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Should a retailer sell its own extended warranties or resell those from the manufacturer when confronting supplier encroachment? (2020)
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Chai, J., Li, H., Yan, W., & Li, Y. (in press). Should a retailer sell its own extended warranties or resell those from the manufacturer when confronting supplier encroachment?. Journal of the Operational Research Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/01605682.2020.1759383

Due to fierce competition in the product market under conditions of supplier encroachment, many brand name retailers, including Sears, Best Buy, and Circuit City, depend on the extended warranty contracts that they sell along with the products. The d... Read More about Should a retailer sell its own extended warranties or resell those from the manufacturer when confronting supplier encroachment?.

Investor Overconfidence and the Security Market Line: New Evidence from China (2020)
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Han, X., Li, K., & Li, Y. (2020). Investor Overconfidence and the Security Market Line: New Evidence from China. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2020.103961

This paper documents a highly downward-sloping security market line (SML) in China, which is more puzzling than the typical “flattened” SML in the US, and does not reconcile with existing theories of the low-beta anomaly. We show that investor overco... Read More about Investor Overconfidence and the Security Market Line: New Evidence from China.

Market frictions and the geographical location of global stock exchanges. Evidence from the S&P Global Index (2020)
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Hudson, R., & Gregoriou, A. (in press). Market frictions and the geographical location of global stock exchanges. Evidence from the S&P Global Index. Journal of Economic Studies, https://doi.org/10.1108/JES-03-2020-0091

We examine the impact of trading costs on investor average holding periods for the S&P global 1200 index. We report overwhelming evidence that global equity indices cannot be pooled. When we differentiate between stock indices based on their geograph... Read More about Market frictions and the geographical location of global stock exchanges. Evidence from the S&P Global Index.

Systemic Evaluation of Community Environmental Management Programmes (2020)
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Foote, J., Midgley, G., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., Hepi, M., & Earl-Goulet, J. (in press). Systemic Evaluation of Community Environmental Management Programmes. European journal of operational research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2020.05.019

Community environmental management (CEM) involves the facilitation of community partnerships, local dialogue, consultation and participative decision-making. This is increasingly seen as a solution to some of the more complex environmental issues fac... Read More about Systemic Evaluation of Community Environmental Management Programmes.

The effects of board structure on corporate performance: Evidence from East African frontier markets (2020)
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Guney, Y., Karpuz, A., & Komba, G. (2020). The effects of board structure on corporate performance: Evidence from East African frontier markets. Research in international business and finance, 53, 101222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2020.101222

The effectiveness of the well-known corporate governance practices may not be universal due to fundamental differences in the environments under which firms operate. By using hand-collected data from all the non-financial firms listed on the unexplor... Read More about The effects of board structure on corporate performance: Evidence from East African frontier markets.

Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence : big data and modern information processing systems (2020)
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Akhtar, P., Osburg, V., Kabra, G., Ullah, S., Shabbir, H., & Kumari, S. (in press). Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence : big data and modern information processing systems. Production planning & control,

Humanitarian operational excellence depends on effective coordination and collaboration not only between supply chain partners but also among other actors such as host government, local and international non-government organizations (NGOs), and don... Read More about Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence : big data and modern information processing systems.

An empirical study of the cross market efficiency of the index options market: A case study from the Italian derivatives market (2020)
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Hudson, R., & El Kalak, I. (2020). An empirical study of the cross market efficiency of the index options market: A case study from the Italian derivatives market. Review of accounting & finance, https://doi.org/10.1108/RAF-11-2016-0184

© 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: This study aims to examine the cross-market efficiency of the FTSE/MIB index options contracts traded on the Italian derivatives market (IDEM) during a period including the financial crisis between 1st Oct... Read More about An empirical study of the cross market efficiency of the index options market: A case study from the Italian derivatives market.

Spatial Scale and Product Mix Economies in U.S. Banking with Simultaneous Spillover Regimes (2019)
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Glass, A. J., Kenjegaliev, A., & Kenjegalieva, K. (2019). Spatial Scale and Product Mix Economies in U.S. Banking with Simultaneous Spillover Regimes. European journal of operational research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2019.12.036

The literature on bank scale economies focuses on the familiar type of returns to scale that are internal to the firm. Using a spatial approach, we analyze returns to scale for banks that are made up of external (i.e., spillover) economies. We extend... Read More about Spatial Scale and Product Mix Economies in U.S. Banking with Simultaneous Spillover Regimes.

Intraday time-series momentum: Evidence from China (2019)
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Jin, M., Kearney, F., Li, Y., & Yang, Y. C. (in press). Intraday time-series momentum: Evidence from China. Journal of Futures Markets, https://doi.org/10.1002/fut.22084

This study conducts an investigation of intraday time‐series momentum across four Chinese commodity futures contracts: copper, steel, soybean, and soybean meal. Our results indicate that the first half‐hour return positively predicts the last half‐ho... Read More about Intraday time-series momentum: Evidence from China.

The effects of ownership structure, sub-optimal cash holdings and investment inefficiency on dividend policy: evidence from Indonesia (2019)
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Moin, A., Guney, Y., & El Kalak, I. (2020). The effects of ownership structure, sub-optimal cash holdings and investment inefficiency on dividend policy: evidence from Indonesia. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11156-019-00862-z

We investigate how a firm's decision to hold excessive cash or to overinvest could influence its dividend payout policy in Indonesia. Additionally, we examine the association between corporate ownership structure and cash dividends. Using a data set... Read More about The effects of ownership structure, sub-optimal cash holdings and investment inefficiency on dividend policy: evidence from Indonesia.

