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‘Big data analytics’ for construction firms insolvency prediction models (2017)
Thesis
Alaka, H. A. ‘Big data analytics’ for construction firms insolvency prediction models. (Thesis). University of the West of England

In a pioneering effort, this study is the first to develop a construction firms insolvency prediction model (CF-IPM) with Big Data Analytics (BDA); combine qualitative and quantitative variables; advanced artificial intelligence tools such as Random... Read More about ‘Big data analytics’ for construction firms insolvency prediction models.

Mandatory and voluntary disclosures in GCC listed firms (2017)
Thesis
Boshnak, H. Mandatory and voluntary disclosures in GCC listed firms. (Thesis). University of the West of England

The aim of this study is to investigate empirically the extent of mandatory disclosure with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and the level of voluntary disclosure by firms in the Gulf Co-Operation Council (GCC) member states — name... Read More about Mandatory and voluntary disclosures in GCC listed firms.

Business-to-Business Marekting (2017)
Book
Brennan, R., Canning, L., & McDowell, R. (2017). Business-to-Business Marekting. Sage

Written from a European perspective, this comprehensive yet concise text covers both the theory and practice of global business-to-business (b2) marketing. New to the 4th edition: 'Scenario' boxes provide reflective decision-based scenarios for stu... Read More about Business-to-Business Marekting.

The "constitutionalisation" of French environmental law under the 2004 Environmental Charter (2017)
Book Chapter
Dadomo, C. (2017). The "constitutionalisation" of French environmental law under the 2004 Environmental Charter. In E. Daly, L. Kotze, J. May, & C. Soyapi (Eds.), New Frontiers in Environmental Constitutionalism, 146-159. UNEP

Promised by President Chirac during the 2002 campaign for the Presidential elections, the Environmental Charter has become the third branch of the French 1958 Constitution. It has been incorporated alongside the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man... Read More about The "constitutionalisation" of French environmental law under the 2004 Environmental Charter.

Leading with limited knowledge: An application of the theory of complex responsive processes of relating to leadership practice (2017)
Thesis
Hay, R. A. Leading with limited knowledge: An application of the theory of complex responsive processes of relating to leadership practice. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Previously examining toxicity I’d concluded attempts to address it typically focus on behaviours, tackling symptoms, not the causes. Seeking causes I came across Stacey’s (Stacey, R.D., 2007, Strategic management and organisational dynamics: the cha... Read More about Leading with limited knowledge: An application of the theory of complex responsive processes of relating to leadership practice.

A well-being framework for impact evaluation: The case of the UK offshore wind industry (2017)
Journal Article
Hattam, C., Hooper, T., & Papathanasopoulou, E. (2017). A well-being framework for impact evaluation: The case of the UK offshore wind industry. Marine Policy, 78, 122-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.10.024

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Growing levels of energy consumption and concern over the environmental consequences of energy production are leading to an increased investment in renewable energy generation. Despite an important relationship between energy prod... Read More about A well-being framework for impact evaluation: The case of the UK offshore wind industry.

Responsible education in a complex context of sustainable development: Co-creating a pedagogic framework for participatory reflection and action (2017)
Book Chapter
Cicmil, S., Ecclestone, R., & Collins, K. (2017). Responsible education in a complex context of sustainable development: Co-creating a pedagogic framework for participatory reflection and action. In M. Gudić, T. K. Tan, & P. M. Flynn (Eds.), Beyond the Bottom Line: Integrating Sustainability into Business and Management PracticeGreenleaf

The central premise of this chapter is to offer a conceptual framework for making sense of the sustainability agenda in an educational environment from multiple perspectives. The focus is on the complex interface between the global ecological crisis... Read More about Responsible education in a complex context of sustainable development: Co-creating a pedagogic framework for participatory reflection and action.

The wisdom of conversations: Existential Hermeneutic Phenomenology (EHP) for project managers (2017)
Journal Article
Rolfe, B., Segal, S., & Cicmil, S. (2017). The wisdom of conversations: Existential Hermeneutic Phenomenology (EHP) for project managers. International Journal of Project Management, 35(5), 739-748. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.03.002

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd, APM and IPMA This paper introduces Existential Hermeneutic Phenomenology (EHP) as an approach to reflecting on and studying the lived experience of project management practice. We argue that an EHP way of being is an effective ap... Read More about The wisdom of conversations: Existential Hermeneutic Phenomenology (EHP) for project managers.

Design, procurement and construction strategies for minimizing waste in construction projects (2017)
Thesis
Ajayi, S. Design, procurement and construction strategies for minimizing waste in construction projects. (Thesis). University of the West of England

The construction industry contributes the largest portion of waste to landfill, and it consumes a significant proportion of mineral resources excavated from nature. Due to adverse environmental impacts of waste generation, as well as financial gains... Read More about Design, procurement and construction strategies for minimizing waste in construction projects.

Financial crisis and digital currencies (2017)
Book Chapter
Chambers-Jones, C. (2017). Financial crisis and digital currencies. In N. Ryder, U. Turksen, & J. Tucker (Eds.), The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy ResponsesRoutledge

Digital currencies are mainly known for their part in illegal activities such as money laundering or terrorist financing. However, the purpose of this chapter is to explore whether digital currencies could have a potential benefit for countries who a... Read More about Financial crisis and digital currencies.

The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy Responses (2017)
Book
Ryder, N., Turksen, U., & Tucker, J. (2017). The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy Responses. Routledge

In September 2007, the collapse of the United States (US) sub-prime mortgage market resulted in the global meltdown of the financial markets. This in turn led to the collapse of many international financial institutions including Northern Rock, Brad... Read More about The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy Responses.

Influences of immigrants from emerging economies and developing countries on immigrant entrepreneurship in Sweden (2017)
Book Chapter
Evansluong, Q. (2017). Influences of immigrants from emerging economies and developing countries on immigrant entrepreneurship in Sweden. In M. Ramirez-Pasillas, E. Brundin, & M. Markowska (Eds.), Contextualizing Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies and Developing Countries, 316-328. Edward Elgar

Recently, immigrant entrepreneurship has earned more attention in countries which are not popular destinations for migration such as Norway, Denmark and Sweden. This chapter presents a literature review on influences of immigrants from emerging econo... Read More about Influences of immigrants from emerging economies and developing countries on immigrant entrepreneurship in Sweden.

Engendering executive reflexivity: A multi-perspective executive coach competency (2017)
Thesis
Gilhespy, H. Engendering executive reflexivity: A multi-perspective executive coach competency. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This study seeks to present an original contribution to the theorisation of executive coach competencies. A set of competencies which belong to the category engendering executive reflexivity were identified as being evident across a sub-group of exec... Read More about Engendering executive reflexivity: A multi-perspective executive coach competency.

The financial crisis and financial crime in the United Kingdom: A critical analysis of the response by Financial Regulatory Agencies (2017)
Journal Article
Ryder, N. (2017). The financial crisis and financial crime in the United Kingdom: A critical analysis of the response by Financial Regulatory Agencies. Company Lawyer, 38(1), 4-14

A previously unattributed factor that contributed towards the most recent financial crisis is financial crime. However, it is important to note and accept that financial crime was not the sole and only cause of the financial crisis. For example, it... Read More about The financial crisis and financial crime in the United Kingdom: A critical analysis of the response by Financial Regulatory Agencies.

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).


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