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Resilience and family business groups in unstable economies (2019)
Book Chapter
Discua Cruz, A., Malfense Fierro, A., Basca, R., Parada, M. J., & Alvarado-Alvarez, C. (2019). Resilience and family business groups in unstable economies. In M. Rautiainen, P. Rosa, T. Pihkala, M. Parada, & A. Cruz (Eds.), The family business group phenomenon: Emergence and complexities, 315-352. Palgrave Macmillan

The Ethical Dimension in Political Market Orientation: A Framework for Evaluating the Impact of India's Look East Policy on Regional Income Convergence (2019)
Journal Article
Choudhury, H., Kopacsi, L., Saxena, G., & Mishra, N. (in press). The Ethical Dimension in Political Market Orientation: A Framework for Evaluating the Impact of India's Look East Policy on Regional Income Convergence. Journal of business ethics, -. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-019-04169-w

In this paper, we employ what we term as 'the ethical dimension in political market orientation (PMO)' framework to underline how an integration of information from relevant stakeholder groups can inform the formulation of market-oriented, yet ethica... Read More

The ethical dimension in political market orientation: a framework for evaluating the impact of India’s Look East policy on regional income convergence (2019)
Journal Article
Choudhury, H., Kopacsi, Z. L., Saxena, G., & Mishra, N. (in press). The ethical dimension in political market orientation: a framework for evaluating the impact of India’s Look East policy on regional income convergence. Journal of business ethics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-019-04169-w

In this paper, we employ what we term as ‘the ethical dimension in political market orientation (PMO)’ framework to underline how an integration of information from relevant stakeholder groups can inform the formulation of market-oriented, yet ethica... Read More

Impact of market orientation on a firm's customer-based performance: the moderating role of employee orientation (2019)
Journal Article
Mohiuddin Babu, M., Liu, H., Jayawardhena, C., & Lal Dey, B. (2019). Impact of market orientation on a firm's customer-based performance: the moderating role of employee orientation. Journal of marketing management, 35(7-8), 662-692. https://doi.org/10.1080/0267257X.2019.1585928

In this paper, we examine the influence of employee orientation (EO) on converting constituent dimensions of market orientation (MO) into customer-based performance (CBP) and consider the robustness of these relationships in the context of firm age a... Read More

Competing models of quality management and financial performance improvement (2019)
Journal Article
Augustyn, M. M., Elshaer, I. A., & Akamavi, R. K. (in press). Competing models of quality management and financial performance improvement. The service industries journal, 1-29. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069.2019.1601706

Six competing models of quality management and financial performance improvement are hypothesized and statistically tested, using data from a survey of general managers of 288 four- and five-star hotels in Egypt and structural equation modelling. Th... Read More

Bounded Reliability and the termination of international joint ventures – insights from the Mid-Med Bank, 1975–1979 (2019)
Journal Article
Lu, Q. (2019). Bounded Reliability and the termination of international joint ventures – insights from the Mid-Med Bank, 1975–1979. Business history, 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1080/00076791.2018.1552679

In the late twentieth century, the international joint venture (IJV) became an increasingly important yet unstable organisational form of international business. Based on insights provided by the Mid-Med Bank of Malta during the period 1975-1979, thi... Read More

Systemic risk in major public contracts (2018)
Journal Article
Bloomfield, K., Williams, T., Bovis, C., & Merali, Y. (2019). Systemic risk in major public contracts. International Journal of Forecasting, 35(2), 667-676. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijforecast.2018.10.005

This paper presents a novel approach to the characterisation of “systemic risk” in the context of public sector procurement and contracting. We argue that contemporary risk management practices in project and programme management exhibit a number of... Read More

Classifying residents’ roles as online place-ambassadors (2018)
Journal Article
Uchinaka, S., Yoganathan, V., & Osburg, V. (2019). Classifying residents’ roles as online place-ambassadors. Tourism Management, 71, 137-150. doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2018.10.008

Residents are pivotal in the competitiveness of tourism destinations. Yet, their role as place-brand ambassadors needs better understanding, particularly in relation to social media, which directly link visitors to residents through user-generated-co... Read More

Effects of ethical certification and ethical eWoM on talent attraction (2018)
Journal Article
Osburg, V. S., Yoganathan, V., Bartikowski, B., Liu, H., & Strack, M. (in press). Effects of ethical certification and ethical eWoM on talent attraction. Journal of business ethics, doi:10.1007/s10551-018-4018-8

Whilst previous studies indicate perceived company ethicality as a driver of job seekers’ job-pursuit intentions, it is poorly understood how and why ethical market signals actually affect their application decisions. Perceptions of company ethicalit... Read More

Examining customers’ experience with the Nigerian Bank Verification Number (BVN) policy from the perspective of a dual-lens theory (2018)
Journal Article
Emeka Izogo, E., Jayawardhena, C., & Ogbonna Udu Kalu, A. (2018). Examining customers’ experience with the Nigerian Bank Verification Number (BVN) policy from the perspective of a dual-lens theory. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 13(4), 709-730. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJoEM-09-2016-0246

