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    • Hedonic and Transcendent Conceptions of Value 

      Podolny, Joel M.; Besharov, Marya (2004-01-01)
      In this paper we introduce a conceptual distinction between a hedonic and transcendent conception of value. We posit three linguistic earmarks by which one can distinguish these conceptions of value. We seek validation for ...
    • How New Venture Initial Public Offerings Benefit from International Operations: A Study of Human Resource Value 

      Welbourne, Theresa M.; De Cieri, Helen (1998-11-22)
      When internationalization goes beyond simply having international sales to having international operations, organizations can benefit from diversity of ideas and knowledge. Our study focuses on a special class of companies ...
    • HR Information Systems: Exploiting the Full Potential 

      Boudreau, John W. (1996-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Human resource management has always faced a fundamental paradox: Top managers in any company will readily agree that the people are the keys to success, but few believe they know whether their people are well ...
    • Human Resource Reputation: Looking Good May Feel Good But Does It Add Value? 

      Hannon, John M.; Milkovich, George T. (1995-07-01)
      [Excerpt] Examples of human resource signals, such as these, abound. The critical questions are,do signals like these help create an organization asset, a good HR reputation, and does a good reputation add value? In other ...
    • Largest Mergers and Acquisitions by Corporations, 2006 

      Williamson, John (2007-03-08)
      [Excerpt] Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity has continued to increase, especially in each of the past three years. This report provides a listing of the largest M&A transactions worldwide (value equivalent to $2 ...
    • Method or Madness? Inside the U.S. News & World Report College Rankings 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2005-10-01)
      [Excerpt] The rankings exacerbate, but are not the major cause of the increased competition in American higher education that has taken place over the last few decades. The real shame is that this competition has institutions ...
    • New Directions in Compensation Research: Synergies, Risk, and Survival 

      Gerhart, Barry A.; Trevor, Charlie O.; Graham, Mary E. (1995-07-01)
      We describe and use two theoretical frameworks, the resource-based view of the firm and institutional theory, as lenses for examining three promising areas of compensation research. First, we examine the nature of the ...
    • On Becoming a Strategic Partner: The Role of Human Resources in Gaining Competitive Advantage 

      Barney, Jay B.; Wright, Patrick M. (1997-04-01)
      Although managers cite human resources as a firm's most important asset, many organizational decisions do not reflect this belief. This paper uses the VRIO (value, rareness, imitability, and organization) framework to ...
    • Open Door Policies: Measuring Impact Using Attitude Surveys 

      Ruiz-Quintanilla, S. Antonio; Blancero, Donna (1995-07-01)
      This study examines employee perceptions of an Open Door Complaint System from both those who have filed claims and those who have not. Our sample includes over 4000 employees working in a Fortune 100 company. We examine ...
    • Peeling Back the Onion Competitive Advantage Through People: Test of a Causal Model 

      Guthrie, James P.; Datta, Deepak K.; Wright, Patrick M. (2004-05-01)
      Proponents of the resource-based view (RBV) of the firm have identified human resource management (HRM) and human capital as organizational resources that can contribute to sustainable competitive success. A number of ...
    • SOTA 2004 Managing for Value(s) in a Commoditized World 

      Wright, Patrick M.; Snell, Scott A. (2004-07-01)
      Since its inception in 1995, Human Resource Planning Society’s State of the Art/Practice study has become an important way that the Society seeks to generate and disseminate information critical to effective HR strategy ...
    • The Role of Person-Organization Fit in Organizational Selection Decisions 

      Cable, Daniel M.; Judge, Timothy A. (1995-05-01)
      This paper presents and tests a theoretical model of person-organization fit and organizational selection decisions using data from 35 organizations making hiring decisions. Results suggested that (a) interviewers were ...
    • The Value of Stock Options to Non-Executive Employees 

      Hallock, Kevin F.; Olson, Craig A. (2006-01-01)
      This study empirically investigates the value employees place on stock options using information from the option exercise behavior of individuals. Employees hold options for another period if the value from holding them ...
    • The Value of Stock Options To Non-Executive Employees 

      Hallock, Kevin; Olson, Craig A. (2006-08-25)
      This study empirically investigates the value employees place on stock options using information from the option exercise behavior of individuals. Employees hold options for another period if the value from holding them ...
    • The Work Ethic 

      Heller, Frank; Ruiz-Quintanilla, S. Antonio (1995-06-01)
      [Excerpt] In everyday usage of the term 'Work Ethic' is almost indistinguishable from work satisfaction or simply attitudes to work. Do people value work or not, or are they in various degrees indifferent to it? Since most ...
    • Who Are the “Middle Class”? 

      Cashell, Brian W. (2007-03-20)
      [Excerpt] There is no consensus definition of "middle class," neither is there an official government definition. What constitutes the middle class is relative, subjective, and not easily defined. The mid-point in the ...