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Self-Fulfilling Prophecy And The Pygmalion Effect In Management

Dov Eden.

in Management

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 6485 words.

Robert Rosenthal defined the Pygmalion effect as “the phenomenon whereby one person’s expectation for another person’s behavior comes to serve as a self-fulfilling prophecy” (American...

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Stress

James Campbell Quick.

in Management

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 14570 words.

Stress is the overarching term referring to the causes (demands or stressors), consequences (distress and eustress), and modifiers of the psychophysiological (mind-body) response that was...

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Planning And Goal Setting As Change

Gary Latham and Alana Arshoff.

in Management

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 3934 words.

Goal-setting theory, developed in 1990 by Edwin Locke and Gary Latham, states that individuals who set specific, difficult goals perform significantly better than those who have an easy...

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Strategic Human Resource Management

Susan Jackson, Kaifeng Jiang and Randall S. Schuler.

in Management

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 13568 words.

Human resource management (HRM) professionals use the term “strategic human resource management” to convey their thinking that effective strategic HRM contributes to business effectiveness....

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Managing Family Business

Frank Hoy and Giacomo Laffranchini.

in Management

P ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 9375 words.

The study of family business involves the intertwining of owners, managers and employees, and family members, all functioning within broader cultural, legal, competitive, and other...

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Cross-Cultural Management

David C. Thomas.

in Management

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 8272 words.

Cross-cultural management is the study of management in a cross-cultural context. It includes the study of the influence of societal culture on managers and management practice as well as...

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Imprinting

András Tilcsik and Christopher Marquis.

in Management

P ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 6051 words.

Imprinting is a process whereby an actor or entity develops characteristics that reflect prominent features of the environment. This occurs during a brief period of heightened...

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Organizational Neuroscience

Angela M. Passarelli.

in Management

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 5817 words.

Organizational neuroscience (ON) is an emerging research domain within the field of management that integrates organizational behavior with neuroscience. Stimulated by recent advances in...

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Leonard Bierman.

in Management

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 6608 words.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, and national origin; in the United...

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International Economic Systems

Michael Witt.

in Management

P ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 9001 words.

This international economic systems article addresses the global trade literature that covers a range of disciplines including economics, international finance, accounting, marketing,...

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