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Adaptation and survival in small- and medium-sized firms
This article considers the causal connection between adaptability and survival in populations of small and medium-sized firms (SMEs). Some literatures have downplayed adaptability by focusing on statics and equilibria ...
Gender and unemployment. Analysis of Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Survey
(What Works Wellbeing Centre, 2017-10-31)
This research, based on the UK Household Longitudinal Survey – Understanding Society – looks ta the wellbeing impacts of unemployment on men and women, beyond loss of income.
Managing entrepreneurial tensions in franchise systems
(Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017-10-27)
The role of entrepreneurship in franchise systems has been a complex issue. This Chapter aims to provide a better understanding on this issue by focusing on the entrepreneurial tensions that exist in franchise systems and ...
Revisiting the European Horsemeat Scandal: The Role of Power Asymmetry in the Food Supply Chain Crisis
This study explores the role of power asymmetry in the food supply chain, especially in relation to the channel confl ict, and ultimate breakdown that culminated in the infamous European horsemeat scandal across Europe. ...
Institutional legacies and HRM: : similarities and differences in HRM practices in Portugal and Mozambique
This is a study of institutional change and continuity, comparing the trajectories followed by Mozambique and its formal colonial power Portugal in HRM, based on two surveys of firm level practices. The colonial power ...
Comparing Chinese and Arab Cultural Constructs: Guanxi and Wasta
We start from the premise that cultural considerations are important both to understand inter-firm relationships and networks (from the scientific perspective), and to manage relationships and networks (from the managerial ...
Impacts of regional productivity growth, decoupling and pollution leakage
Impacts of regional productivity growth, decoupling and pollution leakage. Regional Studies. This paper examines the issues of decoupling regional economic growth and pollution and the extent to which pollution effects ...