Category Archives: Business & Management

On SAGE Insight: Did Democrat inclusiveness and Republican solidarity lead to the 2016 US presidential election outcome?    

Article title: Them and us: Did Democrat inclusiveness and Republican solidarity lead to the 2016 US presidential election outcome? From Leadership On the face of it, the 2016 US presidential election might have looked like an “upset” victory for Donald … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Lower job satisfaction among workers migrating within Europe: A gender paradox

From Economic and Industrial Democracy This article takes a strongly empirical approach. It adds to knowledge of differences in job satisfaction between European countries, and in particular how job satisfaction varies by migration status and by gender. In line with … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Sleep and Mood as Drivers of Entrepreneurs’ Innovative Behavior

Article title: Rest, Zest, and My Innovative Best: Sleep and Mood as Drivers of Entrepreneurs’ Innovative Behavior From Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Innovative behavior, defined as the generation, exploration, championing, and implementation of innovative ideas is at the heart of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Some spooky reads made available to mark Halloween

This is the time of year to celebrate the wonderfully spooky and strange! To join the festivities SAGE offers free access to some fitting content: Surviving a zombie apocalypse: Leadership configurations in extreme contexts David A Buchanan, Markus Hällgren, DOI: … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight:  Servant Leader: Developing Leaders to Meet the Needs of a Diverse Workforce

Article title: The Diversity Intelligent Servant Leader: Developing Leaders to Meet the Needs of a Diverse Workforce From Advances in Developing Human Resources The value of diversity to multinational organizations in the United States and elsewhere is without question, but … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Women, work and industrial relations in Australia in 2017

From Journal Industrial Relations Throughout 2017, public interest, parliamentary debate and academic research about women, work and industrial relations centred around a few key themes: pay and income inequality, health and well-being at work and the intersection of paid and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Part-time employment, the gender wage gap and the role of wage-setting institutions

Article title: Part-time employment, the gender wage gap and the role of wage-setting institutions: Evidence from 11 European countries From European Journal of Industrial Relations The European Employment Strategy has sought to promote and strengthen equal opportunity policies since 1999, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Wage theft, underpayment and unpaid work in marketized social care

From The Economic and Labour Relations Review This article reports on research investigating underpayment of wages of low-paid social care workers under Australia’s new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The study explores working time arrangements and pay of disability support … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Making connections: A process model of organizational identification

From Human Relations Organizational identification is conventionally defined as a sense of oneness. Yet this is static and inhibits a process view of identification, in which organizational identity is continuously adjusted. This paper asks the question: how is organizational identification … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Assessing the Impact of Online Retailer Models on Consumer’s Attitude and Purchase Intentions

From IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review The Internet is moving from being a communication medium to a marketing channel.  One of the most astounding aspects in the past few years has been the speed at which the Internet market … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Outsourcing Services to Improve Financial Performance: Is There a Limit?

From Global Business Review The outsourcing of both manufactured goods and services has been identified as a key factor in improving companies’ financial performance. This has contributed to the practice spreading considerably in recent years and becoming the norm. In … Continue reading

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Why we need to share more case studies of women leaders

Continuing our celebration of International Women’s Day, we explored the topic of women and leadership with Drs. Lisa DeFrank-Cole of West Virginia University and Sherylle J. Tan of Claremont McKenna College, who together edited a recently launched teaching case series … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How to retain motivated employees in their jobs?

From Economic and Industrial Democracy This article examines the contribution of human resource management (HRM) and information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the retention of motivated employees. The purpose of this article is to provide new evidence on on-the-job search … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Shadow Learning: Building Robotic Surgical Skill When Approved Means Fail

From Administrative Science Quarterly We have known for decades that the world of work is changing and that communities of practice must cultivate new skills to stay relevant. New business models, collaborative practices and technologies all demand new ways of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Assaulted and Unheard: Violence Against Healthcare Staff

From NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy The prevalence of violence in healthcare is reported to be greater than in other occupational settings. Research has found, for example, that nurses are subjected to more acts of … Continue reading

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