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Making a difference: Opportunities and challenges for critical leadership studies (2024)
Book Chapter
Bolden, R. (2024). Making a difference: Opportunities and challenges for critical leadership studies. In O. Smolović-Jones, S. Wilson, H. Liu, & D. Knights (Eds.), Routledge Critical Companion to Leadership Studies. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Critical Leadership Studies (CLS) is founded on the premise that the leader-centrism that characterises traditional approaches to leadership theory, practice and development constrains the ability to work in more inclusive, collaborative and sustaina... Read More about Making a difference: Opportunities and challenges for critical leadership studies.

Determining the impacting factors on performance of inventory management in the large-scale apparel manufacturing industry in Sri Lanka (2024)
Journal Article
Weerakkody, S., Prabhakar, G., & Luo, X. (in press). Determining the impacting factors on performance of inventory management in the large-scale apparel manufacturing industry in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Services and Operations Management,

The Sri Lankan economy depends heavily on the labour-intensive garment sector; thus, supply chain management plays a crucial role in its operation. Inventory management is an important activity when comparing supply chain management in the garment se... Read More about Determining the impacting factors on performance of inventory management in the large-scale apparel manufacturing industry in Sri Lanka.

Unleadership: The Remarkable Power of Unremarkable Acts (2024)
Book
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Jarvis, C., & Gaggiotti, H. (2024). Unleadership: The Remarkable Power of Unremarkable Acts. (1). Germany: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110767353

Leaderly acts and practices from unexpected places are often overlooked and yet have remarkable power. These spontaneous acts are in sharp contrast to those of formal leaders in governments and leading corporations. Global events like the Covid-19 pa... Read More about Unleadership: The Remarkable Power of Unremarkable Acts.

Three perspectives on leadership in higher education: Traditionalist, reformist, pragmatist (2024)
Journal Article
Macfarlane, B., Bolden, R., & Watermeyer, R. (in press). Three perspectives on leadership in higher education: Traditionalist, reformist, pragmatist. Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10734-023-01174-x

There is a fragmented and complex literature about higher education leadership representing a diversity of ideological perspectives about its nature and purposes. Internationally, the literature has been strongly shaped by the importation of concepts... Read More about Three perspectives on leadership in higher education: Traditionalist, reformist, pragmatist.

RBWM World Cafe Final Evaluation Report (2023)
Report
Jarvis, C., Kars, S., & Gaggiotti, H. (in press). RBWM World Cafe Final Evaluation Report. Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead - online: Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Proposal to map critical factors of PMBoK to CyBOK Knowledge Areas (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Prabhakar, G., Luo, X., & Tseng, H. (2023, November). Proposal to map critical factors of PMBoK to CyBOK Knowledge Areas. Presented at XII International Research-to-Practice Conference “Society Transformations in Social and Human Sciences”, Riga, Latvia

The proposed objective of this research is to map critical factors of CYBOK’s knowledgebase under Human, Organisational & Regulatory Aspects (Risk Management & Governance, Law & Regulation, Human Factors, Privacy & Online Rights) with the knowledge a... Read More about Proposal to map critical factors of PMBoK to CyBOK Knowledge Areas.

Threshold concepts of entrepreneurship in creative industries (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Urzelai, B., Hatt, L., & Carracedo, P. (2023, November). Threshold concepts of entrepreneurship in creative industries. Paper presented at ISBE Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, Aston University, Birmingham

Creative industries have traditionally been characterised by micro and small businesses, employing few staff, often relying on voluntary input and lacking relevant support networks (Metier Report, 2002). Many creatives will see themselves as freelanc... Read More about Threshold concepts of entrepreneurship in creative industries.

Developing mentoring skills to support refugee employability (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Urzelai, B., Karine, M., Douglas, T., & Bagheri, A. (2023, November). Developing mentoring skills to support refugee employability. Paper presented at ISBE Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference (Track: Entrepreneurship in Minority Groups)

According to the capital theory, human and social capital are key forms of capital that influence business creation (Sahasranamam & Nandakumar, 2018). Human capital theory discusses the individual value created through education and training (Becker,... Read More about Developing mentoring skills to support refugee employability.

The enterprising academic: Embodying enterprise value among UWE staff across disciplines (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Urzelai, B. (2023, November). The enterprising academic: Embodying enterprise value among UWE staff across disciplines. Paper presented at ISBE Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference (Track: Enterprise Education), Aston University, Birmingham

There are many new demands on academics. One of these is to embed enterprise and entrepreneurship education within a range of different academic disciplines. Intergovernmental, governmental and professional organisations, as well as management expert... Read More about The enterprising academic: Embodying enterprise value among UWE staff across disciplines.

Accounting for the “harms” of social media firms: Dialogic accountability and discursive contestation in public hearings (2023)
Journal Article
Yusuff, K., Whittle, A., & Mueller, F. (in press). Accounting for the “harms” of social media firms: Dialogic accountability and discursive contestation in public hearings. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-11-2022-6165

Purpose: Existing literature has begun to identify the agonistic and contested aspects of the ongoing development of accountability systems. These “contests” are particularly important during periods of change when an accountability “deficit” has bee... Read More about Accounting for the “harms” of social media firms: Dialogic accountability and discursive contestation in public hearings.

