Recent Submissions

  • Economics as practical wisdom. 

    Spicker, Paul (World Economics Association (WEA) https://www.worldeconomicsassociation.org/journals/rwer/, 2016-06-27)
    SPICKER, P. 2016. Economics as practical wisdom. Real-world economics review [online], 75, pages 113-125. Available from: http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue75/Spicker75.pdf
    The discipline of economics has been represented as deductive and theoretical, deductive and empirical, and inductive and empirical. All of these approaches have been subject to withering criticism in other social sciences: ...
  • Inspired or foolhardy: sensemaking, confidence and entrepreneurs' decision-making. 

    Cunningham, James; Anderson, Alistair R. (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10726-018-9563-0, 2018-02-22)
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2018. Inspired or foolhardy: sensemaking, confidence and entrepreneurs' decision-making. Group decision and negotiation [online], First Online. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10726-018-9563-0
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of confidence in how both new and experienced entrepreneurs interpret and make sense of their business environment to inform decision-making. We illustrate our conceptual ...
  • 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 ...
  • The researcher role in the attitude-behaviour gap. 

    Oates, Caroline J.; McDonald, Seonaidh (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2014.01.003, 2014-02-17)
    OATES, C.J. and MCDONALD, S. 2014. The researcher role in the attitude-behaviour gap. Annals of tourism research [online], 46, pages 168-170. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2014.01.003
    In the green consumer behaviour literature the attitude-behaviour gap is well-established. Studies show that although people condone environmentally friendly actions, their green attitudes do not necessarily translate into ...
  • Recycling at home and work: an exploratory comparison. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oke, Adekunle
    MCDONALD, S. and OKE, A. [2018]. Recycling at home and work: an exploratory comparison. Social business [online], (accepted).
    Purpose: Recent UK legislation requires businesses to segregate their food waste and present metal, plastic, glass and paper waste for collection separately. Despite decades of research on household recycling, scant attention ...
  • In search of sustainable and responsible consumption. 

    Zabkar, Vesna; Kos Koklic, Mateja; McDonald, Seonaidh; Abosag, Ibrahim (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/EJM-04-2018-891, 2018-04-09)
    ZABKAR, V., KOS KOKLIC, M., MCDONALD, S. and ABOSAG, I. 2018. In search of sustainable and responsible consumption. European journal of marketing [online], 52(3/4), pages 470-475. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/EJM-04-2018-891
    Sustainability entails meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. It has become a major norm of behaviour of various societal groups in recent years and it ...
  • The real dependent variable problem: the limitations qualitative analysis in comparative policy studies. 

    Spicker, Paul (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12308, 2017-03-17)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. The real dependent variable problem: the limitations qualitative analysis in comparative policy studies. Social policy and administration [online], 52(1), pages 216-228. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12308
    Comparative public policy relies heavily on processing quantitative data, typically done by looking for the relationship between variables or by grouping empirical data into categories. In methodological terms, comparative ...
  • Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. 

    Cunningham, James; Tolonen, Kaisa-Maija
    CUNNINGHAM, J. and TOLONEN, K.-M. [2017]. Maintaining the scene: entrepreneurship in Berlin's artistic sectors. International journal of entrepreneurship and small business [online], (accepted).
    Berlin is a city famous for its artistic culture and uniquely inspired history, building a hotbed of creativity to draw talent from across the world. Our research problem is that, notwithstanding abundant creativity, ...
  • The culture of trilogues. 

    Roederer-Rynning, Christilla; Greenwood, Justin (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2014.992934, 2015-02-12)
    ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. 2015. The culture of trilogues. Journal of European public policy [online], 22(8), pages 1148-1165. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2014.992934
    There is surprisingly little knowledge about the informal 'trilogues' that play a pivotal role in almost 90 per cent of European Union legislation. This article maps out previously uncharted practices and explores their ...
  • Sub-national government and pathways to sustainable energy. 

    Cowell, Richard; Ellis, Geraint; Sherry-Brennan, Fionnguala; Strachan, Peter; Toke, David (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417730359, 2017-09-13)
    COWELL, R., ELLIS, G., SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., STRACHAN, P.A. and TOKE, D. 2017. Sub-national government and pathways to sustainable energy. Environment and planninc C: politics and space [online], 35(7), pages 1139-1155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417730359
    In an effort to understand how to promote more sustainable forms of energy provision, researchers have begun addressing the scale of political and governance processes, yet the effects of sub-national government remain ...
  • Methodological choices in relationship quality (RQ) research 1987 to 2015: a systematic literature review. 

    Osobajo, Oluyomi Abayomi; Moore, David R. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/15332667.2016.1242395, 2017-03-01)
    OSOBAJO, O.A. and MOORE, D. 2017. Methodological choices in relationship quality (RQ) research 1987 to 2015: a systematic literature review. Journal of relationship marketing [online], 16(1), pages 40-81. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15332667.2016.1242395
    Different methodological choices (i.e., data collection method, sample size, sample characteristics, and analytical instrument) in 122 relationship quality (RQ) peer-reviewed articles published in accredited academic ...
  • The B2Com relationship: an empirical study of the measure of relationship quality in a business-to-community relationship. 

