James Vardaman PhD

 James Vardaman PhD

Title:

  • Associate Professor and Nancy Allen Fellow of Management

Contacts:

james.vardaman@msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-2613
302 M

Overview

Education:

  • Ph D, Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management, University of Memphis, 2009
  • MBA, Business Administration, Arkansas State University, 2004
  • BBA, Business Administration, Henderson State University, 2001

Publications

Book, Chapter

  • Justice in the family firm: An integrative review and future research agenda. Heterogeneity among Family Firms. 2018
  • Fathers at Home. Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia. 2013
  • Case within a case. The Sage Encyclopedia of Case Study Research. 2010
  • Real time cases. The Sage Encyclopedia of Case Study Research. 2010

Conference Paper

  • Inter-organization cooperation of family firms and innovation.  Family Enterprise Research Conference. 2019

Journal Article

  • Reframing childhood obesity: The role of community interests in change implementation failure. . Human Relations. 2020
  • An image theory of strategic decision-making in family businesses. Journal of Family Business Management. 2019
  • Congruence and exchange: The influence of supervisors on employee performance in family firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 2019
  • The role of perceived organizational support in individual change readiness.. Journal of Change Management. Volume 19, Issue 2, Pages 86-100. 2019
  • Organizational change in family businesses. Journal of Change Management. Volume 19, Issue 1, Pages 23-25. 2019
  • Mentoring in family businesses: Toward an understanding of commitment outcomes. Human Resource Management Review. Volume 28, Pages 46-55. 2018
  • Nonfamily employees in family firms: A review and future research agenda.. Family Business Review. Volume 31, Pages 54-79. 2018
  • We are friends but are we family? Organizational identification and nonfamily employee turnover. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Volume 42, Issue 2, Pages 290-309. 2018
  • Recruitment and retention across cultures. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior. Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 153-181. 2017
  • Turning up by turning over: The change of scenery effect in Major League Baseball. Journal of Business and Psychology. Volume 32, Issue 5, Pages 547-560. 2017
  • Social Comparisons and Organizational Support: Implications for Commitment and RetentionHuman Relations. Volume 69, Issue 7, Pages 1483-1505. 2016
  • The role of ethical climate and moral disengagement in well-intended employee rule breaking. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management. Volume 16, Issue 2, Pages 71-90. 2016
  • Translating intentions to behavior: The interaction of network structure and behavioral intentions in understanding employee turnover. Organization Science. Volume 26, Issue 4, Pages 1177-1191. 2015
  • Socioemotional wealth conflict in family firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Volume 38, Issue 6, Pages 1317-1322. 2014
  • Analytical Mindsets in Turnover Research. Journal of Organizational Behavior. Volume 35, Issue 1, Pages 61-86. 2014
  • Ethical Climate and Pro-social Rule Breaking. Human Resource Management Review. Volume 24, Issue 1, Pages 108-118. 2014
  • Part of the Job: The Role of Work Conditions in the Turnover Process. Health Care Management Review. Volume 39, Issue 2, Pages 164-173. 2014
  • Fostering acceptance of computerized physician order entry: Insights from an implementation study. Health Care Manager. Volume 33, Pages 165-171. 2014
  • Improving situation awareness and patient outcomes through interdisciplinary rounding and structured communication.. Journal of Nursing Administration. Volume 44, Issue 3, Pages 164-169. 2014
  • Impact of SBAR on nurse shift reports and staff rounding.. MEDSURG Journal. Volume 23, Issue 5. 2014
  • Toward a comprehensive understanding of readiness for change: The case for an expanded conceptualization. Journal of Change Management. Volume 13, Issue 1, Pages 9-18. 2013
  • Ward warriors: The complex nature of nurse mobility.. Journal of Nursing Administration. Volume 43, Issue 11, Pages 557-561. 2013
  • Interpreting Change as Controllable: The role of centrality and self-efficacy. Human Relations. Volume 65, Issue 7, Pages 835-859. 2012
  • Turnover Intentions and Turnover: The Role of Network Centrality. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. 2012
  • Implementing Childhood Obesity Policy in a New Educational Environment: The Cases of Mississippi and Tennessee. American Journal of Public Health. Volume 102, Issue 7, Pages 1406-1413. 2012
  • Complexity and Change in Nurse Workflows. Journal of Nursing Administration. Volume 42, Issue 2, Pages 78-82. 2012
  • Beyond Communication: The Role of SBAR in a Changing Healthcare Environment. Health Care Management Review. Volume 37, Issue 1, Pages 88-97. 2012
  • The Production, Communication, and Contestation of Physical Education Policy: The Cases of Mississippi and Tennessee. Policy Futures in Education. Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 367-380. 2011
  • Retaining talent: Replacing myths with evidence-based strategies. Academy of Management Perspectives. Volume 24, Issue 2, Pages 48-64. 2010
  • When rule makers become rule breakers: Employee level outcomes of managerial pro-social rule breaking. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal. Volume 22, Issue 2, Pages 101-112. 2010
  • Structural validity and generalizability of a referent cognitions model of turnover intentions. Applied Psychology: An International Review. Volume 58, Issue 4, Pages 709-728. 2009
  • Balancing dangers: GLBT experience in a time of anti-GLBT legislation. Journal of Counseling Psychology. Volume 56, Issue 1, Pages 67-81. 2009
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go: The Role of Risk in Employee Turnover Decisions. Human Relations. Volume 61, Issue 11, Pages 1531-1563. 2008
  • Risky Business: The Role of Risk in Voluntary Turnover Decisions. Human Resource Management Review. Volume 17, Issue 3, Pages 305-318. 2007

