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  • 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 ...
  • Leadership Development in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Final Report 

    Bolden, Richard (Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2001-07)
    This report presents the outcomes of a two-phase programme on leadership development in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in South West England. Phase One of the programme was an independent piece of research to ...
  • Leadership Development in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Phase 1 Report 

    Bolden, Richard; Terry, Rohini (Centre for Leadership Studies, University of Exeter, 2000-12)
    Discussion with experts and a review of business and leadership literature reveals an urgent need to address leadership development issues in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). This research, based upon interviews ...
  • International Council for Small Business Conference 

    Bolden, Richard (2003)
    Despite the continued increase in government (and other) investment in leadership and management development, evidence indicates that the majority of this provision continues to be supply-led and fails to meet the needs ...
  • Leadership development in SMEs: designing a customised solution 

    Bolden, Richard (GITAM College of Management Studies, 2007-07)
    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 ...
  • Leadership in Africa: meanings, impacts and identities 

    Bolden, Richard; Kirk, Philip (2005-12)
    In this paper we will draw on our experiences of researching a pan-African leadership development initiative to explore the manner in which participants use their understanding of leadership to facilitate beneficial social ...
  • Leadership in higher education: facts, fictions and futures 

    Bolden, Richard; Petrov, Georgy; Gosling, Jonathan; Bryman, Alan (Sage, 2009)
  • Leadership, collaboration and the higher skills agenda 

    Bolden, Richard (Association of MBAs, 2009-01)
    This article considers changes in the UK higher education system and the extent to which the need to build more effective, enduring and equitable partnerships with employers may help inform our understanding of collaborative ...
  • Leading FTSE companies: a synopsis of the continuing study of corporate directing 

    Pye, Annie (University of Exeter Business School, 2011)
  • Learning about the arrival of sales 

    Mason, Robin; Valimaki, Juuso (Elsevier, 2011)
    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 an optimal sales problem when the demand for a seller's good is initially ...
  • Learning to be sociable: the evolution of homo economicus 

    Ng, Irene C. L.; Tseng, Lu-Ming (Wiley, 2008-05)
    This article studies the evolution of the economic man (Homo economicus) from its original conception until the current day. By analyzing the discourse of economic articles, we provide a chronological account of the economic ...
  • Learning to export from neighbors 

    Fernandes, Ana P.; Tang, Heiwai (Elsevier, 2014-09-01)
    This paper studies how learning from neighboring firms affects new exporters' performance. We develop a statistical decision model in which a firm updates its prior belief about demand in a foreign market based on several ...
  • Learning unethical practices from a co-worker: the peer effect of Jose Canseco 

    Gould, Eric; Kaplan, Todd R. (MPRA, 2010-08)
    This paper examines the issue of whether workers learn productive skills from their co-workers, even if those skills are unethical. Specifically, we estimate whether Jose Canseco, a star baseball player in the late 1980’s ...
  • The limits to minimum-variance hedging 

    Harris, Richard D. F.; Shen, Jian; Stoja, Evarist (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010-06)
    In this paper, we compare the estimated minimum-variance hedge ratios from a range of conditional hedging models with the 'realized' minimum variance hedge ratio constructed using intraday data. We show that the reduction ...
  • Living up to the past? Ideological sensemaking in organizational transition 

    Maclean, Mairi; Harvey, Charles; Sillince, John A.A.; Golant, Benjamin D. (Sage, 2014-07)
    This article builds upon archival and oral history research on organizational change at Procter & Gamble (P&G) from 1930 to 2000, focusing on periods of transition. It examines historical narrative as a vehicle for ideological ...
  • Long memory and nonlinear time series 

    Davidson, James; Teräsvirta, Timo (Elsevier, 2002)