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  • Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Taylor & Francis. http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/07036337.2011.579749, 2011-07)
    GREENWOOD, J., 2011. Actors of the common interest? The Brussels offices of the regions. Journal of European Integration, 33 (4), pp. 437-451.
    The absence of a formal place in representative democracy at EU level casts sub-national authorities more as actors of EU participatory democracy. Where they have specific interests to pursue their Brussels offices act ...
  • Adapt and thrive. 

    Cunningham, James (Wilmington Group PLC http://www.privateclientadviser.co.uk/feature/family/adapt-and-thrive, 2014-11)
    CUNNINGHAM, J., 2014. Adapt and thrive. Private Client Advisor, 20 (1), pp. 16-19.
    Family businesses are unique, peculiar and without question set-aside from non-family rivals. Dealing with them can be an emotional rollercoaster for both practitioner and client. The academic discussion surrounding family ...
  • Adopting 'agile leadership' in the police service. 

    Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Briefing5.pdf, 2008-08)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Adopting ‘agile leadership’ in the Police Service. SIPR Briefing Paper, 5.
  • The adoption of e-trade innovations by Korean small and medium-sized firms. 

    Oh, Ka-Young; Cruickshank, Douglas; Anderson, Alistair R. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2008.08.001, 2009-02)
    OH, K-Y., CRUICKSHANK, D. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2009. The adoption of e-trade innovations by Korean small and medium sized firms. Technovation, 29 (2), pp. 110-121
    The purpose of this study was to explore the adoption of e-trade innovations by small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in South Korea. Employing a modified TAM model, which included the industry environment and ...
  • After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! 

    Smith, Robert; McElwee, Gerard (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01443331111104823, 2011)
    SMITH, R. and MCELWEE, G., 2011. After the fall: developing a conceptual script-based model of shame in narratives of entrepreneurs in crisis! International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 31 (1/2), pp. 91-109.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of shame in entrepreneurship. Extant research in relation to the entrepreneurial process has tended to concentrate upon the entrepreneur as hero and other ...
  • Agency costs, corporate governance mechanisms and ownership structure in large UK publicly quoted companies: a panel data analysis. 

    McKnight, Phillip J.; Weir, Charlie (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2007.09.008, 2008-02-01)
    MCKNIGHT, P.J. and WEIR, C. 2009. Agency costs, corporate governance mechanisms and ownership structure in large UK publicly quoted companies: a panel data analysis. The quarterly review of economics and finance [online], 49(2), pages 139-158. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2007.09.008
    This paper examines the impact of governance and ownership variables on agency costs for a panel of large UK quoted companies. We use three measures of agency costs: the ratio of sales-to-total assets, the interaction of ...
  • Ambivalence and ambiguity in social enterprise: narratives about values in reconciling purpose and practices. 

    Diochon, Monica C.; Anderson, Alistair R. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11365-010-0161-0, 2011-03)
    DIOCHON, M. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2011. Ambivalence and ambiguity in social enterprise: narratives about values in reconciling purpose and practices. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 7 (1), pp. 93-109
    Social enterprises are unusual change organizations; typically their purpose is to bring about change to improve social well-being. Yet they do so in unusual ways. Traditional entrepreneurs generate social value as a ...
  • Assessing energy business cases implemented in the North Sea region and strategy recommentations. 

    Xu, Bing; Nayak, Amar; Gray, David; Ouenniche, Jamal (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.110, 2016-04-07)
    XU, B., NAYAK, A., GRAY, D. and OUENNICHE, J. 2016. Assessing energy business cases implemented in the North Sea Region and strategy recommendations. Applied energy [online], 172, pages 360-371. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.110
    e-harbours is a unique European project that was set out to identify viable energy business cases on the exploitation of energy flexibility, which optimise their operations to match energy demand and supply while taking ...
  • Assessing the contribution of the 'theory of matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literatures. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-06-2011-0061, 2014-09-01)
    SMITH, R. 2014. Assessing the contribution of the 'theory of matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literatures. International journal of gender and entrepreneurship [online], 6(3), pages 255-275. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJGE-06-2011-0061
    The purpose of this paper is to assess the contribution of 'Matriarchy' to the entrepreneurship and family business literature. The literature on gendered aspects of entrepreneurship is expanding and maturing in its level ...
  • Assessing the role of ‘entrepreneurial policing’ in changing times. 

