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(Almost) efficient information transmission in elections (2019)
Journal Article
Foucart, R., & Schmidt, R. C. (2019). (Almost) efficient information transmission in elections. European Economic Review, 119, doi:10.1016/j.euroecorev.2019.07.005

We study a model in which two parties compete by announcing their policies, after receiving conditionally independent private signals about the true state of the world. Parties are both office-and policy-motivated. Our model can explain radically dif... Read More

Resisting big data exploitations in public healthcare: free riding or distributive justice? (2019)
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Vezyridis, P., & Timmons, S. (2019). Resisting big data exploitations in public healthcare: free riding or distributive justice?. Sociology of Health and Illness, doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12969

We draw on findings from qualitative interviews with health data researchers, GPs and citizens who opted out from NHS England's care.data programme to explore controversies and negotiations around data sharing in the NHS. Drawing on theoretical persp... Read More

Credit Information Sharing and Loan Default in Developing Countries: The Moderating Effect of Banking Market Concentration and National Governance Quality (2019)
Journal Article
Fosu, S., Danso, A., Agyei-Boapeah, H., Ntim, C. G., & Adegbite, E. (in press). Credit Information Sharing and Loan Default in Developing Countries: The Moderating Effect of Banking Market Concentration and National Governance Quality. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting,

Departing from the existing literature, which associates credit information sharing with improved access to credit in advanced economies, we examine whether credit information sharing can also reduce loan default rate for banks domiciled in developin... Read More

Health States of Exception: unsafe non-care and the (inadvertent) production of ‘bare life’ in complex care transitions (2019)
Journal Article
Waring, J., & Bishop, S. (in press). Health States of Exception: unsafe non-care and the (inadvertent) production of ‘bare life’ in complex care transitions. Sociology of Health and Illness,

This paper draws on the work of Giorgio Agamben to understand how the social organisation of care transitions can reduce people to their 'bare' life thereby making harmful and degrading treatment seemingly legitimate. The findings of a two-year ethno... Read More

Accountability for performance in English and Scottish fire and rescue services from 2010 to 2016 (2019)
Journal Article
Taylor, L., Greenhalgh, K., & Murphy, P. (in press). Accountability for performance in English and Scottish fire and rescue services from 2010 to 2016. Public Money and Management,

Using evidence from English and Scottish fire and rescue services from 2010-2016, this paper aims to show how divergent performance management regimes can affect public accountability. Performance management regimes enable agencies and the public to... Read More

Organizational Learning and Hotel Performance: The Role of Capabilities' Hierarchy (2019)
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Ali, S., Peters, L., Khan, U., & Ali, W. (in press). Organizational Learning and Hotel Performance: The Role of Capabilities' Hierarchy. International Journal of Hospitality Management,

Building on the capabilities' hierarchy concept, a model of the effect of organizational learning on hotel performance is proposed and tested in this study. Data was collected from 240 managers in the hotel industry of United Kingdom and Pakistan via... Read More

The changing role of the marketing researcher in the age of digital technology: Practitioner perspectives on the digitization of marketing research (2019)
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Cluley, R., Green, W., & Owen, R. (2019). The changing role of the marketing researcher in the age of digital technology: Practitioner perspectives on the digitization of marketing research . International Journal of Market Research, doi:10.1177/1470785319865129

After years of hype, marketing researchers are now facing the challenge of integrating new digital technologies into their work. Based on an analysis of 44 key informant interviews with marketing research practitioners, the study develops a framework... Read More

In Search of Meaningful Work on Digital Freelancing Platforms: The Case of Design Professionals (2019)
Journal Article
Nemkova, E., Demirel, P., & Baines, L. (in press). In Search of Meaningful Work on Digital Freelancing Platforms: The Case of Design Professionals. New Technology, Work and Employment,

Growth of the platform economy has been accompanied by critiques of the fragmented, isolated and precarious nature of the employment it offers. Yet, little is known about how creative freelancers perceive the meaning of work on the platforms. Based o... Read More

Working for an algorithm: Power asymmetries and agency in online work settings (2019)
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Curchod, C., Patriotta, G., Cohen, L., & Neysen, N. (2019). Working for an algorithm: Power asymmetries and agency in online work settings. Administrative Science Quarterly, doi:10.1177/0001839219867024

Drawing on interviews with 77 high-performing eBay business sellers, this article investigates the power asymmetries generated by customer evaluations in online work settings. Sellers' accounts revealed a high degree of sensitivity to negative review... Read More

Profit raising entry in a vertical structure (2019)
Journal Article
Mukherjee, A. (2019). Profit raising entry in a vertical structure. Economics Letters, 183, 1-4. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2019.108543

In contrast to the usual belief, we show that entry in the final goods market increases profits of the incumbent final goods producers if there is free entry in the input market and the final goods are sufficiently differentiated. Thus, we extend Mat... Read More

