Research

Examining the Link between Retailer Inventory Leanness and Operational Efficiency: Moderating Roles of Firm Size and Demand Uncertainty

2019 

Retail inventories have been consistently dropping, relative to sales, since the 1990s. Whether these lean inventory developments translate to better retailer operational performance is still an open question. We empirically examine associations […]

Finding Hope and Healing When Cure is Not Possible

2019 

Traditional medical training focused on curing disease may not prepare clinicians to provide comfort and solace to their patients facing life-limiting illness. But dying patients and their families still need healing, and […]

Generating Technology Evolution Prediction Intervals Using a Bootstrap Method

2019 

Technology evolution prediction is critical for designers, business managers, and entrepreneurs to make important decisions during product development planning such as R&D investment and outsourcing. In practice, designers want to supplement point […]

Go your own way: Exploring the causes of top executive turnover

2019 

Why do top executives leave their firms? Research on executive turnover has either focused on CEO dismissal or on group-level top management team (TMT) departure rates, mostly ignoring individual-level factors that would […]

Hospital Complexity Impacts on Patient-Level Experiential Quality: Mitigating Roles of Information Technology

2019 

Hospitals today are posed with many requirements arising from government regulations and financial incentives to improve (patient) experiential quality. An administrative challenge thus results from hospital complexity, which can circumvent efforts to […]

Improving Remanufacturing Core Recovery and Profitability Through Seeding

2019 

Through analytical modeling and a numerical study grounded in observations from automotive remanufacturing, this study examines seeding—selling new products as remanufactured at the start of a new product’s lifecycle—in order to increase […]

Improving Remanufacturing Core Recovery and Profitability Through Seeding

2019 

Through analytical modeling and a numerical study grounded in observations from automotive remanufacturing, this study examines seeding—selling new products as remanufactured at the start of a new product’s lifecycle—in order to increase […]

Intervention as a research strategy

2019 

The Journal of Operations Management (JOM) has made design science central to its development strategy, creating a department to incubate papers using this methodology. An inaugural editorial published in 2016 called for papers with […]

Measuring CEO Personality: Developing, Validating, and Testing a Linguistic Tool

2019 

We introduce to the upper echelons literature a novel, linguistic measure of CEOs’ Big Five personality traits that we specifically developed and validated using a sample of CEOs. We then provide a […]

Modeling Emerging- Market Firms’ Competitive Retail Distribution Strategies

2019 

In emerging markets, the effective implementation of distribution strategies is challenged by underdeveloped road infrastructure and a low penetration of retail stores that are insufficient in meeting customer needs. In addition, products […]

Personal Accounts and an Anatomy of Conceptual and Theoretical Articles in the Special Issue

2019 

This introduction outlines the articles included in this Special Issue, highlighting the benefits of producing conceptual articles in consumer and marketing theory and research. In summarizing these articles, we also emphasize the […]

Predicting Stress Tests in European Banks

2019 

This paper tests the hypothesis that stress tests are primarily a function of the fundamental financial condition and operating environment of individual banks, rather than alternative adverse economic and financial scenarios imposed […]

Putting Healing Back at the Center of Health Care

2019 

This article recently appeared in the Harvard Business Review’s June issue wherein it discusses the power of healing in health care.  However, it focuses on the premise that healing can be a […]

Ready for action: Developing classroom teams to prepare students for the business world

2019 

The ability to work in teams is one of the most highly valued professional skills. Preparing students to operate effectively in workplace teams, therefore, is naturally a priority for business and management […]

Remanufacturing and consumers’ risky choices: Behavioral modeling and the role of ambiguity

2019 

Willingness to pay (WTP) is known to be lower for remanufactured products than for comparable new products. Normative work to date has assumed that a consumer’s WTP for a remanufactured product is […]

Resetting the clock on dynamic leader behaviors: A conceptual integration and agenda for future research

2019 

Throughout its storied history, the leadership literature has predominantly treated leader behaviors as static and owing to stable antecedents such as personality traits and organizational norms. In recent years, however, this assumption […]

Role of Navigational Ability in Website Visit Duration

2019 

Online search effort is routinely measured by the duration of visit at the website as obtained from clicksream data or surveys. Measuring search effort by the time spent at a website assumes […]

Selection for Fit

2019 

We review person-organization fit theory and research on selection and recruitment, and also highlight practical recommendations. The article is framed around explaining how and why people who are well matched to their […]

Self-leadership: A paradoxical core of organizational behavior

2019 

This review focuses on the paradoxical concept of self-leadership—defined as a comprehensive self-influence process capturing how individuals motivate themselves to complete work that is naturally motivating or work that must be done […]

Service Innovation is Urgent In Healthcare, AMS Review

2019 

Healthcare is a service setting where meeting the needs of customers (patients and their families) is uniquely challenging. But the necessity, complexity, cost, and high-emotion nature of the service, as well as […]

Short- and Long-term Market Returns of International New Product Codevelopment Alliances

2019 

Strategic alliances entail process-oriented decisions, in which information about outcomes is unveiled over time. Therefore, it is difficult for investors to gauge the value of such decisions in the short term; longitudinal […]

Social Comparison in Retailer-Supplier Relationships: Referent Discrepancy Effects

