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Absenteeism or Presenteeism? Attendance Dynamics and Employee Well‐Being  

Gary Johns

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2009
The purpose of this article is to examine the relationships between absenteeism and presenteeism and employee well-being. Absenteeism is the failure to report for work as scheduled. ... More

Accidents and Safety in the Workplace  

Sharon Clarke

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2009
Ensuring high levels of occupational health and safety remains a significant issue. Detailed accident analyses have highlighted the role played by front-line employees as well as the ... More

Accountability in the Regulatory State  

Martin Lodge and Lindsay Stirton

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2010
Accountability in regulation will never reach a state of ‘perfection’ and stability, but will remain, given competing values and shifting priorities, in a state of continued tension and ... More

Accounting for Human Capital and Organizational Effectiveness  

Robin Kramar, Vijaya Murthy, and James Guthrie

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
This article discusses how the shift to a knowledge-based economy has propelled firms' human capital (HC) and associated intellectual resources to center stage. It notes that while ... More

Accounting for Meaningful Work  

Matthew Hall

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Jan 2019
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Feb 2019
Although the concept of meaningful work has not been addressed in accounting research, accounting scholars and practitioners have long grappled with how to reflect the value of employees ... More

Achieving Sales Organization Effectiveness  

David W. Cravens

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
The organization's effectiveness can be measured based on sales, market position, customer satisfaction, and profits, relative to competition and internal objectives. Effectiveness is a ... More

Actionable Knowledge  

Chris Argyris

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Mar 2005
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Sep 2009
The focus of this article is upon producing actionable knowledge. Propositions that are actionable are those that actors can use to implement effectively their intentions. Actionable ... More

Actors and Institutions  

Gregory Jackson

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Apr 2010
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May 2010
A distinguishing feature of comparative institutional analysis is the emphasis on understanding actors and actor constellations. Institutional analysis is concerned with processes of ... More

Ad Fontes: Philosophical Foundations of Paradox Research  

Jonathan Schad

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
With paradox moving toward a meta-theory, research is increasingly drawing on its rich philosophical foundation. These include diverse fields such as dialectics, existentialism, and logic, ... More

Advances in Training Evaluation Research  

J. Kevin Ford and Ruchi Sinha

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2009
Training evaluation is the systematic collection of descriptive and judgmental information necessary to make effective training decisions. A key characteristic of a systematic approach to ... More

Advancing Postcolonial Approaches in Critical Diversity Studies  

Gavin Jack

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Nov 2015
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Jan 2016
Postcolonialism provides theoretical resources that speak well to the concerns of critical diversity scholars, notably the interest in culture, power, and the construction of (human) ... More

The Advantages and Disadvantages of On‐line Testing  

Dave Bartram

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2009
Psychological testing probably touches more people more often than any other application of psychology. On-line testing has made tests more available and more accessible. This article ... More

Affect and Information Processing  

Kevin Daniels

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Mar 2008
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Sep 2009
Psychometrically, affective experience can be represented in two dimensional space. More specific affects cluster at points in this space. These two major dimensions are negative and ... More

After James on Identity  

Arne Carlsen

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Mar 2009
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Sep 2009
The article has four main parts. First, it introduces some context on James and his work, points to strands of influence on organization studies, and discusses how his conceptions of self ... More

After the Collapse: A Behavioral Theory of Reputation Repair  

Mooweon Rhee and Tohyun Kim

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Jul 2012
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Nov 2012
This article reports a behavioural theory of reputation repair with a focus on the behavioural mechanisms underlying an organisation's response to a reputation-damaging event. The ... More

The Agency/Structure Dilemma in Organization Theory: Open Doors and Brick Walls  

Michael Reed

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Mar 2005
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Sep 2009
This article reviews and assesses the various ways in which the agency/structure dilemma has been dealt with in organization theory. It identifies three major ‘moves’ for attempting to ... More

Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947)  

Tor Hernes

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May 2014
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Oct 2014
Born in England in 1861, Alfred North Whitehead turned to philosophy after a brilliant career in mathematics, where he developed a philosophical scheme based on experience as the ultimate ... More

Aligning Human Capital with Organizational Needs  

David P. Lepak, Riki Takeuchi, and Juani Swart

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
This article focuses on the alignment between human capital (HC) and organizational needs. It focuses on the question of how alignment between HC and organizational strategy influences ... More

Alliances and Joint Ventures: The Role Of Partner Selection From An Embeddedness Perspective  

Tina Dacin, Douglas Reid, and Peter Smith Ring

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article defines collaborations between firms that involve the creation of a separate, autonomous, and legally recognized firm — a ‘newco’ — as a joint venture. Joint ventures usually, ... More

Alternate Prisms for Pluralism and Paradox in Organizations  

Mariline Comeau-Vallée, Jean-Louis Denis, Julie Maude Normandin, and Marie-Christine Therrien

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
The literature on paradoxes and pluralism has grown over the last decade. Although both concepts refer to multiplicity in or around organizations, they have been explored in parallel and ... More

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