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  • 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 ...
  • An examination of the determinants of the incidence and scale of seed capital investments by venture Capital firms 1962-2002 

    Dimov, Dimo; Murray, Gordon (University of Exeter, 2007)
    Employing both behavioural decision making and agency theories, our study seeks to identify those factors that influence a venture capitalist's (VC) initial decision to undertake seed capital investments and then ...
  • Exploring the socio-economic structures of internet-enabled development: a study of grassroots netpreneurs in China 

    Avgerou, Chrisanthi; Li, Boyi; Poulymenakou, Angeliki (City University of Hong Kong, 2011)
    There is increasing interest in the potential of internet platforms for networking and collaboration - often referred to as web 2.0 - to open up unprecedented prospects for individuals to come together and engage in economic ...
  • Facilitating the analysis of a UK National Blood Service supply chain using distributed simulation 

    Mustafee, Navonil; Taylor, Simon J.E.; Katsaliaki, Korina; Brailsford, Sally (Sage, 2009)
    In an attempt to investigate blood unit ordering policies, researchers have created a discrete-event model of the UK National Blood Service (NBS) supply chain in the Southampton area of the UK. The model has been created ...
  • Film tourism: evolution, progress and prospects 

    Connell, Joanne (Elsevier, 2012-10)
    Film tourism has emerged as a major growth sector for research in tourism and it is widely recognised as a driver of tourism development for many destinations. To date, there has been a relatively substantial literature ...
  • Finnish Industry Investment ltd: an International Evaluation 

    Murray, Gordon; Maula, M. V. J. (Ministry of Trade & Industry, 2003-01)
    The Finnish Industry Investment Ltd. (FII) is a government owned investment company, which started its operations in 1995. Its core purpose is to stimulate the development of the Finnish venture capital industry particularly ...
  • Forecasting branded and generic pharmaceuticals 

    Nikolopoulos, Konstantinos; Buxton, Samantha; Khammash, Marwan; Stern, Philip (Elsevier, 2015)
    We forecast UK pharmaceutical time series before and after the time of patent expiry. This is a critical point in the respective lifecycle as a generic form of the product is introduced to the market, while the branded ...
  • Forecasting new product trial with analogous series 

    Wright, Malcolm; Stern, Philip (Elsevier, 2015-04-06)
    This study develops a simple method for forecasting consumer trial for national product launches. The number of consumers who try a brand in its first year on the market is accurately predicted from the number trying the ...
  • Four archetypes of process improvement: a Q-methodological study 

    Ponsignon, Frédéric; Maull, Roger S.; Smart, Andi (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    This paper explores the process improvement approaches of organisations. It seeks to identify process redesign principles and the combinations of these principles that are used successfully in industry. We use Q-methodology ...