Presentations

Abstract

  • "Does the family matter for good behavior? The impact of employee perceptions of SEW-importance on employee citizenship." Family Enterprise Research Conference, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Burlington, VT. 2019

Oral Presentation

  • "Social network analysis in family business research." Southern Management Association Meetings, Southern Management Association, Charlotte, NC. 2016
  • "Turnover and retention of non-family employees in the family firm." Southern Management Association Meetings, Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach. 2016
  • "The Intersection of OB and Family Business." Academy of Management Meetings, Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA. 2016

Other

  • "Contributing to the field: The journey to an editorial panel." Southern Management Association, Southern Management Association, Norfolk, VA. 2019

Paper

  • "Family firm recruitment: A theoretical model ." Southern Management Association, Southern Management Association, Norfolk, VA. 2019
  • "Perception is reality: Employee task performance during organizational change." Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Chicago, IL. 2018
  • "Personality research in family business." Academy of Management Annual Conference, Academy of Management Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. 2018
  • "An exploratory study of job attitudes and individual-level performance in family firms: A social exchange and relationship-based perspective." 2017 Theories of Family Enterprise Conference, Theories of Family Enterprise, St. Gallen, Switzerland. 2017
  • "Going the distance: International distance and international human resource management alignment." Southern Management Association, Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, FL. 2015
  • "Perceptions of CRNA/MD interprofessional collaboration." Southern Management Association, Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, FL. 2015
  • "The social processes of change readiness." Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC. 2015
  • "Individual performance and job change: The change of scenery effect." Southern Management Association, Southern Management Association, Savannah, GA. 2014
  • "Perceptions of organizational support and social comparisons: Implications for turnover." Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA. 2014
  • "Processual mechanisms of change readiness." Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA. 2014
  • "The paradox of fit: How perceptions of fit impede organizational change." Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Orlando, FL. 2013
  • "Elaborating Change: The (re)production of a legitimate practice." Western Academy of Management, Western Academy of Management, Santa Fe, NM. 2013
  • "Translating turnover intentions to turnover behavior." Western Academy of Management, Western Academy of Management, Santa Fe, NM. 2013
  • "The place makes the place, too: The role of working conditions in the turnover process.." Southern Management Association, Southern Management Association, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 2012
  • "Turnover Intentions and Voluntary Turnover: The Moderating Role of Network Centrality.." Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Boston, MA. 2012
  • "Image is everything: Variation in performance hazard risk in franchised and non-franchised family firms." Family Enterprise Research Conference, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Montreal, QE, CA. 2012
  • "The role of centrality and self-efficacy in interpreting change as controllable: A study of teachers and No Child Left Behind." Southern Management Association, Southern Management Association, Savannah, GA. 2011
  • "Fifty years of turnover research: Theoretical implications of turnover research methods." Academy of Management, , San Antonio, TX. 2011
  • "Re-structuring the institutional architecture: Institutional control and the change process.." Academy of Management, , San Antonio, TX. 2011
  • "Institutional isomorphism and the 4 C's of the family firm." Southern Management Association, Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, FL. 2010
  • "Unlocking the black box: An institutional model of strategic HR." Southern Management Association, Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, FL. 2010
  • "Social interaction and issue interpretation during change: An empirical test of sensemaking theory." Academy of Management, Academy of Management, Montreal, QE, CA. 2010
  • "Institutional change without theorization: The microfoundations of transformation." European Group for Organization Studies, , Lisbon, Portugal. 2010
  • "Understanding the discontinuity between field-level diffusion and local implementation: Workers, work, and sensemaking." 2nd Annual Conference on Institutions and Work, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, CA. 2010
  • "Commmentary on Habitual Entrepreneurship and the Family Business: An Overview." Theories of Family Enterprise Conference, Family Business Research Center , Edmonton, AB, CA. 2010
  • "Group-level POS and the relationship between individual-level POS and outcomes." Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA. 2010
  • "Realizing Public Policy: Sensemaking, Institutional Logics, and Local Enactment." Southern Management Association, , Asheville,NC. 2009
  • "Are physical educators responsible for teaching responsibility?." National Association for Sport and Physical Education, , Myrtle Beach, SC. 2009
  • "Examining the implementation of new physical education policy initiatives in Mississippi and Tennessee schools.." American Education Research Association, , San Diego, CA. 2009
  • "Realizing Institutional Logics: Power, Values and Interests in the Implementation of Policy.." Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, , Washington, D.C.. 2008
  • "Translating institutional logics: A sensemaking perspective on policy implementation.." Academy of Management, , Anaheim, CA. 2008
  • "School Physical Education Policy Failure in Mississippi & Tennessee.." Society of Behavioral Medicine, , San Diego, CA. 2008
  • "Making sense of radical change: Toward an activity-based view.." Southern Management Association, , Nashville, TN. 2007
  • "Escaping the iron cage: Institutional work, field theory, and organizational change.." Academy of Management, , Philadelphia, PA. 2007
  • "Risky Business: The role of risk in voluntary turnover decisions.." Academy of Management, , Philadelphia, PA. 2007
  • "Using Qualitative Research to INform the Policy Making Process.." Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, , Champaign, IL. 2007
  • "Physical Education Policy, Research, and Childhood Obesity in Tennessee and Mississippi.." American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, , Baltimore, MD. 2007
  • "Transforming the organizational field: The amalgamated model of organizational change.." Southen Management Association, , Clearwater Beach, FL. 2006

Poster

  • "Inter-organization cooperation of family firms and innovation." Family Enterprise Research Conference, , Burlington, Vermont. 2019
  • "Profiles in motivation: A typology of nonfamily employees in family firms." Family Enterprise Research Conference, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico. 2018