Associate Professor Scott Julian to be published in A+ management journal

Mike Ilitch School of Business Associate Professor Scott Julian's research has been accepted for publication in the Strategic Management Journal. This is an A+ journal in the management field.

The title of his paper is "Context Matters: Diversity’s Short And Long Term Effects in Fortune’s 'Best Companies to Work For.'"

Abstract

Previous research has examined the racial diversity-productivity relationship in corporations with an evident high commitment to minority  programs, Fortune’s 'Best Companies for Minorities.' To assess generalizability, we replicate this research using a different context of high organizational-employee value congruence, Fortune’s 'Best Companies to Work For.' We are not able to find evidence for the curvilinear relationships previously found, but do uncover a linear negative  relationship between racial diversity and short-run performance.