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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?.

Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide' (2020)
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Beech, M., & Hickson, K. (2020). Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide'. Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique, 24(2),

This article explores the sociocultural divide in England exposed by Brexit. The metaphors of ‘North’ and ‘South’ are used to explain this, where the former is seen as more culturally conservative and the latter as more cosmopolitan. We examine the... Read More about Divided by values: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and England's 'North-South Divide'.

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.

The ‘dialectical’ theory of conservatism (2020)
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Fear, C. (in press). The ‘dialectical’ theory of conservatism. Journal of political ideologies, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/13569317.2020.1750760

Recently, James Alexander has proposed a ‘dialectical definition’ of conservatism which, he believes, goes beyond ‘dispositional’ definitions, such as those proposed by Brennan and Hamlin, and by Martin Beckstein, which are ‘incomplete’. Alexander a... Read More about The ‘dialectical’ theory of conservatism.

R. G. Collingwood's overlapping ideas of history (2020)
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Fear, C. (in press). R. G. Collingwood's overlapping ideas of history. Journal of the Philosophy of History, 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1163/18722636-12341437

Does R. G. Collingwood’s meta-philosophical theory that concepts in philosophy are organized as “scales of forms” apply to his own work on the nature of history? Or is there some inconsistency between Collingwood’s work as a philosopher of history an... Read More about R. G. Collingwood's overlapping ideas of history.

Exploring the development of Islamic banking in Nigeria using an actor-network theory perspective (2020)
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Sa'id, H. (2020). Exploring the development of Islamic banking in Nigeria using an actor-network theory perspective. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, https://doi.org/10.1108/JIABR-02-2018-0027

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the evolution of Islamic banking in Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach – The paper adopts a qualitative approach using 25 semi-structured interviews together with documentary analysis in order t... Read More about Exploring the development of Islamic banking in Nigeria using an actor-network theory perspective.


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