Management Research News: Volume 31 Issue 8


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The venture development processes of “sustainable” entrepreneurs

David Y. Choi, Edmund R. Gray

The purpose of this paper is to examine the venture development processes (or “entrepreneurial processes”) of “sustainable” entrepreneurs, i.e. entrepreneurs who create and build…


An examination of US dollar risk management by Canadian non‐financial firms

Alex Faseruk, Dev R. Mishra

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of US dollar exchange rate risk on the value of Canadian non‐financial firms.


Incremental changes and efficiency leaps in the improvement of internal effectiveness

Mats Larsson, Mohammed Arif, Hani M. Aburas

This paper highlights one of the limitations of the continuous improvement (CI) philosophy and contends that CI cannot go on forever. It further suggests that in order to further…


Quality journals and gamesmanship in management studies

Stuart Macdonald, Jacqueline Kam

Publication in quality journals has become a major indicator of research performance in UK universities. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the notion of “quality…


Factors in absenteeism and presenteeism: life events and health events

James N. MacGregor, J. Barton Cunningham, Natasha Caverley

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship of stressful life events and health related events with sickness absenteeism and presenteeism (attending work while…


Understanding the small business owner: what they really aim at and how this relates to firm performance: A case study in North Karelia, Eastern Finland

Helen Reijonen

The purpose of this paper is to examine how business owners in microbusinesses perceive success and how that perception may influence the growth of their enterprise.




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