The feature topic will contain papers by invitation and papers by submission to this open call for papers. The invited papers currently cover topics related to: existing author motivations to use templates; how do templates develop and how are they maintained; relationship between templates, rigor, scientific reasoning, and the unintended (negative) consequences for theorizing and scientific advancement; and devising scientific,… Continue Reading.
In this special issue, we seek to advance the theoretical and practical significance of the role of affect in interpersonal exchange processes at work by studying when, why, and how different forms of affect (i.e., discrete emotions, positive affect, negative affect, emotional regulation, emotional labor, emotional intelligence, affective tone and emotional climate) emerge and shape different forms of interpersonal exchange processes (such as leader-member… Continue Reading.
The contemporary sharing economy (more popularly known as ‘the gig economy’), underpinned by digital platforms and artificial intelligence, has enabled matching capital to investor and entrepreneur, consumer to provider and skills to employer. In addition to disrupting industries, the sharing economy has created both opportunities and challenges for employment (Murillo et al., 2017; Sundararajan, 2016) by enabling non-conventional forms of… Continue Reading.
The ‘gig economy’ refers to an economic system that uses digital platforms to connect workers with consumers and clients (Harris, 2017). More than 7.6 million individuals are expected to undertake gig work in the US by 2020 which would be double the numbers in 2015 (Sharpe, 2015). Some of the household organisational names in the gig economy include Uber, Lyft,… Continue Reading.
Theme: Business model innovation in social purpose organizations The emergence of social purpose organizations (SPOs) and their contribution to the economy and societal well-being has been well-documented. SPOs include various types of organisations established to achieve a social mission, including conventional non-profits (NFPs), for-profit social enterprises, and hybrid legal forms that are increasingly evident around the globe.