Berseck, Nadja (2018)
This doctoral dissertation responds to the call on the management community to refocus on real-world problems amid the current trend towards increasing urbanization. The first strategy scholar, who applied his model of competitive advantage of firms to nations, cities or places, was Michael Porter. Since then, scholars form other disciplines such as economics, economic geography, sociology and ...Chief human resources officers on top management teams: an empirical analysis of contingency, institutional, and homophily antecedents
Abt, Magdalena ; zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo (2016)
Having the director of human resources (HR) as a member of the top management team (TMT) and giving him/her the title of chief human resources officer (CHRO) indicates an important strategic and symbolic choice. Such decisions not only determine who participates in controlling an organization and setting its strategic direction, but also reflect the organizational structure. In this paper, we e...