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Theoretical reflections on narrative in action research. (2017)
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TOLEDANO, N. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2020. Theoretical reflections on narrative in action research. Action research [online], 18(3), pages 302-318. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1476750317748439

Narrative is an important tool for developing and writing up action research experiences. Its power lies in the fact that narrative construction and narrative recounting are fundamental human communication practices. Narratives are also knowledge pro... Read More about Theoretical reflections on narrative in action research..

Capacity expansion under uncertainty in an oligopoly using indirect reinforcement-learning. (2017)
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OLIVEIRA, F.S. and COSTA, M.L.G. 2018. Capacity expansion under uncertainty in an oligopoly using indirect reinforcement-learning. European journal of operational research [online], 267(3), pages 1039-1050. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.11.013

We model capacity expansion in oligopolistic markets, with endogenous prices, under uncertainty, considering multiple production technologies. As this environment is complex, capacity expansion is the outcome of a learning process by individual firms... Read More about Capacity expansion under uncertainty in an oligopoly using indirect reinforcement-learning..

Exploring the emancipatory dimensions of globalisation: the struggle over IFRS8 and country-by-country reporting. (2017)
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CRAWFORD, L. 2019. Exploring the emancipatory dimensions of globalisation: the struggle over IFRS8 and country-by-country reporting. Critical perspectives on accounting [online], 63, article ID 102017. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2017.10.005

This paper unravels how Publish What You Pay (PWYP), a transnational social movement organisation campaigning for transparency reporting in the extractive sector to improve the lives of women, men and children in resource-rich countries, successfully... Read More about Exploring the emancipatory dimensions of globalisation: the struggle over IFRS8 and country-by-country reporting..

Earnings management and audit quality: stakeholders' perceptions. (2017)
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BARGHATHI, Y., COLLISON, D. and CRAWFORD, L. 2018. Earnings management and audit quality: stakeholders' perceptions. Journal of management and governance [online], 22(3), pages 629-659. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10997-017-9396-2

This paper examines the perceptions of Libyan Commercial Banks’ (LCBs) stakeholders regarding the role of the external auditor in relation to earnings management (EM). A total of 28 semi-structured interviews were carried out with a range of LCB stak... Read More about Earnings management and audit quality: stakeholders' perceptions..

Is entrepreneurship research out of context? (2017)
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ANDERSON, A.R. and GADDEFORS, J. 2017. Is entrepreneurship research out of context? Dilemmas with (non)contextualised views of entrepreneurship. Journal of Asia entrepreneurship and sustainability [online], 13(4): proceedings of the 8th International conference for entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development (ICEIRD 2015), 18-19 June 2015, Sheffield, UK, pages 3-9. Available from: http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com/JAESVolXIIINov2017.pdf

This is an editorial written for this special issue in the Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability of the proceedings of the 8th International entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development conference (ICEIRD2015) held at the Unive... Read More about Is entrepreneurship research out of context?.

Entrepreneurship in Oman: policies and practices. (2017)
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AL-BALUSHI, R.A. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2017. Entrepreneurship in Oman: policies and practices. Journal of Asia entrepreneurship and sustainability [online], 13(4): proceedings of the 8th International conference for entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development (ICEIRD 2015), 18-19 June 2015, Sheffield, UK, pages 29-47. Available from: http://www.asiaentrepreneurshipjournal.com/JAESVolXIIINov2017.pdf

Oman provides an interesting context to examine how formal institutions encourage local enterprise. We examine the views of local entrepreneurs about the effectiveness of government policies that are intended to foster indigenous small business. We a... Read More about Entrepreneurship in Oman: policies and practices..

Accountability and not-for-profit organisations: implications for developing international financial reporting standards. (2017)
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CRAWFORD, L., MORGAN, G.G. and CORDERY, C.J. 2018. Accountability and not-for-profit organisations: implications for developing international financial reporting standards. Financial accountability and management [online], 34(2), pages 181-205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/faam.12146

This paper provides empirical evidence which informs contemporary debates on developing international financial reporting standards for not-for-profit organisations (NPOs) (CCAB, 2013a,b; IFRS Foundation, 2015). Drawing on a global survey with respon... Read More about Accountability and not-for-profit organisations: implications for developing international financial reporting standards..

