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Sustainable procurement: Emerging issues (2009)
Journal Article
Walker, H., & Phillips, W. (2009). Sustainable procurement: Emerging issues. International Journal of Procurement Management, 2(1), 41-61. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJPM.2009.021729

Sustainable procurement is the pursuit of sustainable development objectives (WCED, 1987) through the purchasing and supply process, and involves balancing environmental, social and economic objectives. It is rising on the policy agenda for many coun... Read More about Sustainable procurement: Emerging issues.

Organic growth and shareholder value: A case study of the insurance industry (2009)
Journal Article
Kling, G., Ghobadian, A., & O'Regan, N. (2009). Organic growth and shareholder value: A case study of the insurance industry. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 26(4), 276-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijresmar.2009.08.002

This paper examines organic growth and its impact on shareholder value creation. At a conceptual level, organic and external growth are readily defined; yet, at a practical level, decomposing revenue growth into its constituent elements presents meth... Read More about Organic growth and shareholder value: A case study of the insurance industry.

The effectiveness of knowledge networks: An investigation of manufacturing SMEs (2009)
Journal Article
Hughes, T., O'Regan, N., & Sims, M. A. (2009). The effectiveness of knowledge networks: An investigation of manufacturing SMEs. Education and Training, 51(8), 665-681. https://doi.org/10.1108/00400910911005226

Purpose: Although considerable attention in the extant literature has been devoted to knowledge acquisition and transfer within firms, there is a dearth of research on the effectiveness of outside sources of knowledge for technology-based small to me... Read More about The effectiveness of knowledge networks: An investigation of manufacturing SMEs.

Successful strategic re-orientation: lessons from Cadbury's experience: An interview with Todd Stitzer, Chief Executive of Cadbury (2009)
Journal Article
O'Regan, N., & Ghobadian, A. (2009). Successful strategic re-orientation: lessons from Cadbury's experience: An interview with Todd Stitzer, Chief Executive of Cadbury. Journal of Strategy and Management, 2(4), 405-412. https://doi.org/10.1108/17554250911003863

© 2009, © Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how key strategic decisions are made in practice at a successful FTSE 100 company. Design/methodology/ approach – The paper is based on semi-structured... Read More about Successful strategic re-orientation: lessons from Cadbury's experience: An interview with Todd Stitzer, Chief Executive of Cadbury.

Who cares about project deadlines? A processual relational perspective on problems with information sharing in project environments (2009)
Journal Article
Cicmil, S., & Gaggiotti, H. (2009). Who cares about project deadlines? A processual relational perspective on problems with information sharing in project environments. International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, 3(3-4), 222-240. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJKMS.2009.028838

The paper draws on a study of a manufacturing company which delivers engineering solutions, through projects, to customers in the international oil and gas industry. It focuses on the problem of persistent project delays and failure to meet promised... Read More about Who cares about project deadlines? A processual relational perspective on problems with information sharing in project environments.

Users' perceptions of the free, virtual-only service experience (2009)
Journal Article
Yilmazsoy, B., Saad, M., & Cicmil, S. (2009). Users' perceptions of the free, virtual-only service experience. Service Industries Journal, 29(7), 1007-1019. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642060902749856

Using two stages of large-scale empirical data collection and analysis, this article presents a first attempt to develop a scale (netQ) for measuring the quality of free, virtual-only service experience. In the first stage, based on responses to an o... Read More about Users' perceptions of the free, virtual-only service experience.

Complexity and the paradox of project control (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Cicmil, S., Crawford, L., Cooke-Davies, T., & Richardson, K. (2009, October). Complexity and the paradox of project control. Paper presented at International Research Network on Organising by Projects IRNOP '09 Conference

Project managers as senior executives (2009)
Report
Debourse, J., Archibald, R. D., Francois, G., Pailot, P., Poroli, C., & Prabhakar, G. P. (2009). Project managers as senior executives

Over the past five decades in the evolution of modern project management there has been little research regarding the career paths of persons working in this field: project planning and control specialists, project managers, program managers, and exe... Read More about Project managers as senior executives.

Delivering complex services (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Macintyre, M., Angelis, J., Dhaliwal, J., & Parry, G. (2009, September). Delivering complex services. Paper presented at European conference on complex systems

Strategic thinking in family businesses (2009)
Presentation / Conference
O'Regan, N., Hughes, T., Tucker, J., & Collins, L. (2009, September). Strategic thinking in family businesses. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference

Modelling issues in the relationship between audit and non-audit fees (2009)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I. (2009). Modelling issues in the relationship between audit and non-audit fees. Journal of Applied Accounting Research, 10(2), 96-108. https://doi.org/10.1108/09675420910984664

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine modelling issues in the research of the relationship between audit and non-audit fees by comparing the outcome of a single-equation model of fees to the results of simultaneous equation model (SEM) of t... Read More about Modelling issues in the relationship between audit and non-audit fees.

Project managers’ career paths (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Prabhakar, G. P. (2009, August). Project managers’ career paths. Paper presented at 3rd Annual Project Management Symposium

Several apparent similarities exist between the roles and responsibilities of top level executives of large organizations of various kinds, and those of large, complex program and project managers of various program and project categories. But little... Read More about Project managers’ career paths.

Interview with Sir Mike Rake, Chairman of BT (2009)
Journal Article
O'Regan, N., & Ghobadian, A. (2009). Interview with Sir Mike Rake, Chairman of BT. Journal of Strategy and Management, 2(3), 288-295. https://doi.org/10.1108/17554250910982516

© 2009, © Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose – British Telecom (BT) has achieved a classic turnaround that involved divestment and efficiency drives. This interview with Sir Mike Rake, Chairman of BT, sheds light on BT's past development and f... Read More about Interview with Sir Mike Rake, Chairman of BT.

Strategic thinking in family businesses (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Collins, L., O'Regan, N., Hughes, T., & Tucker, J. (2009, July). Strategic thinking in family businesses. Paper presented at IFERA 2009

Abstract: This practitioner orientated paper seeks to understand better how management knowledge is created, shared and disseminated in family businesses (FBs). It outlines the initial findings from an exploratory study with senior managers of 20 FBs... Read More about Strategic thinking in family businesses.

Value co-creation in a UK air defence, service availability contract - the problem of multiple customer perspectives and diverse cultures (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Mills, J., Crute, V., & Parry, G. (2009, June). Value co-creation in a UK air defence, service availability contract - the problem of multiple customer perspectives and diverse cultures. Paper presented at The European institute for advanced studies in management (EIASM) Naples forum on services: service-dominant logic, service science and network theory

Public sector managers and entrepreneurship in Islamic Republic of Iran (2009)
Journal Article
Khanifar, H., Moghimi, S. M., Analoui, F., & Mitra, A. (2009). Public sector managers and entrepreneurship in Islamic Republic of Iran. Journal of Management Development, 28(6), 522-532. https://doi.org/10.1108/02621710910959684

Purpose - In Iran the role of entrepreneurs in developing communities is considered to be a special issue by planners and policy-makers; thus the aim of this paper is to explore and examine some of the main structural, behavioural and environmental b... Read More about Public sector managers and entrepreneurship in Islamic Republic of Iran.