Forecasting AI progress is essential to reducing uncertainty in order to appropriately plan for research efforts on AI safety and AI governance. While this is generally considered to be an important topic, little work has ...