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How Can National Governance affect Education Quality in Western Europe?
Purpose – As the international society faces unprecedented challenges associated with resource scarcity, governance scandals, increasing injustice and inequality, new opportunities for higher education institutions are ...
Diaspora Entrepreneurs’ Push and Pull Institutional Factors for Investing in Africa: Insights from African Returnees from the United Kingdom
Applying the institution-based views, this article conceptualises how diaspora entrepreneurs take stimuli from the push and pull institutional factors to develop business enterprises in their countries of origin. Using ...
The impact of governmental intervention on the association between initial public offering and future stock issuance
We examine the effect of initial public offering (IPO) characteristics on seasoned equity offering (SEO) decisions in relation to governmental intervention in China. Our results confirm the process of underpriced IPOs in ...
Councillor Ethics: A Review of The Committee on Standards in Public Life’s ‘Local Government Ethical Standards’
(Taylor and Francis, 2020)
The Committee on Standards in Public life (CSPL) new report Local Government Ethical Standards presents a detailed review of local government ethics in England, aiming to highlight both best practice and areas for improvement. ...
Social capital's role in humanitarian crises
(Oxford Academic, 2020)
The growing scale and persistence of humanitarian crises constitute a critical problem for nation-states, aid organizations, and crisis-affected people around the world. Many in the fields of disaster response and ...
The Case for Public Enforcement of Directors’ Duties: An Australian Case Study and Application to Nigeria
(Kluwer Law International, 2020-01)
Like many other common law countries, Nigeria imposes statutory duties on its companies’ directors. Breach of these duties are expected to be enforced ‘privately’ by the company, its shareholders or any other proper person. ...
Cultural Antecedents of Sustainability and Regional Economic Development - A Study of SME 'Mittelstand' Firms in Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
This paper examines behavioural and regional/geographic cultural antecedents of sustainability in SME contexts. The study identifies prevailing macro-representations of sustainability in the literature and highlights an ...
The Collective Magic of Community Action: a Review of William Mazzarella’s The Mana of Mass Society
(Bristol University Press, 2020-01-04)
This is an extended book review article with an research engaged critique on William Mazzarella's 'Mana of Mass Society'
Globalization, free markets and investor protection
(Oviedo University Press, 2020-03)
Using data from 29 countries, this paper is the first attempt to examine whether economic, political and social integration explain how well investors, both shareholders and creditors, are protected from expropriation by ...
Talent management and the HR function in cross-cultural mergers and acquisitions: the role and impact of bi-cultural identity
This paper examines bi-cultural talent in relation to human resource management (HRM) practices in cross-cultural merger and acquisitions (M&A). The intersection of HRM, bi-cultural talent management and cross-cultural M&A ...