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Reframing recycling behaviour through consumers' perceptions: an exploratory investigation. (2021)
Journal Article
OKE, A., MCDONALD, S., KOROBILIS-MAGAS, E., OSOBAJO, O.A. and AWUZIE, B.O. 2021. Reframing recycling behaviour through consumers' perceptions: an exploratory investigation. Sustainability [online], 13(24), article number 13849. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413849

Despite the increasing awareness of the consequences of waste, there is no consensus on how and why consumers engage in recycling, making it challenging to design behavioural interventions that might promote recycling, especially in organisational se... Read More about Reframing recycling behaviour through consumers' perceptions: an exploratory investigation..

Demystifying the complexity and heterogeneity of recycling behavior in organizational settings: a mixed-methods approach. (2021)
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OKE, A., MCDONALD, S. and KOROBILIS-MAGAS, E. 2021. Demystifying the complexity and heterogeneity of recycling behavior in organizational settings: a mixed-methods approach. Waste management [online], 136, pages 337-347. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2021.10.020

Research on recycling has advanced across different disciplines, although the current knowledge about recycling behaviors at the corporate level remains elusive. While most studies on recycling are focused on households, there is no indication that p... Read More about Demystifying the complexity and heterogeneity of recycling behavior in organizational settings: a mixed-methods approach..

BIM for deconstruction: an interpretive structural model of factors influencing implementation. (2021)
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OBI, L., AWUZIE, B., OBI, C., OMOTAYO, T.S., OKE, A. and OSOBAJO, O. 2021. BIM for deconstruction: an interpretive structural model of factors influencing implementation. Buildings [online], 11(6), article 227. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings11060227

Transitioning from demolition to deconstruction practices for end-of-life performances is gaining increasing attention following the need for the construction industry to minimise construction and demolition waste. Building information modelling (BIM... Read More about BIM for deconstruction: an interpretive structural model of factors influencing implementation..

The impact of energy consumption and economic growth on carbon dioxide emissions. (2020)
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OSOBAJO, O.A., OTITOJU, A., OTITOJU, M.A. and OKE, A. 2020. The impact of energy consumption and economic growth on carbon dioxide emissions. Sustainability [online], 12(19), article ID 7965. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12197965

This study explored the effect of energy consumption and economic growth on CO2 emissions. The relationship between energy consumption, economic growth and CO2 emissions was assessed using regression analysis (the pooled OLS regression and fixed effe... Read More about The impact of energy consumption and economic growth on carbon dioxide emissions..

Rethinking and optimising post-consumer packaging waste: a sentiment analysis of consumers’ perceptions towards the introduction of a deposit refund scheme in Scotland. (2020)
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OKE, A., OSOBAJO, O., OBI, L. and OMOTAYO, T. 2020. Rethinking and optimising post-consumer packaging waste: a sentiment analysis of consumers' perceptions towards the introduction of a deposit refund scheme in Scotland. Waste management [online], 118, pages 463-470. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2020.09.008

Packaging waste production, especially single-use containers, is exerting detrimental effects on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, including human health. To internalise the externalities associated with single-use containers, different instruments... Read More about Rethinking and optimising post-consumer packaging waste: a sentiment analysis of consumers’ perceptions towards the introduction of a deposit refund scheme in Scotland..

Access over ownership: case studies of libraries of things. (2020)
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BADEN, D., PEATTIE, K. and OKE, A. 2020. Access over ownership: case studies of libraries of things. Sustainability [online], 12(17), article ID 7180. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12177180

Over the last decade there has been increasing interest in the concept of the sharing economy, which replaces the focus on individual ownership with a focus on access to goods and services through borrowing, hiring or sharing. This study investigates... Read More about Access over ownership: case studies of libraries of things..

