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Among other factors, such as interests, values, and beliefs, individuals’ reactions to change are a result of their emotions with respect to a change (Liu & Perrewe´, 2005). Scholars have claimed that the term ‘‘emotions’’ has been inconsistently defined in the literature (Gooty, Gavin, &...

Information management refers to the process of collecting, organizing, storing and providing information within organizations. The circulation of information is bound to persons who hold the information (Polanyi, 1958; Wiig, 2016). Even if information can be possessed by individuals or by groups, it is important...

As companies divide tasks among various people, they need a system to ensure that all members of the company are fulfilling their tasks efficiently. This often requires companies to have administrative control mechanisms and hire managers that coordinate the processes and supervise the work done...

In the extant literature, management innovation is argued to be very ambiguous and hard to replicate, and hence is more likely to lead to sustainable competitive advantage (Lin, Su, & Higgins, 2016). Management innovation constitutes the rules and routines by which work gets done inside...

Organisational change management concerns the factors that shape and influence processes of change within organisations, while OCM for sustainability (e.g.Lozano, 2008; Lozano, 2014) specifically focuses on organisational changes towards sustainable development. It recognises the frequent need for coordinated change in technology, management systems and organisational...

In the contemporary competitive, complex and changing global business environment, firms are being challenged to adopt business models that enable them to address the strategic uncertainties and risks they face in their business environments. Management accounting researchers argue that one of the ways firms can...

A main purpose of systems analysis is to collect all relevant information about the universe of discourse [01]; these facts are primarily about processes and about the structure and manipulation of data objects. Business rules as defined above encompass both aspects; therefore, business rules are...

Family business researchers highlight several unique characteristics of family businesses that allow them to strategically organise their business activities efficiently and effectively. Hoffman et al. (2006) argue that the characteristic that distinguishes FBs from NFBs is the effect of the family relationships on the business....

The strategic management literature provides several typologies of business strategy orientations to describe how a firm could develop sustainable competitive advantages in an industry relative to its competitors (e.g., Miles & Snow, 1978; Miller & Friesen, 1986; Mintzberg, 1988; Porter, 1980, 1985). The common inclination...