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The Role of Mentoring in Transformational Change in Housing Association Mergers (2019)
Journal Article
Rafique, M. (2019). The Role of Mentoring in Transformational Change in Housing Association Mergers. International Journal of Management and Applied Research, 6(3), 97-115. https://doi.org/10.18646/2056.63.19-007

Mentoring is a developing phenomenon and is widely used in the not-for-profit sector in the UK. Whereas, housing association mergers and the post-merger staff integration remain neglected areas of research. Qualitative data collected from 13 particip... Read More about The Role of Mentoring in Transformational Change in Housing Association Mergers.

The Role of Government Affiliation in Explaining Firm Innovativeness and Profitability in Emerging Countries: Evidence from China (2019)
Journal Article
Wang, C., Kafouros, M., Yi, J., Hong, J., & Ganotakis, P. (2020). The Role of Government Affiliation in Explaining Firm Innovativeness and Profitability in Emerging Countries: Evidence from China. Journal of World Business, 55(3), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2019.101047

Drawing from institutional polycentrism, we advance understanding of how affiliation with different government levels influences innovativeness and profitability in emerging countries. Our framework suggests that as different government levels vary i... Read More about The Role of Government Affiliation in Explaining Firm Innovativeness and Profitability in Emerging Countries: Evidence from China.

The implications of labour unions in the presence of a merger (2019)
Journal Article
Cao, J., Mukherjee, A., & Sinha, U. B. (2019). The implications of labour unions in the presence of a merger. Manchester School, https://doi.org/10.1111/manc.12306

It is usually believed that the presence of labour unions is detrimental for the consumers since it raises wage. We show that this view may not be true if we endogenise the impacts of labour unions on firms' corporate strategies such as merger and ac... Read More about The implications of labour unions in the presence of a merger.

Social capital for rural revitalization in China: A critical evaluation on the government's new countryside programme in Chengdu (2019)
Journal Article
Wu, B., & Liu, L. (2019). Social capital for rural revitalization in China: A critical evaluation on the government's new countryside programme in Chengdu. Land Use Policy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104268

In the context of urbanisation and decline of its countryside in the 21 st century, the Chinese government has initiated a campaign namely "building a socialist new countryside" in 2006 which is now renamed as "rural revitalisation". Bringing togethe... Read More about Social capital for rural revitalization in China: A critical evaluation on the government's new countryside programme in Chengdu.

The role of social media in managing supplier attractiveness: An investigation of business-to-business markets (2019)
Journal Article
Toth, Z., Liu, M., Luo, M., & Braziotis, C. (in press). The role of social media in managing supplier attractiveness: An investigation of business-to-business markets. International Journal of Operations and Production Management,

Purpose-Managing attractiveness is a constant challenge to mobilize relationship-specific investments, especially in a business environment increasingly enhanced by social media activities. There is limited knowledge on how social media activities co... Read More about The role of social media in managing supplier attractiveness: An investigation of business-to-business markets.

Indie Unions, Organizing and Labour Renewal: Learning from Precarious Migrant Workers (2019)
Journal Article
Però, D. (2019). Indie Unions, Organizing and Labour Renewal: Learning from Precarious Migrant Workers. Work, Employment and Society,

This article examines the organizing practices of indie unions-the emerging grassroots unions co-led by precarious migrant workers. It draws on an embedded actor-centred approach involving extensive multi-sited ethnography. The article shows how work... Read More about Indie Unions, Organizing and Labour Renewal: Learning from Precarious Migrant Workers.

Business-Linkage Volatility Spillovers Between US Industries (2019)
Journal Article
Xuan, L., Nguyen, D., Mateut, S., & Chevapatrakul, T. (2019). Business-Linkage Volatility Spillovers Between US Industries. Journal of Banking and Finance, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2019.105699

We examine the volatility transmission across industries and its dependence on the inter-industry business linkages. Our analysis reveals significant cross-industry volatility spillovers, which are clearly associated with the strength of the trade re... Read More about Business-Linkage Volatility Spillovers Between US Industries.

The ‘New Medicine Service’: supporting adherence in people starting a new medication for a long-term condition: 26-week follow up of a pragmatic randomised controlled trial (2019)
Journal Article
Elliott, R. A., Boyd, M., Tanajewski, L., Barber, N., Gkountouras, G., Avery, A. J., …Chuter, A. (2019). The ‘New Medicine Service’: supporting adherence in people starting a new medication for a long-term condition: 26-week follow up of a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMJ Quality and Safety, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2018-009177+

Business Ethics in Africa: The Role of Institutional Context, Social Relevance, and Development Challenges (2019)
Journal Article
Adeleye, I., Luiz, J., Muthuri, J., & Amaeshi, K. (2019). Business Ethics in Africa: The Role of Institutional Context, Social Relevance, and Development Challenges. Journal of Business Ethics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-019-04338-x

Business ethics in Africa, as a field of research, practice, and teaching, has grown rapidly over the last two decades or so, covering a wide variety of topical issues, including corporate social responsibility, governance, and social entrepreneurshi... Read More about Business Ethics in Africa: The Role of Institutional Context, Social Relevance, and Development Challenges.

