Research

A Correlational Study on Project Management Methodology and Project Success.

2019 

This non-experimental correlational study extends previous research investigating the relationship between project management methodology and reported project success, as well as the moderating variables of industry and project manager experience. The sample […]

CSR Reputation and Firm Performance: A Dynamic Approach

2019 

Many countries have regulations that require firms to engage in minimum levels of corporate social (CS) activities in areas such as the environment and social welfare. In this paper, we argue that […]

Ethical Leadership as a Substitute for Justice Enactment: An Information-Processing Perspective

2019 

Why do employees perceive that they have been treated fairly by their supervisor? Theory and research on justice generally presumes a straightforward answer to this question: Because the supervisor adhered to justice […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Daily Mistrust: A Resource Perspective of its Implications For Work and Home

2018 

Mistrust is a daily occurrence at work. Yet little is known about how perceptions of being mistrusted by coworkers may affect employees’ subsequent daily attitudes and behaviors. Indeed, the existing literature on […]

Do ongoing networks block out new friends? Reconciling the embeddedness constraint dilemma on new alliance partner addition

2018 

Research Summary: This study addresses a theoretical dilemma regarding how alliance network constraint (reflected by network cohesion) affects a firm’s alliance formation with new partners. Using a network pluralism approach, we separate […]

Emotional Mechanisms Linking Incivility at Work to Aggression and Withdrawal at Home An Experience-Sampling Study

2018 

We report an experience-sampling study examining the spillover of workplace incivility on employees’ home lives. Specifically, we test a moderated mediation model whereby discrete emotions transmit the effects of workplace incivility to […]

Examining follower responses to transformational leadership from a dynamic, person-environment fit perspective

2018 

We invoke the person–environment fit paradigm to examine on a daily basis follower affective, attitudinal, and behavioral responses to transformational leadership needed and received. Results from two experience sampling method (ESM) studies […]

Founder CEO Succession: The Role of CEO Organizational Identification

2018 

Drawing from the organizational identification literature, we theorize that founder CEO succession decisions are dependent on the strength of these CEOs’ organizational identification with their firms. Our theoretical premise is that factors […]

Helping others or helping oneself? An episodic examination of the behavioral consequences of helping at work

2018 

Scholars have paid an increasing amount of attention to organizational citizenship behaviors (OCBs), with a particular emphasis on helping others at work. In addition, recent empirical work has focused on how OCB […]

Internationalization’s Effect on Mobility and Firm R

2018 

Though human and relational capital are vital to the success of firms, little research exists on the dynamics of how these resources change in response to firms’ growth. We consider knowledge workers […]

Your Job Is Messing with Mine! The Impact of Mobile Device Use for Work During Family Time on the Spouse’s Work Life

2018 

The use of mobile technology for work purposes during family time has been found to affect employees’ work and family lives. Using a matched sample of 344 job incumbents and their spouses, […]

Knowledge Dependence and the Formation of Director Interlocks

2017 

In this study, we examine knowledge dependence, a unique form of external dependence firms face when they pursue new technologies. Our focus is on the formation of interorganizational ties as a means […]

Friends or Strangers? It All Depends on Context: A Replication and Extension of Beckman, Haunschild, and Phillips (2004)

2016 

The formation of interorganizational ties is a consequential phenomenon examined in strategic management research. Beckman, Haunschild, and Phillips (2004) is one of the first studies to comprehensively consider interorganizational network change by exploring factors that […]

Learning to Collaborate through Collaboration: How Allying with Expert Firms Influences Collaborative Innovation with Novice Firms

2016 

Strategic alliances have been recognized as a means for firms to learn their partners’ proprietary knowledge; such alliances are also valuable opportunities for partner firms to learn tacit organizational routines from their […]

Understanding Network Formation in Strategy Research: Exponential Random Graph Models

2016 

This article uses Exponential Random Graph Models (ERGMs) to advance strategic management research, focusing on an application to board interlock network tie formation. Networks form as the result of actor attributes as […]

All Things Great and Small: Organizational Size, Boundaries of the Firm, and a Changing Environment

2015 

Research findings have established a relationship between organizational size and a substantial set of organizational outcomes, resulting in size’s distinction as “perhaps the most powerful explanatory organizational covariate in strategic analysis”. We […]

Collective organizational engagement: Linking motivational antecedents, strategic implementation, and firm performance

2015 

We present a comprehensive theory of collective organizational engagement, integrating engagement theory with the resource management model. We propose that engagement can be considered an organization-level construct influenced by motivationally focused organizational practices that represent […]

Family Ties in Entrepreneurs’ Social Networks and New Venture Growth

2015 

Family ties are an important conduit of resources for entrepreneurs, but both positive and negative outcomes can arise. Building upon a family embeddedness perspective, we develop hypotheses about curvilinear relationships between the […]

My family made me do it: A cross-domain, self-regulatory perspective on antecedents to abusive supervisioin

2015 

Drawing on resource drain theory, we introduce self-regulatory resource (ego) depletion stemming from family-to-work conflict (FWC) as an alternative theoretical perspective on why supervisors behave abusively toward subordinates. Our two-study examination of a cross-domain antecedent […]

Parent Inheritance, Founder Expertise, and Venture Strategy: Determinants of New Venture Knowledge Impact

2015 

A genealogical theory of new venture creation posits that “parent” firm routines are transferred to “progeny” ventures founded by the former employees of these parents. This study examines how the knowledge available […]

Sharing is caring: Toward a model of proactive caring through shared leadership

2015 

In this paper we address an age-old expression – “sharing is caring.” We offer a model and propositions suggesting that shared leadership proactively increases group-level caring and ultimately group-level performance within organizations through two […]

Structural interdependence in teams: An integrative framework and meta-analysis

2015 

Although interdependence is a central aspect of team design, there has been a lack of clarity regarding the meaning and impact of different forms of interdependence. To provide theoretical clarity and to […]

Channeled autonomy: The joint effects of autonomy and feedback on team performance through organization goal clarity

2014 

Past research suggests that autonomy has highly variable effects on team performance, and that one explanation for this pattern of findings is that autonomous teams fall into a state of disorder where they […]

Fired up or burned out? How developmental challenge differentially impacts leader behavior

2014 

Leadership development research has largely drawn on experiential and enactive learning theories to explore the positive effects of developmental challenge on leaders. In contrast, we examined potential positive and negative effects of developmental challenge […]

Organizational Behavior: Improving Performance and Commitment in the Workplace (4th Edition)

2014 

Now in its fourth edition, Colquitt-LePine-Wesson continues to offer a novel and innovative approach to teaching organisational behavior. The focus, tone, and organisation of the book shows students that: OB really matters […]

Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization (11th Edition)

2014 

Examine strategic management with the market-leading text that sets the standard for the most intellectually rich, yet thoroughly practical, analysis of strategic management today. Written by highly respected experts Hitt, Ireland, and […]