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Cultivating strategic foresight in practice: A relational perspective (2016)
Journal Article
Sarpong, D., & Maclean, M. (2016). Cultivating strategic foresight in practice: A relational perspective. Journal of Business Research, 69(8), 2812-2820. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.12.050

Drawing on relationalism as a theoretical lens, we examine how normative organizing structures, rights and authority relationships influence the cultivation of strategic foresight among organizational members lower down the organizational hierarchy.... Read More about Cultivating strategic foresight in practice: A relational perspective.

Exploring the opportunity to improve SCM in farmer-supplier relationships in emerging economies (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Prabhakar, G. P. (2016, November). Exploring the opportunity to improve SCM in farmer-supplier relationships in emerging economies. Presented at Developing Legal Research Networks around AgriTechnology and Agricultural Multifunctionality in Brazil and the United Kingdom, Passo Fundo, Brazil

This paper explores the possibility to provide a platform or a framework to the small and medium producers and often times less organized agricultural farmers’ in developing nations which can help them choose the most appropriate buyer for their prod... Read More about Exploring the opportunity to improve SCM in farmer-supplier relationships in emerging economies.

Bristol and Bath by Design; To understand the economic and cultural value of design in the Bristol and Bath region (2016)
Report
Parraman, C., Ellen, H., Parry, G., Webber, D., Dovey, J., Rose, K., …Lewis, V. (2016). Bristol and Bath by Design; To understand the economic and cultural value of design in the Bristol and Bath region

The aim of the project was to collect data on design companies in the Bristol and Bath region, and to gain a better understanding of the economic and cultural value of the design-led sector. To do this, our primary research was to develop a range... Read More about Bristol and Bath by Design; To understand the economic and cultural value of design in the Bristol and Bath region.

Utilising biographical narrative interpretive methods: Rich perspectives on union learning journeys and learner motivations (2016)
Journal Article
Ross, C., & Moore, S. (2016). Utilising biographical narrative interpretive methods: Rich perspectives on union learning journeys and learner motivations. Journal of Education and Work, 29(4), 450-469. https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2014.978273

This article explores the use of Biographical Narrative Interpretive Methods (BNIM) in research on motivations for trade union learning. Our use of BNIM – a new methodological approach for us – was intended to test our own research practice in an eff... Read More about Utilising biographical narrative interpretive methods: Rich perspectives on union learning journeys and learner motivations.

Estimating the ecological, economic and social impacts of ocean acidification and warming on UK fisheries (2016)
Journal Article
Austen, M. C., Flynn, K. J., Pope, E. C., Cheung, W. W., Queirós, A. M., Fernandes, J. A., …Barange, M. (2017). Estimating the ecological, economic and social impacts of ocean acidification and warming on UK fisheries. Fish and Fisheries, 18(3), 389-411. https://doi.org/10.1111/faf.12183

© 2016 The Authors. Fish and Fisheries Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Assessments of the combined ecological impacts of ocean acidification and warming (OAW) and their social and economic consequences can help develop adaptive and responsive m... Read More about Estimating the ecological, economic and social impacts of ocean acidification and warming on UK fisheries.

Making Projects Critical 15 years on: A retrospective reflection (2001-2016) (2016)
Journal Article
Hodgson, D., & Cicmil, S. (2016). Making Projects Critical 15 years on: A retrospective reflection (2001-2016). International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 9(4), 744-751. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMPB-10-2015-0105

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to review the formation and evolution of the “Making Projects Critical” movement in project management research. Design/methodology/approach Retrospective and discursive paper. Findings Reflections on ten... Read More about Making Projects Critical 15 years on: A retrospective reflection (2001-2016).