Enterprise risk management and firm performance: Role of the risk committee (2019)
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Malik, M. F., Zaman, M., & Buckby, S. (2020). Enterprise risk management and firm performance: Role of the risk committee. Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcae.2019.100178

In recent years, there have been increasing efforts in the corporate world to invest in risk management and governance processes. In this paper, we examine the impact of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) on firm performance by examining whether firm p... Read More about Enterprise risk management and firm performance: Role of the risk committee.

Learning in and from projects: The learning modes and a learning capability model (2019)
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Eltigani, A., Paul, G., Richard, K., Terry, W., Ou, L., & Calabrese, A. (in press). Learning in and from projects: The learning modes and a learning capability model. Production planning & control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1690175

The notion of ‘project delivery’ is well embedded in and across the management and organisational sciences literature – generating a narrative that reflects and recognises the instrumental nature of projects and programmes in strategy execution. Pro... Read More about Learning in and from projects: The learning modes and a learning capability model.

A note on the Gao et al. (2019) uniform mixture model in the case of regression (2019)
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Tsionas, M. G., & Andrikopoulos, A. (in press). A note on the Gao et al. (2019) uniform mixture model in the case of regression. Annals of Operations Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-019-03475-w

We extend the uniform mixture model of Gao et al. (Ann Oper Res, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-019-03236-9) to the case of linear regression. Gao et al. (Ann Oper Res, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-019-03236-9) proposed that to charac... Read More about A note on the Gao et al. (2019) uniform mixture model in the case of regression.

Determinants of hedge fund performance during ‘good’ and ‘bad’ economic periods (2019)
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Stafylas, D., & Andrikopoulos, A. (2020). Determinants of hedge fund performance during ‘good’ and ‘bad’ economic periods. Research in international business and finance, 52, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ribaf.2019.101130

We analyse the drivers of hedge fund performance, focusing simultaneously on fund size, age, lockup period, fund strategies, business cycles and different market conditions, dealing with the omitted variable bias. We use exogenous break points and a... Read More about Determinants of hedge fund performance during ‘good’ and ‘bad’ economic periods.

‘The play’s the thing’: A creative collaboration to investigate lived experiences in an urban community garden (2019)
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Black, Y. (in press). ‘The play’s the thing’: A creative collaboration to investigate lived experiences in an urban community garden. Management Learning, https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507619886209

Presenting the backstage story of a non-traditional qualitative research project, I illustrate how a creative approach can stimulate participant dialogue and encourage researcher reflexivity. Working with an award-winning playwright and the staff and... Read More about ‘The play’s the thing’: A creative collaboration to investigate lived experiences in an urban community garden.

Stakeholder identification and engagement in problem structuring interventions (2019)
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Gregory, A., Atkins, J., Midgley, G., & Hodgson, A. (2020). Stakeholder identification and engagement in problem structuring interventions. European journal of operational research, 283, 321-340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2019.10.044

This paper addresses the under-researched issue of stakeholder identification and engagement in problem structuring interventions. A concise framework to aid critical reflection in the design and reporting of stakeholder identification and engagement... Read More about Stakeholder identification and engagement in problem structuring interventions.

Overnight momentum, informational shocks, and late informed trading in China (2019)
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Gao, Y., Han, X., Li, Y., & Xiong, X. (2019). Overnight momentum, informational shocks, and late informed trading in China. International review of financial analysis, 66, 101394. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2019.101394

Based on high-frequency firm-level data, this paper uncovers new empirical patterns on intraday momentum in China. First, there exists a strong intraday momentum effect at the firm level. Second, the intraday predictability stems mainly from the over... Read More about Overnight momentum, informational shocks, and late informed trading in China.

Participative co-creation of archaeological heritage: Case insights on creative tourism in Alentejo, Portugal (2019)
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Ross, D., & Saxena, G. (2019). Participative co-creation of archaeological heritage: Case insights on creative tourism in Alentejo, Portugal. Annals of Tourism Research, 79, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2019.102790

This paper focuses on the creative ingenuity of tourism providers in storying and providing varied readings of archaeological sites that have been physically lost. In conceptualising providers' efforts in mobilising (in)tangible aspects of archaeolog... Read More about Participative co-creation of archaeological heritage: Case insights on creative tourism in Alentejo, Portugal.

Foreign institutional ownership and demand for accounting conservatism: evidence from an emerging market (2019)
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Khalil, M., Ozkan, A., & Yildiz, Y. (in press). Foreign institutional ownership and demand for accounting conservatism: evidence from an emerging market. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11156-019-00834-3

This study investigates how foreign institutional ownership interacts with accounting conservatism in an emerging market setting. We posit that weak investor protection and a high degree of information asymmetry between insiders and outside investors... Read More about Foreign institutional ownership and demand for accounting conservatism: evidence from an emerging market.

‘Freedom Through Marketing’ Is Not Doublespeak (2019)
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Shabbir, H., Hyman, M., Dean, D., & Dahl, S. (in press). ‘Freedom Through Marketing’ Is Not Doublespeak. Journal of business ethics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-019-04281-x

The articles comprising this thematic symposium suggest options for exploring the nexus between freedom and unfreedom, as exemplified by the British abolitionists' anti-slavery campaign and the paradox of freedom. Each article has implications for ho... Read More about ‘Freedom Through Marketing’ Is Not Doublespeak.


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