Journal of Management Development


Human Resource Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 31 Issue 8

Effectiveness of management development in Pakistani corporate sector

Ghulam Dastgeer, Atiq ur Rehman

The purpose of this paper is to assess effectiveness of management development (MD) programs in the Pakistani corporate sector and investigate relationship among various…

The impact of information systems on the performance of the core competence and supporting activities of a firm

Eliane Bacha

The purpose of this paper is to determine whether the performance of the supporting activities is more influenced by information systems (IS) than the performance of the…

Back to the future: revisiting Kotter's 1996 change model

Steven H. Appelbaum, Sally Habashy, Jean‐Luc Malo, Hisham Shafiq

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to gather current (2011) arguments and counterarguments in support of the classic change management model proposed by John P…

Why do they come to London?

Michael Dickmann

The literature has hitherto neglected the influence of specific cities on the decision to work abroad, implicitly treating all locations within countries as similar. Using…

When hedging fails: what every CEO should know about speculation

Damir Tokic

The purpose of this paper is to explain the theory of speculation to corporate executives. It is important that corporate hedgers understand how bubbles develop to…

Predicting MBA graduates’ donation behaviour to their alma mater

Yehuda Baruch, Katherine J.C. Sang

The purpose of this paper is to develop a model to examine factors influencing the inclination of MBA graduates to donate to their alma mater.

A thematic analysis of a leadership speaker series

Nathan S. Hartman, Thomas Conklin

The purpose of this paper is to synthesize the advice executives gave aspiring student leaders in one‐hour talks. The author was interested in understanding how well the…

Knowledge creation in universities and some related factors

Sayed Ali Siadat, Reza Hoveida, Mohammad Abbaszadeh, Leila Moghtadaie

The purpose of this paper is to provide a theoretical picture of the concept of knowledge creation and then investigate the effects on it of such variables as social…



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