Category «Discipline»

Corporate Brand Impact on Sales / Revenue Per Share

The research question explores the importance of corporate brand’s impact on sales / revenue per sharegeneration. This is important because it allows communications executives to understand the impactof their work and justify budget allocations and expenditures. Authors: Brad A. Puckey Link:  https://doi.org/10.28945/4831 Cite as: Puckey, B.A. (2021). Corporate brand impact on sales / revenue per …

Clarifying the Relationship of Design Thinking to the Military Decision-Making Process

The complexity of today’s operational environment where military organizations are conducting campaigns has grown exponentially. To address this expanding complexity, the Defense Department introduced ‘design’ into its problem-solving doctrine.

Elevating Training Effectiveness: Exploring the Factors in the Learner’s Environment that Influence Training Transfer

In today’s work environment, factors that support the transfer or learning from the training room to the job are sometimes absent. Leaders hold the key to ensuring the commonly missed factors are present, securing the value of the training program and successful attainment of business goals. Authors: Michael E. Summers Link: https://doi.org/10.28945/4825 Cite as: Summers, …

What Leadership Styles and Characteristics Do Industry Partners Need to Exhibit to Produce Positive Outcomes from Collaborative Projects that Include Government and University Partners?

This is a Rapid Evidence Assessment focused on the identification of leadership styles and traits that enable industry partners to optimize their support on collaborative research projects. While there is considerable research on collaboration, there is a gap related to the leadership contributions that industry partners bring to team science projects.

A Seven-Step Framework for Encouraging Deeper Learning in Business Education

This essay examines what is necessary for business school professors to encourage deeper learning in their students. Business faculty (and academia in general) are improving student involvement by using pedagogies of engagement (e.g., problem-based learning, team-based learning, POGIL) or integrating techniques that improve engagement (e.g., flipped classes, reflective writing).

How Does Organizational Culture Influence the Adoption of Research Evidence by Management Practitioners?

Using the best available evidence from multiple sources can lead to more effective management practice. However, management practitioners often make decisions based on limited evidence, mostly from personal experience and judgment. Values, beliefs, and practices may conflict with a manager’s ability to use research evidence in practice.

The Impact of War on U.S. Army Leader Self-Development Domain in the Early 21st Century

The past 19 years of war have impacted the U.S. Army in countless ways. One is arguably on its most precious capability—its officer leaders. As the Army rose to war-related challenges, it did so at leader-development costs. Little time, focus, and a battle environment left developing others and oneself low on the list of priorities.

Predictors of Economic Outlook in Stability Operations

Despite the high cost and high frequency of failure in expatriate assignments, the potential value and U.S. participation in stabilization efforts create conditions for locally legitimate authorities to manage conflict and prevent violence. Stability functions conducted by the U.S. government include security, foreign humanitarian assistance, economic stabilization and infrastructure, the rule of law, and governance.