2019 

Social comparisons among suppliers connected through a common retailer pose significant management challenges for the retailer. For instance, a focal supplier’s social comparison can result in upward or downward referent discrepancy, decreasing […]

Synthesizing content models of employee turnover

2019 

To identify a set of broad factors that reflect the constructs measured in three content models of employee turnover, we hypothesized 19 scales would reduce to five factors related to employee job‐search […]

System Evolution Prediction and Manipulation Using a Lotka-Volterra Ecosystem Model

2019 

System evolution prediction is critical for designers to make R&D and outsourcing decisions. Many descriptive models are used for this purpose, but they have several limitations. In this paper, we extend the […]

Tainted Portfolios: How Impairment Accounting Rules Restrict Security Sales

2019 

Contrary to claims that fair value accounting exacerbated banks’ securities sales during the recent financial crisis, we present evidence that suggests – if anything – that the current impairment accounting rules served […]

Taking stock of consumer returns: A review and classification of the literature

2019 

Coincident with the rapid growth of consumer returns and their corresponding importance in the retail marketplace, academic interest in the area of consumer return policy design has significantly increased. In fact, the […]

The Balancing of Country-Based Interaction Orientation and Marketing Strategy Implementation Adaptation/ Standardization for Profit Growth in Multinational Corporations

2019 

For business success and continued growth, multinational corporations (MNCs) must work to efficiently leverage interactions with customers dispersed across geographic boundaries. Under the framework of the attention-based view, this study examines the […]

The CEO as a key micro-foundation of global strategy: Task demands, CEO origin, and the CEO’s international background

2019 

We explore the selection of new CEOs with international backgrounds as a key microfoundation of global strategy. Building on executive succession, upper echelons, and international business research, we argue that firms choose […]

The Effects of Social Skills Interventions for Students with EBD and ASD: A Single-Case Meta-Analysis

2019 

Social skills interventions are critical for promoting social, emotional, and behavioral competence for students with or at risk of emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This single-case meta-analysis […]

The Fisher Puzzle, Real Rate Anomaly, and Wicksell Effect

2019 

We study the relationships between interest and inflation rates using a recursive equation approach that takes into account both Fisher and Wicksell effects. Extending previous work, a state–space representation is used to […]

The Spawning of Ecosystems: How Cohort Effects Benefit New Ventures

2019 

Research has examined the process of entrepreneurial migration, whereby employees from successful industry incumbents move to new ventures. This phenomenon has been linked to direct benefits to entrepreneurial firms, offering valuable knowledge […]

To merge, sell or liquidate? Socioemotional wealth, family control, and the choice of business exit.

2019 

We take the perspective that considering the affective motives of dominant owners is essential to understanding business exit. Drawing on a refinement of behavioral agency theory, we argue that family-controlled firms are […]

Understanding the structural characteristics of a firm’s whole buyer-supplier network and its impact on international business performance

2019 

Building on the network theory and the concept of organizational ambidexterity, we investigate the impact of structural characteristics of a firm’s whole buyer–supplier network: network density, betweenness centralization, and average clustering coefficient […]

Unexpected SEC Resource Constraints and Comment Letter Quality

2019 

We investigate whether reviews of transactional filings by the SEC unexpectedly constrain SEC resources leading to lower quality comment letters for periodic reports. The Sarbanes Oxley Act requires the SEC to review […]

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger: How teams rebound from early-stage relationship conflict

2019 

Past research overwhelmingly suggests that relationship conflict (RC) has negative effects on team processes and performance. However, little research has investigated the effects of RC through a temporal lens with an eye […]

A Path to More Enduring Happiness: Take a Detour from Specific Emotional Goals

2018 

Although much of consumption behavior is prompted by the pursuit of happiness, enduring happiness remains elusive, since happiness is destined to adaptation. Our research identifies a novel yet simple method of slowing […]

A Robust Test of Long-Run Abnormal Stock Returns in Event Studies

2018 

This paper proposes a novel standardized test for abnormal returns in long-horizon event studies that takes into account cross-sectional correlation, autocorrelation, and heteroskedasticity of stock returns. Extensive simulation analyses demonstrate improved size […]

A Study Shows the Best Times of Day to Post to Social Media

2018 

Content platforms (e.g., newspapers, magazines) post several stories daily on their dedicated social media pages and promote some of them using targeted content advertising (TCA). Posting stories enables content platforms to grow […]

A Typology of Remanufacturing in Closed-Loop Supply Chains

2018 

This manuscript defines a typology of remanufacturing based on multiple decades of direct observations across various remanufacturing industries. The manuscript also details how managers adapt their remanufacturing operations and strategies to the […]

An inverse newsvendor model to set the optimal number of customers in a capacitated environment

2018 

The inverse newsvendor problem is a variant of the traditional newsvendor problem where the decision of interest is to select the number of customers that could be served in the available capacity, […]

Asset supply networks in humanitarian operations: A combined empirical-simulation approach

2018 

International humanitarian organizations (IHOs) respond to mega disasters while maintaining development programs in the rest of the world (ROW). This means an IHO’s asset supply network must perform the challenging task of […]

Challenges to Cybersecurity: Current State of Affairs

2018 

Despite increasing investment in cybersecurity initiatives, incidents such as data breach, malware infections, and cyberattacks on cyberphysical systems show an upward trend. I identify the technical, economic, legal, and behavioral challenges that […]