Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1108/JOSM-02-2017-0055
Title: Accelerating employee-related scholarship in service management: Research streams, propositions, and commentaries
Authors: Subramony M.
Ehrhart K.
Groth M.
Holtom B.C.
van Jaarsveld D.D.
Yagil D.
Darabi T.
Walker D.
Bowen D.E.
Fisk R.P.
Grönroos C.
WIRTZ,JOCHEN 
Keywords: Service management
Stress
Interdisciplinary research
Human resource management
Employees
Turnover
Emotional labour
Service climate
Issue Date: 8-Jul-2017
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Citation: Subramony M., Ehrhart K., Groth M., Holtom B.C., van Jaarsveld D.D., Yagil D., Darabi T., Walker D., Bowen D.E., Fisk R.P., Grönroos C., WIRTZ,JOCHEN (2017-07-08). Accelerating employee-related scholarship in service management: Research streams, propositions, and commentaries. Journal of Service Management 28 (5) : 837-865. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOSM-02-2017-0055
Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to accelerate research related to the employee-facets of service management by summarizing current developments in multiple research streams, providing propositions, and articulating new directions for theory and empirical inquiry. Design/methodology/approach Seven scholars provide short reviews of the core topics and findings from four employee-related research streams – collective turnover, service climate, emotional labor, and occupational stress; and generate propositions to guide future theoretical and empirical work. Four distinguished service scholars – David Bowen, Ray Fisk, Christian Grönroos, and Jochen Wirtz comment upon these research streams and provide future directions for accelerating employee-related research in service management. Findings All four research-streams yield insights that have the potential to advance service management research. Commentaries from the distinguished scholars further integrate this work with key concerns within service management including technology-enablement, transformative services, and service strategy. Originality/value This paper is unique in its scope of coverage of management topics related to service and its aim to promote interdisciplinary dialog between service management scholars and researchers conducting employee-related research relevant to services.
Source Title: Journal of Service Management
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/145701
ISSN: 17575818
DOI: 10.1108/JOSM-02-2017-0055
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