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Gamification and entrepreneurial intentions (2019)
Journal Article
Ruiz-Alba, J. L., Soares, A., Rodríguez-Molina, M. A., & Banoun, A. (2019). Gamification and entrepreneurial intentions. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 26(5), 661-683. https://doi.org/10.1108/JSBED-09-2018-0266

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate how gamification can influence entrepreneurial intentions (EI) of a group of users of an online platform provided by a private company. Design/methodology/approach – A quantitative research strat... Read More about Gamification and entrepreneurial intentions.

Servitization strategies from customers’ perspective: the moderating role of co-creation (2018)
Journal Article
Ruiz-Alba, J. L., Soares, A., Rodríguez-Molina, M. A., & Frías-Jamilena, D. M. (2019). Servitization strategies from customers’ perspective: the moderating role of co-creation. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, 34(3), 628-642. https://doi.org/10.1108/JBIM-02-2017-0028

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the moderating role of co-creation in the implementation of servitization strategies in the pharmaceutical industry in a business-to-business (B-to-B) context. More specifica... Read More about Servitization strategies from customers’ perspective: the moderating role of co-creation.

The influence of supply chain quality management practices on quality performance: an empirical investigation (2017)
Journal Article
Soares, A., Soltani, E., & Liao, Y. Y. (2017). The influence of supply chain quality management practices on quality performance: an empirical investigation. Supply Chain Management, 22(2), 122-144. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-08-2016-0286

© 2017, © Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The extant literature highlights the notable lack of a consensus among operations and supply chain management scholars regarding the theoretical underpinnings and associated empirical evidence for the pe... Read More about The influence of supply chain quality management practices on quality performance: an empirical investigation.

Inherited organizational performance? The perceptions of generation Y on the influence of leadership styles (2017)
Journal Article
Lottermoser, B., Nazarian, A., Soares, A., & Lottermoser, T. (2017). Inherited organizational performance? The perceptions of generation Y on the influence of leadership styles. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 38(8), 1078-1094. https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-05-2016-0119

© 2017, © Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Leadership has a major impact on organizational performance (Agle et al., 2006; Felfe and Schyns, 2004; Peterson et al., 2003). However, results are still conflicting regarding these effects and research... Read More about Inherited organizational performance? The perceptions of generation Y on the influence of leadership styles.

Internal market orientation and work-family balance in family businesses (2016)
Journal Article
Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., Vallespín, M., & González Porras, J. (2016). Internal market orientation and work-family balance in family businesses. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejfb.2016.06.002

This research paper aims at investigating the importance of work–family balance (WFB) on family businesses from Andalusia (Spain) and its impact on job satisfaction and employees’ commitment. The research objectives are twofold: (1) to classify compa... Read More about Internal market orientation and work-family balance in family businesses.

Servitization and co-opetition in the pharmaceutical distribution: Back to basics? (2016)
Journal Article
Ruizalba, J., Soares, A., & Morales, J. (2016). Servitization and co-opetition in the pharmaceutical distribution: Back to basics?

This paper discusses how the pharmaceutical distribution sector as evolved in the past decades and the role of servitization in an ever changing market led by big players. An empirical analysis was conducted on Portuguese and Spanish distributors whi... Read More about Servitization and co-opetition in the pharmaceutical distribution: Back to basics?.

The influence of inter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management: A Survey of UK firms
Journal Article
Soares, A., Soltani, E., & Liao, Y. (in press). The influence of inter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management: A Survey of UK firms

Claims of the association between inter-firm relationships and the successful implementation of Supply Chain Quality Management (SCQM) practices have been long discussed in the literature. Nevertheless, these assumptions lack consistent empirical sup... Read More about The influence of inter-firm relationships on supply chain quality management: A Survey of UK firms.

Ethical purchasing behaviour in retail: Food versus clothes
Journal Article
Aldous, R., & Soares, A. (in press). Ethical purchasing behaviour in retail: Food versus clothes

Ethical values and purchasing intentions held by consumers often do not match to their ethical purchasing behaviour, a concept referred to as the ethical purchasing gap. This research project investigates UK consumers ethical purchasing behaviour in... Read More about Ethical purchasing behaviour in retail: Food versus clothes.


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