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Cultural impacts in project organisations: Emerging research questions (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Cicmil, S. (2012, December). Cultural impacts in project organisations: Emerging research questions. Presented at Seminar 4: Cultural Impacts on Project Processes and Outputs ‐A research agenda

Svetlana will bring her critical perspective to an examination of culture in projects. She will highlight the importance of the relational in manifestations of project cultures through looking at issues of agency, risk and social psychology of trust.... Read More about Cultural impacts in project organisations: Emerging research questions.

Mobilising differential visions for new product innovation (2012)
Journal Article
Sarpong, D., & MacLean, M. (2012). Mobilising differential visions for new product innovation. Technovation, 32(12), 694-702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2012.07.003

In contexts of complexity and high uncertainty, turning the differing visions of stakeholders into a shared attainable vision is crucial to the creation, validation and acceptance of a realized innovation. This paper seeks to explore the contingency... Read More about Mobilising differential visions for new product innovation.

Learning from project management implementation by applying a management innovation lens (2012)
Journal Article
Thomas, J. L., Cicmil, S., & George, S. (2012). Learning from project management implementation by applying a management innovation lens. Project Management Journal, 43(6), 70-87. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmj.21308

Management innovation is a complex and dynamic process of organizational change that is not well understood. Drawing from the innovation and organizational change literatures, and using project management as an example of one particular form of manag... Read More about Learning from project management implementation by applying a management innovation lens.

Determinants of audit committees' activity: Evidence from the UK (2012)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Jallow, K., & Scott, P. (2012). Determinants of audit committees' activity: Evidence from the UK. Social Responsibility Journal, 8(4), 471-483. https://doi.org/10.1108/17471111211272066

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to revisit the determinants of audit committee activity in UK listed companies after over a decade since the last investigation of this matter and with numerous significant changes in the regulatory and corporat... Read More about Determinants of audit committees' activity: Evidence from the UK.

Institutional imprinting effects for standard-setting participation and innovation outcomes in the mobile handset industry (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Vasudeva, G., Alexander, E. A., & Jones, S. (2012, October). Institutional imprinting effects for standard-setting participation and innovation outcomes in the mobile handset industry. Paper presented at Strategic Management Society

We apply perspectives from institutional theory to understand firms’ participation in standard setting organizations and the effectiveness of these standard setting organizations in terms of the innovation outcome for focal firms. In particular, we a... Read More about Institutional imprinting effects for standard-setting participation and innovation outcomes in the mobile handset industry.

Confined site construction: An empirical analysis of factors impacting health and safety management (2012)
Journal Article
Oyedele, L. O., Spillane, J. P., Oyedele, L., & von Meding, J. (2012). Confined site construction: An empirical analysis of factors impacting health and safety management. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 10(3), 397-420. https://doi.org/10.1108/17260531211274747

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify, clarify and tabulate the various managerial issues encountered, to aid in the management of the complex health and safety concerns which occur within a confined construction site environment. Design/... Read More about Confined site construction: An empirical analysis of factors impacting health and safety management.

Understanding complex service systems through different lenses: An overview (2012)
Journal Article
Briscoe, G., Keränen, K., & Parry, G. (2012). Understanding complex service systems through different lenses: An overview. European Management Journal, 30(5), 418-426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emj.2012.06.004

The 2011 Grand Challenge in Service conference aimed to explore, analyse and evaluate complex service systems. A case scenario, improving the perception of safety in the London Borough of Sutton, provided a common context to link participant contribu... Read More about Understanding complex service systems through different lenses: An overview.

Discretion and complexity in customer focused environments (2012)
Journal Article
Angelis, J., Parry, G., & Macintyre, M. (2012). Discretion and complexity in customer focused environments. European Management Journal, 30(5), 466-472. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emj.2012.05.005

Operations have traditionally focused on reductive analysis; transactional processes open to mass-customisation and standardisation. This study proposes that service complexity created by extensive 'reasonable' customer demand limits the ability to s... Read More about Discretion and complexity in customer focused environments.

Practising social innovation: The role of social enterprises (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Lee, H., Collins, L., Phillips, W., & James, P. (2012, September). Practising social innovation: The role of social enterprises. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference

Social innovation has been practiced for decades, however relatively little is known. According to Mulgan (2006), Social innovation refers to the innovative activities motivated by a social need and objective, predominantly diffused through organisat... Read More about Practising social innovation: The role of social enterprises.

