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2015

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Two Essays Examining Organizational Performance, Stacey Alexis Gelsheimer Jan 2015

Two Essays Examining Organizational Performance, Stacey Alexis Gelsheimer

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In highly competitive industries where firms aren’t protected by barriers to entry and consumers’ preferences are constantly changing, the willingness and ability to adapt and continually improve operations may be critical for continued success. However, the internal exchanges between employees and managers that may be an integral part of the development and implementation of new ideas are often not modeled or included in our standard economic theories. In this research I investigate whether a higher level of employee voice (or employee input) predicts higher levels of continual improvement, and whether this continual improvement predicts higher levels of firm performance ...