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How do knowledge brokers work? Implications for policy and practice in the case of WERS. (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Drew, H., Ritchie, F., & King, A. (2013, December). How do knowledge brokers work? Implications for policy and practice in the case of WERS. Paper presented at 3rd International COSINUS ‘Innovation Systems and the new role of Universities’

The paper highlights the successful role played by knowledge brokers in bridging the gap between research and policy development. Drawing on the work of Oldham and McLean (1997) on the role of knowledge brokers, the paper identifies that intermediari... Read More about How do knowledge brokers work? Implications for policy and practice in the case of WERS..

Using corporate stories to build the corporate brand: An impression management perspective (2013)
Journal Article
Spear, S., & Roper, S. (2013). Using corporate stories to build the corporate brand: An impression management perspective. Journal of Product and Brand Management, 22(7), 491-501. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPBM-09-2013-0387

Purpose: A recent area of academic interest within corporate branding and reputation is the use of storytelling in order to differentiate the corporate brand, however there is little empirical research exploring the contents of corporate stories, and... Read More about Using corporate stories to build the corporate brand: An impression management perspective.

Internet shopping and internet banking in sequence: An explanatory case study (2013)
Journal Article
Patsiotis, A. G., Webber, D. J., & Hughes, T. (2013). Internet shopping and internet banking in sequence: An explanatory case study. Journal of Financial Services Marketing, 18(4), 285-300. https://doi.org/10.1057/fsm.2013.22

Adoption of Internet banking often follows on from usage of Internet shopping, but policies to increase Internet banking use typically ignore this ordering. This article presents a case study that underscores this sequence of Internet service adoptio... Read More about Internet shopping and internet banking in sequence: An explanatory case study.

Change management in the public sector: The use of cross-functional teams (2013)
Journal Article
Piercy, N., Phillips, W., & Lewis, M. (2013). Change management in the public sector: The use of cross-functional teams. Production Planning and Control, 24(10-11), 976-987. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2012.666913

Adoption of change management best practices continues to be offered as a route towards improved cost, quality and productivity of public services. These approaches are predominantly drawn from private sector research and their application by the pub... Read More about Change management in the public sector: The use of cross-functional teams.

Evaluation in management education: A visual approach to drawing out emotion in student learning (2013)
Journal Article
Ward, J., & Shortt, H. (2013). Evaluation in management education: A visual approach to drawing out emotion in student learning. Management Learning, 44(5), 435-452. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507612459169

This article introduces a confluent method of evaluation from the qualitative paradigm that encourages student feedback via a sensory route, namely, participant-produced drawings. Through a phenomenological qualitative inquiry carried out at a UK uni... Read More about Evaluation in management education: A visual approach to drawing out emotion in student learning.

Scared stiff? The effectiveness of threat appeals in counseling services advertising to high-anxiety students (2013)
Journal Article
Ashill, N. J., Carruthers, J., Krisjanous, J., Ashill, N., & Eccarius, K. (2013). Scared stiff? The effectiveness of threat appeals in counseling services advertising to high-anxiety students. Psychology and Marketing, 30(10), 874-890. https://doi.org/10.1002/mar.20652

This exploratory study proposes and tests a theoretical model that analyzes threat appeals in regard to their effectiveness for high-anxiety students, one of the major target groups for counseling services. In particular, affective and cognitive resp... Read More about Scared stiff? The effectiveness of threat appeals in counseling services advertising to high-anxiety students.

Give me the answer: The paradox of dependency in management learning (2013)
Journal Article
Gosling, J., & Case, P. (2013). Give me the answer: The paradox of dependency in management learning

The paradox of dependency arises when learners must become dependent in order to enhance independence. This double bind often excites demands for ‘quick fixes’ to reassure both students and staff that the dependent relationship can be fruitful. But t... Read More about Give me the answer: The paradox of dependency in management learning.

Whither our future global managers? The moderating effect of organization context on ethical intent in international business (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Alexander, E. A. (2013, September). Whither our future global managers? The moderating effect of organization context on ethical intent in international business. Paper presented at The 33rd Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, September 28 - October 1, 2013

This paper examines how proximal versus distal effects in an organization setting prevail as moderating influences on ethical judgments and intentions. The paper proposes three dimensions of ethical decision-making in international business (moral eq... Read More about Whither our future global managers? The moderating effect of organization context on ethical intent in international business.

