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Published on Jul 15, 2019in American Journal of Business
The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of chief executive officer (CEO) power on corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance.,The authors use regression analysis to investigate the research question.,Using a 23-year panel sample with 1,574 unique US firms and 8,575 firm-year observations, the authors find a significant and negative relation between CEO power and CSR, suggesting that firms with more powerful CEOs engage in less CSR activities.,The results reveal that more powerf...
Published on Apr 1, 2019in American Journal of Business
Mark Yockey1
Estimated H-index: 1
(USD: University of South Dakota),
Mark Yockey
The purpose of this paper is to investigate potential differences in experienced and inexperienced workers’ interpretations of recruitment ads.,The paper uses a between subjects design to compare responses to recruitment advertisements. The advertisements varied in terms of compensation information.,Work experience did not alter perceptions of organizational culture but it did affect levels of organizational attraction. The implication is that all workers interpret recruitment advertisements in ...
The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of action visibility in moderating the relationship between firm response and individual legitimacy judgment. Since a firm may decouple its public commitment from its actual practice to cope with conflicting stakeholder interests, visibility is important for consumers to make judgment because it is difficult for them to observe a firm’s actual fulfillment of its public commitment to quality assurance after a product-harm crisis.,Scenario-based mix...
Published on 2019in American Journal of Business
Kittipat Laisasikorn1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Nopadol Rompho4
Estimated H-index: 4
In this era of globalization, managers are constantly facing uncertainties. To meet all risks successfully, substantial investments have been made in setting up an enterprise risk management system (ERMS) and a performance measurement system (PMS) with the aim of ensuring sustainable growth. At the same time, it remains unclear whether the success of ERMS and PMS does truly enhance the financial performance of an organization. This research arose out of the desire to examine this relationship by...
Published on Apr 9, 2019in American Journal of Business
Muhammad A. Razi7
Estimated H-index: 7
(WMU: Western Michigan University),
J. Michael Tarn12
Estimated H-index: 12
(WMU: Western Michigan University),
Alhassan G. Mumuni4
Estimated H-index: 4
(WMU: Western Michigan University)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to determine how best to build online advocates for a food company’s brand based on data available from the brand’s Facebook pages. Specific research objectives are to study examine whether incentivizing actions such as “liking,” sharing or commenting on a brand’s Facebook impacts the brand community’s sentiment and engagement with the brand, and whether such engagement is different for different actions (e.g. liking vs sharing). Design/methodology/approach T...
Published on Apr 9, 2019in American Journal of Business
Mervat Mohamed Elsaied (Al-Azhar University)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the mediating role of psychological safety in the relationships among supportive leadership, proactive personality and employee voice behavior. Design/methodology/approach The data were collected from 268 employees, and 56 were their immediate supervisors, in three Egyptian companies belonging to footwear and headgear sector. Employees and their immediate supervisors provided data on separate questionnaires and different occasions; an identific...
Published on Apr 9, 2019in American Journal of Business
Michele Heath2
Estimated H-index: 2
(CSU: Cleveland State University),
Tracy H. Porter3
Estimated H-index: 3
(CSU: Cleveland State University)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to gain understanding into the human factors which might impede the change process. Change is inevitable in contemporary organizations and particularly within the healthcare field with respect to information technology (IT). Regardless of the amount of literature surrounding change management process organizational leaders will often ignore the human factors associated with the introduction of new IT. Design/methodology/approach This study sought to examine p...
Published on Oct 1, 2018in American Journal of Business
Leslier Valenzuela-Fernández2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of Chile),
Carolina Nicolás Alarcón2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Universidad Santo Tomás),
José M. Merigó41
Estimated H-index: 41
(University of Chile)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to present a general overview of the most influential countries according to their scientific contributions in marketing for the 1990–2014 period. In this bibliometric-based research, the authors generate a ranking of the 50 most influential nations according to the H-index and citations per paper, co-authorship, citation analysis and bibliographic coupling. The study provides a map that identifies the networks of researchers between countries. Design/methodo...
Published on Oct 1, 2018in American Journal of Business
Samuel Ogbeibu2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UTAR: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman),
Abdelhak Senadjki2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UTAR: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman),
Tan Luen Peng (UTAR: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to elicit a conceptual understanding of the moderating effect of trustworthiness on the relationship between organisational culture and employee creativity. Design/methodology/approach This study is theoretical in nature and draws conceptual insights from an integration of theoretical and conceptual underpinnings: the competing values framework, trustworthiness from the integrative model of organisational trust and the componential theory of individual creati...
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