Journal of Management Development


Human Resource Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 35 Issue 9

Entrepreneurial competences, liability of newness and infant survival

Gianpaolo Abatecola, Vincenzo Uli

What entrepreneurial competences can increase the start-ups’ infant survival chances? How can the liability of newness be successfully handled? Positioned in this research…

A positive approach to management education

Kyle W. Luthans, Brett C. Luthans, Noel F. Palmer

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between the positive psychological strengths of undergraduate business students, collectively known as positive…

How intra-organizational social capital influences employee performance

Batia Ben Hador

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to a growing research field on the subject of intra-organizational social capital (IOSC) and its effects on employee job performance.

Linking the Big Five personality factors and career commitment dimensions

Ridhi Arora, Santosh Rangnekar

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship of the Big Five personality factors (extraversion, conscientiousness, agreeableness, emotional stability, and…

Value in the middle: cultivating middle managers in healthcare organizations

Alan Belasen, Ariel R. Belasen

Senior executives in healthcare organizations increasingly display preference for a closer handling of operational levels, bypassing middle managers, and de-emphasizing…

Self-efficacy and self-awareness: moral insights to increased leader effectiveness

Cam Caldwell, Linda A. Hayes

The purpose of this paper is to identify the relationships between self-efficacy and self-awareness and the moral obligations of leaders in understanding and developing…

Capacity to engage: studying role of individual differences in work engagement – evidences from Iran

Parisa Ghorbannejad, Ahmad Esakhani

The purpose of this paper is to study the role of individual differences in employees’ work engagement. More specifically, the paper explains how self-efficacy, proactive…

Work-related curiosity positively predicts worker innovation

Pinar Celik, Martin Storme, Andrès Davila, Nils Myszkowski

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between individual work-related curiosity and worker innovation and to test the mediating role of worker…



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