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The role of family social capital in immigrants’ entrepreneurial opportunity creation processes (2018)
Journal Article
Evansluong, Q., & Ramírez Pasillas, M. (2019). The role of family social capital in immigrants’ entrepreneurial opportunity creation processes. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 36(1/2), 164-188. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2019.096973

This paper conducts an inductive case study to build a theory on the role of family in both the host and home countries in immigrant entrepreneurs’ attempts at creating entrepreneurial opportunities. We used the perspectives of the opportunity creati... Read More

Electrons have no identity: Setting right misrepresentations in Google and Apple’s clean energy purchasing (2018)
Journal Article
Monyei, C., & Jenkins, K. E. (2018). Electrons have no identity: Setting right misrepresentations in Google and Apple’s clean energy purchasing. Energy Research and Social Science, 46, 48-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.06.015

Aside dedicated generation, transmission and distribution networks, the hype around corporations and other entities purchasing so called clean energy may be considered a deliberate accounting misrepresentation. To illustrate this case in this short p... Read More

Energy (in)justice in off-grid rural electrification policy: South Africa in focus (2018)
Journal Article
Monyei, C., Adewumi, A., & Jenkins, K. (2018). Energy (in)justice in off-grid rural electrification policy: South Africa in focus. Energy Research and Social Science, 44, 152-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.05.002

Generally speaking, increasing rural marginalisation in sub-Saharan Africa has sat alongside a rise in energy poor homes in rural off-grid communities. Even measures meant to improve electricity access have exacerbated the energy access gap between g... Read More

Organisational learning and consumer learning in foreign markets: A case study of IKEA in Japan (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Nguyen, T., Cai, Y., & Evans, A. (2018, September). Organisational learning and consumer learning in foreign markets: A case study of IKEA in Japan. Paper presented at The British Academy of Management 2018 Conference

Purpose The aim of this research is to explore the mutual relationship between organisational learning and consumer learning in internationalisation. We would like to build a model on dyadic knowledge management in foreign markets and apply the fram... Read More

Policy discussion for sustainable integrated electricity expansion in South Africa (2018)
Journal Article
Monyei, C., Jenkins, K., Viriri, S., & Adewumi, A. (2018). Policy discussion for sustainable integrated electricity expansion in South Africa. Energy Policy, 120, 132-143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.05.021

Emerging reports have shown that despite Eskom's continued investment in increasing electricity supply capacity to grid connected and off-grid households, there has been a steady decline in electricity consumption (kWh/month/individual) and household... Read More

Examining energy sufficiency and energy mobility in the global south through the energy justice framework (2018)
Journal Article
Monyei, C., Jenkins, K., Serestina, V., & Adewumi, A. (2018). Examining energy sufficiency and energy mobility in the global south through the energy justice framework. Energy Policy, 119, 68-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.04.026

The widespread adoption of the energy justice framework notwithstanding, arguments offered have not been able to provide tangible definitions of sufficientarianism and energy mobility. Considering widening disparities on what constitutes sufficient e... Read More

The effects of ownership identity on corporate diversification strategy of Chinese companies in foreign markets (2018)
Journal Article
Rao-Nicholson, R., & Cai, Y. (2018). The effects of ownership identity on corporate diversification strategy of Chinese companies in foreign markets. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-018-9578-8

In this paper, we examine the impact of acquirer’s ownership identity on corporate diversification decisions of Chinese companies in their cross-border acquisitions. Few studies to date have looked at the effect of ownership on corporate decisions to... Read More

Integration of demand side and supply side energy management resources for optimal scheduling of demand response loads – South Africa in focus (2018)
Journal Article
Monyei, C., & Adewumi, A. (2018). Integration of demand side and supply side energy management resources for optimal scheduling of demand response loads – South Africa in focus. Electric Power Systems Research, 158, 92-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2017.12.033

The energy crisis of 2008 in South Africa, due to electricity demand surpassing supply and a depleted electricity reserve margin has exposed the need for more synergy between home energy management systems (HEMS) and supply side energy management s... Read More

A biased load manager home energy management system for low-cost residential building low-income occupants (2018)
Journal Article
Monyei, C., Adewumi, A. O., Akinyele, D., Babatunde, O. M., Obolo, M. O., & Onunwor, J. C. (2018). A biased load manager home energy management system for low-cost residential building low-income occupants. Energy, 150, 822-838. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.03.016

This research paper presents the development of a biased load manager home energy management system for low-cost residential building occupants. As a smart grid framework, the proposed load manager coordinates the operation of the inverter system of... Read More

A smart grid framework for optimally integrating supply-side, demand-side and transmission line management systems (2018)
Journal Article
Monyei, C., Viriri, S., Adewumi, A., Davidson, I., & Akinyele, D. (2018). A smart grid framework for optimally integrating supply-side, demand-side and transmission line management systems. Energies, 11(5), 1038. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11051038

