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"The smell of death and the smell of life": Authenticity, anxiety and perceptions of death at Varanasi's cremation grounds (2019)
Journal Article
Sharma, N., & Rickly, J. (2019). "The smell of death and the smell of life": Authenticity, anxiety and perceptions of death at Varanasi's cremation grounds. Journal of Heritage Tourism, doi:10.1080/1743873X.2019.1610411

This paper contributes to an understanding of existential authenticity and existential anxiety in tourism studies through an investigation of tourists' perceptions of death, the Self, and "others" at the Hindu cremation grounds in Varanasi, India. En... Read More

The complementarity of green supply chain management practices and the impact on environmental performance (2019)
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Al-Sheyadi, A., Muyldermans, L., & Kauppi, K. (2019). The complementarity of green supply chain management practices and the impact on environmental performance. Journal of Environmental Management, 242, 186-198. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.04.078

Although the importance of integrating different Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) activities has been highlighted in the literature, the potential interdependencies between these practices and their performance impacts have not been investigated.... Read More

Modeling Price Volatility based on a Genetic Programming Approach (2019)
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Ding, S., Zhang, Y., & Duygun, M. (2019). Modeling Price Volatility based on a Genetic Programming Approach. British Journal of Management, 30(2), 328-340. doi:10.1111/1467-8551.12359

Business profitability is highly dependent on risk management strategies to hedge future cash flow uncertainty. Commodity price shocks and fluctuations are key risks for companies with global supply chains. The purpose of this paper is to show how Ar... Read More

Do actively managed US mutual funds produce positive alpha? (2019)
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Huang, R., Pilbeam, K., & Pouliot, W. (2019). Do actively managed US mutual funds produce positive alpha?. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2019.03.006

Using more general forms of equilibrium asset pricing models, we reexamine the recent literature on actively managed US Mutual Fund performance over the period 1984-2015. Using the false discovery technique, we show that the existing literature which... Read More

Clinical and ethical challenges in undertaking LIMPRINT in vulnerable populations (2019)
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Moffatt, C., Sykorova, M., Aubeeluck, A., Franks, P., Pankhurst, S., Bussey, R., …Gordon, S. (2019). Clinical and ethical challenges in undertaking LIMPRINT in vulnerable populations. Lymphatic Research and Biology, 17(2), 155-162. doi:10.1089/lrb.2018.0083

Background and Study Objective: To estimate the prevalence of chronic edema (CO) and wounds within two vulnerable populations, a male high security prison in the East Midlands (United Kingdom) and residential and nursing homes in the United Kingdom a... Read More

Customer boundary work to navigate institutional arrangements around service interactions: exploring the case of telehealth (2019)
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Jefferies, J. G., Bishop, S., & Hibbert, S. (2019). Customer boundary work to navigate institutional arrangements around service interactions: exploring the case of telehealth. Journal of Business Research, doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.03.052

This research extends literature on value co-creation by examining customer perspectives on institutional arrangements of service systems and how these shape customers’ efforts to navigate service interactions. Healthcare provides the empirical conte... Read More

Understanding behaviour change in context: Examining the role of midstream social marketing programmes (2019)
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Hibbert, S., & Mcdonald, R. (in press). Understanding behaviour change in context: Examining the role of midstream social marketing programmes. Sociology of Health and Illness,

This research examines how midstream social marketing programmes that adopt a relational and community-based approach create opportunities for individuals to make incremental changes to health behaviour. Specifically, it applies Bourdieusian theory t... Read More

Gender and bank lending after the global financial crisis: are women entrepreneurs safer bets? (2019)
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Cowling, M., Marlow, S., & Liu, W. (2019). Gender and bank lending after the global financial crisis: are women entrepreneurs safer bets?. Small Business Economics, doi:10.1007/s11187-019-00168-3

Using gender as a theoretical framework, we analyse the dynamics of bank lending to small and medium sized enterprises (SME) in the aftermath of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis. Using six waves of the SME Finance Monitor survey, we apply a formal Oa... Read More

An analysis of media reporting on the closure of freestanding midwifery units in England (2019)
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Rayment, J., McCourt, C., Scanlon, M., Culley, L., Spiby, H., Bishop, S., & Avila de Lima, L. (2019). An analysis of media reporting on the closure of freestanding midwifery units in England. Women and Birth, doi:10.1016/j.wombi.2018.12.012

