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The evolution of business models of information and communication technology suppliers (2020)
Journal Article
Stone, M., Aravopoulou, E., Stott, R., Parnell, B. D., Machtynger, J., Foss, B., & Machtynger, L. (in press). The evolution of business models of information and communication technology suppliers. Bottom Line, https://doi.org/10.1108/bl-08-2020-0051

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to show how the business model of the information and communications technology (ICT) industry has evolved and the general differences that evolution has made to information management. Design/methodology/approac... Read More about The evolution of business models of information and communication technology suppliers.

Development of business schools in emerging markets: Learning through adoption and adaptation (2020)
Journal Article
Ilie, C., Fornes, G., Cardoza, G., & Quintana, J. C. M. (2020). Development of business schools in emerging markets: Learning through adoption and adaptation. Sustainability, 12(20), https://doi.org/10.3390/su12208448

The purpose of this study is to contribute to the understanding of the critical resources and capabilities that business schools (BS) have developed to achieve sustainable development. Framed within the resource-based theory, it analyzes seven of the... Read More about Development of business schools in emerging markets: Learning through adoption and adaptation.

Frameworks, principles and accreditation in modern data management (2020)
Working Paper
Ritchie, F., & Green, E. Frameworks, principles and accreditation in modern data management

The Five Safes framework is increasingly widely used for data governance. Since its conception in 2003, it has influenced data management in many ways, particularly in the public sector. As it has become established, both the advantages and limitatio... Read More about Frameworks, principles and accreditation in modern data management.

Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance (2020)
Working Paper
Hu, Y., Nath, N., Zhu, Y., & Laswad, F. Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance

This study examines the effect of synchronous and asynchronous online activities on students’ academic performance. Using student usage data captured in the log files of an adaptive Moodle learning platform, we find students’ total synchronous and as... Read More about Students’ engagement with eLearning tools: their impact on academic performance.

Corporate social (Ir)responsibility and corporate hypocrisy: Warmth, motive and the protective value of corporate social responsibility (2020)
Journal Article
Chen, Z., Hang, H., Pavelin, S., & Porter, L. (2020). Corporate social (Ir)responsibility and corporate hypocrisy: Warmth, motive and the protective value of corporate social responsibility. Business Ethics Quarterly, 30(4), 486-524. https://doi.org/10.1017/beq.2019.50

This article examines how a firm’s prior record on corporate social responsibility (CSR) influences individual stakeholders’ perceptions of corporate hypocrisy in the wake of a corporate social irresponsibility (CSI) event. Our research extends extan... Read More about Corporate social (Ir)responsibility and corporate hypocrisy: Warmth, motive and the protective value of corporate social responsibility.

Can a poetic economy cure evil?: Lessons from the Kapp-Wiechert correspondance (2020)
Book Chapter
Berger, S. (2020). Can a poetic economy cure evil?: Lessons from the Kapp-Wiechert correspondance. In R. Lüfter, I. De Gennaro, & S. Kazmierski (Eds.), Wirtliche Oekonomie - Philosophische und dichterische Quellen. , (177-204). Traugott Bautz Verlag

This article deals with the (socio-economic) causes of evil and potential solutions.

Bribery, motivations for bribery and life satisfaction in transitional countries (2020)
Journal Article
Hinks, T. (2020). Bribery, motivations for bribery and life satisfaction in transitional countries. World Development Perspectives, 17, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wdp.2020.100172

The focus on bribery and corruption and its impact on life satisfaction is relatively new in the economics and development studies literature. This paper contributes to this emerging field by asking whether reasons for making informal payments are c... Read More about Bribery, motivations for bribery and life satisfaction in transitional countries.

Why does the history of economic thought neglect post-Keynesian economics? (2020)
Journal Article
Guizzo, D. (2020). Why does the history of economic thought neglect post-Keynesian economics?. Review of Keynesian Economics, 8(1), 119-137. https://doi.org/10.4337/roke.2020.01.09

Despite receiving increased interest after the global financial crisis of 2007–2008 and consolidating itself as an established research program, Post-Keynesian economics remains under-represented within publications on the history of economics. When... Read More about Why does the history of economic thought neglect post-Keynesian economics?.

