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Gendered Constructions of Merit and Impression Management within Professional Service Firms  

Savita Kumra

Print publication date:
Mar 2014
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
In this chapter it is argued that women may be disadvantaging their career advancement opportunities within professional services firms by ignoring the benefits impression management ... More

HRM and Business Performance  

John Purcell and Nicholas Kinnie

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
The search for causal links between strategic HRM and business performance has dominated both academic and practitioner debate for over two decades. This article poses fundamental ... More

Human Capital in the Resource-Based View  

Jeroen Kraaijenbrink

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Jan 2011
Online publication date:
May 2011
The resource-based view (RBV) is one of the most influential theories for explaining a firm's sustained competitive advantage (SCA). Its basic idea is that firms can attain an SCA when ... More

Personnel Movement and the Development of Dynamic Capabilities: An Organizational Learning Perspective  

Erin Fahrenkopf and Linda Argote

We assess the role that organizational learning plays in the development of dynamic capabilities which confer sustained competitive advantage on firms. We argue that learning from the ... More

The Rocky Climb: Women’s Advancement in Management  

Isabel Metz and Carol T. Kulik

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Mar 2014
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Dec 2013
Women’s advancement is impeded by both traditional and modern barriers. Hence, women’s advancement is a ‘rocky climb’, involving a great deal of effort relative to the amount of upward ... More

Sex, Gender, and Leadership: What Do Four Decades of Research Tell Us?  

Gary N. Powell

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Mar 2014
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Dec 2013
This chapter reviews four decades of research on the linkages among sex, gender, and leadership by examining status, preferences, stereotypes, attitudes, behaviours, and effectiveness ... More

Strategic Management and HRM  

Mathew R. Allen and Patrick M. Wright

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article aims to discuss this intersection between strategic management and HRM, what we know, and future directions for Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) research. It begins ... More

Strategy Workshops and “Away Days” as Ritual  

Nicole Bourque and Gerry Johnson

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Mar 2008
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Sep 2009
Management researchers have made few attempts to study strategy events and to build explanations from theories. In particular, the management literature has failed to explain why the ... More

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