Profit raising entry in a vertical structure (2019)
Journal Article
Mukherjee, A. (2019). Profit raising entry in a vertical structure. Economics Letters, doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2019.108543

In contrast to the usual belief, we show that entry in the final goods market increases profits of the incumbent final goods producers if there is free entry in the input market and the final goods are sufficiently differentiated. Thus, we extend Mat... Read More

Feedback Stackelberg-Nash equilibria in mixed leadership games with an application to cooperative advertising (2019)
Journal Article
Bensoussan, A., Chen, S., Chutani, A., Sethi, S. P., Siu, C. C., & Yam, S. C. P. (2017). Feedback Stackelberg-Nash equilibria in mixed leadership games with an application to cooperative advertising. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization,

In this paper we characterize the feedback equilibrium of a general infinite-horizon Stackelberg-Nash differential game where the roles of the players are mixed. By mixed we mean that one player is a leader on some decisions and a follower on other d... Read More

Return asymmetry and the cross section of stock returns (2019)
Journal Article
Xu, Z., Chevapatrakul, T., & Li, X. (2019). Return asymmetry and the cross section of stock returns. Journal of International Money and Finance, 97, 93-110. doi:10.1016/j.jimonfin.2019.06.005

This paper develops a new measure of return asymmetry, following Patil et al. (2012). We demonstrate that the return asymmetry measure helps explain the cross section of stock returns. Consistent with results in Barberis and Huang (2008), our empiric... Read More

Effects of intellectual capital and university knowledge on indigenous innovation: evidence from Indian SMEs (2019)
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Zhang, M., Lettice, F., & Pawar, K. (2019). Effects of intellectual capital and university knowledge on indigenous innovation: evidence from Indian SMEs. Production Planning and Control, 30(10-12), 799-812. doi:10.1080/09537287.2019.1582090

Intellectual capital and collaboration with universities are vital knowledge management practices for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to innovate and improve the effectiveness of their operations. This study investigates empirically the imp... Read More

Human factors in information leakage: mitigation strategies for information sharing integrity (2019)
Journal Article
Wong, W. P., Tan, H. C., Tan, K. H., & Tseng, M. (2019). Human factors in information leakage: mitigation strategies for information sharing integrity. Industrial Management and Data Systems, doi:10.1108/IMDS-12-2018-0546

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

Fraud interpretation and disclaimer audit opinion: evidence from the Solomon Islands Public Sector (SIPS) (2019)
Journal Article
Malau, W., Ohalehi, P., Badr, E., & Yekini, K. (2019). Fraud interpretation and disclaimer audit opinion: evidence from the Solomon Islands Public Sector (SIPS). Managerial Auditing Journal,

Purpose – Financial Transactions Fraud (FTF) and Financial Statements Fraud (FSF) grew exponentially during the last decades coupled with complex and sophisticated technological developments. This study investigates the practitioners’ interpretation... Read More

Affective and Effective Truths: Rhetoric, Normativity and Critical Management Studies (2019)
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Parker, S., & Racz, M. (2019). Affective and Effective Truths: Rhetoric, Normativity and Critical Management Studies. Organization, doi:10.1177/1350508419855717

The buzz of Brexit and Trump brought with it a new Oxford English Dictionary word of the year: ‘post-truth’. Defined as ‘denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and person... Read More

The role of service providers in 3D printing adoption (2019)
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Chaudhuri, A., Rogers, H., Soberg, P., & Pawar, K. (2019). The role of service providers in 3D printing adoption. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 119(6), 1189-1205. doi:10.1108/IMDS-08-2018-0339

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to identify challenges faced by industrial firms at different phases of adoption of 3D printing (3DP), and outline how 3DP service providers can help address these challenges. Design/methodology/approach Sepa... Read More

'For the English to see' or effective change? How supply chains are shaped by laws and regulations and what that means for the exposure of modern slavery (2019)
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Pinheiro, S. M., Emberson, C., & Trautrims, A. (2019). 'For the English to see' or effective change? How supply chains are shaped by laws and regulations and what that means for the exposure of modern slavery. Journal of the British Academy, 7(s1), doi:10.5871/jba/007s1.167

'For the English to see' or effective change?-How supply chains are shaped by laws and regulations and what that means for modern slavery exposure Global supply chains cross and connect judicial systems, providing regulatory and legal frameworks in w... Read More

The future of business schools: shut them down or broaden our horizons? (2019)
Journal Article
Starkey, K., & Thomas, H. (2019). The future of business schools: shut them down or broaden our horizons?. Global Focus - the EFMD Business Magazine, 13(2), 4-49

We live in turbulent and complicated times and business schools are not immune to the uncertainties that now afflict so many aspects of our social and economic lives. The quality of today’s leaders poses some serious philosophical and strategic quest... Read More