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  • 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 ...
  • Is the GATT/WTO's Article XXIV bad? 

    Mrazova, Monika; Vines, David; Zissimos, Ben (Elsevier, 2013-01)
    The GATT/WTO Article XXIV prevents a customs union (CU) from raising its common external tariff. In this paper, we compare CU formation with and without this Article XXIV constraint. We show, in a multi-country oligopoly ...
  • Is workplace harassment generic or a result of context? 

    Walton, Michael (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2009-12)
    Harassment at work remains a significant problem and, in its various guises, threatens the wellbeing of those affected, and the integrity and internal equilibrium of an organisation. It seeks to capitalise on, and possibly ...
  • Keynote listening: turning the tables on the sage on the stage 

    Gosling, Jonathan; Bagnall, Jacqueline; Bolden, Richard; Murphy, Anne (AMBA, 2012-01-02)
    This article outlines an approach that can be used at conferences and other events to generate debate around leadership for social and environmental change. The paper focuses on two main practices - ‘crowd sourcing’ and ...
  • Knowledge transfer and management in tourism organisations: an emerging research agenda 

    Shaw, Gareth; Williams, Allan M. (Elsevier, 2009)
    This paper reviews current research on knowledge management and knowledge transfer in the context of innovations. Specific attention is focussed on the integration of management perspectives into tourism research. The ...
  • Labour market experiences of skilled British migrants in Vancouver. 

    Harvey, William S. (Emerald, 2012)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the labour market experiences of highly skilled migrants from developed countries who are not linguistic or visible minorities in the host country. Design/methodology/approach ...
  • Leadership and branding in business schools: a Bourdieusian analysis 

    Naidoo, Rajani; Gosling, Jonathan; Bolden, Richard; O'Brien, Anne; Hawkins, Beverley (Taylor and Francis, 2014-01)
    This paper explores the growth of corporate branding in higher education (HE) and its use by academic and professional managers as a mechanism for not only enhancing institutional reputation but also for facilitating ...
  • Leadership and the paradox of authenticity 

    Adarves-Yorno, Inmaculada (Routledge, 2016-01)
    In 2003, Bill George (former CEO of Medtronic Plc an S&P 500 constituent) argued that “Due to the current crisis, complexities and challenges facing our society and organizations nowadays we need from a new type of ...
  • Leadership competencies: time to change the tune? 

    Bolden, Richard; Gosling, Jonathan (Sage, 2006)
    This paper indicates how the competency approach to leadership could be conceived of as a repeating refrain that continues to offer an illusory promise to rationalise and simplify the processes of selecting, measuring and ...
  • Leadership Development in Context 

    Bolden, Richard (Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2006-08)
    Welcome to the third in a series of research reports from Leadership South West, the regional Centre of Excellence in leadership, based at the Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter. This report builds on from ...
  • Leadership Development in Management Education 

    Gosling, Jonathan (Association of MBAs, 2004-04)
    It is possible to summarise the objective of leadership as “direction setting”. In a large organisation these two simple words encapsulate a host of intriguing problems, sometimes nearly impossible to resolve because they ...