Arran Caza

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9739-1460

There are 38 included publications by Arran Caza :

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The amplifying and buffering effects of virtuousness in downsized organizations 2006 71 Virtuousness refers to the pursuit of the highest aspirations in the human condition. It is characterized by human impact, moral goodness, and unconditional societal betterment. Several writers have recently argued that corporations, in addition to b...
Antecedents of sustainable organizing: A look at the relationship between organizational culture and the triple bottom line 2019 31 This study used an international sample of 137 firms to examine the relationship between organizational culture and an organization's emphasis on, and its outcomes related to, financial, social, and ecological well-being. The study draws on configura...
Audience response systems as a data collection method in organizational research 2009 78 Audience responses systems are electronic devices allowing audience interaction and they are increasingly being used in educational and business settings to enhance various pedagogical and practical processes. This paper discusses how ARS technology ...
Authentic leadership 2011 210 Recent corporate and political scandals have prompted media portrayals of a ‘global leadership crisis’, which in turn has led to discussion of the nature of leadership, with both its advantages and disadvantages (Kets De Vries & Balazs, Chapter 28, t...
Authentic leadership and follower development: Psychological capital, positive work climate, and gender 2010 41 This article contributes to the theoretical understanding of the relationship between authentic leadership and follower psychological capital. Structural equation models using a representative national sample of working adults revealed a positive rel...
Context receptivity: Innovation in an amateur sport organization 2000 130 The Amateur Boxing Association (ABA) is a Canadian provincial sport organization. Recently, the ABA has attempted many innovations in response to strong pressure for change. The success of these attempts has been mixed. This study uses Pettigrew, Fer...
Critical theory and Positive Organizational Scholarship 2012 85 This chapter uses a critical theory perspective to consider previous work in positive organizational scholarship (POS). Questions raised by the critical management studies (CMS) concepts of performativity, denaturalization, and reflexivity highlight ...
Developing strategies and skills for responsible leadership 2005 54 Responsible leadership is rare. It is not that most leaders are irresponsible, but responsibility in leadership is frequently defined narrowly and an important element of responsible leadership is omitted. On the one hand, the idea of responsible lea...
Does identity matter? An investigation of the effects of authentic leadership on athletes' psychological capital and engagement 2018 57 This study tested newly advanced theoretical predications about mechanisms by which authentic leadership has its positive effects on players’ psychological resources and team engagement. Specifically, we tested a mediation model, in which positive cl...
Effects of a holistic, experiential curriculum on business students' satisfaction and career confidence 2015 79 Students' satisfaction with their major curriculum and their perceptions of career readiness are important drivers of recruitment, retention and rankings. As a result, universities, and business schools in particular, are redesigning curricula to be ...
Ethics and ethos: The buffering and amplifying effects of ethical behavior and virtuousness 2004 115 Logical and moral arguments have been made for the organizational importance of ethos or virtuousness, in addition to ethics and responsibility. Research evidence is beginning to provide, empirical support for such normative claims. This paper consid...
An exploratory examination of students’ pre-existing beliefs about leadership 2014 71 Preparing future leaders is a long-standing priority in higher education, but doubts have been raised about whether this goal is being achieved. Pedagogical research suggests that leadership development can be improved by taking account of students' ...
An exploratory investigation of how grit influences the leadership practices of sales managers 2019 77 This study examines the influence of the personality trait grit – the tendency to pursue long-term goals with perseverance and continuing passion – on the leadership behavior of sales managers. Data were collected from an international sample of 344 ...
Exploring the relationships between organizational virtuousness and performance 2004 165 The importance of virtuousness in organizations has recently been acknowledged in the organizational sciences, but research remains scarce. This article defines virtuousness and connects it to scholarly literature in organizational science. An empiri...
The gig economy’s implications for management education 2020 146 Traditional employment is typically defined as ongoing full-time work for one employer. However, other employment relationships are becoming more prevalent, a phenomenon often called the “rise of the gig economy.” As much as one third of the adult wo...
How and when does grit influence leaders' behavior? 2018 154 Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the influence of grit, which is the tendency to pursue long-term goals with perseverance and continuing passion, on leaders’ self-reported behavior in terms of role modeling and innovating, as well as ...
How do you really feel? Effect of leaders' perceived emotional sincerity on followers' trust 2015 97 We extend research on leadership and emotions by addressing two previously under-researched areas. Prior research has focused primarily on the valence of leaders' displayed emotion and on followers' affective reactions to those displays. In contrast,...
The influence of nationality on followers’ satisfaction with leadership: Evidence from Singapore and the United States 2017 69 The long-standing argument is that leaders need to adapt their behaviors to the context, most specifically to meet the particular needs and expectations of followers from various parts of the world. An alternative viewpoint would be to ask whether pe...