Social innovation in practice: The role of relationships in developing, acquiring and utilising dynamic capabilities in social enterprises (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., & Lee, H. (2013, September). Social innovation in practice: The role of relationships in developing, acquiring and utilising dynamic capabilities in social enterprises. Paper presented at Briitish Academy of Management Conference 2013

In a constantly changing environment social enterprises (SEs) need to utilise dynamic capabilities in their pursuit of social innovation. Addressing the ‘double bottom line’ of both social and financial goals, alongside managing the challenge of fluc... Read More about Social innovation in practice: The role of relationships in developing, acquiring and utilising dynamic capabilities in social enterprises.

Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Phillips, W., & Kapletia, D. (2013, September). Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference

Outsourcing has been commonly practised within the private sector for decades and the outsourcing of publically provided services is becoming evermore prevalent as the pulic sector responds to the need to bring about ‘more for less’. Despite this pre... Read More about Evaluating the benefits of outsourcing: The case of UK higher education institutions.

Social dreaming and ecocentric ethics: Sources of non-rational insight in the face of climate change catastrophe (2013)
Journal Article
Gosling, J., & Case, P. (2013). Social dreaming and ecocentric ethics: Sources of non-rational insight in the face of climate change catastrophe. Organization, 20(5), 705-721. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508413489814

The article considers the role of dreams as social, rather than individual, phenomena and suggests that as such they may serve as resources for 'future imaginings' with respect to potentially devastating consequences of climate change (and other tran... Read More about Social dreaming and ecocentric ethics: Sources of non-rational insight in the face of climate change catastrophe.

Female employment, labour market institutions and gender culture in Portugal (2013)
Journal Article
Tavora, I., & Rubery, J. (2013). Female employment, labour market institutions and gender culture in Portugal. European Journal of Industrial Relations, 19(3), 221-237. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959680113493374

This article explores the exceptional characteristics of female employment in Portugal, drawing on comparative and historical analysis to reveal the emergence of a dual-earner family model. This involved low-wage full-time work for both men and women... Read More about Female employment, labour market institutions and gender culture in Portugal.

Trade Union Approaches towards the ICE Regulations: Defensive Realism or Missed Opportunity? (2013)
Journal Article
Hall, M., Purcell, J., Terry, M., Hutchinson, S., & Parker, J. (2015). Trade Union Approaches towards the ICE Regulations: Defensive Realism or Missed Opportunity?. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 53(2), 350-375. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjir.12033

© John Wiley & Sons Ltd/London School of Economics 2013. Reflecting debates about whether statutory workforce-wide consultation arrangements are likely to undermine or underpin trade union representation, unions' approaches towards the UK's Informa... Read More about Trade Union Approaches towards the ICE Regulations: Defensive Realism or Missed Opportunity?.

Founder’s multiple identities of Swedish business owners with athlete background in entrepreneurial opportunity recognition process (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Evansluong, Q. (2013, August). Founder’s multiple identities of Swedish business owners with athlete background in entrepreneurial opportunity recognition process. Paper presented at McGill International Entrepreneurship Conference 2013

The phenomenon of people having the same background, education, professional experience and prior knowledge recognizing the same entrepreneurial opportunities and establishing same types of businesses in the same industry seem to be quite popular. Fo... Read More about Founder’s multiple identities of Swedish business owners with athlete background in entrepreneurial opportunity recognition process.

Global coaching: An integrated approach for long-lasting results (2013)
Journal Article
Mangion-Thornley, K. (2013). Global coaching: An integrated approach for long-lasting results. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 11(2), 124-126. https://doi.org/10.24384/IJEBCM/11/2

This review examines Rosinksi's integrated approach to global coaching (2010). How can coaching support global leaders to face complexity in an interconnected world? How can it contribute to make an impact at a global level? Building on his research... Read More about Global coaching: An integrated approach for long-lasting results.

Short run reaction to news announcements: UK evidence (2013)
Journal Article
Tucker, J., Guermat, C., & Prasert, S. (2013). Short run reaction to news announcements: UK evidence

In this paper we aim to investigate the behaviour of returns around corporate news announcements. The motivation of the paper is that neither the broad classification of news into “good” and “bad” in many previous studies, nor the focus on only one n... Read More about Short run reaction to news announcements: UK evidence.