MtB versus VAIC in measuring intellectual capital: Empirical evidence from Italian listed companies (2019)
Journal Article
Forte, W., Matonti, G., Nicolo, G., & Tucker, J. (2019). MtB versus VAIC in measuring intellectual capital: Empirical evidence from Italian listed companies. African Journal of Business Management, 13(17), 588-601. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJBM2019.8840

The purpose of this paper is to compare two of the most commonly employed methods employed to measure the Intellectual Capital (IC) value: Market to Book (MtB) ratio and the VAIC, in order to determine the most suitable in the context of Italian list... Read More about MtB versus VAIC in measuring intellectual capital: Empirical evidence from Italian listed companies.

10 is the safest number that there’s ever been (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ritchie, F. (2019, October). 10 is the safest number that there’s ever been. Paper presented at Workshop on statistical data confidentiality 2019, The Hague

When checking frequency and magnitude tables for disclosure risk, the cell threshold (the minimum number of observations in each cell) is the crucial statistic. In rules-based environments, this is a hard limit on what can or can’t be published. In p... Read More about 10 is the safest number that there’s ever been.

User-focused threat identification for anonymised microdata (2019)
Journal Article
Ritchie, F., Hafner, H., & Lenz, R. (2019). User-focused threat identification for anonymised microdata. Statistical Journal of the IAOS, 35(4), 703-713. https://doi.org/10.3233/SJI-190506

© 2019 - IOS Press and the authors. When producing anonymised microdata for research, national statistics institutes (NSIs) identify a number of 'risk scenarios' of how intruders might seek to attack a confidential dataset. This approach has been cri... Read More about User-focused threat identification for anonymised microdata.

The long-term effect of economic value added adoption on the firm’s business decision (2019)
Journal Article
Guermat, C., Misirlioglu, I. U., & Al-Omush, A. (2019). The long-term effect of economic value added adoption on the firm’s business decision. Accounting Research Journal, 32(3), 496-513. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARJ-01-2018-0018

© 2019, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: This study aims to examine the long-term effects of adopting economic value added (EVA) as a compensation tool on managers’ behaviour. Design/methodology/approach: The authors extend the sample used in pri... Read More about The long-term effect of economic value added adoption on the firm’s business decision.

Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms (2019)
Journal Article
Yekini, K., Adelopo, I., Wang, Y., & Song, S. (2019). Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms. Accounting Research Journal, 32(3), 477-495. https://doi.org/10.1108/ARJ-01-2017-0018

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to re-examine the factors that affect the level of environmental information disclosures (EID) following the issuance of the “Environmental Information Disclosure Guidelines for Chinese Listed Companies”. Des... Read More about Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms.

Decision-making in the fund management industry: Empirical evidence from European fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts (2019)
Thesis
Kelly, K. Decision-making in the fund management industry: Empirical evidence from European fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1491148

This thesis responds to calls from prominent academics for research on the so-called investment management ‘black box’ of decision-making practices in capital markets. Motivated by four overarching research objectives, the study examines the followi... Read More about Decision-making in the fund management industry: Empirical evidence from European fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts.

Government Say-on-Pay, Social Capital and Corporate Social Responsibility Performance: Evidence from China (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Jiang, H., Hu, Y., Su, K., & Zhu, Y. (2019, August). Government Say-on-Pay, Social Capital and Corporate Social Responsibility Performance: Evidence from China. Paper presented at 2019 American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA

In the backdrop of a serial of regulations issued by the Chinese government in an effort to rein in top executives’ compensation in the state-owned enterprises, this study finds that the pay restriction on top executives adversely affects the CSR per... Read More about Government Say-on-Pay, Social Capital and Corporate Social Responsibility Performance: Evidence from China.

Analyzing the disclosure risk of regression coefficients (2019)
Journal Article
Ritchie, F. (2019). Analyzing the disclosure risk of regression coefficients. Transactions on data privacy, 12(2), 145-173

A major growth area in social science research this century has been access to highly sensitive confidential microdata, often via restricted-access remote facilities. These allow researchers highly unlimited access to manipulate the data but with che... Read More about Analyzing the disclosure risk of regression coefficients.