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So how was it for you? Evaluating the transnational education experience, five years on. (2005)
Journal Article
TURNER, Y. 2005. So how was it for you? Evaluating the transnational education experience, five years on. International journal of learning: annual review [online], 12(3), pages 249-258. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18848/1447-9494/CGP/v12i03/46684

This paper explores the experiences of a group of Chinese people who graduated with UK Business degrees in the late 1990s. It presents data about their perceptions of the influence of their studies on their ensuing lives and work. The paper briefly r... Read More about So how was it for you? Evaluating the transnational education experience, five years on..

Enacted metaphor: the theatricality of the entrepreneurial process. (2005)
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ANDERSON, A.R. 2005. Enacted metaphor: the theatricality of the entrepreneurial process. International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship [online], 23(6), pages 587-603. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266242605057654

The paper proposes the value of theatricality as an addition conceptual tool to aid analysis and understanding of the entrepreneurial process. It explores the application of dramatism and dramaturgy and argues that the application is a useful additio... Read More about Enacted metaphor: the theatricality of the entrepreneurial process..

The impacts of foot and mouth disease on a peripheral tourism area: the role and effect of crisis management. (2005)
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IRVINE, W. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2005. The impacts of foot and mouth disease on a peripheral tourism area: the role and effect of crisis management. Journal of travel and tourism marketing [online], 19(2-3), pages 47-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1300/J073v19n02_05

This study reports on the consequences of endemic cattle and sheep disease (2001) on two separate areas on the tourist industry; a) the Grampian Region of Scotland (indirectly affected) and b) Cumbria in England, (directly affected), and secondly on... Read More about The impacts of foot and mouth disease on a peripheral tourism area: the role and effect of crisis management..

Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. (2005)
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TOURISH, D. and VATCHA, N. 2005. Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. Leadership [online], 1(4), pages 455-480. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1742715005057671

Enron stands out as one of the most spectacular failures in business history. Thus far, most attention has been focused on its accountancy practices. This paper, by contrast, explores its internal culture and the leadership practices of its top peopl... Read More about Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse..

Studying actions in context: a qualitative shadowing method for organizational research, Qualitative research [online], 5(4), pages 455-473. (2005)
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MCDONALD, S., 2005. Studying actions in context: a qualitative shadowing method for organizational research, Qualitative research [online], 5(4), pages 455-473. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1468794105056923

Shadowing is a qualitative research technique that has seldom been used and rarely been discussed critically in the social science literature. This paper has pulled together all of the studies using shadowing as a research method and through reviewin... Read More about Studying actions in context: a qualitative shadowing method for organizational research, Qualitative research [online], 5(4), pages 455-473..

Critical upward communication: ten commandments for improving strategy and decision making. (2005)
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TOURISH, D. 2005. Critical upward communication: ten commandments for improving strategy and decision making. Long range planning [online], 38(5), pages 485-503. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2005.05.001

Critical upward communication improves decision making in organisations. Without it, senior management teams become out of touch with the mood of their people, and underestimate or miss emerging problems in their marketplace. They are more likely to... Read More about Critical upward communication: ten commandments for improving strategy and decision making..

Undervaluation, private information, agency costs and the decision to go private. (2005)
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WEIR, C., LAING, D. and WRIGHT, M. 2005. Undervaluation, private information, agency costs and the decision to go private. Applied financial economics [online], 15(13), pages 947-961. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09603100500278221

There is widespread anecdotal evidence that poor stock market performance is an important reason for taking a company private. The results support the perceived undervaluation hypothesis. The finding also applies to management buy-outs, which indicat... Read More about Undervaluation, private information, agency costs and the decision to go private..

Incentive effects, monitoring mechanisms and the market for corporate control: an analysis of the factors affecting public to private transactions in the UK. (2005)
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WEIR, C., LAING, D. and WRIGHT, M. 2005. Incentive effects, monitoring mechanisms and the market for corporate control: an analysis of the factors affecting public to private transactions in the UK. Journal of business finance and accounting [online], 32(5-6), pages 909-943. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0306-686X.2005.00617.x

This paper investigates the factors that influence the decision to change the status of a publicly quoted company to that of a private company. We find that firms that go private are more likely to have higher CEO ownership and higher institutional o... Read More about Incentive effects, monitoring mechanisms and the market for corporate control: an analysis of the factors affecting public to private transactions in the UK..

The role of family members in entrepreneurial networks: beyond the boundaries of the family firm. (2005)
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ANDERSON, A.R., JACK, S.L. and DRAKOPOULOU-DODD, S. 2005. The role of family members in entrepreneurial networks: beyond the boundaries of the family firm. Family business review [online], 18(2), pages 135-154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-6248.2005.00037.x

Research has traditionally concentrated on formal kin involvement in the family business. This study investigates if, to what extent, and how entrepreneurs capitalised on resources embedded in the family, but beyond the formal traditionally-defined b... Read More about The role of family members in entrepreneurial networks: beyond the boundaries of the family firm..

News and nuances of the entrepreneurial myth and metaphor: linguistic games in entrepreneurial sense-making and sense-giving. (2005)
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NICHOLSON, L. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2005. News and nuances of the entrepreneurial myth and metaphor: linguistic games in entrepreneurial sense-making and sense-giving. Entrepreneurship theory and practice [online], 29(2), pages 153-173. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6520.2005.00074.x

This paper describes a social construction of entrepreneurship by exploring the constructionalist building blocks of communication, myth and metaphor presented in the Independent newspaper. We argue that the sensemaking role of figurative language is... Read More about News and nuances of the entrepreneurial myth and metaphor: linguistic games in entrepreneurial sense-making and sense-giving..

Five types of complexity. (2005)
Journal Article
SPICKER, P. 2005. Five types of complexity. Benefits, 13(1), pages 5-9.

This article describes five types of complexity in the operation of social security benefits. The first is intrinsic complexity: some benefits are complex in their concept, structure or operation. The second is extrinsic: systems become complicated w... Read More about Five types of complexity..