A coordinated centralized energy management system (ConCEMS) is presented in this paper that seeks to integrate for optimal grid operation—the supply side energy management system (SSEMS), home energy management system (HEMS) and transmission line ma... Read More

Utilising a systematic knowledge management based system to optimise project management operations in oil and gas organisation (2018)
Journal Article
Ochieng, E., Ovbagbedia, O., Abdulai, R., Matipa, W., Zuofa, T., Ruan, X., & Oledinma, A. (2018). Utilising a systematic knowledge management based system to optimise project management operations in oil and gas organisation. Information Technology and People, 31(2), 527-556. https://doi.org/10.1108/ITP-08-2016-0198

Purpose: This research examined the efficacy of knowledge management based systems and best practices that could be used to address operational knowledge management based issues in the oil and gas sector. Design/methodology/approach: Given little wa... Read More

Nigeria's energy poverty: Insights and implications for smart policies and framework towards a smart Nigeria electricity network (2018)
Journal Article
Monyei, C., Adewumi, A. O., Obolo, M. O., & Sajou, B. (2018). Nigeria's energy poverty: Insights and implications for smart policies and framework towards a smart Nigeria electricity network. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 81(1), 1582-1601. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.05.237

A thorough and exhaustive review of relevant literature and associated works is carried out to critically examine energy poverty in Nigeria with respect to ownership and income. Using the desktop approach and empirical formulas, the persistent failur... Read More

Demand Side Management potentials for mitigating energy poverty in South Africa (2017)
Journal Article
Monyei, C., & Adewumi, A. (2017). Demand Side Management potentials for mitigating energy poverty in South Africa. Energy Policy, 111, 298-311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.09.039

South Africa is severally posited to be Africa’s most industrialized nation with an economy heavily reliant on energy. With depleted electricity reserve margin which led to massive load shedding and rationing of electricity in 2008, Eskom has stepp... Read More

From marginalized to integration: Entrepreneurial opportunity as an acculturation process (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Evansluong, Q., Ramírez Pasillas, M., & Bergström, H. (2017, November). From marginalized to integration: Entrepreneurial opportunity as an acculturation process. Paper presented at International Conference on Immigration and Labour Market Integration

This paper conducts an inductive case study to further understand how acculturation process and opportunity creation process influences each other. Our study rests on four cases of immigrant entrepreneurs of Cameroonian, Lebanese, Mexican and Assyria... Read More

Effective material logistics in urban construction sites: A structural equation model (2017)
Journal Article
Spillane, J., & Oyedele, L. (2017). Effective material logistics in urban construction sites: A structural equation model. Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management, 17(4), 406-428. https://doi.org/10.1108/CI-11-2015-0063

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify best practice relating to the effective management of materials in an urban, confined construction site, using structural equation modelling. Design/methodology/approach: A literature review, case... Read More

Riding the wave: Leadership learning and innovation outcomes (2017)
Book Chapter
Hadfield, J., Jarvis, C., & Sheffield, R. (2017). Riding the wave: Leadership learning and innovation outcomes. In D. Remenyi (Ed.), Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Awards 2017: An Anthology of Case Histories, 45-58. Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited

This book chapter is a case study of the Leadership for Improving Frontline Talent leadership development programme, its learning approach and impact on innovation outcomes.

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

Greenpreneurs: A guide to curriculum design (2017)
Other
Jarvis, C., Aben, I., Ainhoa, E., Prieto-Alonso, J., Brooks, I., MacInnes, J., …Rajala, M. (2017). Greenpreneurs: A guide to curriculum design

This curriculum design guide provides support and guidance to educators working in sustainability and seeking to introduce entrepreneurship and the development of entrepreneurial capacities into their programmes.

Greenpreneurs: A handbook for trainers (2017)
Other
Rajala, M., Jarvis, C., Prieto-Alonso, J., Aben, I., Brooks, I., Esnaola, A., …Diaz Rivas, A. (2017). Greenpreneurs: A handbook for trainers

This handbook is designed for educators who want to design and deliver a highly interactive learning project aimed at helping people in the renewable energy and energy efficient buildings sectors develop their entrepreneurial capacities. The Greenpre... Read More

Family matters: family social capital in immigrants’ entrepreneurial opportunity creation processes (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Evansluong, Q., & Ramírez Pasillas, M. (2017, June). Family matters: family social capital in immigrants’ entrepreneurial opportunity creation processes. Paper presented at EURAM Conference 2017

This paper conducts an inductive case study to develop theory on the role of family in the host and home country in the process of immigrant entrepreneurs’ creation of entrepreneurial opportunities. We employ the perspectives of the opportunity creat... Read More