Management Research News: Volume 19 Issue 10


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Thought Self‐leadership: Cognitive Strategies for Managerial Effectiveness

Christopher P. Neck, Todd M. Edwards

The organisational literature suggests a plethora of techniques available to managers to enhance their managerial effectiveness (e.g., planning tools, decision‐making guidelines…

Environmental Ethics for Business

Laszlo Zsolnai

In our technological age business is one of the greatest destroyers of the natural environment. At present, we do not have any appropriate theory of business that would be…

Forecasting Earnings: Controlling for Differences Across Industries

John Sneed

Accounting studies have attempted to forecast future attributes of firms' financial statements, primarily earnings. These studies typically adopt a cross‐sectional approach in…

New Developments in Diversification and Portfolio Strategies

Jeffrey B. Pennington, Brian H. Kleiner

The responsibility to secure pension funds in investments which provide safety, income, and growth has been particularly difficult since the late '70s, mainly because of the…

Business Activity and Racial Differences in Unemployment in the United States

Jagjit S. Brar, A.M.M. Jamal

Advocates of minority groups often claim that the corporate management lays off minority workers first at the onset of recessions and hires them last once the recovery begins…

Leadership Styles: How Important are Cultural Values? An Analysis of Managers in the Asia‐Pacific Region

Stanley Petzall, Quentin Willis

Australia's increasing interest and orientation towards the Pacific‐Asian area and the need for more knowledge and understanding of differing cultural values and leadership styles…

Pitfalls to Avoid While Pursuing ISO Registration

M. Gopalakrishnan, S.J. Reddy

ISO 9000 is a series of five international quality standards developed by the Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) in Geneva, Switzerland to help companies define what a quality…



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