Multiple large ownership structure, audit committee activity and audit fees: Evidence from the UK (2012)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Jallow, K., & Scott, P. (2012). Multiple large ownership structure, audit committee activity and audit fees: Evidence from the UK. Journal of Applied Accounting Research, 13(2), 100-121. https://doi.org/10.1108/09675421211254821

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of multiple large ownership structure (MLS) and audit committee activity (ACA) on audit pricing for a sample of UK listed companies. One way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and cross sectional multiple... Read More about Multiple large ownership structure, audit committee activity and audit fees: Evidence from the UK.

Leadership, WTO, commerce, and new strategies for corporatization of government institutions: A top Indian bureaucrat's take (2012)
Book Chapter
Prabhakar, G. P., & Saran, P. (2012). Leadership, WTO, commerce, and new strategies for corporatization of government institutions: A top Indian bureaucrat's take. In J. Diamond, & J. Liddle (Eds.), Critical Perspectives on International Public Sector Management, 161-172. Emerald Books

To provide a select perspective from India in terms of its Civil Services, leadership, and its unique challenges

Measuring the perceived importance of ethics and social responsibility in financial services: A narrative-inductive approach (2012)
Journal Article
Adelopo, I., Obalola, M., & Adelopo, I. (2012). Measuring the perceived importance of ethics and social responsibility in financial services: A narrative-inductive approach. Social Responsibility Journal, 8(3), 418-432. https://doi.org/10.1108/17471111211247992

Purpose - This paper aims to reflect the argument that the impetus to engage in socially responsible actions is ultimately reinforced by the perceived belief that doing so will be beneficial to the corporation in the long run. Design/methodology/appr... Read More about Measuring the perceived importance of ethics and social responsibility in financial services: A narrative-inductive approach.

Making connections: A review of supply chain management and sustainability literature (2012)
Journal Article
Hudson-Smith, M., Ashby, A., Leat, M., & Hudson Smith, M. (2012). Making connections: A review of supply chain management and sustainability literature. Supply Chain Management, 17(5), 497-516. https://doi.org/10.1108/13598541211258573

Purpose: The objective of this paper is to investigate systematically the discipline of supply chain management (SCM) within the context of sustainability. The two concepts are increasingly aligned, and sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) repr... Read More about Making connections: A review of supply chain management and sustainability literature.

An engineering systems approach to strategic change: The case of the European Automotive Industry (2012)
Journal Article
Parry, G., & Roehrich, J. (2012). An engineering systems approach to strategic change: The case of the European Automotive Industry. Strategic Change, 21(5/6), 249-262. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.1907

Build to Order [BTO] refers to a demand driven production approach where the majority of products and components are scheduled and built in response to a confirmed order received for it from a final customer. A £23m EU project involving leading auto... Read More about An engineering systems approach to strategic change: The case of the European Automotive Industry.

Disrupting practices: New insights into innovation (2012)
Journal Article
Beckett, A. (2012). Disrupting practices: New insights into innovation. Strategic Change, 21(5-6), 217-229. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsc.1905

In building theories to explain phenomena one of the key challenges is to identify the correct ‘unit of analysis’. This is fundamental if theory is to be useful in explaining the salient features of that phenomena and its broader impact. Within the... Read More about Disrupting practices: New insights into innovation.

CEOs in India: How leadership and management philosophies drive innovation (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Prabhakar, G. P., & Liddle, J. (2012, July). CEOs in India: How leadership and management philosophies drive innovation. Paper presented at Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA) conference, Valencia, Spain

This work highlights the corporate and non-corporate leadership practices in India, the effect of culture and religion on such practices and how these drive innovation. Many qualities of a good leader, as defined by Indian CEOs were derived from the... Read More about CEOs in India: How leadership and management philosophies drive innovation.

Servitisation and value co-production in the UK music industry (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Parry, G., Bustinza, O., & Vendrell-Herrero, F. (2012, July). Servitisation and value co-production in the UK music industry. Paper presented at 18th International Annual EurOMA Conference

Purpose: To explore the impact of servitization on the music industry and seek lessons for other servitizing firms. Theoretical Background: Servitization describes the move by manufacturers to generate revenue through provision of service associa... Read More about Servitisation and value co-production in the UK music industry.