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Policy instruments for public procurement of innovation: Choice, design and assessment
Public procurement is increasingly seen as an important potential instrument of innovation policy. However, policy design has been underpinned largely by anecdotal evidence and without a clear theoretical or empirical basis ...
Ownership Structure, Cash Constraints and Investment Behaviour in Russian Firms
(De Montfort University, 2013-10)
Exploring the theological foundation of Corporate Social Responsibility in Islam, Christianity and Judaism for Strengthening Compliance and Reporting: An Eclectic Approach
(Issues in Social and Environmental Accounting, 2013)
Religion in the contemporary times has potentials from which conventional models and theories could leverage for public wellbeing. Considering the moral and ethical dimensions of corporate social responsibility (CSR), ...
Democratising the learning process: the use of Twitter in the teaching of Politics and International Relations
Twitter has become an established feature of the contemporary landscape. It has been used by, among others, politicians, political parties, governments, international organisations, charities, think-tanks and individuals ...
Russian Entrepreneurs in London : Are they Flying Business Class?
(British Academy of Management Conference, 2013-09-10)
This paper’s objective is to examine transnational nature of new entrepreneurial community through the “forms of capital” framework (Ram et al, 2008, Vershinina, et.al. 2011). This study examines the stories of fourteen ...
Assessing the Relationship between Sales Quotas and Moral Judgement of Insurance Salespersons: The Moderating Effects of Moral Values, Quota Failure Consequences, and Corporate Ethical Climate
(Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences, 2013)
There is an increasing call for managers in the Nigerian insurance industry to espouse higher level of ethical behaviour to earn the trust of customers, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders. Arguably, this will ...
The role of research proposals in business and management education
This paper explores the use of research proposals within business and management education. The implicit learning objectives contained in producing research proposals are described and evaluated in terms of learning about ...
SME financing and credibility: does entrepreneur’s gender matter?
(Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 2013-11-11)
Objectives: The aim of this paper is to explore the notion of entrepreneur credibility, a sense of belief or trust in the individual’s ability to fulfill the entrepreneurial role and create and sustain a viable venture, ...
Asking "why" helps action control by goals but not plans
(Springer US, 2013-06-12)
The present research investigated whether asking ‘‘why’’ concerning the pursuit of one goal can affect the subsequent pursuit of a previously chosen goal. Asking ‘‘why’’ should activate cognitive procedures involving ...
Managerial Effectiveness: An Indian Experience
Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to conduct an investigation into the interaction of three factors: ownership (public and private sector organizations), gender (male and female), and level of manager (senior, ...