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Do rating agencies exhibit herding behaviour?: evidence from sovereign ratings (2019)
Journal Article
Chen, Z., Matousek, R., Stewart, C., & Webb, R. (2019). Do rating agencies exhibit herding behaviour?: evidence from sovereign ratings. International Review of Financial Analysis, 64, 57-70. doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2019.04.011

We assess the presence of herding by considering the lead-lag relationship of sovereign ratings assigned by the three main rating agencies at the individual country level. Given that different rating agencies may have different levels of expertise (r... Read More

Comparison of AR and physical experiential learning environment in supporting product innovation (2019)
Journal Article
Liu, C., Lu, J., Kao, Y., Chung, L., & Tan, K. (2019). Comparison of AR and physical experiential learning environment in supporting product innovation. International Journal of Engineering Business Management, 11, doi:10.1177/1847979019839578

This article compares how virtual and physical learning aids enhance learners’ product innovation capability, i.e., design experiences and domain knowledge. The virtual aid utilises augmented reality (AR) allowing learners to experience a range of an... Read More

What is an advert? : a sociological perspective on marketing media (2019)
Journal Article
Cluley, R., & Nixon, E. (in press). What is an advert? : a sociological perspective on marketing media. Marketing Theory,

This paper draws on a conceptual vocabulary developed in science and technology studies to advance a sociological theory of objects in marketing. Analysing a single advertising medium, it shows that marketing objects can exist simultaneously in multi... Read More

The impact of business schools: increasing the range of strategic choices (2019)
Journal Article
Lejeune, C., Starkey, K., Kalika, M., & Tempest, S. (2019). The impact of business schools: increasing the range of strategic choices. Management International, 23(2), 88-98

The notion of impact is becoming important for international business schools, which are under increasing pressures related to their legitimacy. Although the term impact has gained in popularity, common approaches to business school impact rely eithe... Read More

Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms (2018)
Journal Article
Yekini, K. C., Adelopo, I., Wang, Y., & Song, S. (in press). Post-regulation effect on factors driving environmental disclosures among Chinese listed firms. Accounting Research Journal, doi:10.1108/ARJ-01-2017-0018. ISSN 1030-9616

This study re-examines the factors that affect the level of Environmental Information Disclosures (EID) following the issuance of the “Environmental Information Disclosure Guidelines for Chinese Listed Companies”. The study is underpinned by stakehol... Read More

An audit of healthcare provision in internally displaced population camps in Nigeria (2018)
Journal Article
Ekezie, W., Timmons, S., Myles, P., Siebert, P., Bains, M., & Pritchard, C. (2018). An audit of healthcare provision in internally displaced population camps in Nigeria. Journal of Public Health, doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdy141

Background: Armed conflict in Nigeria resulted in more than 2 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). IDPs live in poor conditions lacking basic resources with variable provision across different locations. This audit aimed to determine the heal... Read More

Differentiating ‘the user’ in DSR: developing demand side response in advanced economies (2018)
Journal Article
Goulden, M., Spence, A., Wardman, J., & Leygue, C. (2018). Differentiating ‘the user’ in DSR: developing demand side response in advanced economies. Energy Policy, 122, (176-185). doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2018.07.013. ISSN 0301-4215

This paper reports on the current state of Demand Side Response (DSR) in the UK – an early adoptor amongst advanced economies – and the role of the end user in determining its future. Through 21 expert interviews we establish the current state of DSR... Read More

Introduction (2018)
Book Chapter
Spence, L. J., Frynas, J. G., Muthuri, J. N., & Navare, J. (2018). Introduction. In L. J. Spence, J. G. Frynas, J. N. Muthuri, & J. Navare (Eds.), Research Handbook on Small Business Social Responsibility: Global Perspectives, 1-19. Edward Elgar Publishing

The vast majority of businesses globally are small. If business is to be socially responsible, we need to go beyond the westernised concept of 'Corporate Social Responsibility', to develop 'Small Business Social Responsibility'. This agenda-setting R... Read More

Online technology as a driver of sharing (2018)
Book Chapter
Harvey, J., Smith, A., & Golightly, D. (2018). Online technology as a driver of sharing. In B. Yasanti, B. Perera, & P. A. Albinsson (Eds.), The rise of the sharing economy : exploring the challenges and opportunities of collaborative consumption

Sociocultural vectors of effective risk communication (2014)
Journal Article
Wardman, J. K. (2014). Sociocultural vectors of effective risk communication. Journal of Risk Research, 17(10), 1251-1257. doi:10.1080/13669877.2014.942498

Kasperson's reflections on the 'state of the art' in risk communication thinking and practice set out an ambitious programmatic vision of how future progress in effective risk communication might be achieved. In this critical but supportive response,... Read More

On the differences in measuring SMB and HML in the UK: do they matter? (2014)
Journal Article
Michou, M., Mouselli, S., & Stark, A. (2014). On the differences in measuring SMB and HML in the UK: do they matter?. British Accounting Review, 46(3), 281-294. doi:10.1016/j.bar.2014.03.004

The FamaeFrench (FF) three factor model expands the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) to include two additional factors to the market factor e SMB, employed to capture a firm size effect in returns and HML employed to capture book-to-market effects... Read More