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Pandemi Sonrası Liderlik ve İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi Stratejileri (2022)
Book Chapter
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Guneri-Cangarli, B., & Atabay, G. (2022). Pandemi Sonrası Liderlik ve İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi Stratejileri. In Zor Zamanlarda Şirket Stratejileri : Pandemi ve Krizlerle Başa Çıkabilmek (17-48). Hümanist Yayıncılık: Hümanist Kitap Yayincilik

“That was a pretty serious jump”: Feelings of ambivalence and complexity of arts-based educators in online environments (2022)
Other
Kars-Unluoglu, S., & Guneri-Cangarli, B. (2022). “That was a pretty serious jump”: Feelings of ambivalence and complexity of arts-based educators in online environments. [https://aldinhe.ac.uk/that-was-a-pretty-serious-jump-feelings-of-ambivalence-and-complexity-of-arts-based-educators-in-online-environments/]. Online blog post

Arts-based methods which traditionally rely on engagement with material artefacts (e.g. LEGO® bricks, finger puppets, craft materials) have been on the rise in management learning and teaching. However, COVID-19 has challenged educators to adapt thes... Read More about “That was a pretty serious jump”: Feelings of ambivalence and complexity of arts-based educators in online environments.

Narrative practicing of the meaning of work: The gender we think and talk (2022)
Book Chapter
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Guneri-Cangarli, B., & Gaggiotti, H. (2022). Narrative practicing of the meaning of work: The gender we think and talk. In Eastern Perspectives on Women’s Roles and Advancement in Business (1-27). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-8742-3

This chapter shows how gender asymmetry is produced through narrative practices. By analyzing the work-life narratives of 14 men and 14 women working in a variety of occupations ranging from personal care to finance, from crafts to health, from creat... Read More about Narrative practicing of the meaning of work: The gender we think and talk.

Unleading during a pandemic: Scrutinising leadership and its impact in a state of exception (2022)
Journal Article
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Jarvis, C., & Gaggiotti, H. (2022). Unleading during a pandemic: Scrutinising leadership and its impact in a state of exception. Leadership, 18(2), 277-297. https://doi.org/10.1177/17427150211063382

Characterising COVID-19 pandemic as a ‘state of exception’, we might expect great hero models of leadership to come to the fore. Instead, drawing on a thematic analysis of 246 news articles, this paper illustrates something different: communities, co... Read More about Unleading during a pandemic: Scrutinising leadership and its impact in a state of exception.

Is it all in the mindset? Team coaching, psychological capital and the collaborative development of an entrepreneurial mindset (2021)
Book Chapter
Jarvis, C., Gaggiotti, H., & Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2022). Is it all in the mindset? Team coaching, psychological capital and the collaborative development of an entrepreneurial mindset. In E. Vettraino, & B. Urzelai (Eds.), Team Academy: Leadership and Teams. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

The changing nature of work attaches greater significance, by organisations, entrepreneurs and students alike, to the development of entrepreneurial capacities, with growing interest in entrepreneurial mindset and psychological capital (self-efficacy... Read More about Is it all in the mindset? Team coaching, psychological capital and the collaborative development of an entrepreneurial mindset.

In praise of holistic scholarship: A collective essay in memory of Mark Easterby-Smith (2021)
Journal Article
Robinson, S., Contu, A., Elliott, C., Gagnon, S., Antonacopoulou, E., Bogolyubov, P., …Vera, D. (2022). In praise of holistic scholarship: A collective essay in memory of Mark Easterby-Smith. Management Learning, 53(2), 363-385. https://doi.org/10.1177/13505076211032207

This collective essay was born out of a desire to honor and remember Professor Mark Easterby-Smith, a founder of the Management Learning community. To do this, we invited community members to share their experiences of working with Mark. The resultin... Read More about In praise of holistic scholarship: A collective essay in memory of Mark Easterby-Smith.

Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System OD Collaborative: Review of evidence & literature (2021)
Report
Bolden, R., Sheffield, R., Kars-Unluoglu, S., Roberts, M., & Jarvis, C. (2021). Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System OD Collaborative: Review of evidence & literature. NHS East Midlands Leadership Academy

This document presents outcomes of a review of theory, research, policy and practice (nationally and internationally) completed as part of scoping work for the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS) Organisation Development (OD)... Read More about Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System OD Collaborative: Review of evidence & literature.

Narratives of entrepreneurship: A video-game rhetorical epic? (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Gaggiotti, H., & Jarvis, C. (2021, August). Narratives of entrepreneurship: A video-game rhetorical epic?. Paper presented at BAM 2021 Conference, Online

In this paper we explore stories mobilised by budding entrepreneurs in the creation and maintenance of an entrepreneurial identity. We explore how budding entrepreneurs, studying on an undergraduate, project-based, practice-led entrepreneurship degre... Read More about Narratives of entrepreneurship: A video-game rhetorical epic?.

