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  • Shadowing research in organizations: the methodological debates. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Simpson, Barbara (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/QROM-02-2014-1204, 2014-03-04)
    MCDONALD, S. and SIMPSON, B. 2014. Shadowing research in organizations: the methodological debates. Qualitative research in organizations and management: an international journal [online], 9(1), pages 3-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/QROM-02-2014-1204
    Purpose: - The purpose of this paper is to provide some context for the special issue and to introduce the collection of invited commentaries and research papers that follow. It also sets out to clarify the contribution ...
  • Studying actions in context: a qualitative shadowing method for organizational research 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (SAGE Publications http://qrj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/5/4/455, 2005)
    MCDONALD, S., 2005. Studying actions in context: a qualitative shadowing method for organizational research, Qualitative Research, Vol. 5, No. 4, 455-473
    Shadowing is a qualitative research technique that has seldom been used and rarely been discussed critically in the social science literature. This paper has pulled together all of the studies using shadowing as a research ...
  • Sustainability: consumer perceptions and marketing strategies. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J. (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bse.524, 2006-05)
    MCDONALD, S. and OATES, C. J., 2006. Sustainability: consumer perceptions and marketing strategies. Business Strategy and the Environment, 15 (3), pp. 157-170.
    Studies of green consumer behaviour, in particular purchasing and disposal, have largely focused on demographics and/or socio-demographics, with mixed and frequently contradictory results. To move the debate forward, we ...
  • Sustainable consumption: green consumer behaviour when purchasing products. 

    Young, William; Hwang, Kumju; McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J. (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.394, 2010-01)
    YOUNG, W., HWANG, K., MCDONALD, S. and OATES, C. J., 2010. Sustainable consumption: green consumer behaviour when purchasing products. Sustainable Development, 18 (1), pp. 20-31.
    The ‘attitude–behaviour gap’ or ‘values–action gap’ is where 30% of consumers report that they are very concerned about environmental issues but they are struggling to translate this into purchases. For example, the market ...
  • Toward sustainable consumption: researching voluntary simplifiers. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J.; Young, C. William; Hwang, Kumju (Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1002/mar.20132, 2006-06)
    MCDONALD, S., OATES, C. J., YOUNG, C. W. and HWANG, K., 2006. Toward sustainable consumption: researching voluntary simplifiers. Psychology and Marketing, 23 (6), pp. 515-534.
    This article examines and extends the notion of voluntary simplifiers (VS). VS are individuals who have freely chosen a frugal, anticonsumer lifestyle that features low resource use and environmental impact. The article ...
  • Voluntary simplicity. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (Routledge, 2013-12-17)
    MCDONALD, S. 2014. Voluntary simplicity. In Parker, M., Cheney, G., Fournier, V. and Land, C. (eds.) The Routledge companion to alternative organization. Abingdon: Routledge, pages 210-235.
    Etzioni describes voluntary simplifiers (VS) as people who choose, 'out of free will - rather than by being coerced by poverty, government austerity programs, or being imprisoned - to limit expenditures on consumer goods ...
  • The well(s) of knowledge: the decoding of sustainability claims in the UK and Greece. 

    Alevizou, Panayiota J.; Oates, Caroline J.; McDonald, Seonaidh (MDPI http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su7078729, 2015-07)
    ALEVIZOU, P. J., OATES, C. J. and MCDONALD, S., 2015. The well(s) of knowledge: the decoding of sustainability claims in the UK and in Greece. Sustainability, 7 (7), pp. 8729-8747.
    Sustainability claims have existed on fast moving consumer goods (FMCGs) for over four decades and there is evidence that they are increasing. Research suggests that consumers have a low level of knowledge and understanding ...