The Too-Much-of-a-Good-Thing Effect in Management

@article{Pierce2013TheTE,
  title={The Too-Much-of-a-Good-Thing Effect in Management},
  author={Jason R. Pierce and Herman Aguinis},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={313 - 338}
}
A growing body of empirical evidence in the management literature suggests that antecedent variables widely accepted as leading to desirable consequences actually lead to negative outcomes. These increasingly pervasive and often countertheoretical findings permeate levels of analysis (i.e., from micro to macro) and management subfields (e.g., organizational behavior, strategic management). Although seemingly unrelated, the authors contend that this body of empirical research can be accounted… 

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