Purpose - Although customer experience has been widely researched, its effects on behaviour towards a government policy is still unclear. This paper draws on two theories with some similar and opposing perspectives to investigate the effect of three... Read More

Sensory stimulation for sensible consumption: Multisensory marketing for e-tailing of ethical brands (2018)
Journal Article
Yoganathan, V., Osburg, V., & Akhtar, P. (2019). Sensory stimulation for sensible consumption: Multisensory marketing for e-tailing of ethical brands. Journal of business research, 96, 386-396. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.06.005

© 2018 Elsevier Inc. Amidst strong competition and lack of resources and functional superiority, ethical brands may seek an experiential approach to marketing online. A between-subjects online experiment (N = 308) shows that ethically-congruent visua... Read More

Risks and drivers of hybrid car adoption: A cross-cultural segmentation analysis (2018)
Journal Article
McLeay, F., Yoganathan, V., Osburg, V., & Pandit, A. (in press). Risks and drivers of hybrid car adoption: A cross-cultural segmentation analysis. Journal of cleaner production, ISSN 0959-6526

Throughout the developed world, consumers are increasingly being encouraged to adopt cleaner, more eco-friendly behaviours. However, hybrid car adoption remains low, which impedes the move towards a lower carbon economy. In this paper, we examine the... Read More

The role of negative and positive forms of power in supporting CSR alignment and commitment between large firms and SMEs (2018)
Journal Article
Harness, D., Ranaweera, C., Karjaluoto, H., & Jayawardhena, C. (2018). The role of negative and positive forms of power in supporting CSR alignment and commitment between large firms and SMEs. Industrial marketing management, 75, 17-30. doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2018.03.006

Do large firms exert power to shape the CSR behavior of their SME partners?” We answer this question by proposing a model built on the stakeholder theory and the shareholder theory, and go on to explain how this impact influences the commitment of th... Read More

Exploring perceptions of advertising ethics: an informant-derived approach (2018)
Journal Article
Shabbir, H. A., Maalouf, H., Griessmair, M., Colmekcioglu, N., & Akhtar, P. (2018). Exploring perceptions of advertising ethics: an informant-derived approach. Journal of business ethics, 1-18. doi:10.1007/s10551-018-3784-7

Whilst considerable research exists on determining consumer responses to pre-determined statements within numerous ad ethics contexts, our understanding of consumer thoughts regarding ad ethics in general remains lacking. The purpose of our study the... Read More

The core value compass: visually evaluating the goodness of brands that do good (2017)
Journal Article
Yoganathan, V., McLeay, F., Osburg, V., & Hart, D. (2018). The core value compass: visually evaluating the goodness of brands that do good. Journal of Brand Management, 25(1), 68-83. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41262-017-0074-0

Brands that do good for the society as well as for themselves are motivated by the core values they espouse, which necessitates a better understanding of what qualities a true core value must possess. The inherent tension within brands that do good,... Read More

Archaeological tourism : a creative approach (2017)
Journal Article
Ross, D., Saxena, G., Correia, F., & Deutz, P. (2017). Archaeological tourism : a creative approach. Annals of Tourism Research, 67, 37-47. doi:10.1016/j.annals.2017.08.001

This theoretical paper conceptualises the role of tourism providers in facilitating creative tourism experiences by focusing on their ingenious enterprise, which we argue can help capture the tourism potential of intangible archaeological heritage. I... Read More

African portfolio entrepreneurship and the creation of jobs (2017)
Journal Article
Malfense Fierro, A. C., Noble, D., Hatem, O., & Balunywa, W. (2018). African portfolio entrepreneurship and the creation of jobs. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 25(5), 730 - 751. https://doi.org/10.1108/jsbed-02-2017-0074

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to focus on large-scale portfolio entrepreneurship and its impact on the creation of stable wage employment in African economies. Design/methodology/approach The three studies focussed on Egypt, Uganda, and Malawi... Read More

Unveiling ethical product features: The importance of an elaborated information presentation (2017)
Journal Article
Osburg, V., Strack, M., Conroy, D. M., & Toporowski, W. (2017). Unveiling ethical product features: The importance of an elaborated information presentation. Journal of cleaner production, 162, 1582-1591. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.06.112

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Despite growing consumer awareness of ethical consumption, market sales are not growing accordingly. Because the presentation of appropriate ethical product information may influence consumers to choose ethical products, this pape... Read More

Accommodating minority shareholdings within the European Union Merger Control regime: advocating a more cooperative way forward (2017)
Journal Article
Davison, L. M. (2017). Accommodating minority shareholdings within the European Union Merger Control regime: advocating a more cooperative way forward. Liverpool Law Review, 38(3), 259-286. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10991-017-9201-y

The paper focuses upon a neglected area of EU merger control, the acquisition of minority shareholdings that have the potential to cause competitive harm at the European Union level, and which therefore should be vetted under EU law. Using economic t... Read More