Emotional foundations of capability development: An exploration in the SME context (2021)
Journal Article
Kars-Unluoglu, S., & Kevill, A. (2021). Emotional foundations of capability development: An exploration in the SME context. Journal of Management and Organization, 27(4), 674-693. https://doi.org/10.1017/jmo.2020.38

Research uncovering the behavioural and cognitive foundations of capability development has gained traction in recent years. However, the emotional foundations of capability development have not been adequately addressed. This is an important gap; if... Read More about Emotional foundations of capability development: An exploration in the SME context.

Dynamic managerial capabilities in micro-enterprises: Stability, vulnerability and the role of managerial time allocation (2020)
Journal Article
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Kevill, A., Trehan, K., & Harrington, S. (2021). Dynamic managerial capabilities in micro-enterprises: Stability, vulnerability and the role of managerial time allocation. International Small Business Journal, 39(6), 507-531. https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242620970473

This article analyses how dynamic capabilities are enacted in micro-enterprises and what role different parties and managerial time allocation play in this enactment. Drawing upon three in-depth case studies of micro-enterprises, we make three theore... Read More about Dynamic managerial capabilities in micro-enterprises: Stability, vulnerability and the role of managerial time allocation.

Unleadership (2020)
Book Chapter
Jarvis, C., Gaggiotti, H., & Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2020). Unleadership. In Life after COVID-19: The Other Side of Crisis. Bristol: Bristol University Press

Escaping silence: A communities of practice view on learning from innovation in the health sector (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Jarvis, C., & Sheffield, R. (2019, April). Escaping silence: A communities of practice view on learning from innovation in the health sector. Paper presented at OLKC 2019

This article contributes to our understanding of the power of communities of practice (CoPs) to move innovation forward in organisations illustrating how managers, armed with the benefits of collaborating and sharing ideas on practices of innovation... Read More about Escaping silence: A communities of practice view on learning from innovation in the health sector.

Functional spaces for team working (2019)
Journal Article
Kars, S., & Shortt, H. (2019). Functional spaces for team working

With an increased focus on flexible working practices, employers need to be conscious of creating an environment which enhances learning, creativity and knowledge transfer so when teams do come together, they are in the best environment to achieve ma... Read More about Functional spaces for team working.

Ryan E. Smerek, Organizational learning and performance: The science and practice of building a learning culture (2018)
Journal Article
Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2019). Ryan E. Smerek, Organizational learning and performance: The science and practice of building a learning culture. Management Learning, 50(5), 632-635. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507618779153

This is a book review of Ryan E. Smerek, Organizational Learning and Performance: The Science and Practice of Building a Learning Culture, Oxford University Press: New York, NY, 2018; 190 pp., ISBN: 978019064837-4, $45

Healthy returns: Leadership learning and innovation climate in the UK health sector (2017)
Journal Article
Jarvis, C., Kars-Unluoglu, S., & Sheffield, R. (2017). Healthy returns: Leadership learning and innovation climate in the UK health sector

Sir Ian Carruthers’ (2011) report for the Department of Health entitled ‘Innovation, Health and Wealth’ highlighted a pressing need for the NHS to improve its capacity for innovation to deal with growing demand and shrinking/static budgets, a challen... Read More about Healthy returns: Leadership learning and innovation climate in the UK health sector.

Kafka and the experience of innovation in bureaucratic organisations (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Jarvis, C., & Sheffield, R. (2017, July). Kafka and the experience of innovation in bureaucratic organisations. Presented at 35th Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism

Different theories and models of innovation compete for legitimacy and popularity. Despite variations, all offer a pro-innovation bias, implying that some kind of innovation system that enables them to try fast, fail often and small, learn quickly an... Read More about Kafka and the experience of innovation in bureaucratic organisations.

Affective foundations of capability development: An exploration in an SME context (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S., & Kevill, A. (2017, July). Affective foundations of capability development: An exploration in an SME context. Paper presented at 33rd EGOS Colloquium

The behavioural and cognitive foundations underpinning the evolution of organisations through capability development has gained traction in recent years. However, the affective foundations of capability development have not been adequately addressed.... Read More about Affective foundations of capability development: An exploration in an SME context.

How do we educate future innovation managers? Insights on innovation education in MBA syllabi (2016)
Journal Article
Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2016). How do we educate future innovation managers? Insights on innovation education in MBA syllabi. Innovation: Management, Policy and Practice, 18(1), 74-98. https://doi.org/10.1080/14479338.2016.1187077

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Innovation education is regarded as a critical area in most business schools. This growing importance is partly a strategic response to managing in a knowledge-driven competitive environ... Read More about How do we educate future innovation managers? Insights on innovation education in MBA syllabi.

Dynamic capabilities as ‘becoming’: Implications from learning theories (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2015, July). Dynamic capabilities as ‘becoming’: Implications from learning theories. Paper presented at EGOS 2015 Conference

This paper challenges the traditional understanding of dynamic capabilities as firm-level resources suitable for volatile environments to extend our understanding of dynamic capabilities by incorporating learning and behavioural theories of organisat... Read More about Dynamic capabilities as ‘becoming’: Implications from learning theories.