Businesses & Human ressources

Reflections on businesses & the business environment: hospitality, well-being at work, human resources…

Family firms are widespread among public companies in France. In a recent paper, Ben Ali, Boubaker & Magnan, provide evidence that the presence of multiple large shareholders (MLS) beyond the largest controlling shareholder (LCS) mitigates the agency conflicts between large and minority shareholders, hence reducing the level of audit fees paid by family-controlled firms. Using […]

Within the context of the internationalization of organizations and, in particular, growing numbers of staff members from different cultures, the number of studies on the management of cultural differences has increased considerably. However, as several authors have observed, studies on cultural differences and the concept of cultural identity remain limited, in large part due to […]

When it comes to work engagement (one’s vigor, dedication, and absorption directed to work tasks), some job resources are more important for some, but not for others – and it is largely dependent on your office location. Halinski and Harrison (2020) recently published an article in the International Journal of Public Sector Management, exploring this hypothesis with public service employees in […]