    Smith, Robert (National Policing Improvement Agency http://npia.pressofficeadmin.com/news-service-guest-blog/488, 2012-07)
    SMITH, R., 2012. Assessing the role of ‘entrepreneurial policing’ in changing times. Policing 2012: a #100blog time capsule, No. 14. [online]. 25 July 2012. Available from: http://npia.pressofficeadmin.com/news-service-guest-blog/488 [Accessed 2 April 2013].
  • Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFBM-11-2011-0050, 2014-07-01)
    SMITH, R. 2014. Authoring second generation entrepreneur and family business stories. Journal of family business management [online], 4(2), pages 149-170. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFBM-11-2011-0050
    The purpose of this paper is to explore the under researched interface between entrepreneur and family business stories and in particular the form and structure of second-generation entrepreneur stories. It illustrates how ...
  • 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, ...
  • Beyond choice: ‘Thick’ volunteering and the case of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. 

    O'Toole, Michelle; Grey, Chris (SAGE Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018726715580156, 2016-01)
    O’TOOLE, Michelle. and GREY, C., 2016. Beyond choice: ‘Thick’ volunteering and the case of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Human Relations, Vol. 69(1), pp. 85-109.
    This article problematizes the dominant assumption in the literature on volunteer work that it is undertaken primarily as a matter of individual choice. Using findings from a qualitative study of volunteers at the ...
  • The 'biophilic organization': an integrative metaphor for corporate sustainability. 

    Jones, David R. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10551-015-2640-2, 2015-04-02)
    JONES, D.R. 2015. The biophilic organization: an integrative metaphor for corporate sustainability. Journal of business ethics [online], 138(3), pages 401-403. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10551-015-2640-2
    This paper proposes a new organizational metaphor, the 'Biophilic Organization', which aims to counter the bio-cultural disconnection of many organizations despite their espoused commitment to sustainability. This conceptual ...
  • A Bourdieuan analysis of qualitative authorship in entrepreneurship scholarship. 

    Drakopoulou-Dodd, Sarah; McDonald, Seonaidh; McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsbm.12125, 2014-10)
    DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S., MCDONALD, S., MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R., 2014. A Bourdieuan analysis of qualitative authorship in entrepreneurship scholarship. Journal of Small Business Management, Vol 52 (4), pp 633-654.
    Empirically, this study builds on responses from leading qualitative entrepreneurship scholars. We carry out a Bourdieuan analysis of the field of entrepreneurship scholarship—particularly heterodox qualitative writing—and ...
  • BrewDog: business growth for punks! 

    Smith, Robert; Moult, Susan; Burge, Phil; Turnbull, Andrew (IP Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.5367/000000010791291785, 2010-05)
    SMITH, R., MOULT, S., BURGE, P. and TURNBULL, A., 2010. BrewDog: business growth for punks! International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 11 (2), pp. 161-168
    This case study tells an atypical entrepreneurship story about two men and a dog. It explores the rapid growth of the phenomenon that is BrewDog plc - a company situated in the remote north-east of Scotland. What makes ...
  • The Cadbury code reforms and corporate performance. 

    McKnight, Phillip J.; Milonas, Nikolaos T.; Travlos, Nickolaos G.; Weir, Charlie (IUP Publications http://www.iupindia.in/109/IJCG_Cadbury_Code_Reforms_22.html, 2009-01-01)
    MCKNIGHT, P.J., MILONAS, N.T., TRAVLOS, N.G. and WEIR, C. 2009. The Cadbury code reforms and corporate performance. IUP journal of corporate governance [online], January 2009, article ID IJCG20901. Available from: http://www.iupindia.in/109/IJCG_Cadbury_Code_Reforms_22.html2009
    This paper investigates the impact of adopting the Cadbury Committee’s Code of Best Practices on the corporate performance of UK firms. The findings show improved corporate performance by companies which adopted the Code. ...
  • A call for the integration of 'Biographical Intelligence' into the National Intelligence Model. 

    Smith, Robert (Oxford Journals http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/police/pap006, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. A call for the integration of “Biological Intelligence” into the National Intelligence Model. Policing: a Journal of Policy and Practice, 3 (2), pp. 191-199.
    Biographical intelligence is an established concept within Intelligence circles and is used to develop a wider picture of activities of heads of state and politicians likely to be harmful to the interests of the sovereign ...
  • 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 ...
  • Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Tourish, Naheed (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715005057671, 2005-11)
    TOURISH, D. and VATCHA, N., 2005. Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. Leadership 1(4), pp. 455-480
    Enron stands out as one of the most spectacular failures in business history. Thus far, most attention has been focused on its accountancy practices. This paper, by contrast, explores its internal culture and the leadership ...