Pieces of Us (2023)
Book
Sheffield, R. (2023). Pieces of Us. Cambria Books

Shops, churches, pubs, social clubs, libraries, parks, schools, streets, windowsills, gardens, pavements... These public spaces can have an extraordinary effect on well-being in a community. They bring people together and form the bonds that lead to... Read More about Pieces of Us.

The enterprising academic: Embodying enterprise value among UWE staff across disciplines (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Urzelai, B. (2023, September). The enterprising academic: Embodying enterprise value among UWE staff across disciplines. Paper presented at IEEC 2023, Enterprise Educators UK’s Annual Conference. Track: Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Teaching and Curriculum, University of Surrey

There are many new demands on academics. One of these is to embed enterprise and entrepreneurship education within a range of different academic disciplines. Intergovernmental, governmental and professional organisations, as well as management expert... Read More about The enterprising academic: Embodying enterprise value among UWE staff across disciplines.

Developing mentoring skills to support refugee employability (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Urzelai, B., Karine, M., Douglas, T., & Asaad, B. (2023, September). Developing mentoring skills to support refugee employability. Paper presented at IEEC 2023, Enterprise Educators UK’s Annual Conference. Track: Sustainability and the Role of Enterprise Education, University of Surrey

According to the capital theory, human and social capital are key forms of capital that influence business creation (Sahasranamam & Nandakumar, 2018). Human capital theory discusses the individual value created through education and training (Becker,... Read More about Developing mentoring skills to support refugee employability.

Threshold concepts of entrepreneurship in creative industries (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Urzelai, B., Hatt, L., & Carracedo, P. (2023, September). Threshold concepts of entrepreneurship in creative industries. Paper presented at IEEC 2023, Enterprise Educators UK’s Annual Conference. Track: Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Education Research., University of Surrey

Creative industries have traditionally been characterised by micro and small businesses, employing few staff, often relying on voluntary input and lacking relevant support networks (Metier Report, 2002). Many creatives will see themselves as freelanc... Read More about Threshold concepts of entrepreneurship in creative industries.

From necessity to choice: An exploration of participants’ learning experience of online coaching training programmes (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Mangion-Thornley, K. (2023). From necessity to choice: An exploration of participants’ learning experience of online coaching training programmes. In The 23rd International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, “Workplace change – disruption, continuity and reinvention. The role of HRD in a changing Global Context”. Book of Abstracts (173-174)

This exploratory study examines how online coaching education is experienced by managers and senior leaders taking part in a Coaching and Mentoring (C&M) qualification at level 5 and 7. This is particularly timely and important considering the shift... Read More about From necessity to choice: An exploration of participants’ learning experience of online coaching training programmes.

Paradoxes of multi-level leadership: Insights from an integrated care system (2023)
Journal Article
Bolden, R., Kars, S., Jarvis, C., & Sheffield, R. (2023). Paradoxes of multi-level leadership: Insights from an integrated care system. Journal of Change Management, 23(4), 337-357. https://doi.org/10.1080/14697017.2023.2234388

In this paper, we draw on systems leadership, complexity and paradox theory to elucidate the tensions that organisational actors experience when practising multi-level leadership. We explore these issues through a study of the perceptions and experie... Read More about Paradoxes of multi-level leadership: Insights from an integrated care system.

When workplace humour turns into conflict: Exploring HR practices in the case of conflict management (2023)
Journal Article
Liao, Q., & Pandeli, J. (2023). When workplace humour turns into conflict: Exploring HR practices in the case of conflict management. Employee Relations, 45(5), 1275-1298. https://doi.org/10.1108/ER-10-2022-0464

Purpose: Although humour and conflict are popular topics in management, little attention has been paid to the negative effects of humour in terms of how workplace humour could turn into unexpected conflicts. From the perspective of conflict managemen... Read More about When workplace humour turns into conflict: Exploring HR practices in the case of conflict management.

Organisational leadership: Introduction to the special issue (2023)
Journal Article
Bolden, R., Jain, A. K., & Atapattu, M. (2023). Organisational leadership: Introduction to the special issue. Colombo Business Journal, 14(1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.4038/cbj.v14i1.138

In this special issue, we focus on the topic of organisational leadership. The call for papers was intentionally quite broad, recognising that what happens in organisations is influenced by societal trends and issues, as well as the particular charac... Read More about Organisational leadership: Introduction to the special issue.

Usage of online food delivery in food waste generation in China during the crisis of COVID-19 (2023)
Journal Article
Wei, L., Prabhakar, G., & Duong, L. N. K. (2023). Usage of online food delivery in food waste generation in China during the crisis of COVID-19. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 58(10), 5602-5608. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.16552

This study connects food waste (FW) with online food delivery (OFD) service and aims to explore the impacts of the usage of OFD service on FW generation in China during the COVID-19 lockdown period. Through responses from 123 consumers of OFD service... Read More about Usage of online food delivery in food waste generation in China during the crisis of COVID-19.

How technostress may affect employee performance in educational work environments (2023)
Journal Article
Bourlakis, M., Nisar, T. M., & Prabhakar, G. (2023). How technostress may affect employee performance in educational work environments. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 193, Article 122674. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2023.122674

Despite there being a proliferation of research into the relationship between educators and work-related stress, there appears to be a lack of research on how institutions respond to this problem. The development of information and communications tec... Read More about How technostress may affect employee performance in educational work environments.