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  • Determinants of vertical integration in export processing: theory and evidence from China 

    Fernandes, Ana P.; Tang, Heiwai (Elsevier, 2012-11)
    This paper examines the determinants of vertical integration versus outsourcing in export processing, by exploiting the coexistence of two export processing regimes in China, which designate by law who owns and controls ...
  • Determinants of Voluntary Corporate Disclosures by UK Companies 

    Abraham, Santhosh; Darby, Phil; Tonks, Ian (University of Exeter, Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment, 2007-11)
  • Developing a framework for responsible innovation 

    Stilgoe, Jack; Owen, Richard J.; Macnaghten, Phil (Elsevier, 2013)
    The governance of emerging science and innovation is a major challenge for contemporary democracies.In this paper we present a framework for understanding and supporting efforts aimed at ‘responsible innovation’. The ...
  • Developing a Strategic Approach to MOOCs 

    Ferguson, R; Scanlon, E; Harris, L (Open University, Knowledge Media Institute, 2016-12-28)
    During the last eight years, interest in massive open online courses (MOOCs) has grown fast and continuously worldwide. Universities that had never engaged with open or online learning have begun to run courses in these ...
  • Developing collective leadership in higher education 

    Bolden, Richard; Petrov, Georgy; Gosling, Jonathan (Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, 2008-02)
  • Developing country second-mover advantage in competition over environmental standards and taxes 

    Groenert, Valeska; Zissimos, Ben (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
    We show that, in competition between a developed country and a developing country over environmental standards and taxes, the developing country may have a ‘second-mover advantage.’ In our model, firms do not unanimously ...
  • Developing effective alliance partnerships: lessons from a case study 

    Hipkin, Ian; Naudé, Pete (Elsevier, 2006-02)
  • Developing radical service innovations in healthcare: the role of design methods 

    Bessant, John; Maher, Lynne (2009)
    This paper looks at the management of service innovation. In particular it explores the challenge of public services and argues that there is a need for new approaches to the ways which engage users as more active co-creators ...
  • Developing tax policy in a complex and changing world 

    James, Simon; Edwards, Alison (Economic Society of Australia (Queensland), 2008)
    This paper examines issues affecting the formulation of tax policy through to the development of actual proposals by tax policy-makers. This is done taking account of the possibility that too narrow an approach to this ...
  • Deviations from optimal CEO ownership and firm value 

    Tong, Zhenxu (Elsevier, 2008-11)
    The transaction cost theory of managerial ownership and firm value predicts that deviations from optimal managerial ownership reduce firm value. This paper empirically tests the transaction cost theory by studying the ...
  • Deviations from optimal corporate cash holdings and the valuation from a shareholder's perspective 

    Tong, Zhenxu (Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2014-07-14)
    The trade-off theory of corporate cash holdings predicts that there is an optimal level of cash. We test the trade-off theory by investigating the relation between deviations from optimal cash holdings and the valuation ...
  • 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 ...
  • The difficulties of achieving successful tax reform 

    James, SR (IGI Global, 2016-05-03)
    This chapter sets out the issues that should be considered in developing and implementing tax reform. Economic theory makes an essential contribution to the development of tax reform, incorporating issues of both economic ...
  • Discretion in accounting for pensions under IAS 19: using the ‘magic telescope’? 

    Billings, M; O'brien, C; Woods, M; Vencappa, D (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016-07-09)
    We use a panel data set of UK-listed companies over the period 2005–2009 to analyse the actuarial assumptions used to value pension plan liabilities under IAS 19. The valuation process requires companies to make assumptions ...
  • Discrimination in a deprived neighbourhood: an artefactual field experiment 

    Grosskopf, B; Pearce, G (Elsevier, 2017-06-21)
    We present a field experiment designed to examine the discriminatory motives of an understudied demographic: the poorest people in England. Subjects are first asked to divide £10 between two strangers, and then play a ...
  • 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 ...