Problem Despite clinical guidelines and policy promoting choice of place of birth, 14 Freestanding Midwifery Units were closed between 2008 and 2015, closures reported in the media as justified by low use and financial constraints. Background Th... Read More

Patients' conceptualizations of responsibility for healthcare: a typology for understanding differing attributions in the context of patient safety (2019)
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Heavey, E., Waring, J., De Brun, A., Dawson, P., & Scott, J. (in press). Patients' conceptualizations of responsibility for healthcare: a typology for understanding differing attributions in the context of patient safety. Journal of Health and Social Behavior,

This study examines how patients conceptualize ‘responsibility’ for their healthcare and make sense of the complex boundaries between patient and professional roles. Focusing on the specific case of patient safety, narrative methods were used to anal... Read More

The impact of digital marketing as compared to traditional marketing's impact on university-bound students (2019)
Journal Article
Vrontis, D., Bassam, B., El Nemar, S., & Themistocleous, C. (in press). The impact of digital marketing as compared to traditional marketing's impact on university-bound students. International Studies of Management and Organization,

Understanding the decision-making process of students when choosing a university is essential for the profitability of the latter. Current literature identifies that different online and offline marketing techniques have an influence on the decision-... Read More

Joint actions with large partners and small-firm ambidexterity in asymmetric alliances: the mediating role of relational identification (2019)
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Feng, Y., Teng, D., & Hao, B. (2019). Joint actions with large partners and small-firm ambidexterity in asymmetric alliances: the mediating role of relational identification. International Small Business Journal, doi:10.1177/0266242619842592

This study investigates the role of relational identification in the relation between joint actions and small-firm ambidexterity in asymmetric alliances. Using survey data on Chinese high-technology firms, we find that joint problem-solving and joint... Read More

Human factors in information leakage: mitigation strategies for information sharing integrity (2019)
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Wong, W. P., Tan, H. C., Tan, K. H., & Tseng, M. (in press). Human factors in information leakage: mitigation strategies for information sharing integrity. Industrial Management and Data Systems,

Structured Abstract Purpose-The purpose of this paper is to explore the human factors triggering information leakage and investigate how companies mitigate insider threat for information sharing integrity. Design/methodology/approach-The methodology... Read More

The struggles for (and of) network management: an ethnographic study of non-dominant policy actors in the English healthcare system (2019)
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Waring, J., & Crompton, A. (2019). The struggles for (and of) network management: an ethnographic study of non-dominant policy actors in the English healthcare system. Public Management Review, doi:10.1080/14719037.2019.1588360

The coordinating skills of network management are well-documented, but there is little understanding of how network management roles are acquired and sustained. This article reports on a two-year ethnographic study that investigated the introduction... Read More

The impact on designing a material-based global supply chain net-work for Asian manufacturers (2019)
Journal Article
Namkamura, K., Yamada, T., & Tan, K. (2019). The impact on designing a material-based global supply chain net-work for Asian manufacturers. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, doi:10.1108/MEQ-12-2018-0206

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate effects on global supply chain reconfigured in the customs duty rate of parts and specific material types brought about by Brexit and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Design/methodology/approach... Read More

Exploring the false promise of entrepreneurship through a postfeminist critique of the enterprise policy discourse in Sweden and the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Ahl, H., & Marlow, S. (in press). Exploring the false promise of entrepreneurship through a postfeminist critique of the enterprise policy discourse in Sweden and the UK. Human Relations,

Exploring the false promise of entrepreneurship through a postfeminist critique of the enterprise policy discourse in Sweden and the UK. Abstract Contemporary theories of neoliberalism and entrepreneurship are entwined; both hinge upon the use of age... Read More

Derivatives Pricing And Liquidity Risk (2019)
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Zhang, Y., Ding, S., & Duygun, M. (2019). Derivatives Pricing And Liquidity Risk. Journal of Futures Markets, doi:10.1002/fut.22008

This paper develops a novel, general derivative pricing model which introduces a liquidity risk factor. The model variants we outline offer a sufficient degree of flexibility so as to enable the valuation of various types of derivative classes includ... Read More

Paws for thought? analysing how prevailing masculinities constrain career progression for UK women veterinary surgeons (2019)
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Treanor, L., & Marlow, S. (in press). Paws for thought? analysing how prevailing masculinities constrain career progression for UK women veterinary surgeons. Human Relations,

The structure of veterinary medicine is changing rapidly from that of traditional small privately owned practices to one of corporate franchises, often positioned within retail outlets. Accompanying this trend has been the increasing presence of wome... Read More