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  • 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 ...
  • Distributed leadership 

    Bolden, Richard (University of Exeter, 2007)
    The concept of ‘distributed leadership’ has become popular in recent years as an alternative to models of leadership that concern themselves primarily with the attributes and behaviours of individual ‘leaders’ (e.g. trait, ...
  • Distributed leadership in higher education: rhetoric and reality 

    Bolden, Richard; Petrov, Georgy; Gosling, Jonathan (University of Exeter, 2009)
    In this paper we present findings from research in 12 UK universities that sought to capture a range of perspectives on ‘distributed leadership’ and reveal common and competing experiences within and between institutions. ...
  • Distributed leadership in higher education: what does it accomplish? 

    Gosling, Jonathan; Bolden, Richard; Petrov, Georgy (Sage, 2009)
    The term ‘distributed leadership’ has been prominent in research into educational management for some time. A number of articles have recently questioned the explanatory utility of the concept; in this essay we examine its ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dividend valuation, trading and transactions costs: the 1997 partial abolition of dividend tax credit repayments 

    Holland, Kevin; Hodgkinson, Lynn; Jackson, Richard H.G. (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), 2006)
    Although UK resident tax-exempt shareholders lost the right to repayment of tax credits oil dividends paid by UK resident companies in July 1997, they could continue to receive tax credit repayments in respect of dividend, ...
  • Dividing the indivisible: procedures for allocating cabinet ministries to political parties in a parliamentary system 

    Brams, Steven J.; Kaplan, Todd R. (Sage, 2004)
    Political parties in Northern Ireland recently used a divisor method of apportionment to choose, in sequence, ten cabinet ministries. If the parties have complete information about each other’s preferences, we show that ...
  • Does AHP help us make a choice? - An experimental evaluation 

    Balkenborg, Dieter; Ishizaka, Alessio; Kaplan, Todd R. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)
    In this paper, we use experimental economics methods to test how well Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) fares as a choice support system in a real decision problem. AHP provides a ranking that we statistically compare with ...
  • 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 mandatory IFRS adoption improve the information environment? 

    Horton, Joanne; Serafeim, George; Serafeim, Ioanna (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
    We examine the effect of mandatory International Financial Reporting Standards (‘IFRS’) adoption on firms’ information environment. We find that after mandatory IFRS adoption consensus forecast errors decrease for firms ...
  • Does the stock market gender stereotype corporate boards? Evidence from the market's reaction to directors' trades 

    Gregory, Alan; Jeanes, Emma; Tharyan, Rajesh; Tonks, Ian (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    Attitudes towards male and female managers within organizations are well documented, but how the stock market perceives their relative capabilities is less studied. Recent evidence documents a negative short-run market ...
  • Does university research improve university teaching in management? 

    James, Simon (University of Exeter, 2005)
    It seems widely accepted, not least by academics, that university research improves university teaching. However, it is not always clear how important the links are. In the UK a huge amount of detailed information has ...
  • 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 ...
  • Double agents: gendered organizational culture, control and resistance 

    Hawkins, Beverley (Sage, 2008)
    This article presents ethnographic data showing how recruitment consultants negotiate managerial attempts to control workforce culture. I suggest the values which senior managers encourage consultants to embody prioritize ...
  • Dynamic hedge fund portfolio construction 

    Harris, Richard D. F.; Mazibas, Murat (University of Exeter Business School, 2009-11)
    In this paper, we provide further evidence on the use of multivariate conditional volatility models in hedge fund risk measurement and portfolio allocation, using monthly hedge fund index return data for the period 1990 ...
  • Dynamic moral hazard and stopping 

    Mason, Robin; Valimaki, Juuso (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-02-13)
    We propose a simple model of optimal stopping where the economic environment changes as a result of learning. A primary application of our framework is the problem of how optimally to sell an asset, when the demand for ...
  • Earnings management and the role of auditors in an unusual IFRS context: the case of Greece 

    Tsipouridou, Maria; Spathis, Charalambos (Elsevier, 2012)
    The mandatory adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) on January 1, 2005 aimed to improve the quality of financial reporting in Greece, which had been regularly criticized for the practice of earnings ...