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  • Nnadi, Matthias; Aghanya, Daniel (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 2015-06-30)
    This paper investigates whether the deal premium affects the performance of the acquiring firms in European mergers and acquisitions (M&As) deals for the period 2000-2013. We find a significant reduction in short-term ...
  • Algarni, Namshan A.; Patrick, McLaughlin; Ahmed, Al-Ashaab; Hamad, Rashid (IBIMA, 2018-02-09)
    The purpose of this article is to identify the aspects that relate to performance level; including enablers and inhibitors that influence leadership performance in the healthcare sector of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). ...
  • Bellisario, Andrea; Pavlov, Andrey (Taylaor and Francis, 2018-02-07)
    This paper provides the first systematic look into the existing research on performance management (PM) practices employed in lean manufacturing organisations (LMOs). It adopts a systematic review method to examine the ...
  • Vogiazas, Sofoklis; Alexiou, Constantinos (Wiley, 2018-04-17)
    In this paper, by using econometric techniques we provide evidence that bitcoin exhibited the formation of speculative bubble in 2017. To conceptually rationalize the results, we delve into the extant theoretical approaches ...
  • Hoolohan, C.; Larkin, A.; McLachlan, C.; Falconer, R.; Soutar, I.; Suckling, J.; Varga, Liz; Haltas, I.; Druckman, A.; Lumbroso, D.; Scott, M.; Gilmour, D.; Ledbetter, R.; McGrane, S.; Mitchell, C.; Yu, D. (Springer, 2018-04-04)
    The water–energy–food (WEF) nexus has become a popular, and potentially powerful, frame through which to analyse interactions and interdependencies between these three systems. Though the case for transdisciplinary research ...
  • Hu, Yukun; Tan, C. K.; Broughton, Jonathan; Roach, Paul Alun; Varga, Liz (Elaevier, 2018-02-14)
    Modern reheating furnaces are complex nonlinear dynamic systems having heat transfer performances which may be greatly influenced by operating conditions such as stock material properties, furnace scheduling and throughput ...
  • Boehnke Peesker, Karen (2016-10)
    This exploratory study builds on previous sales leadership research by examining, comparing, and contrasting sales leaders’ and sales representatives’ perceptions of what leadership behaviours enable salesperson performance. ...
  • Lusiantoro, Luluk; Yates, Nicola; Mena Madrazo, Carlos; Varga, Liz (Emerald, 2018-01-02)
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the understanding of the relationship between information sharing and performance of perishable product supply chains (PPSC). Building on transaction cost economics ...
  • Baines, Paul; Jones, Nigel (Taylor and Francis, 2018-03-16)
    The use of influence or interference activities by one country to change the tide of elections in another has recently gained prominence due to alleged Russian influence in the 2016 US presidential election and the 2017 ...
  • Prior, Daniel D.; Keränen, Joona; Koskela, Sami (Elsevier, 2018-03-18)
    This study explores and describes i) the nature of knowledge exchange processes at the frontline employee (FLE) level and ii) how FLE sensemaking processes affect buyer firm knowledge management practices in complex ...
  • Aktas, Emel; Meng, Yuwei (MDPI, 2017-12-12)
    Connected devices, sensors, and mobile apps make the retail sector a relevant testbed for big data tools and applications. We investigate how big data is, and can be used in retail operations. Based on our state-of-the-art ...
  • Antonetti, Paolo; Maklan, Stan (Wiley, 2016-05-02)
    Scholars hypothesize that retaliations against corporate social irresponsibility (CSI) are more likely when observers share the social identity of the victims. We present a model that explains in-group bias against ...
  • Micheli, Pietro; Pavlov, Andrey (Wiley, 2017-12-20)
    Recent research in performance measurement has focused on the tension between two uses of performance information: ‘passive’, to ensure compliance, and ‘purposeful’, to improve services. This article presents an in-depth ...
  • Champion, Donna (Elsevier, 2018-12-14)
    In recent years, the automotive industry has moved from building mechanical systems to creating complex ‘system of systems’ products, where functionality is controlled through multiple embedded software systems. These ...
  • Gontarek, Walter (2017-04)
    This study examines the emergence of risk governance arrangements in US bank holding companies (BHCs) and tests for their impact upon performance and risk profiles. Following the financial crisis, regulators introduced ...
  • Albaz, Naif (2017-07)
    The Saudi Government’s 2030 Vision directs local banks to increase and improve credit for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of the economy (Jadwa, 2017). Banks are, however, still finding it difficult to provide ...
  • Kotzab, Herbert; Teller, Christoph; Bourlakis, Michael; Wünsche, Sebastian (Emerald, 2017-12-31)
    Purpose The purpose of this study is to identify specific qualifications and competences required within the field of logistics and supply chain management from the perspective of lifelong learning and hierarchical level. ...
  • Zissis, Dimitris; Saharidis, Georgios. K. D.; Aktas, Emel; Ioannou, George (Elsevier, 2018-02-15)
    This paper examines the environmental impact of potential coordination on supply chains. A decentralized two-node supply chain is studied, in which one node is a buyer ordering from a second node, who is a supplier operating ...
  • Hu, Yukun; Tewari, Anurag; Varga, Liz; Li, Hailong; Yan, Jinyue (Elsevier, 2017-12-15)
    Traditional energy storage systems have a common feature: the generating of secondary energy (e.g. electricity) and regenerating of stored energy (e.g. gravitational potential, and mechanical energy) are separate rather ...
  • Bourne, Mike; Franco-Santos, Monica; Micheli, Pietro; Pavlov, Andrey (Taylor & Francis, 2017-11-20)
    Despite changes in tools and practices, the conceptual foundations of performance measurement and management (PMM) are still predominantly rooted in control systems research. While PMM approaches have delivered significant ...

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