Using paradox theory to understand responses to tensions between service and training in general surgery. (2017)
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CLELAND, J., ROBERTS, R., KITTO, S., STRAND, P. and JOHNSTON, P. 2018. Using paradox theory to understand responses to tensions between service and training in general surgery. Medical education [online], 52(3), pages 288-301. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/medu.13475

Context: The tension between service and training in pressured health care environments can have a detrimental impact on training quality and job satisfaction. Yet the management literature proposes that competing demands are inherent in organisation... Read More about Using paradox theory to understand responses to tensions between service and training in general surgery..

Future directions in international financial integration research: a crowdsourced perspective. (2017)
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LUCEY, B.M., VIGNE, S.A., BALLESTER, L. et al. 2018. Future directions in international financial integration research: a crowdsourced perspective. International review of financial analysis [online], 55, pages 35-49. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2017.10.008

This paper is the result of a crowdsourced effort to surface perspectives on the present and future direction of international finance. The authors are researchers in financial economics who attended the INFINITI 2017 conference in the University of... Read More about Future directions in international financial integration research: a crowdsourced perspective..

Interactions and entrepreneurial agency; a relational view of entrepreneurs' control cognitions. (2017)
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VESALA, K.M., ANDERSON, A.R. and VESALA, H.T. 2017. Interactions and entrepreneurial agency; a relational view of entrepreneurs' control cognitions. Archives of psychology [online], 1(1), article ID 11. Available from: http://archivesofpsychology.org/index.php/aop/article/view/11/18

This paper is about relational view to control constructs and entrepreneurship. It introduces the concept 'interaction locus of control' to the study of entrepreneurial agency cognitions. We argue that a better understanding of entrepreneurial agency... Read More about Interactions and entrepreneurial agency; a relational view of entrepreneurs' control cognitions..

Flexible lease contracts in the fleet replacement problem with alternative fuel vehicles: a real-options approach. (2017)
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ANSARIPOOR, A.H. and OLIVEIRA, F.S. 2018. Flexible lease contracts in the fleet replacement problem with alternative fuel vehicles: a real-options approach. European journal of operational research [online], 266(1), pages 316-327. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.09.010

We study the use of flexible lease contacts in the fleet portfolio management problem of a firm that aims to minimize its cost and risk (Recursive Expected Conditional Value at Risk), simultaneously, in a stochastic multi-period setting by deciding w... Read More about Flexible lease contracts in the fleet replacement problem with alternative fuel vehicles: a real-options approach..

Sub-national government and pathways to sustainable energy. (2017)
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COWELL, R., ELLIS, G., SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., STRACHAN, P.A. and TOKE, D. 2017. Sub-national government and pathways to sustainable energy. Environment and planning C: politics and space [online], 35(7), pages 1139-1155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417730359

In an effort to understand how to promote more sustainable forms of energy provision, researchers have begun addressing the scale of political and governance processes, yet the effects of sub-national government remain neglected. At the same time, an... Read More about Sub-national government and pathways to sustainable energy..

Enterprising the rural: creating a social value chain. (2017)
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ANDERSON, A.R. and LENT, M.D. 2019. Enterprising the rural: creating a social value chain. Journal of rural studies [online], 70, pages 96-103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2017.08.020

This paper explores how a social enterprise in Kenya, Farmstore, addresses problems associated with rural poverty. It also aims to demonstrate how organising different stakeholder's interests and abilities enables entrepreneurship, allowing poor farm... Read More about Enterprising the rural: creating a social value chain..

