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Examining the relationship between social media analytics practices and business performance in the Indian retail industry: The mediating role of customer engagement (2020)
Journal Article
Garg, P., Gupta, B., Dzever, S., Sivarajah, U., & Kumar, V. (in press). Examining the relationship between social media analytics practices and business performance in the Indian retail industry: The mediating role of customer engagement. International Journal of Information Management,

Social media analytics (SMA) is a dynamic field which has received considerable attention from both academics and management practitioners alike. A significant number of the scholarly research currently being conducted in SMA, however, is conceptual.... Read More about Examining the relationship between social media analytics practices and business performance in the Indian retail industry: The mediating role of customer engagement.

An Investigation of the performance of nascent manufacturing firms (2019)
Journal Article
Zhang, Y., Zwiegelaar, J., & Kumar, V. (in press). An Investigation of the performance of nascent manufacturing firms. Journal of Small Business Management,

To understand the context for firms being created in the manufacturing space we explore the factors affecting performance by applying Gartners’ (2004) overarching theoretical framework. We investigate the phenomenon of nascent entrepreneurship from a... Read More about An Investigation of the performance of nascent manufacturing firms.

Exploring the implementation of ERP as a complex innovation: The case of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2018)
Thesis
Alhajaj, K. Exploring the implementation of ERP as a complex innovation: The case of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/858443

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have been highlighted in the literature as one of the most popular business management systems, providing the benefits of real-time capabilities and greater managerial control in organisations. With today’s... Read More about Exploring the implementation of ERP as a complex innovation: The case of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Public accountability: The case of government guarantee scheme in PFI/PPP projects (2018)
Thesis
Owolabi, H. Public accountability: The case of government guarantee scheme in PFI/PPP projects. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/864191

Although government guarantee scheme has become a well-known policy strategy for encouraging public-private infrastructure delivery. However, a huge concern with government guarantee in PFI/PPP is the issue of weak public accountability scrutiny. Thi... Read More about Public accountability: The case of government guarantee scheme in PFI/PPP projects.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Operationalising IoT for reverse supply: The development of use-visibility measures (2016)
Journal Article
Parry, G., Brax, S., Maull, R., & Ng, I. (2016). Operationalising IoT for reverse supply: The development of use-visibility measures. Supply Chain Management, 21(2), 228-244. https://doi.org/10.1108/SCM-10-2015-0386

Purpose – Improvement of Reverse Supply Chains requires accurate and timely information about the patterns of consumption. In the consumer context the ways to generate and access such Use-Visibility data are in their infancy. This study demonstrates... Read More about Operationalising IoT for reverse supply: The development of use-visibility measures.

The project (management) discourse and its consequences: On vulnerability and unsustainability in project-based work (2016)
Journal Article
Cicmil, S., Lindgren, M., & Packendorff, J. (2016). The project (management) discourse and its consequences: On vulnerability and unsustainability in project-based work. New Technology, Work and Employment, 31(1), 58-76. https://doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12058

© 2016 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. In this paper, we examine how the discourses related to project-based work and management are drawn upon in the organising of contemporary work, and the implications they have for project workers. We are interested in... Read More about The project (management) discourse and its consequences: On vulnerability and unsustainability in project-based work.

Sediment, subversion and suffering: Can the project be resisted? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Collins, K., & Cicmil, S. (2016, January). Sediment, subversion and suffering: Can the project be resisted?. Paper presented at The 8th Making Projects Critical - An International Conference

In this paper, we seek to entwine a number of epistemic and practical perspectives around an activity that is increasingly the foundation of knowledge production: the funded research project. Specifically, we have chosen as our example a project comm... Read More about Sediment, subversion and suffering: Can the project be resisted?.

Existential questioning as critical performativity/critical knowing: An exploration of power, epistemic virtue and emancipation in PM's practice (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Segal, S., Cicmil, S., & Rolfe, B. (2016, January). Existential questioning as critical performativity/critical knowing: An exploration of power, epistemic virtue and emancipation in PM's practice. Paper presented at The 8th Making Projects Critical - An International Conference

In this paper we explore how existential hermeneutic (and philosophical questioning more broadly) might provide a deeper understanding of manifestations of epistemic violence in project-based organising and project management practice, and the possib... Read More about Existential questioning as critical performativity/critical knowing: An exploration of power, epistemic virtue and emancipation in PM's practice.