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15.04.2016 | Online First | Original Paper

Effects of management control mechanisms: towards a more comprehensive analysis

Even though it is widely accepted that management control systems consist of formal (results and/or action controls) and informal mechanisms (personnel and/or cultural controls), empirical research analyzing the effects of these management control …

01.04.2016 | Online First | Original Paper

Neglected disciplinary effects of investor relations: evidence from corporate cash holdings

We examine whether, and how, investor relations (IR) quality affects managerial malfeasance by exploring the potential effects on the value, accumulation, and uses of cash holdings. Using European data, we find that an increase in the IR quality …

28.03.2016 | Online First | Original Paper

Explanatory and predictive power of the adaptive learning model: average and heterogeneous behavior in a newsvendor context

The newsvendor problem is an economic decision problem with an interesting degree of complexity while still providing a quite simple and intuitive normative solution. Therefore, one should expect that decision makers find the optimal solution at …

24.03.2016 | Online First | Editorial

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23.03.2016 | Online First | Original Paper

Risk-taking in tournaments: an experimental analysis

This paper examines risk-taking in tournaments experimentally. More precisely, we investigate two potential drivers of risk-taking in tournaments. The first driver is the proportion of tournament winners, which is a design parameter and therefore …

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From January 2013, the Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB) is published in English under the title Journal of Business Economics (JBE).

The Journal of Business Economics (JBE) aims at encouraging theoretical and applied research in the field of business economics and business administration, promoting the exchange of ideas between science and practice. In addition to original theoretical and empirical work, excellent state of the art contributions will also be considered.

The Journal of Business Economics was founded by renowned professors of business economics in 1924 in Germany under the name Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB) and has since established itself as one of the leading academic journals for business and management. The double-blind refereed journal is edited by 11 Department Editors, and its Editorial Board members are from Europe, Japan, and the USA.

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