How to be successful on the academic job market

Now that the new academic year has arrived, many Ph.D. students will be going on the job market for the first time.…


Why US battery startups fail – and how to fix it

A new study published in MRS Energy & Sustainability investigates why so many of these American battery materials startups are failing under the current venture capital funding model.


Why your US credit card bills come from Sioux Falls; a brief history of US consumer finance

Sean Vanatta’s article Citibank, Credit Cards, and the Local Politics of National Consumer Finance, 1968–1991, published in Business History Review, is the winner of the 2016 Henrietta Larson Article Award.…


Taking back control and handing it back to corporations: The UK’s Brexit

Below is a blog based on Kevin Farnsworth’s Journal of Social Policy article. A longer, fully-referenced version can be found at: http://www.corporate-welfare-watch.org.uk/ Many of those who voted to leave the EU would have been encouraged to do so in order to ‘take back control’ from Brussels.…


Using third-party endorsements to build a brand’s reputation: The case of British chocolate

This blog post is based on the author’s paper Building Reputation through Third-Party Endorsement: Fair Trade in British Chocolate, published in Business History Review.…


Who wants to put pressure on the unemployed?

Welfare states support vulnerable citizens by means of different types of social policy. Examples include unemployment and pension benefits, and social assistance schemes.…


New Review Essay on The Cambridge History of Capitalism

This is the abstract for a new Review Essay published in Business History Review by Angus Burgin entitled ‘Larry Neal and Jeffrey G.…


If ‘small is beautiful’ in business… why does it have to be so hard to research?

The notion of ‘small is beautiful’ has been a catchcry since British economist; Ernst Schumacher first published his book with this title back in 1973.…


From Lynda Gratton to Simon Deakin: Thoughts on the future of self-employed work

Journal of Management & Organization (JMO) has always aimed to provide global perspective on management and organization of benefit to scholars, educators, students, practitioners, policy-makers and consultants.…


Enhancing human resource practices and firm performance: Evidence from India

Based on an article written in Journal of Management & Organization Over the past few years, the Indian economy is witnessing an annual growth rate of 7–10% and its industrial sectors are expanding at a very fast pace in response to the increased liberalization and privatization.…


The latest issue from Journal of Management and Organization

Management has always been an eclectic area to research and practice. It collects and draws together theories and practices from sociology through to anthropology and even engineering.…


The Business School Case for Business and Human Rights: A Conscientious Capitalism Approach

If there is one thing I have learned about teaching business and human rights for 20 years--most recently at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley, California--and before that as a case writer at Harvard Business School, it is the importance of making the business case for human rights.