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Students from mainland China and critical thinking in postgraduate business and management degrees: teasing out tensions of culture, style and substance. (2006)
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TURNER, Y. 2006. Students from mainland China and critical thinking in postgraduate business and management degrees: teasing out tensions of culture, style and substance. International journal of management education, 5(1), pages 3-11.

This paper explores the discourse of critical thinking within Higher Education (HE) practice and evaluates the experiences and achievements of mainland Chinese students within that context. It sets out to discuss teaching and learning as it was exper... Read More about Students from mainland China and critical thinking in postgraduate business and management degrees: teasing out tensions of culture, style and substance..

Engineers learning to become entrepreneurs: stimulations and barriers in Israel. (2006)
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CHOREV, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2006. Engineers learning to become entrepreneurs: stimulations and barriers in Israel. International journal of continuing engineering education and life-long learning [online], 16(5), pages 321-340. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCEELL.2006.010956

This paper explores the processes by which Israeli engineers become entrepreneurs. We employed a qualitative approach, using ethnographic life history interviews with nine entrepreneurial engineers. We find that the uniqueness of the Israeli politica... Read More about Engineers learning to become entrepreneurs: stimulations and barriers in Israel..

Governance and takeovers: are public-to-private transactions different from traditional acquisitions of listed corporations? (2006)
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WEIR, C. and WRIGHT, M. 2006. Governance and takeovers: are public-to-private transactions different from traditional acquisitions of listed corporations? Accounting and business research [online], 36(4), pages 289-307. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/00014788.2006.9730029

Using a unique hand-collected dataset comprising 96 public-to-private (PTP) transactions and 258 acquisitions of listed corporations by existing corporate groups completed during the period 1998 to 2000, this paper investigates the extent to which PT... Read More about Governance and takeovers: are public-to-private transactions different from traditional acquisitions of listed corporations?.

The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? (2006)
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MCELWEE, G., ANDERSON, A.R. and VESALA, K. 2006. The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet? Journal of business strategy [online], 27(6), pages 65-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/02756660610710373

The purpose of this article is to explore the strategy of an enterprising farmer. The background problem is that, in Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and that facilitation of the strategic skills of farmers and a st... Read More about The strategic farmer: a cheese producer with cold feet?.

Recycling and the domestic division of labour: is green pink or blue? (2006)
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OATES, C.J. and McDONALD, S. 2006. Recycling and the domestic division of labour: is green pink or blue? Sociology [online], 40(3), pages 417-433. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038506063667

Domestic or household recycling has a crucial role to play in meeting EU targets for overall recycling rates. However, researchers have yet to agree on the characteristics of the domestic recycler and how recycling is actually carried out in the home... Read More about Recycling and the domestic division of labour: is green pink or blue?.

Toward sustainable consumption: researching voluntary simplifiers. (2006)
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MCDONALD, S., OATES, C. J., YOUNG, C. W. and HWANG, K. 2006. Toward sustainable consumption: researching voluntary simplifiers. Psychology and marketing [online], 23(6), pages 515-534. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/mar.20132

This article examines and extends the notion of voluntary simplifiers (VS). VS are individuals who have freely chosen a frugal, anticonsumer lifestyle that features low resource use and environmental impact. The article will begin by reviewing empiri... Read More about Toward sustainable consumption: researching voluntary simplifiers..

Marketing in high-tech start-ups: overcoming the liability of newness in Israel. (2006)
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CHOREV, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2006. Marketing in high-tech start-ups: overcoming the liability of newness in Israel. International entrepreneurship and management journal [online], 2(2), pages 281-297. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-006-8689-8

For new companies in general, marketing is a critical issue. However, many high tech start ups face particular problems associated with marketing. They may have a product, rather than a customer focus; they may lack marketing experience and may even... Read More about Marketing in high-tech start-ups: overcoming the liability of newness in Israel..

