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Intelligence, Sustainability, and Strategic Issues in Management

Current Topics in Management, 1st Edition

By M. Afzalur Rahim

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Social intelligence is defined as the ability to be aware of relevant social situational contexts; to deal with the contexts or challenges effectively; to understand others' concerns, feelings, and emotional states; and to interact appropriately in social situations and build and maintain positive relationships with others. Intelligence, Sustainability, and Strategic Issues in Management analytically discusses this concept within administrative and entrepreneurial managerial business environments.

The volume opens with a study of academic department chairs' social intelligence and faculty members' satisfaction with annual evaluation of teaching and research at a US university. The seven other articles cover a range of topics, including a neurocognitive model of entrepreneurial opportunity, ownership dilution, sustainability in inventory management, the role of status in imitative behaviour, the negative impacts of embeddedness, product quality failures in international sourcing, and employers' use of social media in employment decisions.

In addition to the articles, the volume also features a case study, "From Social Entrepreneur to Social Enterprise," a research note, "Reducing Job Burnout through Effective Conflict Management Strategy," five book reviews, and a list of books received.

Table of Contents

Contents

Articles
A Model of Leaders' Social Intelligence and Followers' Satisfaction with Annual Evaluation
M. Afzalur Rahim, Ismail Civelek, and Feng Helen Liang

A Neurocognitive Model of Entrepreneurial Opportunity
Constant D. Beugre

Sustainability in Inventory Management
Ismail Civelek

Home Country, Industry, and Ownership Dilution: Signalling during International IPOs
Yi Karnes, Mona Makhija, and Mike W. Peng

The Role of Status in Imitative Behaviour: The Influence of All-American Security Analysts on Their Peers
Joshua S. Hernsberger and M. Shane Spiller

The Negative Impacts of Embeddedness: Evidence from China
Lei Xu and Qinglian Lu

Product-quality Failures in International Sourcing: Effect of Institutions
Etayankara Muralidharan, William Wei, Juan Zhang, and Hari Bapuji

Employer's Use of Social Media in Employment Decisions: Risk of Discrimination Lawsuits
Roger W. Reinsch, William H. Ross, and Amy B. Hietapelto

Case Study
From Social Entrepreneur to Social Enterprise: Organizational Change at the World Toilet Organization
Imran Chowdhury

Research Note
Reducing Job Burnout through Effective Conflict Management Strategy
M. Afzalur Rahim

Book Reviews
Group and Organizational Processes, Volume I: The Quest to Discover Their Essence
Reviewed by William H. Money

Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy
Reviewed by Paul C. Gratton

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change
Reviewed by S. Brook Henderson

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite & the Way to a Meaningful Life
Reviewed by S. Brook Henderson

Managing Complex Projects and Programs: How to Improve Leadership of Complex Initiatives Using a Third-Generation Approach
Reviewed by S. Brook Henderson

Books Received

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS063000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Strategic Planning