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  • Differentiation, self-selection and revenue management 

    Ng, Irene C. L. (Palgrave, 2006-04)
    This paper takes an interdisciplinary approach towards revenue management, incorporating economics and marketing concepts and proposing that firms employ a dynamic service differentiation so that consumer needs are met ...
  • Disney: delights and doubts 

    Dholakia, Nikhilesh; Schroeder, Jonathan (University of Western Australia Business School, 2001)
    Disney and its spectacularly successful theme parks are analyzed through the lens of its consumers. We focus on how Disney manages the consumption experience and discuss Disney strategies from several perspectives. Disney ...
  • The distribution of innovation activity across UK industry: final report 

    Adams, Richard (Department for Business Innovation & Skills, 2011-05)
    The purpose of the Fellowship has been, through the exploitation of the datasets of recent UK Innovation Surveys (UKIS 2005, 2007 and 2009), to investigate the distribution of innovation in the UK. Particular emphasis has ...
  • Does direct marketing need to have a direction? 

    Ng, Irene C. L. (Emerald, 2005)
    This article proposes that direct marketing does not need to have a direction (i.e. that of the firm seeking out customers). Effort spent on seeking customers could also be spent on compelling customers to seek out the ...
  • Does well being affect hedonic consumption? 

    Zhong, Jing Yang; Mitchell, Vincent-Wayne (Wiley, 2012-08-01)
    This article presents a theoretical model that reveals how consumers’ long-term subjective well-being (SWB) influences their spending on hedonic products. Using the longitudinal data from a large national panel survey, the ...
  • Dominant corporate agents and the power elite in France and Britain 

    Maclean, Mairi; Harvey, Charles; Chia, Robert (Sage, 2010-03)
    Corporate elites are not a new phenomenon. However, the ways in which significant agents gain ascendancy to positions of power vary across nations and cultures. This paper analyses the ascension of a small minority of ...
  • Dominant corporate agents and the power elite in France and Britain (previous version) 

    Maclean, Mairi; Harvey, Charles; Chia, Robert (Sage, 2010-03)
    Corporate elites are not a new phenomenon. However, the ways in which significant agents gain ascendancy to positions of power vary across nations and cultures. This paper analyses the ascension of a small minority of ...
  • Education as service: the understanding of university experience through the service logic 

    Ng, Irene C. L.; Forbes, Jeannie (Haworth Press, 2008)
    With the marketization of UK higher education, this paper develops a framework from services marketing that can assist universities in understanding what market orientation means and how students would value their offerings. ...
  • The Effects of Incentive Structures on the Performance of Publicly Funded Venture Capital Funds 

    Jääskeläinen, Mikko; Maula, Markku; Murray, Gordon (Babson College, 2004)
    A majority of developed countries have realized the importance of functioning venture capital markets for job creation, innovation, and economic growth. Accordingly, governments have taken measures to support the development ...
  • Energy practices among small- and medium-sized tourism enterprises: a case of misdirected effort? 

    Coles, Tim; Dinan, Claire; Warren, Neil (Elsevier, 2014-09-18)
    Discussion of sustainable tourism has become dominated by the issue of climate change. As a major source of emissions, the tourism sector has a vital role to play in efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change. Within ...
  • Entrepreneurial orientation and business performance: Cumulative empirical evidence 

    Rauch, Andreas; Wiklund, Johan; Lumpkin, G. T.; Frese, Michael (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
    Entrepreneurial orientation (EO) has received substantial conceptual and empirical attention, representing one of the few areas in entrepreneurship research where a cumulative body of knowledge is developing. The time is ...
  • Entrepreneurship, gender and job creation: European dynamics 

    Cowling, Marc (Edward Elgar, 2010)
    Since the seminal Birch job creation study (1979) policy-makers across the world have been keen to promote entrepreneurship as a mechanism for creating new employment opportunities. In parallel with this political desire, ...
  • Epistemes and structures of sensemaking in organizational life 

    O'Leary, Majella; Chia, Robert (Sage, 2007-12)
    The issue of organizational sense-making has been much researched and written about in recent years. Yet, how structurally such sense-making attempts are facilitated remains relatively unexamined. In this article, the ...
  • Establishing a service channel: a transaction cost analysis of a channel contract between a cruise line and a tour operator 

    Ng, Irene C. L. (Emerald, 2007)
    Services marketing literature treats the distribution of services as distributing service delivery, as opposed to service sales. Yet, many services are not delivered at the time of the sale, and the firm is selling a promise ...
  • An ethics of representation for international marketing 

    Schroeder, Jonathan; Borgerson, Janet L. (Emerald, 2005)
    This paper offers an ethical analysis of visual representation that provides criteria for and sheds light on the appropriateness dimension of marketing communications. It provides a theoretically informed framework for ...
  • Late lessons from early warnings: science, precaution, innovation 

    Jobling, Susan; Owen, Richard J. (European Environment Agency, 2011-03)
    Many decades of research have shown that when released to the environment, a group of hormones known as oestrogens, both synthetic and naturally occurring, can have serious impacts on wildlife. This includes the development ...
  • Ethnicity and consumption: South Asian food shopping patterns in Britain 1947-75 

    Hamlett, Jane; Bailey, Adrian R.; Alexander, Andrew; Shaw, Gareth (Sage, 2008)
    This article reviews the literature that explores the relationship between ethnic identities and food consumption, with particular reference to business management studies. It focuses on the food shopping practices of south ...
  • An evaluation of 'fast track' in AE: a discrete event simulation approach 

    Maull, Roger S.; Smart, Andi; Harris, A.; Karasneh, A. Al-Fatah (Routledge, 2009)
    This longitudinal study provides primary evidence on the impact that a fast-track strategy in a hospital Emergency Department has on patient wait time. The study uses a discrete event simulation model to predict output ...
  • Evaluation of the Danish Growth Fund: evaluation of activities, 2010–2012 

    Murray, Gordon; Cowling, Marc (DAMVAD, 2014)
    With this report, DAMVAD, professor Gordon Murray (UK) and professor Marc Cowling (UK) evaluate the activities of the Danish Growth Fund (DGF) from 2010 to 2012 on behalf of the Danish Ministry of Business and Growth. The ...
  • Growth Entrepreneurship and Finance 

    Aiginger, Karl; Breznitz, Dan; Edquist, Charles; Murray, Gordon; Ottaviano, Gianmarco; Veugelers, Reinhilde; Hyytinen, Ari; Maula, Markku (Ministry of Employment and the Economy, 2009)
    In August 2008 the Ministry of Employment and the Economy issued a contract notice on a public procurement regarding an International Evaluation of the Finnish National Innovation System. The Ministry selected the project ...