Conversations in search of audiences: Prospects and challenges of marketing UK’s postgraduate higher education using social media (2016)
Book Chapter
Mitra, A., & Qi, B. (2016). Conversations in search of audiences: Prospects and challenges of marketing UK’s postgraduate higher education using social media. In A. C. Simintiras, S. Al-Sharhan, N. P. Rana, E. L. Slade, M. Clement, M. Janssen, …Y. K. Dwivedi (Eds.), Social Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Proceedings of the 15th IFIP WG 6.11 Conference on e-Business, e-Services, and e-SocietyTaylor and Francis

It is no surprise that there are serious disparities between the rhetoric of education and the realities of education. Marketing of university curricula is a challenge that is increasingly becoming a difficult proposition as advances in social media... Read More about Conversations in search of audiences: Prospects and challenges of marketing UK’s postgraduate higher education using social media.

Emotional intelligence and British expatriates’ cross-cultural adjustment in international construction projects (2016)
Journal Article
Oyedele, L. O., Konanahalli, A., & Oyedele, L. (2016). Emotional intelligence and British expatriates’ cross-cultural adjustment in international construction projects. Construction Management and Economics, 34(11), 751-768. https://doi.org/10.1080/01446193.2016.1213399

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Today’s internationalized business demands global mindset, intercultural sensitivity and the ability to skilfully negotiate through cross-cultural interactions. Therefore, the overall ai... Read More about Emotional intelligence and British expatriates’ cross-cultural adjustment in international construction projects.

Technological capabilities, resilience capabilities and organizational effectiveness (2016)
Journal Article
Perez-Arostegui, M., Bustinza, O. F., Vendrell-Herrero, F., Perez-Arostegui, M., & Parry, G. (2019). Technological capabilities, resilience capabilities and organizational effectiveness. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30(8), 1370-1392. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2016.1216878

© 2016, © 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Previous research has defined resilience as a desirable characteristic for an organization and its members to possess when circumstances adversely change. Resilience is analysed... Read More about Technological capabilities, resilience capabilities and organizational effectiveness.

Risk and (un)reliability in child protection and safeguarding (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Devine, L., & Parker, S. (2016, July). Risk and (un)reliability in child protection and safeguarding. Paper presented at Public Debate 21 July 2016 : Is our child protection system too risk adverse?

This paper is a summary of evidence given by the expert panel at the Public engagement event held at Bristol Family Justice Centre, 21st July 2016. This event debated the motion ‘Is the child protection system too risk adverse?’ The expert panel con... Read More about Risk and (un)reliability in child protection and safeguarding.

Big Data in the construction industry: A review of present status, opportunities, and future trends (2016)
Journal Article
Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, S. O., Oyedele, L. O., Bilal, M., Oyedele, L., Qadir, J., …Pasha, M. (2016). Big Data in the construction industry: A review of present status, opportunities, and future trends. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 30(3), 500-521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2016.07.001

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd The ability to process large amounts of data and to extract useful insights from data has revolutionised society. This phenomenon—dubbed as Big Data—has applications for a wide assortment of industries, including the construction... Read More about Big Data in the construction industry: A review of present status, opportunities, and future trends.

Characterizing the Linguistic Chameleon: Personal and Social Correlates of Linguistic Style Accommodation (2016)
Journal Article
Muir, K., Joinson, A., Cotterill, R., & Dewdney, N. (2016). Characterizing the Linguistic Chameleon: Personal and Social Correlates of Linguistic Style Accommodation. Human Communication Research, 42(3), 462-484. https://doi.org/10.1111/hcre.12083

© 2016 International Communication Association Linguistic style accommodation between conversationalists is associated with positive social outcomes. We examine social power and personality as factors driving the occurrence of linguistic style accomm... Read More about Characterizing the Linguistic Chameleon: Personal and Social Correlates of Linguistic Style Accommodation.

