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PSS Users and Harley Davidson Riders: : The importance of consumer identity in the diffusion of sustainable consumption solutions
This paper sets out an approach to researching socio-cultural aspects of Product Service Systems (PSS) consumption in consumer markets. PSS are relevant to Industrial Ecology as they may form part of the mix of innovations ...
Introduction to the Douglass C. North Memorial Issue
This introduction considers the highly influential contribution of Douglass C. North to economic history and institutional economics, as it developed from the 1960s until his death in 2015. It sketches the evolution of his ...
Thinking in Patterns : Problems, Solutions and Strategies
Humans have long been fascinated with patterns in nature and in socially constructed work and cultural environments. Consequently, the abilities to identify patterns and make sense of reality have been highly prized. British ...
Understanding the nature of Project Management capacity in Sri Lankan non-governmental organisations (NGOs): A Resource Based Perspective
Project Management (PM) capacity can be defined as PM resources and capabilities that are supporting for effective project operations. Using the Resource Based Perspective, the paper aims to explore the nature of PM capacity ...
1688 and All That: Property Rights, the Glorious Revolution and the Rise of British Captialism
In a seminal 1989 article, Douglass North and Barry Weingast argued that by making the monarch more answerable to Parliament, the Glorious Revolution of 1688 helped to secure property rights in England and stimulate the ...
Tourists' experiences of recreation spaces in Australia's Wet Tropics
People are increasingly engaging in recreational activities in nature. However, preferences for recreation opportunities are changing over time and among different people. Furthermore, different settings offer unique ...
Scaling the mobility of health workers in an enlarged Europe : An open political-economy perspective
The enlargement of the European Union in 2004 and 2007 and the marketisation of health care are increasing the mobility of workers and driving a scalar transformation of the sector across Europe. Drawing on questionnaires ...
The Essence of Collaboration : Extending our Reach and Potential Impact
It is sometimes said that competition makes us faster, but collaboration makes us better. The Oxford Dictionary defines collaboration as “the action of working with someone to produce something”. While collaboration enables ...
Positioning Virtual Workers Within Space, Time and Social Dynamics
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