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The moderating influence of HR operational autonomy on the entrepreneurial orientation-performance link in franchise systems
This study investigates the concept of HR Operational Autonomy, i.e., the freedom a franchisor offers to franchisees throughout the system with regards to their creation of HR practices. It is shown to have a significant ...
Gaining access to agency and structure in industrial marketing theory : a critical pluralist approach
This paper is concerned with gaining greater insight into the interplay between agency and structure in industrial marketing scholarship. The paper’s intent is to embed Midgley’s notion of critical pluralism within this ...
Networking Innovation in the European Car Industry : Does the Open Innovation Model Fit?
The demands of transportation have driven the automobile industry into an innovation race. Uncertain technological trends, long development cycles, highly capital-intensive product development, saturated markets, and ...
Silver surfers adopting and using Facebook? A quantitative study of Hertfordshire, UK applied to organizational and social change
With an ageing population that is on the increase, there are many older adults still in employment well past their retirement age. Currently, technological developments in the form of Online Social Networks (OSN1) are also ...
Using volunteer-employed photography to inform tourism planning decisions : A study of St David's Peninsula, Wales
More effective tools are needed to empower stakeholder participation in tourism planning processes, and volunteer-employed photography (VEP) is a promising option. This paper discusses the use of VEP to inform tourism ...
A Framework for Key Account Management and Revenue Management Integration
Key Account Management (KAM) and Revenue Management (RevM) have been widely practiced in the service industries for more than three decades, but the effects of RevM on KAM remain largely unknown. This paper addresses this ...
A decision support tool for predicting patients at risk of readmission : a comparison of classification trees, logistic regression, generalized additive models, and multivariate adaptive regression splines
The number of emergency (or unplanned) readmissions in the United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) has been rising for many years. This trend, which is possibly related to poor patient care, places financial pressures ...
Managing the Urgent and Unexpected : Twelve Project Cases and a Commentary
(Gower Publishing, 2014-10)
The Long March or Bold Strokes : Comparing Strategies for Adopting EVS Learning Technology at a UK University
(ACPI (Academic Conference Publishing International), 2014-10)
In recent years there has been much encouragement to investigate the use of classroom technologies to enhance the student learning experience especially in the STEM subjects but now extending across other subject areas as ...
Is it Time to Rethink Project Management?
On the evidence of the authors of the new Gower book Advances in Project Management: Narrated Journeys in Unchartered Territory, there is a sea change coming. That change will affect the way projects are perceived, lead ...