Successful cases of Interactive Network Branding (2019)
Book Chapter
Koporcic, N. (2019). Successful cases of Interactive Network Branding. In Understanding Interactive Network Branding in SME FirmsEmerald

This chapter of the book focuses on presenting successful Interactive Network Branding (INB) illustrative case examples. We first present each case by tackling the specific issue that appears in each of the companies, after which we present possible... Read More about Successful cases of Interactive Network Branding.

Existentially Understanding Tourism In Locale: A Dwelling Perspective (2019)
Journal Article
Chen, X., Zhang, C., Stone, T., & Lamb, J. (2020). Existentially Understanding Tourism In Locale: A Dwelling Perspective. Annals of Tourism Research, 80, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2019.102828

This study draws heavily on Heidegger's post turn thinking of dwelling to provide a philosophically informed approach to comprehend host perceptions of tourism. The philosophical premise of dwelling, including (to) poetically dwell and the fourfold,... Read More about Existentially Understanding Tourism In Locale: A Dwelling Perspective.

Expanding theory of tourists' destination loyalty: The role of sensory impressions (2019)
Journal Article
Lv, X., Li, C. (., & McCabe, S. (2020). Expanding theory of tourists' destination loyalty: The role of sensory impressions. Tourism Management, 77, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2019.104026

What shapes tourist's attitudes towards destinations most, abstract destination image or concrete sensory impressions? This exploratory research investigates the unique role played by sensory impressions in understanding destination loyalty through a... Read More about Expanding theory of tourists' destination loyalty: The role of sensory impressions.

Ethical Judgments about Social Entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa: The Influence of Spatio-Cultural Meanings (2019)
Journal Article
De Avillez, M., Greenman, A., & Marlow, S. (2019). Ethical Judgments about Social Entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa: The Influence of Spatio-Cultural Meanings. Journal of Business Ethics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-019-04344-z

Within this paper, we adopt a qualitative process approach to explore how ethical judgments are influenced by spatio-cultural meanings to advance debate about how social entrepreneurship is practiced in a sub-Saharan African country, Mozambique. We a... Read More about Ethical Judgments about Social Entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa: The Influence of Spatio-Cultural Meanings.

Do productive firms get external finance? Evidence from Chinese listed manufacturing firms (2019)
Journal Article
Chen, M., & Matousek, R. (2019). Do productive firms get external finance? Evidence from Chinese listed manufacturing firms. International Review of Financial Analysis, 101422. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2019.101422

Due to information asymmetry problem in financial markets good quality firms often find it difficult to prove to external finance providers about their true quality and to distinguish themselves from bad quality firms. We argue that instead of sendin... Read More about Do productive firms get external finance? Evidence from Chinese listed manufacturing firms.

Financial Constraints, Stock Liquidity, and Stock Returns (2019)
Journal Article
Li, X., & Luo, D. (2019). Financial Constraints, Stock Liquidity, and Stock Returns. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2019.101139

This paper examines stock liquidity in explaining the mixed relations between financial constraints and stock returns and the pricing of stock liquidity across financially constrained and unconstrained firms. We find a negative relation in liquid por... Read More about Financial Constraints, Stock Liquidity, and Stock Returns.

Necessary Condition Analysis In Tourism Research (2019)
Journal Article
Toth, Z., Dul, J., & Chunxiao, . (2019). Necessary Condition Analysis In Tourism Research. Annals of Tourism Research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2019.102821

Necessary condition analysis (abbreviated as NCA) is a data analysis method based on the causal logic of necessity: if the necessary condition is absent, then the outcome will not occur. This approach offers valuable insights into whether and the ext... Read More about Necessary Condition Analysis In Tourism Research.

Corporate Social Responsibility as Obligated Internalisation of Social Costs (2019)
Journal Article
Adegbite, E., Amaeshi, K., Johnston, A., & Osuji, O. (2019). Corporate Social Responsibility as Obligated Internalisation of Social Costs. Journal of Business Ethics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-019-04329-y

We propose that corporations should be subject to a legal obligation to identify and internalise their social costs or negative externalities. Our proposal reframes corporate social responsibility (CSR) as obligated internalisation of social costs, a... Read More about Corporate Social Responsibility as Obligated Internalisation of Social Costs.

The Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 Part 1 and Beyond: A Critical Review (2019)
Journal Article
Marson, J., Ferris, K., & Dickinson, J. (2019). The Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 Part 1 and Beyond: A Critical Review. Statute Law Review, https://doi.org/10.1093/slr/hmz021

On 19 July 2018 the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 (AEVA) received Royal Assent. As motor vehicles are becoming increasingly technologically-based, with driving aids having taken over many of the more mundane (and possibly dangerous) aspect... Read More about The Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 Part 1 and Beyond: A Critical Review.

The effect of regional skill gaps and skill shortages on firm productivity (2019)
Journal Article
Morris, D., Vanino, E., & Corradini, C. (in press). The effect of regional skill gaps and skill shortages on firm productivity. Environment and Planning A,

This paper contributes to the literature on regional productivity, complementing previous education and skill level perspectives with a novel approach analysing the impact of regional skill gaps and skill shortages. This allows us to better reflect t... Read More about The effect of regional skill gaps and skill shortages on firm productivity.