Sensemaking and distortion of critical upward communication in organizations. (2006)
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TOURISH, D. and ROBSON, P. 2006. Sensemaking and distortion of critical upward communication in organizations. Journal of management studies [online], 43(4), pages 711-730. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6486.2006.00608.x

Most research into feedback has focused on communication from managers to nonmanagerial staff. To a lesser extent, it has more recently addressed upward and 360 degree appraisal systems. In contrast, the role of informal upward communication continue... Read More about Sensemaking and distortion of critical upward communication in organizations..

Sustainability: consumer perceptions and marketing strategies. (2006)
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MCDONALD, S. and OATES, C.J. 2006. Sustainability: consumer perceptions and marketing strategies. Business strategy and the environment [online], 15(3), pages 157-170. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.524

Studies of green consumer behaviour, in particular purchasing and disposal, have largely focused on demographics and/or socio-demographics, with mixed and frequently contradictory results. To move the debate forward, we investigated a wide range of 4... Read More about Sustainability: consumer perceptions and marketing strategies..

The extent of financial disclosure and its determinants in an emerging capital market: the case of Egypt. (2006)
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HASSAN, O.A.G., GIORGIONI, G. and ROMILLY, P. 2006. The extent of financial disclosure and its determinants in an emerging capital market: the case of Egypt. International journal of accounting, auditing and performance evaluation [online], 3(1), pages 41-67. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/ijaape.2006.010102

This paper uses panel data analysis to investigate the extent and determinants of disclosure levels of non-financial companies quoted on the Egyptian Stock Exchange. It distinguishes between private sector companies and public business sector compani... Read More about The extent of financial disclosure and its determinants in an emerging capital market: the case of Egypt..

Success in Israeli high-tech start-ups: critical factors and process. (2006)
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CHOREV, S. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2006. Success in Israeli high-tech start-ups: critical factors and process. Technovation [online], 26(2), pages 162-174. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.technovation.2005.06.014

This paper develops a model of the factors deemed critical for success in high-tech new ventures in Israel. Israel presents an interesting forum, geographically distant from main markets but richly endowed with human capital, new high-tech ventures a... Read More about Success in Israeli high-tech start-ups: critical factors and process..

Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China's open-door policy for women, educational choice and work. (2006)
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TURNER, Y. 2006. Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China's open-door policy for women, educational choice and work. Journal of education and work [online], 19(1), pages 47-65. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080500522986

This paper explores the link between international tertiary education and evolving attitudes about women and work in China. The paper reviews literature about gender and education in China, commenting on the late-twentieth-century post-reform environ... Read More about Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China's open-door policy for women, educational choice and work..

Chinese students in a UK business school: hearing the student voice in reflective teaching and learning practice. (2006)
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TURNER, Y. 2006. Chinese students in a UK business school: hearing the student voice in reflective teaching and learning practice. Higher education quarterly [online], 60(1), pages 27-51. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2273.2006.00306.x

This paper presents the outcomes of a study carried out in 2001-2002 with nine postgraduate students from China, enrolled on taught master's programmes in a UK university business school. The aims of the research were to explore the development of th... Read More about Chinese students in a UK business school: hearing the student voice in reflective teaching and learning practice..

Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004. (2006)
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SMITH, R. 2006. Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], 12(1), pages 40-62. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13552550610644472

Purpose - The purpose of this research paper is to explore the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a 'Scottish Fishing Community', namely the village of Gourdon in Kincardineshire, Scotland over a 60-year period. Design/methodology/approach -... Read More about Narrating the decline of subsistence entrepreneurship in a Scottish fishing community: 1934-2004..

Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers: some myths explored. (2006)
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PYYSIAINEN, J., ANDERSON, A.R., MCELWEE, G. and VESALA, K. 2006. Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers: some myths explored. International journal of entrepreneurial behavior and research [online], 12(1), pages 21-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13552550610644463

Purpose “ Entrepreneurship is currently at the focus of much theoretical, practical and political interest. In Europe, agriculture has faced dramatic pressures for restructuring, and facilitation of the entrepreneurial skills of farmers and stronger... Read More about Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers: some myths explored..