Medical students’ views of clinical environments. (2017)
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ROBERTS, R., CLELAND, J., STRAND, P. and JOHNSTON, P. 2018. Medical students' views of clinical environments. The clinical teacher [online], 15(4), pages 325-330. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/tct.12691

Monitoring the quality of clinical learning environments (CLEs) is immensely important in medical education. Objective indicators of the quality of the CLE can be used to measure learner perceptions and to inform educational improvements; however, ma... Read More about Medical students’ views of clinical environments..

Western accounting reforms and accountability in wealth redistribution in patronage-based Nigerian society. (2017)
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BAKRE, O., LAUWO, S.G. and MCCARTNEY, S. 2017. Western accounting reforms and accountability in wealth redistribution in patronage-based Nigerian society. Accounting, auditing and accountability journal [online], 30(6), pages 1288-1308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-03-2016-2477

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the claim that Western accounting reforms - in particular the adoption of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSASs) - would enhance transparency and accountability and reduce corruption in p... Read More about Western accounting reforms and accountability in wealth redistribution in patronage-based Nigerian society..

How is it best to deliver care in acute medical units? A systematic review. (2017)
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REID, L.E.M., CROOKSHANKS, A.J.F., JONES, M.C., MORRISON, Z.J., LONE, N.I. and WEIR, C.J. 2018. How is it best to deliver care in acute medical units? A systematic review. QJM: an international journal of medicine [online], 111(8), pages 515-523. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcx161

The majority of medical patients presenting to hospital in the UK are cared for in acute medical units (AMUs). Such units are also increasingly present internationally. Care delivery varies across units: this review aims to examine the evidence for h... Read More about How is it best to deliver care in acute medical units? A systematic review..

Key barriers to the implementation of solar energy in Nigeria: a critical analysis. (2017)
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ABDULLAHI, D., SURESH, S., RENUKAPPA, S. and OLOKE, D. 2017. Key barriers to the implementation of solar energy in Nigeria: a critical analysis. IOP conference series: earth and environmental science [online], 83(1): proceedings of the 2nd International conference on green energy technology (ICGET 2017), 18-20 July 2017, Rome, Italy, article 012015. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/83/1/012015

Nigeria, potentially, has abundant sunshine throughout the year, making it full thirst for solar energy generation. Even though, the country's solar energy projects have not realised a fair result over the years, due to many barriers associated with... Read More about Key barriers to the implementation of solar energy in Nigeria: a critical analysis..

Asymmetry in spillover effects: evidence for international stock index futures markets. (2017)
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YAROVAYA, L., BRZESZCZYNSKI, J. and LAU, C.K.M. 2017. Asymmetry in spillover effects: Evidence for international stock index futures markets. International review of financial analysis [online], 53, pages 94-111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2017.07.007

The paper investigates the asymmetry in return and volatility spillovers across futures markets with non-overlapping stock exchange trading hours. The transmission of positive and negative return and volatility shocks is analysed for 104 channels of... Read More about Asymmetry in spillover effects: evidence for international stock index futures markets..

Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. (2017)
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AJIDE, O.E., STRACHAN, P.A., RUSSELL, A. and JONES, D.R. 2017. Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria. Problemy ekorozwoju: problems of sustainable development [online], 12(2), pages 59-67. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/7mdcbry7

Corporate community engagement remains an under researched area in sustainability debates. Presenting a case study, based on in-depth interviews and site visits, of how one indigenous company Energia Ltd has formed a strong partnership or bond with t... Read More about Sustainability, corporate community engagement and enterprise development: lessons from a case study in Emu-Ebendo Niger-Delta, Nigeria..

The B2Com relationship: an empirical study of the measure of relationship quality in a business-to-community relationship. (2017)
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OSOBAJO, O.A. and MOORE, D. 2017. The B2Com relationship: an empirical study of the measure of relationship quality in a business-to-community relationship. International business research [online], 10(7), pages 118-147. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v10n7p118

The quality of relationship between Oil Producing Companies (OPC) and their Host Communities (HC) within the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria (NDRN) is a source of concern for different stakeholders such as the practitioners, government, communities, an... Read More about The B2Com relationship: an empirical study of the measure of relationship quality in a business-to-community relationship..