Management Research News: Volume 27 Issue 7


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Vark preferred learning styles and online education

William A. Drago, Richard J. Wagner

It has become evident that students have diverse preferred learning styles and effective instructors must design and deliver courses to meet the needs of those students. This…


Swiss banking confidentiality: perceptions vs. reality

Spero C. Peppas

Switzerland has long been known as a world leader in the financial services arena. However, in recent years the Swiss banking industry has come under considerable attack, in…


Accounting Policy Changes and Debt Contracts

Steven C. Hall, Laurie S. Swinney

Prior research provides evidence that firms make accounting choices to avoid violation of debt covenant provisions and the resulting costs of technical default. We extend this…


Incentive practices in the US automobile industry

Edwin Joetan, Brian H. Kleiner

Automobile salespersons have long been viewed by the general public as cunning and cold. They only fare better than murderers. The bad perception that the public has can be traced…


Honesty and trust in economic relationships

Laszlo Zsolnai

Trust is not a homogeneous phenomenon. In economic relationships different trust structures are at work, including distrust, negative trust and lack of trust. Perceived honesty…


WIPRO: from coding to consulting: a case study

George K. Chacko

Case Studies generally ask: (1) What accounts for the success/failure of this real‐life “Case” (Corporation, Government or Organization)?; (2) How can we transport the lessons…




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