    Osobajo, Oluyomi Abayomi; Moore, David R. (CCSE https://doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v10n7p118, 2017-06-19)
    OSOBAJO, O.A. and MOORE, D. 2017. The B2Com relationship: an empirical study of the measure of relationship quality in a business-to-community relationship. International business research [online], 10(7), pages 118-147. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v10n7p118
    The quality of relationship between Oil Producing Companies (OPC) and their Host Communities (HC) within the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria (NDRN) is a source of concern for different stakeholders such as the practitioners, ...
  • Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. 

    Cunningham, James; Seaman, Claire; McGuire, David (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486516682667, 2016-12-28)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., SEAMAN, C. and MCGUIRE, D. 2017. Perceptions of knowledge sharing among small family firm leaders: a structural equation model. Family business review [online], 30(2), pages 160-181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486516682667
    Small family firms have many unique relational qualities with implications for how knowledge is passed between individuals. Extant literature posits leadership approach as important in explaining differences in knowledge-sharing ...
  • The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. 

    Kalden, Jan Niklas; Cunningham, James; Anderson, Alistair R. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750317706439, 2017-05-09)
    KALDEN, J.N., CUNNINGHAM, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. The social status of entrepreneurs: contrasting German perspectives. The international journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 18(2), pages 91-104. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750317706439
    The German economy is praised for its stability, creating a seemingly strong economic environment in which entrepreneurship should thrive. Our research problem is that, in spite of the strong economy, new venture creation ...
  • The use of imagery in the campaign speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. 

    McGuire, David; Garavan, Thomas N.; Cunningham, James; Duffy, Greg (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136, 2016-06-06)
    MCGUIRE, D., GARAVAN, T.N., CUNNINGHAM, J. and DUFFY, G. 2016. The use of imagery in the campaign speeches of Barack Hussein Obama and John McCain during the 2008 US Presidential Election. Leadership and organization development journal [online], 37(4), pages 430-449. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-07-2014-0136
    Purpose - The use of imagery in leadership speeches is becoming increasingly important in shaping the beliefs and actions of followers. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of speech imagery and linguistic ...
  • Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. 

    Whitehead, Gabriela; Halsall, Robert (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758, 2016-12-14)
    WHITEHEAD, G. and HALSALL, R. 2016. Corporate global nomadism: the role of the transnational professional as consumer of popular management discourses. Management learning [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507616678758.
    An increasing body of research has paid particular attention to the role of different organizational actors in the consumption of popular management ideas, including their local diffusion, adaptation and enactment. However, ...
  • Challenges for marketers in sustainable production and consumption. 

    Oates, Caroline J.; Alevizou, Panayiota J.; McDonald, Seonaidh (MDPI https://doi.org/10.3390/su8010075, 2016-01-13)
    OATES, C., ALEVIZOU, P. and MCDONALD, S. 2016. Challenges for marketers in sustainable production and consumption. Sustainability [online], 8(1), article 75. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su8010075.
    As one of the biggest issues facing today's global society, sustainability cuts across all areas of production and consumption and presents challenges for marketers who attempt to understand and incorporate sustainability ...
  • Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. 

    Shedid, Maha; Russell, Ken (ICARB http://www.intlafr.com/vol1no1-2017.pdf, 2017-01-26)
    SHEDID, M. and RUSSELL, K. 2017. Employee empowerment and customer satisfaction: an investigation from a UAE banking sector perspective. International journal of advanced research in business [online], 1(1), pages 2-14. Available from: http://www.intlafr.com/vol1no1-2017.pdf.
    This article reflects the results of a pilot study conducted in connection with an analysis of the antecedents and consequences of empowerment on the service quality for UAE Banking customers and the banking sector in ...
  • The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. 

    Laing, David; Weir, Charlie (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/030630709802300404, 1998-08-01)
    LAING, D. and WEIR, C. 1998. The determination of top executive pay: importance of human capital factors. Journal of general management [online], 23(4), pages 51-62. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/030630709802300404.
    Experience, rather than qualifications, influences the pay received by company directors. Executive pay has been the subject of much recent discussion, with concern being expressed about the levels of pay received by the ...
  • Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. 

    Ajide, Olushola; Strachan, Peter; Russell, Alex; Jones, David R. (EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS http://ekorozwoj.pol.lublin.pl/n24.htm, 2017-06-26)
    AJIDE, O.E., STRACHAN, P.A., RUSSELL, A. and JONES, D.R. 2017. Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. Problem Ekorozwoju = Problems of sustainable development [online], 12(2), pages 59-67. Available from: http://ekorozwoj.pol.lublin.pl/n24.htm
    Corporate community engagement remains an under researched area in sustainability debates. Presenting a case study, based on in-depth interviews and site visits, of how one indigenous company Energia Ltd has formed a ...

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