A systematic review of circular economy research in the construction industry. (2020)
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OSOBAJO, O.A., OKE, A., OMOTAYO, T. and OBI, L.I. [2020]. A systematic review of circular economy research in the construction industry. Smart and sustainable built environment [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SASBE-04-2020-0034

Purpose: While circular economy (CE) is fast becoming a political and economic agenda for global urban development, there are still substantial knowledge gaps in possible strategies to speed up such transition, especially in the construction industry... Read More about A systematic review of circular economy research in the construction industry..

Ethical consumers: an exploratory investigation of the ethical food consumption behaviour of young adults in the North East of Scotland. (2020)
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OKE, A., LADAS, J. and BAILEY, M. 2020. Ethical consumers: an exploratory investigation of the ethical food consumption behaviour of young adults in the North East of Scotland. British food journal [online], 122(11), pages 3623-3638. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-10-2019-0801

This study aims to explore the motivation as well as barriers for ethical food consumption behaviour by focussing on the food consumption pattern of young adults in the North East of Scotland. Considering the recent involvement of young adults in env... Read More about Ethical consumers: an exploratory investigation of the ethical food consumption behaviour of young adults in the North East of Scotland..

Innovations in teaching and learning: exploring the perceptions of the education sector on the 4th industrial revolution (4IR). (2020)
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OKE, A. and FERNANDES, F.A.P. 2020. Innovations in teaching and learning: exploring the perceptions of the education sector on the 4th industrial revolution (4IR). Journal of open innovation: technology, market, and complexity [online], 6(2), article ID 31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/joitmc6020031

Business operations are undergoing drastic changes due to the disruptive effects of technology innovations; however, there is insuffcient knowledge regarding the acceptability and consequences of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) in the educatio... Read More about Innovations in teaching and learning: exploring the perceptions of the education sector on the 4th industrial revolution (4IR)..

Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry. (2019)
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OMOTAYO, T.S., BOATENG, P., OSOBAJO, O., OKE, A. and OBI, L.I. 2020. Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry. International journal for productivity and performance management [online], 69(2), pages 271-296. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-11-2018-0417

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a capability maturity model (CMM) developed to implement continuous improvement in small and medium scale construction companies (SMSCC) in Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach: A multi-strategy approa... Read More about Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry..

Recycling at home and work: an exploratory comparison. (2018)
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MCDONALD, S. and OKE, A. 2018. Recycling at home and work: an exploratory comparison. Social business [online], 8(2), pages 145-165. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1362/204440818X15208755610874

Purpose: Recent UK legislation requires businesses to segregate their food waste and present metal, plastic, glass and paper waste for collection separately. Despite decades of research on household recycling, scant attention has been paid to the was... Read More about Recycling at home and work: an exploratory comparison..

The importance of specific recycling information in designing a waste management scheme. (2016)
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OKE, A. and KRUIJSEN, J. 2016. The importance of specific recycling information in designing a waste management scheme. Recycling [online], 1(2), pages 271-285. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/recycling1020271

Recycling information can be complex and often confusing which may subsequently reduce the participations in any waste recycling schemes. As a result, this research explored the roles as well as the importance of a holistic approach in designing recy... Read More about The importance of specific recycling information in designing a waste management scheme..

Workplace waste recycling behaviour: a meta-analytical review. (2015)
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OKE, A. 2015. Workplace waste recycling behaviour: a meta-analytical review. Sustainability [online], 7(6), pages 7175-7194. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su7067175

In order to increase waste recycling, many studies have been conducted to understand factors that may influence waste recycling behaviour. However, these studies have focused on household contexts rather than other waste generation contexts. As a res... Read More about Workplace waste recycling behaviour: a meta-analytical review..

A review of research methods in entrepreneurship 1985-2013. (2015)
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MCDONALD, S., GAN, B.C., FRASER, S.S., OKE, A. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2015. A review of research methods in entrepreneurship 1985-2013. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], 21(3), pages 291-315. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-02-2014-0021

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to address the research questions: which methodologies and data gathering methods are employed by researchers publishing in top entrepreneurship journals, and how has this changed over time? Design/methodology/a... Read More about A review of research methods in entrepreneurship 1985-2013..