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  • Innovating accounting practices in rail transport companies 

    Michelon, Giovanna; Pilonato, Silvia; Cugini, Antonella (Emerald, 2013)
    Purpose: The main purpose of the study is to present and discuss an accounting innovation in the cost measurement system of rail transport companies. Methodology: We identify the distinctive features that cost accounting ...
  • Innovating for sustainability: a systematic review of the body of knowledge 

    Adams, Richard J; Bessant, John; Jeanrenaud, Sally; Overy, Patrick; Denyer, David (Network for Business Sustainability, 2012-12-16)
    This systematic review identifies activities that firms should be doing to adapt their innovation systems to drive sustainable outcomes. Firms can innovate toward sustainability through a series of small incremental steps ...
  • Innovation system for sustainability in developing countries: the renewable energy sector in Bolivia. 

    Pansera, Mario (Inderscience, 2013)
    The paper describes the main ideas surrounding the topic of innovation for sustainability in developing countries. Innovation is a crucial element to foster sustainability as well as an egalitarian development. The work ...
  • Innovative Activity with Sunk Cost 

    Kaplan, Todd R.; Luski, Israel; Wettstein, David (Elsevier, 2003-10)
    We analyze innovative activity in a general framework with time-dependent rewards and sunk costs. When firms are identical, innovation is delayed by an increase in the number of firms or a decrease in the size of the reward. ...
  • Innovative firms and growth: UK Innovation Survey 

    Coad, Alex; Cowling, Marc; Nightingale, Paul; Pellegrino, Gabriele; Savona, Maria; Siepel, Josh (Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, 2014)
    Over the last two decades there has been a growing realisation that the long run economic performance of nations, firms and industries is dependent on their ability to exploit technological innovation (Cohen, 2010). This ...
  • The instability of some non-full-support steady states in a random matching model of money 

    Huang, Pidong; Igarashi, Yoske (Elsevier, 2014-09-18)
    Zhu (2003) shows existence of full-support monetary steady states with strictly concave value functions in a random matching model with individual money holdings in {0,1,2,…,B} for a general B. He also shows that corresponding ...
  • Institutional transition and the financing of high tech SMEs in China: a longitudinal perspective 

    Xiao, Li; North, David (Babson College, 2011)
    This paper examines changes in Chinese high-tech SMEs' access to both bank and informal finance in response to the institutional changes relating to the private sector and financial transactions.Using a theoretical framework ...
  • An integrated approach towards revenue management 

    Ng, Irene C. L.; Maull, Roger S.; Godsiff, Philip (Palgrave, 2008-06)
    This paper argues that advanced demand exhibit three characteristics — that of being probabilistic, stochastic and deterministic. Deterministic demand results in revenue management practices being cross-functional. The ...
  • Integrated framework for developing leaders 

    Bolden, Richard (Executive Excellence Publishing, 2007)
    Developing senior leaders is necessary but insufficient for improving leadership across an organisation and restructuring alone won’t resolve all challenges. Rather, leadership development and organisational development ...
  • An integrative framework of preemption strategies 

    Lee, Khai S.; Ng, Irene C. L. (Routledge, 2007-09)
    This paper performs a review of the various pre-emption strategies prescribed in the economics literature. These are cost superiority, consumers' switching cost, channel exclusivity, environmental barriers of entry and ...
  • Intelligent design: how managing the design process effectively can boost corporate performance 

    Bessant, John; Tether, Bruce; Whyte, Jennifer; Neely, Andy; Yaghi, Bassil (Advanced Institute for Management Research, 2006)
    Design – the purposive application of creativity to all the activities necessary to bring ideas into use either as product (service) or process innovations – could and should make and important contribution to the ...
  • The inter-relationship between desired and undesired selves and consumption: the case of Greek female consumers’ experiences 

    Karanika, Katerina; Hogg, Margaret K. (Taylor and Francis, 2010-10)
    Earlier work on identity, self and consumption identified that desired and undesired selves play a significant role in the important global phenomenon of symbolic consumption but neglected to investigate and conceptualize ...
  • Interlocking directorships and firm performance in highly regulated sectors: the moderating impact of board diversity 

    Pye, Annie; Kaczmarek, Szymon; Kimino, Satomi (Springer, 2012-07-24)
    Interlocking directorships are a pervasive element of the corporate landscape. Academic literature documents many examples of spreading business practices and strategic outcomes through this form of inter-organizational ...
  • International environmental agreements under uncertainty: does the veil of uncertainty help? 

    Finus, Michael; Pintassilgo, Pedro (University of Exeter Business School, 2010)
    Na and Shin (1998) showed that the veil of uncertainty can be conducive to the success of self-enforcing international environmental agreements. Later papers confirmed this negative conclusion about the role of learning. ...
  • International purchasing offices in China: a dynamic evolution model 

    Jia, Fu; Lamming, Richard; Sartor, Marco; Orzes, Guido; Nassimbeni, Guido (Elsevier, 2014)
    The salience of the international purchasing office (IPO) in the management of international sourcing activities of multinational corporations (MNCs) has steadily increased, in developed and emerging economies, since the ...
  • International trends in taxation and the taxation of investment 

    James, Simon; Sawyer, Adrian (University of Exeter, 2004)
    This paper updates and extends an earlier analysis (James, 1999) of factors influencing the shape of the international tax system but with particular reference to the taxation of investment. This was done using the strategic ...
  • Internet pathways for stakeholder engagement and accountability: universities in the United Kingdom and their donors 

    Ngan, Susan; Cordery, Carolyn J.; Baskerville, Rachel F. (SSRN, 2008-07)
    Universities world-wide experiencing reducing government financial support are seeking to satisfy financial shortfalls through alternative funding such as that from private contributors (especially alumni). When private ...
  • Intra-industry trade and business cycles in ASEAN 

    Cortinhas, Carlos (Routledge, 2007-04)
    A new resolve for both increased economic integration and monetary and exchange rate cooperation has started to emerge in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), especially since the 1997-1998 Asian financial ...
  • Investment, uncertainty and pre-emption 

    Mason, Robin; Weeds, Helen (Elsevier Science BV, 2010-05)
    This paper examines irreversible investment in a project with uncertain returns, when there is an advantage to being the first to Invest and externalities to investing when others also do so We show that the possibility ...
  • "Is it turned on now?" - reflections on undertaking oral history in accounting 

    Baskerville, Rachel F. (SSRN, 2008-07)
    The objective of this report is to assist those undertaking an accounting oral history project for the first time by reporting on two recent oral history projects. While restricting discussion to the 'nuts and bolts' of ...