|Assessment of the Effectiveness of an Online Learning System in Improving Student Test Performance
||Colleges and universities, particularly public institutions, are facing higher enrollments and declining resources from state and federal governments. In this resource-constrained environment, faculty are seeking more efficient and effective teaching...
|Bank Loan Officers' Perceptions of the Characteristics of Men, Women and Successful Entrepreneurs.
||Much anecdotal evidence suggests that women, compared to similarly situated men, have great difficulty securing financing for entrepreneurial endeavors. In addition, a mounting body of evidence illustrates how women in managerial roles are perceived ...
|The challenge of increasing minority-group professional representation in the United States: intriguing findings
||Census statistics highlight the increasing diversity of the populace in the United States. However, minority-group Americans continue to be under-represented in professional occupations. Six propositions for low minority-group professional presence i...
|Changing More Than the Plumbing: Integrating Women in Management into the Management and Organizational Behavior Classes
||This article addresses the integration of women and gender differences into management and organizational behavior (OB) courses in two major ways: through modifications of course content and adaptations of the class process. Emphasis is placed on pro...
|Diversity climate impact on employee of color outcomes: does justice matter?
||Purpose – The purposes of this paper are three-fold: first, to examine the effect of diversity climate on professional employee of color outcomes, organizational commitment and turnover intentions; second, to investigate the moderating and mediating ...
|The Effects of Labor Shortages on Starting Salaries for Sex-Typed Jobs
||An experimental simulation was conducted to examine potential differences in sensitivity to forces to supply and demand among male and female sex- typed jobs. Respondents faced with a labor shortage favored raising salaries for male sex-typed jobs, b...
|An empirical test of diversity climate dimensionality and relative effects on employee of color outcomes.
||This study examined the relative effect of diversity climate dimensions captured by two measures: Mor Barak et al.’s (Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 34:82–104, 1998) diversity climate scale and Chrobot-Mason’s (Journal of Managerial Psycholog...
|Entrepreneurial Stress: Is it Hazardous to Your Health?
||Entrepreneurship is playing an increasing role in the U.S. economy. Kirchoff and Phillips (1988) reported that small firms are the major source of new job creation. New business ventures accounted for 55% of new jobs between 1970 and 1980 (Hoy and Ca...
|Examining Female Entrepreneurs? Management Styles: An Analysis Using a Relational Frame
||This paper reports the results of a qualitative analysis of female entrepreneurs? accounts of their role in their organizations using Relational Theory as the analytical frame. Content analysis of focus group comments indicated that the women used a ...
|Explanations: What Factors Enhance Their Perceived Adequacy
||Factors that enhance the perceived adequacy of explanations for bad news were examined in three studies: two cross-sectional surveys and a simulation experiment. All studies found that the specificity of the explanation's substance accounted for more...
|Female Entrepreneurs: How Far Have They Come?
||Women have been starting their own businesses in unprecedented numbers in recent years. They are leaving large corporations to "go it alone" for a number of career reasons: frustration at hitting the "glass ceiling," dissatisfaction with slow career ...
|Funding New Business Ventures: Are Decision Makers Biased Against Women?
||Women have been leaving large corporations in increasing numbers in recent years to start their own businesses. However, they have not been succeeding at the same rate as their male counterparts. One potential barrier to a successful new venture is a...
|High Performance Classrooms for Women? Applying a Relational Frame to Management/OB Courses
||With the increasingly diverse U.S. workforce, accelerating rate of change, and growing reliance on work teams to address increasingly complex business issues, the traditional command and control management style is no longer effective in many organiz...
|How Do We 'Dis' Students? A Model of (Dis)Respectful Business Instructor Behavior
||This study summarizes undergraduate business students‘ reports of respectful and disrespectful instructor behaviors. Consistent with the theory of interactional justice, respectful behavior was exemplified by recognition of students‘ perspectives and...
|The Impact of Diversity Promise Fulfillment on Professionals of Color Outcomes in the USA
||This paper explores the relationship between psychological contract violations (PCVs) related to diversity climate and professional employee outcomes. We found that for our sample of US professionals of color including US-born African Americans, Hisp...
|Impact of Leader Racial Attitude on Ratings of Causes and Solutions to the Minority Faculty Shortage.
||Diversity scholars have emphasized the critical role of corporate leaders for ensuring the success of diversity strategic initiatives in organizations. This study reports on business school leaders‘ attributions regarding the causes for and solutions...
|The Influence of Organizational Diversity Orientation and Leader Attitude on Diversity Activities
||The U.S. population is becoming increasingly diverse (U.S. Census Bureau, 2003). Many multinational companies recognize the need to manage their diverse workforces as evidenced by the proliferation of diversity programs being implemented in multinati...
|The Interactive Effect of Applicant Gender, Influence Tactics, and Type of Job on Hiring Recommendations
||The effects of influence tactic, applicant gender, and job type were examined in the selection context. A male or female applicant used either an assertive, rational, or exchange influence tactic in a simulated job interview script for either a sales...
|Racial awareness: effects on justice perceptions and trust in management in the USA
||Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects of the socio-demographic diversity characteristic, racioethnicity, vs the deeper-level socially constructed attribute, awareness of racial privilege (which the authors termed “racial a...
|Testing the Robustness of the Phase Model of Burnout: An Entrepreneurial Sample
||The robustness of the 8-phase model of burnout was tested by using the Revised Maslach Burnout Instrument (MBI) on a sample of entrepreneurs. The results are consistent with the model's proposition that mean scores on the subdomains of (a) depersonal...