Management Research News: Volume 27 Issue 6


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Equity holdings and the financial performance of managed care firms

Jessie L. Tucker, Patricia E. Kennedy‐Tucker

Agency theory, stewardship theory, the legalistic perspective and the substitution hypothesis have served as central themes of corporate governance research. Using this…


Effects of the electronic Nigerian money fraud on the brand equity of Nigeria and Africa

R. Charles Viosca, Blaise J. Bergiel, Phillip Balsmeier

Using the Internet to carry out their schemes, fraudsters now have access to the consumers of the world as well as the potential to destroy the image of an entire country. One…


Managing wage and hours in the hotel industry

Tim Cohen, Brian H. Kleiner

Asuccessful business is due to productive employees, especially in the hotel industry. To keep employees productive their needs must be satisfied. Effectively managing wage and…


Conducting a literature review

Jennifer Rowley, Frances Slack

This article offers support and guidance for students undertaking a literature review as part of their dissertation during an undergraduate or Masters course. A literature review…


Decentralization at the Los Angeles Unified School District

George Beck, Sharon L. Segrest‐Purkiss

The LAUSD is the largest school district in the State and is charged with the responsibility of educating over one‐fifth of the children in California. Taken individually, each of…


Strategic human resource management and resource‐based approach: the evidence from the british manufacturing industry

Azhdar Karami, Farhad Analoui, John Cusworth

The notion, that people management can be a key source of sustained competitive advantage, calls for the integration of Human Resource Management (HRM) and business strategy. Not…




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