Industry influences on organizational slack.
The purpose of this study is to identify and examine differences in organizational slack across multiple industries. Using a sample of 353 US publicly traded firms, eight measures of organizational slack were examined across six 2-digit SIC industry groupings. The author’s analyses revealed significant differences across industries in each of the slack measures examined. Implications and areas for future research are discussed.
Clute Institute for Academic Research
Marlin, D. R. (2014). Industry influences on organizational slack. Journal of Business and Economics Research, 12 (1), 23-28.
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