Servitization, digitization and supply chain interdependency (2016)
Journal Article
Vendrell-Herrero, F., Bustinza, O. F., Parry, G., & Georgantzis, N. (2017). Servitization, digitization and supply chain interdependency. Industrial Marketing Management, 60, 69-81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2016.06.013

© 2016 The Author(s) This study draws on literature at the intersection of servitization, digital business models and supply chain management. Work empirically explores how digital disruption has affected Business-to-Business (B2B) interdependencies.... Read More about Servitization, digitization and supply chain interdependency.

e-Leadership through strategic alignment: An empirical study of small- and medium-sized enterprises in the digital age (2016)
Journal Article
Li, W., Liu, K., Belitski, M., O'Regan, N., & Ghobadian, A. (2016). e-Leadership through strategic alignment: An empirical study of small- and medium-sized enterprises in the digital age. Journal of Information Technology, 31(2), 185-206. https://doi.org/10.1057/jit.2016.10

© 2016 JIT Palgrave Macmillan. Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play an important role in the European economy. A critical challenge faced by SME leaders, as a consequence of the continuing digital technology revolution, is how to optimally... Read More about e-Leadership through strategic alignment: An empirical study of small- and medium-sized enterprises in the digital age.

An existential hermeneutic philosophical approach to project management (2016)
Journal Article
Rolfe, B., Segal, S., & Cicmil, S. (2016). An existential hermeneutic philosophical approach to project management. Project Management Journal, 47(3), 48-62

The philosophies of Martin Heidegger and Richard Rorty are used to redescribe the fundamental assumptions underpinning project management. Rather than viewing project management as merely a science, the significance and value of philosophy for projec... Read More about An existential hermeneutic philosophical approach to project management.

Absence management of migrant agency workers in the food manufacturing sector (2016)
Journal Article
Hopkins, B., Dawson, C., & Veliziotis, M. (2016). Absence management of migrant agency workers in the food manufacturing sector. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27(10), 1082-1100. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2015.1053961

© 2015 Taylor & Francis. Temporary workers in low-skilled roles often experience ‘hard’ HRM practices, for example the use of the Bradford Factor to monitor absence, rather than using incentives to reward attendance. However, this peripheral workfo... Read More about Absence management of migrant agency workers in the food manufacturing sector.

Innovation, energy efficiency, & sustainable development: A strategic shift from linear to non-linear models of development (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Prabhakar, G. P. (2016, May). Innovation, energy efficiency, & sustainable development: A strategic shift from linear to non-linear models of development. Presented at Sustainable Development - Exploring Energy Efficiency Opportunities through Supply Chain and Operations Innovation

We need to realise that developing/emerging economies don’t have to copy the models/ routes adopted and proposed by the developed countries. Existing models may have become redundant, obsolete and inapplicable to the new world economies.

Bridging the gap between energy and the environment (2016)
Journal Article
Holland, R. A., Scott, K., Hinton, E. D., Austen, M. C., Barrett, J., Beaumont, N., …Taylor, G. (2016). Bridging the gap between energy and the environment. Energy Policy, 92, 181-189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2016.01.037

© 2016 The Authors. Meeting the world's energy demand is a major challenge for society over the coming century. To identify the most sustainable energy pathways to meet this demand, analysis of energy systems on which policy is based must move beyond... Read More about Bridging the gap between energy and the environment.

Towards conceptualizing reverse service supply chains (2016)
Journal Article
O’Regan, N., He, Q., Ghobadian, A., Gallear, D., Beh, L. S., & O'Regan, N. (2016). Towards conceptualizing reverse service supply chains. Supply Chain Management, 21(2), 166-179. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-01-2015-0035

© 2016, © Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose – Recognizing the heterogeneity of services, this paper aims to clarify the characteristics of forward and the corresponding reverse supply chains of different services. Design/methodology/approach... Read More about Towards conceptualizing reverse service supply chains.

Second-life retailing: a reverse supply chain perspective (2016)
Journal Article
O’Regan, N., Beh, L. S., Ghobadian, A., He, Q., Gallear, D., & O'Regan, N. (2016). Second-life retailing: a reverse supply chain perspective. Supply Chain Management, 21(2), 259-272. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-07-2015-0296

© 2016, © Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose – The authors examine the role of entrepreneurial business models in the reverse supply chain of apparel/fashion retailers. The purpose of this paper is to offer an alternative approach to the “retu... Read More about Second-life retailing: a reverse supply chain perspective.


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