An investigation of authentic leadership’s individual and group influences on follower responses 2018 158 In this study, we investigated and clarified aspects of the multilevel nature of authentic leadership (AL) and its effects on followers. Specifically, we hypothesized that AL would have distinct effects through both personalized AL, which is a leader...
Leader integrity and organizational citizenship behaviour in China 2014 84 In this study, we use implicit leadership theory to investigate how leader integrity, one of the most important traditional Chinese virtues, influences subordinates’ organizational citizenship behaviour (OCB) in the Chinese context. The results of ou...
The missed promotion: An exercise demonstrating the importance of organizational justice 2011 89 Treating employees fairly produces many positive outcomes, but evidence suggests that managers’ efforts to be fair are often unsuccessful because they emphasize the wrong aspects of justice. Managers tend to emphasize distributive justice, though emp...
Organizational and leadership virtues and the role of forgiveness 2002 78 The investigation of virtues in organizational life has been neglected. Systematic studies of the development and demonstration of virtue have been all but absent in the organizational sciences. This article highlights the potential impact of virtues...
Organizational virtue 2015 31 This chapter considers positive organizational scholarship’s empirical research on the phenomenon of organizational virtue, which refers to the virtuous characteristics embodied in organizations as collectives. The nature of organizational virtue is ...
Performance benefits of reward choice: a procedural justice perspective 2015 78 Reward choice – employees' ability to exercise control over the formal rewards they receive from work – is an important part of many HRM strategies. Reward choice is expected to increase employee performance, but conflicting findings highlight the ne...
The physical work environment and its relationship to stress 2019 42 How we work and the environments in which we do it are changing rapidly. At the same time, workplace stress is rising, with high costs for individuals and organizations. In this chapter, we review research findings about the relationship between the ...
Positive organizational scholarship: A critical theory perspective 2008 99 Positive organizational scholarship (POS) is considered an alternative approach to studying organizations; it is argued that POS plays a critical theory role in contemporary organizational scholarship. By using essays on critical theory in organizati...
Positive Organizational Scholarship: What does it achieve? 2009 224 Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) is a relatively new development in organization studies, having formally begun with a 2003 edited collection of the same name (Cameron, et al., 2003b). Since that time, it has attracted considerable attention...
Psychological capital and authentic leadership: Measurement structure, gender comparison, and cultural extension 2010 165 Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to test the measurement properties of the psychological capital questionnaire (PCQ) and the authentic leadership questionnaire (ALQ). Both scales' properties are tested in a diverse sample of working adults, comp...
Psychological perceptions matter: Developing the reactions to the physical work environment scale 2019 55 There is clear research evidence that physical work environments (i.e., material spaces and objects) influence employee performance and wellbeing. As a result, these environments have received significant attention from both practitioners and researc...
Resilient personality: Is grit a source of resilience? 2020 115 Resilience, the ability to function under adversity, is important in most aspects of life, but especially so in organizations (Britt et al., 2016; Caza and Milton, 2012). Workers face mounting stress from chronic issues such as employment uncertainty...
The role of leadership in developing the innovative manager 2015 52 Innovative managers, those who foster creativity in their teams, are increasingly important as organisations are required to do more with less (Hamel, 2012) as work grows increasingly complex, unpredictable and knowledge-based (Joo et al., 2013). To ...
Simplifying instructional methodology through meta-practices 2019 69 Choosing appropriate instructional methodologies when designing a course is challenging. The variety of options available magnify this difficulty. For good reasons, educators may be reluctant to implement new instructional methodologies, even when th...
States of connectivity: New questions and new directions 2012 31 A recent article in Organization Studies used in its title the term ‘constant connectivity’. Though we commonly think of connectivity as ‘constant’, temporal intermittency and actor agency make connectivity seldom, if ever, constant. Reflecting on st...
Testing alternate predictions for the performance consequences of middle managers’ discretion 2011 69 Although discretion among employees at organizations' lower levels seems to be increasing, it is uncertain whether this is a desirable HRM policy. To understand this issue better, this study tests competing organization theory predictions about the p...
Toward a theory of reinstatement: Seven motivations for reinstatement as relationship repair 2010 69 There is a long, interdisciplinary tradition of examining why organizations remove privileges from members as a part of disciplinary action. In contrast, little is known about why organizations return privileges after disciplinary action has occurred...
Transformational leadership across cultures: Follower perception and satisfaction 2021 153 Leading people from diverse cultures is centrally important in organizations. This study investigates the extent to which transformational leadership behaviors are universal: by examining if leaders and followers perceive transformational leadership ...
Typology of the eight domains of discretion in organizations 2012 52 Discretion (an individual's latitude of action) is a fundamental element of work, with extensive individual and organizational consequences. Research has demonstrated the importance of discretion, but there is not yet a mature theory of discretion in...
Virtuousness as a source of happiness in organizations 2013 127 This chapter reviews the literature concerning the relationship between happiness and collective virtuousness in organizations to understand how organizational virtue may foster happiness. While relatively little research has examined this question, ...